Zubehr apologised for defeating the Viceregal soldiers and remained supreme in the bahr-el-ghazal.
The loss of the bahr-el-ghazal caused therefore much annoyance to the people of Darfur.
The bahr-el-ghazal from a channel of stagnant pools and marshes becomes a broad and navigable stream.
Its vast tributary rivers, the Sobat and the bahr-el-ghazal, came to reinforce its flow.
But you ought not to take such a trip as that you took on the bahr-el-ghazal.
The bahr-el-ghazal itself is described as a drainage channel rather than a true river.
As early as 1869 he was practically the independent ruler of the bahr-el-ghazal.