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In the News (Thu 25 Apr 19)

  
  SudanTribune : plural news and views information source on Sudan...
Sudan must rewrite laws to protect rape victims
Sudan joint defence body urges police to apologize after raid on barracks
Sudan to probe claims of rape published in UN’s report
www.sudantribune.com   (0 words)

  
  BBC - Weather Centre - World Weather - Country Guides - Sudan
The Sudan is the largest country in Africa with an area of nearly 2.5 million sq km/1 million sq mi.
During the rainy season in the south and centre of the Sudan, southerly and southwesterly winds replace the northeasterlies.
The tables for Khartoum and Port Sudan are representative of the northern desert regions of the Sudan.
www.bbc.co.uk /weather/world/country_guides/results.shtml?tt=TT000640   (569 words)

  
 Sudan has bigger crisis than Darfur: '05 peace pact falling apart
The conflict in Sudan's Darfur region has distracted world attention from a greater potential disaster - the possible collapse of that country's historic north-south peace treaty, Sudanese officials, Western analysts and former diplomats agree.
Sudan's Arab-dominated north and fl African south have been in conflict almost continuously since the country gained independence in 1956.
Even as political leaders declare their firm commitment to peace, the Sudanese Armed Forces of the north and the once rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army of the south are reinforcing positions along the contested border, where most oil reserves lie, diplomats, analysts and Sudanese officials say.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/08/12/MNLHREC18.DTL&feed=rss.news   (1350 words)

  
  CBC News In Depth: Sudan
Sudan was a collection of independent kingdoms and principalities until 1820 when Egypt conquered the region and united the disparate territories.
Sudan was under British/Egyptian administration until 1953 when the UK and Egypt agreed to provide for Sudanese self-government.
Sudan is declared the world's most vulnerable state on a ranking produced by Foreign Policy magazine and the Washington-based Fund for Peace think tank.
www.cbc.ca /news/background/sudan   (1867 words)

  
  Sudan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sudan (officially the Republic of the Sudan or Republic of Sudan) is the largest country by area in Africa, situated in Northern Africa.
It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, Kenya and Uganda to the southeast, Democratic Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic to the southwest, Chad to the west, and Libya to the northwest.
Largest Christian denominations are the Roman Catholic Church, the Episcopal Church of the Sudan, the Presbyterian Church in the Sudan and the Coptic Orthodox Church.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sudan   (3855 words)

  
 Sudan
Sudan is bordered on the north by Egypt, on the east by the Red Sea and Ethiopia, on the south by Uganda, Kenya and Zaire and on the west by the Central African Republic, Chad and Libya.
Sudan is one of seven countries listed by the US State Department as a sponsor of terrorism.
Sudan’s parliament was dissolved in December 2000 by the President and a new cabinet was formed.
us-africa.tripod.com /sudan.html   (2446 words)

  
 Sudan - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rainfall diminishes from south to north in Sudan; thus, the south is characterized by swampland (the Sudd region) and woodland, the center by savanna and grassland, and the north by desert and semidesert.
Sudan was cited by the UN Human Rights Commission for human-rights violations (including alleged widespread slavery and forced labor), condemned for supporting terrorism abroad, and accused by human-rights groups of "ethnic cleansing" in its offensive against the south.
Sudan's power-sharing government was finalized in September, and a government for autonomous S Sudan was established in Juba in Oct., 2005.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/S/Sudan.asp   (3201 words)

  
 Sudan travel guide - Wikitravel
Sudan is the largest country in Africa, bordering Egypt, Eritrea, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya and Uganda.
Sudan is as geographically diverse as it is culturally; in the north, the Nile cuts through the eastern edge of the Sahara: the Nubian desert, the site of the Ancient Kingdoms of Cush and Mero, and the land of the Seti.
Although Sudan is a moderate Muslim culture, foreigners are still discouraged from speaking directly to local women unless spoken to, and even then it would be polite to ask permission from the man accompanying her before responding.
wikitravel.org /en/Sudan   (2898 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch World Report 2001: Sudan: Human Rights Developments
Sudan's human rights record of gross abuses was one factor in the General Assembly vote in October that denied a Security Council to Sudan, nominated by the Organization of African Unity, and instead granted the African seat to Mauritius.
Sudan's Arab and African, Muslim and non-Muslim population is spread between nineteen major ethnic groups and 597 subgroups speaking Arabic and more than 115 indigenous languages.
Sudan and Uganda agreed in October that the LRA would be disarmed and its camps moved 1,000 kilometers from the Ugandan border, and that the abducted Ugandan children would be returned.
www.hrw.org /wr2k1/africa/sudan.html   (2335 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for Sudan
Northern Sudan, Dar Fur Province, Dar Masalit and Nyala District, scattered colonies in Dar Fongoro and to the south and east, and Gedaref Region; Geneina, Mistere, and Habila Kajangise.
Southern Sudan, Torit District, eastern Equatoria Province, east and southeast of the Luluba and the Lokoya.
Northern Sudan, hills on the western edge of the Nuba Hills on Jebel Tulishi south of Katla, on Jebel Kamdang north of Lagowa, south of Tulishi.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Sudan   (4938 words)

  
 The Sudan - An Introduction
Situated in northeast Africa, the Sudan is the largest country on the continent.
The greatest part of Sudan is vast plain traversed by the northward flowing Nile River and its tributaries.
The dominating geographical feature of Sudan is the Nile River, formed near Khartoum by the confluence of the Blue Nile and White Nile Rivers.
www.africaguide.com /country/sudan   (163 words)

  
 Index of Economic Freedom
Most of Sudan's economic freedom cannot be graded because of the violence and genocide that have wracked the country in recent years.
Sudan's economy is hindered by instability, poor infrastructure, economic mismanagement, and corruption.
Sudan's financial system is underdeveloped, small, and largely bound by Islamic financial principles that include a prohibition on charging interest.
www.heritage.org /research/features/index/country.cfm?id=Sudan   (710 words)

  
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Sudan was embroiled in two prolonged civil wars during most of the remainder of the 20th century.
Sudan also has faced large refugee influxes from neighboring countries, primarily Ethiopia and Chad, and armed conflict, poor transport infrastructure, and lack of government support have chronically obstructed the provision of humanitarian assistance to affected populations.
Climate Sudan has tropical weather conditions (warm and humid) in the south, while in the deserts of the north, conditions are hot and dry for most of the year.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/africa/sd.htm   (413 words)

  
 WWW-VL History Index. Sudan
Governors of Provinces of the Egyptian Sudan, 1821-1889
Henry Solomon Wellcome and the Sudan, By Ahmed Awad Abdel-Hameed Adeel
The Southern Sudan Problem and the Prospects of Peace, papers of a conference held 26 April 1998 by the Sudan Foundation
vlib.iue.it /history/africa/sudan.html   (600 words)

  
 Sudan Watch
Officially, Sudan has recently been at the centre of the UN's agenda for restoring peace and security in the region.
In southern Sudan, for example, the number of children enrolled in school grew from 343,000 in 2005 to more than 1 million in 2007.
Sudan is one of the few places left in the world that remains untouched
sudanwatch.blogspot.com   (0 words)

  
 Sudan Airways - Home
Sudan Airways can take you to main cities of the world.
Strategic Partnership Between Sudan Airways and Aref Investment Group, Concluded On Tuesday 12 June 2007
Sudan Airways – The national air carrier of the Sudan – has issued a press release which stated that: "As part of the government privatization programme two new investors will join the company's
www.sudanair.com   (0 words)

  
 Sudan News - Topix
JUBA, Sudan (Reuters) - International wildlife experts have located hundreds of wild elephants on a treeless island in the swamps of south Sudan, where they apparently avoided unchecked hunting during more than 20 years of war.
A key milestone in Sudan's north-south peace process is the census, planned for November this year, but continuing logistical and political complications may lead to further delays, observers say.
Sudan's hardline President Omar al-Bashir reiterated his opposition Saturday to a 22,000-strong joint U.N.-AU force for Darfur.
www.topix.net /world/sudan   (895 words)

  
 African Studies Center | Sudan Page
Sudan Artists Gallery was established in mid 1999 as an ongoing effort for collecting scattered production of Sudanese Artists.
It is a charitable organization for the relief of poverty and sickness and the rehabilitation of indigent or displaced peoples of the Sudan and its neighboring countries.
A private university in Sudan established in 1966, dedicated to educating women, strengthening women's roles in national and rural development, and achieving equity for women in Sudanese society Omdurman, Sudan.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Country_Specific/Sudan.html   (1160 words)

  
 International Crisis Group - Sudan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sudan, Africa's biggest country, spans multiple religious, ethnic and socio-economic divides: between Muslims and Christians, Arab and African, nomad and farmer.
Sudan's longest civil war began in 1983, largely pitting the Muslim north against the Christian and Animist south, and killing at least 2 million people and displacing a further 4 million.
At the heart of Sudan’s three crises are resistance to the marginalising political and economic policies of the Islamist ruling party, the National Congress Party (NCP), and the attendant desire for greater political autonomy and share in national wealth.
www.crisisgroup.org /home/index.cfm?id=1230&l=1   (977 words)

  
 Sudan - Amnesty International   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sudan: Intimidation and denial – Attacks on freedom of expression in Darfur
Sudan: No one to complain to – no respite for the victims, impunity for the perpetrators
In Darfur in western Sudan government forces and allied militias continued to kill thousands and displace tens of thousands of people living in rural areas, especially during the first three months of 2004.
web.amnesty.org /report2005/sdn-summary-eng   (2482 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch: Africa : Sudan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When the president of Southern Sudan’s regional government visits the White House on July 20, U.S. President George W. Bush should call on Sudan to implement reforms to its security apparatus as agreed in the 2005 peace accord between the Sudanese government and the southern-based rebels, Human Rights Watch said today.
The governments of Chad and Sudan support armed groups that are committing serious crimes against civilians in eastern Chad, Human Rights Watch said in a briefing paper released today.
The courts established by the Sudanese government to deal with the widespread crimes in Darfur have failed to provide justice to victims of war crimes committed since early 2003, Human Rights Watch said in a briefing paper released today.
hrw.org /doc?t=africa&c=sudan   (1280 words)

  
 Governments on the WWW: Sudan
Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan in Vienna, Austria
Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan in Tunis, Tunisia
Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan in Harare, Zimbabwe
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/sd.html   (237 words)

  
 IRIN Africa | Sudan   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The refugees are among 320 Sudanese, mostly young men, who trekked for up to a week through the desert to cross Israel’s porous 200km border.
However, despite his high aspirations, he knows he will probably have to leave the war-torn region if he is to fulfill his dreams.
The arduous journey over boulder-strewn terrain to find the wood takes them 5km away from the relative safety of the camp into thorny bush where they face the threat of rape and possible abduction by the Janjawid.
www.irinnews.org /frontpage.asp?SelectRegion=East_Africa&SelectCountry=Sudan   (653 words)

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