KIRDI


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KIRDIKenya Industrial Research and Development Institute
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Many Kirdi converts would in fact abandon Islam as soon as Ahmadou Ahidjo was no longer in power.
Sharanabasav Kirdi, Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences, Deeemed University, Malkapur, Karad-415110, Maharashtra.
(2) While such groups are sometimes described globally as Kirdi, a word of Kanuri origin meaning 'pagan' (<http://www.mandaras.info/Kirdi.html>), this term is derogatory.
38% of population); coastal tropical forest peoples, including the Bassa, Douala, and many smaller entities in the Southwest (12%); southern tropical forest peoples, including the Ewondo, Bulu, and Fang (all Beti subgroups), Maka and Pygmies (officially called Bakas) (18%); predominantly Islamic peoples of the northern semi-arid regions (the Sahel) and central highlands, including the Fulani, also known as Peuhl in French (14%); and the "Kirdi", non-Islamic or recently Islamic peoples of the northern desert and central highlands (18%).
But let me say that there is also a kirdi problem in the north, a pygmy problem in the east, those are some of the forgotten people of our country.
August 2010 * 2 potential bids are said to be on the table from Kenny Huang and Yahya Kirdi but they fail to materialise.
Canada-based Syrian investor Yahya Kirdi said the group he is representing has shelved plans to buy the club.
Despite Chinese businessman Kenny Huang and Canada-based investor Yahya Kirdi failing to come up with offers after high-profile media campaigns last month, purslow remains positive.
Despite the likes of Chinese businessman Kenny Huang and Canadian-based investor Yahya Kirdi failing to come up with offers despite high-profile media campaigns last month, Liverpool's managing director said there were several other groups interested.
Rival consortium led by Chinese businessman Kenny Huang and Syrian Yahya Kirdi are bidding to take control.
Negotiations last week, including with Chinese sports tycoon Kenny Huang and the Syrian businessman Yahya Kirdi, proved fruitless, said The Sunday Times.