Cape Province


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Cape Province

A former province of southern South Africa on the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. This area was originally inhabited by Bantu, San, and Khoikhoi people. It was settled by the Dutch in 1652, ceded to Great Britain in 1815, and was known as Cape Colony until 1910 when, as Cape Province, it became part of the newly formed Union of South Africa. In 1994 it was split into three provinces.

Cape Province

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(Placename) a former province of S South Africa; replaced in 1994 by the new provinces of Northern Cape, Western Cape, Eastern Cape and part of North-West. Capital: Cape Town. Official name: Cape of Good Hope Province Former name (1652–1910): Cape Colony
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Noun1.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
Republic of South Africa, 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)
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West, and Northern Cape provinces. The Port of Luderitz is also envisaged to serve as a gateway for the future export of coal from Botswana as well as yet to be developed Namibian coal originating from the Aranos coal basin which contains about 350 million tonnes of high-quality metallurgical coal.
In Eastern Cape province, where Mr Mandela grew up, traditional leader Phathekile Holomisa said the time was near for Mr Mandela, who is also known by his clan name, Madiba.
"Madiba is recovering very well and looks good," Mandla Mandela said in Qunu, a village in the Eastern Cape Province where Mandela was born and spent his early years.
The specific focus is on what took place in Zwelethemba, a township in the West Cape Province, where restorative justice came to the fore with the work of Peace Committees.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa sent a similar cable to President Zuma and another to the Prime Minister of Western Cape Province Helen Zille .
"It appears as if the brakes failed and the driver lost control," said Kenny Africa, the police traffic spokesman for the Western Cape province.
Western Cape Province's arrests increased by nine percent (from 70,588 to 77,069).
Jonathan Jacobs as Sri Lanka's first Honorary Consul for Cape Town with the responsibilities covering the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG (CyHAN)- South African President, Jacob Zuma, is set to officially open the Steve Biko Heritage Centre, in the small town of Ginsbery, outside King Williams Town in the Eastern Cape Province.
It is located on a 600 hectare site close to Upington, in South Africa's Northern Cape Province. It is jointly owned by Abengoa, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) programme.
Originally, South African fur seals come from southern and south-western coast of Africa, from Cape Cross in Namibia and around the Cape of Good Hope, to the Black Rocks of Cape province. Males measure between 1.8 and 2.3 metres in length and weigh between 200-360 kilograms, while adult females measure 1.2 to1.7 metres and weigh between 35 and 110 kilograms.