British troops enter Bloemfontein, capital of the Boer Orange Free State, on this day in 1900 #BoerWar #SouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/hsSUh5tFUn

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British troops enter Bloemfontein, capital of the Boer Orange Free State, on this day in 1900 #BoerWar #SouthAfrica pic.twitter.com/hsSUh5tFUn

A young Winston Churchill as a war correspondent in Bloemfontein, South Africa some time in late 1899.Historical Times

A young Winston Churchill as a war correspondent in Bloemfontein, South Africa some time in late 1899.Historical Times

Building in Bloemfontein

Building in Bloemfontein

Maphikela House Thomas Maphikela was one of the founder members of the ANC in Bloemfontein in 1912. His double-storey house, where important ANC meetings were held, has been declared a National Monument. #southafrica #bloemfontein

Maphikela House Thomas Maphikela was one of the founder members of the ANC in Bloemfontein in 1912. His double-storey house, where important ANC meetings were held, has been declared a National Monument. #southafrica #bloemfontein

#Bloemfontein is fondly known as the "City of Roses". More than 4000 rose trees have been planted at King's Park, opened in 1925 by the Prince of Wales, Edward VIII. #park #daytour #southafrica

#Bloemfontein is fondly known as the "City of Roses". More than 4000 rose trees have been planted at King's Park, opened in 1925 by the Prince of Wales, Edward VIII. #park #daytour #southafrica

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

This Day in History: Sep 30, 1931: Start of "Die Voortrekkers" youth movement for Afrikaners in Bloemfontein, South Africa.

Oliewenhuis tuine, Bloemfontein

Oliewenhuis tuine, Bloemfontein

Nelson Mandela with Ruth First at the ANC Congress, Bloemfontein, South Africa, December 1951 by Jürgen Schadeberg.

Nelson Mandela with Ruth First at the ANC Congress, Bloemfontein, South Africa, December 1951 by Jürgen Schadeberg.

Bloemfontein: Dutch for "fountain of flowers", poetically known as "the city of roses"

Bloemfontein: Dutch for "fountain of flowers", poetically known as "the city of roses"

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