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city, now part and seat of Makana local municipality, Eastern Cape prov., SE South Africa. It manufactures pottery and is the commercial center for a rich agricultural region. Founded in 1819 as a military post on Xhosa land, the Grahamstown area was the site of repeated conflict in the early 19th cent. Rhodes Univ. (1904), an Anglican cathedral, and the Albany Museum, with collections of prehistoric and natural history materials, are in the city.
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GRAHAMSTOWN, South Africa, September 16 /PRNewswire/ --
Makhaya Ntini, the first black member of South Africa's cricket squad, has had his rape conviction and six-year jail sentence overturned after a high court hearing in Grahamstown, South Africa.
ISADORE KANFER is Professor and Emeritus Dean of Pharmacy, and former Head of Pharmacy and Dean of the Faculty (1999-2007), Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Smith Institute of Ichthyology in Grahamstown, South Africa, says that the fish's fecundity is one of its biggest mysteries.
Named in his honor, The JLB Smith Institute of Ichthyology in Grahamstown, South Africa continues to make stellar contributions to the study of marine, estuarine and freshwater fishes.
Garth Cambray, a 16 year-old from Grahamstown, South Africa, discovered a way to increase food production for a hungry world by using a naturally occurring nutrient.
New material consists of fragments recovered from the Witpoort Formation (Witteberg Group, Cape Supergroup) Waterloo Farm locality near Grahamstown, South Africa.
14] Biomedical Biotechnology Research Unit (BioBRU), Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology & Biotechnology, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa
They need to raise PS2,400 to take part in the National Arts Fringe Festival in Grahamstown, South Africa.
MTN is once again demonstrating its leadership in developing Africa s media through its sponsorship of the Highway Africa conference next week at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa.
Hanne' Snyman, a learner at the Windhoek Afrikaans Privaatskool won two gold medals at the recent SA National Target Archery Championships that were held in Grahamstown, South Africa.
Department of Drama, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa