1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Wochua

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WOCHUA (Achua), a pygmy people of Africa, living in the forests of the Mabode district, south of the Welle. They were discovered (1880–1883) by Dr. W. Junker, who described them as “well proportioned, though the oval-shaped head seemed somewhat too large for the size of the body.” Some are of light complexion, like the Akka and Batwa, but as a general rule they belong to the darker, crisper-haired, more genuine negro stock.