Dongola


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Dongola

(ˈdɒŋɡələ)
n
(Placename) a small town in the N Sudan, on the Nile: built on the site of Old Dongola, the capital of the Christian Kingdom of Nubia (6th to 14th centuries). Pop: 16 900 (2001 est)
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The Darfur route via El-Fasher for migrant smuggling to Libya from Sudan, according to the report, has become an alternative to the Khartoum route via Dongola in northern Sudan.
Al-Abbas Sayed Ahmed of the University of Dongola, Sudan, told a scientific conference at the antiquities forum.
Leonardo will also provide the Sudan Civil Aviation Authority (SCAA) with a nation-wide ADS-B network and will upgrade four secondary radar systems, which SCAA acquired in 2009 from Leonardo and are currently operational in Khartoum, Port Sudan, Dongola and El Obeid.
The sandstorm had brought a lot of sand on the road to Old Dongola.
5%) were females aged 18 and above recruited from four sites in the Sudan: El Obeid (West), Dongola (North), Kassala (East), and Khartoum (Central Sudan).
Irrigation water requirements were calculated for the demands upstream of Sennar, the Gezira &Managil Schemes and for the demands downstream of Sennar, as well as for the irrigation water requirements on the Main Nile downstream of Khartoum at Tamaniat, Dongola and Aswan.
Patrick is survived by his two sons, Shawn Pickett of Auburn and Patrick Downing and his wife Clare of Maine; two daughters, Kimberly Eddleman and her husband Larry of Dongola, IL and Kelly Stevens and her husband Ken of Murphysboro; his brother, Arthur Pickett of Florida; six grandchildren, Austin and Ashlee Pickett, Dustin Hoffman, Kayla Clarke, Holly and Kim Downing; four great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews.
Saad bin Abdullah Khalil, Director General of the Office of King Abdullah Initiative for Agricultural Investments Abroad, who is currently on a visit to Sudan, Abdulmajeed said that the Saudi delegation visited the proposed site where to start agricultural investment, expressing their willingness to invest in an area of 500,000 Feddan in the regions of Dongola and Al-Golid.
A journalist in Dongola said most of the migrants appeared to be Ethiopian or Eritrean, but there were some Sudanese as well.
The new route coincides with the opening of the Egypt-Sudan overland link connecting Erqan to Sudan's northern city of Dongola, said a statement.
The launch of the latest route coincides with the opening of the Egypt-Sudan overland link, which connects Erqan to Sudan's Dongola city.
The two sides also signed a memorandum of understanding on a KD 30,000 (USD 106,899) grant for financing the construction of the administrative buildings of the University of Dongola in central Sudan.