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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Action Plan on Agriculture Cooperation between Republic of South Africa and the People's Republic of China (2014-2016).
Al- Marzouq added : "The republic of South Africa is seen as one of the most significant countries that are transforming issuing conventional bonds into sukuk as sharia-compliant alternative that contributes to diversifying financing resources at the level of the African continent, given the position occupied by the South African economy and the good relationships with adjacent countries.
The Republic of South Africa, where many industrial companies with significant cooling needs are located, is the logical next step for our alliance.
During the meeting, they reviewed the relations between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of South Africa and means of enhancing them in all fields.
After a three-day visit to the Republic of South Africa, as President of the SADC Parliamentary Forum (FP-SADC), Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos returned to Luanda this afternoon.
Cyril Ramaphosa on his election today as the President of the Republic of South Africa.
Mamabolo has served since 2013 until his appointment as Permanent Representative of the Republic of South Africa to the UN.
Under the terms of the deal, the company has acquired the right to develop the prospecting rights comprising of the farms De Roodepoort 435 (excluding Portion 3), and Portion 3 of the farm De Roodepoort 435, situated in the Magisterial District of Ermelo, Mpumalanga Province, Republic of South Africa, measuring circa 3,258 hectares.
Solly Zacharia Shoke, Chief of the National Defence Force in the Republic of South Africa and his accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Sultanate.
The payment obligations associated with these certificates are ultimate obligations of the Republic of South Africa.
Zuma on his re-election as the President of the Republic of South Africa.
Johannesburg, March 1 -- Relations between Sri Lanka and South Africa have been further strengthened with the signing of the Air Services Agreement between the Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and the Government of Republic of South Africa on 21 st February, 2014 at an official ceremony held in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of the Republic of South Africa in Pretoria.