Monday, 18 April 2016

April 2016 Edition.


April 2016 edition

On Thursday 24th March voting closed in the New Zealand Flag Referendum, and the result, which was announced the following day, showed that not only had the New Zealand people voted decisively to retain the current and traditional design of their national flag, retaining as it does the Union Flag symbolizing New Zealand’s British ethnic identity, but did so by a massive margin of 13.5%!

The factors which made this victory even more impressive were that 64 of the 70 New Zealand electoral divisions voted in favour of retaining their true flag, and also that the current New Zealand Government, large sections of the media and a high number of “celebrity personalities” advocated adopting a new flag design containing no signs of New Zealand’s ethnic origins. The people of New Zealand therefore totally rejected their “chattering classes” who wished to change the very identity of their nation.

This vote of course occurred only 16 and a half years after the Australian people voted equally decisively to retain the monarchy, thus continuing to share a common Crown with the other nations of British ethnic identity around the globe. Again this vote surprised the “chattering classes”, and saw all six of Australia’s states voting in unity to retain the monarchy. Furthermore, even the new Trudeau Liberal Government of Canada has announced that there is absolutely no support for the idea of Canada abandoning the Crown – and it also shouldn’t be forgotten that in recent years Bermuda, the Falkland Islands and Gibraltar have all voted overwhelmingly to remain British Overseas Territories.

Now it is the turn of the British heartland, the United Kingdom itself, to act equally decisively in solidarity with its global kith and kin, all others of whom have already shown their loyalty in turn, for on Thursday 23rd June the UK will vote on whether to remain in or to Leave the European Union. The EU of course is a completely artificial entity which attempts to merge together and thereby destroy the national identities of all the great European nation-states. Membership of the EU has clearly been a disaster for Britain – economically, culturally and security-wise – and furthermore has severely damaged (though as we have seen not destroyed) its fraternal links with its kith and kin around the globe. There seems to be absolutely no reason for the UK to remain in the EU therefore, but alas there exists a sinister section of the population who, either for reasons of selfish self-interest or because they are loyal to a foreign power, wish their own country ill.

The vote on 23rd June therefore currently looks like being a lot closer than all logic says that it should be, and will undoubtedly be decided by whichever side is better motivated and can generate more optimism and excitement about the future. It is therefore essential that all true Britons campaign fervently to persuade their fellow-countrymen that Voting Leave is the only option for the future well-being of themselves, their children and their country as whole. For this reason those behind the Swinton Circle are to be congratulated upon deciding to suspend all activities for the first half of the year so that their supporters can concentrate solely upon campaigning for a Vote Leave victory.

But the Vote Leave campaign should not concentrate purely upon the economic and social advantages of leaving the EU. They should also inspire the electorate with a golden vision of the future – a future not of “splendid isolation”, but of a rejuvenated, better and more compatible global grouping of nations of our similar kith and kin. This future the New Zealanders have recently emphatically embraced, with the Australians doing likewise only shortly before them, is still “out there waiting” in the big outside world! We also of course hope and advocate that once established every effort should be made to restore civilized rule to South Africa and the erstwhile Rhodesia, so that these nations may also join this new Commonwealth grouping – and by so doing, just as New Zealand has retained its true and traditional flag, the true, traditional and beloved “Oranje, Wit en Blou” may once again fly over Cape Town, Pretoria, Durban and Bloemfontein!



The Kent Branch of the Springbok Club staged a small informal get-together in Canterbury earlier this month in order to celebrate Van Riebeeck’s Day. It was particularly good to be able to welcome back an old supporter, Colin Lucas, at this event, after personal circumstances had unfortunately prevented him from active involvement for a number of years. The Springbok Club is also planning a similar informal get-together in London later this month. If any supporter would like to be notified about the details of this event then please either e-mail: or ‘phone: 07711188430.


In late May the Springbok Club will be holding a special event to celebrate Empire Day, at which it is hoped to welcome a prominent New Zealand supporter as guest of honour. In June the Springbok Club will be staging a visit to a site of special historic interest in south-east England, and in July will be holding a special meeting with a Rhodesian theme in order to celebrate Rhodes and Founders Day.



As readers will be aware, the Swinton Circle has currently suspended operations both in order to allow its supporters to concentrate upon campaigning for a “Leave” vote on 23rd June and also so that discussions can take place with the leaders of two other patriotic organizations with a view of forming a more united structure. In spite of this, however, a number of our supporters still took part in a big “Support the Truckers” demonstration in Dover (expressing solidarity with the British truck drivers constantly being plagued by illegal migrants trying to hi-jack rides on their vehicles whilst returning from the continent) earlier this month, which evidently proved a great success and generated considerable local interest.

The Swinton Circle has also recently been specifically contacted by two other similarly-minded organizations and asked to support their forthcoming activities and campaigns. Firstly the Swinton Circle has been contacted by the PEGIDA UK organisation who have asked them to join a demonstration which they are staging in Rotherham on 28th May in protest against convicted Muslim rape gangs in the town, and the lack of action being taken by the local authorities to prevent this evil activity. (In spite of certain concerns regarding this organisation expressed in last month’s SCN it has been most encouraging to learn of PEGIDA UK’s willingness to co-operate with other patriotic organizations in this regard, so we therefore encourage all supporters in Yorkshire – and elsewhere around the country for that matter – to participate in this important protest. Fuller details will of course be given in next month’s SCN). Secondly the Swinton Circle has been contacted by The Bruges Group and told about their new Campaign Centre which they have established at: 6-6A Spring Bridge Road, Ealing, London W5 2AA, in order to assist with the “Vote Leave” campaign. This Campaign Centre can be contacted at: and 020 7287 4414, and all help and support in advancing the campaign at this centre is of course encouraged.

Alas the Swinton Circle recently encountered one quite disturbing problem however, as the erstwhile Chairman and Treasurer of the Organisation, Mr.Robin Willow, has made some quite childish allegations against one of its leading officials. Mr.Willow, of course, gave a weak and inept performance as Chairman at the disastrous Swinton Circle meeting of 31st July, and after he was severely criticised for this disgraceful dereliction of duty he disappeared in a “huff” and has been uncontactable ever since. As he was also Treasurer of the organisation (in retrospect he should never have been allowed to hold two such important positions simultaneously, particularly as he proved inefficient at both) he was therefore asked to account for the organisation’s funds (at all six AGMs of the organisation whilst he was Treasurer he never once presented any proper accounts) and to return the balance. It was when he was castigated for not returning these funds that he made his infantile attack. In the course of making this slanderous accusation it also came to light that he was still in contact with Mr.Paul Griffin, who of course openly revealed himself as being in league with one of those who disrupted and wrecked the notorious meeting of 31st July, although their precise relationship is unknown. The Swinton Circle is now therefore investigating the possibilities of taking further action against Mr.Willow for the return of its funds. The Swinton Circle has also recently heard the rumour that the name of main disrupter who gate-crashed the chaotic meeting of 31st July, and who was subsequently discovered to be an Islamo-fascist, was either “Horne” or “Horn”. Does anyone know anything further about a political extremist by this name we therefore wonder?



We have recently received the following most upsetting message from Network for Animals regarding the 23 surviving elephants who were sold to Communist China by the ZANU-PF regime in “Zimbabwe” :-

“Twenty-three baby elephants being held in horrible conditions in a Chinese quarantine facility are likely to die unless we can persuade the Chinese government to intervene and provide them with a larger living area.

“One elephant has already died and the others are all showing signs of illness and poor physical and mental condition. We cannot stand by and see this happen. We urgently need to save these elephants.

“The elephants are being held in tiny cages with only a small, barred, concrete yard to exercise in once a day. What makes it worse is that these poor creatures face two more years in these conditions before the new zoo they are destined for is built.

“We have been tormented by a video which has been obtained showing the babies with open wounds and being prodded through the bars by men with long prods.

“The zoo is doing nothing to help, the elephants’ only chance is if we can help the Chinese Government to get them a big enough area where they can exercise and interact with each other. We are doing all we can but need your help to do more.

“Please sign our petition to help us in our work to save the Zimbabwe 23.”

The Networks for Animals web-site containing their petition to Save the Zimbabwe 23 can be accessed at :-



The recent T20 World Cup held in India was beset by problems. The scheduling of the preliminary matches without a reserve day being set-aside in case of bad weather meant that many important games had to be abandoned without a ball being bowled, with the outcome being that several leading sides – most notably Ireland – failed to qualify through no fault of their own. Many of the matches which were played clearly took place on sub-standard pitches, and crowds (except when India themselves were playing) were disappointingly low. When compared to last year’s actual Cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, which was superbly administered and hugely successful, the difference in standards has therefore been glaringly obvious.

But such poorly-organised global sporting tournaments held in Third World countries are nothing new. One only has to remember the 2007 Cricket World Cup in the West Indies, the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games – and of course most chaotic of all the 2010 Soccer World Cup in the “new” South Africa! Again comparisons with events held before and afterwards in First World countries are highly illuminating. The Commonwealth Games of 2006 in Melbourne and 2014 in Glasgow, the Olympic Games of 2004 in Athens and 2012 in London, and the Soccer World Cups of 2006 in Germany and 2014 in Brazil, were all infinitely better organized than their problem-marred Third World equivalents in between.

Surely therefore it is now time to stage all major global sporting tournaments in the advanced countries of Europe, Australasia and the Americas, rather than in the decaying chaos of Africa and Asia.



Late last year the Australian Party for Freedom planned to hold a “Cronulla Ten Year Memorial” event in Sydney in order to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the notorious Cronulla riots (when violence broke out in the Sydney beach suburb of Cronulla after gangs of Muslim Lebanese immigrants attacked and sexually molested Australian youngsters enjoying their traditional Australian beach culture). Unfortunately, however, a ban was imposed on this event by the “Australian Human Rights Commission” and the local Sutherland Shire Council. The Party for Freedom haven’t taken this infringement on their rights to free speech lying down however, and have lodged a legal challenge to this ban with the Federal Court of Australia. At the time of writing we do not know the outcome of this challenge, but of course we wish the Party for Freedom well, and will try to report on further developments regarding this case in future editions of the SCN.



The following most disturbing report appeared in January 2016 edition of the magazine The Flag, a publication which reports on Zimbabwe matters :-

“A White Zimbabwean farming family have been handcuffed and frog marched off their land to make way for a Black “British” doctor who runs a slimming clinic in Nottingham and whose wife is friend of Mugabe. The Rankin family, who have farmed tobacco in Zimbabwe for decades, were handcuffed by police and dragged off their land so it could be claimed by Sylvester Nyatsuro.

“Dr Nyatsuro, 45, is originally from Zimbabwe but has lived in Britain for at least 15 years, and is now in charge of his own GP practice. He and his wife Veronica were allocated the Rankins’ farm under Robert Mugabe’s controversial land seizure laws which allow the state to take the property of White people and hand it over to ‘indigenous’ Black Africans.

“Phillip Rankin, 57, has lived at Kingston Deverill farm in the north of Zimbabwe for more than 30 years with his wife Anita and their three children. The size of the tobacco farm has been progressively reduced since Mugabe’s land grabs began in 2000, and last year he was told that he must leave the property for good.

“Dr Nyatsuro, who is linked to the Mugabe’s, apparently turned up at Kingston Deverill in September with a government document saying that he was now the rightful owner of the land. The Rankins refused to leave without being compensated for their property, having recently planted a £300,000 tobacco crop, but two dozen settlers moved into an empty cottage nearby and a warrant was issued for Phillip’s arrest.

“In the early hours of Friday morning, 20 police officers dug under the fence surrounding the family’s home and knocked on the door before carting away most of their belongings. They then handcuffed Mr. Rankin and took him to a police station before later releasing him to stay with relatives.

“His son Barry, speaking from his new home in the capital Harare [Salisbury], today described how the family thought they had ‘survived’ after they held onto their land in the initial wave of confiscations by the Mugabe regime. The government insists it is necessary to reduce the Whites’ economic dominance which dates back to the colonial era [sic] - but opponents claim it is a tyrannical and unfair process which bears little relation to justice.

“The White farmers, many of whom have occupied the same plots for decades, were removed from their homes without compensation and often suffered violence from police during the evictions. Around 20 farmers and their workers died during the first wave of seizures, which contributed to the country’s economic collapse as Zimbabwe’s skills base was hollowed out and the amount of crops produced tumbled.

“The policy also led to allegations that Mugabe’s cronies were more likely to be given land than genuinely needy citizens. Roughly 300 White farmers were left in possession of their land, but last year the policy of confiscation seems to have started again, threatening the last remaining holdouts such as the Rankin family in Centenary.

“Dr Nyatsuro’s lawyer today denied that his client had clashed with the Rankin family, claiming that the farmers had not been able to prove that they are the rightful owners of the land. The Foreign Office has expressed concern over the seizure of the Rankins’ farm and suggested that it ‘did not follow the process as described by the constitution’.”

Since this report appeared we have received the following update from the editor of The Flag, who has informed us about a demonstration outside Nyatsuro’s clinic in Nottingham :-

“Dr Nyatsuro’s wife Veronica, who is related to Grace Mugabe, is the clinic’s practice manager and angrily ordered one of the protesters off her property when he started handing out leaflets. She didn’t seem to have much grasp of property rights as he was on the pavement. He advised her to call the police which she did. Unfortunately for her the police didn’t support her effort to claim ownership of the pavement. The demonstrator put up the following notice outside the entrance to the clinic: ‘Dr Nyatsuro: I am a White indigenous British citizen. Leave this clinic within 24 hours because I want it. I am not a doctor but you are not a farmer. Ask your relative Mugabe for compensation’.”



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No.209 – Mr. JAN TAITS of London

Jan Taits first made contact with our movement when he subscribed to S.A.Patriot magazine during the mid-1980s. He subsequently visited South Africa when we thus had the great pleasure of being able to meet him in person. We were immediately highly impressed with him, as he clearly and enthusiastically supported the struggle to maintain civilized rule in South Africa. After we were forced to relocate to the UK in 1990 we established even closer and more regular contact with him, and indeed he was a member of the original founding Committee of the Springbok Club, where everyone found him a most friendly and engaging person. Although he lived in north London he came from a most geographically disparate background, being a quarter Estonian, a quarter German, a quarter Scandinavian and a quarter British! He was however a keen and sincere White patriot in the broadest context, although alas he was at times somewhat naïve in some of his more shadey contacts which he made contact with. Unfortunately he completely disappeared from the scene around 2000 following the premature death of his mother, and although we continued to send him invitations to his last known address he alas failed to attend any further Springbok Club meetings. Shortly before he sadly died the late Peter King managed to make contact with him again, and he evidently expressed interest in becoming active in our movement again, though disappointingly we still saw nothing more of him. It would therefore be great if we could make direct contact with him once more.



All decent people must have been outraged at the sight of dignitaries from the Republic of Ireland “honouring” the nationalist terrorists who died during the 1916 Dublin insurrection, and paying their “respects” to them during the recent 100th anniversary of this terrorist atrocity. .The thing which made this spectacle particularly sickening was that it took place at the same time as a similar terrorist outrage was taking place in Belgium – and it should not be forgotten in this respect that in 1916 Britain (and by this we mean all of Britain, including Irish men and women of all religions) was fighting a ferocious war against an aggressive enemy who had committed earlier evil atrocities against Belgium!

We firmly believe that it is those members of the security forces who fell fighting against the Fenian terrorists who should be honoured and respected, and not the terrorist vermin themselves. These consisted of 23 Policemen (RIC and Dublin Metropolitan Police) and 103 soldiers – and we also should not forget the estimated 374 innocent Dublin civilians who were also killed by the terrorists. An excellent web-site exists remembering each of the 103 soldiers (though alas not the 23 Policemen) who died, and this can be accessed at :-

We should also specifically remember the brave students from the Trinity College (Dublin University) Officer Training Corps who raided the OTC armoury in order to take up arms against the nationalist terrorists, and by so doing saved that beautiful British city of Dublin from even greater damage. One name in particular who should be remembered was Cadet Robert N. Tweedy DUOTC who received a special award for his courage. This we believe was the only occasion when any OTC unit ever took up arms under their own banner in an actual conflict.





Cecil Rhodes is one of my personal heroes. I consider it a tragedy that he died so young. Had he lived on, I have a vision of an alliance between a Britain led by Rhodes and an America led by Theodore Roosevelt. I would also inform Oriel College of his belief in "equal rights for all civilised men".

Yours etc.,

Mark Taylor, London, U.K.



Hats off to the Australians who protested against the White genocide (see January 2016 SCN), which is not just horribly explicit as in South Africa, but implicit in all the collusive promotion of non-White immigration throughout the Western world. Or so it seems to me.

Yours etc.,

Stead Steadman, London, U.K.




Well it sounds like the k4s are going to be drinking their own sh1t for a long time to come. No brains, no future! Many O.F.S. towns have now run out of water.

Yours etc.,

Roy Winsor, Canterbury, Kent, U.K.




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Yours etc.,

J.L., Johannesburg, Transvaal, South Africa.




George Whale (see “Letters to the Editor”, March 2016 SCN) should remember that sarcasm is the lowest form of wit!

Yours etc.,

David Warner, Dover, Kent, U.K.




I was privileged to meet Ian Smith back in 1974. I was, as an Aussie, an interim member of the Rhodesian Front, living in Gwelo, close to Selukwe where I.S. had his family, I was fortunate enough to relief-manage the Selukwe Grand for a month or so. Met the Prime Minister with his Mum.

Smith rolled up to the opening of Parliament in nothing more than a Peugeot 404 to save money and to set example. Compare this with “Moo Garbage” and his multi-million dollar motor cars.

Smith is the most misunderstood man in modern history. How they painted this fine man in the press is one of history's great lies.

Yours etc.,

A.K., New South Wales, Australia.




It was with great sadness that we learnt of the recent death of Abe Segal, the famed South African Lawn Tennis player of the 1950s and 60s.

Born in 1930 in the vibrant Doornfontein district of Johannesburg, Abe Segal became the most prominent male South African Tennis player of the post-WWII era. More of a doubles specialist (he only won the South African Men’s Single title once, whereas he was Men’s Doubles champion on five occasions), he formed a formidable partnership with Gordon Forbes, who together reached the French Open Final twice.

But there were many other facets to Abe Segal. He was a bon vivant with an infectious sense of humour, who fully believed in living life to the full – as was expertly illustrated in Gordon Forbes’ sporting classic “A Handful of Summers”. In continued playing and coaching Tennis almost to his dying day, but also in his later years became an accomplished painter and wrote his own highly-acclaimed book “Hey Big Boy”. A true South African patriot, he took great pride in playing for his country in the Davis Cup, often producing performances of an even higher standard than when he was only playing on the individual circuit.

Abe Segal, however, personified the Corinthian spirit of the days of amateur sport better than most. Sport to him and others of his ilk was more about fun rather than making money, and this halcyon attitude rose to its greatest zenith in pioneer societies such as his own in South Africa far more naturally than in the staid societies of old Europe. Life was for living, and in no other field of human activity could this be better exemplified than in competitive sport.

We need more people with the spirit of Abe Segal today, but firmly believe that such people are still arising in pioneer and expatriate communities around the globe at the moment. Our sincere condolences are extended to all members of Abe Segal’s family.


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