fulani fulani  /ˌfu ˈlɑ ni/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a member of a pastoral and nomadic people of western Africa; they are traditionally cattle herders of Muslim faith
  2. (n) a family of languages of the Fulani of West Africa and used as a lingua franca in the sub-Saharan regions from Senegal to Chad; the best known of the West African languages

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News

  1. Bandit attacks displace northern Nigeria herders

    Incessant deadly attacks on Fulani settlements and villages in northern Nigeria by armed bandits - made up partly of disgruntled Fulani who themselves have lost cattle - are threatening herds and upping tensions in northern Nigeria.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: IRIN

  2. Fulani Doughty Awarded Fellowship from NBCC and Affiliates

    Fulani A. Doughty of Washington, Georgia, has been selected as an NBCC MFP Fellow. (PRWeb June 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10810701.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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