Northern Bahr el Ghazal

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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By Eric Reeves A number of very recent, highly credible, ground-based reports indicate that Khartoum’s regular Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Arab militia proxies have attacked the Kiir Adem area of Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State, South Sudan. What makes these attacks—which have killed a number of South...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 28th, 2012
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By Mareng Chuor Deng When the word honesty is mentioned, its antonym dishonesty easily comes to mind. A combination of such reference and rampant betrayal makes politic such a dirty game indeed. This is because those who make politics dirty are the few and greedy elites who cling to the strings of ep...
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Oct 23rd, 2012
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By Sabrino Majok Majok The Cooperation Agreement recently signed in Addis Ababa on September 27th, 2012, has been received with mixed reactions in South Sudan with negotiators and their colleagues at an extreme end while people of Northern Bhar El Ghazal, civil society, and well-wishers at reconcilia...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 20th, 2012
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Juba leadership on the Cooperation Agreement has started to be dismissive and abusive to those questioning some pieces in the agreement. Some of our lawmakers have joined the prey and are out to criticize whoever criticizes the agreement. They have even cracked as there are calling some section of ou...
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Sep 15th, 2012
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By Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol Northern Bahr el Ghazal was not fully part of the Anglo-Egyptian administration until 1922. On 21st February 1922, the British troops from Wau under the command of Bimbashi Middleton clashed with a force loyal to Araithdit and defeated them in Akuoya (Alok) at Pongo River. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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By Dhieu Mathok Diing Wol One of the distinguished negotiators from the South Sudan negotiating team in Addis Ababa was reported as saying, “Arabs are very desperate about African Union’s new Map, which considered 14 miles south River Kiir part of Northern Bahr el Ghazal in South Sudan, and this requ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2012
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South Sudan on Saturday accused Sudan of launching an aerial bombardment on its side of their disputed border, but the Sudanese army denied the charge. The two countries came close to all-out war in April following border clashes, the worst violence since South Sudan seceded and declared its independ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2012
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South Sudan has the fourth highest infant mortality rate in Africa according to a report published by the African Development Banks last month. Reacting to the banks Africa Development Report, which included South Sudan for the first time, Health Minister Michael Milly Hussein said his ministry was s...
By benim
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Aug 18th, 2011
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An official in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state government on Wednesday refuted media reports alleging that citizens in the region were dying of severe hunger, less than two months since South Sudan became Africa’s newest nation.   Speaking at a hastily convened press conference in Aweil, the state...
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Feb 3rd, 2011
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The leadership of the soon-to-be independent state of South Sudan wants to see the ongoing armed conflict between Darfur rebels and northern Sudan government quickly brought to an end peacefully, saying it has invested interest in achieving peace in that region. South Sudan’s Vice President, Riek Mac...