Southern Sudan’s main party accused President Umar al-Bashir’s government of sending military forces to a key state on the border between north and south Sudan in preparation for announcing fraudulent election results.
Salva Kiir took the oath of office as Southern Sudan ’s first elected president and promised to use the region’s oil wealth to generate a “rural transformation” in one of the world’s poorest areas.
Few people in their right mind would find any good in a $31 billion loss. In India’s case, it may just be the best thing that has happened in a very long time.
Northern Sudan’s sole oil-producing state, Southern Kordofan, started voting today in elections for governor and the state legislature after a campaign marred by violence.
Sudanese security services arrested former Prime Minister Sadig al-Mahdi, prompting Sudan’s biggest opposition party to suspend talks with the government on improving the country’s political system.
Southern Sudan ’s ruling party accused the Sudanese army today of bombing positions in the semi- autonomous region.
Sudanese President Umar al-Bashir today said Sudan's first elections in 24 years will be held as planned on April 11-13, rejecting opposition calls for a postponement.