American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A river of southern Ethiopia and southern Somalia flowing about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) to the Indian Ocean.
- n. The capital city of South Sudan.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) The mane of an animal.
- n. (Bot.) A loose panicle, the axis of which falls to pieces, as in certain grasses.
“September 23, 2010 (JUBA) - A peaceful referendum procession has been organized for Juba and other parts of Southern Sudan as citizens show solidarity in full support of their”
“February 3, 2010 - (JUBA) - Western Equatoria Independent Candidate Col Joseph Bakosoro survived a fatal car accident early Wednesday morning in Juba.”
“In 2008, China opened a consulate in Juba, the south's capital, an unusual move for China in a place with separatist aspirations.”
“Preparations for the vote have been running behind schedule and tensions have risen between Khartoum and the semi-autonomous government in Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan.”
“I haven't as yet particularly felt the lack of it in Juba itself, where I stay at an Ethiopian hotel and hire a Kenyan driver, but making the effort is important.”
“Humanitarian officials in Juba complain that in the early days of the project, too much emphasis was put on "recovery" efforts — restoring basic social services — and too little on institution building.”
“During a recent interview at the president's compound in Juba, Kiir looked sick and drawn, sniffling and wiping sweat from his brow with a crumpled tissue.”
“Few civil servants have much education, and some 85percent of the country's security forces are believed to be illiterate, according to a Western security source in Juba, who asked for anonymity in order to speak more frankly.”
“When Juba is flooded with aid money, the few educated Sudanese elites who are there may choose to avoid government posts altogether — instead setting up their own NGOs to tap directly into the aid pipeline.”
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