Latest Kutum Stories

2006-08-06 14:51:03

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Late and amid kicking and shoving, former Darfur rebel leader Minni Arcua Minnawi arrived to a chaotic welcome in Khartoum on Sunday to speed up implementation of a May peace deal for Sudan's vast west. Minnawi, the only one of three negotiating rebel factions to sign the May accord with Khartoum, was due to arrive a day earlier but abruptly canceled over a political dispute. He accused the government of obstructing the deal by not making good...

Latest Kutum Reference Libraries

2007-04-10 16:53:42

The Kutum (Rutilus frisii kutum, family Cyprinidae) also known as "Caspian White Fish", or "Caspian Roach", is a medium sized fresh water and brackish water fish native to the Caspian Sea. It is a subspecies of the Black Sea Roach Rutilus frisii frisii. It is typically a medium sized fish, reaching 17.72-21.65 in (45-55 cm) in length, rarely 27.56 in (70 cm), and weighing up to 8.82 lb (4.00 kg), rarely 11.02 lb (5.00 kg). It used to be very common and was harvested commercially. The...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.