In 1881 Mahommed Ahmed ibn Seyyid Abdullah, a Dongolese, proclaimed himself al-mandi and founded in the eastern Sudan the short-lived empire overthrown by an AngloEgyptian force at the battle of Omdurman in 1898.
SENNAR, a country of north-east Africa, part of the AngloEgyptian Sudan.
Since the establishment of the AngloEgyptian condominium (1899) the country has been thoroughly surveyed.
BERBER, a town and mudiria (province) of the AngloEgyptian Sudan.
To Wadi Halfa, on the northern frontier of the AngloEgyptian Sudan, whence there is direct railway communication with Khartum and the Red Sea (see SUDAN).
After his reinstatement the AngloEgyptian condominium worked without serious friction.
The small force from the French Congo reached its destination, and a body of Abyssinian troops, accompanied by French officers, appeared for a short time a little higher up the river; but the grand political scheme was frustrated by the victorious advance of an AngloEgyptian force under General Kitchener and the resolute attitude of the British government.