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Jinja, Uganda

, Uganda's second city and home to a burgeoning military. There were similar mutinies in two other eastern African states; all three countries requested the support of troops from the British military. Before they arrived, however, Obote sent his defence minister Felix Onama to negotiate with the mutineers. Onama was held hostage, and agreed to many demands, including significant pay increases for the army, and the rapid promotion of many officers, including the future president Idi Amin. ref


Greater St. Louis

. Louis tornado tornado on Good Friday caused widespread damage across a 22-mile track in northern St. Louis metropolitan area (Greater St. Louis); including significant damage to Lambert International Airport, causing a complete shutdown for over 24 hours, but no deaths. Prior to that event, a F4 tornado also struck the northern metro, and killed three in January 1967. Another F4 tornado struck the Granite City and Edwardsville, Illinois area in April 1981. Violent (F4-F5) Tornadoes in the NWS St. Louis County Warning Area '''WXOS''' (101.1 FM (FM broadcasting)) is a commercial radio station located in Creve Coeur, Missouri, broadcasting to the Greater St. Louis area. WXOS previously aired a hot AC (hot adult contemporary) rhythmic contemporary music format (as "MOViN 101.1"), but on October 10, 2008, it switched to an all Christmas music station (becoming the second after WRHS (WRHS (FM)) for 2008 (2008 in radio) for the United States) as a prelude to transitioning to all-sports (sports radio) on January 1, 2009. 14 St. Louis, Missouri (Greater St. Louis) (MO (Missouri)-IL (Illinois)) MSA 516,446 18.4


Swedish Pomerania

, including both the old United Provinces (Dutch Republic) and the formerly Austrian-ruled territories in the Southern Netherlands. There were other, less important territorial adjustments, including significant territorial gains for the German Kingdoms of Hanover (Kingdom of Hanover) (which gained East Frisia from Prussia and various other territories in Northwest Germany) and Bavaria (Kingdom of Bavaria) (which gained the Rhenish Palatinate and territories in Franconia). The Duchy


Topeka, Kansas

Coventry, England, United Kingdom Research on leisure and hospitality situates Omaha in the same tier for tourists as the neighboring cities of Topeka, Kansas, Kansas City, Missouri, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Denver, Colorado. Goss and Associates. (2007) ''The Economic Impact of Nonprofit Performing Arts on the City of Omaha''. Hollard Foundation. p. 14. Retrieved 5 2 08. A recent study found that investment of $1 million in cultural tourism generated approximately $83,000 in state and local taxes, and provided support for hundreds of jobs for the metropolitan area, which in turn led to additional tax revenue for government. Thompson, J. (2007)


Republic of the Congo

Republic of the Congo , Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It also occurs in protected areas and areas with low to moderate levels of settlement, including significant populations on private land in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. In Republic of Congo, it formerly occurred locally in the savannahs of southern Congo, but it is doubted to be extinct there by now. It's presence is doubted in Lesotho. Major populations occur in areas such as Selous National Park (Tanzania), Kafue National Park (Zambia), Nyika National Park (Malawi), Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique), Okavango National Park (Botswana) and Kruger National Park and Eastern Shores (South Africa). - align center August 15 bgcolor #DDFFDD The '''Republic of the Congo''' (Congo-Brazzaville) gains independence from the French Republic. Brazzaville is the capital. - The Upper Guinean forests extend from Sierra Leone and Guinea in the west through Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, and Ghana to Togo in the east. The Lower Guinean forests extend east from Benin through Nigeria and Cameroon. The Lower Guinean forests also extend south past the Sanaga River, the southern boundary of the hotspot, into southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Cabinda (Cabinda (province)), and Democratic Republic of the Congo. * The Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies between the Congolian forests of Central Africa and the East Sudanian savanna. It extends from the Cameroon Highlands in the west to the East African Rift in the east, encompassing portions of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and southwestern Sudan. * The Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies southwest of the Congolian forest belt, covering portions of southern Gabon, southern Republic of the Congo, western Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Angola. * The Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies east of the Western Congolian forest savanna mosaic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, separating the Congolian forests to the north from the Miombo woodlands to the south. - Aka (Aka people) Nilo-Saharan, Pygmy Aka (Aka language) Central Northern Western Central African Republic, Northwest Congo (Republic of the Congo) The Aka are one of three groups of pygmies (pygmy), collectively called BaMbuti, of the Ituri Rainforest - - Efé Nilo-Saharan, Pygmy Efe (Efe language) Central Northern Ituri Rainforest of Congo (Republic of the Congo) The Efe are one of three groups of pygmies (pygmy), collectively called BaMbuti, of the Ituri Rainforest - - Sua (Sua (people)) Nilo-Saharan, Pygmy Sua (Sua language) Central Northern Ituri Rainforest of Congo (Republic of the Congo) The Sua are one of three groups of pygmies (pygmy), collectively called BaMbuti, of the Ituri Rainforest - - Baka (Baka (Cameroon and Gabon)) Ubangi (Ubangi languages) Baka (Baka language) West Central Southeastern Cameroon, Northern Congo (Republic of the Congo), Northern Gabon 0.3-0.4 The Baka are also known as '''Bebayaka''', '''Bebayaga''', or '''Bibaya''', or (along with the other Mbenga peoples) the derogatory '''Babinga'''. - * Angola: Cabinda (Cabinda Province) is bounded by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Republic of the Congo, and the Atlantic Ocean. * Argentina: The eastern part of Tierra del Fuego island, which is part of Tierra del Fuego (Tierra del Fuego Province (Argentina)) province, is bounded by Chile, the Beagle Channel and the Atlantic Ocean. Thomas Breuer, of the WCS operating in the Republic of the Congo (w:Republic of the Congo), called the discovery "truly astounding" and added that it was "quite surprising to me and my team to make this observation". Only wild chimps (w:chimps), orangutans (w:orangutans), and captive gorillas were previously known to use tools, meaning that now all of the four great apes (w:great ape) were oberserved using tools, suggesting that the usage of tools might predate the evolution of modern humans.


Swaziland

, and Zimbabwe. It also occurs in protected areas and areas with low to moderate levels of settlement, including significant populations on private land in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. In Republic of Congo, it formerly occurred locally in the savannahs of southern Congo, but it is doubted to be extinct there by now. It's presence is doubted in Lesotho. Major populations occur in areas such as Selous National Park (Tanzania), Kafue National Park (Zambia), Nyika National Park (Malawi), Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique), Okavango National Park (Botswana) and Kruger National Park and Eastern Shores (South Africa). The '''National Football Association of Swaziland''' (NFAS) is the governing body of football (Football_(soccer)) in Swaziland. It was founded in 1968, and affiliated to FIFA in 1978 and to CAF (Confederation of African Football) in 1976. It organizes the national football league and the national team (Swaziland national football team). Africa The reigning dynasties of Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal and Transkei are related in the following fashion: Nelson Mandela belongs to a cadet branch of the Thembu dynasty, which reigns in the Transkeian Territories (Transkei) of South Africa's Cape Province. Commons:Category:Swaziland WikiPedia:Swaziland Dmoz:Regional Africa Swaziland


Aleppo

and even other parts of Greece where some of the cousins may still share the family name but follow a different religion. WikiPedia:Aleppo commons:Aleppo


Malawi

; pastures, woodlands and valleys. It is native to Angola, Botswana, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It also occurs in protected areas and areas with low to moderate levels of settlement, including significant populations on private land in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. In Republic of Congo, it formerly occurred locally in the savannahs of southern Congo, but it is doubted to be extinct there by now. It's presence is doubted in Lesotho. Major populations occur in areas such as Selous National Park (Tanzania), Kafue National Park (Zambia), Nyika National Park (Malawi), Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique), Okavango National Park (Botswana) and Kruger National Park and Eastern Shores (South Africa). - align center July 6 bgcolor #DDFFDD Malawi becomes the '''Republic of Malawi'''. Lilongwe remains the capital. - - align center July 6 bgcolor #DDFFDD '''Malawi''' gains independence from the United Kingdom. Lilongwe is the capital. - thumb left Ngbaka languages Ngbaka-speaking (File:Banziris, Joueurs de ballonphon - Société de Géographie (1907).jpg) Gbanzili men of the rainforest play xylophones with calabash resonators, 1907. Drums (''ngoma (ngoma drums)'', ''ng’oma'' or ''ingoma'') are much used: particularly large ones have been developed among the court musicians of East African kings. The term ''ngoma'' is applied to rhythm and dance styles as well as the drums themselves. as among the East Kenyan Akamba (Kamba people), the Buganda of Uganda, Turino, pgs. 179, 182; Sandahl, Sten, "Exiles and Traditions" in the ''Rough Guide to World Music'', pgs. 698 - 701; Koetting, James T., "Africa Ghana" in ''Worlds of Music'', pgs. 67 - 105; World Music Central Commons:Category:Malawi WikiPedia:Malawi Dmoz:Regional Africa Malawi


Gabon

s, pastures, woodlands and valleys. It is native to Angola, Botswana, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. It also occurs in protected areas and areas with low to moderate levels of settlement, including significant populations on private land in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. In Republic of Congo, it formerly occurred locally in the savannahs of southern Congo, but it is doubted to be extinct there by now. It's presence is doubted in Lesotho. Major populations occur in areas such as Selous National Park (Tanzania), Kafue National Park (Zambia), Nyika National Park (Malawi), Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique), Okavango National Park (Botswana) and Kruger National Park and Eastern Shores (South Africa). - align center August 17 bgcolor #DDFFDD The '''Gabonese Republic''' (Gabon) gains independence from the French Republic. Libreville is the capital. - - bgcolor #DDFFDD The French Republic creates '''French Equatorial Africa''' from its colonies of Gabon, Middle Congo, and Oubangui-Chari. Libreville and Bangui yield to Brazzaville as the capital. - align center 1906 bgcolor #DDFFDD The French Republic divides its colony of French Congo into the colonies of '''Gabon''' and '''Middle Congo'''. Libreville remains the capital of Gabon. Brazzaville becomes the capital of Middle Congo. - The Upper Guinean forests extend from Sierra Leone and Guinea in the west through Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, and Ghana to Togo in the east. The Lower Guinean forests extend east from Benin through Nigeria and Cameroon. The Lower Guinean forests also extend south past the Sanaga River, the southern boundary of the hotspot, into southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Cabinda (Cabinda (province)), and Democratic Republic of the Congo. The '''Fédération Gabonaise de Football''' (FEGAFOOT) is the governing body of football (Football_(soccer)) in Gabon. It was founded in 1962, affiliated to FIFA in 1963 and to CAF (Confederation of African Football) in 1967. It organizes the national football league and the national team (Gabon national football team). * The Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies between the Congolian forests of Central Africa and the East Sudanian savanna. It extends from the Cameroon Highlands in the west to the East African Rift in the east, encompassing portions of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and southwestern Sudan. * The Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies southwest of the Congolian forest belt, covering portions of southern Gabon, southern Republic of the Congo, western Democratic Republic of the Congo, and northwestern Angola. * The Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic lies east of the Western Congolian forest savanna mosaic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, separating the Congolian forests to the north from the Miombo woodlands to the south. * The Pygmy peoples have high levels of genetic diversity, Commons:Category:Gabon WikiPedia:Gabon Dmoz:Regional Africa Gabon


Mozambique

with low to moderate levels of settlement, including significant populations on private land in Zimbabwe, South Africa and Namibia. In Republic of Congo, it formerly occurred locally in the savannahs of southern Congo, but it is doubted to be extinct there by now. It's presence is doubted in Lesotho. Major populations occur in areas such as Selous National Park (Tanzania), Kafue National Park (Zambia), Nyika National Park (Malawi), Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique), Okavango National Park (Botswana) and Kruger National Park and Eastern Shores (South Africa). The '''Federação Moçambicana de Futebol''' (


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