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to Nigeria, where the Nigerian government provided houses for him and his entourage in Calabar. There is also pop music in Zimbabwe that incorporates their indigenous instruments. Although the mbira is traditionally played as ceremonial music to call spirits, there are many who play it in world-fusion music and get successful radio play and album sales in Zimbabwe and other countries in Africa. For example, mbira player Chris Berry with his band Panjea (Panjea (band)) have reached platinum record sales in Zimbabwe and Mozambique, playing a style of music based on traditional mbira rhythms and melodies, but incorporating various other instruments and styles (like hip-hop and dancehall). The fleet had two divisions. The first division was composed of nine ''naus'' (carracks) and two round caravels, and was headed to Calicut (today more often known as Kozhikode) in India with the goal of establishing trade relations and a factory (trading post). The second division, consisting of one ''nau'' and one round caravel, set sail for the port of Sofala in what is today Mozambique.


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with the European Community work AUC News publisher African Union Commission issue 16 date February 2007 page 3 He was, until his election, the Senior Presidential Advisor to the President of Rwanda on the Great Lakes Region (Africa Great Lakes). *1969: PDSS units were formed in the Soviet Pacific, Baltic and Northern fleets


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into the tree's roots. location Chennai, India The CrocBank serves as a consultant on reptile management and conservation issues by a wide range of organisations including Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Wide Fund for Nature, IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature), National Geographic Society and the governments of India, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bhutan, Brunei, Sri Lanka and Nepal. '''''Impatiens walleriana''''' Hook.f. (Joseph Dalton Hooker) (syn. (Synonymy) ''Impatiens sultanii'' Hook.f.) also known as '''Busy Lizzy''', '''Balsam''' or simply '''''Impatiens''''', is native to eastern Africa from Kenya to Mozambique. It is a herbaceous perennial plant growing to 15–60 cm tall, with broad lanceolate leaves (leaf) 3–12 cm long and 2–5 cm broad. Leaves are mostly alternate (Phyllotaxis), although they may be opposite (Phyllotaxis) near the top of the plant. The flowers are profusely borne, 2–5 cm diameter, with five petals and a 1 cm spur. The seedpod explodes when ripe in the same manner as other ''Impatiens'' species, an evolutionary adaptation for seed dispersal (Biological dispersal). This led to the disintegration of the Ndwandwe nation as Zwide's generals and sons led sections of the Ndwandwe northwards. One such group, under Soshangane, formed the Gaza Empire in present-day central Mozambique while another, under Zwangendaba, established rule as the waNgoni in present day Malawi. Others established themselves as chiefs of note in Swaziland and Zambia to create a Ndwandwe legacy of enduring power that is scattered across Southern Africa. nativename કચ્છી کچھی ''Kachhi'' states Pakistan, India, Trinidad And Tobago, UK (United Kingdom), USA (United States), Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Portugal, UAE, Kenya, Tanzania ( Some Parts Of Guyana) and others. speakers 1,866,000 The final Artillerie Inrichtingen design is known as the ''Portuguese'' model AR-10. This final version incorporated all that had been learned to date about the AR-10, including infantry service rifle and field test reports. In addition to a heavier barrel with chrome-lined chamber, optional bipod, and the removable plastic metal handguards of the Transitional model, the Portuguese variant had wider bolt lugs, a stronger extractor, a new simplified three-position gas regulator, and a cocking handle featuring a forward bolt assist. Pikula, Sam (Major), ''The ArmaLite AR-10'', pp. 76-78 It is believed that approximately 4-5,000 Portuguese variants were produced; nearly all of them were sold to the Portuguese National Defense Ministry by the Brussels -based arms dealer SIDEM International in 1960. The AR-10 was officially adopted by Portuguese Hunter paratroop (''Caçadores páraquedista'') battalions, and the rifle saw considerable combat service in Portugal's counter-insurgency campaigns (Portuguese Colonial Wars) in Angola and Mozambique. Afonso, Aniceto and Gomes, Carlos de Matos, ''Guerra Colonial'' (2000), ISBN 972-46-1192-2, pp. 183-184 In U.S. Army tests at Aberdeen Proving Ground in November 1960, and later in Portuguese service, the AR-10 gained a reputation for accuracy United States Army Ordnance Department, Aberdeen Proving Ground, ''A Test of Rifle, Caliber 7.62mm, AR-10, Report No. DPS-101'' (November 1960): At Aberdeen, the AR-10 test rifles used in the accuracy test averaged 10-shot groups of 2.0 inches at 100 yards. (some rifles would group into 25 mm (1 inch) at 100 meters with service ammunition). Portuguese paratroopers found the AR-10 to be not only accurate but reliable in combat, despite rugged service conditions in African jungle and savannah. Pikula, Sam (Major), ''The ArmaLite AR-10'', p. 70-71,79-80 A few Portuguese and Sudanese model AR-10s found their way by various means to nearby African countries; in Chad, the AR-10 was much appreciated by members of the French Foreign Legion. As one police instructor in the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo) stated, "It was a good combat weapon that never failed me; a bit too long (but not as bad as the FAL or M-14) for house-to-house work or really heavy brush, but great for 400-800 meters, in the flats - and really nice on the body, after wandering around 12-14 hours looking for bad guys." Connors, Harry (Major), ''The AR-10er'', Carabillo Publications, 1 April 1984 1915 * '''November''' 1543 troops arrive in Mozambique, commanded by Moura Mendes. This 2ª force was to recapture the Kionga Triangle from the Germans. * '''November 5''' Portuguese command assumed the responsibility for its sector in the front. Until this date, it had been under the command of General Henry Horne (Henry Horne, 1st Baron Horne)'s British First Army. * '''Late 1917''' In Portuguese East Africa (Mozambique), German officer Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck (Paul Emil von Lettow-Vorbeck), after a series of long running battles with numerically superior British forces, entered the colony from nearby German East Africa. * '''December 12''' 2 German U-boats, SM U-156 and SM U-157 (captaining by Max Valentiner) again bombarded Funchal, Madeira. This time the attack lasted around 30 min. Forty, 4.7 inch and 5.9 inch shells were fired. There were 3 fatalities and 17 wounded, In addition, a number of houses and Santa Clara church were hit. Expeditions He has undertaken major expeditions to Malaysian Borneo and Brunei (1988), Nigeria (1990), Brazil and Costa Rica (1991), Malaysian Borneo (1995–1996), India (1999), Guyana (1999), India (2000), Malaysia, Thailand, India and South Africa (2001), Ecuador, Panama and Mongolia (2002), Malaysia (2003 and 2004), Peru and Antarctica (2005), ''The Linnaeus Expedition'' to seven continents (2006 and 2007), Iceland (2007) and Indonesia, Malaysia (2007 and 2008), Brazil, Ecuador, Argentina, Chile and Australia (2008), Italy, Germany and Kenya (2009), Malaysia, Rwanda, Congo DRC, Mozambique, Botswana, South Africa and Raja Ampat New Guinea (2010), People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Fiji, Italy and Svalbard (2011). Slavery in Somalia The Bantu (also called ''Wagosha'') are an ethnic minority group in Somalia. Bantu - People They are the descendants of people from various Bantu (Bantu peoples) ethnic groups originating in what are modern-day Tanzania, Malawi and Mozambique who were sold into slavery as part of the recent Arab slave trade. The number of Bantu inhabitants in Somalia before the civil war (Somali Civil War) is thought to have been about 80,000 (1970 estimate), with most concentrated between the Juba (Jubba River) and Shabelle (Shebelle River) rivers in the south. Encyclopædia Britannica, ''Encyclopædia Britannica, v.20'', (Encyclopædia Britannica, inc.: 1970), p.897 However, recent estimates place the figure as high as 900,000 persons. Tanzania accepts Somali Bantus Contrary to the Somali (Somali people)s, who are for the most part nomadic herders, the Bantu are mainly sedentary farmers. Bantus are also ethnically, physically, and culturally distinct from Somalis, and have remained marginalized ever since their arrival in Somalia. L. Randol Barker et al., ''Principles of Ambulatory Medicine'', 7 edition, (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: 2006), p.633 During the recent civil war (Somali Civil War) in Somalia, many Bantu were evicted from their farms by various armed factions of Somali clans. Africa's Lost Tribe Discovers American Way thumb A Somali Bantu Bantu (File:Servant or slave woman in Mogadishu.jpg) slave woman in Mogadishu (1882–1883). thumb right 175px Location of Ruvuma Region in Tanzania (Image:Tanzania Ruvuma location map.svg) '''Ruvuma''' is a region in Tanzania. It is named after the Ruvuma River which forms most of its southern boundary with Mozambique. It is also bordered to the North by the Morogoro Region, to the Northeast by the Lindi Region, to the East by the Mtwara Region and to the Northwest by the Iringa Region. Ruvuma has a lot of tribes, such as the Mpoto. The capital is Songea.


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the Portuguese real. So far, the CNIS appears to have concentrated its international outreach within the continent of Africa. They have implemented surgical skills training courses in Addis Ababa, Jimma, Gondor, Mekele, and Hawassa in Ethiopia; Blantyre and Lilongwe in Malawi; Bamako, Mali; Maputo in Mozambique; Butare in Rwanda; Dar es Salaam and Moshi in Tanzania; and Mbarara and Gulu in Uganda. The CNIS has begun obstetrical skills training programs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Kampala, Uganda. They initiated injury control center work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and Kampala, Uganda. Derick Odembo of Kenya and Mozambique agreed that it was still difficult to migrate. Dwayne from South Africa claimed his grandmother had learnt to use Firefox (the web browser) and she was a hundred years old! *February 20–24: CONCACAF Gold Cup 2005 Caribbean Preliminary Competition – Winners: Cuba (Cuba national football team), Jamaica (Jamaica national football team) and Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national football team) (Participating Countries: Barbados (Barbados national football team), Cuba (Cuba national football team), Jamaica (Jamaica national football team) and Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad and Tobago national football team)) *February 26 – August 14: Cosafa Castle Cup 2005 (Participating Countries: Group A: South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar and Seychelles Group B: Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and Zimbabwe Group C: Lesotho, Malawi, Swaziland and Zambia) *March 5–13: East Asian Football Championships 2005 Preliminary Competition – Winner: North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) (Participating Countries: North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), Hong Kong (Hong Kong, China), Chinese Taipei, Mongolia and Guam) * A roof at a marketplace in Moscow collapses under heavy snow at approximately


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Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south. The country's eastern border lies on the Indian Ocean. * Eastern-most point (mainland) - unnamed headland immediately east of the town of Mwambo, Mtwara Region * Southern-most point - unnamed location on the border with Mozambique in the Ravuma river, Ruvuma Region * Western-most point - unnamed headland immediately west of Ujiji, Kigoma Region There are no paved

links from the capital to the south-eastern, western, central and northern regions. Most of the roads between these areas are dirt tracks, with a few improved gravel sections. Within each area there are paved roads isolated from the rest of the paved network. The situation is: *South-east regions: paved highways link Mtwara, Lindi, Masasi and Masuguru on the Mozambique border, but the only road link to the rest of the country is impassable after rain. A paved link is proposed from

ethnic group in northern Mozambique, and also have a large population across the border in the Masasi District of Mtwara Region in southern Tanzania. They live in the region to the north of the Zambezi River. The total Makua population is estimated to be 1,160,000, with 800,000 living in Mozambique (as of 1997) and 360,000 in Tanzania (as of 1993).is the creator god of the Benue–Congo -speaking Makua


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and then more political; he became heavily involved with progressive causes. His growing political concerns were first hinted at in three discs: ''Humans,'' ''Inner City Front,'' and ''The Trouble with Normal.'' These concerns became more evident in 1984, with Cockburn's second US radio hit, "If I Had a Rocket Launcher" (No. 88 in the US) from the ''Stealing Fire'' album. He had written the song a year earlier, following a visit to Guatemalan refugee camps in Mexico


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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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season in the US series to feature the Yield. To date, this is also the last season that did not start or finish in Los Angeles. *Ushuaia (Martial Glacier) * Many white people have migrated to South Africa


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-Marxist sides, with Cuba and Mozambique supporting the Marxist faction while South Africa and Zaire support the anti-Marxists. ** Ethiopian Civil War (1974–1991) * November 24 – In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 9 members of the Milwaukee Police Department are killed by a bomb, the most fatal single event in U.S. police history until the September 11, 2001 attacks. * November 25 – WWI:German forces defeat Portuguese army of about 1200

Mozambique

'''Mozambique''' ( ), is a country in Southeast Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east, Tanzania to the north, Malawi and Zambia to the northwest, Zimbabwe to the west, and Swaziland and South Africa to the southwest. It is separated from Madagascar by the Mozambique Channel to the east. The capital and largest city is Maputo (previously called Lourenço Marques (Maputo) before independence).

Between the 1st and 5th centuries AD, Bantu (Bantu languages)-speaking peoples migrated from farther north and west. Swahili, and later also Arab, commercial ports existed along the coasts until the arrival of Europeans. The area was explored by Vasco da Gama in 1498 and colonized by Portugal from 1505. After over four centuries of Portuguese rule, Mozambique gained independence (Mozambican War of Independence) in 1975, becoming the People's Republic of Mozambique shortly thereafter. After only two years of independence, the country descended into an intense and protracted civil war (Mozambican Civil War) lasting from 1977 to 1992. In 1994, Mozambique held its first multiparty elections and has remained a relatively stable presidential republic since.

Mozambique is endowed with rich and extensive natural resources. The country's economy is based largely on agriculture, but industry, mainly food and beverages, chemical manufacturing, aluminium and petroleum production, is growing. The country's tourism sector is also growing. South Africa is Mozambique's main trading partner and source of foreign direct investment. Portugal, Brazil, Spain and Belgium are also among the country's most important economic partners. Since 2001, Mozambique's annual average GDP growth has been among the world's highest. However, the country ranks among the lowest in GDP per capita (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita), human development (List of countries by Human Development Index), measures of inequality (List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI), and average life expectancy.

The only official language of Mozambique is Portuguese, which is spoken mostly as a second language by about half of the population. Common native languages include Swahili (Swahili language), Makhuwa (Makhuwa language) and Sena (Sena language). The country's population of around 24 million is composed overwhelmingly of Bantu people (Bantu peoples). The largest religion in Mozambique is Christianity, with significant minorities following Islam and African traditional religions. Mozambique is a member of the African Union, the Commonwealth of Nations, the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, the Latin Union, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Southern African Development Community, and an observer at La Francophonie (Organisation internationale de la Francophonie).

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