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  1. Nigeria: Deaths - Measles, Hunger Kill 70 RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    No fewer than 50 children and 20 men and women taking refuge in Bali local government area of Taraba State have so far died following the outbreak of measles and other related ailments. Briefing journalists yesterday in Beli, the spokesman of the camp, Mr. Emmanuel Kegh, said that the deaths were as a result of the outbreak of measles, cholera, malaria, lack of food and excessive exposure to cold.

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  2. Localizing an operating system for a language with no high-tech vocabularyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boing Boing

    When Senegalese Mozillan Ibrahima Sarr translated Firefox OS into Fulah, he had to coin an entire technological vocabulary, so "crash" became "hookii" . Ibrahima Sarr, a Senegalese coder, led the translation of Firefox into Fulah, which is spoken by 20m people from Senegal to Nigeria.

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  3. Nigeria: Big Brother Unveils Nigerian HousemateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... g Brother Africa bigger than the last - and we've really upped the ante this year," she says. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked the Tse Shima, Mbatsoho community of Mballagh council ward in see more>>

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  4. Nigeria: Oshiomhole Sacks Agency HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... government property in his possession to the secretary, Edo State Public Procurement Agency. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked the Tse Shima, Mbatsoho community of Mballagh council ward in see more>>

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  5. Nigeria: Kaduna Assembly Passes 3rd Supplementary BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... the importance of the bill, saying it will have direct bearing on the well being of citizens. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked the Tse Shima, Mbatsoho community of Mballagh council ward in see more>>

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  6. Nigeria: Science And Technology Minister Harps On Sectoral SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | AllAfrica.com

    ... endering technological growth, employment generation and achieving foreign exchange earnings. Gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen yesterday attacked the Tse Shima, Mbatsoho community of Mballagh council ward in see more>>

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  7. Translating Smartphone Technology.Read the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Languagehat.com

    Ousmane sweats under a tin roof as he thumbs through a Chinese smartphone that he is selling at the technology market in Bamako, Mali. Words in French, Mali's official language, scroll down the screen.

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  8. Negotiations to Free Nigeria's Kidnapped Chibok School GirlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | CFR.org

    ... seeking to locate the ten, there may have been a Boko Haram internal struggle: the ten were all Kanuri, to which the Fulani may have objected. So, a hypothesis is that the demand was upped to sixteen . The Premium Times identifies the negotiation's ...

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  9. Cookies, caches and cowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | MetaFilter

    Ibrahima Sarr, a Senegalese coder, led the translation of Firefox into Fulah, which is spoken by 20m people from Senegal to Nigeria. "Crash" became hookii ; "timeout" became a honaama .

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  10. Minority languages: Cookies, caches and cowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Economist

    OUSMANE sweats under a tin roof as he thumbs through a Chinese smartphone that he is selling at the technology market in Bamako, Mali. Words in French, Mali's official language, scroll down the screen.

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  11. Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar announces Nigeria presidency bid Abubakar, a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Newstime Africa

    ... told thousands of young supporters and leaders of the opposition All Progressive Congress (APC). Abubakar, a Fulani from Nigeria's northeastern Adamawa State, was a founding member of the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP). He quit the party in ... 1 comment

  12. Fulani Herdsmen Invade NkoranzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Ghanamma.com

    Major Dereck Oduro FARMERS IN some communities in the Nkoranza North District of the Brong-Ahafo Region have abandoned their farms and bolted following an invasion by Fulani herdsmen of those areas. DAILY GUIDE has gathered that estimated 500 herdsmen from Northern Nigeria and Burkina Faso - with about 5,000 cows - hadstormed the affected communities and had been terrorizing local farmers in the district.

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  13. Sirleaf: Ebola won't dictate Liberia's futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Crofs Blogs

    ... graced by House Speaker Alex Tyler and subheads of the Fula Community in Liberia. President Sirleaf referred to the Fulani donation as a significant contribution that surpassed all. She noted that it also showed where the hearts of the Fulani are in ...

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  14. What Islam Says About Street BeggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | In-depth Africa

    ... should come down from the horse and pick it up himself. To him begging is just a societal thing among the Hausa Fulani people and not religion as other Muslims from other parts of the country do not run around on the street begging any beggar you ...

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  15. Audacity of the Hausa/Fulani and the continued marginalization of...Read the original story

    Saturday Sep 13 | Nigeriaworld

    ... and failed to defend the indefensible, and the more I listen to him and his men the more I conclude that these Hausa/Fulani have nothing but a singular agenda in Nigeria...to dominate everything. Under Prof. Atahiru Jega, there are roughly thirteen ...

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  16. Ebola Alert: Are We At Risk of Contracting From Fulani Nomads?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Ghanamma.com

    ... within this year? Do we stand the risk as a nation from these foreigners? It's also worth analyzing the issue of Fulani herdsmen flocking into the country. They spread over many countries, predominantly in West Africa including Ebola stricken ...

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  17. Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and ... The Ceaseless Roar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | The Miami Herald

    ... far more global-minded. Camara takes it even further afield in the album-closing reprise by singing it in his native Fulani language before handing the vocal back to Plant. Plant has long been seeking common threads between the styles of music that ...

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  18. Sankofa African Arts Movs to New LocationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Oakland Post

    ... from Kenya, Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria, and Ivory Coast; paintings by a Rwandan artist; mod cloth from Ghana; and Fulani earrings from Northern Africa. Bimpeh adds, "I want to represent the African [culture]. Bringing the African community and arts here ...

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  19. Robert Plant aims for nuance in album 'lullaby and a The Ceaseless Roar'Read the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | Los Angeles Times

    ... far more global-minded. Camara takes it even further afield in the album-closing reprise by singing it in his native Fulani language before handing the vocal back to Plant. Plant has long been seeking common threads between the styles of music that ...

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  20. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase polymorphisms and susceptibility to ...Read the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | CiteULike

    ... as assessed in both ethnic groups using genotypic and haplotypic statistical tests.RESULTS:It was confirmed that the Fulani are less susceptible to malaria, and the 202A mutation is rare in this group (

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