Angie: Sudan Timeline

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    Turko-egyptian rule of Sudan

    A man named Muhammad 'Ali led a group that made the Turko-Egyptian Rule of Sudan. Under the rule, many Sudanese people had big problems, like having to pay high tax and leaving SouthSudan. (ppt)
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    British Southern Policy in Sudan

    The British colony took over Sudan. They made new rules, made new buildings, made a new government, but then they left out the south part of Sudan. (ppt)
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    British Colonization of Sudan

    Sudan starts becoming under british control in 1899. Britain has upgraded Sudan but completely ignored South Sudan that it is not upgraded. Sudan owe it’s modern cities to Britain. It was independent from britain in the year 1955.
  • Sudan's Independence from Britain

    After about 55 years of being under British Rule, Sudan is independent from Britain. After being free from British rule, Christian and animist South Sudanese people still is under rule by an administration in Khartoum. (ppt)
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    1st Civil War in Sudan

    It is the first civil war in Sudan. Nimeiri was the president and in the war it killed thousands of people because of war (they died fighting) , poverty (they have no money) , or no food (in war, food will be hard to find). (source)
  • Anya Nya is Created

    Anya Nya is Created
    Anya Nya is a group of rebels from Sudan formed by Joseph Lagu in 1963. They serve as the military wing of the SSRM. Anya Nya is Ma’di Language for “snake” or “scorpion poison”. (image)
  • Nimeiri become president in North Sudan

    G.M. Nimeiri wins the election on May 9, 1969 in North Sudan and made the official name from Democratic Republic of Sudan to Sudanese Socialist Union. Nimeiri won 4 elections: 1969, 1971, 1977, and 1983. In 1985 he was replaced. (ppt)
  • Oil is first discovered in Sudan.

    Oil is first discovered in Sudan.
    People started thinking and exploring for oil in 1959, but then it was first discovered successfully in 1974. The Chevron company discovered the oil 120 km southeast of Port Sudan. (source) (image) <a href='http://âs-doomsday-machine-by-alex-de-waal/oil_sudan/'
  • SPLM/A is Created

    SPLM/A is Created
    SPLM/A is created in 2005 by John Garang and Salva Kirr Mayardit. It is a continuation of the past struggles of the Sudanese people, before, during and after colonialism in Sudan. (source) (image)
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    2nd Civil War in Sudan

    The Sudanese Civil War started in April 1983. It was like the continuing of the 1st Civil war. It started in South Sudan because of how the North treated the South unfairly and it spread to other places. It ended in January 2005. The war took 22 years.
  • Omar al-Bashir is President

    In 30 June Omar al-Bashir became President after he led a military group that fired the regular Prime Minister Sadiq Al-Mahdi. He became president in 1989. He has made a 2nd Civil war in sudan that lasted for 22 years and killed 400,000 people. (source)
  • Major Famine in Sudan

    South Sudan has a long history of war and in a war of course there will be a famine. In this famine, people get really hungry because there is a war going on and with all the battle the food runs out. It gets wasted. (ppt)
  • The Conflict in Darfur Starts

    The conflict in Darfur began in 2003 when the SLM groups from South Sudan launched attacks against the government in North Sudan. SaveDarfur
  • ICC genocide in Darfur

    North Sudan and the west of Sudan (Darfur) is fighting. The government in North Sudan pay the Janjaweeds to kill the Fur tribe in Darfur. During the war, many Sudanese people in Darfur has lost their homes and died. They have been fighting from 2003 until now. (ppt)
  • Sudan is Independent

    Sudan has ended its civil wars and finally become independent from Sudan on July 9th, 2011. Its name is now oficially Republic of South Sudan.
    NY Times