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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If my juniors call me and I'm on leave at home in Welkom, I come running, because there's simply no-one else.
En uno de ellos --publicado el 26 de febrero de ese ano en el diario Excelsior--, describio la inhumana explotacion de los trabajadores negros en las minas de 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).
In 2010, the Welkom Magistrate's Court charged a mother and daughter under the trafficking provisions of the SOA for subjecting six South African women to forced prostitution; they reached a plea agreement, where one offender received house arrest and rehabilitation as part of a suspended sentence and another was sentenced to 16 years' imprisonment with 14 years suspended.
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'
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.
Nie een van ons is perfek nie, maar ons kan daarna streef' om die wereld 'n plek te maak waarin almal welkom en veilig voel.
The miners died at Eland shaft near the town of Welkom, in a part of the mine that runs to depths of up to 0.