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Hastings Kamuzu . 1906--97, Malawi statesman. As first prime minister of Nyasaland (from 1963), he led his country to independence (1964) as Malawi: president (1966--94)

Banda

 

a people living in the Central African Republic (in the region of the Ubangi and Chari interfluve), in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (in the interior regions of the bend of the Ubangi River), and in Cameroon. Their entire population is about 1 million (1967 estimate). The Banda language is in the Central Sudan language group. The majority of the Banda retain their traditional local beliefs; a small number are Christians. Their chief occupations are agriculture (corn, cassava, and taro), and animal husbandry.


Banda

 

an interinsular sea in the Pacific Ocean, between Seram, Selatan Timur, Wetar, and other islands. Area 695,000 sq km. The average depth is 3,064 m and the greatest depth, 7,440 m. The sea currents during February are directed toward the southeast and east; in August, toward the west and northwest. The average annual water temperature is 27° C; the average salinity is 33.0–34.5 parts per thousand. Tides are mixed, attaining 2.4 m in height. Flying fish, shark, tuna, octopus, and other animals live in the Banda Sea. There is a port (the city of Ambon) on the island of Seram.

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Bander, a Saudi national, has over 25 years of vast experience in various leadership positions in retail, pharmaceuticals and FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) sector.
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RIYADH, June 28 (KUNA) -- Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud issued a royal order Saturday relieving Deputy Defense Minister Prince Bander bin Abdulaziz Al Saud from his post.
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RP Fletcher Machine's contour bander incorporates the Nordson PURblue 4, a 2kg melter connected to the Nordson EPC 60 pattern control, and a Nordson EB 60 slot die head.
Director General of Iraq's Civil Aviation, Nasir Hussein Bander, and Deputy Director General of Iraq's Railways signed the two Memos for the Iraqi side and French Minister of Foreign Trade, Nicole Bricq, for the French side, at the presence of Minister of Transport, Hadi al-Amiri.
Both birds were banded in the same location, by the same person, eleven years apart; two geese, two bands, one bander.
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