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air transport

air transport  

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1 the movement of personnel and cargo by air.2 an aircraft designed to move personnel and/or cargo.
Central African Republic

Central African Republic  

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A landlocked country in Africa stretching west-to-east from Cameroon to the Sudan and south-to-north from humid equatorial forests bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo to the savannah plains of ...
Cuban Revolution

Cuban Revolution  

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Phenomenon of resistance to US hegemony in the western hemisphere that began with the victory of guerrilla forces led by Fidel Castro over the dictator Battista on 1 January 1959 ...
demobilization

demobilization  

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Of a military force means breaking up its component formations and units and discharging its personnel from military control and responsibility. A major part of demobilisation is the return of ...
Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau  

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A small tropical country on the coast of West Africa, bounded by Senegal on the north and Guinea on the south. Off-shore is the Bijagós archipelago with a score of inhabitable marshy ...
Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda  

(b. 28 Apr. 1924).President of Zambia 1964–91Born at Lubwe, he became a teacher and a minister in the Presbyterian Church of Scotland. Politically active from the early 1950s, he advanced to become ...
Mary Henrietta Kingsley

Mary Henrietta Kingsley  

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(1862–1900)Niece of Charles Kingsley. She was largely self‐educated, and cared for her parents until their death in 1892. Influenced by the ethnological work of her father, George Henry Kingsley ...
Mozambique

Mozambique  

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Mozambique has now had a long period of peace and stability while Frelimo retains its grip on powerMozambique can be divided by the Zambezi River into two main geographical regions. The southern part ...
Namibia

Namibia  

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After much missionary activity, South West Africa was annexed by Germany in 1884. After the First World War, the territory was administered as a mandate by South Africa. In 1966 the United Nations ...
Portugal

Portugal  

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Political stability and EU membership have stimulated developmentPortugal's major river, the Tagus, flows across the country from east to west, reaching the Atlantic ocean at the capital, Lisbon. To ...
South Africa

South Africa  

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South Africa has healed the wounds of apartheid but still suffers from serious violenceSouth Africa has narrow coastal plains in the east, west and south. These rise to a chain of mountains that ...
SWAPO

SWAPO  

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(South West Africa People's Organization)A nationalist organization formed in South West Africa (Namibia) in 1964–66 as the South African government extended formal authority in the region. Driven ...

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