The Post-Colonial Scope for Afrikaans
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The Post-Colonial Scope for Afrikaans

(Antjie Krog) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 82-87

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Afrikaans gave the world the word “Apartheid”. After 1994 there were two silent voices in the debate on Afrikaans: first, the coloured voice; and second, the intellectual voice from the left. Only when Afrikaans has become fully diversified will it be able to play a forceful and possibly decisive role in forging a culture of tolerance in South Africa.

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