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AFRICANGLOBE - Last weekend in Egypt’s south, Nubians launched an unprecedented challenge to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s government by marching in protest to their historic homeland, more than 50 years after they were forcibly displaced by the state. The action was part of a new youth and activist-led movement that has been brewing since the 2011 Egyptian revolution.
AFRICANGLOBE - Clashes between an Arab clan and a Nubian family resumed Sunday in Egypt's southern province of Aswan, killing two people and wounding four, health officials said. The bloody clashes began Friday when a group of students engaged in a fight after an Arab man sexually assaulted a Nubian woman from another family, the interior ministry said in a statement.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Nubians in Kenya started their journey here as soldiers, a very long time ago. In Sudan, they had been fighting for their own country when Fredrick Lugard, Captain of the Imperial British East African Company, arrived in 1890.He incorporated them into the IBEAC, and, with about 10,000 of their dependants, the Sudanese soldiers moved south to Uganda where they fought to help Captain Lugard strengthen the British Protectorate.