The Afrikaner Bond (Afrikaans and Dutch for "Afrikaner Union"; South African Dutch: Afrikander Bond) was a political party in the Cape Colony. It came to have branches in the other states of southern Africa, especially the Afrikaner republics of the Orange Free State and Transvaal.
The Afrikaner Bond was distinct from the later Afrikaner Broederbond which, while similarly named, professed a considerably more extreme ideology.
... It was made up predominately of Afrikaner parties Het Volk from the Transvaal Afrikaner Bond and South African Party from the Cape Colony Orangia Unie from the Orange River Colony The South African Party of the ... The party was intended to project a more moderate platform than that of the Afrikaner Bond ... Rhodes." Eventually, the Afrikaner Bond would lend their support to form a new government ...
... In 1882 it was able to have Dutch recognised as an official language of the Cape Colony. ...
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