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Gombe

(ˈɡɒmbeɪ)
n
(Placename) a state of Nigeria, in the NE. Capital: Gombe. Pop: 2 353 879(2006). Area: 18 768 sq km (7246 sq miles)
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Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has expressed grief over the demise of the Emir of Yamaltu, His Royal Highness, DSP Hassan Usman Jonga ( Rtd) describing it as very unfortunate coming at this time of democratic transition in the state.
Jane Goodall's famous chimpanzee research camp in the Gombe Stream National Park of Tanzania, East Africa, walked out of camp to follow a chimpanzee into the forest.
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This paper draws on fieldwork by the authors in two north-eastern states, Bauchi and Gombe, to explore why, despite comparable religious demographics, there are marked differences in the levels of collective violence experienced in the two states.
The targeted cities of Bauchi and Gombe have both been hit previously by Boko Haram Takfiri militants and while there was no claim of responsibility for the latest unrest, the terrorists were suspected, AFP reported.
The blast hit the Dukku motor park on the outskirts of Gombe city, capital of Gombe state, at roughly 10:50 am (0950 GMT), officials said.
NNA - Three bombs concealed in bags rocked a bus station in north Nigeria's Gombe state during Friday morning rush hour, the latest in a series of attacks targeting commuters blamed on Boko Haram, police and witnesses said.
Un triple attentat a la bombe a fait, hier matin, au moins 8 morts et 34 blesses a la gare routiere de la ville de Gombe, dans le nord-est du Nigeria, selon les services de secours.
Photographer Bill Wallauer was following a group of chimpanzees in Tanzania's Gombe Stream National Park one March day when a young female caught his eye.
Gombe, a 10-year-old male chimp, was left seperated from his group at the Buenos Aires zoo when he was attacked by an alpha male.