Moçâmedes

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Moçâmedes

 

a city in Angola; administrative center of the province of Mocámedes. Population, 10, 000 (1967). It is a port on the Atlantic. The cargo turnover was 5.7 million tons in 1971. Iron ore from the Cassinga deposits is exported from the new deep-water port constructed 10 km north of Mocámedes’ old commercial port. There is a railroad station. The city is a center for the fishing and fish-processing industries (fish drying and canning, the production of fish oil and fish meal). There are also saltworks. Small wooden boats are built. The city has an airport.

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Durante o periodo estudado, a maior parte das publicacoes era dada a estampa em Luanda, mas Castro Lopo enumera ainda as publicacoes sediadas por todo o pais: Mocamedes, Novo Redondo, Benguela, Malange, Dalatando, Sa da Bandeira (Lubango), Silva Porto (Bie), Santo Antonio do Zaire, Lobito, Nova Lisboa (Huambo) e ainda da Missao Catolica do Bailundo.
At an event chaired by the Minister of Transport, Augusto da Silva Tomas, the managing board of Mocamedes Railways (CFM) in Huila province has received 6 new locomotives and a composition of 41 first, second and third-class carriages, through the National Institute of Angola Railways (Infa).
Sunderland on Film is a portrait of the people of Wearside, from the remarkable shipyard workers of Bartram and Sons, some with more than 50 years' experience, who you'll see build and launch the Mocamedes just after the Second World War, to the loyal supporters of the Black Cats in 1937 and 1973 as they cheered their team to Fa Cup success at Wembley from the pubs, clubs and living rooms back at home.
Destaco que estaran vinculados a esa industria, los ferrocarriles de Benguela y de Mocamedes, el Puerto Comercial de Lobito, futuras plataformas logisticas portuarias y el centro de carga aerea del Aeropuerto Internacional de Catumbela, entre otros proyectos.
Exploration in the string of giant sedimentary basins along the West African coast (Niger Delta, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Kwanza, Mocamedes, Walvis and Orange River) has resulted in series of major oil and gas discoveries.
By November 11, Independence Day, the South African forces had taken towns from Mocamedes to Nova Redondo on the coast, Gabela, Nova Lisboa and Serpa Pinto in the Central area and east to the Zambian border and railhead at Texera De Sousa.
Cam-inho de Ferro de Mocamedes announced in September that about 70% of the Mocamedes railway from the port of Namibe to Cuando Cubango Province had been reconstructed and the entire 970km railway would be completed early next year.
It was spread through the UPA distribution network as well, and PIDE officials encountered it as far away as Mocamedes in the southwest of the colony.
Ademas de corresponder con un lugar existente, Qasr al-ajwayn-Lafoes se situa en una microarea marcada por la difusion de la onomastica arabo-romance, tanto en los antroponimos (Hazeme, Mocamedes.
Distribution African coast from Mauritania south at least to Mocamedes, southern Angola (Franca, 1954), and at least historically it was present in the Mediterranean Sea (Fig.
2], running north-south along a coastal strip 75-125 mi (120-200 km) wide that runs from Mocamedes in Angola to the Olifants River in South Africa and includes much of Namibia.
The new locomotives will support services on the 907km Mocamedes Railway between Menongue and Namibe on the Atlantic coast, and the 1344km Benguela Railway, which runs from Luau on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo to Lobito on the Atlantic Coast, and is part of the 1067mm-gauge Lobito corridor between Angola, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.