Monthly Archives: March 2011

Over 100 orphans caught in S Sudan raid: officials

From Reuters Africa, March 14, 2011: More than 100 orphans were caught in the middle of gunfire in an attack on the capital of south Sudan’s oil-producing Upper Nile state that killed more than 42 combatants, aid and military officials … Continue reading

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Former Somaliland minister visits South Sudan

From Somaliland Press, March 4, 2011: Former Somaliland’s Civil Aviation minister is scheduled to hold talks with officials from South Sudan government ahead of their official independence from Khartoum. Mr. Ali Mohamed ‘Waran Adde” who served under President Riyale has … Continue reading

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UN Deplores New Clashes in Region Disputed By North And South

From allAfrica, March 3, 2011: A senior United Nations official today deplored renewed clashes in Sudan’s contested Abyei region, whose status North and South Sudan have pledged to solve by the end of March. Abyei, straddling northern and southern Sudan, … Continue reading

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Women, kids flee as Sudan violence kills 100

From CBS News, March 3, 2011: Women and children fled en masse from a disputed flashpoint town between north and south Sudan after fighting this week killed more than 100 people, officials said Thursday. Abyei has long been seen as … Continue reading

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Southern Sudan’s Army Reports Clashes With Rebel Militia in Jonglei State

From Bloomberg, March 2, 2011: Clashes between Southern Sudan’s army and a rebel militia in Jonglei state killed as many as 40 soldiers and civilians in renewed fighting against the forces of renegade general George Athor, army spokesman Philip Aguer … Continue reading

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South Sudan launches private sector development program with World Bank Group

From Sudan Tribune, March 1: March 01–JUBA — The emerging independent state of South Sudan has launched an ambitious program that will embark on robust development of the country’s private sector following its people’s overwhelming vote for independence from north … Continue reading

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North battles south in disputed Sudan region

From The Miami Herald, February 28: NAIROBI, Kenya — Fighting between southern Sudan security forces and members of an Arab tribe from the north claimed at least 10 lives Sunday and Monday in the latest threat to Sudan’s peaceful partition this … Continue reading

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