Lozi

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Lozi

(ˈləʊzɪ)
n
(Languages) the language of the Barotse people of Zambia, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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According to LTC Pete Lozis, PM CM&EOD, VOSS gives them the ability to detect IEDs from a greater standoff distance than previously achievable.
Wales might have felt they were in control, but referee Lozis Trattos was not.
On the one hand, it has its own hands full with constant calls for the secession of the Lozi kingdom (called Barotseland) in the Western Province of Zambia by certain prominent Lozis in the country although, in truth, calls for Lozi secession from Zambia are not as widespread as often reported.
Unsurprisingly, these Lozis, angry at the abrogation of the 1964 Barotseland Agreement reached between former President Kenneth Kaunda and the Lozi king, Mwananmina III, met and had talks with the leaders of the UDP/CLA in 1999 although Muyongo insists that their movements are separate.
Both were actively involved in the struggle for independence for Caprivi, whose people are largely Lozi and English-speaking, unlike most of the rest of Namibia, an indication of its different history.
And also because Caprivi's political, economic and socio-cultural history has been that of the Lozi people of Barotseland, now part of Western Zambia, and not that of the Ovambo or other groups in Namibia today.
This temporal state of affairs introduces two further aspects of Lozi continuity with Caprivi, the ecology and pre-colonial history of the region.
In terms of the ecological conditions of the region, Caprivi has nothing whatsoever in common with the rest of Namibia and everything in common with the old Lozi kingdom of Barotseland to the north, of which Caprivi was part.
Lozi nationality had never been exclusive, however.
Crowell was shown a red card by local referee Lozis Trattos following his first tackle of the game and just two minutes after he had replaced Anthony Pulis.
Local referee Lozis Trattos reaches into his back pocket to get a red card for Wales youngster Matt Crowell yesterday
Wales' Matty Crowell is sent off by referee Lozis Trattos just two minutes after coming on as a substitute; R e f e r e e L o z i s T r a t t o s