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Thaba Tshwane

Thaba Tshwane

Pretoria, South Africa

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Description Thaba Tshwane is a military base (or military area), in Pretoria, South Africa.Roberts HeightsFounded around 1905 by the British Army, and called Roberts Heights after Lord Roberts.Renamed to VoortrekkerhoogteThe area was renamed Voortrekkerhoogte in 1939 by the government of the Union of South Africa, following the beginning of the building of the nearby Voortrekker Monument, at a time of growing Afrikaner nationalism.The oldest building in the complex is the South African Garrison Institute, what is now known as the Army College. Lord Kitchener laid the cornerstone on 12 June 1902.

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