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n.1.A West Indian palm; also the fruit of this palm, the seeds of which are used as a remedy for diseases of the chest.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The senior officers, Assistant Commissioner of Customs in charge of the Elubo Collection Point, Mr Edward Osei, Principal Collector at the Kotoka International Airport (KIA), Mr Robert Coffie-Amoako, and Mr Abanga Yakubu Fuseini, a party member, have by the close of submission of forms filed to contest the primary of the ruling party.
(Abanga 2012) This case is an excellent example of how effective leaders with innovative ideas can motivate the creative energies of an entire campus and many local communities to provide the human and financial support needed to bring about transformational change--in this case focused on a new and radically different teaching model linked to rural development.
I talk with Arkenjelo Abanga in Malakal and other SPLA commanders," said Olony, referring to another commander of the SPLA forces who receives military instructions and orders from Juba.
He did not deny the presence of posters of the Customs officers and a third prospective candidate, Mr Abanga Yakubu, adorning every available space in the constituency, seeking parliamentary candidature on the ticket of his party.
Unity State Minister for Education, Them Machar Kuol, (right) and South Sudan Education Minister, Joseph Ukel Abanga, during his visit to Unity State, South Sudan, 6 June 2012 (Bonifacio Taban/ST)
Eight years later, precisely 2015, another journalist working with a local FM station at Goaso in the now Ahafo Region, George Abanga, was also shot dead under the cover of armed robbery.