Milton Obote became the country's first Prime Minister after independence; however, the country's notorious dictator... read more
In 1804 Commissioner-General Jacob Uitenhage de Mist undertook an extended survey of the border regions of the Cape. As... read more
History of Umlazi The history of Umlazi (or Mlazi) dates back to 1845 when British settlers forcibly occupied what was... read more
Click on image to enlarge The Union Buildings are considered South Africa's architectural masterpiece. Designed and... read more
The discovery of the Witwatersrand Goldfields in 1886 provided the funds necessary to construct this building that was... read more
It was declared a National Monument under old NMC legislation on 23 March 1979.
University of South Africa, better known as UNISA, was founded in 1873 as the University of the Cape of Good Hope. It... read more
Many forces have interacted in the Eastern Cape. Incoming Afrikaners and British met with Xhosa-speakers in the... read more
The cornerstone of the building was laid on 19 December 1907 by Sir Hamilton Gould-Adams, and was officially opened on... read more


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