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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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The military media cell said in a statement that the security forces foiled an attack by the terrorists on the block line in Jubba area and killed / 16 / terrorists, detonated a vehicle and two amassed of munitions and also killed / 16 / others in another operation at al-Sater of Mashtour and Al-Sanjaq.
Together with Jubba Airways and African Express Airways, Daallo has provided war-weary Somalis an alternative to risky ground transportation through years of clan warfare, al-Shabaab threat and foreign military interventions.
After years of standing on the sidelines and leaving the challenging but attractive Somali market to domestic carriers like Daallo and Jubba,
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.
The Jubba Administration has sent us some food through the businessmen.
Investment of capital and ideas into dynamic business ventures in Somalia, such as the expansion of Jubba Airways (a Somali airline serving de facto as the national carrier), also helps anchor inchoate economic development.
Voicing its concern over the Somali peace and reconstruction process, the United Nations (UN ) on Friday welcomed the agreement signed between the Somali government and the Interim Jubba Administration and called for international support to a Somali- led and coordinated peace-building and development plan.
The members of the Council welcomed the recent agreement between the Federal Government of Somalia and the Interim Jubba Administration, and commended the Government of Ethiopia, IGAD, the AU and UNSOM for their role in facilitating discussions.
Environment and settlement during the Upper Pleistocene and Holocene at Jubba in the Great Nefud, northern Arabia.
For instance, in July 2011, a United Arab Emirates tanker, MT Jubba XX, was seized by pirates on the Gulf of Aden.
Of course, one long term concern is that the Ethiopian sources of the Shabelle and Jubba Rivers that provide water for crop irrigation will be blocked by the construction of dams in Ethiopia.