Prior to the 1994 elections, the National Party controlled both National Government and Provincial Government of the Transvaal. Planning of roads and townships were the responsibility of the Transvaal Provincial Administration (TPA).
On Saturday 16 February 2019, the South African Legion, Soweto Branch, in conjunction with the Speaker of Council of the City of Johannesburg, Councillor Vasco Da Gama hosted the annual SS Mendi memorial service and wreath laying ceremony at the SS Mendi Memorial. Every year is important but this year was particularly significant as upgrades to the memorial were unveiled for the first time.
Constance Stuart Larrabee was a 20th century photographer of distinction but is not well known in the 21st century. This book sets out to change perceptions. Constance was born in Cornwall in 1914 and following her parents' emigration to Grootfontein in the then Northern Transvaal, grew up in South Africa.