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  Africa - Province of the Roman Empire
Caesar defeated Juba at the battle of Thapsus in 46 BCE, and with this victory, all of North Africa was firmly and permanently in the control of Rome.
Within Roman occupied Africa, the bulk of the population of was composed of three major population groups: the Berber tribes (such as Numidians, Gaetulians and Maurusiani), the ancient Carthaginians of Phoenician origin and Roman colonists.
Africa Province: Olives, corn, cereal, fruits & textiles.
www.unrv.com /provinces/africa.php   (862 words)

  Africa Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Africa was a province of the Roman Empire.
The continent of Africa was, of course, eventually named after the Roman province.
Called the "granary of the empire," North Africa, according to one estimate, produced 1 million tons of cereals each year, one-quarter of which was exported.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Africa_(province)   (461 words)

 Africa (province) articles on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Formerly Natal province, in the constitution of 1994 it was renamed KwaZulu-Natal.
Surrounded by the Cape Province (in the portion that is now Eastern Cape) of South Africa, it consisted of two parcels of land, the larger one bordering the Indian Ocean to the southeast.
It borders on the Indian Ocean in the east; on South Africa and Swaziland in the south; on Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Malawi in the west; and on Tanzania in the
www.encyclopedia.com /searchpool.asp?target=Africa+(province)   (447 words)

 Africa (province) - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Most of the province fell into Roman hands at the end of the Second Punic War, with the entire province conquered in the Third Punic War.
Characteristics of mothers of children with fetal alcohol syndrome in the Western Cape Province of South Africa: a case control study *.
The North African Provinces from Diocletian to the Vandal Conquest
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /africa_(province).htm   (302 words)

 Encyclopedia: Africa (province)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The province was formed from part of the old Transvaal province after South Africa's first all-race elections on 27 April 1994.
Situated in the heart of the Highveld, Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa with only 1.4% of the land area, but it is highly urbanised and has a population of 8,837,178 (South African National Census), the second-largest after KwaZulu-Natal.
Gauteng Province is also the fastest growing province, experiencing a population growth of over 20% between the and 2001 censuses, thus Gauteng is likely to soon have the highest population of any province in South Africa.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Africa-(province)   (214 words)

 Welcome to South Africa
This is the land of wide-open bushveld, big-sky country, the ever-present thorn tree and the mystical baobab tree.
South of Limpopo are the Soutpansberg mountains, South Africa’s northernmost mountain range and one of the most diverse habitats in the country.
The Capricorn region stretches from the Ysterberg, all along the foothills of the lush Wolkberg, to the tropic of Capricorn in the north.
www.southafrica.net /index.cfm?SitePageID=257&ProvinceID=10   (1458 words)

 Limpopo Province - South Africa
The Limpopo Province of South Africa reflects the quintessence of untamed Africa - ancient baobabs guarding vast expanses of mountains and bushveld.
The Limpopo Province is a land of dramatic contrasts characterised by hot savannah plains and mist-clad mountains; age-old indigenous forests and cycads alongside latter-day plantations; ancient mountain fortresses and the luxury of contemporary infrastructure and modern-day facilities.
To this day the province is the home of the enigmatic rain queen who, as the legends of her people proclaim, has the mystical power to make rain.
www.south-africa-tours.com /limpopo-province-south-africa.html   (348 words)

 North West Province - South Africa
The North West Province of South Africa has an enviable setting in the western Magaliesberg and there's always plenty to see and do in the popular holiday resort of Rustenburg.
Mafikeng and in particular its museum, which has exhibits relating to the Siege of Mafeking, the Barolong people and Bushmen (San) are interesting.
Sun City is internationally renowned as one of South Africa 's premier holiday resorts, offering a multitude of attractions and activities to keep everyone occupied.
www.south-africa-tours.com /north-west-province.html   (470 words)

 Medium and Micro Enterprise Developments in Kwazulu-Natal and Northern Province, South Africa
The Northern Province, for example, was found to be the poorest of South Africa's nine provinces in the 1996 census with an average income of R17,900 (approximately US$3,000) and 46 percent of its 4.9 million population unemployed, which is the second highest after Eastern Cape (49 percent) in South Africa.
Northern Province is the least urbanized province in South Africa and 90 percent of its population still live in traditional housing or shacks in the rural areas on the outskirts of towns.
Northern Province is one of the poorest provinces in South Africa and has one of the highest rates of unemployment.
www.microfinancegateway.org /files/13974_Six_Studies_of_SMMEs_in_KwaZulu_Natal_and_Northern_Province_.htm   (13821 words)

 Savannah-Africa: More Info on South Africa: Limpopo Province
The Northern Province is South Africa's no-man's land - an untamed place of ancient baobab trees guarding vast expanses of mist-clad mountains, age-old indigenous forests and cycads.
To this day the province is known as home of the enigmatic rain queen who, as the legends proclaim, has the mystical power to make rain.
The province is predominantly rural, the result is that large areas still remain untouched by human development and well-preserved, unmistakably African ecosystems are found here.
www.savannah-africa.com /intro/limpopo.php   (353 words)

 Africa and Rome
The rest of the continental territory was left to the descendants of Masinissa, the native king.
Pompey recieved control of Africa, and the Numidian king of the time, Juba I, was his supporter.
Africa was not left to its own devices anymore.
www.usd.edu /~clehmann/pir/how_gain.htm   (824 words)

 Ten Days in Africa
Plam, from the French Canada Province, founded the school in 1995 to serve children of the poor and the wealthy; no one is turned away for lack of funds.
Tony Wach, SJ, from the Wisconsin Province, is superior of Xavier House in Kampala.
Philip Nero, communications director for the Jesuits' Wisconsin Province, was a metro reporter for the Milwaukee Journal for seven years after working on a number of newspapers in New York State.
www.companysj.com /v182/africa.htm   (2817 words)

 Natal Province (South Africa 1910-1994)
It was reorganized in the new province of KwaZulu/Natal, excluding the two pieces of Transkei territory that are now part of the new Eastern Cape.
As with all the former provinces forming South Africa between 1910 and 1994, Natal did not have an official provincial flag.
When boundaries for the provinces were re-examined in 1993-94, the Boundary Commission recommended the return of Griqualand East to the new Eastern Cape Province.
www.fotw.net /Flags/za-nt.html   (436 words)

 Cape Province on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the time of Van Riebeeck's landing, Cape Province was inhabited by San (Bushmen) and Khoikhoi (Hottentots) in the southern and central areas, and by Bantu speakers on the northern and eastern fringes (see Bantu languages).
History of the Okiep copper district: Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province South Africa.
Oudtshoorn is South Africa's centre for ostrich farming.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/section/CapeProv_History.asp   (1062 words)

 AEGiS-Reuters: S.Africa Province to Give Pregnant Women AIDS Drug
South Africa is at the epicentre of the AIDS epidemic with nearly five million of the country's 45 million people, or one in nine, estimated to be living with HIV.
KwaZulu-Natal, the country's most populous province, is estimated to be the worst-hit region with an HIV prevalence rate of 36% among pregnant women.
Between 70,000 and 100,000 babies are born HIV-positive each year in South Africa and Mtshali said it was a mother's prerogative to save her baby.
www.aegis.com /news/re/2002/RE020116.html   (701 words)

 Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
There is currently a debate in this country as to whether the provinces should have their own flags or not with the ruling ANC holding the view that the provinces should not have individual flags.
In south central South Africa, reorganized from the Southeastern part of the former Cape Province, added those parts of Transkei that were situated in Natal.
Eastern Province was a division of the Cape Colony, and only extended as far as the Fish River (it's about half to a third of the current province).
www.fotw.net /FLAGS/za-ec.html   (594 words)

 Northern Province, South Africa
Formerly the Northern Transvaal, the Northern Province is tree country and home to a wide variety of wildlife.
There is a wide diversity of habitats in the province, ranging from the tropical Letaba Valley, densely wooded Soutpansberg ranges in the north and scorched mopane veld with bewitching Baobab trees.
This scorching hot province is an area of ancient forests and majestic waterfalls.
www.go2africa.com /south-africa/northern-province   (213 words)

 Cape Province, South Africa (1910-1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Following 1994, it was re-organized in the new provinces of Western Cape, Northern Cape, Eastern Cape and the western half of North-West.
The Cape Province was split four ways: Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Northern Cape are entirely land that belonged to the Cape Province before 1976, but North West Province was half-and-half: part old Cape Province, part Transvaal.
Another piece of the old Cape Province, Griqualand East, became part of Natal in 1976 (having been cut off by Transkei), and is in dispute between KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/za-cp.html   (569 words)

 Response of hemp to conditions in NW Province, S. Africa
This first trial on hemp in South Africa indicated that the cultivation of hemp is not as easy as popular articles claim.
This plant species was declared illegal in South Africa in 1928 due to its high cannabinoid content and potential psychoactivity.
In South Africa, there is renewed interest in the special properties of this bast fibre crop as it could provide an income for the small farmer.
www.hempfood.com /IHA/iha03209.html   (2322 words)

 AEGiS-Reuters: S. Africa Province Goes It Alone on AIDS Therapy
Western Cape province Premier Marthinus van Schalkwyk visited the squalid Gugulethu shantytown clinic to announce the project and challenged Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang to fall in with the growing national consensus on how to fight the disease.
Patients clutching tattered medical files said they had waited since 4:30 in the morning, hoping to see a doctor, but officials said the clinic could do no more for those with AIDS than treat the infections that thrive on their weakened immune systems.
Now premier of the country's second-richest province and leader of an NNP-ANC provincial coalition, he has thrown his weight behind most ANC policies, but remains critical on some, including the campaign against AIDS.
www.aegis.com /news/re/2002/RE020751.html   (661 words)

 Game Reserves and Lodges in the Limpopo Province - South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
With its vast expanses of bushveld wilderness roamed by an abundance of wildlife species, the Limpopo Province is the perfect destination for nature and wildlife enthusiasts.
The province is predominantly rural and the result is that large areas still remain untouched by human development and well-preserved, African ecosystems are found here.
The Waterberg area in the central and western parts of the Limpopo province is one of the country's premier wildlife areas.
www.places.co.za /html/northernp_gamel.html   (556 words)

 The North West, North West Province, South Africa: Tourist Information & Activities
Known as the “Heritage Province”, the North West is a rewarding holiday destination that offers exciting wildlife and adventure encounters as well as the opportunity to participate in a rich cultural and historical heritage.
Close to Gauteng, the North West province is a quick and easy escape from the big city, boasting superb accommodation options and a wide variety of sightseeing activities.
It was in Mafikeng that Sol Plaaitjie, one of South Africa’s most famous early writers, wrote of the spectacular Mafikeng Siege – this city is something of a mecca for Anglo-Boer War buffs … and other interested parties.
www.eyesonafrica.net /south-african-safari/northwest-info.htm   (1122 words)

 Messina, South Africa
This is the northern most town in South Africa, renowned for the breathtaking size and splendour of its Baobab trees which are sometimes called "upside down trees" because they appear to have grown the wrong way up.
This hot and dry area has a long history of iron and copper mining, which was all done with very basic tools by the Musina women (from where the name Messina derives).
The Musina mines were abandoned sometime in the 19th century for reasons unknown, and it was in the early 20th century that the next miners arrived to disturb the ground once again.
www.go2africa.com /south-africa/northern-province/messina   (322 words)

 Hunting South Africa, Northern Province. Safari camp location near Ellisras.
South Africa is a middle-income, developing country with an abundant supply of resources, a well-developed financial, legal, communication, energy and transportation sector, with a modern infrastructure.
With 63% of all hunting, the Limpopo Province is considered the hunting capital of South Africa, supporting an astonishing abundant choice of species.
The Free State Province is chiefly a plateau and it's central plains, having a huge grass supply, makes the landscape quite flat so that you can see far into the distance.
www.cruisersafaris.com /hunting_location.htm   (504 words)

 South Africa Vacations - Hotels South Africa - South Africa Hotels
The first thing however that you should keep in mind is that South Africa is a nation in which you might run into a lot of problems.
This is known as the richest square mile in all of Africa, so it is the financial hub of South Africa.
South Africa has one of the largest numbers of cultural festivals per capita, cause of the fact that they are a nation hugely seeped in cultures and diversity.
www.southafricahotelfinder.com   (528 words)

 Game Reserves and Lodges in the North West Province - South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Away from the routine hustle and bustle of life, the North West is an escape route to the real Africa.
Two important game reserves, the Pilanesberg National Park and Madikwe Game Reserve, are located in the province, the former adjacent to Sun City, a spectacular recreational, entertainment and gambling resort.
Madikwe is regarded as one of the finest conservation areas in Africa, offering all the major species, including lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo, both white and fl rhino along with almost all the plains antelope species.
www.places.co.za /html/pilanesberg_gamel.html   (253 words)

 Make your own Sundial
This is because standard time in southern Africa is set as though the whole of Southern Africa were at longitude 30 degrees east.
Sundial for Lydenburg, in South Africa's eastern Mpumulanga Province.
Sundial for Malelane, in South Africa's eastern Mpumulanga Province.
www.hartrao.ac.za /other/sundial/sundial.html   (1857 words)

 Wydah Tours North Province South Africa Accommodation Makweti Safari Lodge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Welgevonden Private Game Reserve covers 38, 000 hectares of malaria free, pristine bushveld, watered by three major rivers which flow serenely through the awesome landscape flanked by steep hills and open plains.Vegetation - silver and fawn, gray-green and gold - all contrast sharply with the rust red soil of the terrain.
Artifacts, kelim rugs, sumptuous leather couches, hand beaded fabrics, all add colour to the rich wood tones, thatch and natural rock of the lodge.
An excellent network of gravel roads take you through some of the most spectacular scenery in Southern Africa - high up onto the ridges of the Waterberg Mountain range, with commanding panoramic views, into the calm and tranquility of the deep valleys and finally onto the open plains.
www.wydahtours.com /accommodation/northprov/north_province_accommodation_south_africa_makweti_safari_lodge.asp   (468 words)

 South Africa Provinces
Former: Former provinces from which these provinces were formed (a few small slivers of land are not mentioned).
The provinces are subdivided into magisterial districts and administrative districts.
The four Bantustans that were granted independence by South Africa, called the TBVC countries for short, were Transkei, Bophuthatswana, Venda, and Ciskei.
www.statoids.com /uza.html   (1494 words)

 Internal migration to the Gauteng Province, South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This study aims to quantify and describe migration to and migrant labour in Gauteng Province, South Africa, with a view to gaining some insight into special challenges that in-migrant households may present.
a large proportion of Gauteng residents were born outside the province, or moved into the province between in the inter-census period, indicating a relatively mobile population
through remittances, the economic situation of the province and of migrant workers may also have important consequences in the rural areas of the provinces of Limpopo, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.
www.eldis.org /static/DOC18145.htm   (239 words)

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