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Sudan is a country in northeastern Africa. It is the largest in the African continent and the Arab World, and tenth largest in the world by area. 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. The country's name derives from "Sudd", which refers to a vast expanse of floating water plants or swamps. The earliest mention of the word "Sudd" in reference to modern Sudan appear in the writings of Seneca, who recorded an expedition sent by the Roman Emperor Nero to central Sudan in the first century A.D. Later in history, Arab writers, unaware of the origin of the word "Sudan", interpreted the term as being derived from the Arabic word "Soud", meaning "Blacks". The people of Sudan have a long history extending from antiquity, which is intertwined with the history of Egypt, with which it was united politically over several periods. Sudan's history has also been plagued by civil war stemming from ethnic, religious, and economic conflict between the mostly Muslim and Arab population to the north, and non-Arab Black Africans to the south. Sudan is currently ranked as the second-most unstable country in the world according to the Failed States Index, due to its military dictatorship and the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Darfur. However, despite its internal conflicts, Sudan has managed to achieve economic growth.

Military regimes favoring Islamic-oriented governments have dominated national politics since independence from the UK in 1956. Sudan was embroiled in two prolonged civil wars during most of the remainder of the 20th century. These conflicts were rooted in northern economic, political, and social domination of non-Muslim, non-Arab southern Sudanese. The first civil war ended in 1972, but broke out again in 1983. The second war and famine-related effects resulted in more than 2 million deaths and over 4 million people displaced over a period of two decades. Peace talks gained momentum in 2002-04 with the signing of several accords; a final Naivasha peace treaty of January 2005 granted the southern rebels autonomy for six years, after which a referendum for independence is scheduled to be held. A separate conflict that broke out in the western region of Darfur in 2003 resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and over 1 million displaced, but by early 2005, peackeeping troops had stabilized the situation.

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"I'm counting the days until I get my next visa," Idriss told AFP, sitting in her comfortable Damascus living room, surrounded by pictures of her far-flung children and late husband. Syrian Dahouk ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jan 2021 00:44:00 GMT

Sudan: UN Appoints German Professor to Head Sudan Mission
The 62-year-old German professor and political scientist, who speaks fluent English and ... taking several teaching positions in Germany and Libya. What is the role in Sudan?
Publ.Date : Thu, 07 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT

Outstanding educator applications being accepted
Applications for the 5th Annual Dr. Anna Steinberger Outstanding Texas Educator Award are being accepted by the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC). The winner of the award will receive a ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jan 2021 04:50:00 GMT

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A USAID, State Department, and U.S. Institute of Peace pilot project was meant to prevent violence in Burkina Faso. Instead, it was derailed by interagency infighting and bureaucratic hurdles.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:04:00 GMT

Archbishop says Cameroon?s Anglophone conflict could last decades
Archbishop Andrew Nkea of Bamenda says Cameroon?s long-running Anglophone crisis could continue for decades. In 2016, a strike by English-speaking teachers and lawyers over perceived attempts by the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Jan 2021 23:02:00 GMT

Mulher é presa por chamar ursinho de \'Maomé\'
A 54 year old British primary school teacher has been arrested in Sudan accused of insulting Islam's prophet by allowing her class of 7 year olds to name a teddy bear Mohammed. Gillian Gibbons ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:38:00 GMT

Sudan: Sad Year for Sudanese Drama, Music
After sometime on the theatre, Hamad migrated to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia where he served as a school teacher ... English had also earned him popularity among foreigners visiting or resident in ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Jan 2021 16:00:00 GMT

Former Des Moines Public Schools student Dau Jok helms district\'s journey of social and emotional learning
A graduate of Roosevelt High School who emigrated to the United States with his family from what is now South Sudan when he was ... he couldn't read or speak English well enough.
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Jan 2021 02:11:00 GMT

UN appoints German professor to head Sudan mission
The 62-year-old German professor and political scientist, who speaks fluent English and ... taking several teaching positions in Germany and Libya. The UN representative to Sudan position had ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Jan 2021 02:14:00 GMT

Middle East mothers count days to Biden, visas to see children
Syrian mother Dahouk Idriss says she can't wait for US President-elect Joe Biden to be inaugurated Wednesday, so she can finally visit her son for the first time in four ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jan 2021 02:43:00 GMT

German Professor Named To Head Sudan UN Mission
German professor and political scientist Volker Perthes was nominated Thursday as United Nations Special Representative to Sudan ... who speaks fluent English and Arabic, was nominated by ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Jan 2021 16:01:00 GMT

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