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Civic heraldry of South Africa
Abolished 1992 and incorporated into : 1994 Eastern Cape
- Arms: A Bantu shield per saltire Or and Gules, in chief a bull’s head caboshed proper, in base a tree on an island Vert; behind the shield an assegai and knobkerrie in saltire Sabel.
- Crest: Four ivory rings conjoined, standing thereon a blue crane holding in his beak a sprig with nine leaves proper.
- Supporters: Two leopards guardant proper standing on a compartment Vert.
- Motto: SIYAKUNQANDWA ZIINKWENKWEZI (We will be Stopped by the Stars).
The arms were granted on September 8, 1972.
I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !
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