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2008-01-23 12:00:53

Text of report by Zambian privately-owned daily newspaper The Post website on 23 January Energy minister Kenneth Konga yesterday said power blackouts would continue because of increased demand for power. And last evening almost the entire country experienced a third power blackout in four days. Meanwhile, Konga who was grilled by several members of parliament over the power blackouts, said Zesco [Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation] Limited would not compensate anyone whose equipment...


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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