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Southern Sudan: Rome wasn’t built in a day

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On Monday, I joined hundreds of people packed into the John Garang Memorial Centre, armed with small “South Sudan” flags. A big TV screen connected us to the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission in Khartoum. 616 more words


Southern Sudan: no place like home

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Luciana Kaniko’s face, marked by years of hard work and hardship, speaks a thousand words. She cannot remember her age, but from her recollection of her childhood during the years of British occupation in Southern Sudan I gather she cannot be younger than 70. 390 more words


Cardinal Napier calls for just solutions for Sudan

Cardinal Wilfrid Napier OFM, Archbishop of Durban, South Africa is part of an ecumenical monitoring team in southern Sudan as people cast their ballots to decide on self-determination. 25 more words


South Sudan Peaceful so Far

The news out of South Sudan has been very positive for the last couple of weeks, and continues to be after the first day of polling (polls will be open until January 15).  667 more words


Sudan: A Kingdom story

I’ve been working with our partners in south Sudan for many years. In particular, an HIV and AIDS project around the towns of Yei and Tamburo-Yambio. 520 more words