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a people in Cameroon, inhabiting the highlands between the Mbam and the Noun rivers.

Some of the Bamileke live in the city of Douala or in its vicinity. The Bamileke and related tribes such as the Bamum (Mum; self-designation Shupamen) and others number about 1 million (1967 estimate). The language spoken by the Bamileke is one of the eastern Bantoid languages. Most of the Bamileke are Muslims, but some adhere to local traditional beliefs. Their basic occupation is agriculture (corn, cassava, and peanuts). The Bamileke also work on banana, coffee, and quinine plantations and at the seaport of Douala.


Peoples of the Central Cameroons. London, 1954.
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ZAO is suing NWE for its full money back, plus damages.
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Since the 1960s, the Army has exercised an NWE survivability program that includes the survivability of HEMP.
The Positive outlook reflects the improved financial performance of NWE which Fitch expects to be sustained over the next couple of years.
French technology website, NWE (NoWhereElse) has got hold of the live images of the yet-to-be-released Lumia 630, apparently confirming the device will have dual-SIM slots, the first Windows Phone OS powered device to boast of this feature.
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NWE NRL say any feedback received will be put into a consultation report which will be submitted to the Infrastructure Planning Commission as part of the final application in 2012.
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Awlay Falakoghlo, head of the Turkmen Front-Legal Leadership, told the Suleimaniya-based Kurdistani Nwe newspaper, "There are internal and external efforts worsening [the security] situation in the area; thus, we demand the Peshmarga forces come to protect Talafar.
The Iraqi official told the Kurdish daily Kurdistani Nwe that Article 140 is internationally recognized and it is strange that some parties are avoiding it.
NWe are all born without a kneecap and babies have no knees until they are two to six years old.