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Masa

 

a people living in the Republic of Cameroon along the banks of the Logone River and in border regions of the Republic of Chad. Population, including related peoples (Musgu, Sigila, Mussoi, Marba, Dari), about 300,000 (1967, estimate). The language of the Masa belongs to the Semito-Hamitic family. The religion of the Masa is Sunni Islam; some Masa retain local traditional beliefs. Occupations are farming, livestock raising, and fishing.

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So as they celebrated another successful year, their achievements can best be summarized by the phrase, MASA Assist - One Brand, One Team, One Dream.
Interviews conducted with five masa producers/sellers at the commercial centre of Modibo Adama University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola showed that the raw materials for production were rice, millet, salt, sugar, baking powder, yeast, trona or kanwa and vegetable oil.
When the girls are finished with all 80 pounds, they bicker about how much masa we are going to set aside for sweet tamales and how many pounds we will use for meat tamales.
Solo 8 pacientes, todos en HD, (18,6%) presentaron una masa grasa inferior a la que le corresponderia para su edad y sexo mientras que 25 (58,1%) tenian exceso de grasa.
Aside from cataloging mountain peaks and the distances between them, Masa helped blaze North Carolina's portion of the 2,178-mile Appalachian Trail.
Basheer commented: "Al Masa ITD will continue to deliver superior services and competitive pricing to complement the top-of-the-line brands of our partner vendors.
Masa International holds the internationally recognised ISO9001: 2000 quality control certification, assuring customers the best possible standard of service at all times.
As you enter the front door of Masa, you'll notice a reproduction of its bento box meal, which suggests that it's advertising itself more as a sit-down, full-service cafe than as a sushi bar.
MASA is an ISO9001 certified and accredited company, as well as being a member of the Federation of Overseas Property Developers.
Masa Obradovic is twelve years old and has grown up in the war-torn region of Belgrade, in the heart of Serbia-Montenegro.
John Perales of Pleasant Hill provides a recipe today for a batch of 50 to 60 husk-wrapped tamales made from masa (corn dough) and a pork filling.
85 million masa flour plant is officially up and running at its Seaforth site in Liverpool, UK, following a grand opening ceremony held on-site recently.