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Précis of information concerning South Africa, District of Griqualand West

Précis of information concerning South Africa, District of Griqualand West

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Published by Printed at the War Office by Harrison & Sons in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Microfiche. East Ardsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England : EP Microform Ltd., c1978. 1 microfiche.

Statementprepared in the Intelligence Branch of the Quartermaster-General"s Department, Horse Guards, War Office, 1884.
ContributionsGreat Britain. War Office. Intelligence Branch.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 83/124 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p.
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3239910M
LC Control Number83154661

The discussion around the table turned to the matter of using ice to preserve food and why we have difficulty curing bacon in South Africa. Notes from Denmark on Refrigeration. In Denmark at the Østergaard home, we read the book by Edward Smith, Foods, that you are familiar with by now. He lists refrigeration as a major way to preserve food. Restaurants near East Griqualand Museum and Community Tourism Information Centre: ( mi) Loafers Cafe ( mi) Coffeelicious Coffee Shop ( mi) Cassandra's Restaurant ( mi) Rocky Ridge Spur Steak Ranch ( mi) Nando's Kokstad; View all restaurants near East Griqualand Museum and Community Tourism Information Centre on Tripadvisor/5(4). With the discovery of diamonds around in Griqualand, West Transvaal struggled with the Cape and the Free State for land, but to no avail. In , the Transvaal was annexed by the Union of South Africa. Orange Free State. By the beginning of the South African Wars, the Orange Free State was independently ruled by the Boers. Apartheid (South African English: / ə ˈ p ɑːr t eɪ d /; Afrikaans: [aˈpartɦəit], lit. "separateness") was a system of institutionalised racial segregation and discrimination that existed in South Africa from until the early s. Apartheid was characterised by an authoritarian political culture based on baasskap (or white supremacy), which encouraged state repression of Black.

Kimberley is the capital of the Northern Cape Province of South is located approximately km east of the confluence of the Vaal and Orange city has considerable historical significance due to its diamond mining past and the siege during the Second Boer e personalities such as Cecil Rhodes and Barney Barnato made their ñfortunes here, and the roots of the De Country: South Africa.

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Précis of information concerning South Africa, District of Griqualand West Download PDF EPUB FB2

Griqualand West is an area of central South Africa with an area of 40, km² that now forms part of the Northern Cape Province. It was inhabited by the Griqua people - a semi-nomadic, Afrikaans-speaking nation of mixed-race origin, who established several states outside the expanding frontier of the Cape Colony.

It was also inhabited by the pre-existing Tswana and Khoisan peoples. In it was. The page book translates the language of the Hottentots in Namaqualand (German South West Africa) into German.

This facsimile is extremely rare with photocopies of the book being sold for about US$60 - for example: An early Namaqua/German dictionary, almost unobtainable in the original.

pp A photocopy of this sought-after work, neatly bound in somewhat worn cloth-covered boards. A census taken in Griqualand West in revealed that the province had a total of 44, residents, of w were of European descent. Griqualand East InAdam Kok III trekked from the vicinity of Philippolis, where they had lost their lands to the emigrant Boers, to find a new home.

Full text of "The Land Question of Griqualand West: An Inquiry Into the Various Claims to " See other formats.

Disturbances in Griqualand West - - Letters &c by Revds. Brown, Wookey, Mackenzie, and Special Cort.[Correspondent] and article in the "Argus". Letter by Mankaroane, 24th May CWML MSS/ Map of South Africa, Map of South Africa, Map of East Griqualand, Map of East Griqualand, 4.

South African population figures, Abstract in Dutch Curriculum Vitae Description. Map of South Africa showing district boundaries, cities and towns, roads, railways, desert areas, rivers and mountains.

Also shown are Matabeleland, Gasa country under chief Umzila, and Portuguese East Africa., Relief shown by hachures and spot heights., Map folds into an outer : Johnston, T. Carbonic fluid inclusions in Paleoproterozoic carbonate-hosted Zn-Pb deposits in Griqualand West, South Africa June South African Journal of Geology ()Author: Jan Marten Huizenga.

In the shadow of among South Africa's most beautiful mountain scenery, East Griqualand finds itself in in a bit of an odd situation, with some having heard of it and most not.

{51} CHAPTER III Deus Ex Machina No. The arrival of Sir Redvers Buller at Cape Town on Octothe morrow of the battle of Lombard's Kop, encouraged the despondent at home and in Cape Colony.

19 Twenty years previously he had distinguished himself in the command of a Boer contingent which served with the British Army during the Zulu campaign; and it was doubtless from the. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

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Equal Language Rights in Parliament, 25 May Representation of Kimberley in Parliament, 21 June Disannexation of Basutoland. The rock-engravings of Griqualand West & Bechuanaland South Africa, Paperback – January 1, by Maria Wilman (Author)Author: Maria Wilman.

The Griqua jumped at the opportunity and formed what would be called Griqualand West. In the British annexed the entire area between the Orange and Vaal Rivers, which included the Griqualand area, and called it the Orange River Sovereignty with a Magistrate at.

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Stephanus Johannes Paulus "Paul" Kruger (Afrikaans pronunciation: ; 10 October – 14 July ) was a South African was one of the dominant political and military figures in 19th-century South Africa, and President of the South African Republic (or Transvaal) from to Nicknamed Oom Paul ("Uncle Paul"), he came to international prominence as the face of the Boer Preceded by: Triumvirate.

East Griqualand is situated in the south-western corner of KwaZulu-Natal. Set between the mighty Drakensberg Range and Nungi and Ingeli Mountains and criss-crossed by numerous rivers and streams, this is the ideal outdoor destination for those seeking to get away from it all.

Particulars concerning each of the four divisions of Kaffraria follow. Griqualand East (area, sq. m.), so called to distinguish it from Griqualand West, a district north of the Orange River, lies between Basutoland (N.W.), Natal (N.E.), Tembuland (S.W.) and Pondoland (S.E.).

It occupies the southern slopes of the Drakensberg or the fertile. Griqualand East, historical region of South Africa that now lies within interior southwestern KwaZulu/Natal province and adjacent areas of Eastern province. In Adam Kok III, the chief of the Griqua people (a group of mixed white and Khoekhoe ancestry), led his people from what had become the Orange Free State to Griqualand East after many had been forced to sell their lands to white.

Griqualand West Working again from your clickable map, I clicked on Griqualand West and found myself on the page for the Cape Colony.

While this is not entirely incorrect, since the colony of Griqualand West was annexed to the Cape init might be more appropriate to link it to the Diggers Republic and the Klipdrift Republic.

While the authority of the OVS was asserted in both these. $ million. However, between and South Africa registered a healthy and positive trade balance. BANKING AND SECURITIES. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), the central bank of issue, began operations inand in assumed liability for the outstanding notes of the commercial banks.

It is the fourth oldest central bank to have been established outside Europe. Full text of "The diamond diggings of South Africa. A personal and practical account" See other formats. Troops took much of the territory, including Walvis Bay in the north, in In early the South African troops began moving into German South-West Africa.

South African forces quickly moved through the country, but the German fought until cornered in the extreme north-west. The Diamond Fields of South Africa, G.E. Smith, Transactions of the Mining Institute of Scotland, Vol. 6, Pt. 1, pp.(), and A Mining Tour through South Africa, (same journal and author), Vol.

9, pp. (). The author describes the diamond fields in these two articles. Cape of Good Hope (South Africa): Douglas Irrigation Works on Vaal River, Griqualand West. Description of scheme and information regarding the whole works as completed to December,with plan and photographys.

In South Africa the long awaited Spatial Planning and Land Use Management Act (SPLUMA) of came into effect last year. But the City of Johannesburg has not finalised its municipal planning bylaws that would make this new legal framework applicable.

Kimberley is the capital and largest city of the Northern Cape Province of South is located approximately km east of the confluence of the Vaal and Orange city has considerable historical significance due to its diamond mining past and the siege during the Second Boer h businessmen Cecil Rhodes and Barney Barnato made their fortunes in Kimberley, and Rhodes Country: South Africa.

In his History of the War in South Africa, (), Grant also refers to 'watching' the enemy when he wrote:(8) 'As for Scheepers, throughout the month of June (), as in May, he continued to rove the Graaff Reinet district from his haunt in the Koudeveld Bergen, watched only by the weak column of Lieut-Colonel B Doran.

Griqualand East (Afrikaans: Griekwaland-Oos), officially known as New Griqualand (Dutch: Nieuw Griqualand), was one of four short-lived Griqua states in Southern Africa from the early s until the late s and was located between the Umzimkulu and Kinira Rivers, south of the Sotho Kingdom.

Griqualand East's capital, Kokstad, was the final place of settlement for a people who had migrated Capital: Kokstad. East Griqualand Accommodation. If you are looking for East Griqualand holiday accommodation, SafariNow has a selection of Bed and Breakfast, Guest House, Self-catering holiday accommodation in East Griqualand and surrounds.

With 23 listings in East Griqualand, our handy East Griqualand map search and great low prices, it's easy to book the perfect holiday accommodation for your East 3/5(15). Lamziekte is apparently not a new disease in South Africa, as in records of over a century ago reference is made to it.

lYI. Theal, the historiographer of this sub-continent, to whom I applied for information, referred me to Deel III of "Belangrijke Historische Dokumenten over Zuid-Afrika," collected in the Hague and in Berlin. “The Geology of South Africa,” F.H.

Hatch and G.S. Corstorphine, Macmillan Company, London, pp. (). This book contains a chapter on the diamond-bearing volcanic pipes found at several places in South Africa.

The Union of South Africa is the historic predecessor to the present-day Republic of South came into being on 31 May with the unification of four previously separate British colonies: Cape Colony, Natal Colony, Transvaal Colony and Orange River ing World War I, the Union of South Africa was granted the administration of the German South-West Africa colony as a.

The Anglo-Zulu War was fought in between the British Empire and the Zulu ing a campaign by which Lord Carnarvon had successfully brought about federation in Canada, it was thought that similar combined military and political campaigns might succeed with the other African kingdoms, tribal areas and Boer republics in South Africa.

InSir Henry Bartle Frere was sent to. History of South Africa since September /Volume 1. From Wikisource History and Ethnography of Africa south of the Zambesi from the settlement of the Portuguese at Sofala in September to the conquest of the Cape Colony by the British in September Griqualand West toGreat Namaqualand, Damaraland, Transkei, Tembuland.

Travels in South Africa () - Rev John Campbell. The first edition book covers John Campbell's first visit () following the death of the Missionary Society of London's lead man in South Africa. Campbell was sent out to inspect the state of the missions and make recommendations for the future. Filed under: Rule of law -- South Africa.

The Contribution of English Law to South African Law; and the Rule of Law in South Africa (Hamlyn Lectures, #19; London: Stevens and Sons; South Africa: Juta and Co., ), by O. Schreiner (PDF in the UK) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Constitutional law.

Griqualand West, which included the diamond fields, was now incorporated as a portion of Cape Colony. Origin of the Afrikander Bond The Boer War ofwith its disastrous termination, naturally reacted throughout South Africa; and as one of the most important results, in the year the first Afrikander Bond congress was held at Graaff Reinet.

4 E. HOLUB.-On the Central South African Tribes the one which still up to the present time exists (living upon fish and mussels) in the rocks and caves of the Portuguese settlement on the west coast of Africa.

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South Africa’s economic policymakers have to confront the challenge of creating jobs to absorb the unemployed. The census reveals an unemployment rate of 40%, with over million South Africans registered as unemployed.