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The Architect of Apartheid

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This weekend the annual Rand Easter Show takes place in Johannesburg. It was during the Rand Show in 1960 that the first assassination attempt was made on the life of Hendrik¬†Frensch Verwoerd, the former¬†South African Prime Minister considered by many to be the grand ‘architect of apartheid’. Despite being born in the Netherlands, Hendrik Verwoerd […]