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Bashir’s Sudan: a test to the credibility of the AU

Author: Luka Biong Deng | Sudan Tribune

Date: 25 June 2013

June 25, 2013 - 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 Africa...


South Sudan Citizens Have Say on New Constitution

Author: Manyang David Mayar | Voice of America

Date: 26 March 2013

BOR, SOUTH SUDAN — Residents in Jonglei state are having their say on what they think should be included in the new constitution of South Sudan, after the authorities extended the deadline for draft...


After a long fight for freedom, South Sudan cracks down on dissent

Author: Hereward Holland | Reuters

Date: 14 March 2013

(Reuters) - Three weeks after Christmas, a package wrapped in plastic appeared on John Penn de Ngong's bed.   Unwrapping the parcel, the South Sudanese poet-cum-activist found a jawbone, a bullet and...


South Sudan: A Politics of Demise or a Vision for Progress?

Author: Jok Madut Jok | Sudan Tribune

Date: 12 March 2013

The Republic of South Sudan has made tremendous progress on several developmental fronts, including establishment of institutions of governance, reformation of the military, structuring of public serv...


Fear lingers in South Sudan despite independence

Author: Joseph Edward | The Niles

Date: 22 February 2013

A recent report by the Sudd Institute, an independent research organisation funded by the U.S. Institute of Peace, said the current situation recalls some of the most violent periods of the North-Sout...


Free speech at stake in South Sudan

Author: IRIN Africa | IRIN Africa

Date: 7 February 2013

JUBA, 7 February 2013 (IRIN) - Increasing reports of harassment faced by journalists and civil society in South Sudan have raised concern that the world’s newest country is curtailing the basic free...


Salva Changes the Guards

Author: Africa Confidential | Africa Confidential

Date: 1 February 2013

In a sudden and sweeping military reshuffle, President Salva Kiir Mayardit retired six deputy chiefs of general staff and 29 major generals by decree on 21 January. The idea is to transform the Sudan...


S. Sudanese question value of partition

Author: Niamh Fleming-Farrell | The Daily Star, Lebanon

Date: 28 December 2012

UBA/KHARTOUM: Celebratory posters from July 9, 2011, still hang in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, but they are now weather-beaten and faded.   With oil revenues halted and security declining, Sout...


Press Release: Isaiah Abraham's Assassination

Date: 10 December 2012

For Immediate Release The Sudd Institute strongly condemns the assassination of Maj. Diing Chan Awuol, also known as Isaiah Abraham. The Institute sends its sincere condolences to the family and the...


Borders and boundaries draw friction in South Sudan

Author: Hereward Holland - Reuters

Date: 6 December 2012

Teresa Abuk was boiling tea in the market of Kiir Adem, a town astride the de facto border between Sudan and South Sudan, when a white aircraft flew overhead.   Everyone panicked. Some ran, others fe...


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