Nuba Mountains

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 28th, 2013
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In Sudan’s Rebel-Held Nuba Mountains, War Rages On BY TRISTAN MCCONNELL SOUTH KORDOFAN, SUDAN — The squat, tin-roofed buildings of the Mother of Mercy Hospital lie surrounded by rocky hills in a natural amphitheater in Sudan’s rebel-held Nuba Mountains. The hospital was made for 80 patients, bu...
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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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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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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 17th, 2012
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During the June protests, the women of Sudan led many of the demonstrations and a call for a nation-wide “Kandaka Friday” was made on July 13. The term was used by the Kushites to refer to their queens. Among the countless hardships the Sudanese people suffer at the hands of the ruling National Congr...
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Jun 28th, 2012
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By Eric Reeves The success of the current, rapidly growing rebellion in Khartoum and elsewhere in Sudan is far from assured. The National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regime—facing a serious domestic challenge for the first time in years—will use all the considerable force at its disposal to...
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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Nairobi – Officials say that Sudan’s military has bombed a Bible school built by a US Christian aid group, prompting students and teachers at the school to run for their lives in the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan state. The US ambassador to the United Nations condemned the attack. Pict...
By benim
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Nov 2nd, 2011
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Khartoum – Sudanese officials say government forces have repelled a large rebel attack in South Kordufan state, an oil-producing region along the border with newly independent South Sudan. The state’s governor, Hamed Haroon, said government forces killed more than 100 rebels in the fighti...
By benim
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Sep 21st, 2011
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The Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has issued a degree appointing a new governor for the country’s unrest-hit southern state of Blue Nile, state media reported on Tuesday. Lieutenant-general Al-Hadi Bushra was named governor of Blue Nile which has been racked by clashes between Sudan’s army...
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Sep 2nd, 2011
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Sudanese government forces bombarded the home of the governor of the border Blue Nile state and other military sites used by the Sudan People’s Liberation Army of neighboring South Sudan, the governor said. The attack happened yesterday after three vehicles used by the SPLA were shot at by Sudanese s...