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  • n. Plural form of sjambok.


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  • Meanwhile Labour Whips are doubtless oiling their sjamboks and knouts as I write.

    Referendum News

  • "They threw stones at these people, shot at them, whipped some of them with sjamboks and robbed them," said Inspector Moses Maphakela.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Some, carrying sjamboks and a knobkerrie, danced in the street under the watchful eye of police.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Eleven people were killed, scores were beaten with sjamboks, arrested and sentenced to prison.

    ANC Today

  • "We are happy to report that no children were injured and there were only a few bruises that were taken care of by the emergency services that were in the midst with ambulances," Mkhabela said, while refuting media reports that teargas and sjamboks were used to calm the crowd.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • But all the teargas they swallowed, all the sjamboks, all of that didn't stop them from their work in some of the most ghastly surroundings.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In January 2002 they beat Sibindi to death with crowbars, iron bars and sjamboks, in front of his sons and daughters.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "A group of MDC youths armed with sjamboks (whips), petrol bombs and knives went to Chidakirire Building in Kuwadzana 5 where they threw bombs into the building and attacked the occupants and injured eight people," Bvudzijena had told AFP earlier.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Around 9pm three Nigerians were re-arrested and taken back to the camp where they were then allegedly beaten with batons, sjamboks and a firearm.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "They are beating people with sjamboks, just anybody passing by."

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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