Sara Baartman, called "Saartjie" the diminutive form , was born in in the Camdeboo valley in the eastern part of the Cape Colony. It is commonly thought she was born in the Gamtoos valley, but she moved there with her family only years after her birth. Sara Baartman spent four years on stage in England and Ireland. Early on, her treatment on the Piccadilly stage caught the attention of British abolitionists, who argued that her performance was indecent and that she was being forced to perform against her will.
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By Tanya Waterworth Feb 15, That was the shock finding for Salona Govender, 27, from KwaDukuza, when she tracked down nude pictures of herself, which were originally shared with someone she thought was a Facebook friend. On Friday, Govender said she wanted to speak out about her ordeal, which has lasted for nearly a year, to warn other women of the trauma they could face by sharing intimate pictures. It was my birthday, I had been out having fun with my friends, but I felt terrible. There were thousands of pictures of girls being exposed on this Telegram group, some look about 14 or 15 years old. Govender said she tried to expose the Telegram group, but then last Friday two fake Facebook profiles in her name appeared, offering sexual services and providing her cellphone number. Social media lawyer Sarah Hoffman said according to the new Publications and Films Act, sharing intimate photographs or videos without permission of the person in the image or video on any social media platform was a criminal offence. The Independent On Saturday News.
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Search Submit. The colonization of Africa by the European superpowers, starting with the Portuguese conquest of Ceuta in the early 15 th century to the Scramble for Africa under the New Imperialism in the 19 th century, has been a thoroughly discussed issue. It is coupled with the Transatlantic slave trade which is still affecting people of color in varying ways even after it was abolished over years ago. The period of colonization of Africa is well known for the nightmarish activities on the African continent as well as in Europe and in the Americas. Volumes have been written and are still being written in an effort to document the history and address the damage done to the African race and consequently the general balance and progress of the world at large. The reasons that motivated the colonization of Africa were the abundance of raw materials like copper, cotton, rubber, palm oil, cocoa, diamonds, tea and tin, which were the essentials of the European industry. There was also the need for a new and ready market for the products manufactured in Europe, and the African continent was and still mostly is a ready dumpsite. Another reason that contributed to the presence of Europeans in Africa was missionary duties. Missionaries from especially Portugal, France, Britain, and Germany came under the premise of converting the locals to Christianity, according to accounts. Some of them stayed true to their mission while others, however, aided in the colonization of the people.
The naked pictures of a minor girl that were taken by a former gun dealer of Bloemfontein were for research purposes, the Bloemfontein High Court heard on Tuesday. This was Danish citizen Peter Frederiksen's explanation that emerged after the State asked him during cross-examination why a grown man would be interested in a little girl's private parts. Frederiksen faces a charge of rape, producing and being in possession of child pornography, conspiracy to commit murder and fraud. The year-old, who used to be a gun dealer in the Free State and Lesotho, told the court the pictures were part of a project on traditional African custom procedures, where women stretched parts of their genitalia. Because it is important to society," he said through a Danish interpreter.