from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A river of southern Ethiopia and southern Somalia flowing about 1,609 km (1,000 mi) to the Indian Ocean.

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  • proper n. The capital city of South Sudan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The mane of an animal.
  • n. A loose panicle, the axis of which falls to pieces, as in certain grasses.


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  • 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

    Sudan Tribune: Plural news and views on Sudan

  • February 3, 2010 - (JUBA) - Western Equatoria Independent Candidate Col Joseph Bakosoro survived a fatal car accident early Wednesday morning in Juba.

    Sudan Tribune : Plural news and views on Sudan

  • By Isaac Vuni February 10, 2009 (JUBA) - The Minister of SPLA Affairs Lt. Gen. Nhial Deng Nhial, appointed on December 22, 2008, today responded to a summons of the August House requesting him to make a statement on the security situation in the metropolitan capital Juba and the states.


  • In 2008, China opened a consulate in Juba, the south's capital, an unusual move for China in a place with separatist aspirations.

    China Courts Secessionists in Sudan, Breaking a Mold

  • 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.

    Religious Leaders Urge Strong International Support Ahead of Sudan Referendum

  • 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.

    January Books 27) Holy Disorders, by Edmund Crispin

  • 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.

    Sorry, Sudan

  • 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.

    Sorry, Sudan

  • 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.

    Sorry, Sudan

  • 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.

    Sorry, Sudan


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