Topic: Blue Nile State
Clashes have centered around the state capital, as northern artillery hit the southern army's positions. North and south were to jointly run the state until a vote to determine future leadership.
06/10/2011 11:05 am
Khartoum says that the mission of the UN peacekeepers in Sudan will be finished when South Sudan becomes independent on July 9.
05/31/2011 03:33 pm
While the referendum portends huge changes for South Sudan, which is likely to become independent, it will also bring political changes to the north, including a possible return to sharia law.
01/07/2011 12:10 pm
Africa Monitor Ban Ki-moon tells Sudanese political groups to not risk stalling South Sudan referendum
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on the parties to the Comprehensive Peace Agreement to work through political differences so the negotiations ahead of the south Sudan referendum could begin.
11/08/2010 02:54 pm
A colonial era agreement gives Egypt and Sudan rights over all water in the world's longest river. But a population boom in the Nile River's basin has other Africa countries clamoring for more access.
06/04/2010 12:39 pm
If oil revenue is concentrated on infrastructure projects in far-flung regions, such as South Sudan and Darfur, it could prevent those areas from falling back into war.
04/26/2010 03:57 pm
Sudan announced today that President Omar al-Bashir won the April 11-15 Sudan election that Critics call a sham. Supporters say it gives the longtime military ruler new legitimacy.
04/26/2010 01:12 pm
As people vote in the Sudan election, a recent report says that $700 million – perhaps much more – may have been underpaid to South Sudan since a 2005 peace agreement mandated the sharing of oil revenues with Khartoum in the North.
04/12/2010 01:23 pm
Only quick, concerted international action can avert a nationwide war and keep the peace.
11/24/2009 12:00 am
But the expulsion of 13 aid groups from Sudan is more than a humanitarian crisis. It may reignite regional conflicts in the country – and beyond, say analysts.
03/11/2009 01:00 am