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A bladed African tool like a machete.
- ‘Meanwhile, five people are battling for their lives after being attacked by two men armed with pangas and knives on Sunday around 03: 00 hours at a new market in Mkushi.’
- ‘Patice is given a panga, ploughshare, planer, bag of maize, bag of beans and small packets of tomato, onion, pumpkin and cabbage seed and he puts all of these in a hessian bag.’
- ‘We went down the footpath to her house between a small army of native boys who were cutting the coarse grass with scythes, known in West Africa as pangas.’
- ‘‘We put our own lives at risk because these boys carry long knives and pangas when they enter the school premises,’ he said.’
- ‘These will be men who know their way around a panga, the weapon of choice in modern-day Africa, and I would put my life on the line for them.’
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