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panel beating

panel beating  n.— «De Villiers and Goosen, according to trial testimony, conducted a blood-oath ceremony pledging secrecy among members of their all-white police riot squad before going into the Craddock township on July 26, 1986, on what...

clearfield

clearfield  n.— «The new technology, commonly known as “clearfield” or imidazolinone-maize (IR) was launched by the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (Kari) in Kisumu, Kenya, last month.» —“Fighting the striga...

mazungo

mazungo  n.— «Craig Mottram’s is known as the “Big Mazungo” to his African rivals. It translates as big white man.» —“All hail the ‘Big Mazungo’” Herald Sun (Melbourne, Australia) Aug. 16, 2005...

jackroller

jackroller  n.— «The manner in which three women were abducted and raped in Northampton coincided with the way in which “jackroller” gangs operated in South African townships in the 80s.…According to a paper published by...

African punctuality

African punctuality  n.— «Benjamin Anane Asamoah has declared that his administration would not condone what has become known in the Ghanaian parlance as “African Punctuality,” where people choose to attend scheduled meetings...

non-swimmer

non-swimmer  n.— «“Everybody kowtowed to the stereotype that black people were not good at swimming.” A South African colleague showed just how unquestioningly this received “wisdom” was accepted. Under apartheid, he...