Christiaan de Wet 1854-1922

De wet is een van duisende wat opgestaan het om te veg vir die vryheid van die Boere republieke en lewe van hom as Boere generaal het van hom 'n Boereheld en -vegter gemaak - sy naam is opgeteken in die argiewe as Boer van die Boere republieke.   As daar na sy lewe gekyk word,… Continue reading Christiaan de Wet 1854-1922

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