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last update: july 26th, 2012

july 26th, 2012

Sudan Dispatch: Abyei in Flux

AGOK, South Sudan -- “I ran because I saw many militias and SAF,” said Malak Miyen, an elderly Ngok Dinka man. “I survived because of God.” Malak was in Abyei town when Sudan government forces and allied militias violently took over the Abyei territory in May 2011, in response to alleged South Sudan army provocation. For over a year, he has been displaced in a town 37 kilometers south of Abyei town called Agok. This was the second time in his life Malak has been forced to flee from his home. The first time was in 2008, when Abyei town was similarly ravaged by fighting.

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june 11th, 2012

Conflict in the Sudans: Tracking Compliance with U.N. Security Council Resolution 2046

On May 2, the United Nations Security Council enacted a resolution addressing recent violence that has flared along the poorly defined international border separating Sudan and South Sudan, as well as the nearly year-long conflict between Sudanese government forces and the Sudan Revolutionary Front, or SRF. It was an important move, and a significant one given the political gridlock the Security Council often faces when considering issues related to the two Sudans.

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last updated december 3rd, 2009

december 3rd, 2009

Tsvangirai says progress in Zimbabwe talks

"Zimbabwe's two political parties made progress on implementing the conditions of a unity government, Zimbabwean Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Thursday."

december 2nd, 2009

Sudan parties mull alliance in looming elections

"More than 20 Sudanese parties including the main force in the south may field joint candidates in next year's elections, officials said, in what would be a major challenge to the country's president."

december 2nd, 2009

Zimbabwe economy to grow 4.7% in 2009

"Zimbabwe will see better-than-expected economic growth of 4.7 percent this year, ending a decade of financial ruin, Finance Minister Tendai Biti said Wednesday in his first annual budget speech."

december 1st, 2009

Millions could miss Sudan elections - observers

"Millions of voters could be left out of Sudan's first elections in 24 years because of a failure of authorities to persuade more people to register for the poll, international observers said on Tuesday."

december 1st, 2009

Sudan youth seek once-in-a-lifetime change

"Discontented young Sudanese are campaigning for change in what will be for many the first multi-party elections in their lifetime, urging the opposition to unite against President Omar Hassan al-Bashir."

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