Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa [Martin Meredith] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Southern Africa was once regarded as a worthless jumble of British colonies, Boer republics, and African chiefdoms
New South Wales experienced the first gold rush in Australia, a period generally accepted to lie between 1851 and 1880.This period in the history of New South Wales resulted in a rapid growth in the population and significant boost to the economy of the colony of New South Wales.
While browsing at my local Supermarket some time back, I had a sudden urge to quaff a long draft of delicious, fresh orange juice. I immediately set off in search of a pocket of the best of what South Africa could boast of, in the way of enticing fresh fruit that would burst forth with the taste of orchard fresh nectar !
Translated from the Afrikaans as, literally, "the state of being apart," apartheid was a system of racial segregation enforced by the South African government for 46 years (1948-1994), under which the rights, associations, and movements of the majority black inhabitants were curtailed, while Afrikaner (white) minority rule was maintained.