Union and Apartheid-era South African money featuring Jan van Riebeck. He is no longer featured on South African money, which MIGHT have something to do with the fact that he begged the Dutch East India Company to let him enslave the natives.
5 events that shaped the South African Wine industry
1652 : In the 1600’s the spice trade flourished and Europeans sailed across Africa to the East to find the most exotic of spices. The journey was long and hard... Read more
For 12 hours, two herds of wild South African elephants slowly made their way through the Zululand bush until they reached the house of late author Lawrence Anthony, the conservationist who saved their lives...For two days the herds loitered at Anthony’s rural compound on the vast Thula Thula game reserve in the South African KwaZulu – to say good-bye to the man they loved. But how did they know he had died March 7?
#NELSONMANDELA95 BREAKING NEWS: Former South African President Nelson Mandela Dies at 95 on ThursdayDeath is something inevitable. When a man has done what he considers to be his duty to his people and his country, he can rest in peace. I believe I have made that effort and that is, therefore, why I will sleep for the eternity. ~ Nelson Mandela 1996 Hamba Kahle Tata Read more...