This Day in History: Oct 11, 1899: Boer War begins in South Africa
It was a war of greed. An already rich and powerful nation wanted more and was willing to sacrifice anything to get it. The Second Boer War (Dutch: Tweede Boerenoorlog, Afrikaans: Tweede Vryheidsoorlog or Tweede Boereoorlog) was fought from 11 October 1899 until 31 May 1902 between the British Empire and the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of two independent Boer republics, the South African Republic (Transvaal Republic) and the Orange Free State. It ended with a British victory and the…
‘Ossewa Brandwag’ by SusanvanZyl2010
'Ossewa Brandwag' by SusanvanZyl2010. Emblem of the Ossewa Brandwag that were formed during the Anglo Boer war Afgeneem in die Militere Musuem Johannesburg he Ossewabrandwag is founded as an Afrikaans nationalist organisation in Bloemfont...
Interessant dat die eerste Hugenoot wat voet aan wal in Tafelbaai gesit het, Maria de la Quellerie, die eggenote van Jan van Riebeeck, was. Sy het egter net vir 10 jaar aan die Kaap vertoef en het in 1662 saam met haar eggenoot vertrek.
History of South Africa - Key Figures in South Africa’s history - From European Arrival until the Freedom Charter
South African history outline and key figures in South Africa’s history.