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(Placename) a city in South Africa, in Eastern Cape province; the capital of the former Transkei Bantu homeland. Pop: 94 778 (2001)


(ʊmˈtɑ tə)

the capital of Transkei, SE Africa. 24,805.
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The study group constituted patients presenting with cutaneous myiasis and admitted between May 2009 and April 2013 to the MHC, which comprises Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital (NMAH) and Umtata General Hospital (UGH).
In 1995, a study at Umtata Hospital, Transkei, quoted an incidence of 11/1 000 reported pregnancies, with a mortality rate of 2%.
One such initiative was the Umtata Women's Theology Group (UWTG).
The pilot project has been launched in two key areas in Umtata in the Eastern Cape province and Nelspruit, in the Mpumalanga province.
Coca-Cola and BT offer free Internet access to Umtata and Nelspruit
More precisely, it was between the uMtata River to the south and the Umtamvuna River to the north.
Mason retired in 1910 and soon afterwards went to stay with her brother, Canon George Edward Mason, who had moved to South Africa in 1908 to become the principal of St Bede's College for Native Clergymen at Umtata (Mthatha) (Figure 4).
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born on July 18, 1918 in a village near Umtata in the Transkei.
Mandela, often affectionately referred to by the tribal name Madiba, was born on 18 July 1918 in the village of Mvezo, in South Africa's Umtata district.
July 18, 1918 -- Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei, at a time when virtually all of Africa was under European colonial rule.
Nelson Rolihiahia Mandela began the sojourn of becoming a highly respected world citizen, in Qunu, a village near Umtata in Transkei, South Africa on July 18, 1918.
1999, 'Teenage mothers' knowledge of sex education in a general hospital of Umtata district', Curationis 22(1), 58-63.