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A windmill is an engine powered by the energy of wind. The use of wind energy has been re valued in recent years and there are many wind powered green products on the market today. Home windmills can be used to generate electricity. Even traditional mills can be constructed to provide power. Windmills and wind powered generators and turbines are a great source of green renewable energy.
Antjie Krog: (born 23 October 1952) in Kroonstad, Orange Free State, South Africa, is a prominent South African poet, academic and writer. ["...want jy maak my groot, in jou krom klein handjies, jy beitel my met jou swart oë, en spits woorde, jy draai jou leiklipkop, jy lag en breek my tente op, maar jy offer my elke aand, vir jou Here God. jou moesie-oor is my enigste telefoon, jou huis my enigste bybel, jou naam my breekwater teen die lewe, ..."]
There were two Boer wars, one ran from 16 December 1880 - 23 March 1881 and the second from 9 October 1899 - 31 May 1902 both between the British and the settlers of Dutch origin (called Boere, Afrikaners or Voortrekkers) who lived in South Africa. These wars put an end to the two independent republics that they had founded.