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(Placename) a city in South Africa, in Eastern Cape province; the capital of the former Transkei Bantu homeland. Pop: 94 778 (2001)
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(ʊmˈtɑ tə)

the capital of Transkei, SE Africa. 24,805.
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[14] Encyclopaedia Britannica, Map of South Africa showing study area, Umtata (Now Mthatha) in the province of Eastern Cape, 2009,
In the first visit, which took place in August 2013 (led by Dichaba of this article, who was accompanied by two colleagues (6)) the research involved facilitating three focus group sessions (with past learners and a few VEs), as well as speaking at length to coordinators in Umtata and Port St Johns (and to the super-coordinator of the province).
In an article reviewing an 8-year experience of ICS at Umtata General Hospital and Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital in the Eastern Cape Province, Anwary [5] describes the experience at the two hospitals and the changing epidemiology of ICS over the study period.
(25) In 1978 Tim and Suzanne Lind replaced the Zimmerman Herrs and were placed in Umtata (now Mthatha), where they served as consultants to programs operated by the local Council of Churches.
Lumu, "Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy at Umtata General Hospital: perinatal and maternal outcomes," East African Medical Journal, vol.
3, "Dead Nguni beside the Road Outside Umtata" (2009), has by its morbid character far less claim to an anthropomorphic trope.
One such initiative was the Umtata Women's Theology Group (UWTG).
Could Mandela have missed out on the political debates that were issuing out of the Bhunga in his home town of Umtata?
In 1995, a study at Umtata Hospital, Transkei, quoted an incidence of 11/1 000 reported pregnancies, with a mortality rate of 2%.
More precisely, it was between the uMtata River to the south and the Umtamvuna River to the north.
Mason retired in 1910 and soon afterwards went to stay with her brother, Canon George Edward Mason, who had moved to South Africa in 1908 to become the principal of St Bede's College for Native Clergymen at Umtata (Mthatha) (Figure 4).