Secession

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 10th, 2014
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It is now abundantly clear that the project of creating a strong multiparty opposition by uniting unitary parties and ethnic parties is anything but feasible. The inability of MEDREK to achieve unity despite numerous attempts as well as Dr. Negaso Gidada’s––who stepped down from the chairmanship of t...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 16th, 2011
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Residents of western Zambia were barred from gathering — even for Sunday church services — after an attempt to debate secession led to deadly protests. It was unclear how long the restrictions, first imposed Friday, would last. Conditions were slowly easing, with people able to go to markets and visi...
By benim
In Election
Jan 8th, 2011
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The Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir on Friday made it clear that there is no prospect for Southerners living in the North to have dual citizenship if the referendum vote comes in favor of creating a new state. The oil-producing south is due to vote in a referendum starting on Sunday on wheth...
By benim
In Election
Jan 4th, 2011
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South Sudan’s independence referendum on Sunday marks the start of a new test for U.S. diplomacy in the region, which analysts say could yet present President Barack Obama with his “Rwanda moment” if violence explodes in its wake. U.S. officials are cautiously optimistic about the v...
By benim
In Documentary
Jan 3rd, 2011
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By benim
In Analysis
Jan 3rd, 2011
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We have entered 2011 and there is strong indication that South Sudanese are going to vote for secession, starting from Sunday this week. That means we will now turn our focus on the future of South Sudan, or whatever the name of the new nation would be. As part of the focus on the future […]...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 2nd, 2011
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Looking back on his presidency, Bill Clinton has often expressed regret over his administration’s failure to stop the genocide that ravaged Rwanda in 1994 and cost 800,000 lives, even referring to it as a “personal failure” on his part. And President George W. Bush, who labeled the ...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 1st, 2011
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The Nile River links the people of North and South Sudan as it has done for thousands of years [Al Jazeera] This is a love letter to Sudan- a failed state in every sense. To the 2.5 million Sudanese from north and south who died in its civil wars. To the cruise ships with names […]...
By benim
In Analysis
Jan 1st, 2011
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In just over a week, a political earthquake may rock Sudan and send tremors across Africa. As the result of an expected referendum on January 9, it appears likely that southern Sudan’s 8mn inhabitants will vote to separate from the 34mn citizens of northern Sudan and create their own new nation of So...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Dec 30th, 2010
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DOHA, Qatar – A Sudanese official says his government has withdrawn from peace talks with Darfur rebel groups, but it is still committed to making peace. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir threatened to call off the talks in Qatar and return negotiations to Sudan if agreement was not reache...