Borno


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Borno

(ˈbɔːnəʊ)
n
(Placename) a state of NE Nigeria, on Lake Chad. Capital: Maiduguri. Pop: 4 151 193 (2006). Area: 70 898 sq km (27 374 sq miles)
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Do women's groups and associations in Borno State have in-built mechanisms for accessing and using information in their activities?
ISTANBUL, November 21, 2011 (TUR) - Sultan Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai El-Kanemi of Borno State has said that they should solve the problems under the light of Islam as well as unite their forces.
Nervous soldiers crouch behind sandbag bunkers and man dozens of checkpoints along the streets of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, which sits at the base of the rocky Sahel where Africa's most populous nation borders Chad, Cameroon and Niger.
Dubai There is no reason why people with special needs cannot be integrated into the UAE work force, says British University in Dubai (BUID) researcher Nadera Al Borno.
A police spokesman said on Friday that Boko Haram, which is said tooppose Western education and culture, was behind the deaths of at least 16 people in three attacks this week in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state.
Firstly, the Europeans wanted to visit the kingdom of Borno to establish diplomatic and commercial ties with its ruler, the Shehu.
Fighting in the northern city of Maiduguri has killed 150 people over the past two days and gun battles have taken place in Yobe, Kano and Borno states.
Los cristianos de Maiduguri, capital del Estado de Borno (nordeste de Nigeria), que perdieron familiares a manos de fundamentalistas musulmanes en febrero pasado, han perdonado a sus agresores y renunciaron a las represalias.
Every state chooses its own way of marking the occasion, and in Borno State the uniqueness of the celebration is enhanced by the rich cultural heritage of the people.
Milne, who has shown up well at Dundee's training camp in Borno, Italy, said: "Eddie Annand, James Grady and Francisco Luna have moved on and I'm determined to make an impression in the SPL.
He takes his side to Borno today for two weeks of intensive training.
All 15 films are part of the current product slate at this week's MIFED market in Milan, Italy, where the Kushner-Locke sales effort is headed by Pascal Borno, president of Kushner-Locke International.