Unesco, Human Rights, Racism and the Nuremberg Code

Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights ... Noting the United Nations International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of 16 December 1966, the United Nations International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination of 21 December 1965. * Waarom bestaan daar… Continue reading Unesco, Human Rights, Racism and the Nuremberg Code

Cederberg – the Ceder tree

The geology of the Cederberg comprises of the Cape Supergroup (Table Mountain Group, Bokkeveld Group and Witteberg Group) and the Karoo Supergroup (Dwyka Group, Ecca Group and Beaufort Group). The Cape Supergroup was formed about 700 – 600 Ma ago by a succession of sedimentation of sandstone (silt, mud and sand). The distinct reddish colour… Continue reading Cederberg – the Ceder tree

Cederberg – Cape

Cederberg Wilderness Area.   South Africa’s under-rated Geoheritage and Geotourism Site.  At first sight the Cederberg Mountains may come across as a stark landscape, where ridges of nude mountainside, seemingly void of all life, lie stretched out across the land. But spend some time in these hills and you’ll discover some of its’ secrets.    The isolated and… Continue reading Cederberg – Cape

Loropeni – Burkina Faso in Africa

Be that as it may, it is widely accepted that the Loropeni was connected to the Trans-Saharan gold trade that lasted from the 7 th to the 17 th centuries AD. The lands of Sub-Saharan Africa were rich in gold and this precious metal was sought after by the rulers of the states around the Mediterranean. Salt was exchanged for this… Continue reading Loropeni – Burkina Faso in Africa