Tambo


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Tambo

(ˈtæmbəʊ)
n
(Biography) Oliver. 1917–93, South African politician; president (1977–91) of the African National Congress. He was arrested (1956) with Nelson Mandela but released (1957)
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"Tambo! Tambo!" shrieked the cannibals from the trees, appalled at so awful a desecration, as they saw their chief tumbled into the tub and the sacred dirt rubbed and soused from his body.
One of his tambos (tambo being beche-de-mer and Melanesian for "taboo") was that water unavoidable must never touch his skin.
So Ishikola, whose tambo was water, was crusted with the filth of years.
He had three tambos. Tambo is Melanesian for taboo, and is first cousin to that Polynesian word.
This he could not do, for clams were tambo. Six times in succession he refused to touch the clams, and six times he was knocked senseless.
Had she refused, he would have been in a quandary, for his tambo would not have permitted him to lay hands on her.
All other white men had respected his tambos, but not so Bunster.
"We are working to ensure that the plane is released immediately," said Mr Chamuriho.Air Tanzania was Friday forced to cancel its flight from Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam.
Painted in one of the coolest livery in the world, the new generation aircraft which departed Seychelles International Airport at 8am received a warm welcome upon arrival at the OR Tambo International Airport.
Tambo) is planning to resume scheduled passenger flights later this month, the manager of Ray Nkonyeni Municipality has said.
On Wednesday, city officials led by Malaya served closure orders to seven more businesses registered to Chinese nationals or hiring Chinese nationals for blue-collar jobs in Barangay Tambo.
Tambo -- In a case of honour killing in Tehsil Tambo, brother killed his sister and her paramour and managed to escape.