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The Conflict in Darfur Rages On

26/08/2013

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Genocide in Darfur, Photo by Michael Kamber

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 23:56 p.m. DST, 26 August 2013 DARFUR, Sudan – When South Sudan gained its independence in 2011 after decades of struggle and strife, many citizens and international onlookers felt a sense of hope and relief that the dueling sides of Sudan would finally have their own national government and […]

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Sudanese Death by Stoning | Intisar Abdalla

31/05/2012

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Sudanese Women at the Fistula Unit of Zalingei Hospital, Photo by UN

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 23:53 PM EDT, 31 May 2012 KHARTOUM, Sudan – Intisar Sharif Abdalla, a young Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death by stoning for the alleged crime of adultery.  She was sentenced by an Ombada criminal court but is being held in the capital while her case is under appeal […]

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UNAMID Deputy Chief acts on her commitment to North Darfur returnees

15/02/2012

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Darfur Woman

Originally posted on Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source:
    UNAMID Deputy Chief acts on her commitment to North Darfur returnees   EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, February 15, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — With the slaying of goats, the people of Kuma Garadyat today expressed their commitment to work with the…

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South Sudan. Newest Country. Newest Colony?

10/07/2011

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Guarded Sudanese Oil Field

10 July 2011 – Last year we reported on Land Grabs in Ethiopia and earlier this year we featured a post on Neo-Colonialism in Africa. Yesterday, South Sudan became an independent country poised to become the 193rd member of the United Nations.  Simultaneous to its creation representatives from multinational corporations have begun to pour into […]

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South Sudan Secedes | UN to Grant Membership

06/07/2011

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NEW YORK – Yesterday, 5 July 2011, United Nations officials announced that South Sudan could become a member state after seceding.  South Sudan’s secession was a prerequisite set forth by the U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for it to be considered for membership. On 9 July 2011 the Council will vote to confirm South Sudan […]

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