On the outbreak of the South African War in 1899 Grant was at first disposed to be hostile to the policy of Lord Salisbury and Mr Chamberlain; but his eyes were soon opened to the real nature of President Kruger's government, and he enthusiastically welcomed and supported the national feeling which sent men from the outlying portions of the Empire to assist in upholding British supremacy in South Africa.
Me and the South African performers I was working with that night thought it rather funny that we had a royal groupie.
The best of the New South Wales diamonds are harder and much whiter than the South African diamonds, and are classified as on a par with the best Brazilian gems, but no large specimens have yet been found.
unveiled a fine memorial arch commemorating Royal Engineers who fell in the South African War.
Even insects, as in the case of South African locusts, have been found to be a means of distributing seeds.