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  • noun a port town in Eritrea on an inlet of the Red Sea

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Examples

  • "We have always said that this region had the prospectivity to become one of Africa's key gold addresses and Gounkoto -- along with the continuing expansion of Loulo itself and the discovery of other prospects such as Massawa, which is across the border in Senegal but part of the same structure -- has confirmed this belief," Bristow said.

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  • In Senegal, Randgold has a new discovery, Massawa, which is at prefeasibility stage and which it believes has multi million ounce potential and the makings of a world-class orebody.

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  • In Senegal, Randgold has a new discovery, Massawa, which is at prefeasibility stage and which it believes has multi million ounce potential and the makings of a world-class orebody.

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  • "Mangrove leaves and excess seeds are carefully gathered so as not to damage the plants, then used as fodder for sheep and goats," Simon added, who teaches at Eritrea's College of Marine Sciences and Technologies in the port of Massawa, ten kilometres six miles to the north.

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  • The narrow-gauge railroad that snakes from the Red Sea port of Massawa up a dramatic escarpment to the Eritrean capital, Asmara, was an engineering marvel when the Italians completed it -- in the 1920s.

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  • Eritrea also anticipates opening a free trade zone at the port of Massawa in 2008.

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  • Soviet-backed Ethiopian troops and Eritrean rebels had ripped out its rails and ties to fortify bunkers during the long siege of Massawa.

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  • Other cities include Aseb and Massawa, Eritrea’s chief ports. —continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.

    Eritrea

  • Eritrea also anticipates opening a free trade zone at the port of Massawa in 2008.

    Eritrea

  • In 1997, South Korean firms Daewoo and Hanjung signed an agreement to build a heavy oil-fired plant in at Hirgigo, just outside of Massawa.

    Energy profile of Eritrea

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