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Tanga

(täng`gə, –gä), city (2012 pop. 273,332), capital of Tanga prov., NE Tanzania, a port on the Indian Ocean. It is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center, connected by rail with the interior of Tanzania. Exports include sisal, cotton, tea, and coffee. Among its manufactures are rolled steel, plywood, clothing, and twine. Tanga was expanded in the early 19th cent. as a base for caravans into the interior of E Africa.

Tanga

 

a city in Tanzania, capital of Tanga Region. Population, 60,900 (1967). Tanga is a railroad junction and port on the Indian Ocean. Industries include food processing and textile manufacturing. The city also has metallurgical, metalworking, and woodworking plants. Tanga is the center of an important sisal-growing region.

Tanga

a port in N Tanzania, on the Indian Ocean: Tanzania's second port. Pop.: 190 000 (2005 est.)
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Published in 1988, Tu t'appelleras Tanga, (henceforth, Tanga), is Beyala's second novel set in Iningue, an imaginary African shanty town.
D'un acte communautaire prepare en avance qui etait suppose etablir la maturite de la jeune femme, l'excision de Tanga s'avere etre un acte vulgaire et violent.
In Beyala's novel, the women's stories quickly merge into a common tale of oppression as Tanga's words literally flow into Anna-Claude's body, revealing the communal bonds shared by these two witnesses of the Third World's atrocities.
"Ee na Kakurukouje wotjiwaa tja Tanga tu nondjemeno ohunga nondyero ndjo."
"We would like this pair to breed but we also just wanted Wutai as company for Tanga.
ON THE UP: Joe and Sophia ready to climb Kilimanjaro for charity and inset Cheryl Cole and Gary Barlow on Red Nose night PC110309Kkilimanjaro-02.jpg; CHARITY: Joe with children in Tanzania (S); AFRICAN MISSION: Sophia with special needs children at in Tanga (S)
"I've been told Lee Tanga is making remarkable progress and is already walking without difficulty on the leg, while Change Your Luck could be about to take her first steps on the road to recovery.
Similar to Beyala's project in Tanga, Andre Breton and the French surrealists sought to upset fixed European categories of gender, racial, and sexual identities and abandoned the use of rational thought in expressing social conditions and political realities.
Rutamu, a development officer with the Tanga Dairy Development Programme in Tanzania, was testing a plastic unit that cost only US$50.
British consul Neal Hammond confirmed two suspects are in custody in the port of Tanga in connection with the attack.
In the Burkina Pas0 of the mid-180Os (then called Mossi), brothers Tanga and Halyare vie for power as their father lies dying.
Lee, who is responsible for creating The Incredible Hulk, Spider-Man and The X Men, is being accused of `stealing the idea' for Stripperella from Janet Clover, during a private dance session at Tanga's Jazz adult club in Tampa.