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
*SUDAN AND THE ‘BORDERLANDS’ – AREA STUDIES IN AFRICAN AND DIASPORA HISTORY*
by BF BANKIE
Paper delivered at the international colloquium ‘Teaching African history
and culture to the Diaspora and teaching Diaspora history and culture to
Africa’, held in Brasilia, Brazil, 9-13th November 2009, convened by CBAAC,
PANAFSTRAG, Nigeria and The Special Secretariat for the Promotion of Racial
Equality (SEPPIR) of the Government of Brazil, Brasilia, Brazil.
‘The linkage of A
Luke Kuth Dak:JAN. 27/2009, SSN; Most Sudanese people do not share Dr. Nafia Ali Nafia’s arrogant view that the embattled President of Sudan, Omar Hassan Ahmed al-Basher, is the most qualified man to rule the Sudan, a country with over 40 million folks.A quick look at his file tells us that nothing could be further from the truth that the claim by the his extremist followers has no chance to hold up it’s ground. After all, the man has no college education, and only a modest military training. Th
Posted by BF Bankie on November 24, 2008 at 9:51am
A synopsis of the paper- ‘The experience of Africans under Arab colonialism and its antithesis’, delivered at the International Colloquium at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 11-13 November 2008, on the theme, ‘Teaching and propagating African history and culture to the Diaspora and …’The key to understanding Afro-Arab relations, past and present and the relevance of South Sudan to the future, is found in the reasons for the conflict in South Sudan of 1955-72 and 1983- 2005. The C
FALL – OUT FROM THE WRIT ISSUEIt is now possible to evaluate the repercussions from the announcement by the International Criminal Court (ICC) of its intentions to seek to issue a Writ against the President of Sudan, Omar Hassan Al Bashir and others. After the news was released Khartoum immediate reaction was the issue of threats of dire consequences for Darfur, the Comprehensive Peace Ageement (CPA) etc. The landing rights for UN flights into Khartoum were suspended with humanitarian consequenc
A CASE FOR AN INDEPENDENT TRIBUNAL FOR FINAL RECONCILIATION-Government of South Sudan (GOSS) rubs salt in 1992 scars - by Opoka Christopher Amanjur.Page 8, Juba Post, http://www.k2-media.org/jubapost/go/index.phpJuba, South Sudan, 3-7 July 2008A failure on the part of the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) has cast further doubt as to the legacy if the victims of the 1992 slaughters of innocent officers of the Prisons, Wild Life, Police and Army