NEWSLETTER – MAY 2018 The Daphne Strutt Prize Winner for 2018 Anya Grobler The April meeting brought considerable joy to a young lady called Anya Grobler; deservedly we should add because being top second year student in the
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One may think that Durban’s premier beachfront is one of the worst places imaginable to try to grow a variety of trees: think of the sandy soil, danger of vandalism, and salt-laden wind for starters. Drawing the obvious conclusion would.
This field guide written by Nicki Von der Heyde, covers 71 battles over three wars from the early Colonial clashes to the Anglo Boer War of 1899 – 1902. The book has detailed illustrations, timelines, fact boxes, maps and site
Ken Gillings who died in 2016, was a military man, well known and respected Military field guide, author, and past Chairman of the SA Military History Society. He was also a real gentleman, well liked by all who knew him,
Dr. Phillip Clancey was a Director of the Durban Natural History Museum, and Art Gallery for three decades, and was President of the SA Museums Association, and is appropriately recognized for his work, on the SANS Honours Board. DR PHILLIP
Dr Roy Wise was a long standing member of the The S.A. national Society, and an outstanding human being, as this eulogy bears testimony. The publication on our SANS Honours Board is intended to signify our respect for this great
Article with thanks. Ref: “Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi ” from South African History Online. sahistory.org.za Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi was born on 27 August 1928 into the Zulu royal family. His mother was the daughter of King Dinizulu, and granddaughter of King
Many people travel to Rorke’s Drift following the battles of 1879, but are unaware of the St Augustine Mission about 10 kilometers north of the drift. Charles Johnson (1850 – 1927), built the St Augustine’s Mission, where he operated as
If you are travelling between Swaziland and Komatipoort a must see, and underrated site,is the Samora Machel Monument, and Museum at Mbuzini. The site is about 30 km off the R571 along a tarred scenic road alongside the Mozambique border.