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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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Sudan’s area to reduce by quarter after south Sudan cessation

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  July 5,2011

KHARTOUM, July 4 (Xinhua) — The Sudanese General Area Authority on Monday announced that Sudan’s total area would reduce by a quarter after separation of south Sudan on July 9. Read more…

Sudan:Sudanese president, SPLM chairman to meet on Sunday

Saturday, June 11, 2011 Comments off

KHARTOUM, June 11 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and Chairman of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Salva Kiir Mayardit Read more…

Sudanese president dissolves Abyei administration

Sunday, May 22, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  May 22,2011

KHARTOUM, May 21 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Saturday issued a Republican Decree to dissolve the Abyei administration and Read more…

Sudan vote passes 60 pct threshold: south official

Thursday, January 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 13,2011
JUBA, Sudan, Jan 12 (Reuters) – More than 60 percent of voters have already taken part in south Sudan’s independence referendum, meaning the result of the vote will now be valid, a senior southern official said on Wednesday. Read more…

Sudan turnout to pass 60 percent threshold: commission

Thursday, January 13, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 13,2011
By Jeremy Clarke(Reuters)

JUBA, Sudan  – South Sudan moved a step closer to independence on Wednesday after organizers of its secession referendum said the vote’s turnout would pass the 60 percent threshold it needed to be binding. Read more…

Analysis: South Sudan must balance foreign relations after split

Thursday, January 13, 2011 Comments off
Laaska News January 13,2011.

By Andrew Heavens(Reuters Jan 11)
KHARTOUM – South Sudan will want to strengthen ties with sub-Saharan Africa, the West and beyond after its expected secession, but will have to tread carefully if it wants to avoid antagonizing its old rulers in Khartoum. Read more…

INTERVIEW-Tribe accused of provoking new South Sudan state

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News January 11,2011.
By Opheera McDoom
KHARTOUM, Jan 10 (Reuters) – Sudan’s north and south will resolve the contested Abyei region, but the Arab Misseriya tribe risks provoking the wrath of a future independent southern Sudan if it continues fighting, a southern official said on Monday. Read more…

Sudan:About 60 killed in Sudan’s Abyei clashes: referendum official

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 Comments off

 Laaska News january 11,2011.
 
JUBA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) — More than 60 people have been killed in Sudan’s disputed region of Abyei over the past three days in a series of clashes Read more…