Griqua

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Griqua

(ˈɡriːkwə; ˈɡrɪk-) or

Grikwa

npl -qua, -quas, -kwa or -kwas
1. (Peoples) a member of a people of mixed European and Khoikhoi ancestry, living chiefly in Griqualand
2. (Languages) the language or dialect of Khoikhoi spoken by this people, belonging to the Khoisan family
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Natal's boundaries extended from the Buffalo River to the Mzimkhulu, with the upper portion of the Mzimkhulu boundary contracting when East Griqualand was annexed in 1874.
Born in Johannesburg, John Michael "Mickey" Arthur represented Griqualand West, Orange Free State and South Africa A between 1986 and 2001.
Some of his classmates included people like Jeriel Pheko, who went to Barotseland as an evangelist, Edward Thabane, who became a well-known evangelist in the Sehonghong-Thaba-Tseka area, and Azariele Moerane, a strong character from Masite near Morija who emigrated soon after completing his training to become a teacher in East Griqualand at Paballong under Chief Lebenya.
Number of visits by the outreach physician per hospital, January 2007 to end June 2014 Order Hospital Visits, n 1 COSH (Tugela Ferry) 73 2 Vryheid 60 3 Dundee 53 4 Charles Johnson Memorial (Nqutu) 53 5 Estcourt 47 6 Emmaus 47 7 Rietvlei 46 8 Christ the King (Ixopo) 21 9 Greytown 17 10 Richmond 13 11 Madadeni (Newcastle) 13 12 St Apollinaris (Creighton) 7 13 Newcastle 5 14 East Griqualand & Usher (Kokstad) 5 15 Fort Napier (PMB) 4 16 Ladysmith 4 17 Town Hill (PMB) 3 18 Tayler Bequest (Matatiele) 3 19 Montebello 3 20 Appelsbosch 2 21 Niemeyer (Utrecht) 2 Total 481 Table 3.
Moles is a former English first-class cricketer for Warwickshire, England and Griqualand West, South Africa.
I think I first came to Warwickshire's notice when I played for Western Province and got runs against Griqualand West who had Michael Powell in the team.
Almost in parallel, clubs and provincial unions were formed in Suburban Cape Town (City and Suburban Rugby Football Union and the Christian Union); the Eastern Cape, Griqualand West and in the Transvaal.
Prior to that, Britain had annexed Basutoland in 1868, Griqualand West in 1871, the South African Republic in 1877, Zululand in 1887, Matabeleland in 1894, and the Afrikaner republics in 1900.
Dylan Rogers played with the University of Cape Town before being called up to the Griqualand West side in the Vodacom Cup this season whilst Rodney Ah You, who has been capped by New Zealand at under-19 and under-20, has signed from Canterbury.
Mashimbyi, meanwhile, is a known quality performer having played with the Eagles, Griqualand West, Northern and the Nashua Titans (the combined Eastern and Northerns side) who play in the SuperSport franchise series.