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"Madiba"

August 17th 2012
"NEVER AND NEVER AGAIN SHALL IT BE THAT THIS BEAUTIFUL LAND WILL AGAIN EXPERIENCE THE OPPRESSION OF ONE BY ANOTHER."(Nelson Mandela) As I have wandered through different parts of South Africa, and my time has been relatively brief, I am overwhelmed by the imagery of Nelson Mandela everywhere I walk. Affectionately known as "Madiba", he truly has taken on a god-like status here, and after visiti ... read more
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South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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