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mzungu

(əmˈzʊŋɡuː)
n
(Peoples) E African a White person
[C20: from Swahili]
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There's no official prize for it, but TumeLEWAaa's own Alan Davidson and Jessie Webster were the quickest mzungus in the men's full and women's half marathon races.
mzungus (Whites) and muhindi's (Asians) are allowed to keep all their weapons as Africans who have gone through several trainings are being stressed."
As Katja Uusihakala (1999:37-8) has argued of settler self-image: 'It was knowledge of the land and an ability to improve and to utilize it that made the Mzungus [white settlers] distinguish themselves from both the Africans and [expatriate] Europeans.'
As a young American woman who has spent many months in China explained to me: "When mzungus [white people] see a barefoot African child on a dirt road in his village, they call the number on the bottom of the screen and give a dollar--a sort of instant absolution at a very bargain price.
"Kaya Mawa took five years of back-breaking work to build, at first we all thought 'what are these crazy Mzungus (local name for white people) doing now,' cutting and building into these hard rocks, but now we love the place.
From his relationships with mzungus to his beefs with other artistes, Bamboo always made headlines.
Another point of censure was the preponderance of mzungus [Westerners].
Then he said: "Man, these mzungus got a great deal out of colonialism that is no longer possible in the modern day.
class="MsoNormalWell, for showing your trust, he said, Many mzungus like you would choose to go back to the UK mdash or even fly to South Africa mdash rather than be treated here.