The formation of a political system and the structuring of society on the foundation of racial segregation started long before the formal introduction of apartheid in South Africa. The ideology of having a separate society was introduced in 1910 with the Union of South Africa by Barry Hertzog, who was a Boer general during the […]Read more "A visit to the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg"
The Women’s Jail at Old Fort Prison in Johannesburg was as violent and degrading on human dignity as the male prison. Officials at Old Fort denied Black, Indian, and Coloured prisoners adequate sanitary pads, and rationed food according to race. They also enforced harsh labour and punishment for dissent on these groups of prisoners. Apartheid […]Read more "Take a Walk Through Constitution Hill in Johannesburg (Part 2)"
Former South African President Paul Kruger built Old Fort Prison in 1893. He did this as a way to deal with rising crime in the mining town of Johannesburg. In 1896 after the Jameson raid by the British military, the prison became a military fort for the British. After much fighting over the fort during […]Read more "Take a Walk Through Constitution Hill in Johannesburg (Part 1)"
If you’re looking for authentic African hand-made products from Southern, Central and West Africa, then the Rosebank Art and Craft Market, situated in Rosebank, Johannesburg, is the place to visit. The market offers hand-made products ranging from traditional fashion accessories to painting and home décor. Products are made South Africa, Ghana, Congo, Cameroon, Malawi, Kenya, […]Read more "The Rosebank Art and Craft Market in Johannesburg"
If you thought that you had no singing talent, watching the wooden mic contestants from Idols South Africa 2016 will make your out-of-tune voice sound awesome. The contestants are absolutely hilarious, so have a box of tissues next to you because you will laugh until tears roll down your cheeks. Check out the contestants below: […]Read more "BEST WOODEN MIC CONTESTANTS FROM IDOLS SA IN 2016"
Once upon a time, after the creation of the earth and the establishment of night and day, the people of the earth and the animals began to complain to Modimo, The Great One, about the darkness of night time. The earth had no light when the night sky fell, making it difficult for people to […]Read more "WHY THE MOON SHINES AT NIGHT"