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Tonga women

By tradition the Tonga women had their four upper front teeths knocked out to beautify themselves. This was done when the girls left childhood and were ready to get married (around age 13) If the teeths were not removed no Tonga man would marry them. This tradition was ended in the late 60:ies and the only women today without front teeths are 60 year or more old women. This woman had a less traditional "50-Cent Get rich or die trying" T-shirt.
The whim of a dictator

November 27th 2006
One by one the big overland truck companies arrived. To the chorus of the Soft-Rock band Toto’s “Africa” the trucks would park, open their doors and - like if someone had opened a tap - emptying its content of party-longing-tourists in yet another place to spend their greenbacks. Some pitch their tents - others head straight to the bar. The Victoria Falls. A guaranteed ... read more
Africa » Zimbabwe » Harare

Zimbabwean Flag The UK annexed Southern Rhodesia from the South Africa Company in 1923. A 1961 constitution was formulated that favored whites in power. In 1965 the government unilaterally declared its independence, but the UK did not recognize the act and demanded ... ... read more
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