Welkom


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Welkom

a town in central South Africa; developed rapidly following the discovery of gold. Pop.: 34 157 (2001)
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DWORP, Belgium -- The ruby lettering on the front of the old corner pub "In de Welkom'' has peeled almost beyond recognition.
This meant that it had to be lowered and for that task we had to call in mining engineers from Welkom to assist us," says Johnson.
Therefore, we averaged the daily minimum and maximum temperatures and total monthly rainfall from 5 weather stations in Free State (Bloemfontein, Kroonstad, Welkom, Fauresmith, and Gariep Dam) and 4 weather stations in Northern Cape (Kimberley, Prieska, De Aar, and Noupoort) (South African Weather Service, pers.
Several overworked and under-resourced specialists blame the province for historical and professional neglect forcing them into RWOPS, 'to somehow begin making up for the overtime and round the clock on-call work we do for the state', according to Dr Edson Mafana, the only general surgeon at Bongani Regional Hospital in Welkom.
ROMELU Lukaku: Welcome, bienvenue, bienvenido, bem-vindo, welkom and karibu.
Ethnographies of mining in Africa have established an enduring portrait of the iconic 'company town' such as Welkom, Kleinzee or Kitwe--under the control of a single company, responsible for everything from railways to hospitals (see Carstens 2001; Ferguson 1999).
The Jeanette Project covers an area of approximately 3,886 hectares, located in the Jeanette area within the southwest margin of the Witwatersrand Basin, northeast of Welkom, in the Free State Province of the Republic of South Africa.
This song both celebrates the planet's brave efforts to endure and warns against "her" indiscriminate hospitality ("sy se welkom / jammer maa' die rit is so kort").
Het boek van Kersten is daarom zeer welkom, waarbij het jammer is dat hij niet iets meer ruimte besteedt aan de anekdotiek die over zijn kleurrijke persoonlijkheid is overgeleverd.
Like when my M1 and I kissed for the first time on the grass at Welkom, when she looked straight in my eyes and told me 'I love you'!" A Ducati statement read: "The arrival of Valentino in Ducati opens a new and exciting chapter in the Italian factory's sporting history and, indeed, of the whole MotoGP Championship."
(22.) Including President Brand, Western Holdings, Saaiplaas and Welkom mines in the Orange Free State; Elandsrand and Vaal Reefs East and West mines in the Transvaal.