Mzansi


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Mzansi

(əmˈzʌnsɪ)
n
(Banking & Finance) a low-cost national banking account
[C21: from Xhosa, literally: south]
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The Jaguar in the same Mzansi market will cost about R720,000 before options.
Its flagship iPerformance model, the i8 Coupe, has already received an update and it will arrive in Mzansi in May.
Dans une autre ambiance , l'orchestre a cordes sud-africain [beaucoup moins que] Mzansi Strings Ensemble [beaucoup plus grand que] a presente, pendant une demie heure, une dizaine de chansons puisees en partie dans l'Ionien Soiaty (Soweto), genre musical traditionnel sud-africain.
The project is called Mzansi Libraries On-Line and involves outfitting selected libraries in the country's nine provinces with equipment valued at 470,000 South African rand (about $38,705).
But this year, Spoek Mathambo turned the spotlight onto other musicians in his documentary Future Sounds of Mzansi as he searched for the princes and princesses of countless other innovative strains of South African electronic music in townships across the country.
In 2012, the organisation collaborated with people in Cape Town on the Mzansi Cymru production, which was staged both in Wales and South Africa as part of the Cultural Olympiad in celebration of the Olympics.
The program is a beneficiary of the high-profile Mzansi Cycle Tour, SA's premier road cycling event.
Part of the concert on Friday was the Mzansi Youth Choir.
Uniquely expressive and adventurous, Mzansi is a treasure worthy of public library and internationally themed music collections.
He is also working his own musical programme 'Gospel alive' which will be aired on DSTV's Mzansi Magic channel.
The introduction of microfinance institutions, correspondence banks in Brazil, Mzansi accounts in South Africa and numerous branchless banking policies are some of the initiatives that have emerged targeting the unbanked.
That assertion gains weight with the experience of Mzansi, a government-backed private sector initiative to extend affordable banking services to the poor.