Displacement, Despair and Disease in flood-ravaged Sudan | Inside Story

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Displacement, Despair and Disease in flood-ravaged Sudan | Inside Story” – below is their description. More than 100 people have died and tens of thousands of others have been forced from their homes. Disease lurks in stagnant water, posing yet another threat to survivors at a time … Read more Displacement, Despair and Disease in flood-ravaged Sudan | Inside Story

Republic of South Sudan Celebrates Independence

Celebrations were held in Juba on Saturday 9th July 2011 to mark the official independence of Southern Sudan. International dignitaries including UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, were present for the ceremony in the new capital. Gunilla Carlsson, the Swedish Minister for International Development & Cooperation was present for the festivities and a statement from … Read more Republic of South Sudan Celebrates Independence

South Sudan: Preliminary Results Show Vote for Secession

Preliminary results from the referendum on the future of Southern Sudan show that the people have voted overwhelmingly in favour of secession from the rest of Sudan. The 9-15 January referendum on the self-determination of Southern Sudan was the culmination of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) signed in 2005 to end two decades of civil … Read more South Sudan: Preliminary Results Show Vote for Secession

Southern Sudan to Vote on Secession on 9th January 2011

  Southern Sudan will vote on secession on 9th January 2011, paving the way for the creation of the world’s newest state. A “yes” vote would also see the city of Juba become the globe’s youngest capital. The referenda will be in two parts – the South will vote on secession, whilst the central atrea … Read more Southern Sudan to Vote on Secession on 9th January 2011