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  1. SGF: How Fashola was schemed outRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Vanguard

    ... rn minorities back to the agenda of one north. "This is just a move to woo the northern minorities back to the Hausa Fulani agenda before they will again humiliate us after they have achieved their purpose," the northern leader a former

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  2. A better cow for a better lifeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | ELCA.org

    ... Muslim. Yet cooperation is enjoyed and is a key to the dairy partnership. In 2004 discussions began on how the local Fulani herders could better their lives. In the past, they had struggled during the dry season. "I had a local cow which gave me ...

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  3. Language Learning in a Multilingual CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Psychology Today

    Our guest today is Leslie C. Moore, an Associate Professor of Linguistics at Ohio University who studied language learning in Cameroon. Leslie, could you please tell us about your own linguistic background? I grew up in a family that was monolingual but bidialectal.

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  4. Nigeria: Exclusive - Use Fulani Herdsmen, Hunters to Fight Boko...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | AllAfrica.com

    As Nigeria grapples with the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the North-Eastern part of the country, the option of recruiting and paying "attractive amount of money" to Fulani herdsmen to tackle the insurgents has been recommended to the Federal Government. The recommendation is contained in a bulky report titled: "Towards a New Dawn in Nigeria post 2015."

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  5. Liberia: Business Community Wants Govt Intervene in Mutilated Notes CrisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... refuse their change in the same mutilated notes whenever they transact business. This situation, according to the Fulani businessman, is worrisome and therefore asked Government to find a lasting solution to it. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is ...

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  6. Budding opera star from Altrincham has plenty to sing about after GCSE success at St Bede'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Messenger Newspapers

    A ST Bede's pupil, Charlotte Killingley, is hoping a clean sweep of 12 A* GCSEs will propel her to become an opera star. Her A*s came in English, English Literature, Latin, Latin literature, physics, chemistry, biology, Spanish, religion, Maths, statistics and Music.

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  7. Walking With Abel: Journeys With the Nomads of the African Savannah' by Anna BadkhenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Boston.com

    After more than a decade reporting from global flashpoints including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, Anna Badkhen steps off the front lines and into an ancient way of life in her lyrical, meditative new book. She wanted "to tap into a slower knowledge," she writes of her travels with a family of Fulani cattle herders.

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  8. Navel Gazing in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Wall Street Journal

    ... about the Fulani. If it were, it would be written in plain English and wouldn't focus on the author's ex-lover. The Fulani are a people, some 15 million strong, who inhabit 20 countries in West Africa. Like their northern neighbors the Tuaregs, or ...

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  9. PW Picks: Books of the Week, August 3, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Publishers' Weekly

    ... After years as a war correspondent, Badkhen ( The World Is a Carpet ) came to Mali in 2013 to live with the nomadic Fulani as they walk across Mali's savannah. This lyrical account of that journey eloquently describes the culture of the Fulani and ...

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  10. Nigerian Church endangered if Boko Haram captures Plateau - COCIN presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... their properties. The media report is usually that these communities have been attacked by unknown gunmen or by Fulani herdsmen. The underlying motive is to destroy the Church. "Even in Nasarawa State, we have lost no less than five congregations. ...

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  11. Vana Prewitt: Utilize the black communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Sun Journal

    ... Soul Food restaurant, imports from Africa (porcupine quills make the best hair pins), or exotic golden designs from Fulani goldsmiths? The evidence of being disadvantaged as business owners is obvious among New Bern Blacks. We would have a more ...

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  12. Smart shots bring Nigeria to brink of polio eradicationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NatureNews

    ... is part of a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention effort to map nomadic communities, says that most of the Fulani people he tracks welcome polio vaccination of children, and that more-sceptical communities have been won over with health ...

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  13. Ali Baba & The Blessing Band Brings Traditional West African Music to the Levitt Pavilion L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... years in Mali as a successful tour guide and a professional singer. A multi-cultural mix of the Malinke' and nomadic Fulani tribe, Ali speaks five languages; Fulbe, Dogon, Bambara, French and English. "It is an honor to present my culture to others ...

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  14. South Sudan: Independent South Sudan's Economic WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The capital of South Sudan lies hundreds of kilometres away from the pockets of violence and severe food insecurity that is tearing apart the world's youngest nation. Nonetheless, Juba's businesses are caught up in their own fight for survival.

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  15. Eat not this fishRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Politico

    ... or goats - do not eat fish; Somali goatherds insult one another: "Speak not to me with a fish-eating mouth." The Fulani catfish ban is a superstition that may be as old as the first domesticated cow. Variations of fish taboo girdle the world. Some ...

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  16. Nigerian Civil War BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2015 | The Free Dictionary

    ... the Yoruba , which formed about 75% of the population in the southwestern part. The semi-feudal and Islamic Hausa-Fulani in the North were traditionally ruled by a feudal, conservative Islamic hierarchy consisting of Emirs who, in turn, owed their ...

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  17. What are the drivers of Nigeriaa s a ups and downsa ?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The Ikoyi district, one of the most affluent neighborhoods of Lagos, Nigeria, features rare open green space in the city of about 20 million people. Why are some African governments better at enacting polices that benefit the country as a whole while others engage in pork barrel politics that only benefit specific communities or interests? That's the main question driving Carl LeVan in his new book, " Dictators and Democracy in African Development: The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria " .

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  18. Coming-of-age ceremonies aren't just for boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | The Wave

    After writing about boys' coming-of-age ceremonies a couple of weeks ago, I decided it was only fair to explore coming-of-age ceremonies for girls. Plus, I promised my daughter that I would.

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  19. Boko Haram threat shifting African pastoralist movementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... Islamist militant groups including Boko Haram, make the annual journey increasingly perilous. Thousands of Niger's Fulani nomads, for instance, normally migrate south with their cattle and camels along two key routes: one to Ghana via Togo, Benin ...

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  20. Awaiting G7 BenefitsRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2015 | Vanguard

    ... and myriads of communal attacks that have left tears, sorrows and blood around the Middle Belt and linked to alleged Fulani herdsmen. We urgently require equipment and technical advice to improve our intelligence gathering and evolve pre-emptive ...

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