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)

Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Currently Johannesburg in South Africa boasts the largest man made forest in the world! It has developed into the city it is today, the financial capital of South Africa, from the gold rush days in the late 1800's. This whole area was part of the independent Boer Republics, ZAR and Freestate. Johannesburg was established in 1886… Continue reading Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Concentration camps – ABW

  Twee onafhanklike Boere republieke het duisende mans, vroue en kinders se bloed betaal en het in die proses alles verloor nadat die Engelse regering alle plase (30000 +) met voedsel en vee, afgebrand het.  Twee Anglo Boere oorloë het alles verander.   Ons grootouers en hul families,  was in armoede gedompel en groot dele van… Continue reading Concentration camps – ABW

ABW – The Absent-Minded Beggar

In Britain, supporters of the war effort sought to raise funds for British reservists who were placed on active duty and left with little means to support their families on a salary of “shilling a day.”    The newspaper the Daily Mail created a successful charity campaign using the-then popular song “The Absent-Minded Beggar” with words… Continue reading ABW – The Absent-Minded Beggar