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burst to world-wide prominence at The Open Championship in 1998. He holed a dramatic shot from the rough from about 50 yards for birdie on the 18th hole, to finish in a tie for fourth. He won the silver medal for the low amateur. The following day he turned professional. White settlers in South Africa thought that the Khoi-San natives gabbled nonsense syllables, and so called them "Hottentots (Khoikhoi)." thumb left Australians and New Zealanders at Klerksdorp, 24 March 1901 by Charles Hammond. (Image:Australians and New Zealanders at Klerksdorp 24 March 1901 by Charles Hammond.jpg) British encroachment into areas of South Africa already settled by the Afrikaner (Afrikaners) Boers and the competition for resources and land that developed between them as a result, led to the Second Boer War in 1899. Pre-empting the deployment of British forces, the Afrikaner Republics of the Orange Free State and the Transvaal Republic (South African Republic) under President Paul Kruger declared war on 11 October 1899, striking deep into the British territories of Natal (Colony of Natal) and the Cape Colony. Odgers 1994, pp. 28–31. After the outbreak of war, plans for the dispatch of a combined Australian force were subsequently set aside by the British War Office and each of the six colonial governments sent separate contingents to serve with British formations, with two squadrons each of 125 men from New South Wales and Victoria, and one each from the other colonies. Odgers 1994, p. 32. The first troops arrived three weeks later, with the New South Wales Lancers—who had been training in England before the war, hurriedly diverted to South Africa. On 22 November, the Lancers came under fire for the first time near Belmont (Battle of Belmont (1899)), and they subsequently forced their attackers to withdraw after inflicting significant casualties on them. Odgers 1994, p. 33. Subsequent films have included ''An Inconvenient Truth'', ''American Gun'', ''Fast Food Nation'', and ''The World According to Sesame Street''. ''An Inconvenient Truth'' won two Oscars in 2007 and has been credited with extending the public debate over climate change. Other films in 2007 included ''Charlie Wilson's War'' with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, ''The Kite Runner'' directed by Marc Forster, ''Angels in the Dust'' about an AIDS orphanage in South Africa, ''Darfur Now'' about the genocide in Darfur with Don Cheadle, and ''Jimmy Carter Man from Plains'', a film about Jimmy Carter directed by Academy Award winning director Jonathan Demme. Both civilian and military versions of the Super Frelon were built, with the military variants being the most numerous by far, entering service with the French military as well as being exported to Israel, South Africa, Libya, China and Iraq. Early life Smith was born in London, England and educated at Charterhouse School and St John's College, Cambridge. ''Anglo-African Who's Who'' WikiPedia:South Africa Dmoz:Regional Africa South Africa Commons:Category:South Africa

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