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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.]
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(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)
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(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.
The peacekeepers included those serving as Formed Police Units (FPUs), Individual Police Officers (IPOs) and Rwandan military battalions deployed in Juba.
Jubek State governor Augustino Jadalla Wani (L) meets President Salva Kiir in Juba, July 18, 2019 (PPU photo)
class="MsoNormalMs Kimani was killed shortly after she arrived in Nairobi from Juba, South Sudan where she was based.
The council voted last month to deploy the 4,000-strong regional protection force (RPF) in Juba, which will be under the command of the UN peacekeeping mission.
The events mirror those of December 2013, when a two-year civil war began after Machar, sacked from his post as Kiir's deputy, withdrew his forces from Juba and launched a full-scale insurgency.
Myers draws readers into nineteenth-century New York with his wonderful characters, many based on real people, including Juba himself.
A total of about 20,000 Internally Displaced People (IDPs) have over the recent months been moved from the UN Mission in South Sudan's location in Tomping site, in Juba the capital, in a coordinated exercise carried out by UNMISS and various partners who included the International Organisation for Migration and the UN Refugee Agency.
Kiir pointed out that the visit has refuted the allegations on instability in Juba and South Sudan that were circulated by those who do not want stability to prevail in South Sudan.
The inaugural flight, FZ61, touched down at Juba Airport Sunday with Ghaith Al Ghaith, Flydubai's chief executive officer on board.
The inaugural flight, FZ61, touched down at Juba Airport on Sunday with Ghaith Al Ghaith, CEO of flydubai and Buti Al Ghandi, managing director of Saeed Mohammed Al Ghandi & Sons on board.