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(Placename) a city in E South Africa, the capital of KwaZulu-Natal: founded in 1839 by the Boers: gateway to Natal's mountain resorts. Pop: 223 519 (2001)


(ˌpi tərˈmær ɪtsˌbɜrg)

the capital of Natal province, in the E Republic of South Africa. 192,417.
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The Pietermaritzburg facility positions Cargill to achieve its growth plans through increased production capacity and flexibility in product manufacturing, packaging and logistics.
Sessional Physician for Internal Medicine Outreach, Grey's Hospital, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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I rode the course at Pietermaritzburg last year and it suits my style.
What happened in Pietermaritzburg was a classic display of being power-drunk, to an extent treating ordinary suffering people as subhuman," he said.
Next season begins with a World Cup event in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, in mid-March.
Officers said Mr and Mrs Shoba were lynched at around 1pm on Wednesday in Edendale, near Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Pietersen, 30, without a Test ton since March last year, will play in Natal's game against Chevrolet Warriors in Pietermaritzburg starting on Thursday, and has a maximum of four innings before heading Down Under for The Ashes.
The author traces the journey of Mohandas from his arrival in Durban as a 24- year- old lawyer to his transformation as a civil rights crusader on a cold night at the Pietermaritzburg railway station, after he was thrown out of the first- class compartment.
Olmi's collection, c/o Department of Plant Protection, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy (MOLC); Museum of Zoology and Entomology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden (MZLU); Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (NMSA); National Collection of Insects, Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa (PPRINCI); Royal Alberta Museum, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (RAMC); South African Museum, Cape Town, South Africa (SAMC); South African Sugar Association Experiment Station, Mount Edgecombe, South Africa (SASAES); The Bohart Museum of Entomology, University of California, Davis, CA, USA (UCDC); Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (UKZN).
Sport, space and segregation; politics and society in Pietermaritzburg.
Airlink Jetstream 41 on a repositioning flight from Durban to Pietermaritzburg crashed shortly after takeoff yesterday morning owing to what the airline called an "engine loss of power.