The Boer War by Thomas Pakenham
Pakenham’s very thorough history of The Boer War (1899-1902) reads like a novel and I could hardly put it down. In my mind that puts him in a class with Barbara Tuckman and other reviewers have made the same comment. The book was written over 30 years ago (published in 1979), so the author was able to interview a great many survivors from both sides, as well as access a mass of documents that were not available when the original histories had been written, just after the war. Pakenham…
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Jopie Fourie: Daar gaan ’n man verby
Jopie Fourie (1878-1914), leier van die 1914-Rebellie teen die premier Louis Botha, is op 16 Desember 1914 in die omgewing van Rustenburg gevange geneem. Vandag, 100 jaar gelede, is Fourie weens hoogverraad ter dood veroordeel. Hy was die enigste deelnemer aan dié rebellie wat op hierdie wyse die hoogste prys betaal het, skryf J.B. ROUX.J.B. Roux.
#FarmAttack: Survived: Farmer attacked by 8 armed black terrorists on a farm in Roerfontein, Koster. Firearms stolen. No arrests made!
Plaasaanval!!! Kyk uit vir die voertuig.. Barend Pienaar: Plaasaanval: Koster naby Roerfontein AGT SWART TERRORISTE het toegeslaan en die eienaars vasgebind en beroof. Vuurwapens en 'n Blou grys Toyota Camry met reg. no. DFC 578 NW is geroof. Geen verdere inligting is beskibaar nie. https://facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=519644751546648&id=100005033835388&fs=4 #StopWhiteGenocideInSA
Media Conference — Angus Buchan
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FROM ANGUS BUCHAN On the 22nd April, we will have a National Day of Prayer in Bloemfontein, calling all peoples from all different parts of this country, from Tzan…
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Nhleko speaks out on Nkandla report:Thursday 28 May 2015
Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says all proper steps were taken to arrive at the decision taken in a report he tabled on Thursday about the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla home.