South Kordofan

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2014
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– By James Copnall The National Dialogue is dead’. The verdict comes from Ghazi Salaheddin Atabani, one of the longest-serving Islamist intellectuals of the Bashir era, who defected to the opposition late last year. He, and several other opposition leaders, had previously extended a cautious welcome ...
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Mar 31st, 2014
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By Ahmed Hassan The Plight of Sudan, Politicization of Humanitarian Access and the Hypocrisy of the International Community With the wide spread of protracted political problems, complex emergencies, and failed states, issues of entitlement and humanitarian access have come under real test by both do...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 11th, 2014
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Violence in Africa seems particularly prone to the scourge of one-dimensional descriptions. Often described as ethnic or tribal, and sometimes as sectarian, the media prescribes an adjective that quickly becomes accepted as gospel and this explanation is then hard to shift. Thus we are told that the ...
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2013
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By Anne Bartlett There is a certain intractability to Sudan’s conflicts these days, which defies logic or, it seems, any moral responsibility. The inability to move the international community off its course of pandering to Khartoum’s interests seems both irrational and unreasonable, given the signif...
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Jun 13th, 2013
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By Jacky Mamou, and David Khalfa, Ten years, that makes ten years, that the people of Darfur have endured such suffering that the Secretary General of the United Nations, Koffi Anan, decried the situation as “hell on Earth” in 2004. The leaders of the Sudan, in the face of a defiant rebellion, launch...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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Seven political prisoners have been freed in Sudan a day after President Omar al-Bashir ordered the release of all political detainees. Relatives embraced the prisoners as they walked out of a prison in the capital, Khartoum. They included Abdul Aziz Khalid, who was arrested in January after backing ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 26th, 2013
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By Joe de Tuombuk The recent developments in the implementation of Cooperation Agreement between Sudan and South Sudan are a cause for optimism that the two countries are beginning to realize that their futures are closely linked. If implemented in good faith, the Cooperation Agreement has the potent...
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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...