Category Archives: Southern Sudan

Sudan: UN peacekeepers attacked in Abyei

From BBC News, May 11, 2011: Four UN peacekeepers in Sudan have been wounded after their patrol was attacked in the disputed Abyei region along the north-south border. The UN mission said the attack on its patrol in Goli village, … Continue reading

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New rebel uprising in South Sudan

From UPI, April 20, 2011: A new rebel group in South Sudan attacked military trucks belonging to the government in Juba because it’s not functioning adequately, a spokesman said. A group calling itself the South Sudan Liberation Army exploded a … 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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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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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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Original Song for South Sudan: “When the Oil is Gone”

Song for the 2011 Sudanese Referendum based out of Minneapolis

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SNB, Swiss Govt Help South Sudan Set Up Central Bank

From the Wall Street Journal, February 18: The Swiss National Bank and the country’s Department of Foreign Affairs are helping the soon-to-be-independent state of South Sudan establish a central bank authority. Banking and financial officials from South Sudan, an oil-rich … 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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Support South Sudan – Museveni

From New Vision, February 8: President Yoweri Museveni has called on Ugandans and all religious leaders to support the people of Southern Sudan following a referendum that saw over 98.8 percent of the voters opt for secession, making Southern Sudan … Continue reading

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Official Is Killed In Southern Sudan

From The New York Times, February 9: A leading official of the government of the secessionist region of southern Sudan was shot dead by his brother-in-law on Wednesday morning, according to officials who said the motive was personal and unrelated … Continue reading

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