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Bura

 

or Huve, a people living along the upper reaches of the Edseram River on both sides of the Nigerian-Cameroon border. The Bura, together with the related peoples of the Margi, Tera (who call themselves Nyamashi), and Bata (who unite the ethnic groups of the Mubi, Kapsiki, Higi, Holma, and others), number about 1 million (according to a 1967 estimate). The Bura language belongs to the Hausa group. The majority of the Bura are Muslims. The chief occupations are agriculture (millet and peanuts) and livestock raising.

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The Bura irrigation project, which the Bank funded in the 1980s, was to irrigate about 35,000 acres to grow cotton and maize at an estimated cost of $98 million.
Principal Secretary Mikah Pkopus Powon, Tana River Senator Juma Wario, Deputy Governor Salim Batuyu also attended the launch of the programme in Bura, Wayu, Hola and Garsen town before proceeding to Waldena in Tana River County.
Abdulahi Gudo, a member of a local peace committee, said Bura Kipini village belongs to the Orma, while Ozi is a Pokomo village.
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The college building has won the BURA (British Urban Regeneration Association) award for Best Practice in Regeneration.
Two of this second SLM-Unity group that merged with JEM yesterday, Hammad Shatta Rabah, and Sediq Bura Moussa, were close to Charif Harir, a secular Sudanese opponent and a former leading member of the Federal Alliance of Ahmed Diraig.
Its success has recently been recognised nationally, winning the Bura (British Urban Regeneration Award) for best practice in regeneration.