Mpumalanga

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Mpumalanga

(mˈpʌmɑːlɑːŋɡə)
n
(Placename) a province of E South Africa; formed in 1994 (originally as Eastern Transvaal) from part of the former province of Transvaal: agriculture and service industries. Capital: Nelspruit. Pop: 4 039 939 (2011 est). Area: 78 370 sq km (30 259 sq miles)
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This Shania - Shania-Lee Swart - her full name, isn't Canadian, but a women's cricket player from Mpumalanga, what used to be Eastern Transvaal prior to 1995.
Hence, in 1955, generation on the Rand, Eastern Transvaal, and Cape Northern undertakings was pooled.
A sharp, but restricted epidemic occurred in the Komatipoort area of the eastern Transvaal, the first since the mass control campaign was undertaken in 1945.
It was the 1968 tour to South Africa and the Lions were playing Eastern Transvaal in what became known as The Battle of Springs.
Born in Nelspruit in the Eastern Transvaal, he was to make his home in Durban, where he mixed learning his rugby with surfing the waves.
The book traces Jock's transformation from a sickly Staffordshire Bull Terrier pup to a brave companion in the wildlife-rich Eastern Transvaal, now called Mpumalanga.
O'Shea guilty of foul play, South Africa, 1968 Wales prop John O'Shea threw a punch and then attempted to take on the whole of the Eastern Transvaal pack before becoming the first Lion to be dismissed for foul play.
In 1951 an Eastern Transvaal association was also created.
The gold diggings at Pilgrims Rest in the Eastern Transvaal had to be supplied from Durban, 800-km distant, with the ascent of the escarpment to be faced--this is the area of God's Window and the Blyde River Canyon--along with the risks of tsetse fly, horse sickness, malaria, and animal predators.
The action occurred in May 1901 in the eastern Transvaal and involved men of the 5th and 6th Western Australian Mounted Infantry (5 and 6WAMI).
In the South African War of 1899-1901, Benson commanded a column at the Battle of Bakenlaagte in Eastern Transvaal, in which the British faced a stronger Boer force.
I made a push that year, came to South Africa and played in the three games we won, against Zimbabwe, Blue Bulls and Eastern Transvaal.

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