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South Sudan

WORLD FACTBOOK (US)


Introduction: Egypt attempted to colonize the region of southern Sudan by establishing the province of Equatoria in the 1870s. Islamic Mahdist revolutionaries overran the region in 1885, but in 1898 a British force was able to overthrow the Mahdist regime. An Anglo-Egyptian Sudan was established the following year with Equatoria being the southernmost of its eight provinces. The isolated region was largely left to itself over the following decades, but Christian missionaries converted much of the population and facilitated the spread of English. When Sudan gained its independence in 1956, it was with the understanding that the southerners would be able to...

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BACKGROUND NOTES (US)


History: South Sudan and Sudan were a collection of small, independent kingdoms and principalities from the beginning of the Christian era until 1820-21, when Egypt conquered and unified the northern portion of the country. However, neither the Egyptian nor the Mahdist state (1883-1898) had any effective control of the southern region outside of a few garrisons. South Sudan remained an area of fragmented ...

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COUNTRY PROFILE (UK)


International Relations: The Department for International Development (DFID) works with South Sudan in a number of ways, including reducing poverty, tackling corruption and providing the resources for sustainable livelihoods. For more information on what DFID are doing in South Sudan, please visit their ...

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