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Kodok

(kō`dŏk), formerly

Fashoda

(fəshō`də), town, NE South Sudan, on the White Nile. In 1898 it was the scene of the Fashoda IncidentFashoda Incident
, 1898, diplomatic dispute between France and Great Britain. Toward the end of the 19th cent., while Britain was seeking to establish a continuous strip of territory from Cape Town to Cairo, France desired to establish an overland route from the Red Sea to the
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, which brought Britain and France to the brink of war and resulted, in 1899, in an Anglo-French agreement establishing the frontier between Sudan and the French Congo along the watershed between the Congo and Nile basins. The formation of an Anglo-French entente in 1904 prompted the British to change the town's name in hopes of obliterating the memory of the incident.
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Sheikh Rehan Gorkuei could only go to Kodok which was the only spot from where reports about the security situation from southern provinces could reach the new authorities in Khartoum.
There are four types of frogs whose meat is exportable, and they are kodok sawah (rana cancrivera), kodok rawa, kodok hijau (rana macrodon), and kodok totol (rana limno-charis).
This recent wave of refugees comes after intense fighting near Kodok and Tonga in Upper Nile state of South Sudan.
When people arrived from Kodok few had shelter (Anthony Jouannic/MSF)
Large government offensives in Yuai, Waat, Tonga and Kodok have resulted in more tragic humanitarian consequences, displacing between 50,000 and 100,000 individuals in recent weeks.
The Troika countries said large offensives by government troops in Yuai, Waat, Tonga and Kodok have displaced between 50,000 and 100,000 individuals in recent weeks.
Concerns have been raised on risks of old landmines on the road between Kodok and Auburoc as the U.
N Mission in South Sudan access to Aburoc and Kodok, and to ensure that humanitarian agencies are able to deliver crucial aid to the internally displaced.
Fighting intensified between South Sudan's main rival forces last week in Kodok and Buroc in the west bank of the Nile in Malakal town, leaving nearly 50,000 at risk of danger, the United Nations said.
On 23 and 24 April, humanitarian organizations relocated staff from Kodok and Aburoc amidst the spread of conflict on the West Bank.
Salva Kiir was not condemned when he indiscriminately committed atrocities on civilians in Parjok, Wau and Waat, and recently in Wau Shilluk and Kodok in Upper Nile.
The very strongly worded warning issued JMEC chairman Festus Mogae was issued following large-scale attacks carried out by the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) on the rebel position of rebel positions in Kodok and Aburoc, ethnic Shilluk areas.