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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Jérôme Tubiana The inclusion of civil society in efforts to defuse the South Sudan crisis has so far been fraught. The parties to the conflict (see our recent report South Sudan: A Civil War by Any Other Name) all have their own ideas about what civil society is; and each party tends to believe th...
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Aug 3rd, 2013
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The leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s LIberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met on Friday with Ethiopian prime minister and current chair of the IGAD executive council, Hailemariam Desalegn, to discuss to discuss a peaceful settlement to the armed conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile st...
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Jun 28th, 2013
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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman In remembrance of the fateful coup d’état, all the components of the Sudanese people will join the ranks in the National Campaign to Topple the National Congress Party (NCP) regime. Ironically, news media reported that the Egyptian youth have planned to end the rule of the Musl...
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Jun 28th, 2013
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“The students go to class, and when they hear the Antonovs coming they run to hide in the caves.” This is how a teacher describes a typical school day for children in Acheron, a village in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan State. With the Nuba Mountains now entering a third year of genocidal j...
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Apr 8th, 2013
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(Reuters) – A Sudanese court sentenced nine army officers to prison terms of up to five years on Sunday for their role in an alleged coup attempt against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, a lawyer said. In November, Sudan arrested its former spy chief Salah Gosh and other senior military and sec...
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Arab News By Alsir Sidahmed Cynics have asserted that if the Arab Spring is to be characterized by forces of political Islam taking over power and mismanaging it, then Sudan had its Arab Spring more than two decades ago. However, in reality, Sudan seems to be at a crossroads, poised either for a s...
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Mar 24th, 2013
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It’s the beginning of the end for Sudan’s Omar Al Bashir, who said that he’s gracefully withdrawing from office after more than two decades in the presidential palace. He’ll be gone by 2015, he claims. Few will mourn his departure, but SIMON ALLISON wonders what exactly prompted the sudden and surpri...
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Mar 20th, 2013
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KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudan’s president says he intends to step down in 2015 after more than 20 years in power. In an interview published in several Sudanese dailies on Wednesday, Omar al-Bashir says the people of Sudan need “fresh blood and a new impetus to continue their march.”...
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Feb 11th, 2013
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By Elwathig Kameir Successive political crises have been the hallmark of the interim period that followed the conclusion of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) between the Sudan Government, represented by the National Congress Party (NCP), and the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) in Janu...
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng As expected, the summit between presidents Salva Kiir and Omar el-Bashir on January 25 did not produce any results. The term summit, which usually refers to a high-level meeting, is losing its meaning in the context of South Sudan and Sudan. Since the independence of South Sudan on...