Eastern Cape


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Eastern Cape

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(Placename) a province of S South Africa; formed in 1994 from the E part of the former Cape Province: service industries, agriculture, and mining. Capital: Bhisho (formerly Bisho). Pop: 6 562 053 (2011 est). Area: 169 600 sq km (65 483 sq miles). Also called: Eastern Province
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Delegates of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) will hold six public meetings in the Eastern Cape tomorrow afternoon as part of the third phase of Taking Parliament to the People (TPTTP) programme.
Air Products' success in the Eastern Cape was recently celebrated as the Packaged Gas Facility in Deal Party received a Noscar award for maintaining its outstanding safety record for the thirteenth consecutive year.
While I am writing this editorial, the bloodshed seen in the casualty, emergency and trauma units across the Eastern Cape province still harbours fresh in my memory.
Conner presents an ethnography and history of farm workers who live in and around the expanded Addo Elephant National Park in a rural farming district just outside the city center of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
Mamela, Live Theatre, Newcastle, until tomorrow MAMELA (Listen) blends the life stories of seven women from the Eastern Cape of South Africa with traditional song and dance.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela's body was flown to his ancestral home in Eastern Cape on Saturday ahead of the funeral scheduled on Sunday.
The Eastern Cape High Court ordered Mandla to return the remains to Qunu on Friday.
HIV activist groups in South Africa are calling on the Minister of Health to address drug supply chain problems that are causing HIV and tuberculosis (TB) drug stock-outs in the country's Eastern Cape Province.
Further, family members of were reported to have gathered at Mandela's home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
Focusing on key issues of political and economic development, service delivery and persistent socio-political problems, this collection of twenty-one essays on the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, examines the current state of this challenged region and suggests local and national solutions.
Beadwork is the major traditional craft of South Africa's Eastern Cape and in 2012 the Shipley is hosting an exhibition of some of the beadwork from collections in the Eastern Cape and Tyne and Wear.
Sunningdale Managing Director Neil van Rensburg believes that the plant will be the first of its kind in the Eastern Cape.

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