Mr. Siddiek was born in Sudan in 1957. He got his BA in English with MERIT from Khartoum University in 1982. and an MA in Translation from the Islamic Institute for Translation in Khartoum, and another Master's degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language TEFL from University of Juba -Sudan in 2001. He got his Ph.D in Applied Linguistics with EXCELLENT in Language Assessment in 2004 from Omdurman Islamic University-Sudan. Since then Dr. Siddiek has been lecturing in Sudan and Saudi Arabia. He published many articles in ELT journals in USA, UK, Canada, Finland, Australia and India. He attended conferences and read papers in Harvard and Purdue. His papers were also accepted in other places such as France & Canada. He is the Author of two books: Assessment of the Sudan School Certificate English Examinations and Language Challenges in Post–War Sudan. Siddiek’s major fields of interest are language testing, language planning, translation & Teacher Training. He is a member of editorial Boards of International Journal of English Linguistic, English Language and Literature Studies-in Canada. He is also an editor in International Journal of Applied Linguistics & English Literature-Australia. Dr. Siddiek has recently been assigned a reviewing task from OXFORD JOURNAL OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS. He is a member of the Centre for Promoting Ideas CPI-USA, the Sudan Studies Association-USA and Sudanese Association of Translators in KSA. He has one collection of poems in which he addressed some socio-cultural, political and environmental issues at regional and international levels. Dr. Siddiek is now associate professor in applied linguistics in Al-Zaeem Al-Azhari University and an associate fellow at Khartoum University in Sudan.


Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Poems

The One Thousand Miles Journey Begins Today

This poem is dedicated to you Omer Adegair - shedding tears of (happiness and sadness) . This poem is dedicated to the young Sudanese generation who made the change with bare hands in their peaceful uprising of December 2018*

Let's begin the one thousand miles today
And pave the way... more »

Did The Elephant Fly Or The Rhino Lay Eggs?

I feel sad as sadness could be
Cause I'm afraid that one day
I may not be able to say
To my grandchildren... more »

My African Village

It is a long time since
I left my African Village
And to town I made my way
With a bundle of clothes... more »

Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek Quotes

Comments about Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek

Mahtab Bangalee 26 Jan 02:50
Dr. Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek; the poet of peaceful, truthful and realistic dream where the life finds the righteous path and goal of successful. He also a wise and true poetic critic from Sudan. Dear Poet May You Live Long
Prabir Gayen 20 Feb 2019 01:57
A good poet and a critic...a sensitive heart and a bard of Sudan..May God bless you..
Dr Mohammad Asif 03 Jun 2018 01:58
Many congratulations.