Category Archives: Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA)

US Criticizes Sudanese President Over Abyei Remarks

From RTT News, April 29, 2011: The United States on Thursday criticized Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir for insisting that his government in Khartoum will not recognize South Sudan’s independence if it claims the disputed oil-rich Abyei region as part of … Continue reading

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Sudan arms buildup heightens oil war fears

From UPI, April 13, 2011: The Khartoum government and former rebels in the newly independent south are beefing up their military forces along the still-to-be-defined border in Sudan, heightening fears of a new war over oil that could destabilize northeast … Continue reading

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Sudan: South’s Draft Constitution Finalized – Minister

From allAfrica, April 5, 2011: The technical committee that was tasked with reviewing South Sudan’s interim constitution of 2005, ahead of the region’s independence in July, has successfully completed the process, with the draft report expected in a week or … 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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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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Abyei belongs to South Sudan – SPLM official

From Sudan Tribune, February 17, 2011: February 17, 2011 (ABYEI) – A senior official from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) from oil-producing region of Abyei said Thursday that Abyei belongs to South Sudan and that South Sudanese should not let it remain in the … Continue reading

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Foreign diplomats commend the people of South Sudan for peaceful referendum

From the Government of South Sudan, February 12, 2011: NAIROBI, 12 February 2011 – The Government of South Sudan Liaison Office to Kenya organized a thanksgiving party for diplomats from Kenya and the region to celebrate the successful completion of … 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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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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