The building, designed in a classical-revivalist style, is an important component of Smith Street, one of the most... read more
Gaansbaai, the natural adventure destination, is home to the highest density of Great White Sharks in the world and... read more
On 17 August 1960, Gabon, a country in west central Africa, gained independence from France. It shares common borders... read more
In 1961, the Swiss Fernand Francis Haenggi (b. 1934, Dijon, France) and his mother Mrs F.M.L. Haenggi founded Gallery... read more
Links to explore this further: For a broad overview of African independence go to our site's coverage of African... read more
The Gamtoos river probably derived its name from a Khoikhoi clan whose name was given by early Dutch settlers as "... read more
Gandhi arrived in Durban, Natal (now kwaZulu-Natal) in 1893 to serve as legal counsel to a merchant Dada Abdulla! In... read more
Declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 18 February 1977. Believed to be the oldest surviving ‘... read more
Gannahoek Farm is situated in the Colenso district in KwaZulu-Natal Province.  In 1894, the McFie family took... read more


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