Mafeking


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Mafeking

(ˈmæfɪˌkɪŋ)
n
(Placename) the former name (until 1980) of Mafikeng

Maf•e•king

(ˈmæf ɪˌkɪŋ)

n.
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Brown accepted it with some surprise and read on it: "Cab to Wagga Wagga, 379, Mafeking Avenue, Putney." The girl was going on with her story.
Hussain, of Acacia Drive, Leegomery; Rizwan, of Mafeking Road, Hadley; Younas, of Regent Street, Wellington; and Akhtar, of Victoria Avenue, Wellington, all in Telford, were all granted unconditional bail.
Beswick and Mackay, formerly of Mafeking Place, Annan, are alleged to have taken and driven away a car at Greenacre Drive without consent, and having with them without authority knives.
1900: Mafeking was relieved by British Forces in the Boer War after 217 days.
1900: Mafeking in South Africa was relieved by British forces in the Boer War after a 217-day siege.
1857: Lord Baden Powell, English hero of the siege of Mafeking during the Boer War and founder of the Boy Scout movement in 1908, was born in London.
Helena, Kelly Village, Las Lomas, Boy Cato Road, Constantine Road, Ross Trace, Greenvale Park, Carapo, Sangre Grande, Oropune, Madras Road, Sangre Grande, Mafeking, and Cedar Grove Road commended CEPEP saying, In every affected area that I visited, I have seen CEPEP teams out in full force, assisting burgesses with removal of household appliances and furniture, power washing and sanitizing homes; and this is highly commendable.
Police cordoned off three streets - Mafeking Close, Long Lane and Celendine Close - while a number of people were evacuated for their safety.
Hard-fought British victories at the likes of Ladysmith and Mafeking were celebrated joyously around the country.
The Boer War 1899-1902: Ladysmith, Magersfontein, Spion Kop, Kimberley, and Mafeking
Street cycle races cause concern, Stones bring Cardiff some Satisfaction, Mafeking vet in search for comrades, and much more made the news 50 years ago this week Estate cycle racing circuit idea not popular SOME people living on Caerphilly housing estates are perturbed about the prospect of seeing racing cyclists flashing down the street.
1857: Lord Baden Powell, English hero of the siege |of Mafeking during the Boer War and founder of the Boy Scout movement in 1908, was born in London.