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The Second Sudanese Civil War was a conflict from 1983 to 2005 between the central Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Army.It was largely a continuation of the First Sudanese Civil War of 1955 to 1972. Although it originated in southern Sudan, the civil war spread to the Nuba mountains and the Blue Nile.It lasted for 22 years and is one of the longest civil wars on record.


Since its independence in 1956, Sudan has seen an intermittent civil war. Conflict between 1955-1976 and 1983-2005 between the colonially modernised Arab north and the underdeveloped Christian and Animist south brought widespread civilian suffering. This was compounded by a devastating famine in 1988.


Conflict in South Sudan. When South Sudan gained its independence in 2011, ebullience was the mood of the land. But today, violence and extreme hunger have replaced the high hopes its citizens once had.


The main conflict in Sudan was the civil wars between north and South Sudan because of religious conflict between Christianity/tribal religions and Islam. Christianity is a monotheistic religion with three major branches. The major branches are Roman Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox.


Sudan has long been beset by conflict. Two rounds of north-south civil war cost the lives of 1.5 million people, and a continuing conflict in the western region of Darfur has driven two million ...


The Sudanese conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile, also referred to by some media as the Third Sudanese Civil War, is an ongoing armed conflict in the Sudanese southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile between the Army of Sudan (SAF) and Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), a northern affiliate of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) in South Sudan.


Sudan has been described as “˜Africa in microcosm.’ Formerly a single country, political conflict between North and South spawned its ongoing civil war through the second half of the 20th century which eventually culminated in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) in 2005, and the secession of South Sudan in 2011. From being a vast, diverse country at war with itself, Sudan has split in ...


Sudan gained independence on January 1, 1956. The establishment of a provisional constitution failed to settle two critical issues for many Sudanese: whether the state would be secular or Islamic, and whether the country would be unified or operate under a federalist system—issues that continue to cause conflict within Sudan today. The First Sudanese Civil War […]


GirmaKebbede SUDAN: THE NORTH-SOUTH CONFLICT IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE T HE PEOPLES ofsouthern Sudan have suffered nearly two centuries of colonial rule under the Turko-Egyptian, the Mahdiya, the Anglo­ Egyptian, and the post-independencenorthern regimes.


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