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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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The hatcheries are developed to produce fish species for exports such as Nila Merah, Labi Labi, Kodok Lembu, Arwana, and other decorative fish.
1994 Preliminary Survey of Buaya Sumpit (Tomistoma schlegelii) and Buaya Kodok (Crocodylus siamensis) in East Kalimantan.
Born in Lorraine (1866); as young army officer he saw considerable colonial service; took part in Marchand's epic expedition to the Nile at Fashoda (Kodok) (1898); saw service in Morocco under Lyautey (1908-1914); returned to France and was promoted general of brigade (1914); at the outset of World War I, he won distinction at Charleroi (August 21-22); promoted to general of division (1915); commanded the 5th Division in Gen.
Reportedly, Sultan Arop Biong's runners arrived at Kodok on 13th of September 1903 and told the District authorities that some Humour Arab tribesmen under Mohamed Khada had raided Ngok Dinka villages about a month earlier.
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).
Horatio Kitchener (June 1898); commanded the 13th Sudanese Battalion at Omdurman (September 2); commanded Kitchener's escort to Fashoda (Kodok) in showdown with French Maj.
During the first half of May 2017, almost 20,000 refugees sought shelter and assistance in Sudan as a result of ongoing hostilities in Kodok in South Sudan's Upper Nile State.
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 Mine Action Service is reportedly assessing the situation and will remove any unexploded ordnance to reduce threat and enable people move freely.