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South Sudan applies for UN membership

Tuesday, July 12, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 12,2011  
 Process towards UN membership gets under way for new nation of South Sudan

President Salva Kiir of the Republic of South Sudan shows a copy of the interim constitution of his new nation

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South Sudan president calls for reconciliation

Sunday, July 10, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 10,2011

The leader of South Sudan Salva Kiir has called for reconciliation with the North. On Saturday, he was sworn in as President of South Sudan at a solemn ceremony in the newly independent country’s capital Juba. Read more…

Profile: Salva Kiir, president of Republic of South Sudan

Saturday, July 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 9,2011
JUBA, South Sudan, July 9 (Xinhua) — South Sudan officially declares independence from the north in Juba on Saturday, becoming the world’s Read more…

Southern Sudanese start celebrating independence

Saturday, July 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 9,2011
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South Sudan referendum counting process nearly ends, separation foregone conclusion

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 23,2011.

by Fayez el-Zaki Hassan

KHARTOUM, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) — The South Sudan referendum’s counting process is coming to its end with the primary results indicating that separation of south Sudan is a foregone conclusion. Read more…

Sudan:Khartoum media say referendum to test Sudan’s fate

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News January 09,2011.
By Xinhua
KHARTOUM, — Media in Khartoum on Sunday described south Sudan referendum that started earlier the day as a “test of Sudan’s fate.” Read more…

Millions of South Sudanese vote

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 09,2011.

Millions of South Sudanese have started voting in a long awaited independence referendum that’s expected to see their war-ravaged region emerge as a new nation.

Long lines have formed in polling centres across the country. Read more…

Carter:Southern Sudan must embrace democracy to survive

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 09,2011.
By Opheera McDoom (Reuters)

KHARTOUM- South Sudan must embrace democracy if it wants to succeed as a new nation after Sunday’s referendum on independence, former President Jimmy Carter said on Saturday. Read more…

Six killed in S. Sudan clashes before referendum

Saturday, January 8, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News Saturday, 08 January 2011

(Juba, Reuters) Six people were killed in clashes between rebel militias and south Sudan’s army on Friday and Saturday, the military said, a day before a referendum in which the south is expected to vote for independence. Read more…

Kenya readies for S. Sudan poll outcome

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 5,2011.
By JOHN NGIRACHU (Nation)

Kenya hopes that the referendum in Southern Sudan will end peacefully, but has announced plans to deal with an influx of refugees should it turn violent. Read more…