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Ovambo

(əʊˈvæmbəʊ; ɔːˈvambɔː)
npl -bo or -bos
1. (Peoples) a member of a mixed Khoikhoi and Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in N Namibia: noted for their skill in metal work
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
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John has been visiting the Ondonga kingdom in the Owambo region of northern Namibia for more than 20 years, and her account of biblical interpretation is founded on biblical interpretation groups in the village of Iihongo.
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Similar evidence was found of abortions amongst the Masai (Kenya) and Owambo (Namibia) when pregnancy occurred among girls.
(2010) Customary Law Ascertained: the customary law of the Owambo, Kavango and Caprivi communities of Namibia.
Its Blocks 1717 and 1718 are located in the Owambo Basin in northern Namibia, covering an area of approximately 18,933 square kilometers.
Sullivan and A.B Cunningham (1995) demonstrate that basketry in the former Owambo region of Northern Namibia provided women with the means of generating income.
'Deforestation in the Owambo Region, North Namibia Since the 1850s'.
She said apartheid was a "physical word which carried out what it stood for through physical boundaries", explaining the demarcation of different locations such as Damara location, Owambo location and Herero location were divised to divide the people by physical barriers which kept the nation apart.
By Sunday night, a (low pressure) trough has again developed with sufficient strength to set up conditions for rain over Kunene, Owambo and Kavango West.
Omashikwa,, a traditionally fermented buttermilk in Namibia, is a popular rural milk product processed in Central and Northern Namibia by the Herero and Owambo communities.
This follows Duma's purchase of a 39 percent working interest in Hydrocarb's 5.3 million-acre Owambo Basin concession in northern Namibia in August 2012.