Ngoma

Ngoma is an African family name or surname.

Ngoma may refer to:

Places
  • Ngoma, Namibia, a settlement on the border between Namibia and Botswana
  • Ngoma, Rulindo, North Province, Rwanda
  • Ngoma, Uganda, a municipality in Nakaseke District
  • Ngoma, Ukerewe, a ward in Ukerewe District, Tanzania
  • Ngoma, Zambia, headquarters of Kafue National Park, and its airstrip:
    • Ngoma Airport
  • Ngoma District, Rwanda district of the East Province, centred around Kibungo
Other uses
  • Ngoma (satellite radio), a satellite radio music channel
  • Ngoma drums, common in Central and Southern Africa or the ngoma lungundu
  • Ngoma (record label), an African local record company, based in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ngoma, an alternate term for the yuka family of drums used in the music of Cuba

Other articles related to "ngoma":

Tudor Parfitt - Biography - Origins of The Lemba
... have a tradition of having brought a drum, or ngoma, which they believe they brought from the Middle East centuries ago ... Parfitt noted that their description of the ngoma was similar to that of the Biblical Ark of the Covenant ... The Lemba claim to have brought their ark/ngoma from Arabia at some point in the past ...
Ngoma Drums - Use in Uganda
... Uganda have a special relationship with ngoma drums, so much so that it is thought by many people that theirs is the country where this type of drum actually originated ... The Baganda are fondly thought of as the children of Ngoma ... The ngoma is used for communication and celebration and is also a symbol of authority ...
Arthur Z'ahidi Ngoma
... Arthur Z'ahidi Ngoma (born 1947) is one of four vice-presidents in the transitional government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ... Ngoma previously worked as a university lecturer and for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ...
Ngoma (satellite Radio)
... Ngoma is a satellite radio channel carried across Africa by 1worldspace, and through the US on XM Satellite Radio's online service ... Ngoma mainly plays various forms of African music including African Pop, and Classic African Tribal music ...