Pondoland


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Pondoland

an area in SE central South Africa: inhabited chiefly by the Pondo people
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The hospital served British Kaffraria and Pondoland. [14-16] In April 1893, trained nurses were introduced in the hospital and they had native assistants.
In addition to the Recent species discussed, I draw attention to a fossil taxon Chilodonta (Agathodonta) africana described by Rennie (1930) from Upper Cretaceous deposits on the Pondoland coast, Eastern Cape.
Monica Wilson had no difficulty in moving through the township as she followed the amaPondo migrants from their homes in Pondoland to work on the farms and in the cities in the 1930s.
In addition to an analysis of these stories, Jackson proposed to investigate whether Watson, who was an inveterate gambler, ever did invest in South Africa, and Conan Doyle's abortive financial investment in the hunt for the S S Grosvenor off the coast of Pondoland as reported in the South African press.
Baer, "Missionary Endeavour in Pondoland," IRM 42/4 (Oct.
In Pioneers in Pondoland (London: Livingstone Press, 1939[?]),
Countries starting with the letter P - Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Papua New Guinea, Panama, Pakistan, Philippines and ones that used to be P - Persia, Prussia, Polynesia, Pondoland and Palestine.
In South Africa, members of Indlavini youth associations in 1930s Pondoland wore wide flapping bell bottom trousers to distinguish themselves from Christian converts who tended to wear pants with narrow legs.
These practices included deciding court cases (although in Pondoland itself chiefs kept some authority to hear cases), allocating land to individual families for farming, and the adoption of certain symbols of the chief's authority.
He is also the author of "A Working Life: Cruel Beyond Belief." Qabula is currently unemployed and living in Pondoland.