Africa

    • The leader of one of South Africa fringe political parties, the Cape Party, wants the beautiful Cape region to form its own republic (Courtesy Cape Party)
    • Miller claims the Cape, which earns billions of rand a year through tourism because of its natural splendor, would be far more prosperous as an independent nation (Courtesy Cape Party).
    • Party leader Jack Miller (far right) joins supporters in Cape Town gathering. (Courtesy Cape Party)
    • The Cape Party believes all in South Africa, including impoverished shack dwellers, would share economic benefits of Cape’ secession. (Courtesy Cape Party)
    • Miller says the Cape “has a unique culture, languages and religions so we should be able to make our own laws.” (Courtesy Cape Party)

    South African Party Seeks Cape Secession

    Darren Taylor

    Published February 19, 2014

    The first in a series of five reports by Darren Taylor on fringe political parties gearing up for the May 7 South African elections.


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