Juba I

Juba I

(jo͞o`bə), c.85 B.C.–46 B.C., king of Numidia in N Africa. He joined Pompey's party and in 49 B.C. routed Caesar's legate, Curio. He fought on the side of Metellus ScipioScipio
, ancient Roman family of the Cornelian gens. They were patricians. During the 3d and 2d cent. B.C. they were distinguished by their love of Greek culture and learning.
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 and took his life after Caesar's victory at Thapsus. Despite his defeat, his son, Juba II, d. c.A.D. 20, was educated in Rome and reinstated as king, probably first in Numidia, then in Mauretania (c.25 B.C.). Augustus gave to him in marriage Cleopatra Selene, the daughter of Antony and Cleopatra. Highly learned, Juba II wrote lengthy historical and geographical works.
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At the University of Juba I closely witnessed many colleagues from Upper Nile using the three languages fluently.
Juba is engaging, passionate, and persistent, sympathetic even when arrogance and stubbornness show.
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We are expecting next week to be busy one as far as the transportation of our [SPLA-IO] forces to Juba is concerned," Wol told Sudan Tribune on Monday when asked about when the troops would arrive in Juba.
He asserted that "Security in Juba is paramount not only to a political agreement, but also to ensuring that there is no repeat of the fighting in the capital" that sparked the conflict which consumed the country for more than two years.
The leader of the armed opposition leader of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) however said he will only return to the capital after the security arrangements that move excess government troops out of the capital Juba is implemented.
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Speaking about the incident, an official from the Government of Southern Sudan office in Cairo told Sudan Tribune, "if the Egypt Air flight to Juba is intended to insult South Sudanese and to humiliate them, please stop Egypt Air flights to Juba
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A mammoth building said to be the SPLM headquarters in Juba is left like a badly constructed hanging tower waiting for somebody else from a distant land to have it rescued.