Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein (44 letters) is a farm in the North West province of South Africa, located about 200 km west of Pretoria and 20 km east of Lichtenburg. Coordinates: 26°10′S 26°28′E whose 44-character name has entered South African folklore. The name was used as the title for an Afrikaans lyric written by Fanus Rautenbach and performed by Anton Goosen. Translation is "The spring where two buffaloes were cleanly killed with a single shot"
Só onthou ek Suid-Afrika | Tafelberg Karretjie No. 2 Die eerste kabelkar is geopen op 4 Oktober 1929, en 'n verbeterde kar is op 4 Oktober 1997 ingewy, wat die dravermoë van 25 tot 65 persone verbeter het. Die nuwe kar is rond en draai in die rondte terwyl dit beweeg, om 'n goeie uitsig aan almal te bied. Op 10 Januarie 2014 is 'n besondere mylpaal bereik toe die kabelkar sy 23-miljoenste besoeker verwelkom het.
Nelson Mandela: 'Birth of a Nation' (May 1994). After Nelson Mandela won the first democratic election in South Africa’s history, becoming the country’s first black president, TIME declared in one article available online, “Apartheid was gone, reduced to rubble.” It argued race antagonism is a major obstacle to achieving democracy and stated, “South Africa has now formally dismantled the barrier. But of course, the more formidable wall is in the human heart.”
1993 ~ MEN OF THE YEAR - THE PEACEMAKERS ~ Also known as Yasser Arafat, F.W. de Klerk, Nelson Mandela and Yitzhak Rabin, the Peacemakers had a busy ’93. Rabin and Arafat shook hands on the White House lawn as Bill Clinton looked on, while Mandela and de Klerk worked tirelessly toward a new South Africa. The latter pair won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 while Arafat and Rabin, along with Shimon Peres, won in 1994.