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Tugela

a river in E South Africa, rising in the Drakensberg where it forms the Tugela Falls, 856 m (2810 ft.) high (highest waterfall in Africa), before flowing east to the Indian Ocean: scene of battles during the Zulu War (1879) and the Boer War (1899--1902). Length: about 500 km (312 miles)

Tugela

 

a river in the Republic of South Africa. The Tugela rises in the Drakensberg Mountains and empties into the Indian Ocean north of Durban. The river is famous for the Tugela Falls (933 m high), located in the river’s upper course, the highest waterfall in Africa and one of the highest in the world.

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Sappi also aims to provide the South African market with a range of coated, uncoated and speciality papers made at Sappi's European mills, and increase its by-products offering including Lignosulphonate from Tugela Mill.
Even so, the Listed-placed Katsina was her only daughter to produce a black-type runner, in Richard Hannon's tough Listed winner Halland Park Girl, although there was better to come through granddaughter Tugela, who produced the triple Melbourne Cup heroine Makybe Diva to Danehill's Classic-winning son Desert King.
But the data on HIV status were not consistently reported.1 The initial outcomes reported for extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) from the Tugela Ferry outbreak showed a very high mortality rate of 98% (52/53 cases), all of whom were HIV-infected2 but in a 2009 case series of 60 XDR-TB patients 43 (72%) were HIV-positive.
An in-depth look will take place on the patterns and surface development depicting indigenous ceramics (2) that emanate from the Tugela Valley in KwaZulu Natal.
After improvement of infection control, including basic administrative, environmental and personnel measures, in Tugela Ferry, admissions of patients with extensively drug-resistant (XDR) and multi-drug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis decreased significantly (p=0.02) from 2006 to 2008.
(9,12) Indeed, of the 53 XDR patients treated at Tugela Ferry in Kwazulu-Natal province, all but one died in <4 weeks, prompting descriptions of incurability.
* Queen's South Africa medal with clasps Laing's Nek, Transvaal, Relief of Ladysmith and Tugela Heights.
of British rights of sovereignty beyond the Tugela river." (64)
The special system was developed and manufactured on the basis of the Tugela FT 842 from ThyssenKrupp Elevator.
The first crosses in an extensive backcross breeding program to transfer resistance from PI 137739, PI 262660 (du Toit, 1987) and PI 294994 (du Toit, 1988b) to well-adapted commercial cultivars including 'Betta' (PI 591916) and 'Tugela' (PI 634771) were made in 1986.