Africa

1956: Sudan Becomes Independent

Written by Tadese Faforiji

Before independence, Sudan had been under joint Egyptian-British rule. There was an organised referendum to determine whether Sudan would become part of Egypt or be totally independent. The Sudanese voted for independence and on January 1st, 1956 independence was declared.

 
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Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.

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