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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In another study surveying 604 residents in Nairobi, Kenya, the relationship between the purchase decision of various maize products (maize grain to be milled, maize grain not for milling, posho meal, industrial maize meal, and industrial fortified meal) and consumers' demographic characteristics were investigated [8].
If you receive a shock for any device or appliance, do not use it and have it inspected by a qualified person, such as the POSHO or facilities manager or staff.
However, Dr Ntege is all too aware of the poor feeding among local sportsmen and that they cannot get all the nutritional values they need from the posho and beans they usually eat during training camps as they prepare for tournaments.
4/-for posho [maize meal], terms that were better than theirs, "the incident rankled" them (71) The complaints among the pioneers quickly degenerated into a strike, and, according to Raphael Obare Makang'ienda, the disgruntled pioneers started chanting "Kisumo," "Kisumo," as they marched to present their grievances to government officials based in Kisumu, the headquarter of the provincial administration in Nyanza Province.
Cassava, sweet potatoes, rice and posho (maize bread) are also popular among the Baganda but, in a standard meal, they must be served alongside matooke.
Rebels kneading your breast like posho in their palms,
Similarly, the cartoon posho from Made In Chelsea who was more familiar with spending "probably a few thousand" on a single night out in London than the intricacies of inner-city social housing.
Next he's getting it on with his nurse before returning to the track to quaff Champagne with his posho mates.
They drive as if they are carrying bags of posho when they are carrying the lives of people....
"Is it really awful I don't feel any sympathy for anyone killed on a gap yaar?" she wrote, deliberately misspelling "year" to mock the drawling accent of a young posho.
We now eat beans, Irish potatoes, posho, and obushera [the local porridge made of millet, sorghum or wheat].