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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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Rather than having to pay out hundreds of pounds in one go, Bura guests can pay off their holiday from as little as GBP30 per month.
Bura English Zumunta mata shanga Christian women we all mbru ka talentu, have talents, Ka mbru hara kithlir So let us do the work bzir Hyel.
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.
It was because of these and other projects that BURA felt Liverpool was the ideal place to talk about issues around urban regeneration.
The Broomfield Urban Renewal Authority will own the stadium once it is completed BURA purchased 10 acres of land in Arista for the arena site.
It was launched in 1997 after residents raised concern about the area's decline and now BURA judges visited area this week to see what the scheme has done and to talk to the executive team and local community groups.
Three Indigenous Australians involved in research and cultural heritage management were elected to the executive committee of AURA: Mr Frank Budby of Gutha Bimbi Berri Gubba Nanhi Bura Aboriginal Corporation, Farleigh, Mr Mick Starkey, a ranger at Uluru National Park, and Mr Victor Steffenson of Ang-Gnarra Aboriginal Corporation at Laura.
The intelligent filtering and error-checking will enhance data integrity and increase efficiencies for both the customer and our internal provisioning staff," said Chris Bura, Chief Executive Officer of Alldomains.
Lumla, Nov 22 ( ANI ): The Tawang unit of the powerful Arunachal Pradesh Gaon Bura Association has urged the King of Bhutan to give permission to build the Bhutan portion of the Lumla-Tashigang Road.
Its success has recently been recognised nationally, winning the Bura (British Urban Regeneration Award) for best practice in regeneration.