North Sudan

By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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By Suzanne Jambo Words can never be enough to emphasize how our people have ALL paid the price most dearly during our entire struggle for Freedom. No one was spared, from EVERY part of our Beloved Country, EVERY South Sudanese suffered, pained, sacrificed and cried! ALL South Sudanese communities con...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 30th, 2012
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By Jacob K. Lupai South Sudan, up until 9 July 2011, was an integral part of the Sudan. Precisely on the 9th July 2011 it became the independent Republic of South Sudan, the newest country on planet earth. What was left was North Sudan which decided to retain the name Sudan. It was not clear [&hellip...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 14th, 2012
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By Emily Cooper,independent (GETTY IMAGES)           Darfur and the DRC are two of the most dangerous places on earth, with armed factions fighting for control of territory and regular violent clashes. But far more dangerous than bullets is the silent killer of disease and ma...
By benim
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Jul 7th, 2011
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As Americans celebrated the nation’s independence this week, South Sudan in East Africa is preparing its own independence and part of that story has reached the western suburbs. The story of South Sudan has nearly become lost in recent weeks with much of our world news coverage focused on economic me...
By benim
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Mar 7th, 2011
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Khartoum – A US campaign group monitoring Sudan’s restive north-south border region said on Monday that 300 buildings in the Abyei village of Tajalei were torched by militia groups with links to Khartoum. “At least 300 buildings at Tajalei were intentionally destroyed by fire, accor...
By benim
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Jan 19th, 2011
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JUBA, Sudan — Officials say preliminary results show more than 98 percent of voters in and near Southern Sudan’s capital voted for independence from the north. The referendum committee for Central Equatoria State on Wednesday posted their results of the weeklong poll that ended Saturday. ...
By benim
In Election
Jan 16th, 2011
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Exhausted poll workers posted the first preliminary results from Southern Sudan’s weeklong independence referendum on Sunday, and an Associated Press count of a small sampling of the returns showed a huge vote for secession. Sudan’s south ended its independence vote Saturday, a vote most ...
By benim
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Jan 13th, 2011
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Organisers of a landmark South Sudan independence vote have confirmed that the turnout threshold needed for it to be valid has been reached, as Jimmy Carter, former US president, said the region looks set for nationhood. Drivers honked their horns in the regional capital Juba on Thursday as southerne...
By benim
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Jan 11th, 2011
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WASHINGTON — Sudan could be removed from the US list of state sponsors of terrorism as early as July if Khartoum recognizes the results of the referendum on independence for the south, a US official said Tuesday. “Should the referendum be carried out successfully and the results are recognized ...
By benim
In Election
Dec 14th, 2010
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The Sudan People’s People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) announced that it supports a vote for independence. The announcement is significant since the position contradcts the terms of the 2005 peace agreement ending a long and bloody civil war with the north. In the peace agreement the SPLM...