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  • n. A person from South Africa or of South African descent.
  • adj. Of, from, or pertaining to South Africa, or the South African people.

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  • n. a native or inhabitant of South Africa
  • adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of South Africa or its people


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  • In 2000, the South African government hosted a meeting of major diamond trading and producing countries, diamond industry representatives, and NGOs in Kimberley, South Africa, to launch an international diamond tracking and certification program, which became known as the Kimberley Process.


  • Black South African activists formed the African National Congress ANC in 1912, and alongside dozens of other opposition groups, launched public demonstrations, strikes, and other acts of resistance throughout the period of whites-only government.

    The J Curve

  • In both cases, TCH attempted to wriggle out of the legal action, initially trying in vain to have the case moved to South African courts, where it presumably could have more influence over the outcome.


  • There are ancient methods of releasing consciousness from attachment to the body and methods may be learned from talented out-of-body travelers like Oliver Fox, Sylvan Muldoon, or the South African philosopher-mathematician, J.

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • While the United States was slow to join the international isolation of South Africa, the Treasury Department issued South African Transactions Regulations in 1985, which prohibited loans to South Africa by U.S. financial institutions.

    The J Curve

  • There, a British-owned South African company called Thor Chemicals was importing mercury waste from the United States and Europe, supposedly for reprocessing.


  • The company says more than 20,000 motorcyclists converged on the South African resort town of Margate in late April for the company's annual Africa Bike Week festival, promoting the Harley "lifestyle" and featuring a local bagpipe band, a Pretoria rock band called Black Era and snacks such as grilled springbok.

    U.S. Companies Race to Catch Up in Africa

  • Thor documents, leaked to the South African organization Earthlife Africa, revealed that some workers had mercury concentrations in their urine hundreds of times higher than limits set by the World Health Organization.


  • The surprise was a private plane trip to Cape Town and a visit to a performance ofThe Nutcracker by the South African Royal Ballet.

    Seven Deadly Wonders

  • Sir Laurens van der Post, the South African writer, recounts a story told to him by Carl Jung, in which it was the American philosopher William James and his friend Dr. Hyslop later a colleague of the famous Dr. J. B. Rhine, of the Department of Parapsychology at Duke University who made the pact.



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