Notes on conditions of service of Africans employed on the Witwatersrand gold mines.
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Published by Witwatersrand Gold Mining Industry, Prevention of Accidents Committee in Johannesburg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Africa -- Ethnology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Pagination[36] p. illus.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16831614M

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While the number of Africans employed at the mines remained more or less static in the later s, the population in the rest of Kimberley increased: by it was estimated that there were over Africans in the town and locations, while were living in compounds.[ Similarly, the "Malay Camp" south of the centre of Kimberley (Fig Cited by: Origins. The complex origins of the war resulted from more than a century of conflict between the Boers and the British Empire, but of particular immediate importance was the question as to which white nation would control and benefit most from the very lucrative Witwatersrand gold mines. [8] During the Napoleonic Wars, a British military expedition landed in the Cape Colony and defeated the.   Dunbar Moodie with Vivienne Ndatshe () records how assaults on black workers were endemic on the gold mines of the Witwatersrand until the s. When they were underground, migrant workers from Lesotho, Mozambique and what is now South Africa’s Eastern Cape province, were subjected to direct, personal violence at the hands of white Cited by: 8. The complex origins of the war resulted from more than a century of conflict between the Boers and the British Empire, but of particular immediate importance was the question as to which nation would control and benefit most from the very lucrative Witwatersrand gold mines. [7] During the Napoleonic Wars, a British military expedition landed in the Cape Colony and defeated the defending Dutch Location: South Africa, Swaziland.