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a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa

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a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad

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You have been championing the cause of Fulani herdsmen for quite some time, we know more about you and your involvement in this struggle?
The Fulanis were susceptible to the existing vulnerable political system that presented them with a political opportunity to change it.
b) The Fulani speak a common language (known as Fulfulde or Pulaar) but, due to their wide geographical range, are known by several other names in their host communities, including Fulbe, Fula, Peul, Peulh, and Fellata.
Violent ethno-religious conflict in Wukari community has claimed so many lives of the residents of the area, especially Christians and Muslims, Jukun and Hausa/ Fulani.
The Gombe Emirate was established in the early nineteenth century by Buba Yero, who had the Fulani religious title of modibbo and whose campaigns extended throughout much of the Gongola Basin and up into Borno to the north and the Middle Benue to the south (Low 1972: 90-1).
This study aims at finding the association between BMI, BP and age in Fulani ethnic population of Jama'are.
According to its supporters, the so-called Great Green Wall across northern Africa will stop food shortages, green the desert and even stop Fulani nomads roaming.
Prevalence of parasitic diseases among nomadic fulanis of south-eastern Nigeria.
En el siglo XVI, los marroquies ocuparon la parte occidental y promovieron la difusion de la religion musulmana: los fulanis fueron los mas receptivos al Islam, precisamente este momento marca el inicio de las guerras de reforma islamica.
Una vida que ha puesto un pie en dos mundos opuestos y misteriosamente complementarios, de la sofisticacion social y academica de Nueva Inglaterra a la crudeza de sociedades que contienen, en su escala diminuta, una intensa decantacion de esencialidad humana: los danis de Nueva Guinea, los uda fulanis nigerianos, los coquetos gerewols, nuer sudaneses, afar y hamar etiopes o los ikas (una rama maya) del noreste de Colombia.
In addition, the adults who were residing in Jos had systolic and diastolic blood pressures that were generally higher than those of the rural Fulanis.
But most Fulanis believed Hausa culture gave women too much freedom by allowing them to rule, publicly mingle with men, or inherit property (Callaway, 1987).
Braukamper presents an interesting hypothesis concerning the cultural and historical origin of the Baggara Arabs: their shift from a camel-rearing economy to a mixed cattle herding/millet cultivation economy was not only the result of ecological constraints but was made possible through the incorporation of many Fulanis, who acted as a cultural model, and Fulani customs.