Referendum

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 22nd, 2013
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Ignatius Dube, ZLU Reporter Sheffield ZIMBABWE LETS UNITE welcomes the recent move in the referendum but the point is most people don’t even know or understand it at all. Some think it’s a new political party, others think it’s a peace document to avoid the 2008 one man run, a quick fix to our econom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood claimed Sunday that the Islamist-backed constitution has passed with a 64 percent “yes” vote, the day after the final voting in a two-round referendum that deeply divided the country. The constitution’s critics however may contest the outcome. A spok...
By benim
In Canada
Feb 8th, 2011
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OTTAWA — Canada will recognize southern Sudan as an independent state later this year, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Tuesday as he praised its landmark independence referendum. The referendum was “a historic moment for the country” and a “critical step” toward peace, said...
By benim
In News
Jan 24th, 2011
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Juba – Preliminary results from Southern Sudan’s independence referendum indicate a landslide vote for secession, but turnout exceeded 100% in several areas, and a top election official said on Sunday that some results were being quarantined. Voter turnout exceeded 100% in 10 of the south...
By benim
In Election
Jan 15th, 2011
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A weeklong vote in Sudan wraps up Saturday, bringing the country closer to a historic decision that could split it into two. Nearly 4 million people were registered to vote in the referendum that will determine whether Southern Sudan should declare independence from a government based in the north. S...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 11th, 2011
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At least 11 more people have been killed in violence over southern Sudan’s historic referendum, officials have said. Major General Gier Chuang Aluong, South Sudan’s interior minister, said 10 people making their way to vote were killed in an ambush on Monday. The announcement came as Sout...
By benim
In Article
Jan 7th, 2011
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Thousands of Southern Sudanese immigrants will cast votes in eight U.S. cities starting Sunday to decide whether their region of the country will part ways with northern Sudan and its government. At stake is whether Africa will see its first new country form in more than 20 years while avoiding the k...
By benim
In Election
Jan 4th, 2011
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Almost 4 million southern Sudanese, or roughly half the south’s population, have registered to take part in an independence referendum next week that is likely to split Africa’s largest country in two, officials said on Monday. The U.S. State Department said it was optimistic ahead of the...
By benim
In Election
Dec 22nd, 2010
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Millions of ballot papers were delivered to south Sudan on Wednesday, removing one uncertainty ahead of a referendum on southern independence scheduled for next month. The January 9 referendum has been fraught with delays and logistical problems, and organisers had feared snowy weather that has snarl...
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...