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IN MEMORIAM of Those Who Died At Sharpeville 1960 & others.

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 21/03/2014

IN MEMORIAM of Those Who Died At Sharpeville 1960 & others.

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Posted by: Greg Lance-Watkins – Greg_L-W.

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Hi,

at the commemoration 52 years later it was all so very different with interlock pavements, tarmac roads and of course school uniforms – some call that progress.

Now in 2014 54 years later we should remember them:


March 21

1960

 

SOUTH AFRICA 21-Mar-1960 01 SHARPEVILLE 01 

Death and injury toll

The official figure is that 69 people were killed, including 8 women and 10 children, and 180 injured, including 31 women and 19 children.

Many were shot in the back as they turned to flee.

Reasons for firing

Police reports in 1960 claimed that young and inexperienced police officers panicked and opened fire spontaneously, setting off a chain reaction that lasted about forty seconds. It is likely that the police were nervous as two months before the massacre nine constables had been murdered under similar circumstances at Cato Manor.

In addition, nearly all policemen present had received no previous training regarding the control of mob disturbances.

Most of them had already been coping with the situation for over twenty-four hours without respite.[7] Lieutenant Colonel Pienaar, the commanding officer of the police reinforcements at Sharpeville, said in his statement that “the native mentality does not allow them to gather for a peaceful demonstration. For them to gather means violence.”

He also denied giving any order to fire and stated that he would not have done so.

 

June 16

1976

 

 SOUTH AFRICA 16-Jun-1976 02 SOWETO 01

The Cillie Commission of Enquiry clsimed 575 people died in the SOWETO uprising of 1976 where Police action resulted in 451 deaths. 3 907 people were injured.

Though there are claims that there were in excess of 1,500 deaths across South Africa in related incidents.

 

 

June 16

2012

 

 SOUTH AFRICA 16-Jun-2012 03

Aug 16

2012

 

 SOUTH AFRICA 16-Aug-2012 04 MARIKANA 01

44 striking miners at Marikana Mine near Krugersdorp, outside Johannesburg, South Africa were massacred and at least 78 others were injured as a result of violent and aggressive policing by the heavily armed South African Police.

Some will be sufficiently observant to note that our Politicians are as ever serving their own interests rather than the people’s, in the Western World also.

 

As we commemorate the 100th. anniversary of World War I where 37 Million lives were lost  putting a stop to German ambitions to dominate a largely unified centralised and militarised Europe.

We also remember the 60>85 Million who lost their lives as a result of German efforts yet again to create a centrally controlled, undemocratic militaristic EUrope in World War II including The Holocaust & genocide.

We note the attempts of the largely undemocratic EU dominated by Germany yet again to impose a centrally controlled Greater EUrope and most recently note the catastrophy of EU interference in such sovereign states as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libia, Egypt, Mali, Chad, Syria and now Crimea and The Ukrain.

On a more local scale we note the economic illiteracy of Gordon Brown and New Labour and the resultant economic crash they orchestrated largely in pursuit of Tony Blair’s ambitions and lies and their legacy, not least of which was the squandering of £Billions of tax payers money on bailing out first their cronies and then their backers and supporters in banking.

We now watch in horror as the Government makes every effort to impose the EU’s undemocratic will on the largely unwilling British people to construct the EU vanity project of HS2 which has no apparent finite cost nor compelling benefit whilst it will clearly dissadvantage not only the areas through which it passes but also those which it does not service.

We need only consider for a moment the obscene damage done to these United Kingdoms not only by widening highways and increasing bridge strengths for the EU to impose its grossly oversized lorries but also the massive damage done by flooding in the last few months as a result of so called green policies and wetland control, undemocratically imposed by the EU.

 

What goes around comes around with even the once wealth Western World slipping into different sectors of society and massive wealth for the ruling clique and their immediate claque over the increasingly impoverished masses – As we lose our fundamental human rights of self determination and police force against protest at abuse of the people it gets more like Sharpeville in March 1960 day on day!

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G0644* – ‘Cry The Beloved Country’ as South Africa collapses into Tribal chaos

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 04/02/2012

G0644* – ‘Cry The Beloved Country’ as South Africa collapses into Tribal chaos.
Hi,
The corruption & tribal rivalries and the institutionalised brutality of tribal slavery that was so much a part of Africa’s history until they started selling their slaves to the foreign trade It was the eventual control of the high seas by The British Royal Navy that brought an end to slavery and the tribal selling of their surplus slaves, sadly the same failures and corruption seems to be turning the wheel full circle as many parts of Africa slide back into tribal barbarism and the worst excesses of Black Africa.
it is sad that yet again one is forced to publish yet again to rub the faces of our One World Government “Liberal Elite” in the true stupidity of their behaviour – it is sad that it is soooooo necessary.
Note that the writer, SA newspaper editor Alistair Sparks, was no friend of the Apartheid “regime”.
Subject: Death of an Industry in South Africa
A sad story – well worth reading and circulating.
An excellent read! ………. By Alister Sparks no less.

There are many microcosms of decay that one can use as examples of the decay of the macrocosm of South Africa. In many respects the booming of South Africa’s mining industry and its current decay under the ANC‘s BEE system is a microcosm of the booming of the Republic of South Africa under Apartheid and its decay under the ANC regime.

During the first half of the 20th century, gold was discovered on several farms south of the Freestate town of Odendaalsrus.

After the Second World War, Sir Ernest Oppenheimer and his Anglo American Corporation, the progenitor of Anglo Gold bought up all the prospecting rights in the area and decided to mine the richest gold find in the history of South Africa.

Prices of property in Odendaalsrus skyrocketed so Sir Ernest Oppenheimer decided that he would build his own town for his miners instead of paying the exorbitant prices in Odendaalsrus.

He drove 20km south and climbed a hill called “Koppie-alleen” (Hill alone) and looked down on the plains where his mines would be and decided to build a town from scratch called “Welkom“, named after the farm where the gold was first discovered.

The people of Odendaalsrus were upset and took him to court objecting to the new town.

Ernest Oppenheimer’s lawyer was Abram (Bram) Fischer, an Afrikaner Communist and Anti Apartheid activist that would later defend Nelson Mandela at the Rivonia trial.

Fischer was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University and travelled to the Soviet Union in 1932. He was also later awarded the Lenin Peace Prize (1966) the Soviet equivalent of the Nobel Peace Prize. The prize was normally awarded to prominent Communists who were not Soviet citizens.

Fischer, incidentally, was married to Molly Krige, the niece of liberal Boer General Jan Smuts. She was also a staunch Communist.

Nevertheless, in 1947 the Provincial council issued Oppenheimer with the birth certificate of the town of Welkom.

In his mind Oppenheimer envisioned a beautiful garden city with broad streets. He commissioned the design of Welkom to leading town planner William Backhouse and landscape gardener Joane Prim.

For Backhouse the design of a town from scratch was a dream came true. Space was not a problem on the Freestate plains, so he designed the streets broad with no traffic lights, only roundabouts, to keep the traffic flowing.and no high-rise buildings. In the centre of Town he wanted a Roman Forum with a square where town folk could gather. It was surrounded by a horseshoe shaped road of 75metres wide, known affectionately by the town people as the “Hoefie” short for the Afrikaans word “hoefyster” meaning horseshoe.

Sports clubs, golf clubs, Olympic swimming pools, cinemas, theatres, hospitals, parks, schools, a technical college and an airport was built.all with the riches of the gold below the soil.

The town attracted people from all over South Africa. Money was flowing, salaries were high.

By the 1970’s Anglo Gold was operating six massive mines with 22 deep level shafts in which 122,000 people worked. The mines of Welkom were producing 35% of South Africa’s gold, which in turn was producing 75% of the world’s gold.

Everyone was driving a new car at least every year. They would say that when the ashtray was full, it was time to buy a new car. The “hoefie” gave rise to the hot-rod culture of Welkom where young men would drive around at night showing off their new Ford Cortinas with eagles painted on the bonnets and flames on the sides, fur on the dashboard and plastic oranges on the radio antennae. 

This culture also gave rise to the building of a Grand Prix racing track at Welkom. Times were good for blue collar whites.

Even in the nearby black township of Thabong and the coloured township of Bronville, the living standards were very high.

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But then the ANC took over in 1994, mostly with the help of the Oppenheimers and J.P. Morgan who founded Anglo American Corporation in 1917. Hardly have the ANC communists taken over or they wanted not only a cut of the pie from the mining industry, but the whole thing.

Black Economic Empowerment was introduced and mines had to give away half of their assets to black ANC members. For Anglo American Corporation the writing was on the wall and before they could lose everything, they merged with Minorco in 1999 and moved their assets to London.

In the last 10-15 years more than 100,000 jobs have been lost in Welkom.

The skip wheels of the mines are not turning anymore and the noise of the mines as well as the hot-rods have fallen silent. The ziggurat-like walls of the slime dams next to the R73 road is the last remnants of a once thriving mining industry.

Today, the mines are in the hands of BEE companies and being plundered for scrap metal.

The municipality of Matjabeng is run by the ANC. In June 2011 it came into prominence as one of the worst examples of ANC corruption and misrule. How a small town blew R2bn on dodgy deals< http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/article1113227.ece/How-a-small-town-blew-R2bn-on-dodgy-deals >

Most of the whites have left Welkom. Blacks make up 90% of the population and whites 8%. To say that the town is a shadow of its former self is an overstatement.

The decay is obvious everywhere and it is fast becoming a ghost town. 1500 staff houses at the mines are standing empty. Even churches have closed their doors.

The remaining whites in the area, mostly farmers are struggling under stock theft and brutal farm attacks, tortures and murders< http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/farmer-wife-worker-injured-in-farm-attack-1.474519 >.

Elsewhere it is not going any better. The Aurora mine at Grootvlei, which is owned by the Zuma and Mandela families and at one stage employed 5000 workers now have less than 200.

Aurora is now a ghost town< http://www.sowetanlive.co.za/news/2011/01/31/aurora-mine-now-just-a-ghost-town >

On the 8th of May 2011 in a Carte Blanche TV show, it was revealed that Cosatu calls the owners of Aurora (Zuma and Mandela) “Super exploiters”.

If there is an abyss of desperation, these men at the hostels are in it. At Grootvlei, near Springs, the water and electricity has been cut, the toilets are a shock. On good days they have hot food.

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Two hours drive to the west is the Orkney mine in Klerksdorp. There is an inescapable feeling of sadness here. Cooking pots are empty here too. Ntsani Mohapi has been on the mine since the mid ’70s, he should be in line for a pension but that is all gone now. There are people who are crying, there are people who are dying because we deal with people who are lying.”

As things stand hundreds of miners are still in limbo; millions are outstanding in salaries.

Wives have left husbands, children have dropped out of school, people have been blacklisted. They can’t even claim UIF.

The allegations against Aurora’s directors are damning: since they took over the Pamodzi mines in 2009, which were fully operational at the time, they have been accused of not paying salaries, making endless broken promises, misappropriating UIF and pension fund money and stripping assets of mines they haven’t paid for. Source Carte Blanche< http://www.solidaritylegalservices.co.za/aurora-iii/ >

Even the BBC has extensively reported on how the Zuma and Mandela families exploit their workers < http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13275704 > and treat them worse than dogs. While the Zuma and Mandela family members grow rich and fat, they do not pay their starving workers, which effectively makes them slave owners.

Is this the “Freedom” Mandela and Zuma spoke about and fought for?

They were not Freedom Fighters. They were not fighting for the Freedom of the people, rather for the enslavement of the people under a communist yoke.

The Grootvlei mine now stands in ruins< http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/grootvlei-mine-now-stands-in-ruins-1.1075667 >

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What could not be stolen and sold for scrap is cut up and sold to Chinese state-owned mining company Shandong Gold.

The white foreman at Aurora can only watch as the looting of the mine continues< http://www.iol.co.za/business/companies/foreman-watches-as-aurora-mine-was-looted-1.1075668 >

This is the same ANC who wants to nationalize the mines< http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Politics/ANC-must-nationalise-mines-Malema-20091023 >, the banks and the farms.

Can you even imagine the utter enslavement of blacks, the dilapidation and ruin of South Africa that will follow?

As the rivers of gold and other critical minerals that once flowed from South Africa dries up one after the other due to BEE and nationalisation,

the world and especially the Oppenheimers will long back to the good old days when the whites were in charge of South Africa and they were making their fortunes. The day will still come that they will realize that they might have betted on the wrong horse.

As the blacks are being more and more impoverished by their ANC masters and South Africa driven into a starving Zimbabwe like state, the day will still come that Blacks will miss and long back for Apartheid.

Nevertheless, those who have let the genie out of the bottle will have to put him back again.

Main Source: *Beyond the Miracle: Inside the New South Africa*. Alister
Sparks. 2003. Page 239-246****

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.”
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)
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Greg L-W.

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#G0478* – OLYMPIC TORCH DESIGN ORIGINS

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 09/06/2011

#G0478* – OLYMPIC TORCH DESIGN ORIGINS

I presume it is a copy of a Vuvuzella to remind Britain how well we did inSouth Africa!
At least it can be replicated as a cheese grater or perhaps a ‘cheezy greater’!

South Africa chose the shape to show their links with the indigenous peoples of Papua New Guinea & their clothing!

It so fits in with the embarrassing mascot & the idiotic logo.

Who will get tickets besides politicians, councillors & international free loaders – paid for by the tax payers of their impoverished countries.

Do YOU remember who won the running round in circles competition last time?
Or the leaping up in the air competition?
Or even the tripping over hurdles competition?
Even the avid watchers of the ladies beach volley ball would be hard pressed to remember the winning team or name the Captain of the first 3 teams!

No frankly no one much cares except people like The BBC ** who sent 100s on a jolly at tax payers’ expense with loads of Council wastrels, to Australia just to film it for the winners Mum – There are only about 5 events anyone really cares about – just who is interested in the lopsided leg race on bikes?

Well are YOU genuinely interested?

Nor I and I was into competitive Rugby and also athletics not to mention various other sports, but who cares!

** The BBC was so embarrassed at the £Millions it squandered that it even blocked a Freedom of Information Act as to how much it had wasted of tax payers’ money CLICK HERE
Colin Clifton Director of BBC Internet Services, speaking for The BBC at one tiome said of the Chinese Olympics ‘they left a bad taste in the mouth after all the £Millions had spent on coverage’ CLICK HERE.

The winter ice sliding attracted 3 BBC staff for every competitor and the sunnier summer games had way more people funded from the public purse than athletes and even though there was a passable audience for the opening ceremony (Saturday Night at The paladium writ large! AND JUST AS TASTELESS among the starving peoples of the world!) Audiences for the rest of the games did not justify the cost or the tedium!

“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” 
Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

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Greg L-W.

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#G0416* – SOME OF THE PLANET’S BIGGEST HOLES!

Posted by Greg Lance - Watkins (Greg_L-W) on 06/02/2011

#G0416* – SOME OF THE PLANET’S BIGGEST HOLES!

#01.

Kimberley Big Hole. 
South Africa

Kimberley 
Big Hole. 
South Africa


Apparently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the
world, this 1097-meter-deep mine yielded over
three tons of diamonds before being closed.

#02.

Glory Hole 
Monticello Dam,  
California


This is the Glory Hole at Monticello Dam.
This is
the largest in the world of this type of
spillway, its size enabling it to consume 14,400
cubic feet of water every second.

A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity
and water needs to be drained from
the reservoir.


#03

Great Blue Hole

Belize

This incredible geographical phenomenon known as
a blue hole is situated 60 miles off the mainland of
Belize
.
There are numerous blue holes around
the world
but none as stunning as this one.


#04

Sinkhole in
Guatemala

This photo is of a sinkhole that occurred February
2007 in
Guatemala .
It swallowed two dozen homes
and killed at least three people.


And
the really
terrifying one!


#05.

This is the famous 
“Rat Hole”
that you have heard about. 

It is capable of swallowing Millions and Millions of
Tax Payers Money annually, never to be heard from
again! 

Endless claims from the leading Rats as they stuff their pockets, that they are spending extra £Millions, investing extra £Billions and giving away £Billions to alien regimes and foreign political chums – They HAVE NO MONEY – 
EVERY last penny they boast of squandering they have extorted from British tax Payers or are about to or are borrowing for their own chosen usage in the name of the British peoples, with scant regard for ethics, morality, justice or democracy.

Much of their profligacy is to buy back their jobs using our money at the next election – The Salary Vote , bought and paid for with our money.


These United Kingdoms would be better served with the removal of at least two tiers of useless politicians and their army of Snivil Cervants.

It is reputed to contain at least 600 ass “holes”.

Tax should NEVER be allowed to exceed 20% to ensure incentive is rewarded and Government is never over funded beyond 25% of the population including ALL who draw income from Government including directly paid politicians, Snivil Cervants, Military, Police & the unemployed who are a product of political mismanagement!

#06.

This is the famous
International “Rat Hole” 

 that you have heard about.
Where
they are so unwilling to act like
adults that
they just chuck OUR money
at each o
ther & friends
without invoices, receipts or morality.


Possibly THE Most Evil Union of Rats on The Plantet betraying and cheating some 500,000,000 bonded labourers in 27 over taxed vassal States in denial of the fundamental Human Right of Self Determination and denied ANY meaningfull Democracy in denial of liberty, sovereignty or Justice.


Regards,
Greg L-W.
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