Study shows San people used milk-based paint 49,000 years ago in Kwazulu, long before Bantu arrived with domesticated cattle.

An international research team led by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa has discovered a milk-and ochre-based paint dating to 49,000 years ago that San inhabitants may have used to adorn themselves with or to decorate stone or wooden slabs, in Northern Kwazulu Natal. While the use […]
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The arrival and establishment of the Huguenots at the Cape of Good Hope

On  October 22nd, 1685  the Edict of Nantes, which was issued in 1598, was revoked. The Edict guaranteed Huguenots, with their reformed religious convictions, the right to practise their faith in France. By the revocation of the Edict the reformed faith was outlawed in all of France and those who practised it were persecuted and […]
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The yearning for an independent Cape Republic is not only alive and well, it’s growing stronger!

About eight years ago I wrote a few articles on the prospect of an Independent Cape Republic on the old SA Sucks website which I later copied to here: What future is there for whites and other minorities in South Africa South Africa: Civil war or peaceful split? At the time there were a lot […]
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Namibian President Hage Geingob says whites are also Namibian and deserve land like everyone else

Incoming president Hage Geingob says third generation whites are also Namibian, and deserve land just like everyone else. Geingob made the remarks yesterday during a live televised media briefing, where he announced the vice-president, prime minister and deputy prime minister in his incoming Cabinet. “There seems to be a deliberate misunderstanding created, which is that […]
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Cape Colony divided into 10 districts in 1829

In 1829 the eastern boundaries of the colony were the Keiskama River (although the space between the Keiskama and the Fish river was practically a no-man’s land) the Zwart Kei and Stormberg Spruit. The northern boundaries were defined by the Orange river as far as 24 deg 10′ and then by a line running SW […]
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Die Uitbreiding van die Grense van die Ou Kaapse Kolonie

Ten einde die administrasie van die vinnig verspreidende Europese besetting aan die Kaap te verbeter het Goewerneur Simon van der Stel gedurende 1685 die eerste Landdrospos in Stellenbosch ingestel. Die doel van hierdie pos was om na die Kompanjie se plase, veeposte en algemene belange om te sien. Met die hulp van verskeie assistente, genaamd […]
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Adolph Jonker first Afrikaner stamvader with non-European patrilineal roots confirmed by Y-DNA analysis.

There has been much controversy for over 2 centuries regarding the origin of stamvaderAdolph Jonker. Since the late 18th century Adolph Jonker has been mentioned by numerous authors and several theories emerged, but all without conclusive evidence to back them up fully: 1772: Naturalist Sparrman indicated Adolph was of mixed race, his mother being non-European […]
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