Elandslaagte Battlefield

A Boer commando of about 1 200 men with three guns had ensconced itself among some hills near the Elandslaagte station. This commando was attacked by the British on 21 October 1899 and thoroughly defeated.

lsandlwana Battlefield

lsandlwana Battlefield

At this sphinx like hill 20 000 Zulu warriors defeated the British Army in what has been described...

The Anglo-ZuluWar

The Anglo-ZuluWar

King Mpande maintained cordial relations with the Voortrekkers and the British colonists, who were...

The Voortrekkers

The Voortrekkers

The introduction of British rule in the Cape Colony after 1806 resulted in wide spread...

History in Brief

History in Brief

1802 Drought and famine in Natal lead to upheaval among chiefdoms. 1815 Shaka becomes chief of the...

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