It is Independence Day in South Sudan and citizens of the world’s newest nation have taken to the streets to celebrate.
Having voted to breakaway
A day before the split of Africa’s largest nation, Khartoum has become the first capital to recognise the independence of oil-producing South
Celebrations are getting underway in South Sudan as the region prepares to declare its independence from the north on Saturday.
The secession is
Rehearsals are underway ahead of the birth of the world’s newest nation.
Southern Sudan is expected to declare independence from its northern
197 refugees have been killed after their boat sunk off the coast of Sudan. It is believed the vessel was on its way to Saudi Arabia when a fire
The United Nations Security Council has voted unanimously to send a 4,200-strong Ethiopian peacekeeping force to Sudan’s disputed Abyei region. It
Leaders from North and South Sudan have signed an agreement to demilitarise the disputed Abyei region and allow an Ethiopian peacekeeping force to
The situation in Sudan’s disputed Abyei region has worsened with armed looters setting fires in abandoned towns.
North Sudanese forces took control
Sudan’s northern army has taken control of the disputed Abyei region and is clearing it of southern troops, says Khartoum.
Oil-rich and fertile
The causes of the 2003 Darfur massacre have not been dealt with and the international community needs to do more than “crisis hopping” to resolve
Sudan is accusing Israel of attacking one its ports and killing two people. Foreign Minister, Ali Karti, said that Sudan reserves the right to react
The Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has defied an international arrest warrant to attend discussions in Qatar on the future of Darfur.
Groups of Sudanese students inspired by events in Egypt and Tunisia used social network sites to organise small pockets of protest at the end of
A massive vote for independence in Southern Sudan has opened the door to the creation of Africa’s newest state.
Hard work lies ahead to make that a
Hundreds of south Sudanese celebrated long and hard after referendum results showed they had won the right to form their own newly independent
Sudan’s President, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, says he will accept the vote of the south to secede.
His announcement comes just hours before the release
Protesters in Sudan came out onto the streets of Khartoum, in support of the Egyptian demonstrators calling for the resignation of President Hosni
South Sudan has voted to split from from the north, according to official preliminary results of an independence referendum released on Sunday.
The people of Southern Sudan have voted overwhelmingly for independence from the north in a referendum, according to an early poll by Reuters
Sudanese authorities have arrested Islamist opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi following an interview in which he said a Tunisia-style uprising was
Salva Kiir may be best known for his cowboy hat and for his landslide victory in April 2010 as president of Southern Sudan. He may soon celebrate his
Sudan’s referendum may result in the creation of Africa’s newest nation, but the road ahead for one of the poorest countries in the world will not be
With more than 60 percent of votes reportedly cast in south Sudan’s independence referendum, local officials are confident the outcome will be
Voting in southern Sudan in a historic independence referendum. Electoral officials said the turn-out was strong.
On the second day of a week-long referendum on independence for southern Sudan, deadly clashes have broken out.
Authorities in the contested Abyei
After years of civil war with the north, the people of southern Sudan have been voting in large numbers in a landmark referendum that is expected to