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(Placename) a city in S Malawi: the capital of Malawi until 1971. Pop: 101 423 (2005)


(ˈzɒm bə)

a city in S Malawi: the former capital. 53,000.
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Noun1.Zomba - a city in southern Malawi; was the capital until 1971
Malawi, Nyasaland, Republic of Malawi - a landlocked republic in southern central Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1964
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I was there to explore the Zomba Plateau, a mountainous area full of nice forests, waterfalls and a small lake.
Construction of 13 primary schools in Blantyre, Zomba and Mzuzu.
Before the release, the Tribe said "The Love Movement" would be their final album, citing problems with their record label, Jive Zomba.
During the early '80s, their band Singapore recorded for Hansa, Rocket, Rockfield, Virgin, Polydor, Zomba and EMI, attracting the attention of Simon Napier-Bell who managed the band Japan.
My wife and I are neither saintly nor stupid, although there are moments when we wonder if our friends' hunch about the latter was right: like when we had to (gingerly) clean out a nest of lethal black mambas from our garage, or those nights when we drive around in the darkness with a feverish child slumped in the passenger seat, searching for the house of the one Filipino or Dutch pediatrician who gets dropped into Zomba by the UN from time to time.
Clive Calder - the boss of the Zomba group of music companies - who is worth around PS1.
The team from the school in Potters Green, Coventry, will spend three weeks working in village schools near the city of Zomba.
She adopted her second Malawian child, Mercy James, in 2009, from the eastern district of Zomba.
She adopted her second Malawian child, Mercy James, in 2009 from the eastern district of Zomba both the children are now eight years old.
The research, led by World Bank economist Sarah Baird, involved 1,289 schoolgirls between the ages of 13 and 22 from the Zomba district of Malawi.
Potential bidders include businessman Clive Calder, founder of music group Zomba, Russian investor Leonard Blavatnik, Universal Music, Sony Music, Dutch music publisher Imagem as well as buyout firms KKR (NYSE:KKR), Apollo and Providence Equity.