Asked by: Laritza Cerriasked in category: General Last Updated: 29th January, 2020
When did Sudan gain its independence from Britain?
Also, when did Sudan gain independence from Great Britain?
January 1, 1956
Also Know, why did Great Britain colonize Sudan? Because the UK took over the Suez Canal, & established a protectorate over Egypt because the canal was so important to the British Empire, & before that, Egypt had colonised Sudan. So the UK was dragged into Sudan by Egyptian politics.
One may also ask, was Sudan a British colony?
In 1899, Britain and Egypt reached an agreement under which Sudan was run by a governor-general appointed by Egypt with British consent. In reality, Sudan was effectively administered as a Crown colony.
How did South Sudan gain independence?
South Sudan gained independence from Sudan on 9 July 2011 as the outcome of a 2005 peace deal that ended Africa's longest-running civil war. An overwhelming majority of South Sudanese voted in a January 2011 referendum to secede and become Africa's first new country since Eritrea split from Ethiopia in 1993.