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 Embassy of South-Africa in The Hague, Netherlands
South African Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Aziz Pahad, at a media briefing in Tswane on 6 May 2005, said that government intends to mobilise South Africans working abroad in various important sectors to become positive ambassadors for South Africa and tell the country's success stories.
South Africans in the Netherlands are most welcome to remain in touch with the Embassy.
In terms of the South African Citizenship Amendment Act of 2004 it is now an offence for a major South African citizen to enter the RSA or depart making use of the passport of another country.
www.zuidafrika.nl   (587 words)

 Department of Foreign Affairs - South Africa
South African President Thabo Mbeki today, Sunday 9 October 2005, conveyed the heartfelt condolences of the South African government and people to the leaders of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, following the devastating earthquake that struck the three countries on Saturday 8 October 2005.
The donation is the third major contribution from South Africa to the UN agencies since 2003 and comes at a critical time in the gearing up phase of programmes ahead of the region's lean season, which starts as early as November in some countries.
South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma concludes Co-Chairing of the 5th ITEC Session on a Positive Note, ahead of Meetings with Prime Minister Mikhail Fradkov and the Foreign Affairs Minister, Sergey Lavrov, Moscow, Russia, 4 - 5 October 2005.
www.dfa.gov.za   (931 words)

 - SouthAfrica.info
South Africa's Constitution, built on an acute awareness of the injustices of the country's past, is widely regarded as the most progressive in the world, with a Bill of Rights second to none.
Stats SA is to conduct a comprehensive household survey to assess the growth of South Africa's informal economy.
South African political cartoonist Zapiro is the winner of the principal award of the Prince Claus Fund for 2005.
www.southafrica.info   (439 words)

 The Peace Encyclopedia: Apartheid & Israel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Under apartheid fl South Africans could not vote and were not citizens of the country in which they are the overwhelming majority of the population.
The security requirements of the nation, and a violent insurrection in the territories, have forced Israel to impose restrictions on Arab residents of the West Bank and Gaza Strip that are not necessary inside Israel's pre-1967 borders.
More than a year ago, on August 19 1996, South African President Nelson Mandela was due to arrive on a long-awaited visit to Israel.
www.yahoodi.com /peace/apartheid.html   (1458 words)

 the dti/Home
For example, African regions took 31% of South Africa’s high technology exports in the first half of 2005, and 21% of all manufactured exports.
South Africa's changing sector composition influences the potential for the growth in SMME numbers.
The South African Micro-finance Apex Fund (SAMAF), commonly known as "the Apex", has been established to address poverty alleviation and provide sustained affordable access to financial services for the poor.
www.dti.gov.za   (586 words)

 South African War on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Justice, African style: Africa has taken a giant step forward in running its own affairs--it has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague to stay out of its conflicts.
South African council approves plans to rename Pretoria as Tshwane
In the south eastern sector of the city the 2nd battalion of the 3rd infantry division holds an important junction a few km away from the airport.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/SthA1frW1.asp   (503 words)

 www.sauvca.org.za   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For the first time in the history of South African higher education, the sector will speak with a consolidated voice.
Professor Nyameko Barney Pityana is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal for the University of South Africa (UNISA).
Elected as the chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission in 1995, he also serves on a number of committees as well as boards of development and education in South Africa.
www.sauvca.org.za   (344 words)

 South African High Commission :: Home Page ::
The South African High Commission accepts no responsibility whatsoever for the accuracy of such information, data or materials and therefore makes no representation concerning its completeness, truth, accuracy or its suitability for any particular purpose.
South African High Commissioner, Her Excellency Ms Lindiwe Mabuza welcomes you to our web site which gives information on services from South Africa House and links to the latest news and events on South Africa from the UK.
The South African Police Service is the principal Law Enforcement Agency in South Africa.
www.southafricahouse.com   (364 words)

 National Research Foundation - Welcome to the NRF   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
South African researchers are encouraged to involve partners in the SADC region.
Inkaba represents a unique opportunity to train, in concert, a new generation of South African and German postgraduates and postdoctoral researchers from multicultural backgrounds in cutting edge Earth Science.
Exactly five years after groundbreaking, the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) project has released its first colour images, marking the achievement of 'first light' and the successful debut of full operation for SALTICAM, a $600 000 digital camera designed and built for SALT at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO).
www.nrf.ac.za   (445 words)

 CNN.com - S African jailed for feeding man to lions - Sep 30, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Reuters) -- A white farmer convicted of feeding one of his fl workers to lions was jailed for life by a South African judge on Friday, ending a racially charged case which highlighted the abuse of rural fl laborers.
The South African Press Association (SAPA) reported that Mark Scott-Crossley was given life and fl laborer Simon Mathebula was sentenced to 15 years, partly suspended, for his role in a murder that shocked this crime-hardened nation.
The grisly killing of 41-year-old farm worker Nelson Chisale provoked an outcry in South Africa where, more than a decade after the end of apartheid rule, some white farmers are still accused of abusing and exploiting fl workers.
www.cnn.com /2005/WORLD/africa/09/30/safrica.murder.reut/index.html   (402 words)

 Expatica's French news in English: South African man crosses channel -- on foot
South African man crosses channel -- on foot
CALAIS, Oct 11 (AFP) - A 39 year-old South African man was detained in France after walking through the channel tunnel from Britain, police said Tuesday.
The unnamed man, who had only a pair of flip-flop sandals on his feet, was spotted by security cameras at the French end of the 50-km tunnel early Sunday morning.
www.expatica.com /source/site_article.asp?subchannel_id=58&story_id=24372&name=South+African+man+crosses+channel+%2D%2D+on+foot   (200 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Races > 1970 Results > South African GP
For the South African GP there was a fifth March, entered for Mario Andretti by the STP Corporation.
The March presence was impressive at Kyalami and after qualifying the World Champion Jackie Stewart was on pole position in his Tyrrell car, while Amon was alongside side him in a factory car.
South African GP, Kyalami, March 7, 1970, Round: 1, Race Number: 185
www.grandprix.com /gpe/rr185.html   (609 words)

 Home - Constitutional Court of South Africa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This court, the highest in South Africa on constitutional matters, was born of the country's first democratic Constitution in 1994.
In an acclaimed new building at Constitution Hill, the 11 judges stand guard over the Constitution and protect everyone's human rights.
Should you wish to re-size the text on the page, please hold down the "Control" key and move the mouse wheel up or down.
www.concourt.gov.za   (82 words)

 Department of Health
Health Minister's closing address of the 2nd Southern African Conference for Persons with Down Syndrome and Intellectual Disability [10/03]
African Countries to adopt first Food Safety Plan [10/03]
Vuka South Africa - Move for health workshop and health walk [09/23]
www.doh.gov.za   (327 words)

The South African Rugby Union and the Italian Rugby Federation announced that the proposed Test between the Springboks and Italy, scheduled for 3 December 2005 in Rome, will regrettably not take place.
Dr Ismail Jakoet, head of medical affairs at the South African Rugby Union, is the new president of the prestigious South African Sports Medicine Association (SASMA).
This July the cream of South Africa's young talent will be on display when representative teams from all over the country gather at four youth weeks.
www.sarfu.org.za   (407 words)

Former South African deputy president Jacob Zuma, sacked in June after being linked to a high-profile graft case, will face a high court corruption trial starting next July 31, officials said yesterday.
Brandon Hamber is a South African living in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
Each week the Parliamentary Information and Monitoring Services, a unit of the Institute for Democracy in South Africa, report on developments in South Africa’s parliament, with particular attention paid to the legislative process in the National Assembly and the National Council of Provinces.
www.polity.org.za   (448 words)

 Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa | WESSA | Conservation I Environmental Education
Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa
WESSA is one of the leading environmental organisations in South Africa and our mission is to promote public participation in caring for the Earth.
WESSA has adopted an holistic approach to environmental issues and is involved in a wide range of projects and initiatives.
www.wildlifesociety.org.za   (77 words)

 South African Military History Society - Journal page
The Military History Journal (incorporating the Museum Review), established in 1967, is published by the South African National Museum Of Military History in association with the South African Military History Society, bi-annually, in June and December.
The aim of the Journal is to publish research and articles of interest concerning military history by members of the Society or the Museum or any other person who wishes to submit his or her work.
The South African Irish: An Exemplar of the Military Traditions of the Irish in South Africa by Cmdt O.E.F. Baker, DWD
rapidttp.com /milhist/journal.html   (6821 words)

 The South African Bureau of Standards - Homepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The South African Bureau of Standards is the recognized national institution for the promotion and maintenance of standards in South Africa.
The affairs of the SABS are controlled by the Council of the South African Bureau of Standards.
The mission of the SABS is to provide and promote standardization services in South Africa.
www.sabs.co.za   (186 words)

 A R T T H R O B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Shockwaves ran through the South African art world this month at the horrifying news that mining magnate Brett Kebble was shot dead in his car in Johannesburg on the night of September 28.
Kebble, often described as a 'larger than life' figure, was one of the most generous and supportive art patrons in the country, raising the level of his Brett Kebble Arts Awards exhibition to international standards in two years.
In keeping with our theme for this month we profile Sophie Perryer, a pre-eminent editor and writer on the subject of South African art.
www.artthrob.co.za   (1166 words)

 South African Military History Society - Title page
South African Military History Society - Title page
The SA Military History Society is a non-profit society of enthusiasts dedicated to the study, recording and dissemination of military aspects of South Africa's history.
South African Bookdealers who specialise in Military Subjects
rapidttp.com /milhist   (126 words)

 South African Government Information
The Electoral Commission (IEC) confirmed that the second voter registration drive for the coming municipal elections will take place on Saturday, 19 and Sunday, 20 November 2005.
Cabinet met on 12 October and, among others, received a report of the Task Team headed by the Deputy President dealing with the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative for South Africa (ASGI-SA).
South African President Thabo Mbeki extended the heartfelt condolences of the South African government and people to the government and people of Uganda following the death of former Ugandan President Milton Obote on Monday, 10 October 2005.
www.info.gov.za   (179 words)

 South African Department of Home Affairs
South Africa to host GCIM Africa’s Regional Hearing
Home Affairs Minister and Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister, to receive returning South Africans from Thailand.
Statement on the South African Citizenship Amendment Act
www.home-affairs.gov.za   (981 words)

 Truth and Reconciliation Commission Home Page
The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was set up by the Government of National Unity to help deal with what happened under apartheid.
The TRC is based on the Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act, No 34 of 1995.
a commission is a necessary exercise to enable South Africans to come to terms with their past on a morally accepted basis and to advance the cause of reconciliation.
www.doj.gov.za /trc/index.html   (329 words)

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