Fred Khumalo Columnist

Drowning as it is under a deluge of news about senseless murders, flagrant corruption by our politicians and corporate leaders, and so-called prophets robbing poor people of their pensions, SA is a dark, gloomy place. The kind of gloom that makes you want to switch off the TV, stop reading newspapers and play Lotto every week in the hope of striking it rich so you can move to Perth — do they still welcome Seffricans over there? — or Canada. Then comes a piece of news so flaky and laugh-out-loud you sit back and revel in its home-grown humour. Let me present SA’s new, safe utopia — sorry, whites only. It’s called Eureka and is in Garies in Namaqualand. Incidentally, it’s just a short day’s drive from that other whites-only Northern Cape republic, Orania. Adriaan Nieuwoudt, the founder of Eureka, says his project is "a serious attempt to re-establish our white people in safety. Here we empower the entire white race to independently … with our own means, in our own fatherland, build a ...

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