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cape province

  • n  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
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  • Nelson Mandela Celebrates 95 Years
    Today marks the 95th birthday of former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela. Born in 1918 in Cape Province, South Africa, Mandela went on to found the first African-run law firm in South Africa, head the African National Congress, and become the first black South African to be elected president. He was recognized internationally as the leader of the fight against South Africa's apartheid ...
    July 18, 2013 - Forbes
  • A South African town comes to terms with sexual violence
    Seventeen-year-old Anene Booysen was gang raped and brutalized on a patch of scrubby grass between two newly built RDP [government subsidized] houses, in a bleak, low-income suburb about 3km from central Bredasdorp, a small town in South Africa's Western Cape Province.
    July 15, 2013 - IRIN

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