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Overthrow of a government by force.
Coup d etat
The organization of African Unity, an organization formed in 1963 to promote unity among all Africans.
OAU
To help find a peaceful solution.
Mediate
The Economic Community of West African States, formed in 1975 to improve trade within Western Africa and with countries outside the region.
ECOWAS
A method of farming in which people grow food mainly to feed their own households.
Subsistence farming
A crop grown for sale.
Cash Crop
A special ceremony that marks the transition from one stage of life to another.
Rite of passage
An ethnic group in southwestern Nigeria.
Yoruba
An ethnic group in southwestern Nigeria.
Igbo
The largest ethinc group in Nigeria.
Hausa
A Yoruba man was the first African to receive the Nobel Prize in literature.
Wole Soyinka