From ?Government and Politics in Africa ? A Reader?
Edited by O. Nnoli, published by AAPS Books, Harare, Zimbabwe, in 2000
An armed struggle has been fought intermittently in the Sudan since August 1955. In Africa its only rival in duration is the Eritrean armed resistance which commenced in September 1961. The early beginnings of the African nationalist insurgency in the Sudan can be traced to the Torit Mutiny August 18, 1955, when members of the equatorial corps garrisoned in T
Anyar Ngang Alith:I have been contemplating about writing this topic for a long time. But something keeps me from writing it. One of the days I went to bed at 12:00 midnight and I dreamt in my sleep that South Sudan had declared unilateral independence, and it had been recognized by a dozen nations in the region and internationally.So when I awoke there was no such news, and I guess my brain was screwed.Now what? I would get into my favourite subject of all subjects in the world of politics toda
Trusting this finds you in good spirits.
Few Africans, outside of east Africa have much understanding of the Sudan
issues. I met last week the Special Advisor to the Namibia Foreign
Minister/President, to discuss Sudan. I noted that his was the standard
OAU/AU view, which is determined by the geo-political considerations
of east Africa. He knew little, nor cared much in my view, about the situation
of Darfurians, yet he partook in the Abuja Talks on peace for Darfur.
It Read more…Africa
South Sudan Cross-Road: UNITY OR SEPARATION?BY: An authentic SPLM/government bureaucratFEB: 17/2009, SSN;1. IntroductionBy 2011, the people of South Sudan (SS) will go to the ballot box to vote between unity and separation. The time frame will be worked out by the National Elections Commission.The Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) has listed four principles that give the SS people options to make choice between Unity or Separation. One of these principles states that:“The people of South SudanRead more…Africa
A CASE FOR AN INDEPENDENT TRIBUNAL FOR FINAL RECONCILIATION-Government of South Sudan (GOSS) rubs salt in 1992 scars - by Opoka Christopher Amanjur.Page 8, Juba Post, http://www.k2-media.org/jubapost/go/index.phpJuba, South Sudan, 3-7 July 2008A failure on the part of the Government of Southern Sudan (GOSS) and the Sudan Peoples Liberation Movement (SPLM) has cast further doubt as to the legacy if the victims of the 1992 slaughters of innocent officers of the Prisons, Wild Life, Police and Army