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 Eastern Cape Province - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Eastern Cape offers a wide array of attractions, including 800 km of untouched and pristine coastline along with some particularly splendid beaches, and " big-five" viewing in a malaria-free environment.
The Addo Elephant National Park, situated 73 km from Port Elizabeth, was proclaimed in 1931.
The province is the location of South Africa's only ski resort, Tiffindell, which is situated in the Southern Drakensberg on the slopes of the highest mountain peak in the Eastern Cape (3001 m).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Eastern_Cape_Province   (624 words)

  
 South Africa: Eastern Cape Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Eastern Cape is a land of rolling hills, endless sweeps of rocky coves and sandy beaches, towering mountain ranges and verdant forests, and is physically the second largest of the nine provinces.
The Eastern Cape boasts a remarkable natural diversity, ranging from the dry desolate Great Karoo to the lush forests of the Wild Coast and the Keiskamma Valley, the fertile Langkloof renowned for its rich apple harvests, and the mountainous southern Drakensberg region at Elliot.
The province contributes approximately R30 billion to the national GDP and is widely regarded as having the potential to substantially increase this contribution as South Africa moves towards an export-led industrial strategy.
www.southafrica-newyork.net /consulate/provinces/easterncape.htm   (691 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Province in South Africa - Useful South African Vacation Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Eastern Cape, the province where Nelson Mandela was born and grew up in the village of Qunu, has a very diverse natural environment.
The interior of the province, known as the Karoo, is a semi-desert, whereas the coastal plain is fertile with lush sub-tropical vegetation.
With its interesting past, the Eastern Cape is an ideal location for visitors interested in early 1800 Settler history.
www.southafricatraveltips.com /eastern-cape.html   (397 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Province, South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
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).
East of the Eastern Province was the separate colony of British Kaffraria, which was incorporated into the Cape Colony in 1866.
www.netlinkit.dk /fotw/flags/za-ec.html   (422 words)

  
 Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source | Full text | Agricultural chemical exposures and birth defects in ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Between September 2000 and March 2001 a case – control study was conducted among rural women in the area of the Eastern cape to investigate the association between women's exposure to pesticides and the occurrence of birth defects.
The Eastern Cape is the second largest province in South Africa, covering an area of 169 580 square kilometres.
The country is divided into nine provinces, of which the Eastern Cape, is at the southern tip of South Africa alongside the Indian Ocean.
www.ehjournal.net /content/2/1/11   (4319 words)

  
 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, The: Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XLV. ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Helminths of dairy calves on dry-land Kikuyu grass pastures in the Eastern Cape Province.
Species survival during the hot and windy summer months appeared to be achieved via a combination of arrested larval development and an ageing residual population of adult worms in the host, and a small extant population of infective larvae on the pastures.
During the past 40 years large tracts of land along the southern coast of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, stretching from approximately East London (33deg;01' S, 27°53' E) in the east to Humansdorp (34°02' S, 24°46' E) in the west, have been planted to Kikuyu grass (Pennisetum clandestinum).
newssearch.looksmart.com /p/articles/mi_qa3910/is_200412/ai_n11826350   (1507 words)

  
 Council for Geoscience: Mineral data extracted from SAMINDABA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Unlike the mineral rich provinces in the rest of South Africa, the Eastern Cape it not well endowed with large, valuable mineral deposits.
This is largely a function of the geology of the province.
Four coal seams are recognized in the Molteno Formation, which is the coal-bearing horizon in the Eastern Cape Province.
www.geoscience.org.za /samindaba/maps/easterncape.htm   (1109 words)

  
 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, The: Ixodid ticks of Angora and Boer goats, grysbok, common duikers, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
MACIVOR, K.M. Ixodid ticks of Angora and Boer goats, grysbok, common duikers, kudus and scrub hares in Valley Bushveld in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Angora and Boer goats are farmed extensively in the Valley Bushveld regions of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa, and on many farms they are sympatric with various browsing antelope species, particularly greater kudus, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, and common duikers, Sylvicapra grimmia.
The distribution of H. silacea is limited to South Africa where it is confined to pockets of Valley Bushveld in the Eastern Cape Province and in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal (Howell, Walker & Nevill 1978; Walker 1991).
newssearch.looksmart.com /p/articles/mi_qa3910/is_200306/ai_n9250146   (1515 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Provincial Government of the Republic of South Africa
Eastern Cape Provincial Government of the Republic of South Africa
The Province of the Eastern Cape makes no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to this Web Site or its contents and expressly disclaims all such representation and warranties.
In particular, the Province of the Eastern Cape does not represent or warrant that the information provided on this Web Site is accurate, complete or current.
www.ecprov.gov.za   (93 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.
Borders on the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal (with enclave) and Lesotho.
This arose because King William's Town was established when it was the capital of British Kaffraria, and only became part of the Cape Colony in 1866.
flagspot.net /flags/za-ec.html   (594 words)

  
 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Neil Morgan -- A black democracy is thriving in South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE, South Africa – At the scenic foot of a troubled continent of almost one billion people, among whom any good news is welcome, South Africa's 45 million inhabitants are building a uniquely bold venture in democracy.
This pastoral Eastern Cape province, a land of rolling hills, elephants and sea cliffs, was settled by the British.
As we drove hundreds of miles this year, crisscrossing two of South Africa's nine provinces, we saw thousands of small new houses rising across rolling hillsides.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/metro/morgan/20040208-9999_1m8morgan.html   (727 words)

  
 The Digital Library of the Commons
The aim of this paper is to examine the usefulness of those areas of tenure reform policy which appear to draw on insights from models of common property systems.
The paper explores how closely conditions in the 'communal' tenure areas in the Eastern Cape approximate 'functioning' common property systems and how useful it is to use common property models as a basis for policy- making and tenure reform interventions in these areas.
Copyrights on documents in the DLC are held by the author(s).
dlc.dlib.indiana.edu /documents/dir0/00/00/00/04/index.html   (302 words)

  
 Welcome to G Tours, your VIP passport to luxury travel in the beautiful Cape Province of South Africa
Africans are the descendents of slaves brought to the Cape Colony from 1653 until 1822.
Cape Town is a fascinating mosaic of Asian, European and African traditions.
Cape History/Tydskrif vir Kaaplanse Geskiedenis (University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa...
www.gtours.co.za /history_lib.htm   (2065 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Province   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
For millennia the southern end of Africa, including what is today known as the Eastern Cape Province, was occupied by small egalitarian groups of aboriginal hunter gatherers whose enduring legacy consists of thousands of beautiful, and often enigmatic, rock paintings and superbly crafted stone implements.
The second largest of South Africa’s nine provinces, the diverse Eastern Cape landscape ranges from the dry desolate Great Karoo to the steamy forests of the Wild Coast and the Keiskamma Valley.
The shoreline of this province extends from the Umtamvuna River in KwaZulu-Natal, to the Storms River mouth on the scenic Garden Route, in the west, and stretching inland, to the north, bordering on Lesotho.
sandmc.pwv.gov.za /NewSite/Eastern_Cape.htm   (433 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Province places
Situated 73km from Port Elizabeth in South Africa's Eastern Cape, the conservation success story of this park is world famous.
Port Edward is the northern gateway to the Wild Coast of the Eastern Cape Province - a 280 km stretch of outstandingly beautiful unspoilt coastline.
Nelson Mandela was born in the village of Mvezo in the Eastern Cape in 1918 and retired to Qunu near Umtata.
africangamesafari.com /eastern_cape.html   (1067 words)

  
 JICA-PROJECT TOUR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In particular Eastern Cape and the Northern provinces with their high rate of fl residents increasingly require the development of education.
Under these circumstances the government of South Africa requested grant aid from the Japanese Government to improve its primary education, targeting the Eastern District in the Eastern Cape province which previously formed part of the largest homeland.
Water tanks and faucets were equipped at each classroom building and lavatory building as water supply facilities using rainwater which is generally used in the local areas.
www.jica.go.jp /english/activities/jicaaid/project_e/sou/001/index.html   (376 words)

  
 Port Elizabeth Accommodation Hotels Eastern Cape South Africa
Superbly set on the shores of Algoa Bay, "The Friendly City" is the fifth biggest city in South Africa and the largest on the coast between Cape Town and Durban.
Port Elizabeth Accommodation: La Cigale offers luxury Cape Dutch cottages nestled in a tranquil indigenous garden in a sea facing nature reserve in Sardinia Bay, 15 minutes from Port Elizabeth’s airport, along the Sunshine Coast, at the...
A game reserve in which a multitude of plant, animal and birdlife unfold the very soul of an untamed continent, along with the most luxurious means of....
www.eastcape-venues.co.za   (877 words)

  
 News letter of Scottish Freemasonry in the Eastern Cape Province Volume 3 No 1
In the latest report of proceedings of Grand Lodge provision is made for the appointment of “Education” officers in each Province or District.
The report had not reached our shores at the time of the Installation of our new RW/D/G/M, Bro Donald Dye, and it is most refreshing and reassuring that he made this a priority in his acceptance speech.
It is of interest to note that the Installation of the Duke of Kent as the Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England took place in public at Earls Court, London.
kimberley-online.co.za /masonry/events/news2.htm   (4161 words)

  
 .: Grahamstown :.
One of the premier tourist routes in the Eastern Cape, it has a turbulent past, with more forts than the rest of the country combined.
Frontier Country is the historic heartland of the Eastern Cape and embodies the spirit of the many and varied cultures who met here and made their mark - Khoi, Xhosa, Boer and British.
The broad tree-lined streets and buildings of Grahamstown are the legacy of a time when this was the Cape's second city.
www.grahamstown.co.za   (362 words)

  
 Trade and Investment Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In the longer term, the Eastern Cape goat processing project can link with other similar projects in the country with a mission to enter the export markets and to become a force to be reckoned with.
Boland District Municipality (BDM) is located in the scenic heartland of South Africa's Western Cape Province, covering an area of approximately 22 289 square kilometres with an estimated population of 600 000.
Limpopo Province, previously known as Northern Province and affectionately called 'The Eden of Africa', and one of the country's most underdeveloped areas, is steadily turning the corner.
www.tradesa.co.za /Newsletters/Feb2004.html   (10962 words)

  
 Welcome to Shamwari Game Reserve in the heart of the malaria free Eastern Cape South Africa.
Welcome to Shamwari Game Reserve, 20 000 hectares (49000 acres) the malaria free, private game reserve situated in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, has received numerous international awards, including the World's Leading Conservation Company and Game Reserve for five consecutive years.
It is situated in verdant bush along the Bushmans River, halfway between Port Elizabeth (45 minutes drive outside the city) and Grahamstown, a pleasant drive from Cape Town, forming a natural extension to the famous Garden Route.
Shamwari is about conserving a vanishing way of life and is the realisation of one man's dream, and the success of many people's passion.
www.shamwari.com   (426 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Photo Gallery by tg at pbase.com
Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Photo Gallery by tg at pbase.com
These were all shot on print film in February, 2002, in the Eastern Cape Province.
Some (named Umngazi*.jpg) were taken on the coast; the rest were done in or fairly close to Umtata.
www.pbase.com /tg/eastern_cape   (72 words)

  
 Eastern Cape Tourism Board (ECTB) - The official Eastern Cape tourism authority   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Eastern Cape Tourism Board (ECTB) - The official Eastern Cape tourism authority
Welcome to the Eastern Cape, enjoy South Africa’s finest beaches where dolphins play in warm waters, game reserves full of wildlife, where people greet with smiles and enjoy the holiday adventure of a lifetime.
Explore the Eastern Cape and experience the best South Africa has to offer, absolute tranquility and relaxation!
www.ectourism.co.za   (230 words)

  
 CEMSA'98 V/11   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The taxi industry has worn acceptance as a major player on the transport scene though it is not without significant problems: road accidents, high speeds, overcrowding, reckless driving and deadly wars.
This paper attempts to reflect on and assess the impact that the increase of taxis has on the environment in the Easterns Cape.
It also establishes that the type and quantity of litter varies with destination and distance to be traversed by commuters.
lims.uni-duisburg.de /Tagungen/CEMSA98/SV_11.htm   (162 words)

  
 Human Ecology Research Group [HERG] - University College London [UCL] - Department of Anthropology
Despite the overall attention paid by the apartheid regime to the agricultural sector, relatively little is known about the 'nuts and bolts' of cattle ownership and production in former bantustan areas.
This lacuna clearly also suited the owners of livestock and research methods were aimed at establishing sufficient trust so as to begin to unpack the parameters of cattle ownership, production and exchange, as well as to tap into the more symbolic and cosmological significance of cattle to Xhosa-speakers in the Eastern Cape.
These rituals are a vehicle for encouraging the flow of resources in urban-to-rural transfers and are an apparently important way of asserting a degree of independence from the pervasive 'money economy'.
www.ucl.ac.uk /herg/south_africa_cattle.htm   (451 words)

  
 Rural Growth Linkages in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Rural Growth Linkages in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa
This report addresses the impact of rising smallholder incomes on local non-agricultural development in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
It determines how increased rural incomes are spent on a mix of goods and services, and debates the implications of these spending patterns for growth in rural areas through the alleviation of demand constraints.
www.ifpri.org /divs/mtid/dp/mssdp33.htm   (172 words)

  
 OUTBREAK OF EVIAN INFLUENZA IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE   KEY MESSAGES   The outbreak of Avian ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
OUTBREAK OF EVIAN INFLUENZA IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE KEY MESSAGES The outbreak of Avian influenza in ostriches remains
OUTBREAK OF AVIAN INFLUENZA IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE
The outbreak of Avian influenza in ostriches remains confined to the Blue Crane Municipal District (Bedford-Somerset-East) of the Eastern Cape.
www.nda.agric.za /docs/avian%20flu/key_messages.htm   (483 words)

  
 AEGiS-15IAC: Lessons learnt in assessment of home based care practices in rural communities of the Eastern Cape ...
AEGiS-15IAC: Lessons learnt in assessment of home based care practices in rural communities of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
DESCRIPTION: This assessment was aimed at uncovering knowledge, practices, attitudes and structural factors influencing rural communities in the EC in dealing with caring for the sick family members.
Fourteen in depth interviews were conducted in the 4 local service areas of the Oliver Tambo District Eastern Cape.
www.aegis.com /conferences/iac/2004/ThPeD7846.html   (406 words)

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