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NYAME AKUMA                                                                                                                       No. 87 JUNE 2017

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Editorial                                                                                                                                2  

24th Biannual Meeting: Building Bridges to theAfrican Past

      First Circular and Call for Symposia                                                                                 6    

BENIN

Recherches archéologiques sur le peuplement des Collines (Moyen-Bénin)  

      Christophe Assogba and Nestor Labiyi                                                                             10   

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Histoire et Archéologie du Maniema (RDC) : Mission dans la région de Kindu et Kasongo  

      Louis Champion, Noemie Arazi, Clément Mambu, Olivier Lumumbwa Luna,

      Els Cornelissen and Alexandre Livingstone Smith                                                            18

ETHIOPIA

Observations on Buildings Made of Persihable Materials:Archaeological Traces of Demolition
and Restoration of Tukuls at the Archaeological Field Camp at Melka Kunture, Ethiopia 

      Flavio Altamura,Luca DiBianco,Bladen Engda,and Margherita Mussi                           23

Archaeological Survey and Excavations, Harlaa, Dire Dawa, Ethiopia January-Febuary 2017.  

A Preliminary Fieldwork Report  

      Timothy Insoll, Nadia Khalaf, RachelMacLean,and Degsew Zerihum                               32  

GHANA

Interim Report on Archaeological Investigations Conducted at Kpone West,Greater Accra Region, Ghana  

      Fritz Biveridge                                                                                                                     39

NIGERIA

Results of geophysical prospections in the Nok Culture area in Nigeria  

     Eyub F. Eyub                                                                                                                         46   

SOMALIA

Bulhar:A Colonial Town in Somaliland. Report from the 2017 Excavations  

      Jorge de Torres, Afredo Gonzales-Ruibal, Manuel Antonio Franco, Candela Martinez

      Barrio, Khader Ahmed Aideed, and Abdisallam Mohamed Shabelle                                    55  

SUDAN

The Neolithic Sites in the Gezira Reach-Central Sudan  

      Mohammed Alfatih Hayati                                                                                                     62

OBITUARY: James Anquandah  

       Merrick Posnansky                                                                                                                   68