Uitenhage


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Uitenhage

(yo͞o`tənhāg', oi`tənhä'gə), town, part of Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality, Eastern Cape prov., S South Africa, on the Zwartkops River. It is an industrial center, with large railroad workshops, wool washeries, textile mills, and motor vehicle assembly plants. The town also serves as the commercial center for the surrounding agricultural region. Uitenhage was founded in 1804 and named after Jacob A. Uitenhage de Mist, commissioner-general of the Dutch-held Cape Colony. There is a technical college in the town.
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Volkswagen Group South Africa is located in Uitenhage, an industrial town some 35 km from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.
During the states or emergency and the Boipatong, Uitenhage and King William's Town massacres, Magubane was on the ground.
Their bodies are dwarfed by a portrait of the young Harriet Tubman hanging above them, anchoring a smattering of other objects on the "wall" of the painting: a poster patterned with raised fists, emblazoned with the slogan they will never kill us all, adopted from a demonstration following a police shooting near Uitenhage, South Africa, in 1985; a small kitsch relief portrait from the home of the artist's mother; what appears to be a photograph of Angela Davis but is in fact a work from the Cameroon-born Nigerian photographer Samuel Fosso's series "African Spirits," 2008, in which he impersonates iconic figures from Africa and the diaspora; and finally Henry Weekes's 1 859 marble bust of British Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole, now in the collection of the J.
For example, Volkswagen South Africa, which recently invested $318 million at its Uitenhage plant, said part of its investment plan included the setting up of deployed 14 Fujitsu RX2530 rack servers each running 25 VMware virtual machines.
Auto Business News-October 16, 2017--Audi to investigate options to resume local production at VW's Uitenhage, South Africa plant
The brothers' uncle and their father's youngest brother, Stanley, also served in the Boer War as a captain in the Uitenhage Mounted Volunteers as part of the Zululand flying column and in 1914 joined the Canadian army, as that was where he was living.
Ova of parasites that cause bilharzia were discovered in the urine of a patient from Uitenhage by Dr John Harley in 1864.
The new factory receives part assembled Polos and Vivos from Volkswagen South Africa's (VWSA) Uitenhage assembly plant in the Eastern Cape for final assembly.
DA candidate Athol Trollip, a white ex-farmer, is likely to become mayor of the Nelson Mandela Bay municipality which comprises the city of Port Elizabeth, the nearby towns of Uitenhage and Despatch and the surrounding rural area.
(1990) 'The shooting at Uitenhage, South Africa, 1985: the context and interpretation of violence', American Ethnologist 17 (2): 217-36.
His wife, Jayde, a teacher at Riebeek College Girls' High School in Uitenhage, was abducted by two men from outside her home at about 6.30am on April 21 while she was waiting for a lift.