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Population: 40.53 mn.
GDP: $117.49 bn.
Debt: $21.75 bn.

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Opposition turns up the heat

Civilian and military opponents of the Khartoum regime win more battles in their campaign

Over a hundred people tried to storm a police station in Khartoum’s Ed Deim area on 6 March after Awadia Agabna died in clashes with police. Protests then spread. She was from the ...

Khartoum rewrites history

Despite bombing civilians, the National Congress Party (NCP) has some success abroad in the propaganda war, persuading governments to accept its version of events: that the Sudan P...

The South goes for sovereignty

Juba turns off the oil and turns up the pressure in its fraught negotiations with Khartoum over oil, cash, security and citizenship

Few outside the Juba government had expected it to start shutting down oil production on 22 January. Warnings from the Government of South Sudan had been widely seen as brinkmanshi...

Who pays the pipeline

Whatever the outcome of the oil talks between the Khartoum and Juba governments, the current crisis has focused thinking on southward leading pipelines. Industry and diplomatic opi...

Drop the pilot

A letter to the National Congress Party has emerged this week from some 1,000 Islamist activists, including Salafists, secretly egged on by Hassan el Turabi, we hear. It accuses th...

The future is military

The main question this year is how far Khartoum will pursue militarism to compensate for its loss of the South

Billboards in Khartoum celebrate the regime’s military prowess and its increasingly bellicose tactics against the newly independent South. Massive pictures of the President, Field ...

Going with the flow

After months of talks, Sudan and South Sudan have signed agreements that should allow South Sudan to resume oil production. The 27 September deal came after a United Nations Secu...

Getting the oil to flow again

Chinese oil companies have been involved in the talks between Juba and Khartoum but Beijing still prefers quiet, behind-the-scenes pressure

There is a surprising mood of optimism amongst politicians and oil company officials in Juba as South Sudan and Sudan enter the latest round of negotiations on oil and border issue...

Beijing faces both ways

Pressure is mounting on President Hu Jintao’s government to use its commercial ties with Juba and Khartoum for constructive diplomacy

South Sudan’s government and ruling party have welcomed the billions of dollars in promised investment that resulted from President Salva Kiir Mayardit’s April visit to Beijing, bu...

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