Sudan is the largest country in Africa, and is one of the poorest. It is located
in the northeastern part of the continent. It is mainly made up of two regional
groups: an Arab African group in the north and the Nilotes in the south. It's
major ethnic groups of the north are the Kababish, a camel raising people; the
Jaalin and Saiqiyya, who live along rivers ; the Nubians, who live along the
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routs of eastern Sudan. Egypt monopolized trade of Sudan, except
slave trade, wich were raided for constantly.
The successors of Ali, tried to make the country more profitable
extending their conquests to the south, and set up trade posts along the Nile
River. The control over trade ended in 1849, when Ali died. Slave raids
continued, and in 1857 slavery was banned. It did not end and went on until
more action was taken against it in1863.