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Zaghawa people

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The Zaghawa people, also called Beri or Zakhawa, are a Central African Muslim ethnic group of eastern Chad and western Sudan, including Darfur. [1]

75 relations: Abbas Koty, Abbo Nassour, Abdallah Banda, Ahmed Diraige, Al-Masudi, Arabization, Bahr Idriss Abu Garda, Beri, Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (region), Canaan (son of Ham), Caste systems in Africa, Chad, CIA activities in Chad, Cimboa, Constitution of Chad, Cush (Bible), Dar Tama Department, Darfur genocide, Demographics of Africa, Demographics of Chad, Duguwa Dynasty, Ethnic groups in Chad, Hissène Habré, History of Chad, Hummay, Idriss Déby, Index of Chad-related articles, Iriba, Islam in Sudan, Islamic Legion, Kabka Sultanate, Kanuri people, Khalil Ibrahim, Languages of Sudan, List of active separatist movements in Africa, List of ethnic groups of Africa, List of people indicted in the International Criminal Court, List of revolutions and rebellions, Ma'tan as-Sarra, Marwa and al-Majnun al-Faransi, Military history of Chad, Military of Chad, Minni Minnawi, Moussa Faki, Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr, Nomadic pastoralism, Omar al-Bashir, Petroleum industry in Chad, Platform for Change, Unity and Democracy, Politics of Chad, ..., Politics of Sudan, Racism in Sudan, Racism in the Arab world, Rape during the Darfur genocide, Sahara, Saleh Jerbo, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sub-Saharan African music traditions, Sudan, Sudan Liberation Movement/Army, Tama people, Tears of the Desert, Tibesti Mountains, Timane Erdimi, Toubou people, Truth Commission (Chad), Tunjur people, War in Darfur, Yaya Dillo Djérou, Youssouf Togoïmi, Zaghawa, Zaghawa language, 2000s (decade), 2004 Chadian coup d'état attempt, 2007 in Chad. Expand index (25 more) »

Abbas Koty

Abbas Koty Yacoub (1952, cnrdutchad.com.–October 22, 1993, U.S. Department of State.) was a Chadian political figure and rebel leader.

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Abbo Nassour

El-Hadj Abbo Nassour Abdoulaye Sabre (b. 1927, Kapka, d. 1982) was a Chadian politician.

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Abdallah Banda

Abdallah Banda Abakaer Nourain, commonly referred to as Abdallah Banda, was the Commander-in-Chief of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Collective-Leadership, one of the components of the United Resistance Front.

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Ahmed Diraige

Ahmad Ibrahim Diraige is the former governor of the Sudanese province of Darfur and current head of the National Redemption Front alliance of rebel groups in the Darfur conflict.

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Al-Masudi

Al-Mas‘udi (أبو الحسن علي بن الحسين بن علي المسعودي,; –956) was an Arab historian and geographer.

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Arabization

Arabization or Arabisation (تعريب) describes either the conquest and/or colonization of a non-Arab area and growing Arab influence on non-Arab populations, causing a language shift by their gradual adoption of the Arabic language and/or their incorporation of Arab culture, Arab identity.

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Bahr Idriss Abu Garda

Bahr Idriss Abu Garda (born 1 January 1963) is the leader of the United Resistance Front, a rebel group fighting against the Sudanese government in Darfur.

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Beri

Beri may refer to.

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Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (region)

The Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti (BET) was until 2008 one of the then 18 regions of Chad, its capital being Faya-Largeau.

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Canaan (son of Ham)

Canaan (Kənā‘an), according to the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible, was a son of Ham and grandson of Noah, and was the father of the Canaanites.

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Caste systems in Africa

Caste systems in Africa are a form of social stratification found in numerous ethnic groups, found in over fifteen countries, particularly in the Sahel, West African and North African region.

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Chad

Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad ("Republic of the Chad"), is a landlocked country in Central Africa.

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CIA activities in Chad

Chad shares strategic borders with Libya, and the Darfur area of Sudan.

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Cimboa

The cimboa (also in São Vicente Creole, Capeverdean Creole of ALUPEK: simboa or simbua), also known as the cimbó, is a musical instrument from Cape Verde.

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Constitution of Chad

The Constitution of the Republic of Chad (Constitution de la République du Tchad) is the supreme law of Chad.

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Cush (Bible)

Cush, also spelled as Kush (Biblical: כּוּשׁ Kûš), was, according to the Bible, the eldest son of Ham, who was a son of Noah.

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Dar Tama Department

Dar Tama (دار تاما) is one of three departments in Wadi Fira, a region of Chad.

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Darfur genocide

The Darfur genocide refers to the systematic killing of Darfuri men, women, and children which has occurred during the ongoing conflict in Western Sudan.

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Demographics of Africa

The population of Africa has grown rapidly over the past century, and consequently shows a large youth bulge, further reinforced by a low life expectancy of below 50 years in some African countries.

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Demographics of Chad

The people of Chad speak more than 100 different languages and divide themselves into many ethnic groups.

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Duguwa Dynasty

The Duguwa dynasty is the line of kings (mai) of the Kanem Empire prior to the rise of the Islamic Seyfawa dynasty in 1068.

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Ethnic groups in Chad

The population of Chad has numerous ethnic groups.

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Hissène Habré

Hissène Habré (Arabic: حسين حبري Ḥusaīn Ḥabrī, Chadian Arabic:;; born 13 September 1942), also spelled Hissen Habré, is a Chadian politician who served as the President of Chad from 1982 until he was deposed in 1990.

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History of Chad

Chad (تشاد; Tchad), officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in West Africa.

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Hummay

Hummay (or Hume) was the founder and mai (ruler) of the Sefuwa dynasty of the Kanem-Bornu Empire in the region of Lake Chad.

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Idriss Déby

General Idriss Déby Itno (إدريس ديبي; born June 18, 1952) is a Chadian politician who has been the President of Chad since 1990.

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Index of Chad-related articles

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Iriba

Iriba (هريبا) is a small town in the Wadi Fira Region of the African country of Chad.

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Islam in Sudan

Islam is the largest religion in Sudan, and Muslims have dominated national government institutions since independence in 1956.

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Islamic Legion

The Islamic Legion (Arabic: الفيلق الإسلامي al-Faylaq ul-'IslāmiyyuG. Prunier, Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide, p. 45) (Islamic Pan-African Legion) was a Libyan-sponsored pan-Arabist paramilitary force, created in 1972.

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Kabka Sultanate

The Kabka Sultanate, also called the Sultanate of Kabka and the Kabka Sultanate of Tundubay, is a remote Zaghawa-populated country subdivision on the Sudanese frontier within Chad.

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Kanuri people

The Kanuri people (Kanouri, Kanowri, also Yerwa, Bare Bari and several subgroup names) are an African ethnic group living largely in the lands of the former Kanem and Bornu Empires in Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.

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Khalil Ibrahim

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Languages of Sudan

Sudan is a multilingual country dominated by Sudanese Arabic.

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List of active separatist movements in Africa

This is a list of currently active separatist movements in Africa.

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List of ethnic groups of Africa

The ethnic groups of Africa number in the thousands, with each population generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture.

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List of people indicted in the International Criminal Court

The list of people who have been indicted in the International Criminal Court includes all individuals who have been indicted on any counts of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, or contempt of court in the International Criminal Court (ICC) pursuant to the Rome Statute.

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List of revolutions and rebellions

This is a list of revolutions and rebellions.

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Ma'tan as-Sarra

Ma'tan as-Sarra is an oasis in the Kufra District municipality in the southeast corner of Libya.

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Marwa and al-Majnun al-Faransi

Marwah wa al-Majūn al-Faransi (مروة و المجنون الفرنسي) is a classical Middle Eastern love story.

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Military history of Chad

Chad achieved independence in 1960.

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Military of Chad

The military of Chad consists of the National Army (includes Ground Forces, Air Force, and Gendarmerie), Republican Guard, Rapid Intervention Force, Police, and National and Nomadic Guard (GNNT).

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Minni Minnawi

Suliman Arcua Minnawi, known as "Minni Minnawi" (born 1968 in Furawiyya, North Darfur), is a Sudanese politician who was the leader of the largest faction of the Sudanese Liberation Army.

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Moussa Faki

Moussa Faki Mahamat (موسى فكي محمد, born 21 June 1960) is a Chadian politician and diplomat who has been Chairperson of the African Union Commission since 14 March 2017.

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Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr

Nagmeldin Ali Abubakr (born February 22, 1986) is a Sudanese athlete who mainly competes in the 400 metres.

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Nomadic pastoralism

Nomadic pastoralism is a form of pastoralism when livestock are herded in order to find fresh pastures on which to graze.

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Omar al-Bashir

Omar Hassan Ahmad al-Bashir (عمر حسن أحمد البشير; pronunciation:; born 1944) is a Sudanese politician who is currently the seventh president of Sudan and head of the National Congress Party.

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Petroleum industry in Chad

Chad maintains sizable reserves of crude oil which, alongside agriculture, makes up the largest share of the landlocked former French colony's export revenue.

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Platform for Change, Unity and Democracy

Platform for Change, Unity and Democracy, abbreviated as S.C.U.D. (Socle pour le Changement, l'Unité et la Démocratie in French), is a Chadian rebel group that was formed in October 2005 by former members of the Military of Chad who deserted and united under founders and current leaders, 30-year-old Yaya Dillo Djérou and his brother.

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Politics of Chad

Politics of Chad takes place in a framework of a presidential republic, whereby the President of Chad is both head of state and head of government.

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Politics of Sudan

Officially, the politics of Sudan takes place in the framework of a presidential representative democratic consociationalist republic, where the President of Sudan is head of state, head of government and commander-in-chief of the Sudanese Armed Forces in a multi-party system.

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Racism in Sudan

Racism in Sudan is a complex matter due to the racial mixture of various populations.

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Racism in the Arab world

Racism in the Arab world covers an array of forms of intolerance against non-Muslim groups as well as Black, Hispanic and Asian groups that are Muslim; minorities such as Africans, Latin Americans, Europeans (especially Eastern Europeans), Aramaic and Coptic Christians, and South Asians in Arab countries of the Middle East and North Africa.

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Rape during the Darfur genocide

Throughout the ongoing Darfur genocide in the Darfur war there has been a systematic campaign of rape, which has been used as a weapon of war, in the ethnic cleansing of black Africans from the region.

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Sahara

The Sahara (الصحراء الكبرى,, 'the Great Desert') is the largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic.

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Saleh Jerbo

Saleh Mohammed Jerbo Jamus, commonly referred to as Saleh Jerbo, was the Chief-of-Staff of the SLA-Unity.

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Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa is, geographically, the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara.

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Sub-Saharan African music traditions

Sub-Saharan African music traditions exhibit so many common features that they may in some respects be thought of as constituting a single musical system.

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Sudan

The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.

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Sudan Liberation Movement/Army

The Sudan Liberation Movement/Army (حركة تحرير السودان Ḥarakat Taḥrīr Al-Sūdān; abbreviated SLM, SLA or SLM/A) is a Sudanese rebel group active in Darfur, Sudan.

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Tama people

Tama is a non-Arab, African ethnic group of people who live in eastern Chad and western Sudan.

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Tears of the Desert

Tears of the Desert is the autobiography of Halima Bashir (co-authored with English journalist Damien Lewis).

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Tibesti Mountains

The Tibesti Mountains are a mountain range in the central Sahara, primarily located in the extreme north of Chad, with a small extension into southern Libya.

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Timane Erdimi

Timane Erdimi is the leader of the Chadian rebel group Rally of Democratic Forces (Rassemblement des Forces pour le Changement, RFC) which had 800 soldiers in early 2008.

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Toubou people

The Toubou, or Tubu (from Old Tebu, meaning "rock people"), are an ethnic group inhabiting northern Chad, southern Libya, northeastern Niger and northwestern Sudan.

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Truth Commission (Chad)

The Commission of Inquiry into the Crimes and Misappropriations Committed by Ex-President Habré, His Accomplices and/or Accessories (French: Commission d'Enquête du Ministère Chadien de la Justice sur les Crimes du Régime de Hissène Habré) was established on December 29, 1990 by the President of Chad, Idriss Déby.

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Tunjur people

The Tunjur, or Tungur, are a Sunni Muslim ethnic group found in eastern Chad and western Sudan.

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War in Darfur

The War in Darfur is a major armed conflict in the Darfur region of Sudan, that began in February 2003 when the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM) and the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebel groups began fighting the government of Sudan, which they accused of oppressing Darfur's non-Arab population.

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Yaya Dillo Djérou

Yaya Dillo Djérou became a prominent political figure in Chad.

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Youssouf Togoïmi

Youssouf Togoïmi (26 March 1953, Afrique Express, number 256, 2 October 2002. – 24 September 2002, Afrique Express, number 256, 2 October 2002.) was a Chadian politician who served in the government under President Idriss Déby but subsequently led a rebel group, the Movement for Democracy and Justice in Chad (MDJT), against Déby.

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Zaghawa

Zaghawa may refer to.

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Zaghawa language

Zaghawa is a Saharan language spoken by the Zaghawa people of east-central Chad (in the Sahel) and northwestern Sudan (Darfur).

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2000s (decade)

The 2000s was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 2000, and ended on December 31, 2009.

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2004 Chadian coup d'état attempt

The 2004 Chadian coup d'état attempt was an attempted coup d'état against the Chadian President Idriss Déby that was foiled on the night of May 16, 2004.

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2007 in Chad

Events from the year 2007 in Chad.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zaghawa_people

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