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mzungu

(əmˈzʊŋɡuː)
n
(Peoples) E African a White person
[C20: from Swahili]
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Some of the items stolen from the hotel on the night of November 11, 2012, were traced to his house hence Alex Muzungu became a key suspect at worst and a key witness at best.
Embroidered clutch bag by Ian Giron The Boite aux Tresors by Port Tonic Art Center exhibitors included designer Ian Giron, artist Jigger Cruz, the Muzungu sisters Tatiana Santo Domingo-Casiraghi and Dana Alikhani, artists Juan Manuel Rodriguez, Federico Tosi, Alexis Minkiewicz, Rita Fischer and accessories designer Eli Top.
My favourite authors are Alexis Kagame, who introduced the art of writing to Rwanda, and Bernardin Muzungu. They were both Catholic priests who conducted detailed research into the oral history, traditions and literature of Rwanda.
As a consequence, the sight of a muzungu in the mine was explained to me as the death of the mine, for it is perceived that this racial 'Other' has dominating intentions.
"As the night ticked interminably by, I tried not to think what the rebels would do to the 'skinny white muzungu with long angel hair' if they found me."
Serpell is the first Zambian to win the Au10,000 short story prize, described as Africa's leading literary award, though she was shortlisted in 2010 with her story Muzungu, which was also selected for theBest American Short Stories in 2009.
Serpell is the first Zambian to win the 10,000[pounds sterling] ($16,000) short story prize, described as Africa's leading literary award, though she was shortlisted in 2010 with her story Muzungu, which was also selected for the Best American Short Stories in 2009.
ANATHALIE: Why did you have to chase the muzungu away?
In Uganda children had waved and shouted "muzungu" (white person) to get our attention.
Modernists tend to view traditionalists as 'illiterate and backwards,' whilst traditionalists tend to look at modernists as muzungu (foreign) minded, with imported ideas and in a rush to rid tradition and replace it with modernity.
"Everywhere we went, the children would shout 'Muzungu!' at us, their word for 'white person', which literally means 'one who wanders around aimlessly'!" Christ Church funded the building of a primary school just outside Lusaka, and Amy was part of the fourth group from the church to visit.