Baka people (Congo and South Sudan)

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The Baka are an ethnic group from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Western Equatoria in South Sudan. [1] They are mainly Christian and number about 25,000 people (1993).

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"Pinchi wa Chansu - Baka ni Narō ze!" (ピンチはチャンス バカになろうぜ!) is the second indies single by Japanese girl group Melon Kinenbi, in a collaboration with New Rote'ka. It was released as limited distribution on July 22, 2009. People that purchased the single from the Tower Records online store received a free original computer wallpaper.

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Yei River County is an administrative area in Central Equatoria, the area is a crudled land of the kakwa tribe under the Bari ethnic speaking groups.But as time went on and development began it started hosting many people from different parts of South Sudan and other neighbouring countries.The Baka,Mundu,avokaya and keliko tribes are among some of the permanent settlers currently in the area of Yei. South Sudan. Payams of Yei

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Maridi County is an administrative area in Western Equatoria, South Sudan. It borders Mvolo County to the north-east, Mundri West County to the east and Ibba County to the west. It also borders Lakes State to the north-west, Central Equatoria State to the south-east and the Democratic Republic of Congo to the south-west. The major ethnic groups in Maridi County are Baka, Mundu, Avukaya, Zande, Moro Kodo, and Wetu.