Abyei

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Dec 20th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves It must be said first that there is a great deal that we don’t know about events that began in Juba Saturday, December 14. Indeed, it appears that there is more of importance that we don’t know than we do. But reports are coming from the ground in Juba and from a […]...
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Jul 3rd, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng Abyei is one of the issues that dominated the quality of relations between Southern Sudan and South Sudan since the independence of Sudan in 1956 and it will continue to do the same after the independence of South Sudan. The transfer of the Ngok Dinka by the British colonial admini...
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Jun 26th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng As Africa celebrates this year the 50th anniversary of the formation of the Organization of African Union (OAU) and almost a little more than a decade since the formation of the African Union (AU), Africans will ask themselves to what level the AU and its institutions have succeede...
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Jun 10th, 2013
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar In his usual emotional way of dealing with important national and international issues, the President of the Republic of the Sudan Field Marshal Omer al Bashir announced in a rally on June 8, 2013 that he has ordered his Minister of Petroleum to block the flow of oil from the...
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Jun 6th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng It is becoming apparent that the regime of Bashir is now coming to a dead end. Its demise is imminent and irreversible whatever the NCP will try now to transform itself to meet the aspirations of the people of Sudan. If one would reflect at the time the NCP took over […]...
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May 13th, 2013
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By Beny Gideon Mabor “I don’t know what’s right and wrong anymore”, he said, tears streaming down his cheeks. “On the one hand, I am warned that you are the tool of oppression against our people, an enemy of the Christians and an agent of the evil. On the other hand, when I am with […]...
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Apr 29th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng* It seemed the moderates within Sudan’s ruling NCP eventually prevailed over the hardliners, allowing for president Omar el-Bashir’s visit to Juba to go ahead. This is a positive sign. However, the visit was also necessitated by other factors. These included the diplomatic embarras...
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Apr 6th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng With the signing of the implementation matrix for the nine agreements signed by South Sudan and Sudan in September 2012, there is now a growing optimism in the normalization of relations between South Sudan and Sudan. This optimism came after a long period of disappointment and fru...
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Mar 26th, 2013
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By Joe de Tuombuk The recent developments in the implementation of Cooperation Agreement between Sudan and South Sudan are a cause for optimism that the two countries are beginning to realize that their futures are closely linked. If implemented in good faith, the Cooperation Agreement has the potent...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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By: Mustafa al-Labbad Translated from As-Safir (Lebanon). In the coming years, Egypt and Ethiopia may be forced to fight a “water war” because Ethiopia’s ambitions contradict Egypt’s historical and legal rights in the Nile waters. Ethiopia can only be deterred by the regional and international balanc...