Many would assume that ethnic conflicts between black and white South Africans ended 28 years ago when the late former presidents of South Africa, F.W. deKlerk and Nelson Mandela, ended apartheid that was instituted 40 years before after South Africa's dominion status in the British Empire was revoked, but the rise in nationalist movements on all sides threatens to dismantle the Rainbow Nation.
Volkstaat Party, African Student Command, Viva Rhodesia, Boer
Movement, radical arms of the African National Congress (ANC), and
former Bantustan Republics have been gaining popularity as the
turmoil of the Covid Pandemic and civil unrest grips the country.
whites and blacks in South Africa are and have been at each-others
throats since the 1990's, but tension had existed since the Dutch
started exploring the interior in the 1720's.
examples of White Genocide and tribal supremacy between Zulus and
Xhosa groups, has put the screws on South Africa to either solve the
issue diplomatically or face a brutal civil war akin to the Yugoslav
and Bosnian Wars between 1992-2005.
were riots in the streets when former president Jacob Zuma was
arrested for corruption charges, leading to pro-Zuma supporters in
Zulu-Natal to riot for weeks.
have proposed carving South Africa into a series of new countries
based on ethnicity and race, whilst others want a US State model of
local legislation overriding federal legislation.
with the threat of civil war rising after the Russians, their ally in
B.R.I.C.S. (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) invaded
may come sooner than others think.