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Pretorius

1. Andries Wilhelmus Jacobus . 1799--1853, a Boer leader in the Great Trek (1838) to escape British sovereignty; he also led an expedition to the Transvaal (1848). The town Pretoria was named after him
2. his son, Marthinus Wessels . 1819--1901, first president of the South African Republic (1857--71) and of the Orange Free State (1859--63)
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The recognition of that mutual bond is played by Pretorius and Maude with a refreshingly adult approach.
South Africa Twenty20 squad: AB de Villiers (Captain), F Behardien, R Hendricks, I Tahir, D Miller, M Morkel, C Morris, M Mosehle (wkt), W Parnell, D Paterson, A Phehlukwayo, D Pretorius, T Shamsi, JJ Smuts.
Pretorius makes his first start since the loss to Glasgow in September, replacing Tavis Knoyle, while Hewitt returns out wide taking over from centre Adam Warren.
Gold producer Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) revealed on Friday that it has appointed Alwyn Pretorius to lead its Africa business with effect from 28 March 2016.
As Pretorius lay in a crumpled heap at home, he was finally facing up to the warning signs which had flashed soon after his move from Cardiff Blues to Worcester last summer.
Pretorius dui noukeurig aan waar verskeie onlangse romans afwyk van die aanvaarde historiese feite oor die Anglo-Boereoorlog.
I'll be coming if Worcester are in the Championship or the Premiership," Pretorius con-firmed.
Forwards: Andrews (Cardiff Blues), C Mitchell (Exeter), Jones (Ospreys) James (Bath), Jenkins (Toulon), Bevington (Ospreys), Hibbard (Ospreys), Owens (Scarlets), Rees (Scarlets), Jones (Ospreys), Reed (Blues), Evans (Ospreys), King (Ospreys), Coombs (Newport Gwent Dragons), Turnbull (Scarlets), Navidi (Cardiff Blues), Shingler (Scarlets), Tipuric (Ospreys), Warburton (Cardiff Blues, capt) Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons), Pretorius (Cardiff Blues).
Pretorius qualifies on residency for Wales and became available for selection last month.
CARDIFF BLUES 6SCARLETS 9 By PAUL JONES TRY-SHY Cardiff Blues skipper Andries Pretorius admits his side have been cut adrift from the top teams in the RaboDirect Pro12.
Both Advocates Azhar Bham SC and Paul Pretorius SC endorsed the fact that the allegations against Majola were serious and that he had contravened the Companies Act, by failing to carry out his fiduciary duty to disclose to CSA all matters relevant to the said bonuses.
Professor Etheresia (Resia) Pretorius from the Department of Physiology of the Faculty of Health Sciences of South Africa won her award, that carries with it a $20,000 check, and a silver medal, for electron microscopy research into inflammations within the human body.