Epilogue {Early 21st Century}

This chapter is an in depth analysis, based upon pure and undeniable fact. It is spelled out for the readers in plain terms enabling them to see though the current curtain of apathy, waste and corruption. For what it is worth, I lay bare my own diagnosis and prognosis for the country of my birth,

CHAPTER 23: Supernova {Late 20th Century}

In many respects the post-colonial fortunes of many African States are comparable to a Supernova stellar event, perhaps none more so than the RSA. The euphoria, unbridled joy and sense of a new peaceful life pervaded the streets of Cape Town and indeed entered the very homes of every South African the day Nelson Rolihlahla

CHAPTER 22: A Giant Awakens {Mid to Late 20th Century}

By the mid-sixties, there were really less than a dozen colonies which had not received their liberty. Despite threatening world sanctions and bitter internal strife, several still opposed democratic change. The disenfranchised Africans opposition to these regimes was fierce and determined. As the various melting pots boiled over, hot furious civil wars broke out setting

CHAPTER 20: Disparity {Early 20th Century}

The stories which follow in this chapter are just one more example of what happens when outsiders interfere in the affairs of an indigenous population. The Agikuyu an ancient Northern BaNtu Kenya tribe had never been successfully invaded, not even by the Arabic slave traders. It therefore follows that they were bold and skilled in

CHAPTER 19: War & Peace {Early 20th Century}

After the Second War of Independence, the antagonists came to an agreement. South Africa became a Union of States in 1910, which were; the two British colonies and two Republics. Not long thereafter, events in far off Europe sparked off WWI. Our story highlights life in the African colonies and particularly South Africa during those

CHAPTER 16: Clouds of War {Late 19th Century}

The vast wealth injected into the two Trekker Republics by the discovery of their Diamond and Gold deposits caused them to suddenly blossom like desert flowers after a rain. Particularly, the great discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand and massive sudden influx of foreigners took the conservative ZAR government and its citizens by surprise. Most