Tag Archives: Southern Sudan

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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Discord in Southern Sudan

Following the virtually unanimous decision to divide Sudan later this year little international attention has been devoted to the continuing discord in the proposed southern state. Fighting between the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and militia groups formerly linked to Khartoum … Continue reading

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Southern Sudan Watch

The recent referendum in Sudan held the opportunity for the birth of a new state and the possibility of a realigning of regional relationships in East Africa’s fractious political sphere. These hopes are being steadily undermined. On the 14th march the Government … Continue reading

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Which borders for Southern Sudan?

In January 2011, the Southern Sudanese voted overwhelmingly for their independence from Khartoum. After years of civil war, their forced relationship with the north is over. Where will the borders of the forthcoming state be? The new country inherited its … Continue reading

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News: Southern Sudan

Nearly all southern Sudanese voted for secession Official preliminary results of independence vote shows nearly 99% support for break up of Africa’s largest country.

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What about Sudan now?

Northern Sudan at crossroads While the international gaze inveitably currently rests on southern Sudan, it is important not to forget that it is likely to be the response in the north, both to the new country and to southerners living within the … Continue reading

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Sudan-Southern Sudan

Bitter-Sweet Moment as Abyei Attack Leaves 30 Dead Vincent, this is relating to the comment I left on your article. The real question not being discussed in the western media is what is going to happen to the three regions … Continue reading

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