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29 South Africa

Johann Scholtz and Dawid de Villiers.

in Set-Off Law and Practice

February 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Law. 18 pages. 8691 words.

This chapter discusses the principle of set-off in South Africa in relation to common law and legislation, both outside and within the context of insolvency. It considers set-off between...

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South Africa

Bernard Magubane.

in The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 1447 words.

In 1910 South Africa was constituted as a White Dominion in the British Empire. The South African state reflected the

South Africa

Edited by Stanley N. Katz.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 21 words.

[This entry contains two subentries, an overview of South African law and discussion of Indian law in South Africa.]

South Africa

Peter Stalker.

in A Guide to Countries of the World

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Geography. 885 words.

South Africa has healed the wounds of apartheid but still suffers from serious violence

South Africa has narrow coastal plains

South Africa

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 124 words.

Union of South Africa

The Republic of South Africa since 1961. The Afrikaans name is Suid-Afrika. The Dutch established

South Africa

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 133 words.

The Republic of South Africa (Afrikaans: Republiek van Suid-Afrika; Ndebele: iRiphabliki yeSewula Afrika) since 1961. South Africa has eleven

South Africa

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World

March 2009; p ublished online November 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Society and Culture; Islam.

Islam is a minority religion in South Africa. Muslims, numbering 654,064, made up just 1.5 percent of South Africa's population

South Africa

Osita Okagbue.

in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 1264 words.

Like most other African countries with a colonial history, South Africa is made up of different ethnic groups and cultures.

South Africa

Alonford James Robinson.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 7481 words.

On May 9 1994, longtime antiapartheid activist Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela marked his election as president of South Africa with a

South Africanism

Edited by Tom McArthur.

in Concise Oxford Companion to the English Language

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 53 words.

A word or other expression that occurs in or is typical of the English of South Africa, such as the

South Africa

Alonford James Robinson.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 7584 words.

On May 9 1994, longtime antiapartheid activist Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela marked his election as president of South Africa with

South Africa

Penelope E. Andrews.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 7734 words.

This entry addresses the South African legal system, covering both the apartheid era as well as the emergence of the

South Africa

in Oxford Reader's Companion to Trollope

January 1999; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century). 1429 words.

Trollope's decision to go to South Africa was precipitated by the entry of Sir Theophilus Shepstone into Pretoria, capital

South Africa

Andrée Grau, Adrienne Sichel, Marina Grut, Jonathan Hurwitz and Adrienne Sichel.

in The International Encyclopedia of Dance

January 1998; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance. 9153 words.

[This entry comprises three articles on dance in the Republic of South Africa: Indigenous Dance Ballet Contemporary Theatrical Dance

South Africa

in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 1574 words.

Modern South African politics is organized around liberal democratic institutions. Sophisticated political parties compete in properly administered elections. A bill

South Africa

in The Oxford Companion to International Relations

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 1498 words.

Modern South African politics is organized around liberal democratic institutions. Sophisticated political parties compete in properly administered elections. A Bill

South Africa

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 1544 words.

The Republic of South Africa is geologically very ancient, with few deposits less than 600 million years old. The country

South Africa

Cedric de Coning and Walter Lotze.

in Providing Peacekeepers

February 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8693 words.

This chapter analyses the key factors shaping South Africa’s military contribution to international peace operations over the past decade with particular focus on its participation in...

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South Africa

Vipin Narang.

in Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era

May 2014; p ublished online October 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6521 words.

This chapter traces South Africa's nuclear posture—how it intended to operationalize and use its six nuclear devices—and explores the sources of that particular strategy. Since 1978, in a...

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South Africa

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 3390 words.

As a nation South Africa was born on 31 May 1910, when four British colonies—the Cape Colony, Natal, the