African lakes and fishes – Cichlid fishes-Tropiese visse

  In 1890, at the height of the European scramble for colonies in Africa, Britain and Germany divided Lake Victoria at 1° south latitude, with the southern portion allotted to Germany, the northern portion to Britain.  Lake Victoria - Victoria Nyanza, is the largest lake in Africa and the second largest body of fresh water… Continue reading African lakes and fishes – Cichlid fishes-Tropiese visse

Thokoana James Motlatsi of Lesotho 1987

His date and place of birth is 5 June  1951 at Morifi, Mohale’s Hoek, Lesotho.   It was stated in 2014 (mining weekly) that Motlatsi is the Executive chairperson of Teba Limited and non-executive chairperson of Shanduka, Platfields and Verimark.   An organisation, Teba was established before 1902 to support mines and the recruitment of mining personnel. … Continue reading Thokoana James Motlatsi of Lesotho 1987

English Crown and the Boers

Die "bedelaar" verskyn talle kere as verwysing na Brittanje se tweede Anglo Boereoorlog (1899-1902) waar soldate duisende seemyle gereis het en kom oorlog maak het met ons voorouers - die doel daarvan om geld in te samel vir families.   Hierdie gedig, wat geskryf is deur Rudyard Kipling en getoonset deur Sir Arthur Sullivan, het 'n… Continue reading English Crown and the Boers

Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Die natuurskoon rondom ons, veral die boomryke areas, is vir dekades en selfs eeue aangeplant wat verder onderhou word met durf en deursettingsvermoë. Nie almal kan dit bekostig nie, maar bome vra nie baie nie, net liefde en aandag. Bome spring nie vanself in die grond en groei nie. Daar is sommige areas wat dit… Continue reading Johannesburg – Egoli-Goud – Witwatersrand

Chinese 2021 – Oxen year

Remember Washington 2021 and you will see who were involved in the whole scenario at the White house - it was not only Trump.    Look at those "radical protestors" playing as Trump supporters and their masks.   All those peoples are together with China at the end.   It is 2021 and it is the year… Continue reading Chinese 2021 – Oxen year

British colonial empire in Africa (SA) – Rhodes and BSAC

  Gold and diamonds.    The British South Africa Company (BSAC or BSACo) was established following the amalgamation of Cecil Rhodes' Central Search Association and the London-based Exploring Company Ltd which had originally competed to exploit the expected mineral wealth of Mashonaland but united because of common economic interests and to secure British government backing.… Continue reading British colonial empire in Africa (SA) – Rhodes and BSAC

‘United we stand’ – British rule

British Empire was known to be “the empire on which sun never sets” and when Queen Victoria came to throne in 1873, Britain already governed Canada, Australia, New Zealand and parts of India, South America and Africa. Here are some more interesting facts about British Empire. QUOTE 1. Started With… Talking about British rule, one… Continue reading ‘United we stand’ – British rule

Brittanje – “British Brexit”

  MPs have rejected Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU.   The government lost by 344 votes to 286, a margin of 58.   It means the UK has missed an EU deadline to delay Brexit to 22 May and leave with a deal. The prime minister… Continue reading Brittanje – “British Brexit”