Pangani


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Pangani

 

a river in Tanzania, in East Africa. It is 400 km long. Originating on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, it flows into the Indian Ocean. The Pangani has many rapids. Freshets occur during the summer rainy season, which lasts from November through April. The river is navigable to a distance of 40 km from the mouth, near which the city of Pangani is located.

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She was humiliated and angry--it was long before she would admit it, that she, who prided herself upon her woodcraft, was lost in this little patch of country between the Pangani and the Tanga railway.
Later she had been warned from this road by word that a strong British patrol had come down the west bank of the Pangani, effected a crossing south of her, and was even then marching on the railway at Tonda.
It was maddening to know that she had absolutely no knowledge of the direction she was traveling--that she might be forging steadily further from the railway, deeper into the gloomy and forbidding country toward the Pangani; yet it was impossible to stop-she must go on.
The main areas where water was disconnected are Huruma, Ngei, Pangani, Mwiki, Clay City Kasarani, Maji-Mazuri Kasarani, Githurai 44 and Zimmerman estates.
Five years later, Patricia sat her Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE), which she passed with 373 marks out of 500, and was called to a national school: Pangani Girls High School.
A descriptive study design was employed whereby a convenience sampling of retail meat outlets from Westlands, Pangani, and Kangemi was carried out.
Seven out of these nine basins are transboundary including Lake Victoria basin jointly owned with Kenya and Uganda; Lake Tanganyika basin jointly shared with DR Congo, Zambia, and Burundi; Lake Nyasa Basin jointly owned with Malawi and Mozambique; Lake Rukwa basin jointly owned with Zambia; Ruvuma River Basin jointly owned with Mozambique and Malawi; along with the Central Drainage Basin and Pangani River Basin both jointly owned with Kenya [43-45].
Managing Basin Interdependencies in a Heterogeneous, Highly Utilized and Data Scarce River Basin in Semi-Arid Africa: The Case of the Pangani River Basin, Eastern Africa
Each man was witness to the War's effects in the lower Pangani River Valley in the northeastern corner of the colony.
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Nairobi --15 Dec.(allafrica.com)- The death toll from Saturday's matatu explosion in Pangani rose to six, after two of the blast casualties succumbed to injuries in hospital.