Republic of South Africa

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Noun1.Republic of South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of AfricaRepublic of South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
trek - a journey by ox wagon (especially an organized migration by a group of settlers)
laager, lager - a camp defended by a circular formation of wagons
biltong - meat that is salted and cut into strips and dried in the sun
PAGAD, People against Gangsterism and Drugs - a terrorist organization in South Africa formed in 1996 to fight drug lords; evolved into a vigilante group with anti-western views closely allied with Qibla; is believed to have ties to Islamic extremists in the Middle East; is suspected of conducting bouts of urban terrorism
Qibla - a small terrorist group of Muslims in South Africa formed in the 1980s; was inspired by Ayatollah Khomeini to create an Islamic state in South Africa
British Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations - an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown
KwaZulu-Natal, Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; "Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"
capital of South Africa, Pretoria - city in the Transvaal; the seat of the executive branch of the government of South Africa
Cape Town - port city in southwestern South Africa; the seat of the legislative branch of the government of South Africa
Johannesburg - city in the northeastern part of South Africa near Pretoria; commercial center for diamond and gold industries
Kimberley - city in central South Africa; center for diamond mining and diamond marketing
Durban - a port city in eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; resort and industrial center
Orange Free State, Free State - a province in central South Africa that was colonized by the Boers; named Free State in 1997
Transvaal - a province of northeastern South Africa originally inhabited by Africans who spoke Bantu; colonized by the Boers
Cape Colony, Cape of Good Hope Province, Cape Province - a former province of southern South Africa that was settled by the Dutch in 1652 and ceded to Great Britain in 1814; in 1994 it was split into three new provinces of South Africa
Bloemfontein - the seat of the supreme court
Soweto - a large collection of African townships to the southwest of Johannesburg in South Africa; inhabited solely by Black Africans
Kalahari, Kalahari Desert - a desert in southwestern Africa - largely Botswana
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
kopje, koppie - a small hill rising up from the African veld
Crocodile River, Limpopo - an African river; flows into the Indian Ocean
Orange River, Orange - a river in South Africa that flows generally westward to the Atlantic Ocean
Sotho - a member of the Bantu people who inhabit Botswana, Lesotho, and northern South Africa and who speak the Sotho languages
Batswana, Bechuana, Tswana - a member of a Bantu people living chiefly in Botswana and western South Africa
South African - a native or inhabitant of South Africa
Xhosa - a member of the Negroid people of southern South Africa
caffer, caffre, kafir, kaffir - an offensive and insulting term for any Black African
mealie - an ear of corn
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Implementing agency : European External Action Service (EEAS), Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of South Africa
The meeting reviewed fields of the existing military cooperation between the Sultanate and the Republic of South Africa and discussed a number of matters of common concern between the two friendly countries.
The (P)Baa1 rating assigned to the trust certificates is at the same level as the long-term local-currency and foreign-currency issuer ratings of South Africa, as the Sukuk certificate holders will (i) effectively be exposed to South Africa's senior credit risk; (ii) not be exposed to the risk of performance of the Portfolio Assets relating to the Certificates; (iii) will not have any preferential claim or recourse over the Trust Assets, or rights to cause any sale or disposition of the Trust Assets except as expressly provided under the Purchase Undertaking; and (iv) only have rights against the Republic of South Africa and the SPV, ranking pari passu with other senior unsecured obligations as provided in the transaction documents.
In a message, Mukherjee said: "It gives me great pleasure to extend, on behalf of the Government and people of India as well as on my own behalf, heartiest congratulations on your re-election as the President of the Republic of South Africa.
At a meeting in Paris on 18 May 2013 organised by the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, in the presence of a high level delegation from the Republic of South Africa, all of the stakeholders participated in a consultation process regarding the implementation of the first phase of the project, Inga 3, with a power output of almost 4,800 KW.
He stressed the importance of keeping the army away from politics and partisan polarizations, as reflected in the experience of the Republic of South Africa.
Pakistan High Commission Johannesburg is coordinating the visit and making appointments with Chamber of Commerce of Johannesburg and Durban besides meetings with leading importers of Rice in Republic of South Africa.
Sa'ad Al Ma'ajal indicated towards the growing volume of trade and increasing economic relations between the Kingdom and the Republic of South Africa.
Republic of South Africa, Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No 108 of 1996); Republic of South Africa, White Paper on National Defence for the Republic of South Africa: Defence in a Democracy, May 1996; Republic of South Africa, White Paper on Intelligence, 1995; and Republic of South Africa, White Paper on South African Participation in International Peace Missions, 1999.
It is a small country surrounded by the Republic of South Africa.
Cushman & Wakefield announced that the Government of the Republic of South Africa completed a lease renewal for its office space at 333 E.
WREXHAM-based specialist healthcare products company Maelor says the Medicines Control Council in the Republic of South Africa has approved and granted a product licence for its synthetic blood replacement product Volplex.