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Vol 51 No 19

Published 24th September 2010


A new strategy for Darfur

With all eyes on the South and preparations for January’s referendum, Khartoum has stepped up its attacks in Darfur

As attention from Juba to New York focuses on January’s referenda in Abyei and the South, Khartoum is trying to build a new reality in Darfur, away from the spotlight. The National Congress Party officially adopted its ‘new’ Darfur strategy on 16 September. The uncrowned king of this week’s United Nations summit, Southern President Salva Kiir Mayardit, has slammed the strategy and also accused the NCP of backing Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA).

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