Monday, 11 February 2019

February 2019 Edition.

SPRINGBOK CYBER NEWSLETTER

February 2019 edition

At the time of Britain’s unfortunate entry into the then Common Market (now the EU) in 1973 many warnings were made about the damage which this would do to Britain’s traditional close and friendly links with its brother nations of the core Commonwealth, namely those mainly populated and ruled by the UK’s kith-and-kin – Canada, Australia and New Zealand (and de facto in those days, South Africa also).

Alas these warnings were not heeded, and as a result ever since that dark day when Britain surrendered its sovereignty relationships with the countries of the core Commonwealth have slowly but surely become weaker – to the clear detriment of all countries concerned. This state of affairs has of course proved bad enough in itself, but more recently we have become aware of an even more worrying side-effect of this growing drifting apart, namely the fact that the core Commonwealth countries are placing an escalating emphasis on the traditions and symbolisms of their earlier primitive populations, and have tended to abandon emphasis on the structures and culture of their ethnic British forebears who founded and developed their advanced first-world nations of today.

For some time now we have been concerned by the fact that New Zealanders have been adopting and highlighting Maori symbols and traditions – and in this regard it should be remembered that the Polynesian Maoris only settled in New Zealand a few hundred years before the first Whites arrived, and during that time did nothing to establish any form of infrastructure or state administration. Furthermore, when Mr. Tony Williams spoke at a Springbok Club meeting last year he told how much the same cultural abandonment was now taking place in Australia in favour of adopting the trappings of the Aboriginal people – even though they are an even more primitive race who have achieved even less than the Maoris! This alarming development has moreover been confirmed by the manner in which many Australian sporting bodies have irrationally adopted Aboriginal symbolism, as commented upon in the December 2018 Edition of the SCN. In this regard it was also very interesting to note that throughout Michael Portillo’s otherwise excellent BBC2 series Great Canadian Railway Journeys references were made to the “First Nations” (as North American native peoples are evidently termed in Canada) in every episode, something which appears to reflect similar growing emphasis throughout Canadian society.

By saying all this it is not our intention to disparage the Maori, Aboriginal or North American native peoples in any way, albeit that their traditions and lifestyle might seem very primitive to us – indeed we praise them for maintaining their own cultures and identities rather than trying to become “mock White Men”. These identities, however, should surely be reserved for their own communities alone, and not imposed upon their nation states as a whole. Our anger however is centred on those White liberals who seek to adopt the identities of these less advanced races, and our concern is that the magnificent traditions and achievements of the British-descended Canadian, Australian and New Zealand peoples which have manifested themselves ever since the foundations of their advances first-world nations have been subverted by adherence to the irrelevant minority cultures of the least civilised sections of their populations.

With Brexit rapidly approaching it is to be hoped therefore that the UK will once again look towards its brother nations of the core Commonwealth for alliances and co-operation, and together will be able to re-establish their common identity as advanced, civilised and forward-looking nations.

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SPRINGBOK CLUB NEWS

Unfortunately the Springbok Club’s planned 2019 AGM last month had to be postponed because unavoidable circumstances prevented two key officials of the organisation from attending. Although the business side of affairs had to be postponed, the subsequent “part 2” of the fascinating illustrated talk about the Battle of the Falkland Islands by Mr. Gary Vincent still took place, and was greatly enjoyed by all those in attendance.

The organisation’s 2019 AGM will now take place prior to the planned visit to the Brunel Museum in London, which has now been finalised for Saturday 2nd March. Fuller details will of course be circulated to all members and supporters in due course.

On Saturday 6th April the Springbok Club will be holding a special buffet meeting in central London featuring an eminent guest speaker, in order to celebrate both van Riebeeck’s Day and the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Hon. Ian Douglas Smith (which actually takes place two days later, the 8th April). Full details regarding this event will of course be given in next month’s SCN, but the price of tickets for this succulent buffet event have been finalised as £14.00 per head for Full Members of the Springbok Club, £16.00 per head for Associate Members, and £18.00 per head for non-members. All cheques etc. should be made payable to “The Springbok Club” and sent to: The Springbok Club, BM SAPAT, London WC1N 3XX, U.K..(All those who would prefer to pay by direct bank transfer should e-mail: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk in order to obtain the precise bank account details).

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PATRIOTIC FORUM NEWS

The Patriotic Forum held a most enjoyable double celebration last month, in order to celebrate both Australia Day and Burns Night. The day’s events started with a small ceremony at the bust of Admiral Arthur Phillip (the founding Governor of New South Wales) in the City of London very close to where he was born, at which inter alia an excellent article written by Mr. Reg Watson from Tasmania entitled “The argument for Australia Day to remain January 26th” was read out. After this the Patriotic Forum enjoyed a sumptuous tradition Burns Night supper at a near-by establishment, and Mr. John Pope is to be heartily congratulated upon organising this section of the day’s celebrations. The only slight problem of the day was that the section reserved for the Patriotic Forum party for the supper didn’t prove large enough, as there was a higher than anticipated attendance!

The Patriotic Forum will be staging a belated New Zealand Day celebration on Saturday 16th February. Assemble at "The George" in The Strand, London WC2R 1AP (opposite the Royal Courts of Justice) at approximately 13.00 hrs, from where - after a short convivial gathering – the party will be setting off to visit some near-by sites associated with the early colonisation of New Zealand, before finally adjourning to a hostelry with strong Antipodean connections. For more details, or to confirm your interest in attending, either e-mail: swinton@netcomuk.co.uk or 'phone: 07711188430.

The Patriotic Forum is planning a special celebration for “Brexit Day”, 29th March, although precise details are still to be finalised. It now seems more likely that this celebration will take place in London rather than in Brussels, but full details will of course be given in next month’s edition of the SCN.

On 6th April the Patriotic Forum will be joining forces with the Springbok Club in order to celebrate both van Riebeeck Day and the 100th anniversary of the birth of the Hon. Ian Douglas Smith. See the Springbok Club News section above for more details.

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THE IMPERIAL PATRIOT

The second edition of The Imperial Patriot (formerly S.A.Patriot/S.A.Patriot-in Exile) is now very close to publication. If you would like to purchase a bulk quantity of the first edition for re-distribution among friends, workmates and others who you think might be interested in receiving copies, then please let us know by e-mailing: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk. (Prices are £16.00 or R160.00 for 25 copies, £25.00 or R250.00 for 50 copies, £40.00 or R400.00 for 100 copies or £70.00 or R700.00 for 200 copies, which may be paid by cheque made payable to “Patriotic Press” and sent to: Patriotic Press, BM SAPAT, London WC1N 3XX, U.K,, or by direct bank transfer, details for which are available on request).

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MESSAGE FROM THE SANWILD WILDLIFE SANTUARY

We have recently received the following message from Lizel Kachelhoffer, the daughter of the late and great Louise Joubert who founded and ran the SanWild Wildlife Sanctuary. Although many of the accounts of the work of this estimable organisation are by their very nature harrowing, we have even so been greatly encouraged to learn that Lizel is not only continuing with the excellent work of her Mother, but is indeed expanding upon it. We hope that supporters will be able to help as best they can. The message reads as follows :-

“Dearest SanWild friends,

”We are very proud to introduce to you our newest & finest SanWild Anti Poaching Rangers. They have all been highly trained, and have dedicated their lives to protect SanWild's wildlife. They have a passion for what they do, and their motivation is unbelievable!

”This unit has just completed their First Aid Training, and have each qualified and received their certificates, as well as a Medical aid kit, that they can carry with them while on patrol. We are very proud of each and every one of them.

”These are the most important people and K9's at SanWild! These are the people on the ground and the people that put their lives at risk each and every day! These are the people that protect those that cannot protect themselves, against the murderous greed of poachers, and kingpins out there. I can't thank these guys enough, for what they are doing, for the welfare of the animals at SanWild. These people are their guardian angels, their protectors.

“SanWild desperately needs your help, in ensuring that these guys have everything they need in order to do their job successfully - Suitable equipment is expensive. And their salaries are R5000 per month (+-$390). SanWild also provides all their food, accommodation, transport, diesel as well as clothing.

”It is a war out there, make no mistake! More so, than what one realizes! But we need to win it, and unfortunately this does not come cheap. We have limited resources for funding all of this on our own. We are trying to get our small private bush camp, “The Sticky Tongue”, up and running as quickly as we can. This will hopefully, help us in becoming self-sustainable, and will cover the overheads and paying for our CPU rangers. But until such time, I am pleading to each and every one, to please help us win this war, and fight for what is right!

”If there are companies, or individuals out there, that would like to sponsor a ranger every month, or just make a "once off" donation towards their food, equipment, salaries or clothing, please contact : lizel@sanwild.org

”I know, every second email or post one receives these days, is/are from organisations, asking for money, and it can be frustrating But this whole war of rhino poaching, everyone is fighting, is because of the greed of certain murderous human-beings. I personally feel that we, as a handful of caring individuals, owe it to these magnificent creatures, to help in every way we can to protect them.

”For so many years, my mom and the people/supporters at SanWild, fought for what is right for animals. It has been such a difficult road. It has been a roller coaster of emotions. So many tears, screams of anger, sweat, heartache as well as laughter and joy. The feeling of giving up was a daily battle. Never did I experience all of this so intensely, as the day poachers murdered Big Boy I truly believe, that this caused my Mum’s death. Why ?... because I was there on that day of the 23rd of June, when poachers murdered an entire family of rhinos (Audrey, Azi and the baby rhino I named after my Mum)! That helpless, disappointing, heart-wrenching feeling, makes the hate in one so intense!

“This is the day I realized, and ‘felt’ exactly what my Mum went through, the day she found out about the murder of Big Boy.

”I really pray, with all my heart, that one day all this will come to an end, and that we can all live in peace, as it is meant to be. But until such time, we need to stand together, fight and never give up!

”Thank you to each and everyone that supports us, we cannot do this without you.

”Kind regards
”Lizel Kachelhoffer
”Trustee and daughter of the Late Louise Joubert”
or more details about the SanWild Wildlife Sanctuary or to make a donation visit their web-site at: www.sanwild.org

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THE 2019 WORLD ALPINE SKI-ING CHAMPIONSHIPS

In the March 2018 Edition of the SCN we commented about how the “new” South Africa had been able to send the magnificent total of one competitor to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Korea. At this year’s World Alpine Ski-ing Championships at Áre in Sweden the “new” South Africa claims to have been able to match this phenomenally high total – though nothing seems to have been seen or heard of this competitor so far!

Many might think that South Africa is an unlikely country to be competing in Alpine Ski-ing events, but as we reminded people in the March 2010 Edition of the SCN, during the days of civilised rule in South Africa there were plans to develop a ski resort in Qwa Qwa on the Drakensberg Mountains close to the Lesotho (Basutoland) border. We also commented in this edition about the existence of a vibrant Springbok Ski Club during the 1970s, which was run by a most energetic and enthusiastic young woman who would always appear at club gatherings resplendent in her custom-made ski-jacket in patriotic Orange, White and Blue colours! Alas we never received any responses as a result of this mention regarding what had happened to the Springbok Ski Club or to the lovely lady who ran it, so we ask once again therefore whether anyone knows what became of this club and person?

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THE DRAFT EXPROPRIATION BILL

Most readers will be aware of the draconian attempts by the ANC regime to expropriate (i.e steal) farm land legally owned by White farmers for their own nefarious requirements. Although there seems to be little that can be done about this given the current entrenched position of the ANC regime, a supporter from the United States has recently informed us of a web-site calling for public comments on this matter, so we therefore ask as many readers as possible to visit this site and to express their opposition to the theft which the ANC government is proposing. The web-site in question can be accessed at :-

https://dearsouthafrica.co.za/expropriation-bill/

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SEARCH SERVICES FOR THOSE SEEKING LOST RELATIVES

Find any South African, even those who have emigrated. We also search Botswana, Namibia and ex-Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.

Please use the search request form at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/emails.php?id=emails_from_SCN

Also check the list of South African expatriates/emigrants web-sites, which can be found at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/expatriates/toplist_expatriates.php?id=toplist_expatriates_from_springbk

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BILTONG AND BOEREWORS

Springers Biltong offers a marvellous range of biltong, boerewors and drywors – all of the very highest quality, reasonably priced, and fully registered and licensed with their local authority Their web-site can be accessed at :-

http://www.springersbiltong.com/index.html

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​BOOK OFFERS

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“ZIMBABWE’S STOLEN PROPERTY”

Zimbabwe’s Stolen Property is a poignant novel by Cliff McIlwaine. This is a dark, painfully sombre book which will bring back dreadful memories to any one associated with Zimbabwe – Black or White – and its bitter past.

Further details are available on the Diadem Books web site which can be accessed at: www.diadembooks.com

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CREST PUBLISHING BOOKS

The latest book published by Crest Publishing is entitled: “BOWLS - QUIRKS, CHIRPS AND ANECDOTES". This is not an instruction manual but rather a cheerful, humourous and sometimes controversial chronicle about the game and its history worldwide. Written to celebrate 40 years in the sport by the author, Glenn MacAskill, it should be of interest to all bowlers and other sports enthusiasts.

For more information about all books published, or to make an order, please contact Crest Publishing at: P.O.Box, 4178, Honeydew, Johannesburg, 2040, South Africa, e-mail: glennallanmacaskill@gmail.com, or visit the Crest Publishing web-site at: www.crestpublishing.co.za. Special discounts are available to ex-servicemen, Rhodies and Springboks!

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"THE SAINTS" – a unique documentary in support of the book on the brief history of the RLI.

DVD available along with other premium titles of historical interest from Msasa Enterprises. Visit www.rhodesianvideos.co.za or write to msasasa@mweb.co.za for more information. UK contact telephone: 07415 753 340.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW ?

No.243 - Mrs. T.G. BOTHA of Durban

Mrs. T.G. Botha (alas with the passage of time we forget her christian name) lived in the Bellair suburb of Durban and worked in the city’s main Post Office. A chance remark which was once made when collecting some registered mail for Patriotic Press during the late 1980s revealed that she fully supported our own patriotic ideals and was indeed a member of the Conservative Party of S.A.. Alas her personal domestic situation precluded her from being active with either the C.P.of S.A. or with the Patriotic Forum, but she proved to be a most delightful lady who was always keen to help us at the Post Office, and indeed was once of great assistance when we encountered difficulty with one particular item of mail. It would certainly be most interesting to learn where she is now.

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RECOMMENDED WEB-SITE OF THE MONTH

With New Zealand/Waitangi Day (6th February) just past, and with the Patriotic Forum’s belated New Zealand Day celebrations approaching, it has therefore been very appropriate that a supporter from the United States has recently informed us about a most interesting web-site relating to this day. This has proved to be a very neutral site which highlights the arguments on both sides of the debate about whether New Zealand’s national day should be called “New Zealand Day” or “Waitangi Day”, Some of the comments made be various contributors are very interesting and revealing, and the site can be accessed at :-

https://www.nzcpr.com/new-zealand-day/

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR

GEEL GEVAAR

Sir,

Chinese operatives working for the Chinese Communist Party are stacking [Australian] Liberal Party branches to stop pre-selection of any Liberal who speaks out against human rights abuses in China.

Yours etc.,

Bob Vinnicombe, Sefton, N.S.W., Australia

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OBITUARY

MICHAEL MOODIE

It was with great sadness that we recently learnt of the death of Mr. Michael “Mike” Moodie.

Although not South African, Mike Moodie was a good and long-standing British supporter of the White Man’s cause in southern Africa. He became aware of the Springbok Club during the late 1990s and thereafter proved a good and loyal member of the organisation. Very little was known about his early life, but he was evidently involved in a serious car accident during his youth when his spine was severely damaged and which left him with a pronounced stoop for the rest of his life – though this never stopped him from driving!

He moved from London to Dorset during the late-2000s to live with his widowed mother, but still stayed in good long-distance communication with the Springbok Club after moving there, and indeed continued to support the occasional activities which the organisation staged in the Wessex region. Contact with him suddenly ceased a few years ago however, and so the recent sad notification of his death undoubtedly explains the reason why.

Mike Moodie will always be remembered fondly, and our condolences are of course extended to all his relatives.

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Tuesday, 15 January 2019

January 2019 Edition.

SPRINGBOK CYBER NEWSLETTER

January 2019 edition

Ever since the end of WWII one of the biggest obstacles facing any patriotic party or organisation throughout the West has been the existance of closet neo-Nazis within their ranks, or attempts by those who harbour neo-Nazi sympathies to infiltrate their movement. This has inevitably provided much easy ammunition for leftist forces opposed to any expression of patriotism or national self-determination.

A classic example of this occurred in the UK during the late 1960s and early 1970s, when an originally authentic patriotic party called the National Front rapidly rose to prominence. Although the vast majority of the members and supporters of this party were true and loyal British patriots who were proud of their country’s contribution to the defeat of the scourge of fascism during WWII, a fatal mistake was made by the leadership of this party by allowing certain individuals to join who had well-documented neo-Nazi pasts. This clique of fascists somehow managed to usurp control of the party, which gave the leftist media a field-day in smearing the party by publishing pictures of the usurpers wearing full Nazi regalia, with the clear implication being that this extremist mindset was typical of all National Front members. Even though a sizeable body of members then resigned from the party to form the authentically patriotic National Party of the UK the same smear was easily applied to them because of their past association – even though the very reason for their resignations was their loathing of the neo-Nazis who had taken over their former party! (A full account of the history of the National Party of the UK can be found in the middle-page spread article of S.A.Patriot-in-Exile No.37).

The problem was alas much the same in South Africa – though here of course the resulting outcome was fatal. The notorious Brendan Willmer, who usurped control from the other founding members of the Save Rhodesia Campaign before establishing the South Africa First Campaign with financial backing from the Department of Information, had been an active member of an overtly neo-Nazi organisation in the UK before emigrating, and when this was exposed in the South African media – complete with pictures of him in a Nazi uniform - it of course catastrophically damaged the reputation and effectiveness of the campaign. More famously and even more disastrous for the future of the country was the pantomime AWB outfit, which with its clear neo-Nazi imagery and rhetoric gave the liberal media in the country the easiest of tasks in smearing all those who had foolishly associated with it. At the time of the vital 1992 Constitutional Referendum the size and influence of this bunch of clowns was of course exaggerated out of all proportion, with the result being that the “No” campaign lost votes in the tens of thousands. The rest, as they say, is history.

Elsewhere in the West from the end of WWII until the turn of the century the situation was much the same, with the presence of those with well-documented neo-Nazi sympathies – and in some cases actual Nazi-era affiliations – in otherwise genuine patriotic organisations provided the easiest justification to smear these bodies. With the advent of the new millennium and the fading of the Nazi-era into history such smearings have become far more difficult however. The 5-Star Movement in Italy and Fidesz in Hungary have managed to rise to power with no hint of neo-Nazi connections, and both the PVV in the Netherlands and the Sverigedemokraterna in Sweden have similarly managed to make strong electoral advances. Even Marine le Pen in France has seen it advantageous to distance herself from her father who was often smeared for alleged neo-Nazi sympathies, with resulting electoral triumphs far greater than her father ever managed to achieve.

In Britain UKIP constantly eschewed all membership applications from anyone with even a hint of previous neo-Nazi connections – often going overboard by so doing and thereby losing much potential support. As a result, however, UKIP managed to obtain electoral success far greater than the National Front could ever have dreamed of. Now however a new breed of young patriotic leaders such as Tommy Robinson and James Goddard, plus an increasing number of female activists, have arisen in the UK who have no neo-Nazi connections whatsoever, and who are too young to fall under the influence of those beguilded by the false imagery of the Nazi-era. The new UKIP leadership has wisely decided to work closely with this new breed, and as a result the party has now been re-galvinised.

As we imply, this scenario is much the same throughout the West, most notably by the Gilets Jaunes movement in France. The new generation of patriotic activists are well aware of the evils of Naziism and the fakeness of Holocaust denial, and have rejected both forms of lunacy. Instead they have become increasingly influenced by the glories of the past achievements of their own nations – particularly by their technological and entrepreneurial achievements and their triumphs during the great age of European Imperial expansionism. They therefore have no need for the fancy-dress fantasies of the neo-Nazis – and furthermore all anti-Semitic paranoia can now be left to Corbyn’s vile Labour Party!

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SPRINGBOK CLUB NEWS

On Thursday 31st January the Springbok Club will be holding its 2019 AGM..All current members will of course be informed of the full details of this event in due course, so if you wish to participate and aren’t currently a member then you better forward your membership payment as soon as you can! After the business side of affairs has been concluded Mr. Gary Vincent will be giving “part 2” of his illustrated talk about the Battle of the Falkland Islands (see the Patriotic Forum News section of the December 2018 SCN), to which all supporters, whether members or not, will be welcome to attend. For more information either e-mail: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk or ‘phone: 07711188430.

In February the Springbok Club will be staging a visit to the Brunel Museum in London, and later during the year the organisation will be hosting a number of interesting meetings featuring several eminent guest speakers. More details about all these events will of course be given in future editions of the SCN.

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PATRIOTIC FORUM NEWS

On Friday 25th January the Patriotic Forum will be holding a double celebration. This will include a traditional supper to be held at a well-known establishment in the City of London in order to celebrate Burns’ Night, and a short ceremony at the bust of Admiral Arthur Phillip (the founding Governor of New South Wales) behind St.Paul’s Cathedral in order to celebrate Australia Day (well it will be Australia Day in Australia itself at the time!). Following this double-celebration the Patriotic Forum will be celebrating New Zealand Day in early February by staging a trip to certain sites in central London associated with the founding and colonisation of New Zealand. If you are interested in participating in any of these celebrations either e-mail: swinton@netcomuk.co.uk or ‘phone: 07711188430 for more details.

On “Brexit Day”, March 29th, the Patriotic Forum is planning a special celebration. Although the original intention was to join in the festivities which will take place in central London, a more intriguing and fascinating suggestion has recently been made, and that is to go to Brussels in order to witness the ceremonial last lowering of the Union Flag outside the EU headquarters (which has evidently already been arranged by the EU authorities), and to cheer. Regardless of the final decision, full details will of course be given in next month’s SCN.

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THE IMPERIAL PATRIOT

The second edition of The Imperial Patriot (formerly S.A.Patriot/S.A.Patriot-in Exile) is now well on the way to publication. If you would like to purchase a bulk quantity of the first edition for re-distribution to friends, workmates and others who you think might be interested in receiving copies, then please let us know by e-mailing: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk. (Prices are £16.00 or R160.00 for 25 copies, £25.00 or R250.00 for 50 copies, £40.00 or R400.00 for 100 copies or £70.00 or R700.00 for 200 copies, which may be paid by cheque made payable to “Patriotic Press” and sent to: Patriotic Press, BM SAPAT, London WC1N 3XX, U.K,, or by direct bank transfer, details for which are available on request).

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MESSAGE FROM THE NETWORK FOR ANIMALS

We’ve recently received this further harrowing report from the Network for Animals organisation regarding appalling conditions for dogs in the “new” South Africa, which gives great cause for concern. It reads as follows :-

“In ‘Freedom Park’ in Cape Town, South Africa on a recent rescue mission we were warned by police to leave because our lives were in danger from gangsters.

“’Freedom Park’ is a crime-ridden slum where gang-related, drive-by killings are commonplace and we’ve been shot at before. But the hundreds of dogs there are in such desperate need that we thanked the police and got on with our work.

“Not even risking our lives will deter us from helping these poor dogs who are sick, hungry and routinely abused.

“Starving, sick and abused animals lined the streets as we cautiously drove in search of a semi-safe area from which to base our rescue operation. As we drove, we were besieged by people asking for dog food and care for pets.

“They brought scrawny puppies, led old, sick dogs to us for help and pleaded with us to give them dog food.

“We found a starving pit-bull called Passion. She was living in the mud, cold and wet, with open sores on her body. Passion was so scared she urinated in fear when we approached. We could not leave her so we persuaded her owner to let us take her. She will join hundreds of others at the Fallen Angels shelter, where she will be loved and nursed back to health.

“There are so many dogs in distress in South Africa that we are constantly overwhelmed. We need your support to help these dogs.

“There is a deep underlining problem that desperately needs attention in Mitchells Plain and my NFA team is committed to providing it.

“We want to start a vitally important education programme to help people understand that just like you and me dogs feel fear and pain – and that man has no right to cause them to suffer just because he has the capacity to do so.

“For the animals,

“Brian, Gloria and Max, Founders and CEOs”

The Network for Animals organisation can be contacted at: https://networkforanimals.org

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MARGARET COURT’S TRIUMPH

Margaret Court was undoubtedly Australia’s greatest female Lawn Tennis player ever, winning 24 Grand Slam singles titles. It was therefore no surprise when the Australian Lawn Tennis authorities decided to name one of the two main arenas at the new Australian Open Complex in Melbourne after her. Following her glittering Lawn Tennis career Margaret Court entered the Christian ministry, becoming an ordained minister at the Victory Life Centre Church in Perth, and also became a fearless moral crusader campaigning against perversions in society such as homosexuality and pedophilia. This unsurprisingly did not go down well with the homosexual lobby, and calls were made by them (headed by Margaret Court’s former rival player from the United States, Billie-Jean King, herself an admitted lesbian who had deserted her devoted husband) to have the arena in Melbourne named in her honour re-named. Happily the Australian Lawn Tennis authorities have so far rejected this disgusting request, and should be saluted for so doing. For all her victories on the Lawn Tennis courts around the world, Margaret Court’s greatest triumph will undoubtedly be in trying to protect children and society in general from the ravishes of sexual perversions by her moral crusading.

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SOUTH AFRICAN FARM MURDERS

A supporter from Australia has recently forwarded us a message which he has received from Katie Hopkins, the courageous British journalist who has taken a strong interest in the quasi-genocidal farm murder epidemic currently taking place in the “new” South Africa, and has been prepared to publicise these atrocities. It reads as follows :-

“I couldn’t be more thrilled to be emailing you to let you know that our documentary - *Plaasmoorde: The Killing Fields* – is now all yours, for you to watch and share.

”Many of you will have seen clips and columns, from my time in the country, but this is the full story. For my new friends and our brothers and sister in South Africa, I really feel it is important that you watch it.

https://www.therebel.media/r?u=jZddi0b3JTJeintXk_qGokgB8FoaCcNnSIthrt5Smuk&e=cb5bb04df5a7fb8e968827ac4a5e5d76&utm_source=therebel&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=kh_plaasmoorde&n=2

”Plaasmoorde literally means "farm murders" in Afrikaans, and this documentary follows my journey through South Africa, meeting the White farmers being systematically cleansed from the land.

”There are the heartfelt accounts of the victims like brave Bernard, whose own father was bludgeoned to death on his driveway. His young sons confide their wish to end their lives to be with their grandfather.

”The Black gangs shot at Bernard’s little son, and missed. But the bullet hole in the wall of his family home is still there - a daily reminder of their terrible past every time they go through their front door, and a visible scar, unlike the mental scars now suffered by his wife and sons.

”All of the Rebel Media team (including the burly security team) were left in tears on the grass as he told his story in his front step, overlooking his farm. And in quiet moments I think of him and his family often.

”This documentary is a tough watch, but it's an important one too. There are truths from serving police officers and distinguished academics which clearly counter the lies we are told in the mainstream press; that there is no problem in South Africa, that this is all some terrible figment of my imagination.”

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Another item sent to us by another Australian supporter indicates an intriguing means by which South African farmers could escape from this terror. This article can be accessed at :-

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6300337/Russia-tries-woowhite-South-African-farmers-amid-land-seizures-homeland.html

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REMEMBERING ENOCH POWELL

2018 marked the 50th anniversary of John Enoch Powell’s epoch-marking and prophetic “Rivers of Blood” speech, in which he warned of the dire consequences to the British nation should continuing numbers of unassimilatable immigrants be allowed into the country. Although his warnings were taken notice of for a while, the problem arose again during the 1990s, accelerated considerably by Britain’s membership of the Common Market/EEC/EU - another great mistake by post-WWII British governments which Enoch Powell constantly warned against. A supporter from Sussex recently informed us about two YouTube videos featuring this famous and heroic speech of Enoch Powell. With Brexit fast approaching so that at least one of these national mistakes which Enoch Powell warned against will soon be rectified, it is probably a good time to be reminded of the other great problem which he highlighted which still faces the British nation These YouTube videos can be accessed at :-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MtIF6tw-Io

and

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ix_7p1qczXs

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SEARCH SERVICES FOR THOSE SEEKING LOST RELATIVES

Find any South African, even those who have emigrated. We also search Botswana, Namibia and ex-Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.

Please use the search request form at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/emails.php?id=emails_from_SCN

Also check the list of South African expatriates/emigrants web-sites, which can be found at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/expatriates/toplist_expatriates.php?id=toplist_expatriates_from_springbk

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BILTONG AND BOEREWORS

Springers Biltong offers a marvellous range of biltong, boerewors and drywors – all of the very highest quality, reasonably priced, and fully registered and licensed with their local authority Their web-site can be accessed at :-

http://www.springersbiltong.com/index.html

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​BOOK OFFERS

“LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALFRED JAMES TOMLINSON: MEMOIRS OF AN AFRICAN PIONEER AND BSAP OFFICER" is now available at Amazon.com, and can be shipped to anywhere in the world. This book contains excerpts from Lieut. Tomlinson's writings detailing his experiences as a member of the BSAP in Southern Rhodesia, where he rose from the rank of an ordinary trooper to retire as the commanding officer. It also includes the personal story of Majaqaba Ncube, a man who was enslaved by Lobengula when his entire village was massacred by the chief's soldiers. After he escaped, Lieut. Tomlinson saved him from certain death and gave him a job. They lost contact and were reunited after 45 years, when Majaqaba presented Lieut. Tomlinson with an earthenware jar.

Trish also writes romantic suspense and romantic comedy fiction. www.trishjaxon.com

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“ZIMBABWE’S STOLEN PROPERTY”

Zimbabwe’s Stolen Property is a poignant novel by Cliff McIlwaine. This is a dark, painfully sombre book which will bring back dreadful memories to any one associated with Zimbabwe – Black or White – and its bitter past.

Further details are available on the Diadem Books web site which can be accessed at: www.diadembooks.com

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CREST PUBLISHING BOOKS

The latest book published by Crest Publishing is entitled: “BOWLS - QUIRKS, CHIRPS AND ANECDOTES". This is not an instruction manual but rather a cheerful, humourous and sometimes controversial chronicle about the game and its history worldwide. Written to celebrate 40 years in the sport by the author, Glenn MacAskill, it should be of interest to all bowlers and other sports enthusiasts.

For more information about all books published, or to make an order, please contact Crest Publishing at: P.O.Box, 4178, Honeydew, Johannesburg, 2040, South Africa, e-mail: glennallanmacaskill@gmail.com, or visit the Crest Publishing web-site at: www.crestpublishing.co.za. Special discounts are available to ex-servicemen, Rhodies and Springboks!

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"THE SAINTS" – a unique documentary in support of the book on the brief history of the RLI.

DVD available along with other premium titles of historical interest from Msasa Enterprises. Visit www.rhodesianvideos.co.za or write to msasasa@mweb.co.za for more information. UK contact telephone: 07415 753 340.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW ?

No.242 - Mrs. INA BURSEY and Mr. LES BURSEY of Rhodesia.

Ina Bursey was the President of the Rhodesian Action Party (which campaigned in favour of continued resistance and national self-determination) during the final dramatic days of the Rhodesian nation during the late 1970s. Her then youthful son Les was also a strong supporter of the party and campaigned alongside his mother in favour of a “No” vote at the decisive Rhodesian constitutional referendum of 1979, and joined the tour undertaken by officials from the Save Rhodesia Campaign of South Africa around the country in order to advocate a “No” vote. It is doubtful whether Ina Bursey is still alive, but Les almost certainly will be, so it would therefore be very interesting to learn where he now is.

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RECOMMENDED WEB-SITE OF THE MONTH

Our friends from History Society Gibraltar, which works to stimulate interest in all aspects of Gibraltarian history, particularly regarding the Rock’s British identity, and to preserve its historic buildings for posterity, have recently installed a very informative upgraded web-site. It can be accessed at :-

https://www.historysocietygibraltar.com/

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

GENETIC THEORY

Sir,

There was nothing in the obituary to Les Hompstead which you published (see September 2018 SCN – Ed.) which could possibly suggest that he wasn’t modest, nor was there anything in it which any reasonable person could possibly object to – as his daughter Sheila Ayling, apparently speaking on behalf of her two siblings as well as herself, evidently did! (see December 2018 SCN – Ed.).

I have a theory about what caused this inexplicable reaction from her however. Les Hompstead was a great man who achieved great heights in life. None of his three children have done anything of note in life however, with both daughters entering into inappropriate first marriages which both inevitably ended in divorces. Could it be that his children are simply jealous and embarrassed by their failures to live up to their father’s high achievements?

Yours etc.,

H.K.H., Gillingham, Kent, U.K.

[ I think some of the comments expressed here are a little unfair. Although never ascending to the dizzying heights of his father, Trevor has still enjoyed a very happy and successful marriage and family life, and Sheila herself has also enjoyed a far better and long-lasting second marriage, founding a very successful jewelry business with her second husband in Fareham. – Ed.]

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GOOD HISTORY MARK

Sir,

I believe Sir Winston Churchill to have been the greatest Briton. I also believe him to have been right about many things - helping the poor before the First World War, Communism, Nazism, immigration (wanted to control it in 1954), the Common Market (he was against Britain joining) and the British Empire.

I am an "Empire man" and proud of it - we should be teaching the good things about the Empire rather than digging in the dirt like Yasmin Alibhai-Brown and Jeremy Corbyn would have us do. For instance, Britain took the lead in the fight against slavery when she certainly wasn't forced to. The term "concentration camps" did not have the pejorative meaning in the Anglo-Boer War that it has now - it was used to describe POW camps in the First World War. The Anglo-Boer War ones were meant as protected villages set up to provide the Boers of assistance, shorten the war, and save British lives. The land in Africa did not "belong" to anyone until Europeans established title to and cultivated it.

Finally a suggestion. How about teaching the history of Africa after its over-hasty decolonisation?

Yours etc.,

Mark Taylor, London, U.K.

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BBC4 INVASION! SERIES

In the November 2018 Edition of the SCN we praised the BBC series “Empire”. We are afraid, however, that we can’t do the same regarding the BBC’s subsequent historical series “Invasion!”, which was presented by Sam Willis.

This series set out to show that Britain had been “invaded” several times since the Norman Conquest of 1066, but then even more unjustifiably tried to assert that Britain was a “nation of immigrants”. Both of these claims, however, are not only controversial, but are also false.

The term “invasion” always implies a movement by one group of people into the territory of another which is unwelcome, usually (though not exclusively) by means of armed force. Although such moves against Britain were planned by the Spanish during the late 16th century, Napoleonic France in the early 19th century and the Nazi Germans in the mid 20th centuries, none of these plans ever came to fruition. The two “invasions” quoted in this series which did include the movement of armies into Britain, the expedition of Prince Louis of France during the 13th century and the Glorious Revolution of 1688, were actually a result of invitations from the existing British authorities in order to remove unpopular monarchs, so therefore can’t be regarded as “invasions” at all! The first of these was of course terminated by mutual consent almost as soon as it had begun, and the second resulted in the cheering of the Williamite forces all the way from Brixham to London. Some “invasion”! As for the other examples given by Sam Willis, such as the Dutch bombardment of Chatham Dockyard in 1667 and the French landing in Pembrokeshire in 1797, these were simply raids with no intention of ever remaining permanently. All these examples of so-called “invasions” were therefore wild, wild exaggerations.

But it was Simon Willis’s claim that Britain is a “nation of immigrants” which was the most alarming distortion of history. This has been an unsubstantiated claim made by liberal egalitarians ever since the 1960s in order to justify their misguided dream of a multi-racial society. The fact of the matter is that ever since the evolution of humans all lands throughout the world have been subject to the movements of people – but those territories which are islands or isolated peninsulars, such as the British Isles, the Scandinavian peninsular, Japan, Australia and the Pacific islands, have been less subject to such movements than most. Furthermore, when we refer to waves of immigration we are inevitably talking about movements of people only since the advent of recorded history, i.e. only during the past 3000 or so years. The truth of the matter is that prior to the Windrush disaster of the late 1940s all the immigrant numbers who moved to Britain were not only relatively small, but were also exclusively White, and in all but one case since the Roman invasion of some 2000 years ago were of Nordic racial stock. The first homosapien inhabitants of Britain were the Nordic Kelts and Picts, who were followed by the Nordic Anglo-Saxons and Jutes after the Romans had left, and then by the Nordic Vikings and Normans (whose name literally meant Norse-men!). After that immigrant groups were small in number and consisted almost exclusively of other Nordic people from north-west Europe – the Flemish, the Dutch and the French Huguenots. All these peoples were therefore not from a different racial group, but simply different tribes of the same Norse race. The only immigrant group of any significance who were not Nordic were the Jews – but they to their eternal credit never tried to assimilate or inter-marry with the host population, but rather kept to themselves and maintained their own distinctive culture. Apart from Scandinavia the British Isles has thus proved to be the most racially homogeneous place in Europe, and prior to the Windrush invasion the population of Britain was undoubtedly about 99% Nordic in composition.

The BBC therefore did a great disservice to their licence fee payers by broadcasting such a blatant and dangerous piece of fake information.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018

December 2018 Edition.

SPRINGBOK CYBER NEWSLETTER

December 2018 edition

On Sunday 9th December a massive march, organised and co-ordinated by UKIP, took place through central London demanding that “Brexit means Brexit” – in other words rejecting any negotiated “deal” with the EU bureaucrats and calling for a managed “No Deal” exit from the EU.

Estimates vary, but most observers reported that there were tens of thousands on this march, making it one of the largest popular protest demonstrations in recent years – if not ever – and showing clearly that support for Britain’s complete withdrawal from the hated European Union has not diminished in any way since the People’s Vote of 23rd June 2016, and in all probability has probably increased significantly.

Evidently by the time the front of the march reached its destination in Whitehall the rear hadn’t even left its official starting point in Park Lane. Whitehall was cordoned off for the culmination of the protest, with a special dais being erected not far from the entrance to Downing Street, and from where a series of dynamic speeches were made to the thronged crowd by several prominent personalities, including Tommy Robinson (the inspirational “people’s hero” famed for drawing attention to Islamic sexual exploitation gangs), Neil Hamilton AM (the charismatic former Conservative government minister and current UKIP Welsh Assembly member), Stuart Agnew MEP (the UKIP MEP for the East of England and their agriculture and food spokesman), Lord Pearson (the UKIP Leader in the House of Lords), and of course the current UKIP Leader, Gerard Batten MEP.

Gerard Batten of course only became UKIP Leader earlier this year, announcing that he was only accepting the position temporarily, and for no longer than twelve months – but already he seems to have totally re-energised the party after a sustained period of decline and inept leadership, as the phenomenal success of thiis massive protest march well illustrates.

Predictably, alas, the renewed support which UKIP has received as a result of its rejuvenated leadership has meant that former UKIP leader Nigel Farage plus a handful of his sycophants (most of whom have proved either failures or inadequates) have resigned from UKIP in fits of pique. There could be something more than mere jealousy at play here however, for as we’ve observed previously Farage has expressed some views in the past which simply do not tally with the leader of a party which claims to be patriotic. More recently, however, he has stated that he thought there definitely would be a “second referendum” regarding Britain’s relationship to the EU and that there was a 55% likelihood that Brexit would not happen – and that as a result he was forming a new party to fight the 2019 Euro-Elections! By so doing he has of course been propagating ideas which are the antithesis of those which he claimed to support whilst leader of UKIP, and the only conclusion which can be drawn is that he doesn’t really wish Brexit to happen so that he can retain his seat in the Euro-Parliament and all the perks which go with it!

Gerald Batten, however, has clearly demonstrated that he is NOT a phony, and we hope therefore that he will reconsider his original decision only to hold the UKIP leadership for one year. With a new and younger cadre of unambiguous patriots such as Tommy Robinson rising to prominence within the party, the future for UKIP therefore now seems very bright, and will mean that it is likely to remain a force on the British political scene long after Brexit has been achieved!

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SPRINGBOK CLUB NEWS

The Springbok Club took an active role in organising this year’s annual “Raising of the Flag” ceremony (marking the anniversary of the foundation of Rhodesia in 1890) which took place at Bath in Somerset earlier this month as the usual venue in Norfolk was unavailable because of extensive building repair work. This ceremony turned out to be a good success in spite of its enforced relocation, with Sgt. Graham Gillmore (ex-Grenadier Guards, RLI and South African Pathfinders Company) acting as Parade Commander as usual and with Rhodesian born-and-bred Mrs. Thorley Oliver performing the actual raising of the Union Flag. After the flag-raising itself short speeches were given by this present writer and Mr. Peter Jewell (who had lived in Rhodesia during the UDI years and had become a prominent sporting personality in the country and also worked as a pilot with Air Trans Africa), which were followed by a key-note speech from Mr. Stuart Agnew MEP (the UKIP MEP for the East of England and UKIP’s Spokesman on Agriculture and Food, who had worked as a soil and water conservation officer in Rhodesia and also served in the Rhodesian Army for a number of years), and the ceremony ended with the singing of the National Anthem, which was led with gusto by Mr. Alex Knox-Wylie. Special thanks are due to Mr. & Mrs. Alexander von Tutschek who not only provided an excellent alternative venue, but who also laid on a sumptuous spread of succulent buffet snacks for all who attended,

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The Kent Branch of the Springbok Club staged a small event to commemorate the Day of the Vow in Canterbury on 16th December this year, thus remembering the vow made by Andries Pretorius and his brave band of Voortrekker pioneers prior to the Battle of Blood River in 1838, even if many of their descendants still based in South Africa itself seem to have forgotten it.

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In January the Springbok Club will be holding its 2019 AGM, after which Mr. Gary Vincent will be giving “part 2” of his illustrated talk about the Battle of the Falkland Islands (see Patriotic Forum News section). All current members will of course be informed of the details of this event in due course, so if you wish to participate and aren’t currently a member then you better send in your membership payment as soon as you can!

In February the Springbok Club plans to stage a visit to the Brunel Museum in London. More details will of course be given in future editions of the SCN.

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PATRIOTIC FORUM NEWS

The Patriotic Forum held a most informative meeting in November which was addressed by Mr. Hugh Shakeshaft, a prominent international financial analyst and advisor and Brexiteer activist, on the theme “The EU and the catastrophic road ahead for the EU and the EuroZone post-Brexit”. In an enlightening, hard-hitting, and often amusing speech Mr. Shakeshaft explained not only why Britain’s speedy exit from the EU was beneficial in itself, but also predicted that a forthcoming international financial meltdown would mean that complete control over its own affairs would place the UK in an infinitely better position to withstand this crisis.

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The Patriotic Forum staged a trip to Chatham Dockyard earlier this month in order to celebrate Falkland Islands Battle Day. Many of the ships which took part in the Battle of the Falklands Islands of 1914 and the subsequent Falklands War of 1982 were based at Chatham, which gave added significance to this visit. Assembling at the historic Main Gate, a former employee of the Dockyard was able to point out and comment about many of the buildings, features and historical aspects of the Yard, including showing the grace-and-favour house, “The Cottage”, where Les Hompstead lived whilst serving as Yard Services Manager from 1967 to 1970. After viewing the Dockyard the Patriotic Forum party adjourned to the adjacent historic King George V pub, where Mr. Gary Vincent compéred a fascinating PowerPoint presentation about the Battle of the Falkland Islands. As mentioned above, as there proved insufficient time to finish this presentation it will be concluded at the end of the Springbok Club’s 2019 AGM in January.

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The Patriotic Forum will be holding a dinner to mark Burns’ Night in central London on 25th January 2019, after which a short ceremony will be staged at the near-by bust of Admiral Arthur Phillip (the founding Governor of New South Wales) in order to celebrate Australia Day (it will by then be Australia Day in Australia itself!).

In February 2019 the Patriotic Forum will be celebrating New Zealand Day by staging a trip to certain sites in central London associated with the founding and colonisation of New Zealand, and on March 29th will be participating in the festivities in central London to celebrate the actual moment of Brexit. More details about all these events will be included in future editions of the SCN.

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THE IMPERIAL PATRIOT

We are happy to be able to announce that thanks to a most generous donation from one of our supporters we have been able to complete postage of all copies of the first edition of the re-branded The Imperial Patriot (formerly S.A.Patriot/S.A.Patriot-in Exile) to all existing subscribers, and furthermore can now proceed with the publication of the second edition. If you would like to purchase a bulk quantity of the first edition for re-distribution to friends, colleagues and others who you think might be interested in receiving copies then please let us know by e-mailing: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk. (£16.00 or R160.00 for 25 copies, £25.00 or R250.00 for 50 copies, £40.00 or R400.00 for 100 copies or £70.00 or R700.00 for 200 copis).

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MESSAGE FROM THE NETWORK FOR ANIMALS

We’ve recently received the following report from the Network for Animals organisation regarding appalling conditions for dogs in the “new” South Africa, which gives great cause for concern. It reads as follows :-

“It’s been a cold, harsh winter in Cape Town and the thousands of dogs in the city’s slums are suffering from hunger, illness and cold.

“Dogs have a hard life in the slums. People can barely feed themselves and dog food is simply beyond the household budget. The result is hundreds of abandoned dogs living in unbelievable squalor. The dogs have no medical care and no shelter, the only care they get is from volunteers like us.

“For four years, in partnership with volunteers from TEARS, a wonderful local organization, we have been helping street dogs in the crime-ridden slum where the dogs live, a desperately poor area called Vrygrond. Vrygrond means “free ground” in Afrikaans, but the only thing the animals get free is disease. With the help of animal lovers we have made life better for hundreds of street dogs. But there is so much more to do.

“My team recently visited a rubbish dump where dogs gather in a desperate search for food. Dogs surrounded us, skinny, scared, shivering and starving. We spotted a discarded puppy curled up in a ball, too weak to move. She had just hours to live. She looked up at us with puppy-dog eyes, pleading for help. Of course, we rescued her. Her new name is Maggie. She got immediate medical care and will be cared for at TEARS until a good home can be found for her.

“With the help of animal lovers I help send regular rescue missions to Vrygrond, even though it’s a dangerous thing to do because of random gang violence.

“We can’t allow threats of violence to stop us when there are hundreds of dogs like Maggie in desperate need of food, shelter and medical care. We have to help them.

“For the animals,

“Brian Davies, Founder

“P.S. For the South African government animals are just not a priority. Animal welfare laws are ignored or badly enforced, resulting in massive cruelty.”

The Network for Animals organisation can be contacted at: https://networkforanimals.org

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POLITICAL CORRECTNESS GONE MAD

There have recently been two most worrying spectres in the world of international sport which have proved extremely sickening.

Firstly both the Cricket and Rugby Union authorities (and we believe the Association Football authorities also) have been prepared to devote certain days to propagating the views of the sinister Stonewall pro-homosexual lobbying organisation – complete with rainbow-coloured clothing for officials, flags and even laces worn in players’ boots. The authorities concerned undoubtedly agreed to do this because of financial “bribes” which they received by way of the so-called “pink pound” assets available to this political pressure group. They should remember however that their sports have a great influence upon children and young people who they should surely be trying to protect, rather than exposing to such unnatural perversions.

The second disturbing spectre has been the appearance of the subversive Aboriginal flag on the Australian Rugby Union jerseys during their recent tour of the British Isles. As far as we know there are no Aboriginals presently playing in the Australian national side (all the non-Whites in their current squad seem to be South Sea Islander mercenaries) – so why therefore this kow-towing to Aboriginal sensitivities? The Abo’ flag is of course regarded as offensive by the vast majority of Australians, so therefore its appearance on the national team’s jersey can only alienate the Australian Rugby Union team from their natural fan-base of supporters.

Both of these worrying developments have of course been concessions to so-called “political correctness”, but “political correctness” was a manifestation of the 1990s, and it is now 2018, so we are surely now living in a far different – and far better – world!

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ARTICLE FROM THE DEMOCRATS & VETERANS PARTY

We have recently been informed about a very interesting and encouraging article which has been circulated by the Democrats & Veterans Party which draws attention to the reprehensible Land Expropriation policy currently being enacted by the ANC regime in South Africa, and castigates Theresa May for facilitating this policy of theft without question during her recent visit to South Africa. This article can be accessed at :-

http://click.mlsend.com/link/c/YT05NzA3NDgwODI0MTk0MDY1NjYmYz1mM3owJmU9MTkyOCZiPTE5ODc3ODE1OCZkPXkxbzlsOWQ=.HlRizJYH9Nq1eBfWG-FZ45yWLpV2wrXHpFV89-5SUfM

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SEARCH SERVICES FOR THOSE SEEKING LOST RELATIVES

Find any South African, even those who have emigrated. We also search Botswana, Namibia and ex-Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.

Please use the search request form at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/emails.php?id=emails_from_SCN

Also check the list of South African expatriates/emigrants web-sites, which can be found at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/expatriates/toplist_expatriates.php?id=toplist_expatriates_from_springbk

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BILTONG AND BOEREWORS

Springers Biltong offers a marvellous range of biltong, boerewors and drywors – all of the very highest quality, reasonably priced, and fully registered and licensed with their local authority Their web-site can be accessed at :-

http://www.springersbiltong.com/index.html

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​BOOK OFFERS

“LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALFRED JAMES TOMLINSON: MEMOIRS OF AN AFRICAN PIONEER AND BSAP OFFICER" is now available at Amazon.com, and can be shipped to anywhere in the world. This book contains excerpts from Lieut. Tomlinson's writings detailing his experiences as a member of the BSAP in Southern Rhodesia, where he rose from the rank of an ordinary trooper to retire as the commanding officer. It also includes the personal story of Majaqaba Ncube, a man who was enslaved by Lobengula when his entire village was massacred by the chief's soldiers. After he escaped, Lieut. Tomlinson saved him from certain death and gave him a job. They lost contact and were reunited after 45 years, when Majaqaba presented Lieut. Tomlinson with an earthenware jar.

Trish also writes romantic suspense and romantic comedy fiction. www.trishjaxon.com

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“ZIMBABWE’S STOLEN PROPERTY”

Zimbabwe’s Stolen Property is a poignant novel by Cliff McIlwaine. This is a dark, painfully sombre book which will bring back dreadful memories to any one associated with Zimbabwe – Black or White – and its bitter past.

Further details are available on the Diadem Books web site which can be accessed at: www.diadembooks.com

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CREST PUBLISHING BOOKS

The latest book published by Crest Publishing is entitled: “BOWLS - QUIRKS, CHIRPS AND ANECDOTES". This is not an instruction manual but rather a cheerful, humourous and sometimes controversial chronicle about the game and its history worldwide. Written to celebrate 40 years in the sport by the author, Glenn MacAskill, it should be of interest to all bowlers and other sports enthusiasts.

For more information about all books published, or to make an order, please contact Crest Publishing at: P.O.Box, 4178, Honeydew, Johannesburg, 2040, South Africa, e-mail: glennallanmacaskill@gmail.com, or visit the Crest Publishing web-site at: www.crestpublishing.co.za. Special discounts are available to ex-servicemen, Rhodies and Springboks!

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"THE SAINTS" – a unique documentary in support of the book on the brief history of the RLI.

DVD available along with other premium titles of historical interest from Msasa Enterprises. Visit www.rhodesianvideos.co.za or write to msasasa@mweb.co.za for more information. UK contact telephone: 07415 753 340.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW ?

No.241 - Mr. EOIN McKAY of Durban

Eoin McKay originated from the Scottish Highlands, and was the one-time brother-in-law of Ken Dalglish of Seychelles Coup fame (see January 2014 SCN’s “Where are they now?”). Whilst engaged to Ken’s sister Vanessa he acted as joint manager of the Riviera Hotel on Durban’s Victoria Embankment together with Ken during the early 1980s. A most friendly and jovial character, he was also a gifted artist and social satirist, and his drawings of national stereotypes with suitable social comments adorned the walls of the alcoves in the upper bar of the Riviera Hotel. He had evidently been engaged to Vanessa for several years but couldn’t marry her because of difficulties in finalising divorce proceedings from his first wife – but bizarrely once he was eventually able to marry her the marriage only lasted for a few months! It would be very interesting to learn what happened to him.

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RECOMMENDED WEB-SITE OF THE MONTH

There has been much controversy in the “new” South Africa recently concerning an artwork entitled “Nazi Mandela”. This picture by Ayanda Mabulu shows the late terrorist leader “Nelson” Mandela apparently giving a Nazi salute whilst standing in front of a German Nazi flag, with a suitable comment underneath. Mabulu evidently stated that he painted this picture because he believed that Mandela did nothing to improve the conditions of Blacks in South Africa during the period when he acted as president of the country. In this criticism we would of course agree with Mr. Mabulu, for Mandela was clearly motivated far more by envy and hatred for the Whites of South Africa and all that they’d achieved, rather than with concern about the well-being of his own people. We would actually go further than this and argue that this depiction of Mandela as a Nazi was very accurate in view of his rabid anti-Semitism and support for the Palestinian terrorist organisations, and furthermore would assert that the quasi-genocide campaign against White farmers and urban-dwellers which Mandela unleashed was very similar to the anti-Jewish pogroms which the Nazis unleashed in Germany on “Kristallnacht”. A very good account of the controversy about this artwork appears on the web-site of The South African at :-

https://www.thesouthafrican.com/ayanda-mabulu-nelson-mandela-nazi-artwork/

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

GUY TO REMEMBER (1)

Sir,

What was that French guy who was murdered in South Africa in the 1990’s name? I was just thinking of him the other day.

Yours etc.,

Nicky Lamprecht, Natal, South Africa.

[ The Frenchman’s name was Yves Giana. He had evidently been active with the Conservative Party in the Transvaal before being transferred to Durban by the company which he worked for. Although undoubtedly authentic in his pro-South African views, he alas ruffled quite a few feathers in Conservative circles in Durban by “trying to take over” and telling everyone what they were allegedly doing wrong. He was however killed by rioters in the Umlazi township whilst making a delivery there for his employers. He view of his tragic fate it is probably best therefore to remember all the good in him, rather than his faults. – Ed.]

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GUY TO REMEMBER (2)

That was a wizard talk which you gave about Mr. Leslie Hompstead and his time in Gibraltar at the Patriotic Forum meeting in October. He seemed a great guy and a true patriot. I wish I’d been able to meet him.

Yours etc.,

John Pope, London, U.K.

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OBITUARIES

PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH

President George H.W.Bush, the 41st Preseident of the United States who sadly died at the end of last month, continued with the conservative policies of his predecessor Ronald Reagan, and thereby consolidated the clear ideological difference between the two established American political parties.

Born into a wealthy GOP-supporting New England family, George Bush however was determined to make his own way in life, and moved to Texas in order to start his own business enterprise in the oil industry. His business career was interrupted by the outbreak of WWII however, and he immediately joined the US Navy, where he served with distinction as a naval air pilot. After WWII was over he returned to his business which he continued to build into a highly successful operation. A thoroughly decent man and devoted to his family, George Bush’s sense of public service propelled him into the political arena. Texas was not a happy hunting ground for the GOP at that time, but George Bush managed to obtain a far higher number of votes than most other GOP candidates. In spite of not being able to achieve victory for any top elected office, his talents were however spotted by administrations in Washington, and he was appointed to become US liaison officer in Communist China (before Red China was recognised by the US government) and then as head of the CIA.

For some unknown reason George Bush was held in suspicion by many within conservative circles in the United States, but it was our great colleague Dave McCalden, then resident in the US, who informed us that George Bush was the coming man and a person to support for high office. He was proved right of course, for after Ronald Reagan chose him as his vice-Presidential running-mate he proved to be an outstanding VP and subsequently President, being instrumental in the collapse of Soviet Communism and the ending of the Cold War.

Whilst President his most important act was to commit US forces to oppose Iraq following the alarming Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. He didn’t “go wobbly”, and whereas other post-Vietnam US Presidents (including Reagan himself) had been reluctant to commit ground forces to oppose evil aggression in the outside world, George Bush had the courage to take the necessary action. His failure, of course, was to withdraw US forces before the job had been fully accomplished, and with the monster Saddam Hussein still in power in Baghdad. In this of course the blame really lies with his Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Colin Powell, who opposed continuing military operations all the way to Baghdad - but it must be remembered in this regard that the unwise decision to appoint the unsuitable Powell as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was taken by the previous Reagan administration.

George Bush did not turn out to be a two-term president however, and although “received wisdom” has it that this was mainly because of the economic downturn, it seems certain that vast numbers of Americans were dissatisfied with the fact that the First Gulf War hadn’t been pursued to its proper conclusion. George Bush’s son, George W.Bush, of course followed his father as President eight years later, and proved to be equally as capable as his father. He did however finish the business of the First Gulf War by ensuring the elimination of the monster Saddam Hussein, and as a result he did become a two-term president.

George Bush’s main achievement, however, was to continue with the shift to the patriotic right of the GOP, something which is continuing to bear fruit to this day. His contribution to building a better world should therefore never be forgotten.

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JOHNNY RODRIGUES

We have recently learnt the devastating news of the death of Johnny Rodrigues, the founder and driving-force behind the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. Our sincerest condolences are of course extended to his family, and we hope to include a full obituary in his honour in an edition of the SCN in the near future.

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Readers will undoubtedly remember the obituary to Leslie Robert “Les” Hompstead which was included in the September 2018 Edition of the SCN. We have however subsequently been dumbfounded to receive the following message from Mr. Hompstead’s youngest child, Mrs. Sheila Ayling, which we received some two months after the original obituary to her father appeared :-

“Thank you for your thoughtful words.

“Unfortunately we feel it is all a bit too much.

“We are a modest family and that includes my dad. He would probably not appreciate such a detailed article.

“Sorry if this decision isn’t what you were expecting.

“Sheila “

We therefore apologize to Mrs. Ayling for publishing this obituary which evidently didn’t meet with her approval. We would however like to make the following points :-

1) After Les’s funeral all three of his children were asked whether they would have any objection if we were to include an obituary in honour of their father in a future edition of the SCN. None of them expressed any objection in principle.

2) A draft copy was then written and e-mailed to both his son Trevor Hompstead and Mrs. Ayling (his eldest daughter, Mrs. Joy Evans, evidently doesn’t have any e-mail access) and asked to confirm that everything contained therein was accurate, or whether they would like any additions or amendments to be made. It was also emphasised that the deadline date for publication was 13th September.

3) As no response had been received by 11th September Mt. Trevor Hompstead was ‘phoned. His wife answered the call and confirmed that the draft copy had been received safely. It was again emphasised that the deadline date was only two days ago, and that if we heard nothing further from them then we would presume that everything was in order, and so we would therefore go ahead with publication – which of course we did.

Having re-read the obituary in question we cannot detect anything which could conceivably imply that Les himself or any of his family members were other then modest in nature. Furthermore we cannot see how anything contained therein could be objected to by any reasonable person. We would therefore be very interested to learn the opinions of readers regarding this disturbing matter.

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018

November 2018 Edition.

SPRINGBOK CYBER NEWSLETTER

November 2018 edition

The results of the US mid-term elections were of course very mixed, but the fact that the GOP managed to retain their majority – indeed to increase it – in the strategically more important Senate was of course very encouraging. Some of the other more specific results however show that there is still something very, very nasty existing in the fringe of US society.

Perhaps a more significant recent election result elsewhere in the Americas provided an even greater degree of hope for the future of the West however. This of course was the decisive victory in the Brazilian presidential election for the anti-Leftist candidate Jair Bolsonaro. Although it is commonly assumed that Brazil is a majority non-White country and therefore (like most of Latin America) part of the so-called “third world” this is not the case in reality. Brazil was founded and developed by the Portuguese, and a clear majority of its citizens have majority Portuguese blood in their veins (albeit, of course, that the precise population of Brazil is unknown because of the large number of unenumerated indigenous tribes in the Amazon jungle). Jair Bolsonaro is not of Portuguese descent however, as both sets of his grandparents emigrated from Italy – thus proving that other European peoples as well as the Portuguese helped in the creation and civilising of this new Western-orientated nation.

Brazil is without doubt an advanced and civilised nation today, and this was nowhere better demonstrated than at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, which all agree were superbly organised and matching the incredibly high standards set by the previous Barcelona, Sydney and London Games. Indeed it could be speculated that just as the triumphant successes of the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games boosted British self-confidence and created a national feel-good factor which enabled the “Vote Leave” cause to be victorious at the 2016 “Brexit” Referendum, so also did the successes of the 2016 Rio Games boost Brazilian national self-confidence and the feel-good factor which enabled Jair Bolsonaro to be victorious in 2018!

During the early 1970s the patriotic Portuguese government of Marcelo Caetano actively promoted the idea of closer Portuguese/Brazilian links, in much the same manner as the close fraternal links which Britain had earlier established with the core Commonwealth nations of Canada, Australia and New Zealand (this, it should be remembered, was prior to Britain’s and Portugal’s entrapment within the EU). We wonder therefore whether Jair Bolsonaro’s fantastic victory in the Brazilian presidential election might herald a renewed period of close Portuguese/Brazilian relations, which hopefully could thereby trigger an outcome of “Pexit”!

But there has been another recent under-reported manifestation of pro-Western sentiment in an unlikely part of the world. This happened at a referendum on independence in the French overseas department of New Caledonia in the Pacific. “Received wisdom” was of course that the majority of New Caledonian people would opt for independence, but the result actually proved to be decisively the other way as they voted to remain French by 56.4% to 43.6%! As the majority of electors in New Caledonia are non-White this shows once again that the benefits of benign civilised Western rule are appreciated by far more non-White peoples than international liberal/leftist forces would have us believe!

The results in both Brazil and New Caledonia have therefore clearly shown that the great patriotic revolution started in 2016 firstly in New Zealand, then in Britain and subsequently in the United States, is continuing during 2018, not only in Italy but also in other more unlikely parts of the world. Viva o Brasil, Viva Portugal, Vive la France!

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SPRINGBOK CLUB NEWS

A contingent of Springbok Club members and supporters joined the Rhodesian Army Association’s annual Remembrance Day service outside Westminster Abbey on Sunday 11th November. This proved to be an extremely well organised and moving event honouring and remembering all those Rhodesian servicemen and women who fought and died during two World Wars, the counter-insurgency campaign in Malaya and the Bush War against Terror, and all involved with the RAA and other Rhodesian ex-service organisations who assisted in staging this solemn ceremony are to be greatly congratulated. Pictures of the highly impressive Colour Party who paraded at this ceremony were taken, and will be appearing on both our web-site and FaceBook page shortly.

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We are most happy to be able to announce that arrangements for a replacement flag-raising ceremony for 2018 ensuring the continuity of the annual “Raising of the Flag” event which took place at Cecil Square, Salisbury, from 1890 until 1980, and every year since then at Southrepps, Norfolk, have now been finalised!

This will now take place during the afternoon of Saturday 1st December at Bath in Somerset (only about a mile from Bath Spa Railway Station), and will involve an actual re-enactment of the 1890 Raising of the Union Flag, short speeches about the historic and present-day significances of this event, and the serving of drinks and light refreshments. Although the event this year will by necessity be lower-key than normal (though it is still hoped that some form of musical accompaniment to enable the national anthems to be sung will be obtained) this event will even so provide continuity for this important ceremony, and thereby will enable us to fulfill the promise which we made to the late, great Peter Sladden.

For more precise details please e-mail: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk or ‘phone: 07711188430. We would however ask all those interested in attending to let us know in advance, so that catering arrangements can be made accordingly.

[ Staging this replacement ceremony will by necessity entail considerable extra expenses – particularly if we are successful in obtaining musical accompaniment. We would therefore ask all supporters who can afford to do so, particularly those who are not able to attend the event in person, to let us have any financial assistance which they are able to contribute. This should be done by cheque made payable to “Patriotic Press” and forwarded to: Patriotic Press, BM SAPAT, London WC1N 3XX, U.K.. If however you would prefer to make a donation by direct bank transfer then please let us know and we’ll provide you with our bank account details.]

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In January the Springbok Club will be holding its 2019 AGM. All current members will of course be informed of the details in due course, so if you wish to participate and aren’t currently a member then you better forward your membership payment as soon as you can!

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PATRIOTIC FORUM NEWS

The Patriotic Forum held a most interesting meeting last month as a belated celebration of Gibraltar Day. At this event a talk was given about the life and achievements of Mr. Les Hompstead, who sadly died in August and whose obituary appeared in the September Edition of the SCN. [ At this meeting two unknown ladies turned up but who subsequently disappeared saying that they’d come to the wrong venue – in spite of earlier stating that they had come for the “Gibraltar meeting”! We wonder therefore whether anyone has any idea who these two ladies were (one gave her name simply as “Vivienne”), and what was behind their quite strange and worrying disappearance. We can certainly assure them that although not initially known to us they were definitely most welcome!]

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The Patriotic Forum will be holding what promises to be a most mesmerising meeting this month, the details of which are as follows :-

Date : Thursday 15th November 2018

Time : 18.45 hrs for 19.00 hrs.

Venue : The CIVIL SERVICE CLUB (the Trafalgar Room). 13/15 Great Scotland Yard, Whitehall, London SW1A 2HJ (nearest tube stations: Embankment and Westminster)

Guest Speaker : Mr. HUW C. SHAKESHAFT - who will speak on the theme “The EU and the catastrophic road ahead for the EU and the EuroZone post-Brexit”

Huw Shakeshaft was born in Sussex and grew up in Hereford. He was educated at Bishop’s School, Hereford and then at the University of London, where he graduated with a B.Ed. and an E.M.B.A.

An entrepreneur with 37 years experience in global finance and related sectors, Huw has a wealth of diverse business experiences and political interests. He has spent significant time in many of the world’s major financial centres, including London, Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and Los Angeles, gaining knowledge and expertise in a diverse range of financial disciplines, including asset management, film and entertainment finance and business start-ups. Throughout this period he has built-up a strong network and relationships with many market leaders and influential business thinkers. He is currently a partner in TransAtlantica Partners, a relationship driven corporate advisory company, and also sits on the boards of a number of the companies they advise.

He is a pundit who advises lawmakers and businesses on Brexit and the real underlying state of the EU, the Euro and the EuroZone which make a crisis inevitable, and about the contagion and fall-out that this will bring to the world economy. Having predicted the US Presidential election of Donald Trump in late 2015 he is also consulted on the realities of the Trump administration and the positive position and influence this has on the world economy.

A keen middle-distance athlete since his schooldays, he gained international honours at the age of 15 in the Under-20 age groups, including in the world cross-country championships.

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The Patriotic Forum will be celebrating Falklands Battle Day this year with a trip to Chatham Dockyard (where many of the ships which took part in the Battle of the Falklands Islands of 1914 and the Falklands War of 1982 were based) on Saturday 8th December 2018. Further details will be given in next month’s SCN.

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THE IMPERIAL PATRIOT

Since our report in last month’s SCN that significant numbers of copies of the first re-branded edition of The Imperial Patriot had not been delivered to overseas subscribers – particularly in Australia – we have learnt that one of the originally believed undelivered copies sent to Australia has actually arrived. Conversely, however, we heard from one supporter in South Africa that his copy still hadn’t been delivered. Again we therefore ask all overseas subscribers to let us know whether their copies have arrived or not. A simple “yes” or “no” response sent to: springbk@netcomuk.co.uk is all that we need.

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MESSAGE FROM THE ZIMBABWE CONSERVATION TASK FORCE

We have recently received the following important message from the Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force. It reads as follows :-

“Zimbabwe lost approximately 750 elephants to cyanide poisoning along the Save River in the south eastern part of the country. Poisoning elephants results in a significant secondary loss of carnivores, vultures, and other species of birds and animals. The authorities have NOT managed to control or stop the use of poison, especially cyanide. The poisoning of elephants occurred far too often for at least three to four years. The damage being done to animals and their habitats will not be recoverable.

“The Government Ministers, Military Officers, Prison Service Officers and other VIPs are lining their pockets with monies derived from poached ivory and game skins. These individuals are thought to engage in these activities due to the possibility that ZANU-PF might lose the elections in August. The Government does not appear to enforce the laws or the Wildlife Act as the practice of profiting from poached ivory and animals is so widespread. It seems to be a free for all.’

“One solution would be for all Ministers and individuals in high positions to declare their assets and the manner in which they obtained their wealth. For those who decline to declare their assets, an investigation into their financial dealings should commence. Corruption appears to run deep. Assets from individuals who cannot explain their fortunes should be frozen until an investigation is completed and they are cleared from wrongdoing.

“The Ministers and/or their families who have camps near Safari areas or Wildlife Parks seem to be benefiting from the influx of trophy hunters from South Africa. Monies gleaned from these hunters from hunting quotas and license permits seems questionable. This practice appears to be happening all over the country with no apparent controls in place.

“Zimbabwe continues to export her treasured wildlife. They recently exported crocodiles, elephants and other wildlife to zoos in Dubai and China. See the new ZCTF video at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtBEc3ukyWw”

The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force can be contacted at: Admin1@zimconservationtaskforce.com

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FUTURE UK FIXTURE LISTS

Changes have recently been announced to the main fixture structures for both Rugby Union and Cricket in the UK. Although they do contain some good proposals, we are afraid that we do not believe that the overall changes are anywhere near ideal.

In Rugby Union it is proposed that the season in England should be extended to almost 10 months (the end of August to the beginning of June), with a short break in December, even lthough no additional teams are to be added to the Premiership. We believe, however, that the season for Rugby Union (as also for all winter team sports) should be no more than 8 months, running from September to April, in order to prevent player exhaustion and to allow the elites to take part in more meaningful tours of southern hemisphere countries. There would then be no need for any illogical break during the middle of the season, and furthermore the Premiership could be extended to 14 clubs, thus stymieing the even more retrograde idea which has been bandied around of “ring-fencing” the clubs playing in the top league. To prevent fixture congestion the number of Autumn Internationals could be reduced and the “Premiership Cup” abolished, to be replaced by a straight knock-out cup competition involving all teams from the leading half-dozen or so leagues.

In Cricket the proposal is to increase the First Division of the County Championship to ten counties, but to keep the number of first-class games played at fourteen, and to reduce the Second Division to only eight counties. The move to increase the number of counties in the First Division is greatly to be welcomed of course, but why not increase the number of games played to the logical number of eighteen? This could easily be achieved by introducing shorter breaks between games and thus staggering match start-dates throughout the week – and perhaps also by reducing the number of “white ball games”, particularly of the T20 variety. The Second Division should also be increased to ten counties, with Devon and Staffordshire currently seeming the most likely to be in a position to accept the two extra places. Perhaps a Third Division could also be established from the remaining top ten Minor Counties?

In both sports, however, the longer-term ambition must be to create league structures which involve teams from throughout the British Isles.

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TAU (SA) MEDIA RELEASE

We have recently received following most hard-hitting Media Release from the Transvaal Agricultural Union (South Africa), which re-emphasises the dangers faced by the South African farming community (and South African society in general) by the land theft proposals of the current ANC regime It reads as follows :-

“Farmers in the Eastern Cape are unanimous in their rejection of the legalised theft of their farms and are preparing themselves to protect their legal property with everything at their disposal.

“Johan Steyn, TLU-SA Eastern Cape Chairman, released this statement after an e-conference for TAU (SA) Eastern Cape members this weekend. ‘TAU (SA)’s objective is to ensure producers remain on their farms under sustainable and economically viable conditions, to the benefit of all in South Africa. With the publication of a list of 195 farms identified for legalised theft by the ANC, the government has left farmers with no alternative but to protect their legal property by any means.’

“Steyn said that farmers will not allow Communist-inspired government policy to remove them from their farms nor to steal them. He further pointed out that the assumptions upon which the government’s policy is based, consist of lies and misrepresentations.

“’No land has been stolen by white farmers. This is our property which has been bought and upon which interest, tax, transfer and registration fees have been paid. Farmers, as a result of their contribution to all residents of South Africa, should be regarded as a national asset. In reality though, the government treats us as the enemy. We consider the government’s objective to steal our property - of any nature whatsoever - as a declaration of war and we will react accordingly.’

“He continued by saying that farmers wish only to be left alone to fulfill their calling in life; to produce affordable food and fibre for every South African. Steyn emphasised that farmers acquit themselves of their task admirably while earning considerable foreign currency for the country.

“’The ANC continues to prove that they are not interested in facts, reason, dialogue nor economic realities. They continue to trample and ignore the rights of Whites in general and farmers specifically, all the while adopting an antagonistic stance towards these citizens of this country. We continue to pray for peace and prosperity for our country but will protect our legal property with all means possible. The ANC is forcing this upon us.’

“Steyn requested the government to come to their senses and prevent a tragedy of immeasurable proportions in South Africa.”

The Transvaal Agricultural Union (South Africa) can be contacted via their web-site at: www.tlu.co.za.

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LATEST NEW ZEALAND NEWS

We have recently received some most interesting and encouraging news from our friends of the New Zealand National Front (no connection to the British National Front, which although originally an authentic patriotic party alas got infiltrated and then destroyed by neo-fascist elements). They report that they participated in both the Christchurch National Flag Day and the Canterbury Free Speech Congress during October. The details which they gave about the Canterbury Free Speech Congress read as follows :-

“In a world increasingly run by the ever growing ‘p.c.’ machine, it is time to take a day out and have some real talk, about real problems facing our country, without having the “thought police” out in force! We are going to be hosting a full Saturday of speakers from over the political spectrum, breakout sessions focusing on in-depth topics and workshops to connect with like-minded people to foster new groups to go out and work to change our country for the better! If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of register your interest today!”.

The NZNF can be contacted at: info@nationalfront.org.nz

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SEARCH SERVICES FOR THOSE SEEKING LOST RELATIVES

Find any South African, even those who have emigrated. We also search Botswana, Namibia and ex-Rhodesia/Zimbabwe.

Please use the search request form at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/emails.php?id=emails_from_SCN

Also check the list of South African expatriates/emigrants web-sites, which can be found at :-

http://www.bellemodel.biz/emails/expatriates/toplist_expatriates.php?id=toplist_expatriates_from_springbk

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BILTONG AND BOEREWORS

Springers Biltong offers a marvellous range of biltong, boerewors and drywors – all of the very highest quality, reasonably priced, and fully registered and licensed with their local authority Their web-site can be accessed at :-

http://www.springersbiltong.com/index.html

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“LIEUTENANT COLONEL ALFRED JAMES TOMLINSON: MEMOIRS OF AN AFRICAN PIONEER AND BSAP OFFICER" is now available at Amazon.com, and can be shipped to anywhere in the world. This book contains excerpts from Lieut. Tomlinson's writings detailing his experiences as a member of the BSAP in Southern Rhodesia, where he rose from the rank of an ordinary trooper to retire as the commanding officer. It also includes the personal story of Majaqaba Ncube, a man who was enslaved by Lobengula when his entire village was massacred by the chief's soldiers. After he escaped, Lieut. Tomlinson saved him from certain death and gave him a job. They lost contact and were reunited after 45 years, when Majaqaba presented Lieut. Tomlinson with an earthenware jar.

Trish also writes romantic suspense and romantic comedy fiction. www.trishjaxon.com

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“ZIMBABWE’S STOLEN PROPERTY”

Zimbabwe’s Stolen Property is a poignant novel by Cliff McIlwaine. This is a dark, painfully sombre book which will bring back dreadful memories to any one associated with Zimbabwe – Black or White – and its bitter past.

Further details are available on the Diadem Books web site which can be accessed at: www.diadembooks.com

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CREST PUBLISHING BOOKS

The latest book published by Crest Publishing is entitled: “BOWLS - QUIRKS, CHIRPS AND ANECDOTES". This is not an instruction manual but rather a cheerful, humourous and sometimes controversial chronicle about the game and its history worldwide. Written to celebrate 40 years in the sport by the author, Glenn MacAskill, it should be of interest to all bowlers and other sports enthusiasts.

For more information about all books published, or to make an order, please contact Crest Publishing at: P.O.Box, 4178, Honeydew, Johannesburg, 2040, South Africa, e-mail: glennallanmacaskill@gmail.com, or visit the Crest Publishing web-site at: www.crestpublishing.co.za. Special discounts are available to ex-servicemen, Rhodies and Springboks!

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"THE SAINTS" – a unique documentary in support of the book on the brief history of the RLI.

DVD available along with other premium titles of historical interest from Msasa Enterprises. Visit www.rhodesianvideos.co.za or write to msasasa@mweb.co.za for more information. UK contact telephone: 07415 753 340.

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‘75 PROUD YEARS: PIONEERS AND PROGRESS OF RHODESIA’

With an introduction by Ian Smith, this book covers the history of Rhodesia from 1890 to 1965 in some detail and surveys the enormous progress made in agriculture, commerce, industry and social development of benefit to both White and Black Rhodesians.

With 124 pages, this A4-size soft-cover book is a facsimile copy of the original with contemporary advertisements and would be an invaluable addition to any collection of Rhodesiana .

The book costs £12.50 and p&p is £2.90 (with a 10% discount to former customers) .

To order a copy please contact John Ormowe at :flybuy416@googlemail.com .

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW ?

No.240 - Mr. G.C.CRADDOCK of New Germany

Mr. G.C.Craddock of New Germany in Natal (alas his Christian name has been forgotten with the elapse of time, but is believed to have been George) was a keen member of the patriotic movement in southern Natal during the 1970s. He was a one-time Mayor of New Germany, and thereby a very influential figure, and was an early subscriber to S.A.Patriot magazine. Alas he seemed to disappear from the scene during the early-1980s, so it would therefore be very interesting to learn whatever happened to him.

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RECOMMENDED WEB-SITE OF THE MONTH

We have recently been informed of a very interesting and encouraging report which appeared on the news.com.au Australian news service which revealed that President Donald Trump had ordered US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to investigate the facts regarding the ANC regime’s land expropriation plans in South Africa. As far as we know this news story hasn’t appeared in any other major news outlet, and can be found at :-

https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/world-economy/donald-trump-orders-secretary-of-state-mike-pompeo-to-closely-study-south-africa-farm-seizures/news-story/96ce71eaecd8ef0090bd1f72df4c3013

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

TOP OF THE POLE

Sir,

Thank you for these fantastic reports in the SCN. The ‘Raising of The Flag’ is my special "wish I could attend" event. This August Edition strikes me as tops, with all the detailed activities.

Yours etc.,

John Beattie, Minden, Ontario, Canada.

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DEN OF THIEVES

Sir,

EWC (Expropriation Without Compensation) is a term that is causing much concern among South African Whites, especially the farming community. It could affect urban dwellers as well, as that is where the most poor people need land on which to build a house of sorts.

Yours etc.,

Johan Geelvink, Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa.

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CORBYN POISON

Sir,

I attended a talk yesterday evening, 16th August, by Dr Dore Gold, former Israeli Ambassador to the UN, at Moriah College, Sydney on "defeating global anti-semitism". He was particularly emphatic about how dangerous UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is and that his election to be Prime Minister of Britain would give a huge boost to latent anti-semitism there and unleash in fact a "tidal wave of anti-semitism.". He said it goes back to 2009 when Corbyn described Hamas and Hezbollah as his friends. Also said Jeremy Corbyn had laid wreaths at the graves of the Black September terrorists in Tunisia..

Yours etc.,

Bob Vinnicombe, Sefton, NSW, Australia.

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OH, TOMMY, TOMMY

Sir,

I am still following the Tommy Robinson case almost daily through the avenue of YouTube. How this man can handle all the attention and pressure, particularly when he has a family, is absolutely amazing, and to be persecuted, hated, reviled and accused of all sorts of things of which he is innocent of, is remarkable. Just a working-class man who is standing up to the "establishment".

On September 3rd is our National Flag Day and we will be having an afternoon tea at the Tasmanian Parliament House with Senator John Dunium as guest speaker. The day is in honour of the Australian National Flag when it was first flown on 3rd September 1901.

Yours etc.,

Reg A.Watson, Lindisfarne, Tasmania, Australia..

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BBC’s “EMPIRE” SERIES

The BBC’s series about the British Empire, simply entitled “Empire”, which was presented by Jeremy Paxman and recently repeated on BBC2, was a rarity in modern television history, as it gave a very neutral and objective account of the history of the greatest Empire which the world has ever known. Although it recounted several of the perceived failures and faults of the Empire, it also in equal measure reminded everyone of the Empire’s many virtues and achievements.

One particular section of this series was especially educative and revealing, and this concerned a little-remembered lecture given in 1864 by Dr. James Hunt, FRS, then the President of the London Anthropological Society, entitled “On the Negro’s Place in Nature”. In this lecture Dr. Hunt illustrated clearly the many physical, mental and moral characteristics which distinguish the Negro from the European White Man. Although this speech evidently attracted criticism from the “politically-correct” egalitarians of the day, he did give air to opposing viewpoints during his lecture, as well as backing-up his own findings and conclusions with detailed research analysis published by other expert anthropological academics both from the United States and continental Europe.

Dr. Hunt’s scholarly work and lecture have alas been forgotten in these subsequent “politically correct” times – that is until this recent BBC series revived interest in the subject (albeit in a rather cynical and negative manner). Dr. Hunt’s research results have however stood the test of time, and as anyone with first-hand knowledge of Negros can confirm are just as valid in the 21st century as they were in the 19th century when they were written. Happily a number copies of this lecture now appear on-line, and can be accessed at :-

https://archive.org/details/onnegrosplacein00londgoog

and

https://books.googleusercontent.com/books/content?req=AKW5Qafah3vLTGRz07qVLlhi66khpMm079oFAxNOvbgdF_L5B5eC3_2vFaYdySGHGfnyj9Y85HEoGM_JtPHmDK3UFbYfzmkfXF4a4MFhhpPEEIO4qkLgwE-xcQTBP_TYRycH1epTgwLLhTI2RKkh0EKoftEFD8dq7MRlWgnKwKjEGrh3unNinFCfrcqCWvi62iUWPPZLpepLr7-bxBf0sQieythXnYzXZx9z0z3nElAEqjRFtrkogtcoS4-infjUQ7lgkzhuqTQD4fCKZS4AJV0R3RU4WJRMUg

Anyone who has the time should try to read this lecture paper in full, and to distribute the information it as widely as they can.

We congratulate the BBC on not only producing the objective series “Empire”, but also for enlightening a new generation about this most important work by Dr. James Hunt.

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