In East Africa
Aug 3rd, 2013
The leadership of the rebel Sudan People’s LIberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) met on Friday with Ethiopian prime minister and current chair of the IGAD executive council, Hailemariam Desalegn, to discuss to discuss a peaceful settlement to the armed conflict in Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile st...
Nov 13th, 2012
After years of war in Sudan, Bernard-Henri Lévy asks Yasir Arman, secretary-general of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement, what the world can do to stop the violence. A dozen years ago, Jean-Marie Colombani and Edwy Plenel at the French daily Le Monde, along with The New York Times, ask...
Jul 24th, 2012
By Luka Biong Deng The people of South Sudan and the marginalised people of Sudan will remember their great leader, Dr. John Garang de Mabior, on July 30, the day he died in a plane crash seven years ago. Garang, a thinker, a freedom fighter, a military officer and an intellectual, will be remembered...
Dec 14th, 2010
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...