Other important remains from the Middle Ages are the castle of Vallparadis (from 1344 to 1413 a Carthusian monastery and today a municipal museum) and the tower of the castle-palace of the count-king).
In the 19th century the city played an important role in the industrial revolution, specializing in woollen fabrics, and today there is a major Modernista legacy as a result of the citys importance at that time.
Unfortunately investigative journalism does not run on positive thinking, and we can’t keep complaining about the South African government if we’re not willing to support the few putting it all on the line to expose corruption.
I first began writing about the Gwala syndicate in January of this year, and for the first six months of this saga I was completely alone in exposing Gwala’s rhino killing spree, until finally in July police affidavits began to surface, confirming many of the facts in this organised crime case.
The cathedral continued to exist until 718, when it was overtaken by the Muslim conquest.
Today the ancient Visigothic-Romanesque churches of Sant Pere de Terrassa stand on the site.
According to the ancients, without their assistance there would be no modern civilization today.
I’m no English teacher, but if people are sloppy in their every day language, I do not even want to know what else they neglect in life.When Gwala was arrested back in December 2014, on charges of attempted murder and dealing in rhino horn, a spokesperson for the special operation stated that, “This man is the leader of KZN’s biggest rhino-poaching syndicate and about 80 percent of the horns in the province go through his hands.” JAMIE JOSEPH – activist, conservationist and founder of Saving the Wild – reports from the trial of alleged Kwa Zulu-Natal rhino poaching kingpin Dumisani Gwala.Source: SA People …but perhaps the most inspiring progress of all was to see today’s courthouse packed with supporters from the Inkatha Freedom Party.In the oral and written traditions of many cultures—ancient Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, North and South America, Egypt, China and Central and Eastern Europe—there are stories of “magicians” and “wizards” and “lords of great knowledge and skill”.Supposedly, according to myth and legend, they taught our ancestors the rudiments of civilization.