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  South Africa 2001
South Africa's fls were historically divided into two broad linguistic groups (the Nguni of the coastal areas and Sotho of the inland plateaus) and nine major ethnic groups.
South Africa's highest courts are: the Supreme Court, the highest criminal court; and the Constitutional Court, which determines the constitutionality of all laws, including a president and ten judges, who are selected by the Judicial Committee of South Africa.
Before South Africa's vast mineral wealth was discovered in the late nineteenth century, there was a general belief that the region was devoid of the natural riches that had drawn Europeans to the rest of the continent.
www.ahtg.net /TpA/safr2001.html   (9975 words)

 Class & Colour in South Africa 1850-1950
Some twenty years ago, South Africa was held in high esteem as a senior member of the British Commonwealth, a bastion of western capitalism, and the most advanced economic region in Africa.
The south had the highest national income per head of population, the largest volume of trade, and the widest scope of opportunity for acquiring education or obtaining employment.
The best that fl and brown South Africans with professional qualifications can do for themselves is to escape to these countries, where their skin colour is a social asset and where they can apply their skills with dignity and in freedom.
www.anc.org.za /books/ccsa.html   (1174 words)

 Case Studies in Sanctions and Terrorism: South Africa
South Africa's four main business groups call on government to open negotiations with fl leaders, asserting that any measures adopted to deal with economic crisis must include political changes to be effective.
South Africa continues to reject retaliatory export embargoes, saying that it is opposed to sanctions, boycotts in principle.
South African government, ANC hold first formal talks, focusing on remaining obstacles to substantive negotiations on political reform, including release of all political prisoners, lifting of state of emergency, general amnesty for all political exiles, end to ANC's armed struggle.
www.iie.com /research/topics/sanctions/southafrica.htm   (7131 words)

 The History of Apartheid in South Africa
South Africa (see map) is a country blessed with an abundance of natural resources including fertile farmlands and unique mineral resources.
South Africa was colonized by the English and Dutch in the seventeenth century.
In 1950, the Population Registration Act required that all South Africans be racially classified into one of three categories: white, fl (African), or colored (of mixed decent).
www-cs-students.stanford.edu /~cale/cs201/apartheid.hist.html   (737 words)

 South Africa
South Africa, on the continent's southern tip, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the west and by the Indian Ocean on the south and east.
South Africa declared itself a republic in 1961 and severed its ties with the Commonwealth, which strongly objected to the country's racist policies.
South Africa's offshore contact center industry is growing but competition lurks much closer to home than it may think.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0107983.html   (1648 words)

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At a Johannesburg congress of the African National Congress, African People\'s Organisation, South African Indian Congress and the Communist Party of South Africa, Walter Sisulu is chosen to act as secretary and organiser of the National Protest Committee together with Y.A. Cachalia.
Communist Party of South Africa is disbanded ahead of the enactment of the Suppression of Communism Act.
While White South Africans celebrate the three hundredth year anniversary of Jan van Riebeeck’s arrival at the Cape, large meetings are held in the country’s main centres as a warm up for the Defiance Campaign proper.
www.sahistory.org.za /pages/chronology/main-chronology-1950s.html   (7273 words)

 Timeline South Africa
1816 Saartjie Baartman (~27), taken from S. Africa in 1810, fell sick and died penniless and friendless in France after being exhibited as the "Hottentot Venus." Her body was dissected, her brain and genitals were bottled, and her skeleton was wired and exhibited in the Musee de l’Homme in Paris.
In 1996 South African former police officer Eugene de Kock said that Craig Williamson, a South African spy, was involved in the murder.
In South Africa police chief Johan van der Merwe was instructed to blow up the Johannesburg headquarters of the South African Council of Churches, called Khotso House, for harboring anti-apartheid groups.
timelines.ws /countries/SOUTHAFRICA.HTML   (14921 words)

 South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A MEMOIR OF THE REVEREND ALFRED GEORGE DUTHIE OF BELVIDERE, SOUTH AFRICA: and of William Henry Moore Duthie of Belvidere, South Africa; together with a short history of Holy Trinity Church, Belvidere, Knysna, South Africa.
His TRAVELS provides an interesting account of South Africa at a time when relatively little was known regarding its natural history and the Dutch settlers, valuable less for its geographical information than for its addition to the knowledge of the natural history of the area.
SOUTH AFRICA IN PRINT = BOEKSPIEEL VAN SUID-AFRIKA: catalogue of an exhibition of books, atlases and maps held in the South African Library, Cape Town, 1 March till 5 April 1952 in commemoration of the arrival of Jan van RiebeeckĀ… Cape Town: Book Exhibition Committee, 1952.
www.selectbooks.co.za /Catalogue26/26southafrica.html   (3363 words)

 AEH: AFRICA.IO: Development and Technological Change in South Africa Automotive Industry, 1950 to 2000
The development and performance of the South African automotive industry is of critical importance to the growth and welfare of local the manufacturing industry and the national economy.
The paper provides an historical perspective of the development and transformation of the automotive industry in South Africa, with particular reference to industrial policy and technological progress.
The paper examines the evolution of the National Innovation Systems (NISs) of developing economies in an attempt to infer the direction of future NIS policy in South Africa, in the specific context of the automotive industry with respect to technological change and progress.
www.eh.net /lists/archives/abstracts/may-2004/0005.php   (236 words)

 DISA - Digital Imaging South Africa - Southern African Freedom Struggles 1950-1994
Libraries, archives and museums are faced with a rapidly evolving information landscape, with increased commonality in developing new skills to preserve and present their collections online, providing essential enabling functionality to both learners and researchers.
Presented by DISA: Digital Imaging South Africa, the workshop will offer guidelines and best practices developed by the national centre of excellence for digitization, serving the South African heritage sector.
Failure to comply with the above is considered infringement of the intellectual property rights of identified copyright owners and may result in legal action against such person or persons, organization or institution.
disa.nu.ac.za   (459 words)

 1951 in South Africa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1950 in South Africa, other events of 1951, 1952 in South Africa and the Timeline of South African history.
30 March - The Group Areas Act which was passed in 1950 becomes law
Ernest George Jansen is appointed the 9th Governor-General of the Union of South Africa
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1951_in_South_Africa   (133 words)

 The Pumamouse Website: South African Old-Time Radio: The Pumamouse's OTR Program Descriptions
The South African series was recorded primarily in Johannesburg and Durban, (as was Playhouse 90), and it aired from May 1950 through 1976.
The title of the South African series, “Night Surgeon”, was changed during that year to “Night Beat”, so that the series appeared in the SABC March 1969 bulletin as “Night Surgeon”, and was found listed in the October 1969 bulletin as “Night Beat”.
In 1987, Radio South Africa wished to revive the series, but no recordings of the original broadcasts were thought to have survived.
pumamouse.com /programdescriptions   (7165 words)

 Cars in South Africa  -  Classic, Antique & Vintage Cars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
a Benz "Velo" from Benz and Co of Mannheim Germany to South Africa.
The first Ford to arrive in South Africa was a 1903 Ford Model A, which was
South Africa as well as various racing circuits in Europe.
www.dyna.co.za /cars.htm   (671 words)

 A Guide to South Africa's Struggle for Democracy: anti-apartheid periodicals, 1950 - 1994
South Africa's Struggle for Democracy: Anti-apartheid periodicals, 1950 - 1994
All the journal issues, for which DISA has copyright permissions, have been provided for your convenience in PDF format.
PDF documents are able to be read and printed with Adobe Acrobat Reader software which may be freely downloaded from the Adobe website http://www.adobe.com
disa.nu.ac.za /DisaEad.htm   (66 words)

 1950 Brazil - World Cup 2006 Germany - World Cup 2010 South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
South Africa are the 38th best team in the World in July 2005 according to the FIFA World Ranking System.
the South African Football Association (SAFA) or FIFA and never has been or reported to be.
on South Africa and the events surrounding the World Cup 2010 to an information hungry audience.
www.worldcup2010southafrica.com /1950_Brazil.html   (117 words)

 Socceroo 1950 B Matches
The side played four test matches against the South Africans which are found in the A archive, and a number of games against club and representative sides.
When Australia returned home from their tour of South Africa they played a number of games against the representative sides of states.
The next game was against South Australia, played during the time it took to unload and load cargo on their ship "Arawa".
www.ozfootball.net /ark/Socceroo/1950B.html   (729 words)

 Checklist: South African Assassinbugs (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
The Reduviidae of South Africa are currently classified into one family and twelve tribes.
Tropical Africa, Algeria, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
W. Africa, Red Sea, South Africa, Tropical Africa.
www.ru.ac.za /academic/departments/zooento/Martin/reduviidae.html   (512 words)

 Socceroo 1950 Matches
This match was the second in a four match series] played in South Africa.
This match was the third game in a four match series played in South Africa.
This match was the fourth and final match of the series against South Africa.
www.ozfootball.net /ark/Socceroo/1950A.html   (337 words)

 DISA: Digital Imaging South Africa
Article database of periodicals, covering anti-apartheid periodicals from 1950 through 1994, related to South Africa's struggle for independence.
Subjects: Humanities -- History -- Africa -- South Africa
Interdisciplinary Studies -- International Studies -- Africa -- South Africa
infotree.library.ohiou.edu /single-records/3060.html   (63 words)

 Hayes Family History - Tiny Tafels   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
If you think you may be related to any of these families, please contact us -- see contact page for details.
N Valerie Hayes A PO Box 7648 A Pretoria A 0001 South Africa T +27-12-333-6727 S D MS-DOS F Family History System Z 228 Tiny Tafel Editor v2.2 --- This TT may be freely distributed!
Tiny Tafels can let you know which families we are looking for, but how do you know if someone in your family is looking for you?
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 I1669: Penelope AIRES (7 FEB 1950 - ____)
BIRTH : 7 FEB 1950, Johannesburg, South Africa
BIRTH : 23 JUN 1970, Cape Town, South Africa
BIRTH : 1 JUN 1947, Johannesburg, South Africa
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 Genealogy Index for surnames beginning with W
(2 August 1909 Cape Town, South Africa - 3 May 1978 Potchefstroom, South Africa)
(1880 Lithuania - 1 March 1952 Krugersdorp, South Africa)
(21 December 1905 Rietfontien Farm, Germiston District, South Africa - ABT.
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 Picture Gallery of Cars in South Africa 1941 - 1950   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Picture Gallery of Cars in South Africa 1941 - 1950
Back to: Cars in South Africa Main Page
Send mail to the webmaster with comments and suggestions about this web site.
www.dyna.co.za /cars/gallery2.htm   (89 words)

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