jellaba


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a loose cloak with a hood

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Indeed, one effect of the austerity measures and currency devaluations of the SAPs had been the "impoverishment of the middle classes and a marked polarisation among the Jellaba themselves.
As for the elimination of Muslim Northern Sudanese traders, the jellaba, in 1938 the District Commissioner at Bor admitted that the hoped-for Greek and Syrian petty traders were unwilling to operate in his district.
La musique andalouse peut bien se passer des Jellaba et des terbouch, comme exemple pour ne pas toujours lui coller cette etiquette [beaucoup moins que]elle est conservatrice[beaucoup plus grand que] ou presentee au moment de Ftour pour lui enlever cette etiquette de [beaucoup moins que]digestive[beaucoup plus grand que].
Today the word has become almost an insult as it entered the discourse of racial dichotomy pitting the 'Arab' communities of the Nile valley, the Jliyeen, Shaygiyya and Danagla from which the jellaba were mostly drawn, against the 'African' populations of the hinterlands.
Her mother throws on a yellow and purple striped jellaba.
DAVID Beckham lying low in Morocco and trying to disguise himself with a jellaba.
He stepped out of the limo into the burning heat dressed in a jellaba - a traditional desert garment of a long white gown and all-over white headscarf that covered everything but his eyes.
Some of the provocations generated by the policies of the authorities included the imprisonment of Mak Hussein al-Iheimer of Dallami Rural District in 1978, because he refused to surrender the natives' lands to the Mechanised Farming Schemes, which belonged to Jellaba (petty Arab merchant) traders.
Her costumes ran the spectrum from a Christian Dior, fur-trimmed, bejeweled velvet gown to the jellaba garb of a Tunisian vendor.
If the SPLM ruling party can commit itself to co-exist peacefully with the NCP Jellaba ruling party in the Sudan why should it be difficult for it to reach out and do the same with the very Non-SPLM nationals of South Sudan?
Further, it could be a reward for the unpaid time of the struggle for liberation from Jellaba bondages.
Also the Jihadist call is nothing but a mismatching mobilization for the Jellaba where the war now is not aimed at Islamization of South Sudanese infidels but at the land and its natural resources, especially oil or petroleum.
As for the professional trader, the Jellaba, he in baronial eyes was an equally undesirable immigrant, battering on the villages, selling rubbishy goods at a vast profit, and introducing venereal disease.
By Justin Ambago Ramba May 13, 2011 -- The SPLM Political Bureau is clearly using the politics of the belly, Jellaba style , in their ruthless campaign to garner support for their Draft Transitional Constitution which they want to impose on the nascent Republic of South Sudan.
Motivated to concentrate power, wealth and social status the Jellaba descendants adamantly refused to pay any attention to the justified demands by the people of South Sudan for the adoption of a federal system of government in the wake of Sudan's independence from Britain.