As we celebrate heritage this month, SABC’s bookslot focuses on South African Heritage Publishers ‘Our story’ series in an interview with publisher Terence Ball. Click here to watch the interview.
We are Happy to Announce the launching of our website during Heritage month. Read about Heritage Month and why it is important to all South Africans… “Heritage Month is celebrated annually from 1 to 30 September . Heritage Month recognises aspects of South African culture which are both tangible and intangible: creative expression such as Read more about The Launching of our Website[…]
The Battle of Mhlatuze River – The Battle of Mhlatuze River was one which had a significant impact that rippled far beyond the land of the Zulu, where it took place. This battle had consequences which are evident to this day.
A Momentous Event in South African Book Publishing and Education In September 2014, South African Heritage Publishers announced that South Africa was a few weeks away from a momentous occasion in book publishing. For the first time a publisher was collecting, researching, collating and recording many of the vast number of stories that together make Read more about Announcing the Release of the ‘Our Story’ Series[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228750 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Shoshangana – Shoshangana was one of two vassal chiefs under Zwide Ka Langa who fled in the aftermath of the Battle of Mhlatuze River. This book tells his story and the emergence of the AmaShangaan/Tsonga nation.
Info: ISBN: 9780992228743 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) The Siege of Leboho – In 1895 the government of the Transvaal Republic introduced a hut tax on people living in their suzerainty. Kgosi Maleboho and the Bahananwa refused to pay taxes and three commandos were sent to subdue them, besieging their mountain fortress. This book tells the compelling Read more about The Siege of Leboho[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228835 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Sehkukhune – Greatest of the Pedi Kings This book tells the story of Sekhukhune, of whom The London Times wrote on 30 August 1882: “… We hear this morning from Durban of the death of one of the bravest of our former enemies, the Chief Sekhukhune. He, with his Read more about Sekhukhune[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228736 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Nghunghunyani – Exiled King and Freedom Fighter This book offers a stimulating portrayal of the activities of the great Gaza-Nguni leader, King Nghunghunyani of the Gaza kingdom. A military leader and diplomat, Nghunghunyani was determined to defend his military and diplomatic independence at all costs. At the height of Read more about Nghunghunyani[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228729 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Mzilikazi 2 – The Roving Conqueror The first part of Mzilikazi’s story ended with his departure from KwaZulu-Natal. This second book sees the roving conqueror moving yet further away from the influence of Shaka Zulu and sowing chaos among the Sotho clans to the north. After many conquests, he Read more about Mzilikazi 2[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228712 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Mzilikazi 1 – A Khumalo Prince This is the first of three books on the life of one of southern Africa’s most powerful Chiefs. Set in KwaZulu-Natal, the story follows the life of Mzilikazi from his birth until he defied Shaka Ka Senzangakhona. Together with his people he was Read more about Mzilikazi 1[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228828 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Moshoeshoe 2 – Chief and Statesman In this second in a series of three books, Moshoeshoe had grown into a wise and just leader, but he could be ruthless when called upon to defend his people. As more tribes entered the Caledon valley and with increasing numbers of white Read more about Moshoeshoe 2[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228804 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Moshoeshoe 1 – Forging the BaSotho Nation This book is the first in a series of three stories about Moshesh and begins with his childhood. As a young boy Moshesh preferred talking through problems rather than fighting about them. But he soon realized that he had to be strong Read more about Moshoeshoe 1[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228767 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Maqoma 1 – Founder of the AmaJingqi The first in a series of three, this book tells the story of a Chief born to rule but forced by circumstance to leave his father’s kraal. This book covers his early life and includes the Battle of Amalinda.
Info: ISBN: 9780992228811 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Maqoma 2 – Final Resistance The second in a series of three, this story begins when Maqoma, undaunted by the increase of the colonial military might in the Eastern Cape and the loss of his land, soldiered on. He was intent on keeping his Rhardebe clan supreme and on Read more about Maqoma 2[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228781 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Makhado – Defender of the Vhavenda ‘The warrior-King, Makhado Tshilwavhusiku Ramabulana’s exploits in defence of our land, our dignity and our wellbeing will forever remain etched in our proud history of resistance to colonialism’. Former President Nelson Mandela, 1998. This book tells the story of King Makhado Ramabulana and Read more about Makhado[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228842 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Hopes War – In 1880 there was an uprising of the AmaQwati and AmaMpondomise in Sulenkama against British rule in the Eastern Cape. This is their story and that of Hamilton Hope, a Magistrate appointed by the government of the Cape Colony.
Info: ISBN: 9780992228774 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) Dimbanyika – First Vhavenda King South of the Limpopo This book tracks the emergence of a united Vhavenda under the leadership of their great king, Dimbanyika. Surrounded in legend and myth, this is the fascinating story of the movement of people, the building of stonewalled cities and trade with Read more about Dimbanyika[…]
Info: ISBN: 9780992228798 Price: 105.00 (ZAR) The Battle of Mhlatuze River – The Battle of Mhlatuze River was one which had a significant impact that rippled far beyond the land of the Zulu, where it took place. This battle had consequences which are evident to this day.