UDM leader, Bantu Holomisa says it’s not the first time former president FW de Klerk has denied the atrocities of Apartheid. He was responding to the ANC’s calls to not invite him to Parliament again.
“Well, I am not surprised given that De Klerk has been denying everything which his government was doing. I was part of the negotiations when the black on black violence was taking place, being perpetrated by his forces…when he was confronted even then, he said he didn’t know anything.
Holomisa said he himself was affected by De Klerk when his government “authorised the aborted coup in Transkei. During the State of the Nation Address, the EFF called for him to be removed from the house.
The party was reacting to his comments that Apartheid was not a crime against humanity. The former president and his foundation have denied that apartheid was a crime against humanity despite a declaration by the United Nations in 1973.
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The SA Film and Television Awards (Saftas) nominations were released recently, and Rami Chuene didn’t score a nod, something that left actress Nokuthula Mavuso and many other tweeps asking questions about the credibility of the awards.
Award season in the acting industry always splits Mzansi. While most people seemed to generally agree with the batch of nominees announced recently, there was no ignoring the apparent “snub” of some actors, including Rami. Read more