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This is why Cape independence is a secession from reality

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This is why Cape independence is a secession from reality

As the fantasists rant, the City of Cape Town tries to secure a much smaller but much more valuable sort of autonomy

Columnist

As the Cape Independence Advocacy Group got ready to march back to the early 1800s this week, I found myself watching a strange video on its Twitter page.

A very young man with an English accent was standing on a beach holding a large fuzzy microphone, apparently to make it clear he had important things to say and hadn’t just popped over from Oxford for a boys’ weekend away with Chalky and Bunting and the rest of the lads.

“At the heart of all the Western Cape’s problems,” he said, “is one criminal organisation: the African National Congress.”..

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