Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tunisia Respects “Free Choice” of People in S. Sudan

From Xinhua CRI English, February 13: Tunisia’s interim government said Saturday that it respects the “free choice of the people in south Sudan to set up an independent state,” the official press agency TAP reported. The Tunisian government expressed the … Continue reading

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Highway Project Will Connect Southern Sudan to Outside World

From Voice of America, February 12, 2011: Work crews have started paving Southern Sudan’s first highway, which will connect the new nation to the international community.  This highway brings the south one step closer to full independence. A military band … Continue reading

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South Sudan votes for independence

From Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, February 8, 2011: Press Release The people of South Sudan have overwhelmingly voted for independence, with 98.83% in favour of a split. “Norway intends to formally recognise South Sudan as a sovereign, independent … Continue reading

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Sudan’s terror-list removal untied from Darfur

From The Washington Post, February 8, 2011: The Obama administration intends to remove Sudan from a U.S. terrorist blacklistregardless of progress in the conflict-riddled province of Darfur. The move is likely to anger some members of Congress and human rights activists. The Darfur … Continue reading

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Voices for Sudan Press Release

Contact: Ryan Brenner                                                                                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Voices for Sudan Cell phone: 202-360-9324                                                                                                    E-mail:info@voicesforsudan.org SUDANESE … Continue reading

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GEN. SALVA KIIR MESSAGE DURING THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF REFERENDUM RESULTS

President of the Republic of South Sudan, H. E. Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit is delivering a Statement after his return from Khartoum Juba, January 8, 2011 – Pictures by Larco Lomayat Dear all, Greetings from Juba, The Current Capital of … Continue reading

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Statement by British P.M. David Cameron on the final results of South Sudan Referendum

7 February “I welcome today’s announcement of the results of the referendum on Southern Sudan. “This moment is testament to the leaders in both North and South Sudan who ensured a credible and peaceful process.  I particularly welcome the positive … Continue reading

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Soldiers mutiny in tension over Sudan split

From The Independent, February 7, 2011: At least 50 people died in Sudan as a mutiny in the army spread through towns in the oil-producing Upper Nile state, stoking tension as the South prepares for independence. Heavy fighting involving tanks and … Continue reading

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South to Establish a New Capital City And Relocate From Juba After Independence

From allAfrica, February 5, 2011: South Sudan will soon begin to implement a huge project of building a modern capital city for the newly independent state, saying the historical regional capital, Juba, does not meet what is required of a … Continue reading

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Obama says U.S. to recognize South Sudan as sovereign

From Reuters, February 7, 2011: President Barack Obama said on Monday the United States intends to recognize South Sudan as a sovereign country in July, as Washington began the process of removing Sudan from a terrorism blacklist. “After decades of … Continue reading

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