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This #SOASLangs week, we'll delve in our #African languages holdings @SOASLibrary and @SOAS_SpecColl, or rather just brush on their surface: with several 100s of languages and dialects represented, it is our most #multilingual collection!

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Let's start with #Swahili also known as #Kiswahili.

This @SOAS "Language for Lockdown" video is a great introduction to the 1,200 years history of Swahili: .

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@SOAS @CAS_SOAS @SOAS_SpecColl hold a great collection of Swahili manuscripts, see digital.soas.ac.uk/swahili.

Among them figure a few copies of al-Inkishafi "The Soul's Awakening", a 19th cent. poem by Sayyid Abdallah bin Ali bin Nassir.

#Swahili #SOASLangs #SOASfromHome #Inkishafi Image
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Nigerian States and their Natural Resources

Is your States as rich as Its natural resources?
Nigerian States and Their Natural Resources:

#Abia State
Gold,
Lead/Zinc,
Limestone,
Oil/Gas,
Salt

#Adamawa State
Bentonite,
Gypsium,
Kaolin,
Magnesite

#AkwaIbom State
Clay,
Lead/Zinc,
Lignite,
Limestone,
Oil/Gas,
Salt,
Uranium

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#Anambra State
Clay,
Glass-Sand,
Gypsium,
Iron-ore,
Lead/Zinc,
Lignite,
Limestone,
Phosphate,
Salt

#Bauchi State
Gold,
Cassiterite (tine ore),
Columbite,
Gypsium,
Wolfram,
Coal,
Limestone,
Lignite,
Iron-ore,
Clay

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ZAMFARA IN THE LAST 7 DAYS:
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Zamfara state in the last seven days is reeling helplessly, practically soaked in its own blood. Over 100 were reportedly slaughtered with as much number abducted. Some 20 students in a Madarasa are among the abducted.
The terrorists, on 27 February, 2019, invaded Kawaye village in Bagega, Anka Local government area. Witnesses report that the gunmen claimed that they came on vengeance over the killing of their members by vigilantes. They razed down houses, vehicles and everything in their way.
Kawaye village in #Bagega alone, in the course of the 27 February invasion, 13 were killed and 42 persons abducted. It was designed to be a strong message to other communities that may stand on its way.
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ZAMFARA STATE IN THE LAST SEVEN DAYS

Zamfara in the last 7 days is a thread that focuses on the human calamity that is unfolding in the state. We noted that there was no day in the last 7 days in Zamfara that passed without an incidence of violence.
The Imam of Jakkukka, Malam Liman Umar narrated how his community of over 5000 inhabitants were all displaced on three occasions. Before the latest attack, farming activities by villagers had been discontinued as it became a source of grave danger to lives.
The Jakkukka, Kurukuru and Bawar Daji communities have moved to Anka town, the HQ of Anka LGA. They mostly sleep in open spaces and abandoned buildings. Sexual exploitation has escalated. Both the State & FG are bent on treating the calamity as a non issue to avoid media attentn.
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2018 #FAAC Shared to States - TOTAL GROSS AMOUNT:

#Delta - N237.81bn
#AkwaIbom - N216.29bn
#Rivers - N186.53bn
#Bayelsa - N172.61bn
#Lagos - N157.80bn
#Kano - N90.18bn
#Edo - N75.79bn
#FCTAbuja - N73.62bn
#Kaduna - N73.59bn
#Ondo - N72.33bn
#Katsina - N68.82bn

Source: OAGF
Cont'd.

#Borno - N67.35bn
#Oyo - N67.18bn
#Bauchi - N65.98bn
#Niger - N64.74bn
#Imo - N64.59bn
#Jigawa - N62.60bn
#Benue - N62.05bn
#Abia - N60.96bn
#Sokoto - N60.59bn
#Kogi - N60.42bn
#Kebbi - N58.22bn
#Plateau - N57.69bn
#Anambra - N56.83bn
#Enugu - N56.33bn

Source: OAGF
Cont'd.

#Crossriver - N55.51bn
#Adamawa - N55.50bn
#Zamfara - N55.31bn
#Yobe - N54.37bn
#Ogun - N54.12bn
#Taraba - N52.94bn
#Gombe - N52.07bn
#Osun - N51.92bn
#Nasarawa - N50.64bn
#Ebonyi - N50.03bn
#Ekiti - N50.00bn
#Kwara - N49.86bn

Source: OAGF

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