Double-dealing

South Africans of Chinese descent became black at the stroke of a judge's pen on Wednesday.

South Africans of Chinese descent became black at the stroke of a judge's pen on Wednesday.

Only in the new South Africa!

The controversial decision has been met with indignation by the black majority who have suffered under apartheid.

It is not difficult to understand why. The Chinese are among the most racist people in South Africa.

Many black Africans continue to suffer discrimination at the hands of this insular community.

Chinese South Africans now get to benefit from government programmes to uplift black people.

The truth is they want to be considered black because it is now convenient.

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