Category Archives: Salva Kiir

U.N. Pulls Staff from Sudanese City

From The New York Times, June 12, 2011: U.N. Pulls Staff from Sudanese City The United Nations has begun pulling nonessential staff members from the restive Sudanese state of Southern Kordofan, even as it sends more peacekeepers there to protect … Continue reading

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Sudan minister quits over ‘Abyei war crimes’

From Capital News, May 24: Sudan’s cabinet affairs minister Luka Biong Deng resigned Tuesday from the Khartoum government in protest at what he called “war crimes” in Abyei, occupied by northern troops at the weekend. “We had hoped that we … Continue reading

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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 ruling party, opposition split over constitution

From The Washington Times, April 20, 2011: Southern Sudan will become Africa’s newest nation in July, but politicians are already squabbling among themselves and worrying Western supporters who hoped for a smooth passage to democracy after the continent’s longest civil … Continue reading

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South Sudan president calls for unity in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state

From Sudan Tribune, April 18, 2011: The president of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) on Monday broke his silence and called for peace and unity amongst the people of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state. President Salva Kiir made the remark from his Juba … Continue reading

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