By K.K. Prah:
From ?Government and Politics in Africa ? A Reader?
Edited by O. Nnoli, published by AAPS Books, Harare, Zimbabwe, in 2000
An armed struggle has been fought intermittently in the Sudan since August 1955. In Africa its only rival in duration is the Eritrean armed resistance which commenced in September 1961. The early beginnings of the African nationalist insurgency in the Sudan can be traced to the Torit Mutiny August 18, 1955, when members of the equatorial corps garrisoned in T