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Listed as a struggle memorial, the Sharpeville Human Rights Precinct commemorates those who fell during a protest that took place in Sharpeville in 1960. Sharpeville is located in the Gauteng Province and the precinct was unveiled in 2001 by Nelson Mandela.
The tragic events that unfolded at Sharpeville on the 21st March 1960 was to be a major turning point in South Africa’s history. On that day, a few hundred people marched to the Sharpeville police station to protest the carrying of passes. This pass was required by all non-white citizens to be carried when venturing outside of their designated areas. The peaceful march soon turned violent and the police subsequently fired on the crowd, killing 69 and injuring 180 people. The apartheid government immediately declared a state of emergency and banned several political organisations and in response to the deaths and actions of the government, international leaders shunned the country’s leadership and began the process... Show more
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Guests truly make their accommodation and integral part of their holiday when they opt to stay in a houseboat. There is a wide variety of options when it comes to Houseboating. For guests with seafaring experience, and a skippers licence, there is the opportunity to commandeer your own boathouse, and enjoy the flexibility and freedom it offers. These smaller boathouses can sleep up-to five people and offer basic amenities for self-catering. For guests wanting or willing to let someone else do the boating there are both economy and luxury houseboating options to choose from. Economy is ideal for larger groups, and guest who want a more hands-on approach to their holiday. Guests preferring smaller groups, or wanting to simply take in the experience, luxury is the way to go. Extra’s on a luxury houseboat include full ensuite cabins, all meals made by the boats chef, and full deluxe amenities.