South Africa’s propaganda war: the information campaign to influence the United States of America, 1972-1978

Title: South Africa’s propaganda war: the information campaign to influence the United States of America, 1972-1978 Authors: J.K. Haasbroek, J-A. Stemmet and M. Oelofse[*] Ensovoort, volume 41 (2020), number 9: 3 Abstract In an effort to counter anti-apartheid forces, the Department of Information, with the approval of Prime Minister Balthazar Johannes (B.J.) Vorster, initiated a… Continue reading South Africa’s propaganda war: the information campaign to influence the United States of America, 1972-1978

Friend or foe? How online news outlets in South Africa frame artificial intelligence

Title: Friend or foe? How online news outlets in South Africa frame artificial intelligence Author: Susan Brokensha, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 41 (2020), number 7: 2 Abstract The influence that the media have in shaping public opinion about artificial intelligence (AI) cannot be overestimated, since the various frames they employ to depict… Continue reading Friend or foe? How online news outlets in South Africa frame artificial intelligence

The blue-eyed devil rapists: An exploration of the discourse on Twitter around land thieves in a South African context

Title: The blue-eyed devil rapists: An exploration of the discourse on Twitter around land thieves in a South African context Author: Dr. Burgert Senekal, University of the Free State. Ensovoort, volume 41 (2020), number 7: 1 Abstract In recent years, anti-white rhetoric has seemingly increased in South Africa, with various researchers and Non-Government Organisations becoming… Continue reading The blue-eyed devil rapists: An exploration of the discourse on Twitter around land thieves in a South African context

Sage and screen: Jamie Uys as filmmaker part 2: The Mimosa Films phase, 1966-1996

Jan-Ad Stemmet, Department of History (University of the Free State, RSA). stemmetj@ufs.ac.za This article was written with the gracious co-operation of Dr Boet Troskie (founder: Mimosa Films) and mrs. Mireschen Troskie-Marx (board member: Mimosa Films). Ensovoort volume 37(2017), number 3:1 Abstract In his career of nearly 50 years, Jamie Uys made more than 40 pictures… Continue reading Sage and screen: Jamie Uys as filmmaker part 2: The Mimosa Films phase, 1966-1996

Sangoma of the silver screen: Jamie Uys as film maker 1950–1964

Dr. Jan-Ad Stemmet, Department of History, University of the Free State This article was written with the gracious co-operation of Dr Boet Troskie (founder: Mimosa Films) and Mrs. Mireschen Troskie-Marx (board member: Mimosa Films). Abstract It would be no exaggeration describe Jamie Uys as one of the most important role players in the development of… Continue reading Sangoma of the silver screen: Jamie Uys as film maker 1950–1964