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

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Hosting Hamas

Khartoum’s hopes of removal from the United States’ state sponsors of terrorism list took a knock on 5 April when Israel bombed a vehicle near Port Sudan, killing two. Independent ...

The scramble for the South

A spate of secret and exploitative land deals may cause instability and more economic hardship in the new state

Almost 10% of the land in South Sudan, due to win its formal independence on 9 July, has been sold or leased to foreign and local companies, according to a new report. Foreign inve...

Mr. Smile and the militias

After years of regime denials, Presidential Advisor Mustafa Osman Ismail effectively admitted this week that the National Congress Party (NCP) arms militias in Southern Sudan. ‘We ...

Some land lease agreements

Management/Leac for Agriculture and Investment: The most controversial deal in South Sudan is a the 400,000-hectare joint venture in Mayom County, Unity State, of United States’ f...

Questions on terror

Just as the United States was preparing to remove the Sudan regime from its State Sponsors of Terrorism (SST) list, Khartoum has a hosted a conference of international Islamists...

Democracy heads south

Political tactics or public relations? The announcement of President Omer’s exit points to jitters in the ruling National Congress Party

The prospect of President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir stepping down reflects the ruling National Congress Party’s dilemma over how to tackle growing domestic and regional call...

Militia massacres

The death of perhaps 200 people this month, mainly civilian returnees, in attacks in Jonglei State, Southern Sudan, show the havoc that one militia can wreak. This militia is led b...

Through the looking glass

There are growing concerns about the two million Southerners living in the north after last month's vote for separation

Salva Kiir Mayardit, President of Africa's newest state in July, was in demand at the 24-31 January African Union summit in Addis Ababa. In the AU conference centre, he was court...

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