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  • How far the mandi was the controller of the movement which he started cannot be known, but from the outset of his public career his right-hand man was a Baggara tribesman named Abdullah (the khalifa), who became his successor, and after his flight to Jebel Gedir the mandi was largely dependent for his support on Baggara sheikhs, who gratified one of his leading tastes by giving him numbers of their young women.
  • He married the daughters of their sheikhs and found in Abdullah, a member of the Taaisha section of the tribe, his chief supporter.
  • He was at once succeeded by the khalifa Abdullah, whose rule continued until the 2nd of September 1898, 6 when his army was completely overthrown by an Anglo-Egyptian force under Sir H.
  • Abdullah set himself steadily to crush all opposition to his own power.

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