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Bushara Suleiman Nour and the Zaghawa aptitude for trade, Darfur, Sudan / Abdullahi Osman El-Tom.

Author/Creator:
Tom, Abdullahi Osman El- author, interviewer.
Publication:
Trenton, NJ : The Red Sea Press, Inc., 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 217 pages ; 22 cm
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Subjects:
Nour, Bushara Suleiman, 1962 -- -Interviews.
Zaghawa (African people) -- Sudan -- Biography.
Businessmen -- Sudan -- Biography.
Zaghawa (African people) -- Sudan -- Economic conditions.
Darfur (Sudan) -- Biography.
Sudan -- Economic conditions.
Sudan -- Ethnic relations.
Ḥarakat al-ʻAdl wa-al-Musāwāh al-Sūdānīyah.
Language:
English, with narratives based on interviews translated from Arabic.
Contents:
The Zaghawa. The Zaghawa land
From herding to shop keeping.
Who is Bushara? Meet the man
Bushara speaks : fetching water
Early years of my life.
The struggle for education. My granddad, Hajji Nour
Basao Primary School
Trading in Basao School
University education.
Politics, trade and marriage. The perils of mixing trade with politics
The desert trip to Tina
Trading in Khartoum, 1992-1997
The Jallaba hegemony over the country
Getting married.
The Dubai connection. Trading in Dubai
Sweet vehicles and sugar for Chad
Cars for his excellency, Bozize of CAR
The most expensive sand in the world
Seeking fortune in the Republic of Mali.
Political adventures : African style. The JEM N'Djamena mission
A bag of apologies for President Sassou of the small Congo
Inauguration of a president
Operation Rescue
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Nour, Bushara Suleiman, 1962- interviewee.
ISBN:
9781569023945 (hb)
1569023948 (hb)
9781569023952 (pb)
1569023956 (pb)
OCLC:
865574891