Orania: where apartheid lives on

“Situated halfway along one of the main roads linking Johannesburg and Cape Town, Orania lies in a sparsely populated area, where huge skies meet a horizon punctuated by escarpments and triangular kopjes. It is an arid place, chosen… to be unattractive to all but those sufficiently desperate to come here – frightened Afrikaner whites.” On the eve of Nelson Mandela’s funeral, Neil Tweedie reports for The Daily Telegraph on apartheid’s last redoubt.


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