Dinka

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a Nilotic language

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It was also revealed that the mob, which was seeking the 36 Dinka tribe members, fired at the shelter- seekers and ransacked the camp.
Abyei belongs to Misseriya through the gun," they shouted, referring to the nomadic Arab Misseriya who regularly graze their animals and move through Abyei where the Dinka tribe have traditionally lived.
Some 1,200 kilometers south in Juba, Abel Garang, from the Southern Dinka tribe like most of Abyei's permanent residents, is just as certain the region is Southern.
The Shilluk tribesmen attacked the village of Bony-Thiang in Upper Nile state on Friday morning, killing civilians of the Dinka tribe, the army said.
Some 50 armed and masked men in military uniform from the Shilluk tribe attacked the village of Bony-Thiang in Upper Nile state on Friday morning, killing civilians of the Dinka tribe, the army said on Saturday.
Alor, who comes from the Abyei area, said the southern-allied Ngok Dinka tribe had lost some small areas of land "but would accept the ruling.
John Garang, a prominent figure of the African Dinka Tribe.
A recent outbreak in neighboring Sudan is estimated to have affected 20,000 members of the Dinka tribe in 1998 and 1999; the death rate was 10%-14%.
Born in southern Sudan, he was one of nine children and a member of the Dinka tribe - the average height of a Dinka man is 6ft5ins and the tribe produces many of the world's tallest people.
According to Human Rights Watch, the convicted woman, Abok Alfa Akok, an 18-year-old unmarried Christian from the Dinka tribe, who was pregnant at the time of her conviction, did not have legal representation during the trial, which was conducted in Arabic with no translation available.
This paper examines the core values of the Dinka tribe of Sudan, focusing on the most prominent aspects of their family life.
We hear the story of Abot Awan Gaidit, a member of Sudan's Dinka tribe, who sold his clothes to buy maize for his children.
He also claimed the country was dominated by Dinka tribe and the army turned into a tribal militia that "targets non-Dinka ethnicities".