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Children play around a tumbled statue and other ruins from the Kushite empire near a site called Tombos.
Visual: Neil Brandvold

In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It’s Too Late (2018)

By Amy Maxmen, February 19, 2018

Long ignored by white archaeologists as a mere footnote, modern scientists are now racing to document what’s left of the ancient African civilization.


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Dam water threatens Sudan’s historical artifacts (2012)

The Art Newspaper reported, Sudanese Antiquities Ministry appeals to the international archaeological community to help salvage Sudan’s rich archaeological heritage.


FILE – Sudanese police (AFP)

Sudanese police in second crackdown against dam protestors (2011)

December 22, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese capital Khartoum has witnessed a second round of demonstrations against a government dam project upcountry as President Omer Al-Bashir pledged to find a quick solution to the issue.


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FILE – a protest against the construction of a dam in northern Sudan

Sudan breaks up dam demo (2011)

December 20, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese anti-riot police on Tuesday forcibly dispersed and arrested protestors demonstrating in downtown Khartoum against the construction of a dam upcountry, eye witnesses told Sudan Tribune.


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