A farmer from the southern Free State was announced as the Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging’s (AWB) new leader on Tuesday.
Steyn van Ronge, a member of the movement for more than 20 years, vowed to pursue the AWB’s goal of returning to God and uniting the “volk”.
His election followed the murder of AWB leader Eugene Terre’Blanche at his Ventersdorp farm on Saturday and the charging of two people for the killing.
He said that since Terre’Blanche’s murder the AWB had received “thousands” of new membership applications.
“We will not allow an incident of this nature to occur again,” he …