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  • Il change the fact that these hausa/arab marry off young girls at tender age to old men and deprive these girls their right to happiness, luv, education and independence

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  • I have the same experience but this time the person calls and everytime i pick up, he starts speaking hausa.

    CRAZY FLASHERS DON COME AGAIN O!

  • In Africa, the hausa potato is sometimes used in the treatment of dysentery and in the treatment of certain eye disorders.

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  • The hausa potato is believed to have originated in central or east Africa, but was early spread throughout tropical Africa and into South-East Asia, including India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and Indonesia, where it is cultivated on a small scale.

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  • The hausa potato is relatively free from pests and diseases though Pycnarmon cribata, Phostria piasusalis and a leaf folder, Hymenia curvalis, have been reported from India as being important.

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  • Field spacing - in Sri Lanka the hausa potato is usually planted at about 22 cm spacing on ridges 90 cm apart; in India a slightly closer spacing of 15-20 cm along the ridge is sometimes used.

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  • Although formerly of considerable importance as a staple foodstuff in tropical Africa, the hausa potato has been largely replaced by other starchy foodstuffs, such as cassava and potatoes, and production has declined to such an extent that it has almost disappeared in many areas.

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  • There was a young guy wearing jeans, t-shirt and a hausa cap at a jaunty angle.

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  • I told my colleague to tell him in hausa that we were coming back to purchase his medicines since we didn’t have money to buy them now.

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  • VOANews. com/hausa/), with a weekly audience of about 21 million, broadcasts 13 hours a week on radio to Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Chad and Cameroon.

    Media Newswire

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  • "'She had been a Popish missionary's housekeeper, you see, and she was selling what he had left. Everything had gone except these books and papers and the potto, which the people of all the nations in Whydah, even the Hausas, suspected of being a Roman fetiso, which might offend the local spirits.'"

    --P. O'Brian, The Commodore, 238

    March 18, 2008