Cecil Rhodes; Yesterday’s Hero.

Politics and History

by Hannes Wessels   When his name’s mentioned it has become frightfully fashionable to speak of Cecil Rhodes in derogatory terms. Arch capitalist, imperialist, misogynist and racist; in today’s world it can hardly get worse. A while ago, before being homosexual became viewed as a special and admirable inclination he was also labelled as one […]

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The Last Protectors; the history of The National Parks Department


  by Hannes Wessels As the decimation of wildlife throughout Africa gathers pace it seems certain that, barring an intervention of miraculous proportions there will soon be little left to fret about. Wars, internecine strife, unbridled corruption throughout the continental public sector, exploding populations and insatiable demand for meat, ivory and rhino horn fueled by […]

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