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(Placename) a city in E South Africa: gold-mining centre. Pop: 62 116 (2001)



a city in the NE Republic of South Africa, near Johannesburg. 85,044.
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The three-day event, which is being held at Carnival City Big Top Arena in Brakpan, South Africa, will conclude on December 17.
The Brakpan payment of ZAR 11m, originally due in February 2017, has been further delayed as a result of objections from the partner.
2001 -- Hasim Rahman flattens Lennox Lewis with a right hand near the end of the fifth round in Brakpan, South Africa, to capture the WBC and IBF heavyweight titles in one of boxing's biggest upsets.
Earlier this year, the South African government announced a R319 million ($29 million) budget for an integrated pumping and water-treatment project, in an effort to stem long-term impacts from the now-defunct mines around Brakpan, Springs and Nigel.
This past year the class chose to support the Sithand'izingane Care Project, located in the Brakpan Area in South Africa.
Today they live in Brakpan near Johannesburg, but Brian still relishes the nostalgia of his youthful days when he was living with his family of five brothers and three sisters at Stutely Grove, Bradley.
The 330lb big cat lives with owner Michael Jamison and his girlfriend Jackie at their home in Brakpan.
The fight, which took place in Brakpan, South Africa, had to be stopped by the referee after a clash of heads in the third round left Takayama with a deep gash along his hairline.
Mr Kok was born in Brakpan, a mining town near Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1924.
1) I was raised in Brakpan Old Location, where I started school, and in Payneville.
The Brakpan Mines 27-year-old is a South Africa international, but with no experience in this sphere he could really struggle against a player of Smith's ability.