Kinga


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Kinga

 

a people in Tanzania inhabiting the northern shore of Lake Nyasa. The Kinga, who have been little studied, number about 100,000 (1970, estimate). Their language belongs to the eastern group of the Bantu languages. Ancestral tribal beliefs and cults have been preserved among the Kinga; some profess Christianity. Their principal occupation is farming; there is fishing along the shore.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Kinga Pelc, 21, died in hospital after the collision on the Annadale Embankment in South Belfast.
A peach of a free-kick from Kelly Smith, along with a goal from Yukari Kinga meant The Blues were unable to mirror their 2010 Cup final victory, which saw Everton come out on top against The Gunners that day with a 3-2 win.
Headteacher Kinga Pusztai said the school was very proud of the letter received from David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools, which said it was one of the top 250 in the country.
New Delhi, Nov 07 ( ANI ): Political democratisation has boosted avenues for inclusive development in the mountain kingdom, Chairperson of the National Council, Parliament of Bhutan, Dr Sonam Kinga said.
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Dominika Nalichowska said six-year-old Kinga Rzeszowski and her brother Kasper, two, were "beautiful" children with blue eyes and blonde hair.