The name of the military base, Voortrekkerhoogte is officially changed to Thaba Tshwane

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Date: 19 May, 1998

Thaba Tshwane is the military headquarters of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in Pretoria. The base had been known as   Voortrekkerhoogte since 1939. , It was officially renamed on 19 May 1998, marking its third name change.

The military base was founded in 1905 by the British Army and was named Robert Heights after Lord Roberts, a British soldier and one of the best commanders of the 19th century.