Most people today think of Darfur and genocide, but there's more to Sudan than that; there's also a Chinese-financed urban boom intended to transform Khartoum and enrich the thin stratum of kleptocrats whose excess of wealth is matched by their paucity of taste. Also civil war, national dissolution, and sectarian strife.

This is a 1994 bill, much faded. The original had pinkish and reddish hues. It looks better this way.