Kaffirs


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Kaffirs

South African gold mining shares that trade on the London Stock Exchange.

Kaffirs

Informal for shares in a South African publicly-traded company, especially a gold mining company. Kaffirs trade on both the London Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, as well as in the United States as American Depository Receipts.
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A: Kaffirs were a team representing the Orange Free State FA who embarked on an extensive British tour in September 1899.
He describes the Queen as a leading kaffir and blames her, as head of the Church of England, for converting Muslims to Christianity.
We knew what Boers and what Kaffirs appeared nightly at the Rustenburg office to give treasonable information about us; we knew what columns were converging on us and their appointed places in the mechanical arrangement of Lord Kitchener, and we knew the exact moment when it would be necessary for our little band to scatter and to avoid the meshes of the net which was being so laboriously and so uselessly drawn in our sight.
Guarding continuous site of the platform composting vegetable waste from the Plain of Kaffirs - Reception;- Management and access control;- The safety of goods and persons (intrusion, fire alarm);- Execution of specific tasks related.
We have areas where the kaffirs (non-Muslims) are paying us the tax.