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Water & National Resources in Sudan
2014-04-01 14:20:55

Water & National Resources in Sudan

  The Renaissance Dam In 1904 a study was conducted by the United States Bureau of reclamation. The study identified 26 sites for constructing dams in Ethiopia. The most important site was the current Renaissance Dam project, which located on Alabaly River, the largest river in Ethiopia .  The incoming water was estimated by 25 billion cubic meters, the Dam is situated just about 20 km from the Sudanese border in Bani Shangol Region. In February 2011 the government of Ethiopia declared the start of the construction work of the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile for the purpose of ،...

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Sudan and the United States of America
2014-02-19 00:00:00

Sudan and the United States of America

Statement of Shirley Christian, Business ManagerFrutarom, Inc., North Bergen, New JerseyTestimony Before the Subcommittee on Tradeof  the House Committee on Ways and MeansHearing on the Use and Effect of Unilateral Trade SanctionsMay 27, 1999Thank you Mr. Chairman and members of the Subcommittee for this opportunity to testify. My name is Shirley Christian. I am pleased to testify today on behalf of Frutarom, Inc. in my capacity as Business Manager of Frutarom Meer’s gum division. Frutarom is a leading processor and supplier of gum arabic in the world, and one of only three processors i،...

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Sudan & South Sudan Relations
2014-02-13 00:00:00

Sudan & South Sudan Relations

Comprehensive Peace AgreementMEKELLE AgreementAgreement on Banking Agreement on Border Issues Agreement on Certain Economic MattersAgreement on Post Service Benefits Sudan&South  Agreement on Security Arrangements Agreement on trade Sudan &South Sudan Cooperation AgreementFramework Agreement on the Stuts of Nationals of the State Related Matters ،...

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Report of the Committee On Handing over of Projects of Darfur Transitional Authority For the period 2007 – 2011
2014-02-05 00:00:00

Report of the Committee On Handing over of Projects of Darfur Transitional Authority For the period 2007 – 2011

Introduction Like other States of the Sudan, the State of the grate Darfur enjoy a number of development projects in the different fields of development, some of which are financed through the national development budget, such as the Road of Al Ingaaz Al Gharbi (Western salvation road), the Martyr Sabrah Airport, Abu Jabrah railroad, Neiala and El-Obied transport line – Al Foulah, Neiala - Al Fasher. Other projects are funded from States’ development budget, such as the project of water harvest, the project of States internal routes, the project of the Marrah Mountain (Jabal Marrah)- ،...

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Abyei
2014-02-05 00:00:00

Abyei

Protocol between the Government of Sudan and SPLM/A on the Resolution of Abyei ConflictAbyei Area Referendum ACT 2009How the Abyei experts exceeded their mandate Arbitration Agreement between The Government of Sudan and The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement on Delimiting Abyei Area Agreement Of Temporary Arrangements For Administration And Security Of The Abyie Area.Agreement Between The Government of Sudan And The UN Concerning The Status of The UNISFA . AUHIP Proposals Towards a Resolution of The Issue of AbyeiAUHIP TFA Proposal Final Sudan Legal Note 27.12 LASTThe Republic of Sudan ،...

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Historical Brief about Higher Education in Sudan



  • Higher education in Sudan has traced back to the establishment of scientific institute in 1912 and Kitchener School of Medicine in 1924, Higher institutes at the end of 1930s. These following institutions are the basis of higher education in Sudan: 1. The Scientific institute in Omdurman (1912): This institute was established to be similar to Alazhar Alsharif and Dar Alalom in Egypt to care for religious education in Sudan, The higher department started in 1920, and the university stage began in 1975 by establishing two departments Sharia law and Arabic language and promoted to faculty of Islamic studies in 1963 then to Omdurman Islamic University in 1965.2. Kitchener School of Medicine 1924: The high schools for sciences, agriculture, veterinary, law and engineering which were established at the end of 1930s of 20th century to provide post secondary education and affiliated to government bodies, to qualify cadres needed in the field of their work. These high schools were integrated in the Memorial College of Gordon in 1945, and then later formed Khartoum African University College (Abdan College in Nigeria and Makriri College in Uganda). In independence 1956 Khartoum University College became administratively and scientifically independent and it is called University of Khartoum as the first national university in The Sudan.3. There were institutes and colleges established before independence qualifying employees in governmental bodies for two years upgraded to three years. These colleges and institutes admit the graduates of Secondary schools, these are: Faculty of health (1933), x ray institute (1936), Faculty of Forest experts, Optical institutes (1954) and Shambat agricultural institutes (1954).4. The technical education started in Sudan by establishing Khartoum Technical institute as school attached to the Ministry of public works to qualify craftsmen raising study’s years from three to four years in 1960, the development of the study requires connected it with recognized foreign levels and their students have access to sit for private certificate in Lancashire in UK. The Khartoum technical institutes are the basic of technical and technological education in Sudan which is upgraded to be The Sudan University of Science and technology in 1990.5. Cairo University, Khartoum branch was established in 1955 as the fruit of bilateral relation with Egypt, its evening study provides chance for the state’s employees to continue their university education in Faculties of Art, law and commerce. In 1993 its name changed to ALneelain University, and then enlarged by new scientific colleges.6. Besides the Technical Institute many institutes and colleges were established during the stage of national rule. These institutes and colleges affiliated to governmental units and qualifying for Diploma level (2—3 years), they are:-Vocational College (1960) to qualify and train craftsmen in different occupations (carpentry, plumb works, metal works, building ….etc)- The Institute of Music and Drama (1969) to push ahead the artistic movement in The Sudan.- Higher institute of Sport Education to qualify the teachers of physical education in secondary stage.7.The seventieth is considered great transformation in the process of higher education in Sudan. This period witnessed issuance of acts and organized bodies for higher education, the most important events of this period:7.- Establishing the Universities of Gezira and Joba (1975) as the first universities to be established in provinces aiming at linking university study with environment and fulfilling the needs of community.- Joining all institutes and colleges which were attached to Ministries and authorities to higher education and issuing their articles of association. - Setting up of some intermediate colleges and institutes with the support of World bank such as Abuharaz agricultural institutes – Abunama agricultural institutes and Mechanical Engineering college in Atbara.- Unprecedented enlargement in establishing states’ universities since the inception the national salvation revolution 1989 which the most of its achievements are : • Arbicization of study in university stage.• Establishing the new universities in states (19 governmental universities.)• Expansion in foreign and private higher education by establishing three universities and 26 Colleges and institutes.• Doubling the intake in higher education’s institutions.

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