nagana

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na·ga·na

also n'ga·na  (nə-gä′nə)
n.
An often fatal disease of domestic animals in sub-Saharan Africa, caused by various trypanosomes transmitted by tsetse flies and characterized by fever, anemia, and emaciation.

[Zulu -nakane.]

nagana

(nəˈɡɑːnə)
n
(Veterinary Science) a disease of domesticated animals of central and southern Africa, caused by parasitic protozoa of the genus Trypanosoma transmitted by tsetse flies
[from Zulu u-nakane]

na•ga•na

(nəˈgɑ nə)

n.
a disease of livestock and other animals, widespread in parts of Africa, caused by several species of trypanosomes and transmitted by a variety of tsetse fly.
[1890–95; < Nguni]
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Literary responses by Tahar Ben Jelloun, Ndjock Ngana Yogo Ndjock and Chidi Christian Uzoma soon followed.
Intra Energy Corporation has received an additional coal exploration permit in Malawi that complements the Ngana East lease it secured in March 2013.
Ka linako za litabaza lisomo hall bulelwa neni likwanisa, zene ni sa kwanisi neli za kuteeleza ku yomuhulu waka (ka zazi ni zazi) ka kubulela lika ze swana sina: "u musali feela", ka kusupeza kuli hanina ngana ni zibo kakuli ni musali, inge kuli na hanina za butokwa za kubulela kakuli "ni musali feela".
The producers are to hold auditions in the city on January 5 in a bid to find local children to fill the roles of Ngana and Jerome, the illegitimate children of the character, Emile de Becque.
Meanwhile the roles to be played by children in Liverpool are Ngana and Jerome, the illegitimate daughter and son of Emile de Becque.
Includes Ubax Cristina Ali Farah, Hasan Al Nassar, Anahid Baldu, Mihai Mircea Butcovan, Arnold de Vos, Gezim Hajdari, Pap Khouma, Thea Laitef, Egidio Molinas Leiva, Julio Monteiro Martins, Ndjock Ngana Yogo Ndjock, Heleno Oliveira, Lidia Amalia Palazzolo, Candelaria Romero, Barbara Serdakowski, Boiidar Stanigi, and Spale Miro Stevanovi.
This year though, there is no such problem in casting the roles of the children, Ngana and Jerome, even though four children are needed for the two parts, because of rules governing the number of appearance allowed in one week for minors.
The 12-year-old, who attends Stagecoach Theatre School, is playing young French girl Ngana in the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, which is currently on national tour.
She likened her husband's comfortable compound of red brick houses in Ngana village to a penitentiary.
Dingamtoudji Ngana Esaie, First Vice President, Chadian Association of Family Wellbeing (ASTBEF)
MAIN TITLE Performed by Orchestra THERE IS NOTHIN' LIKE A DAME Performed by Luther Billis (Robert Pastorelli) and the Enlisted Men on the base A COCK-EYED OPTIMIST Performed by Nellie Forbush (Glenn Close) BLOODY MARY Performed by Enlisted Men on the beach BALI HA'I Performed by Bloody Mary (Lori Tan Chinn) TWIN SOLILOQUIES Performed by Nellie (Glenn Close), Emile De Becque (Rade Sherbedgia) SOME ENCHANTED EVENING Performed by Emile (Rade Sherbedgia) DITES-MOI Performed by Jerome (Ketiwar Vendegou), Ngana (Copa Vendegou), Emile (Rade Sherbedgia) YOUNGER THAN SPRINGTIME Performed by Cable (Harry Connick, Jr.