n Historia - An account of the rise of the Bafokeng
"People of the Dew" : A History of the Bafokeng of Phokeng-Rustenburg Region, South Africa, from Early Times to 2000 : book review

Volume 57, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0018-229X



The Bafokeng, whose capital Phokeng is situated adjacent to Rustenburg, have been enriched by the platinum mines developed on the farms they acquired in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Today their mineral-generated wealth is being invested in extensive residential, commercial, environmental, tourism and educational projects underway and planned for implementation into the mid-twenty-first century. A large display of this vision may be viewed in the foyer of the Royal Bafokeng Administration headquarters in Phokeng.

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