The retrospective history of the Republic of the Sudan
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- Reaching for Sudan’s Buried
- By Yahya El Hassan, Panafrican News Agency (Dakar), 9
April 2001. Sudan—Archaeologists in Sudan have
celebrated a number of outstanding ancient discoveries in
the 2000-2001 excavation season. In focus was the
monumental heritage of Napata and Merowe kingdoms of
ancient Sudan, both of them in the far north of the
country, from 3rd millenium B.C.
- Comment: Sudan and Christianity
- By Harold Marcus, H-Africa list, 3 January 1996. Why did
Christianity disappear in northern Sudan?
R.S.O’Fahey replies Pre-modern Nubian Christianity
had disappeared entirely by the late 16th century. But
- Almahdi and the Nuba
- A dialog on the Nubia list, September 1996. Mohammed Ahmed
(d. 1886) was given the title The Mahdi, or Al-Mahdi, by
his successor, Khalifa. He initiated the Sudanese liberation
movement against British colonialism.
- Timeline Sudan: A chronology of key
- BBC News Online, Thursday 24 May 2001. A chronology from
independence in 1956, with brief description of the events,
up to May of 2001.
- Sudan: a political and military
- BBC News, Sunday, 21 February 1999. A sketch of the toll
of the Civil War that has run since 1983. Factors affecting
the course of that war.