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Sudan

 [soo-dan´]
a group of azo compounds used as biological stains for fats.

Sudan

(sū-dăn′)
One of a number of related biological stains for which fats have a special affinity, including Sudan II, Sudan III (G), Sudan IV, and Sudan R.
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The Dinka couldn't stay in Anoc because the Sudan government denied them a permit.
This is in direct contravention of the terms of the Operation Lifeline Sudan agreement they signed with the United Nations and the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).
The archbishop acknowledged that he remains in the Sudan at some peril, when he is not travelling outside the country to raise support for the cause of peace.
conducts oil drilling in the Sudan, among other areas in the world.
The turbulent decade of the 1990s that this special issue covers begins with the 1989 coup which launched the decade and saw the entrenchment of an extremist Islamist regime that isolated the Sudan as a pariah nation on a number of fronts, including its African neighbors whose borders were affected by its civil war causing the displacement (or death) of over 2 million southern Sudanese, and most recently the disruption caused by the Ethiopian-Eritrean war.
The Sudan has suffered from civil strife ever since it achieved independence in l956.
Archbishop Carey admonished the Sudan government against "the continuing and illegal attacks on your own citizens."
I also sat with the Sudan Call representatives to discuss the next phase after the signing of the African Union Roadmap," he said.
Horrendous levels of slavery were reached during the Turkish occupation of the Sudan (1821-1885) as they had a great thirst for them in their armies, harems, and in domestic service and foreign export.
The Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Association, the humanitarian wing of the Sudan People's Liberation Army, which controls most of southern Sudan, told World Vision and other non-governmental organizations they had to sign a memorandum of understanding or leave.
The case of the Sudan indicates that over time authoritarian regimes were excessively suppressive at the time democratic governments became more tolerant and willing to reconcile national disputes peacefully.
The South Sudan First Vice present stressed that "our choice is to have peace in South Sudan." He said his visit to the Sudan comes within the context of the dialogue within the one family with the view to achieve peace in the two countries, calling on the Sudan to help South Sudan achieve stability and security.