Synonyms for magaliesburg or Related words with magaliesburg
Examples of "magaliesburg"
(6) Blaauwbank Historical Gold Mine,
1874: Gold discovered in Blaauwbank stream near
by Henry Lewis an Australian propector.
Boikarabelo is a rural community located in
, South Africa dedicated to helping and providing a home for economic and AIDS orphans and the poor. The site includes an orphanage, school, medical clinic and village. It was founded in 1990. Boikarabelo (formerly Botshabelo Community Development Trust,
) was featured in the documentary film Angels in the Dust.
is a small town situated below the Witwatersrand mountain range in Gauteng, South Africa. The Magaliesberg mountain range is north and visible from town, hence the name "
". Burg is the Afrikaans name for Town whereas Berg is for mountain.
is the home of the oldest mine in Gauteng. At The Blaauwbank mine gold was discovered there more than 100 years ago.
Besides tourism, the main income generating activity of
and the surrounding area is agriculture. Beef, Maize, and large scale vegetable farming are most prevalent.
Maanhaarrand Pass, also known as Breedtsnek, is situated in the North West Province, in the Magaliesberg Nature Area (South Africa). The pass is along an unnumbered secondary road between the towns of
The main picture shows preserved Henschel-built no. 2878 with elephant ear smoke deflectors at
, Transvaal, on 26 July 1992, while the following pictures illustrate some differences in appearance over the years.
The main picture shows pre-war NBL-built no. 2940 "Lynette", with an ex Class 23 type EW tender, at speed near Princess station on the Johannesburg-
line on 6 April 1992.
After 20 years in Britain, Pheto returned to South Africa and settled on a farm in
, publishing his second book, entitled "The Bull from Moruleng: Vistas of Home and Exile", in 2014.
The Johannesburg site used to have a collection of approximately 90 steam engine locomotives, the largest museum of its kind in South Africa. The diverse collection of vehicles and artifacts cover photographs depicting the use of locomotives during the Boer War, to the last of the scheduled steam trains in 2007. The museum also coordinates trips on the
Express Fun Train.
In September 2008 the Youth for Christ worldwide family gathered in
, South Africa for the General Assembly. This was special event as over 350 young leaders from around the world joined the staff and a new initiative was launched: The Young Leader Development and Empowerment Process.
The R24 is a major East-West provincial route in the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area and North West province that links OR Tambo International Airport with Rustenburg via Johannesburg, Krugersdorp and
. The process of renaming the streets and freeway that form the route from Krugersdorp eastward to OR Tambo International after Albertina Sisulu was completed in 2013.
The area around the Magaliesberg range has seen extremely lengthy occupation by humans dating back at least 2 million years to the earliest hominin species (such as "Mrs Ples") in and around the Sterkfontein Caves, which lie at the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, close to the town of
The R560 is a Regional Route in South Africa. Its western origin is the R24 near
in Gauteng. It heads north-east, intersecting with the R563's north-western terminus at Hekpoort, then crossing into North West and reaching its end at an intersection with the R512 on the western edge of Hartbeespoort Dam near Hartbeespoort.
The Hennops River starts in Terenure, Kempton Park, and flows in a northerly direction towards Tembisa township. It then flows past Olifantsfontein and meets the Sesmyl Spruit which flows out of the Rietvlei Dam. The river then turns north-west flowing through the centre of Centurion. The river continues in this direction flowing through the foothills of the
before flowing into the Crocodile River (Limpopo) on its right bank.
Town 58 km south-west of Rustenburg and 72 km west-north-west of
. It was founded on the farm Kleinfontein in 1913, and has been administered by a village council since January 1931. Said to have been named either after Dr Herman Jacob Coster (1866-1899), State Attorney of the South African Republic, after its surveyor, or after Bastiaan Hendricus Koster, owner of the farm Kleinfontein. The latter explanation seems most plausible.
The then-23-year-old Hanekom was arrested for participating in peaceful candlelight demonstration at John Vorster Square, the Police Headquarters in Johannesburg. Four years later, in 1980, Hanekom and Patricia joined the liberation party the ANC, conducting underground activity while continuing to farm on a smallholding in
. Patricia and Hanekom fed information to the mother body ANC such as the apartheid defence force's attempts to overthrow the Mozambican government through the rebel movement, Renamo.
Rose was ordained to the priesthood on 12 December 1980, and then served as pastor of Soweto until 1983. From 1984 to 1987, he furthered his studies at Maynooth College in Ireland, earning a degree in moral theology. Upon his return to South Africa, Rose served as pastor of East Rand and taught at St. John Vianney Seminary until 1990, whence he became pastor of
A number of smaller microbreweries have sprung up in the past decades, and these tend to compete regionally. The largest of these are Mitchell's Brewery in Knysna; another is Shongweni Brewery near Durban producing Robsons bottle conditioned beers unique to South Africa. Another unique brewery is Mogallywood Brewery close to
that brews cask-conditioned real ale served from a cask without additional nitrogen or carbon dioxide pressure.
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