Randfontein


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Randfontein

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa, in Transvaal Province. Population, 46,500 (1969). Randfontein is one of the centers of the Witwatersrand, where uranium is extracted along with gold. Textile goods and equipment are manufactured.

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We will also be officially opening the New Randgate Clinic in Randfontein.
Police confirmed on Saturday that four people, all in a family, were murdered on a farm outside Randfontein, east of Johannesburg.
Twenty-nine years later on 8 July 2007 the Choir was resuscitated to be part of a historic and memorable programme honouring a local, community icon, Milton Oersen who was born in Randfontein (literally 'reef fountain') and was the teacher of Khabi Mngoma and received his Master's degree in Music cum laude from the University of the Western Cape at the age of 82.
There, depleted mines have seen a drift of mining families away from towns like Randfontein, Westonaria and Krugersdorp to mining opportunities further afield: bargains are also to be found in such western Johannesburg suburban clusters as Roodepoort, Constantial Kloof and Florida.
Like Bhala at Randfontein, Lira was an incredibly difficult guy'.
A Parliamentry by-election will be held tomorrow in the Randfontein seat vacated by ex-Information Minister Cornelius Mulder, who, with ex-Presidnet Vorster, was saddled with joint responsiblity for covering up the gross irregularities of the luformation department scandal.
Mini-limpet mines damaged the Rocklands Public Library in Mitchell's Plain on October 20, 1988, and Randfontein Public Library on December 15, 1988 (Morris, 1989/1990, unnumbered).
Their earliest settlement was at Emhlangeni near Randfontein, and their first identifiable chief was Mfana, father of Mhlanga.
14) Porgera Papua New Guinea 12, (12) Randfontein South Africa 13.
Two images stand out: "'Boss Boy,' Battery Reef, Randfontein Estates Gold Mine, 1966" and "Bunks in a compound for black miners, 1965.
The company will sell Orkney shafts 2, 4, 7 and 60% interest in its Randfontein operations to Pamodzi Investment Holdings and U.