Category Archives: Central Sudan Government

Future of Sudan’s Darfur uncertain post-referendum

From the AP: KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Years before Sudan’s south began casting votes for succession, the woes of Africa’s largest country were defined by the ethnic bloodshed in the western Darfur region. Now, international mediators and rights groups are … Continue reading

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Rep. David Rivera (R-FL) questions Fmr. Special Envoy Richard Williamson on Darfur

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ALERT: Khartoum clampdown on South Sudan media

From Reuters Africa: KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese security agents blocked the printing of a newspaper linked with the south’s main party, raising fears of a new wave of censorship, one of its editors said on Thursday. Staff at Ajras al-Huriya … Continue reading

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North Sudan’s Bashir calls for debt relief at Arab summit

From Reuters Africa: SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al Bashir, who risks losing the oil-producing south after an independence referendum, called on creditors to cancel Sudan’s debts at an Arab economic summit on Wednesday. “Sudan has … Continue reading

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Interview with close advisor to North Sudan ruler Omar Bashir

KHARTOUM, Sudan, Jan. 18 (UPI) — Interview with Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani, adviser for the president of Sudan and leader of the parliamentary majority: Dealey: What has been the reaction in the North to the Southern referendum? Atabani: Ten years … Continue reading

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Sudan arrests opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi

NOTE: Turabi is not from Christian/animist South Sudan.  He is an Islamist leader from the North and has been associated with Darfurian rebels. Sudanese security forces arrested opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi and eight other party officials today after they called … Continue reading

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Top advisor to Khartoum gov’t issues veiled warning to South over Abyei

From AllAfrica.com: Khartoum — The Advisor to the President of the Republic, Gen Salah Abdallah Gosh, has warned the Sudan People Liberation Movement from unilaterally entering Abyei area. The Advisor of the President of the Republic on Security Matter, has … Continue reading

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Australia welcomes Sudanese referendum vote

From the desk of The Hon. Kevin Rudd MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs: Australia welcomes Sudanese referendum vote In Queensland today, the last votes have been cast in the historic Southern Sudan referendum. The referendum, which closed in Sudan on … Continue reading

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South Sudanese Voting for Freedom by Faith McDonnell

After over 40 years of war waged against them by a regime attempting to destroy their African culture and Christian faith, South Sudanese began voting in a secession referendum Jan. 9-15. Expatriate South Sudanese also voted in the United States, … Continue reading

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Sudan Tribune: Bashir rules out dual citizenship for Southerners

January 7, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir on Friday made it clear that there is no prospect for Southerners living in the North to have dual citizenship if the referendum vote comes in favor of creating … Continue reading

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