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On Its 7th Anniversary, Sudan’s Tinderbox Abyei is Aflame

How sad and frightfully ironic.  Seven years to the day since signing the Abyei Protocol with the SPLM,  Sudanese President Bashir’s troops and armed elements have forcibly entered the Abyei region, with civilians running for their lives as SAF forces and … Continue reading

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Referendum in South Sudan: Juba’s Jubilation, Abyei’s Pain

“I’m not going backward, I’m moving forward, forward to freedom.” – Southern Sudanese voters in Cairo, Egypt (Source: Reuters Africa) Jubilation. Euphoria.  Joy. Hope. Freedom. Those are some of the words Southern Sudanese used to describe the elation they felt … Continue reading

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