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 (jo͞o′bə, -bä)
The capital of South Sudan, in the southern part of the country on the White Nile River.


A group dance, probably of West African origin, characterized by complex rhythmic clapping and body movements and practiced on plantations in the southern United States during the 1700s and 1800s.

[Origin unknown.]


(Dancing) a lively African-American dance developed in the southern US
[C19: of Zulu origin]


1. (Placename) a river in NE Africa, rising in S central Ethiopia and flowing south across Somalia to the Indian Ocean: the chief river of Somalia. Length: about 1660 km (1030 miles)
2. (Placename) the capital of South Sudan, on the White Nile river. Pop: 250 000 (2006 est)


(ˈdʒu bə)

n., pl. -bas.
a lively dance developed by plantation slaves in the U.S.
[1825–35, Amer.; of obscure orig.]


(ˈdʒu bɑ)

a river in E Africa, flowing south from S Ethiopia through Somalia to the Indian Ocean. 1000 mi. (1609 km) long.
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Kenya calls on the US to strongly consider the proposal made to have a surge operation in Jubba Valley region, which was made almost three years ago, in order to root out al-Shabaab," he said.
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The Iraqi forces have already advanced in Jubba and its surrounding villages.
The suicide bombers attacked a mosque in the Al Jubba area of Anbar where anti-militants fighters were resting, killing 10, after which clashes broke out that left a further 13 security personnel dead and 21 wounded.
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The Rwandan airline currently flies to 13 destinations: Nairobi (Kenya), Entebbe (Uganda), Mombasa (Kenya), Bujumbura (Burundi), Dar es Salm and Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Johannesburg (South Africa), Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Lagos (Nigeria), Accra (Ghana), Jubba (South Sudan), Libreville (Gabon) and Brazzaville (Congo).