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My name is Andy Rabagliati. The time in Cape Town, South Africa is 07:16. My user page on meta. Check my blog.

Wikipedia in schools

I made it onto Jimmy Wales' promotion video !

I have worked on a number of pages beginning with Z, mostly around Zulus and Zimbabwe.

Zulus

For your extensive work in articles pertaining to South Africa, I, Elf-friend, hereby award you The Barnstar of National Merit. Congratulations! Elf-friend 15:39, 4 Mar 2005 (UTC)
Wikiwizzy is presented this Africa Award for his excellent contributions to Africa-related articles, particularly his thorough work on South Africa-related coverage. Presented by Jcw69| 18:14, 14 December 2005 (UTC) from the Africa-related regional notice board

On Zulus and South Africa, I have either started or worked on the following pages :-

Albert Lutuli, Anglo-Zulu War, Anthony Durnford, Arthur Goldreich, Bantu, Battle of Gqokli Hill, Battle of Isandlwana, Cetshwayo, Dingane, Dingiswayo, Dinizulu, Eshowe, Fort Tenedos, Frederic Augustus Thesiger, 2nd Baron Chelmsford, Goodwill Zwelethini kaBhekuzulu, Henry Bartle Frere, Hlatikhulu Forest, Impi, Jacob Zuma, John Dunn, John William Colenso, KwaDukuza, Lancaster House Agreement, Mangosuthu Buthelezi, Mfecane, Moshoeshoe I, Mpande, Mswati III of Swaziland, Mzilikazi, Napoleon Eugene, Prince Imperial, Ndlela kaSompisi, Ndwandwe, Nguni, Nongoma, Noon gun, Raymond Mhlaba, Rivonia Trial, Rorke's Drift, Route 62, Sangoma, Shaka, Sir Henry Bartle Frere, 1st Baronet, Tugela River, Ulundi, Umhlanga, University of Fort Hare, Usibepu, Z.K. Mathews, Zulu, Zulu Civil War, Zulu language, Zululand, Zwelinzima Vavi

Zimbabwe

Abel Muzorewa, Edson Zvobgo, Enos Nkala, Gideon Gono, Gukurahundi, Guy Clutton-Brock, Herbert Chitepo, Ian Smith, Jonathan Moyo, Joseph Msika, Joshua Nkomo, Josiah Tongogara, Joyce Mujuru, Lancaster House Agreement, Land reform in Zimbabwe, Margaret Dongo, Morgan Tsvangirai, Movement for Democratic Change, Ndabaningi Sithole, Phillip Chiyangwa, Robert Mugabe, Roy Bennett, Simon Muzenda, UANC, Unilateral Declaration of Independence (Rhodesia), Zanu-PF, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe African National Union, Zimbabwe parliamentary elections, 2005

Other

Other pages, mostly from Africa :

Civil war in Côte d'Ivoire, History of Rwanda, Mswati III of Swaziland, Paul Kagame, Rwandan Genocide and related pages, SAFE (cable), Corruption in Kenya, History of salt, Nigerian general election, 2007, Corruption in Kenya, Goldenberg scandal


Travel

I grew up in Kenya, went to public school in the United Kingdom, studied Engineering at Sidney Sussex College, post-grad at Uxbridge University, lived in Tooting, moved to Bristol, worked for British Aerospace and then Inmos, learned and programmed Parallel processing with the Transputer, moved to Columbia, MD, travelled on business up and down the East Coast, travelled around India and Nepal for 3 months, moved to Colorado Springs, CO, did a lot of theatre there with the Star Bar Players[1], did a long trip though Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Cameroon, Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Mali, Dogon territory, Senegal, The Gambia. Later, I moved to South Africa, and I now live in Cape Town, actually Muizenberg, though I love Eshowe also.

Trivia

A little piece of Wikipedia history I found ..

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