Griqualand East

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Griqualand East

an area of central South Africa: settled in 1861 by Griquas led by Adam Kok III; annexed to the Cape Colony in 1879; part of the Transkei in 1903--94. Chief town: Kokstad. Area: 17 100 sq. km (6602 sq. miles)
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16) In East Griqualand the unrelenting rumours of an imminent African rebellion led to the arrest of a suspected agitator, Andreas Le Fleur, and his committal to trial for sedition.
In some regions, such as East Griqualand, where the disease appeared some time after the effectiveness of this measure had been successfully demonstrated, it nevertheless took a high toll.
The delegation will tomorrow, Wednesday (14 September 2016) undertake oversight visits to Glengrary Primary School, Zwelizima High School, East Griqualand and Usher Memorial Hospital in Kokstad.
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