publications

The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

First published in 1899 and revised for the 1902 edition by its author Winston Churchill, this history of the River War in Sudan vividly chronicles the military campaign that altered the destinies of England, Egypt, and the Arabian peoples in northeast Africa. 

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Three Empires on the Nile: The Victorian Jihad, 1869-1899

A secular regime is toppled by Western intervention, but an Islamic backlash turns the liberators into occupiers. Caught between interventionists at home and fundamentalists abroad, a prime minister flounders as his ministers betray him, alliances fall apart, and a runaway general makes policy in the field.

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Timbuktu and the Songhay Empire: Al-Sa'Di's Ta'Rikh Al-Sudan Down to 1613 and Other Contemporary Documents (Islamic History and Civilization)

The principal text translated in this volume is the Ta'rīkh Al-sūdānof the seventeenth-century Timbuktu scholar 'Abd al-Raḥmān al-Sa'dī. Thirty chapters are included, dealing with the history of Timbuktu and Jenne, their scholars, and the political history of the Songhay empire from the reign of Sunni 'Alī (1464-1492) through Moroccan conquest of Songhay in 1591 and down to the year 1613 when the Pashalik of Timbuktu became an autonomous ruling institution in the Middle Niger region.

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Living with Colonialism: Nationalism and Culture in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

Book by Heather Jane Sharkey


Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 16 (SUNA)

 The Sudan Minister of Industry, Musa Karama, announced Sunday, in the National Industrialization Day, a number of treatments for obstacles facing industry, on top of which the agreement with 10 banks to resolve problems of the stalled factories, resolve the factories electricity problems in the industrial areas, paving roads, the focus on research by linking manufacturers with innovative students, and unifying of the administrative window through coordination relations and integration with the relevant bodies.

 The famous leftist woman Fatima Ahmad Ibraheem has died. Although she was a prominent figure in the Communist Party and a devoted foe of the Islamist regime in Sudanbut the Presidential establishment paid tribute to her and described her in an official statement as “a national figure”. Fatima indeed led a strange life.

The Sudanese Azhari University excelled in the national competition about the teaching of the humanitarian International law organized by the International Red Cross Committee.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 14 (SUNA)

The Governor of Khartoum State, Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein has underlined the State' resolve to raise production, achieve food security, substitute imports and increase exports.

Gms: Khartoum, Aug. 12 (SUNA)

 The Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, in collaboration with the Sudanese Society for the Cultivation and Care for Palms, Wednesday, signed a protocol on the sponsorship of the 10th. festival of the Sudanese palms and dates, with the state of the United Arab Emirate (UAE), represented by Khalifa International Prize for Dates Palms and Agricultural Creation, in the presence of Sabri al-Daawo Bakhiet, the State Minister at the Ministry of Agriculture, Hamad Mohamed al- Junaibi the Ambassador of UAE, Nasir al -Deen Sholgami the society deputy secretary general, the representatives of the society for the care and cultivation of palms and a number of representatives of the public, private sectors and the relevant authorities.