Veronica Guerin - Dying for the Story The Irish journalist murdered for her work exposing drug barons in the s. Only gradually effective state administrations emerged. Concentration camps Lord Herbert Kitchener, who succeeded Roberts in November , adopted a three-fold strategy to end the war. This became the African National Congress in Except for the artillery and the police in the second Boer War, no uniforms were worn, the burghers preferring drab everyday clothes. The Afrikaaners took control of South African politics, and they resolved to become independent of the British sphere of influence. Programmes Across Africa Catch up live or after broadcast.
Milner, a self-acknowledged race patriot, resolved that if the Transvaal would not reform, war would be the only way to eliminate a Boer oligarchy threatening British supremacy and to facilitate the development of the gold mining industry. Antibiotics How can we prepare against antibiotic resistant diseases in the future? Origins of war These are wars of many names. British Broadcasting Corporation Home. Canadian T20 tournament director thinks Smith and Warner can atone for their mistakes.
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Three Things Not to Miss. The Afrikaaners took control of South African politics, and they resolved to become independent of the British sphere of influence. The Price of Marriage How weddings in Uganda are costing couples more than they bargained for. Witness Whiskey On The Rocks. The latter were not set up with the express intention of exterminating a section of the human race, but to deprive the Boer commandos of supplies and to induce the burghers to surrender. The war had shown that modern rifles and artillery provided greater accuracy, range and rates of fire than before. Sign up for the Newsletter The best of the World Service, straight to your inbox, every weekday via our newsletter.
Turkey's Refugee Workforce Millions of Syrians, including children, work long hours for low pay in Turkey. The black struggle was to continue throughout the 20th century and would achieve success in with a democratically elected South African government. Business Matters Iran's Government 'will stand firm'. Listen on the go using your phone or tablet by downloading our app. Why has environmental activism become so dangerous in Iran? The Documentary World Book Cafe: The British were driven back with heavy losses.