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Susu

 

(also Soso), a people living in the coastal regions of the Republic of Guinea, in the administrative regions of Boffa, Fria, Kindia, Dubréka, Conakry, and Forécariah. The Susu number about 415,000 (1970, estimate). Their language belongs to the southern group of Mande languages (Mande-fu). The Susu are rapidly assimilating the neighboring smaller tribes, such as the Baga, Landuma, Nalu, and Mikifore. The majority of Susu are Muslims. The chief occupations are farming (rice, millet, and bananas and pineapples for export) and fishing.


Susu

 

(Platanista gangetica), an aquatic mammal of the family Platanistidae of the suborder Odontoceti (toothed whales).

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Nyerges AE (1988) Seasonal constraints in the Guinea Savanna: Susu ecology in Sierra Leone.
Apparently, Susu and the proliferation of mobile money transfer services has greatly improved and facilitated internal remittance in Ghana.
Ecobank has a microfinance arm - EB-ACCION and Barclays launched a susu banking scheme in 2005.
mentagrophytes susu izole edilmis; suslara ait DNA'larin EcoRI enzimi kullanilarak kesimi sonucunda, 18S rDNA ve ITS bolgesinden duzenlenen prob ile hibridizasyon sonuclari karsilastirilmistir.
The accumulated savings are returned to the client with no interest; instead, one day's deposit, a commission to the Susu collector, is deducted from the deposits (for comprehensive details, see Aryeetey and Steel, 1995).
Ae susu is 'milk' (literally 'breast fluid') while dhuju, a term related to Malay ujung, 'end, extremity', generally denotes carrying out a procedure from beginning to end, in order to attain an intended result* Especially in the more complete form dhuju nama, the term can refer to a rite or ritual; hence dhuju nama ae susu might further be glossed as 'milk ritual'.
Those from the Rice Coast, the largest group, included the Wolof, Mandinka, Fula, Baga, Susu, Limba, Temne, Mende, Vai, Kissi, Kpelle, etc, but there were also slaves brought from the Gold Coast (now Ghana), Calabar, Congo, and Angola.
A smidge older than me and tons wiser, SuSu Elves me great advice and helps me navigate even the stickiest of sitches.
Susu (22) won the 1999 Challenge Stakes, although only two of her progeny has raced - Swaziland, the winner of six races in Greece this year - while another top-class performer is Sensation (24), who won the Falmouth Stakes and produced Systematic.
Abhulimen y Susu (2007), desarrollaron un modelo para la deteccion de fugas en lineas de ductos.
It was the second goal from Susu which gave us the stability.
And Citibabes Pop-Up Trunk Show leased monthly space at 971 Madison Avenue, between 75th and 76th Street, to host "sample-like" sales with Marie Chantal, Okkies, Splendid and Baby Susu, according to Consolo.