Topic: Maggie Fick
Local journalists found greatly polarized opinions among Abyei's Ngok Dinka and Misseriya communities, a window into the tension surrounding next month's Abyei vote and a larger referendum on Sudanese unity.
12/17/2010 10:41 am
In an effort to keep readers clicking, editors and journalists may be making the climate of the Sudan referendum appear more dire than it actually is.
11/09/2010 01:51 pm
South Sudan, which remains less-developed than much of the north, is using revenue from its vast oil resources to shore up unity with local leaders, rather than development efforts.
10/25/2010 10:14 am
The upcoming Sudan referendum will pose a challenge for Renk, a town that is technically in south Sudan but is heavily influenced by north Sudan's culture and economy.
10/18/2010 03:00 pm
South Sudan lacks much of the infrastructure and the civil society needed for a successful state. If it gains independence, the country will need more people like Veronica Ajok Angok.
09/30/2010 12:27 pm
Negotiations are progressing slowly on an upcoming referendum to determine if South Sudan will become a independent nation, with little progress over how to share the region's oil wealth.
09/14/2010 12:23 pm
Africa Monitor From Christianity and Islam to the LRA: five stories on Africa you really shouldn't miss
The antigenocide group the Enough Project gathered five stories on human rights trends in Africa, from a book review on religious faultlines in Africa to a barge ride down the Congo River.
09/07/2010 03:56 pm
If a referendum on South Sudan's independence ends with a vote for secession from Sudan, internal clan rivalries could complicate the transition to independence.
09/03/2010 09:57 am