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Abron

David P. Johnson.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 71 words.

The Abron inhabit the borderlands of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Burkina Faso. They speak a Niger-Congo language and

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Abron

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Ethnic group of West Africa, also known as Abrong, Bron, Brong, Bono, and Tchaman.

The Abron inhabit the borderlands of Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Burkina Faso. They speak a...

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Abuja

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Official capital of Nigeria.

The town of Abuja was founded by the Hausa Zazzua dynasty and conquered by the Fulani during their early-eighteenth-century jihad (holy war). Abuja is...

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Abuja, Nigeria

Eric Bennett.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 231 words.

The town of Abuja was founded by the Hausa Zazzua dynasty and conquered by the Fulani during their early-eighteenth-century jihad

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Abusua

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Abusua is an expression used by the Akan people of Ghana to denote the notion of clan or family. Within Akan society and culture, abusua basically refers to the concept ...

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Access to Knowledge in Africa: The role of copyright

Christopher May.

in African Affairs

October 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 776 words.

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Accounting for Horror: Post-genocide debates in Rwanda, by Nigel Eltringham. London: Pluto Press, 2004. xv + 232 pp. £15.99 paperback, ISBN 0-7453-2000-7 (paperback)

Phil Clark.

in African Affairs

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: African Studies; International Relations; African History; Regional Political Studies. 0 words.

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Accra

Overview page. Subjects: African Studies.

Capital, transportation hub, and largest city of Ghana.

The political, economic, and cultural center of Ghana, Accra occupies a flat, level plain on the Atlantic coast. Originally...

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Accra, Ghana

David P. Johnson.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 560 words.

The political, economic, and cultural center of Ghana, Accra occupies a flat, level plain on the Atlantic coast. Originally

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Achebe, Chinua (1930–)

Marian Aguiar.

in Encyclopedia of Africa

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Studies. 1094 words.

Chinua Achebe once described his writing as an attempt to set the historical record straight by showing “that African people

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