This Day in History: Jul 19, 1786: The town Graaf-Reinet is founded in South Africa
On 19 July 1786 Graaff-Reinet was established by the Dutch East Indian Company (DEIC). The town was named after the Governor Cornelis Jacob van de Graeff and his wife Cornelia Reynet. Graaff-Reinet is the fourth oldest town in South Africa. It is well known as the home of magnificent examples of Cape Dutch architecture and over 220 heritage sites. The town’s early history can be traced back to the 1770s, when autonomous farms were set up in the Graaff-Reinet area by Boers trekking from the…
Exotic Destinations to Unwind During Weekends in Africa - MOMO AFRICA
During the week, one can be stressed out, weary and bored due to work stress and other duties that take all our time in the week. When it is Friday, one just can’t wait to get home and rest. But that is not the best way to spend one’s weekend after those stressful and terrible […]
A tribute to the SADF, the South African Defence Force
SADF stands for South African Defence Force and SA-Soldier.com is a documentary about the South African Defence Force, about the SADF and the South African border war (1966-1989)
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902
The South African BOER WAR 1899-1902. Cape of Good Hope. The Cape of Good Hope ,South Africa was founded in 1652 as a ha...
Pretorius: The Fearless & Ferocious Boer Who Created The South African Republic
During this lull in hostilities, the Zulu medicine men created the illusion of invincibility amongst the warriors in a series of pageant-like displays.
‘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...