Topic: Southern Sudan
LRA leader Joseph Kony should be arrested, but its not as easy as sending in US troops, which are not likely to be welcomed by locals, writes guest blogger Laura Seay.
10/14/2010 03:38 pm
George Clooney, who recently returned from Sudan, is asking President Obama and the international community to take measures to prevent violence ahead of the country's Jan. 9 election.
10/13/2010 01:32 pm
A UN employee that was part of a UN Security Council visit to Sudan's Darfur was kidnapped on Thursday night.
10/08/2010 09:32 am
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
Sudan is set to hold a referendum in 100 days on whether to split in two. With tensions rising and the Sudan government hedging, the US is stepping up its involvement.
09/24/2010 09:01 pm
The South Sudan referendum scheduled for January could be delayed because important issues between South Sudan and the Sudanese government remain unresolved.
09/24/2010 05:12 pm
President Obama hasn’t had much time lately for anything other than the economy, jobs, and maybe a little worrying about the midterm elections. But he’ll focus a good chunk of this week on foreign affairs when he decamps Washington for the United Nations in New York, spending the better part of three days – from Wednesday afternoon to Friday evening – on many of the bigger issues on his international plate. Here are five things Mr. Obama will do while in New York.
09/20/2010 08:26 pm
President Obama’s meeting with Sudanese leaders this week will set the stage for whether this US administration is seen as a credible arbiter between rivals in the north and south of Sudan.
09/19/2010 05:31 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
Much is riding on the South Sudan independence referendum scheduled for January 2011. The outcome of vote could spark a new conflict. Journalist Maggie Fick visits a contentious southern district to watch preparations.
09/08/2010 09:38 am