Terrorism in Mozambique

The Africa Center for Strategic Studies reported in January 2021 that there was a 43-percent spike in militant Islamist group violence in Africa in 2020. The 4,958 reported events linked to these groups represents a record level of violence, continuing an upward pattern seen since 2016.    Reported fatalities linked to African militant Islamist groups… Continue reading Terrorism in Mozambique

Eskom – Oracle

Media statement by Eskom was made on 5 April 2021.   Eskom confirmed it is involved in a contractual dispute with the South African arm of Oracle Corporation, which is contracted to provide a number of technical services to Eskom. Oracle first claimed it had been underpaid by an amount of approximately R7.3 billion, which… Continue reading Eskom – Oracle

Biovac institute

The Biovac Institute, a South African vaccine company, is formulating expansion plans aimed at helping Africa become more self-sufficient when its comes to accessing the immunizing shots.   The coronavirus outbreak has highlighted the continent’s reliance on imported vaccines, with limited shot-making facilities only present in South Africa, Senegal and Egypt. * Biovac, which is 47.5%… Continue reading Biovac institute

Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

The Battle of Verdun, 21 February to 15 December 1916, became the longest battle in modern history. It was originally planned by the German Chief of General Staff, Erich von Falkenhayn to secure victory for Germany on the Western Front. The aim was to crush the French army before the Allies grew in strength through… Continue reading Battles of Verdun, Somme, Arras and Hindenburg Line

Land – Palma in Mozambique

  Land rights in Mozambique are regulated by a peculiar system. Land is owned by the State, which concedes the rights to use it, based on development projects (commercial, residential, industrial etc..): land usage rights can be bought, land cannot.   Several legal instruments regulate land usage rights in Mozambique. The general legal framework is given… Continue reading Land – Palma in Mozambique

Total – Mozambique

Following the discovery of important quantities of natural gas in the Rovuma Basin off the coast of Northern Mozambique in 2010 and a $20 billion final investment decision in June 2019, the Total-led Mozambique LNG project is moving forward at pace. *Land in MozambiqueLand - Palma in Mozambique * Reported on 5 April 2021 that… Continue reading Total – Mozambique

Groot Trek – Winburg (kaarte)

Insiggewende Voortrekker (Boere republieke) gebiedskaarte wat geteken is na die Groot Trek en die Boere wat wel gebiede verkry het met onderhandelinges of niemandsland met swart leiers destyds, Die een kaart dui onder andere Natalia, Winburg, Potchefstroom, Zoutpansberg en Lydenburg aan, gebiede soos Stellaland en ander hoort ook hier.   Dis al herhaaldelik uitgewys dat ons… Continue reading Groot Trek – Winburg (kaarte)

Zuma – sage

Wat of wie is dit wat agter die hele Zuma sage sit - alewige verskoning op verskoning dat misdaad aksies gaan verdwyn.    Duidelik is daar spanne osse in Zuma se kraal nes met al die voor hom.   Sekere politieke leiers en lede van MK maak hul skuldig om misdaad wat gepleeg is, wat beskerm… Continue reading Zuma – sage

VSSA (1993) – (Verenigde State van Suider Afrika)

Insiggewende artikel van Koos Reyneke wat die volgende meld.   Dit gaan oor gebeure in ons verlede en wat ons toekoms raak, veral noudat ons onderdruk word en ons menseregte onmenslik geskend word.    Dis net regverdig dat hierdie rassisme, diskriminasie, korrupsie, misdaad, moorde en onderdrukking moet endkry.   Ons word van alles daagliks beroof.    Maar… Continue reading VSSA (1993) – (Verenigde State van Suider Afrika)

Bakgatland – A H Potgieter

  'n Geruime tyd gelede het die volgende historiese artikel van Koos Reyneke my aandag getrek oor ons volk wat tans hewig onderdruk word en skending van menseregte.   Dit begin met ernstige vrae wat ook andersinds heelwat op sosiale media gevra word.   Waarnatoe?   Moenie dit net ligtelik opneem of aangaan asof ons geen probleme het… Continue reading Bakgatland – A H Potgieter

San people in SA

The San are the oldest inhabitants of Southern Africa, where they have lived for at least 20 000 years. The term San is commonly used to refer to a diverse group of hunter-gatherers living in Southern Africa who share historical and linguistic connections. The San were also referred to as Bushmen, but this term has since… Continue reading San people in SA

‘Legend: lost city of the Kalahari’

"legend or real"In 1885, an American entertainer turned explorer named William Leonard Hunt traveled to the Kalahari under the pseudonym, Guillermo Farini. He traveled with a team that included his son Lulu.   While traveling through the semi-arid wasteland, Farini is said to have come across what appeared to be ancient ruins consisting of large stones held together… Continue reading ‘Legend: lost city of the Kalahari’

Kalahari desert – Tsodilo Hills (San)

The Tsodilo Hills are still a sacred place for the local San people, who call them the "Mountains of the Gods" and the "Rock that Whispers".    The San people - known as Basarwa or Bushmen in Botswana - are know to be Southern Africa's indigenous population. San guides who lead archaeologists to the Tsodilo… Continue reading Kalahari desert – Tsodilo Hills (San)

Cave camp bedding in Lebombo, South Africa

The Border Cave is a deep gash in a cliff face, high in the Lebombo Mountains of South Africa. Sheltered from the elements, the spot has yielded bones, tools, and preserved plant material that paint a detailed picture of the lives of human inhabitants for more than 200,000 years. Now, there’s a new sketch emerging:… Continue reading Cave camp bedding in Lebombo, South Africa

British concentration camps – ABW (Rudie Rousseau)

Daar is heelwat onbeantwoorde vrae oor die Britse konsentrasiekampe wat deur die Britse koloniale regering destyds geskep het spesifiek vir die Boere, die vroue en kinders veral tydens die twee Anglo Boere oorloë.    Hieragter skuil beslis meer as wat ons tans weet en kennis dra.  Nie lank nadat hul die onafhanklike gebiede geannekseer het,… Continue reading British concentration camps – ABW (Rudie Rousseau)

Revolutions – Rewolusies

  The French Revolution is notable for the abolishment of the French monarchy which had ruled for centuries; it demonstrated the power of the people and their ability to truly make a difference.      The Haitian Revolution to be the most successful slave rebellion in the Western world, its impact felt across the Americas. … Continue reading Revolutions – Rewolusies

Rogues’ Gallery – Corruption in Southern Africa

Rogues’ Gallery book  Geen land of regering is ooit gevrywaar van korrupsie nie, al spog hul oor "demokrasie".   Die een pas waarskynlik by die vorige regimes aan of almal werk saam om meer "elites" te vorm wat steel en daarna hul vrywaar om gevang of gevonnis te word.  Daarvan getuig al die misdaad, moorde, oorloë… Continue reading Rogues’ Gallery – Corruption in Southern Africa

B-BBEE – benefits

  Dieselfde afgesaagde deuntjie oor "apartheid", hoe boosaardig en 'n groot misdaad dit was, dat net blankes hulself bevoordeel het,  alles vals aantuigings teenoor 'n blanke minderheidsvolk (Boere).   Dis ook meestal dieselfde politici en hul liberaal verligte blankes (Dakargangers-Kodesa), wat daagliks uitbasuin in hul media huise om alle rykdom op te slurp of te vernietig. … Continue reading B-BBEE – benefits