posho


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posho

(ˈpɔʃɔ)
n
1. (Cookery) corn meal
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) payment of workers in foodstuffs rather than money
[from Swahili]
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Okinyi wanted to man the posho mill but Kiriga insisted he was the one assigned duty that day.
If you have any questions or concerns about electrical safety when posted overseas, contact the POSHO or facilities management office.
If you want a scapegoat for your cruddy life, pick on a posho.
3 4 Making, repair + selling shoes 3 4 Selling cooked foodstuffs 2 3 Constructing houses + other structures 2 3 Farming 2 3 Pottery making 2 3 Posho milling 1 1 Selling + repairing electrical appliances 1 1 Repair of bicycles + selling spare parts 1 1 Selling meat 1 1 Tailoring 1 1 Selling common salt 1 1 Selling household goods 1 1 Repair of motor vehicles 1 1 Selling books and stationery 1 1 Total 78 100 Source: Field data.
Upkeep included a daily food ration, posho, or cash if food was locally available for purchase.
By DERICK LUVEGAA widow and her family are living in the chief's office at Shaviringa in Hamisi sub-county, Vihiga County, after a mob demolished their two houses and a posho mill.
And not just because the posho calls his elderly mother "mumsy" and gives way too much detail about what they were up to the night Lula died.
NB: Broken, Tuesday, BBC1, 9pm WINNER, WINNER, POSHO DINNER
The aflatoxin data that were used in this analysis were from maize samples (n=2466) collected in 2009 in eastern Kenya and in 2010 in western Kenya at local hammer mills (n=243) (locally called posho mills).
Embassy Santo Domingo's POSHO protecting employees, family members and visitors throughout the mission.
Yes, we were banjaxed by the idea of a tea latte as well but when you think about it, chai tea lattes are big sellers at posho coffee shops so it was always going to happen, 90 calories.