South-Sudan - : Africa and Maghreb's news - The panafrican daily newspaper, Africa's portal offers a daily online newspaper with information on what is going on in the world, culture, economics, sport, societies of 56 african countries. en : Africa news, Maghreb news - The african daily newspaper Amnesty report cases of civilian abuse in south sudan Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:14:49 +0200 Ojong Debra SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN CONCUR'S OVER OIL EXPORTS Thu, 27 Sep 2012 18:00:31 +0200 Ojong Debra Southern Sudan lacks latrines and toilets Fri, 11 Mar 2011 13:42:30 +0100 Over 80 per cent of south Sudanese have no acess to proper latrines and toilets, a survey conducted by Southern Sudan Center for Census, Statistic and Evaluation-SSCCSE has revealed in an annual report launched by the South Sudan Vice President Dr Riek Machar in Juba. Geof Magga Sudan: Tensions over oil-rich Abyei region mount Fri, 04 Mar 2011 13:51:47 +0100 A battle between Northern Sudan and Southern Sudan over the oil rich Abyei region has entered its fourth day. Scores of people have been killed and women and children have fled the violence after two Dinka villages of Maker and Wungok, north of Abyei town, were burned to the ground and completely destroyed. There are fears that other attacks are pending. Konye Obaji Ori Salva Kiir wants CPA respected after release of Sudan referendum results Tue, 08 Feb 2011 16:45:09 +0100 Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday accepted the existence of a South Sudan state, as he validated the results of the referendum on self-determination which took place in January. On July 9, South Sudan will become the 54th country in Africa. Falila Gbadamassi Sudan: Secession bid in danger? Tue, 25 Jan 2011 14:57:43 +0100 Provisional results for South Sudan's referendum for independence has shown that the number of people who voted in some counties exceeded the number of voters registered. Konye Obaji Ori Posting of Ethiopian South Sudan poll results begin Tue, 18 Jan 2011 18:45:54 +0100 Polling stations established in Ethiopia for the South Sudan referendum have began posting preliminary results. Desalegn Sisay Southern Sudan elections in Uganda Mon, 10 Jan 2011 17:00:08 +0100 Although the historic referendum in southern Sudan deals specifically with whether the region should become independent from Khartoum, in Uganda it is as if southern Sudanese are voting in a local national election. Geof Magga Sudan - A nation divided: What is to be expected Wed, 29 Dec 2010 12:36:59 +0100 The concluding ninth article in our series on Sudan's pending referenda examines the possible outcomes of the secession of the South. Though the ending of the Beshir dictatorship could be a welcome change, a freewheeling political environment that leaves mini-states of Sudan at the mercy of powers-that-be is undesirable. KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: separation and peace possible? Tue, 28 Dec 2010 15:08:25 +0100 The eighth in our series of articles on Sudan's pending referenda questions whether the region can remain peaceful if South Sudan secedes from the North. Given the X-factors of oil, water and the unpredictable Beshir regime, the coexistence of peace and separation seems unlikely. KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: The United States, Britain and China Mon, 27 Dec 2010 13:38:44 +0100 The seventh in our series of articles about Sudan's pending referenda focuses on the United States, the United Kingdom and China and the remarkable double standards at work. But in the final analysis, do these superpowers really welcome an independent Southern Sudan? KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: Eritrea and Ethiopia's proxy war Sat, 25 Dec 2010 10:14:01 +0100 Eritrea's importance in the Horn of Africa regional politics is dictated more by its strategic location along the Red Sea than its wealth. Despite talks of gold discovery, Eritrea is one the world's poorest countries with an economy that was further bankrupted by a costly and absurd war with Ethiopia in 1998. Yet, Eritrea remains a regional power to reckon with. The sixth in our series about South Sudan's pending historic independence referendum highlights the importance of Eritrea on the South Sudan referendum. KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: Where does Ethiopia stand? Fri, 24 Dec 2010 09:09:58 +0100 Ethiopia does not only share a long border with the Sudan (1600 kms in length) but also the Blue Nile, the lifeline of both Sudan and Egypt. And despite the Sudan's historical and strategic links with Ethiopia the two countries have since time immemorial walked the tight rope between security and strategic alliances in a Horn of Africa region bereft of cohesion. The fifth in our series of articles about South Sudan and Abyei's independence referenda studies Ethiopia's position vis-à-vis the North and the South. KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: The question of a gerrymandered "oil rich" Abyei Thu, 23 Dec 2010 10:29:41 +0100 Abyei could very well be an excuse for a new North-South war. It is reportedly oil rich and both the North and South want it. But is Abyei originally northern or southern? The fourth in our series of articles about Sudan's pending referenda looks at the impact of the Abyei region on the democratic process as well as the tactics being applied to place it on the northern Sudan side of the map despite its cultural, ethnic and geographic positioning. KASSAHUN Sudan - A nation divided: Teaming up with Egypt for the Nile Wed, 22 Dec 2010 14:05:38 +0100 The third in our series of articles about Sudan's pending referenda looks at the vile treatment that the people of Southern Sudan have receive from a string of Northern-dominated governments, and how they believe it is enough to justify a rebellion calling for justice and respect. And as Southern Sudanese head for the polls to decide on whether or not they want to secede from the North, the fear of imminent war has been widely expressed. While some argue that the North-South tug of war is centered around oil and the Nile's water, ethnicity and religion have inarguably been the canker of the country. As fear of war looms with the two sides amassing weapons, what is the role of regional and international players? Who stands to lose or gain from Sudan's split or union? KASSAHUN