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 (ä′də-wə, ăd′ə-)
See Adwa.
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(Placename) a town in N Ethiopia: Emperor Menelik II defeated the Italians here in 1896. Pop: 46 272 (2005 est). Italian name: Adua
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Another 'false claim' by Buhari, according to the petitioners, is that he attended Elementary School, Daura and Mai Aduwa between 1948 and 1952.
Mr Bernard Aduwa, 38, a resident of Mathare North in Nairobi's Eastlands area, walks for nearly 30 kilometres every day to and from work.The painter who works along Mombasa road, about 15 kilometres from his residence, cannot afford to pay daily fares amounting to S00, as that is half of what he earns in a day.
From there I heard plainly the heavy explosions of the bombs rained on Aduwa....
Some of the researches that focus on the conditions of school in Nigeria and how they affect school attendance are those of Urevbu (1997), Iyamu and Aduwa (2004) and Iyamu (2005).