Traditional land and leaders – landclaims

There was NO country with the name of South Africa in 1800-1910.   It was mostly British colonies - they came to different areas and make war against the different peoples of southern Africa. Also the two independent Boer republics.   Daar was nie 'n land met die naam van Suid-Afrika in 1800-1910 nie, dit was grotendeels… Continue reading Traditional land and leaders – landclaims

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

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)

Cape Colony – Parliament

The oldest section of the buildings of Parliament, which today houses the National Council of Provinces, was completed in 1885. The original design was by Charles FREEMAN. Various financial and building problems were experienced and the project was re-allocated to the Scottish architect Henry GREAVES, who had just joined the DEPARTMENT OF THE PUBLIC WORKS.… Continue reading Cape Colony – Parliament

Traditional houses – South Africa

  Traditional affairs (2018-2019)   - It was stated in parliament that this is only for the KhoiSan and different ethnic black groups of people in South Africa,  but how is it working?   No idea who gave South African parliament or ministers the "mandate" if there are different ethnic traditional leaders, perhaps the different Houses of… Continue reading Traditional houses – South Africa

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act

While a new law sees the formally recognising Khoi and San communities, its critics say it also opens up vulnerable communities to exploitation by mining companies.   Like the rest of us too, not only the Khoi san peoples, we all are in the same position. * Daar is moontlik heelwat gemengde reaksies met die aanvaarding… Continue reading Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill

Recognition must be given to ALL people like the Khoi San,  their different subgroups, if they want to rule themselves.  In terms of international law, it is still their choices, as well as to the Afrikaners and Boers to rule themselves, independently.    Currently, all the others are discriminating against all white people of South… Continue reading Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill