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also A·ye·sha  (ä′ē-shä′) c. 611-678.
The favorite wife of Muhammad. She led an unsuccessful revolt against his successor, Ali.


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(Biography) ?613–678 ad, the favourite wife of Mohammed; daughter of Abu Bekr


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A.D. 613?–678, favorite wife of Muhammad.
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According to Ayisha Osori, CEO of the Nigerian Women's Trust Fund, failure has two causes: "the state of disconnect between the Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces, President Goodluck Jonathan and the people of the north-east, where Boko Haram has been waging war for years, and the physical, financial and maybe psychological crippling of the Nigerian Army, which meant they could not or would not respond to the cries for help while the abduction was taking place and for days thereafter--when it would have made a world of difference to getting the girls back.
Another panelist, Ayisha Osori, CEO of the Nigerian Women's Trust Fund, pointed out her frustration with similar problems women face in Africa after providing figures on women in Africa.
The DLA Piper team was led by UK Head of Finance & Projects Phillip Butler supported by senior associate Smridhi Gulati and associates Laura Burke and Ayisha Adedeji.
Ayisha Zakheer Hussain, 42, an HR and administration manager in Abu Dhabi who is from the state of Kerala, said she is hesitant that bureaucracy may jeopardise the proposed e-ballot system, citing several technical reasons.
Ayisha Atif Ali How about a hearing aid so she can hear properly?
Ayisha, activity in charge, welcomed the gathering.