Sharing the Nile waters

Southern Sudan is set for independence.  Baring some unforeseen upset, it will join the community of nations in July 2011 as the 154th country in the world.  It faces a number of severe challenges, but one thing it has in abundance – water.  Or does it? [...]

By |2020-03-15T11:45:21+00:00February 4th, 2011|Egypt, Sudan|0 Comments

Southern Sudan: The party begins

Southern Sudan today begins the process of formally separating from the North. Voting in the referendum begins today and will continue for some time. Voters are almost certain to vote for eventual independence, likely to be in July 2011. At that point Southern Sudan will bring the [...]

By |2020-03-15T11:44:03+00:00January 9th, 2011|Sudan|0 Comments

Sudan: Sleepwalking

Whilst his fellow members of the clergy worry about the day-to-day niceties of ecclesiastical life, such as the prospect of female or gay bishops in the Church of England, Archbishop Rowan Williams is distracting himself with smaller issues in far off places.  Sharing a platform with the [...]

By |2020-03-15T11:32:34+00:00October 12th, 2010|Sudan|0 Comments
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