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Nkhoma
photograph by Amber Dwyer

Nkhoma

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nkhoma

Nkhoma is a hill in the Lilongwe District of Malawi. South African missionaries established a mission in 1889 and named the mission after the hill.[1]

Nowadays, Nkhoma still hosts the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian - Nkhoma Synod and several affiliated institutions:

Nkhoma is also a surname common among the Chewa and Tumbuka people. All those that have this last name can trace their ancestors' migration route through the Dedza area in the 17th century. The name is common in the Eastern province of Zambia especially in Chipata and Lundazi.