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A Boer woman with her dead child, the last of her children to die, photographed by Emily Hobhouse. An English activist, Emily spent six months in South Africa from January to June 1901 visiting Bloemfontein and six other concentration camps. Emily returned to England to campaign against "a gigantic and grievous blunder caused by  crass male ignorance, helplessness and muddling." Her militancy brought the scorn of the British people who called her hysterical, a rebel, liar, enemy of the…

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I remember when I was about 10 years old, my brother gave me four books... one was The Hobbit and the others were the Lord of the Rings ...

This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis '   Must have been in most post ABW homes...

This sketch from my grandparents's ' voorhuis ' Must have been in most post ABW homes...

Col. Robert Baden-Powell commanded the defense of Mafeking during the Boer War

Col. Robert Baden-Powell commanded the defense of Mafeking during the Boer War

Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.

Europe forgot about the genocide of the Boers // Europe again "forgot" about the genocide of the Boers at the beginning of the XX century. Pope Francis on Sunday honoured the 100th anniversary of the slaughter of Armenians by calling it "the first genocide of the 20th century." "Why Europe has forgotten us? .." - Asks 27.000 Boer's women and children who died in British concentration camps.

Boer War -- Farmers in the Cape being forced to take oath of neutrality

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Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2  broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

Japie Greyling.Gedurende die AB-oorlog was Japie se pa en 2 broers op kommando teen die Engelse.Hul het op die plaas oornag met die Engelse kort op hul hakke.Kapt Sealy besluit om Japie te ondervra.Japie het geweier om sy vader te verraai, Sealy beveel sy soldate om Japie voor 'n vuurpeleton te laat staan maar hy het sy soldate beveel om te korrel en nie te skiet.Hy het na Japie gegaan, sy hand geskud en weer met sy soldate vertrek.Jare na die oorlog het Sealy steeds vertel vd dapper…

The Boer War: A History

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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.

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…

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This Day in History: Jul 19, 1786: The town Graaf-Reinet is founded in South Africa

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…