Mandela was born among the rolling grasslands and rocky ravines of the Transkei region, where whites were seldom seen.
Just after this, troop after troop of armed and mounted levies came pouring into the Transkei.
“There always is a scare in the Transkei,” struck in Jones, the landlord, who was carving.
The white forces in the Transkei were in imminent peril of annihilation.
It is for this reason we find it sometimes bearing the name Transkei.
Certainly the present magisterial administration of the Transkei is very far from being a blessing, or conducive to peace.
True, the Transkei was a long way off, but the ruction would never stop there.
Throughout the Transkei is one general clamour against the Government for broken promises, for promises made and never kept.
As it is, we can scarcely any of us get through our oats, we are all in such a cast-iron hurry to start for the Transkei.
The Gcalekas had attacked and routed a strong body of Police in the Transkei, and had killed several men and an officer.