Mafikeng


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Mafikeng,

South Africa: see MahikengMahikeng,
formerly Mafikeng
or Mafeking
, city (2011 pop. 290,269), capital of North West prov., N central South Africa, near the border of Botswana. It is the market for the surrounding cattle-raising and dairy-farming area and is an important railroad depot.
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Mafikeng

a town in N South Africa: besieged by the Boers for 217 days (1899--1900) during the second Boer War: administrative headquarters of the British protectorate of Bechuanaland until 1965, although outside its borders. Pop.: 23 650 (2001)
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The province currently has two hotel schools in Mafikeng and Taung, which have grown and expanded over the years.
His delving into onomastics by citing Setswana toponyms with European map-name equivalents for South African place names like, Mafikeng, Thaba Nchu, Thabachoeu, Kolobeng, and Rochefort, Monte Negro, Wittenberg and Zwijndracht, respectively (Plaatje, Diane 9), underlines Plaatje's search for connections and similarities among nations of the world.
(1) Department of Animal Health, School of Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, Private Bag X2046, Mmabatho 2735, South Africa
This work is a biography on Sol Plaatje, one of South Africa's political and literary figures who was a pioneer in the history of the Black press, one of the founders of the African National Congress, a leading spokesman for African opinion throughout his life, and the author of three books: Mafikeng Diary, Native Life in South Africa, and his historical novel, Mhudi.
Keywords: Dual protection, contraception, women, Mafikeng, condom, non-barrier method, sexually transmitted infections
(1) Faculty of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Department of Agriculture, North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, Private BagX2046, Mmabatho 2735, South Africa (2) Advanced Materials Divisions, DST/Mintek Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, Mintek, Randburg, South Africa
The infrared spectra (KBr) were recorded on a Genesis II FT-IR spectrophotometer at North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa.
The university is now part of the larger University of North-West after it in 2004 merged with a smaller university at Mafikeng.
(1) Post-doctoral fellow with North-West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa and Lecturer in the Department of Mass Communication, Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria.
Setona, "Isolation of enteric bacterial pathogens from raw mince meat in mafikeng, north-west province," South Africa Life Science Journal, vol.
* Northwest University, Mafikeng Campus, Republic of South Africa
My government of the tune in Mafikeng wanted to put the homeland on the map for foreign sport hunters, and as the flagship Pilanesberg in those days was a parastatal game reserve and not a government entity as it later became.