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Kabwe

9 January 1933 in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia, now Kabwe, Zambia) is a best-selling novelist. His writings include 16th and 17th century tales about the founding of the southern territories of Africa and the subsequent adventures and international intrigues relevant to these settlements. His books often fall into one of three series (book series). These works of fiction draw on history and help to explain the rise and historical influence of the Dutch and English whites in southern Africa that eventually claimed this diamond and gold rich and disputed territory as home. '''Wilbur Addison Smith''' (born 9 January 1933 in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia, now Kabwe, Zambia) is a best-selling novelist. His writings include 16th and 17th century tales about the founding of the southern territories of Africa and the subsequent adventures and international intrigues relevant to these settlements. His books often fall into one of three series (book series). These works of fiction draw on history and help to explain the rise and historical influence of the Dutch and English whites in southern Africa that eventually claimed this diamond and gold rich and disputed territory as home. DATE OF BIRTH 1933-01-09 PLACE OF BIRTH Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia 1 DATE OF DEATH Colonial politics Welensky settled in Broken Hill (Kabwe), Northern Rhodesia and was elected to the Northern Rhodesian Legislative Council in 1938. The Governor prevented Welensky from enlisting in the armed forces in World War II and appointed him Director of Manpower. In 1941 he formed his own party, the Northern Rhodesian Labour Party, with the aim of amalgamating the colony with Southern Rhodesia under a new constitution. Welensky (1964), p. 15 The party won all five seats it contested in its first election. After the leader of the unofficial members in the Legislative Council, Stewart Gore-Browne, resigned in 1945 and stated that Africans had lost confidence in the white settlers (due to the wish for amalgamation), Welensky was elected leader. Welensky (1964), p. 16–17 '''Kafue''' is a town in the Lusaka Province of Zambia on the north bank of the Kafue River, after which it is named. It is the southern gateway to the central Zambian plateau on which Lusaka and the mining towns of Kabwe and the Copperbelt are located. Camerapix: "Spectrum Guide to Zambia." Camerapix International Publishing, Nairobi, 1996. thumb left 250px Ndola Airport (Image:Ndola Airport.jpg) Ndola is on the Zambia Railways line with passenger and freight services running between Kitwe and Livingstone (Livingstone, Zambia) via Kabwe and Lusaka. Freight branch lines run to other Copperbelt towns and from Ndola to Lubumbashi in DR Congo via Sakania. Terracarta International Travel Maps, Vancouver Canada: "Zambia, 2nd edition", 2000 * At a police roadblock near East London (East London, South Africa), two guerrillas and a policeman are killed in a shootout * 2 - 6 July - The African National Congress hold their second national consultative conference in Kabwe, Zambia * 20 July - P. W. Botha declares a state of emergency in 36 magisterial districts. thumb left Replica of the skull (Image:Broken Hill Skull (Replica01).jpg) '''Kabwe skull''' or '''Kabwe cranium''', or '''Broken Hill 1''' is the type specimen. The cranium (Human cranium) was found in an lead and zinc mine in Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia (now Kabwe, Zambia) in 1921 by Tom Zwiglaar, a Swiss miner (Mining). In addition to the cranium, an upper jaw from another individual, a sacrum, a tibia, and two femur fragments were also found. The skull was dubbed '''Rhodesian Man''' at the time of the find, but is now commonly referred to as the '''Broken Hill Skull''' or the '''Kabwe Cranium'''. The line reached Broken Hill (Kabwe) in 1906 and Ndola in the Copperbelt in 1909 (connecting to Sakania in the Congo), some 20 years before the first large-scale copper mines opened there. thumb left Orange-brown '''hopeite''' prisms to 3 mm on a nearly solid matrix of glassy, pastel yellow-green parahopeite (File:Hopeite-Parahopeite-142357.jpg) crystals. Locality: Kabwe Mine (Broken Hill Mine), Kabwe, Central Province (Central Province, Zambia), Zambia. Broken Hill is the type locality (type locality (geology)) for parahopeite.


Brookfield, Wisconsin

City Hall. The Elmbrook Historical Society hosts several events annually celebrating the lives of early Brookfield settlers, including Caroline Ingalls, who was born in the Brookfield area. The city is often visited by fans of her daughter, Laura, author of the Little House on the Prairie book series. Notable people thumb 200px ''Historical Marker noting birthplace of Caroline Ingalls Caroline Quiner "Ma" Ingalls (File:Ma Ingalls Hist Marker 2008-08 006.jpg), mother


Macomb, Illinois

February 2012 * John Mahoney, actor * Ty Margenthaler, assistant coach with the Wisconsin Badgers (Wisconsin Badgers women's basketball) women's basketball team * Kenneth G. McMillan, Illinois State Senator and educator * Red Miller, former head coach of the NFL Denver Broncos and USFL Denver Gold * Michael Norman (Michael Norman (author)), author of the "Haunted" book series * Todd Purdum, correspondent, editor Vanity Fair (magazine


Newtown, Connecticut

, and or attended school in Newtown, CT or one of its communities. Other notable residents (in alphabetical order): * Renata Adler, author * John Ball (John Ball (soccer)), soccer player * William Bayer, novelist * Cyrus Beers, U.S. Representative from New York * Charles Chapman (Charles Chapman (Connecticut)), U.S. Representative from Connecticut * Suzanne Collins, author of the best-selling ''The Hunger Games'' book series * Joanna Cole (Joanna Cole (author)), author


Coconut Grove

has expressed a fondness for the song. *In the film ''Scarface (Scarface (1983 film))'', Manny lives in an upscale home in the Grove. *In the TV series ''Dexter (Dexter (TV series))'', Dexter Morgan, lives in Coconut Grove, based on the book series by Jeff Lindsay (Jeff Lindsay (writer)). *In the video for the song "Careless Whisper" George Michael can be seen looking out at sea from a hotel balcony in Coconut Grove as a seaplane flies by. *In the 1980 song


Kingman, Arizona

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Atlanta metropolitan area

, but otherwise has very little authority beyond this small power of the purse. '''Mega-City One''' is a huge fictional city-state covering much of what is now the Eastern United States in the ''Judge Dredd'' comic book series. The exact boundaries of the city depend on which artist has drawn the story. The city seems to have grown outward from the present-day Northeast megalopolis, extending down to the Atlanta metropolitan area southwards, and the Quebec City


Vyborg

view.ka?kuid 3367804 title 18.D:n Op.käskyt ajalla 28.7.41 – 6.9.41 language Finnish trans_title Operational orders of 18th Division between 28.7.41 – 6.9.41 work War diary collection publisher National Archives Services of Finland pages 184–185 accessdate 23 October 2011 Neither does Finnish chronology of the Continuation War mention fighting at N. Beloostrov on 4–5 September 1941.


Timbuktu

of the World (book series) State of the World : Our Urban Future''. Commons:Category:Timbuktu WikiPedia:Timbuktu


Gaborone

days on either the last week of March or the first week of April. The festival holds outdoor concerts, plays, and films in various venues around the city. “My African Dream” is a performing-arts competition that is held every year at the Gaborone International Convention Center. The show features many kwaito dancers and musicians. The book series, The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, is set in Gaborone. The series is written by Alexander McCall Smith. The books follow Precious Ramotswe, the first female private detective in Botswana, and the mysteries that she solves. Economy thumb left Debswana (File:Debswana HQ.jpg) offices in the downtown area thumb right Southern African Development Community (File:Southern African Development Community Headquarters 20 oct 2009.jpg) headquarters Gaborone is the center of the national economy. The headquarters of important financial institutions such as the Bank of Botswana, Bank Gaborone, BancABC, and the Botswana Stock Exchange are centrally located, as well as the headquarters for Air Botswana, Consumer Watchdog (Consumer Watchdog (Botswana)), Botswana Telecommunications Corporation, and Debswana, the joint diamond mining venture between De Beers and the Botswana government. The Southern African Development Community (SADC) has its headquarters in Gaborone; the organization was formed in 1980 to increase economic cooperation among its members and reduce dependence on South Africa. Several international companies have invested in the city: Hyundai, IBM, Daewoo, Volvo, Owens-Corning, and Siemens. Orapa House, owned by Debswana, is where the diamonds mined from Debswana are sorted and valued. Orapa House, located at the intersection of Khama Crescent and Nelson Mandela Drive, has a unique style of architecture that allows the perfect amount of indirect sunlight to shine through the windows in order to accurately sort diamonds. WikiPedia:Gaborone Dmoz:Regional Africa Botswana Localities Gaborone commons:Gaborone


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