Achan


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Achan

(ā`kăn) or

Achar

(ā`kär), in the Bible, Judahite who kept some of the spoil from the city of Jericho. For this he was stoned.
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Achan

defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
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(37) Personal communication by telephone with Achan Mahawichi ['Mahawichi' is a honorific title bestowed on the Secretariat to the Pattani Sangha leader] on 15 Aug.
One of the MPs, Betty Achan Ogwaro, called on Eastern Equatoria state's parliament to pass a motion that will allow funds to be allocated directly to constituency MPs for them to spend on projects in the areas they represent.
61 Chatthip Nartsupha and Achan Pranut Sapsam obtained their account of the revolt from a local resident who had heard about it from other people on the area.
The minister of agriculture Betty Achan Ogwaro, minister of trade, commerce and investment and minister of petroleum and mining Stephen Dhieu Dau, will all be part of the team.
Machar during the economic cluster meeting on Wednesday also directed the minister of Agriculture and Forestry, Betty Achan Ogwaro, to prepare memos for establishment of respective boards for fruit, honey, gum Arabic, among many others.
Multiple sources in Western Bahr el Ghazal told Sudan Tribune on Monday and Tuesday that Achan Madut was arrested on Monday afternoon and held until around 5pm after she visited people wounded during recent protests.
May 30, 2012 (JUBA) - A chartered aircraft carrying South Sudan's Minister for Agriculture and Forestry, Betty Achan Ogwaro, was forced to return to Juba airport on Thursday, juts moments after the plane left the capital.
Uma May 24, 2012 (JUBA) - Achan Tiapi, 45, has for the past two years extensively benefited from the Southern Sudan Health Nutrition and Empowerment (SHiNE) food assistance program, which specifically targets vulnerable women and children in South Sudan's Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal states.