Religion in Sudan
Religion plays an important role in Sudan, with (97%) of the country's population adhering to Islam. The vast majority of Muslims in Sudan are Sunni belonging to Maliki school of jurisprudence.
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Islam in Sudan
Islam is the largest religion in Sudan, and Muslims have dominated national government institutions since independence in 1956. According to UNDP Sudan, the Muslim population is 97%, including numerou...
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Christianity in Sudan
Christianity has a long history in what is now Sudan.Ancient Nubia was reached by Coptic Christianity by the 2nd century.The Coptic Church was later influenced by Byzantine Christianity. From the 7th ...
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Juok
Juok is the name of god for the tribes on the upper reaches of the Nile. For some including the Shilluk, Dinka and Nuer, he is the Creator God and is omnipresent. Nyikang, a legendary king, is often i...
Ansar (Sudan)
The Ansar (Arabic: أنصار‎), or followers of the Mahdi, is a Sufi religious movement in the Sudan whose followers are disciples of Muhammad Ahmad (12 August 1844 – 22 June 1885), the self-pro...
Freedom of religion in Sudan
Although the 2005 Interim National Constitution (INC) provides for freedom of religion throughout the entire country of Sudan, the INC enshrines Shari'a as a source of legislation in the north and the...
Sudanese teddy bear blasphemy case
The Sudanese teddy bear blasphemy case concerns the 2007 arrest, trial, conviction, imprisonment and subsequent release of British schoolteacher Gillian Gibbons, who taught middle-class Muslim and Chr...
Zār
Zār or Zaar (Arabic: زار) is a religious custom apparently originating in central Ethiopia during the 18th century and later spreading throughout East and North Africa. Zār custom involves the possess...
Cemetery 117
Cemetery 117 (also Site 117) is an ancient cemetery discovered in 1964 by a team led by Fred Wendorf near the northern border of Sudan. The remains discovered there were determined to be around 13,1...
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Zaghawa people
The Zaghawa (also spelled Zakhawa) are an ethnic group of eastern Chad and western Sudan, including Darfur.They have their own language, which is also called Zaghawa, and the breed of sheep that they ...
Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi
Sayyid Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi, KBE (Arabic: عبد الرحمن المهدي‎) (1885 – 1959) was one of the leading religious and political figures during the colonial era in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan...
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History of the Jews in Sudan
The Jewish community in Sudan was established in the late 19th century, and concentrated in the capital Khartoum. By the middle of the 20th century the community included some 350 Jews, mainly of Seph...