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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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For according to King Juba, the military elephants of antiquity often hailed the morning with their trunks uplifted in the profoundest silence.
Unrest which started in the capital Juba quickly spread to three other states of Jonglei, Upper Nile, and Unity State.
Yes, they have reported back to us a warm welcome upon their arrival to Juba," Dak told Sudan Tribune when asked to describe how the two were received by the government.
Juba military delegation in September signed the minutes of the workshop organized in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, by the IGAD mediation, which aimed at determining the sizes and compositions of joint forces to be stationed in the national capital, Juba, and other state capitals and major towns per the peace agreement.
Speaking at the press conference, flydubai s CEO, Ghaith Al Ghaith, said: We are delighted to have started flights to Juba today which is our 56th destination in operation across our route network.
He said that Juba expected President Al-Bashir to visit in last January and formed committees to receive him, adding that these committees are still existing.
Dak further explained that the opposition leader would return to Juba only when the time is right to form a transitional government of national unity with president Salva Kiir.
This has started today by SPLA headquarters redeploying ground forces from Juba starting with 250 forces that are heading to Magiri, a distance of 25 km," he said.
The BBC has a very substantial audience in Sudan, and we are very pleased to be able to improve our availability to our listeners in the Juba area.
He said that the visit of President Al-Bashir to Juba comes in a positive atmosphere and time witnessing a remarkable breakthrough in the relations between Khartoum and Juba, which was reflected in the start of meetings of the joint committees for implementing the matrix of cooperation agreements, top of which was withdrawal of the two armies from the demilitarized zone and the start of South Sudan oil via the Sudanese lands.
Michael Juba, 49, is a senior systems analyst at SuperValu, Eden Prairie, Minn.
With the addition of Juba to its network, flydubai has increased accessibility to and from Dubai, launching to date 32 routes that either did not previously have direct links with the emirate or were not served by an UAE national carrier from Dubai.