Following the United Nations’ recent approval of Resolution 2046 threatening the nations of Sudan and South Sudan with sanctions, the success of international attempts at conflict aversion in the region appear to be in question. Nile Bowie, brings you an investigative report on the situation at hand.
The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur said Tuesday that Sudan has suspended flights to its support base in Uganda, a historic ally of South Sudan, but Khartoum denied the move.
Less than a year ago, Sudan was split in two after decades of U.S. support for the secessionist South. Newly independent and deeply impoverished South Sudan has now seized much of what remains of the North’s oil fields. The South refuses to return to its borders, despite widespread international denunciation – a boldness that is inconceivable without the connivance of the United States.
As the process of reintegrating South Sudan’s child soldiers into their old lives begins soon, the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army renewal of its lapsed commitment to release all child soldiers from its ranks in March could mean that within two years children will no longer constitute part of the country’s militia groups.
The talks between Sudan and South Sudan, facilitated by the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), preparatory to an extraordinary meeting of the Joint Political and Security Mechanism (JPSM) concluded today in Addis Ababa, with significant progress towards agreement on all items on the agenda.
The Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur, Joint Special Representative (JSR) Ibrahim Gambari, flew to Kabkabiya today and offered his condolences to the community for the loss of life which occurred yesterday.
The Ambassadors of the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Sudan and the Australian Government to the United Republic of Tanzania today presented letters of credence appointing them as their countries’ representatives to the East African Community.
The U.S.-NATO agenda to expand into Africa, possibly to re-colonize, continues with the Outtara takeover of Cote d'Ivoire, the replacement of Gaddafi in Libya, the independence of South Sudan, and there are others.
Is the crime against the Nuba peoples, Sudan’s? The Nuba peoples within Sudan, of many tribes and languages, are under attack, and survival of this portion of the group is at risk.
Talks continue between Sudan and South Sudan as they try to resolve simmering disputes over oil, borders, and citizenship issues.