Fulani


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Fulani

a cattle-owning tribe in West Africa. Many varieties of zebu cattle are included in the general category of Fulani. See sudanese fulani cattle.
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Seasonal variation in the level of some chemical and hematological components in the blood of white Fulani cows in westetn Nigeria.
The Attakar people, a mainly Christian ethnic group, were forced to move en masse earlier this year, as they were frequently attacked by Fulani militants, and the security forces could not guarantee their safety.
In the three northern regions--Adamawa, North, and Far North--French and Fulfulde, the language of the Fulani, are widely spoken.
Law enforcement officials were surprised and had to be concerned when the conversation was translated from Fulani - dialect spoken in the maid's native.
In Nigeria, various breeds of cattle breeds commonly found are Muturu, White Fulani, Keteku, N'Dama, Gudali, Red Bororo and Kuri as well as their crosses (Blench, 1994)
This came when he received the Chief General of Fallata (the term applied to the Fulani in Sudan) in South Darfur State, Ahmed El-Samani, heading a big delegation of the tribe, at his office in the Republican Palace
The inhabitants of this village are from a diverse variety of local tribes including Fulani, Mambilla, Kaka, Tigung, Tiv, Ndoro, Panso and Kambu.
They arrived in America speaking Bambara, Ewe, Fon, Fante, Fulani, Hausa, Kongo, Kimbundu, Vai, and Mende, among other languages.
50 Kempton The Fulani people of west Africa are one of the largest nomadic groups in the world, centred in the plains of Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea.
Fulani and Kurlander (2009) argue that the achievement gap does not accurately or adequately capture what is going on when the learning and development experiences of poor children of color are compared to those of middle class kids.
The focus of the article elucidates the efficacy of health literacy program on the pastoral Fulani rural women and their families, as well as ascertains the extent to which the stated aims and objectives of the Nomadic Educational Policy (NCNC, 1996) have been obtained.