0 Likes

Strijdom Square
Pretoria

Strijdom Square, once home to the bust (head and shoulders) statue of former prime minister J. G. Strijdom, a staunch supporter of white rule in the 1950s.

Ironically, the statue came tumbling down on May 31, 2001, exactly 40 years after South Africa was declared a republic.

Copyright: John gore
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 5000x2500
Uploaded: 06/01/2009
Updated: 03/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: strijdom square; jg strijdom; pretoria; south africa; statue
comments powered by Disqus

John Gore
Sammy Marks Square
John Gore
State Theatre parking entrance
John Gore
Church Square
John Gore
Birds at Church Square
John Gore
Statue of Paul Kruger in Church Square
John Gore
Church Square Park
John Gore
Church Square elevated
John Gore
Ou Raadsaal
John Gore
Ou Raadsaal elevated
John Gore
Transvaal Museum front garden
John Gore
Burgers Park
John Gore
Transvaal Museum Mammal Hall
Andrea Biffi
funivia di Pigra sul lago di Como
dieter kik
Spider in Spider s Web
Michael Pop
The Bicaz Dam / Barajul Bicaz
Andrea Biffi
Diga sull'Adige a Mori
Marek Szarejko
Ring of Kerry
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Theater of Milet
Jan Totzek
Programmierer Eismann It
Willy Kaemena
Alex BRmz
Robert Mročka
Kostel Sv. Antonina na Prasive - interier
Claudio Lanconelli
Rimini Kite Festival
Claudio Lanconelli
Old Archives
Jürgen Schrader
Waltenberger Haus
John Gore
Riverbend Croc Farm hatching eggs
John Gore
20110718 9104
John Gore
Img 3468 Panorama Flat Copy
John Gore
Port Shepstone Beachfront
John Gore
20100919 8576
John Gore
Bethlehem Old Church
John Gore
Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban 01
John Gore
Img 1649 Copy Panorama Flat Copy
John Gore
Pool Hall in Gamalakhe Tintown
John Gore
Information Centre at Mata-Mata Camp
John Gore
Tin House in Gamalakhe Tintown
John Gore
Swimming Pool at Nossob Rest Camp
More About Africa

Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.Text by Steve Smith.