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Bakèlè

Bakèlè  

Ethnic group of Gabon and Equatorial Guinea; also known as Kalai, Akèlè, Bongom, or Bougom.The Bakèlè speak an Equatorial Bantu language. Although they call themselves the Bongom or Bougom ...
Bubi

Bubi  

Ethnic group residing on Equatorial Guinea’s Bioko Island.Although they were among the first inhabitants of Bioko Island, the Bubi have only recently become active in national politics. ...
Bwiti

Bwiti  

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A range of syncretist movements among the Fang and other tribes in Gabon and neighbouring territories. It began in the late 19th cent. as a creative synthesis of elements from traditional and ...
Economic Development in Africa

Economic Development in Africa  

Promotion of economic activity in Africa through means such as education, creation of new businesses, more efficient production, improved financing, and enhanced transportation facilities.For ...
Fang

Fang  

Ethnic group of Cameroon, Gabon, and Equatorial Guinea.The Fang, a Bantu-speaking people, occupy southern Cameroon, much of mainland Equatorial Guinea, and northern Gabon. They are a dominant group ...
Krio

Krio  

Ethnic group of Sierra Leone; also known as Creole.Krio people make up about 10 percent of the population of Sierra Leone (some 62,000 people). They are concentrated in the ...
Maka

Maka  

Ethnic group of West Africa.The Maka primarily inhabit southern Cameroon, northern Equatorial Guinea, and northern Gabon. They speak a Bantu language and are closely related to the Beti people. ...
Malabo

Malabo  

Capital of Equatorial Guinea.Much more a town than a city, this small, somewhat run-down capital, after years of dereliction, has recently enjoyed some prosperity from Equatorial Guinea’s newfound ...
Ndowe

Ndowe  

Coastal people of Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Gabon.Ndowe is a name broadly given to the Bantu-speaking coastal people of Equatorial Guinea. The two primary ethnic groups who speak the ...
Richard Burton

Richard Burton  

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(1821–90)Anglo-Irish scholar and explorer. He joined the Indian Army in 1842 and while employed in military intelligence, he claimed to have learnt 35 languages. He travelled widely; in 1853, ...
São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe  

A country comprising two islands and several islets, lying on the Equator in the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of West Africa.Physical.The two main islands are volcanic and both have coastal lowlands ...

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