Bahr el Ghazal

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Bahr el Gha·zal

 (bâr′ ĕl′ gə-zăl′, bär′ ĕl′ gä-zäl′)
A river of South Sudan flowing about 805 km (500 mi) east to the Bahr el Jebel.
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HISTORICAL FACTORS FOR THE TRANSFER OF NGOK DINKA FROM BAHR AL-GHAZAL TO KORDOFAN
Kasha said his state has a number of the displaced in north and west Bahr Al-Ghazal in the state of South Sudan .
Aguer said southern troops repulsed one attack by Sudanese troops near Heglig Apr 18 and two attacks in Northern Bahr al-Ghazal state.
Equatoria states, Great Bahr Al-Ghazal, Great Upper Nile according to its
5 per cent in favour in the western state of Bahr al-Ghazal which borders north Sudan, according to the preliminary results.
Referendum officials reported large votes in favor of independence--some releasing early figures, some saying trends pointed to support of more than 90 percent--in the southern states of Central Equatoria, Unity, Lakes, Jonglei, Warrap, Western Bahr al-Ghazal and Eastern Equatoria.
Referendum officials reported large votes in favor of independence - some releasing early figures, some saying trends pointed to support of more than 90 percent - in the southern states of Central Equatoria, Unity, Lakes, Jonglei, Warrap, Western Bahr Al-Ghazal and Eastern Equatoria.
Aloung said the attack had happened on the northern side of the border between the northern state of Southern Kordofan and the southern state of Northern Bahr al-Ghazal and local authorities had told him 10 died in the attack.
Agents from the SPLM-DC have been arrested before in several places in the south, including Western Bahr al-Ghazal district where Sunday's arrests took place.
The underlying central issue to every regime since independence is the conflict between Sudan's ruling elite in the north and its minority populations, most especially the southern masses, predominantly the Nilotic Dinka and Nuer peoples of Bahr al-Ghazal, and other ethnic groups in Upper Nile and Equatoria.
The government was referring to attacks launched by the SPLA in the Bahr al-Ghazal region which resulted in a famine two years ago, a disaster which killed thousands of civilians.
The defeat of the Anglo-Egyptian force by the Mahdists in 1883, leading to General Gordon's death at Khartoum in 1885 and the Egyptian evacuation of Sudan, left the field open to French and Belgian claims to the Upper Nile region known as Bahr al-Ghazal.