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Bari Proper

Bari proper is an estimated 70,000 people Nilotic ethnic group, native to the Juba county in Central Equatoria. Similar to some other Southern Sudanese ethnic groups, the cultural identifier as a “Southerner” (in terms of ethnic and linguistic affiliation) can sometimes be difficult for Bari people – both within and…

Avukaya

The Avukaya is an about 50,000 people counting non-Nilotic ethnic group which primarily lives in Western Equatoria.  Most Avukaya reside in the districts of Yei and Maridi in Western Equatoria, a region bordering on Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Smaller Avukaya groups, in part civil war refugees, are…

Acholi

About 40,000 of the estimated 700,000 to one million members of the Nilotic ethnic group of Acholi live in Eastern Equatoria.The Acholi speak a Western Nilotic language that belongs to the Luo language family. The Acholi people are closely related to the Lango, Alur, Luo and Shilluk . Other names…

Index of notable persons

Alek Wek Supermodel with claims   Born on 16th in Wau, Western Bahr-al-Ghazal, into a Dinka family („Blackspottet Cow“) fled 1983 at the onset of the second civil war thereto with her family. Alek Wek lives since 1991 in Great Britain, where she began to work as a model in…

Encyclopaedia of Ethnicities

Work in progress! Acholi Of the 700.000 TO 1.000.000 members of the der Nilotic ethinic group of the Acholi 40.000 live 40.000 in East Equatoria The Acholi belong to the Luo-languages of the West-Nilotic languages. The Acholi are closely related to the Lango, Alur, Luo and Shilluk people. Achioli are…