Paul Kruger, later president of the ZAR, at the risk of his life. During the siege, the Ndebele tribe was wiped out by hunger, thirst and bullets. Paul Kruger slipped into the cave under cover of darkness and urged them to leave the cave, assuring them that only Makapan was sought, but to no avail.
Taken from: http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/makapane039s-cave-under-siege [25.10.2012]
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