Tag Archives: South Sudan

Accessing the history of South Sudan

Jason Bruner of Princeton Theological Seminary has flagged up an an excellent article on Reuters for those interested in the whereabouts and condition of the records of Southern Sudanese history. http://af.reuters.com/article/southSudanNews/idAFL5E8GN28420120524?sp=true You can also find more on Jason’s own research on … Continue reading

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Africa: News Update

Egypt: Trial of ex-President Hosni Mubarak opens Sudan, South Sudan to Finalise Oil Talks By End September Somalia: UN official warns famine could spread without adequate relief funding Reuters: Africa News Blog by Julie Mollins: Is Africa drought a chance … Continue reading

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South Sudan: the Internet Birth of a State

On 9 July 2011, a new country was born: South Sudan. After Eritrea in 1993, it became the newest state to become independent in Africa. Governments, ambassadors, journalists, academics, NGOs have developed their own analysis of the creation of the … Continue reading

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Inaugral Yorkshire African Studies Network Conference: South Sudan and the Referendum

Part 1: The Morning Last Friday 10th June YASN held its first full event at Leeds University. The conference focused on Sudan and the referendum and brought together a wide range of researchers  to discuss South Sudan in particular as well as … Continue reading

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Sudan: Tensions Escalate over Abyei

 Following the succession and the division of Africa’s biggest country, tensions have been strained over the border lines of North and South Sudan. The oil rich and fertile Abyei region has been claimed by both countries. The largely Muslim North supports … Continue reading

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