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The population of Jos is divided between the largely Muslim Hausa and three Christian ethnicities--the Burom, Anaguta and Afizere. While these three resent the economic dominance of the Hausa despite the Hausa making political concessions, others believe the sectarian rivalry prevents the Christian groups from fighting amongst themselves.

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