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South Sudan Timeline
⟶ Updated 16 Oct 2018 ⟶
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29 Nov 2018
Timeline of Erwin Rommel
South Sudan is Governed by the British-Egyptian Rule
Turkey, and Egypt take over South Sudan
Rebellion Against the Turkish-Egyptian Government
British Invade South Sudan
Islamic State is Founded in Sudan
People of Sudan Revolt, and Start the First Civil War.
Sudan Gains Independence from the British-Egyptian Rule
Military Coup takes Place in Sudan, Removing the Civilian Government
Another Civil War Breaks out, this time in the Southern Sudan.
The People of Sudan rebel, and the Military Joint falls after a Communist General Strike. The new Government is formed.
The new Military Coup place Jaafar Numiri in power.
Leaders of a Communist Party are Executed after planning a Coup against Numeiri.
A peace treaty is signed in Addis Ababa, and South Sudan gets partly self-governance.
A large amount of oil is found in Bentiu, South Sudan
Numieri introduces the Islamic Sharia law to Sudan leading to a new breakout of the civil war in the Christian south.
Numieri is removed from his power in a military coup
A civil government is made to restore peace after the general elections
Al-Bashir and his NIC take power in a military coup.
The Sudanese government is accused of being apart of a plan attempting to kill the Egyptian Prime Minister.
The United States launches a missile attack on on a chemical plant in Khartoum assumed to develop chemical weapons for terrorists. Sudan denies any link to terror, and chemical weapons.
Sudan writes a new constitution.
The new president dissolves the national assembly, and declares state of emergency.
Sudan starts an oil export assisted by Sweden, Canada, China, and a few other countries.
Internal struggle in the government leads to the arrest of an ideological leader who was making peace agreements with the SPLA
Hunger and famine affects 3 million people
Peace negotiations break down in Nairobi, Kenya
The Nile river floods leaving thousands homeless in Sudan.
UN lifts sanctions on Sudan to support peace negootioations.
After the 9/11 attacks, the U.S. puts sanctions down on Sudan due to the accusations of Sudan's involvment with iInternational terrorism
A cease fire is agreed on between the government, and SPLM.
Government and SPLM sign a protocol to end the war
President al-Bashir meets for the first time with SPLA leader John Garang. Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni has arranged the meeting since the war has effected Northern Uganda
Government attacks SPLA again.
Two rebel groups representing the African population in Darfur starts a rebellion against the government as protest against neglect and suppression.
Progress is made in the peace negotiations. The negotiations are mainly focused on sharing the important oil-resources with each other.
Government army strikes down on uprising in Darfur region in the Western Sudan. More than 100,000 people seek refuge in the country of Chad.
UN officers reports that systematic killings on villagers are taking place in Darfur. UN names Darfur as the worst humanitarian currently, but nothing happens. The African leaders refuse to take action on the problem.
A historic peace agreement is signed, but the situation in Darfur remains.
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United Nations Security Council agrees to send 10,000 peace keeping soldiers to Southern Sudan, and avoiding the Darfur region.
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Clashes between an Arab militia and SPLM occurs in the disputed oil-rich Abyei area on the north-south divide - a key sticking point in the 2005 peace accord.
Leaders of North and South reach deal on terms of referendum on independence.
The people of South Sudan vote in favor of full independence from Sudan.
Governments of both north and south sign an accord to demilitarize the disputed Abyei region and let in an Ethiopian peacekeeping force.
Independence from Sudan is granted, and South Sudan is officially born
Some 200,000 refugees flee into South Sudan to escape fighting between Sudanese army and rebels in Sudan's border states
President Kiir dismisses entire cabinet and Vice-President Riek Machar in a power struggle within the governing SPLM
Civil war erupts as President Salva Kiir accuses his former vice-president, Riek Machar, of plotting to overthrow his presidency.
A ceasefire is signed but broken several times, and further talks in February fail to end the violence that displaces more than a million people.
Peace talks begin in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, and drag on for months as fighting continues.
UN sacks Kenyan commander of its peacekeeping mission over the failure to protect civilians in Juba during July violence.
A famine is declared in South Sudan in what the UN describes as a man-made catastrophe caused by civil war and economic collapse.
President Kiir declares unilateral ceasefire, and launches national dialogue.
The number of refugees fleeing violence in South Sudan to Uganda passes the one million mark, according to the UN.
President Kiir signs power-sharing agreement with Riek Machar and other opposition groups in a bid to end the civil war. The deal will see Machar return to government as one of five vice-presidents.
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