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Umtata

a city in South Africa, in Eastern Cape province; the capital of the former Transkei Bantu homeland. Pop.: 94 778 (2001)
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Parallel to the implementation of the NVICF and the successful development of the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup Legacy VICs, the NDT has continued to support the tourism sector in terms of infrastructure development with the Mthatha VIC and the OR Tambo International Airport NTIG serving as a good pilot project and model for the rollout of NDTs infrastructure development projects that support information provisioning throughout the tourism sector.
Temperature data for Mthatha were obtained from the South African Weather Service to determine the relationship of season to human myiasis.
The Mthatha complex manages 6-10 cases of CM in AIDS patients per month.
At times Mandela's hearse was almost swamped with people as it made its way from the tiny airport at Mthatha.
Nelson Mandela's cortege was on its way from the tiny airport at Mthatha and I was on the corner of York Road and Sutherland Street with cheering locals who were singing revolutionary songs from the apartheid era.
Mandela's widow Graca Machel, and his former wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela tearfully embraced at Mthatha airport when the coffin arrived.
The airplane later landed in Mthatha airport in the Eastern Cape just before noon on Saturday.
At the Mthatha airport Mandela's casket was welcomed by a military guard and placed in a convoy for the 20-mile voyage toward Qunu.
As Mandela's hearse made its way from the tiny airport at Mthatha, at times it was almost swamped by people.
His body will be transported on Saturday, 14 December, from Waterkloof Air Force Base in Pretoria to the Eastern Cape, with a procession from the airport at Mthatha to his home village of Qunu where a traditional ceremony will be held.
It will later be flown by military aircraft to Mthatha, the capital of Eastern Cape, on Saturday as Thembu elders and close relatives join Mandela on his last journey home.
My friend and I decided instead to go to Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in Mthatha.