Transvaal

  • (noun): A province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers.

Some articles on transvaal:

Military History Of Zimbabwe - Early History - Mfecane
... After a brief alliance with the Transvaal Ndebele, Mzilikazi became leader of the Ndebele people ... were called Ndebele by the local Sotho-Tswana.) Mzilikazi's invasion of the Transvaal was one part of a vast series of inter-related wars, forced migrations and famines that indigenous people and later ... In the Transvaal, the Mfecane severely weakened and disrupted the towns and villages of the Sotho-Tswana chiefdoms, their political systems and economies ...
State Attorney Of The Transvaal
... The State Attorney of the Transvaal was the principal legal officer of the Transvaal, or, as it was also known, the South African Republic ...
South African Wars (1879–1915) - Territory - Transvaal
... The Boer founded Transvaal, occupying the land north of the Vaal River ... Transvaal often sought to expand ... For instance, Transvaal intended to stretch east to the Indian Ocean by way of the Delegoa Bay before the British claimed the land) ...
Bloemfontein Conference
... status of British migrant workers called "Uitlanders", who mined the gold fields in Transvaal ... Theunis Steyn, in order to settle differences between Transvaal President Paul Kruger and British High Commissioner Alfred Milner ... Milner made three demands from Kruger Enactment by Transvaal of a law that would immediately give Uitlanders enfranchisement and the right to vote ...
South African Wars (1879–1915) - Government and Politics - The Franchise Dispute
... With the influx of foreign workers into the Transvaal following the discovery of gold in Witwatersrand, the dispute over foreigners rights became a major problem for ... Originally after residing in the Transvaal for one year foreigners were given the right to vote ... in 1899, Milner suggested giving full franchise to every foreigner who had resided in the Transvaal for five years as well as seven new seats in the Volksraad ...