The revolt against President Omar al-Bashir is not the first in Sudan’s history, but it is the first since Africa’s former largest country split in two.
P.M. Holt depicts 'an organized revolutionary movement... resulting in the establishment of a territorial Islamic state'.
C. Chenevix Trench describes how, assigned to the Sudan in the time of the ‘Mahdi’, Colonel Stewart led an enterprising officer’s life in Asia and Africa.
In the still largely unexplored Sudan lie the remains of one of the richest and least known of ancient African civilizations.
Charles Chenevix Trench finds that, as Governor of Equatoria and then Governor-General of the Sudan from 1874-1880, one of C. G. Gordon’s chief concerns was suppressing the slave-trade.
The first-ever parliament of the Sudan was opened by the British governor-general, Sir Robert Howe, on January 1st, 1954.
A new military technology was used by Britain in the massacre of the army of Sudanese Dervishes, near Omdurman on 2 September 1898.
Charles Townshend evaluates the judgement of General Gordon and the ill-fated British mission in the Sudan.