Chiefdom

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Chiefdom

In Sierra Leone, a political subdivision equivalent to a municipality.
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Heavy fighting which locals and officials from the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM), claimed involved the use of tanks and heavy machine guns, mounted on vehicles, took place last week in Abyei, between members of the Arab nomadic tribe of Misseriya and the nine Dinka Ngok cheifdoms.