Sudan: UN leader warns Sudan on expulsion of aid groups

March 6, 2009 at 4:46 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned yesterday that the Sudanese government’s order to expel foreign aid organizations in Darfur would “cause irrevocable damage to the humanitarian operations there,” according to Ban’s spokeswoman, Michele Montas. Continue Reading Sudan: UN leader warns Sudan on expulsion of aid groups…

Sudan; Bashir standing strong in face of possible war crimes warrant, but many fear turmoil

February 26, 2009 at 4:40 pm | Posted in Africa | 1 Comment
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Sudan’s president is rallying support at home, seeking to show he can stand strong in the face of a possible international order for his arrest on charges of war crimes in Darfur. But many fear an arrest warrant could throw this deeply divided nation into turmoil. Continue Reading Sudan; Bashir standing strong in face of possible war crimes warrant, but many fear turmoil…

AU: Suspend indictment against Sudan president

January 31, 2009 at 12:52 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The African Union urged the International Criminal Court Friday to suspend its indictment of Sudan’s president on genocide charges, saying it could jeopardize any peace process in Darfur. Continue Reading AU: Suspend indictment against Sudan president…

South Sudan: expected census results possibly fake and must be rejected right away

January 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | Posted in Africa | Leave a comment
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When a nation plans to conduct a National Population Census, it does so without ulterior motives, no hidden agenda and is carried out in a transparent manner. It is when the number of people living in a country and in a particular locality is known that the nation can make sound plans for development and allocation of services. The International standard practice dictates that there is no need to make forgeries in either exaggerating or downplaying population figures of one region, ethnic or religious group. Continue Reading South Sudan: expected census results possibly fake and must be rejected right away…

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