Sudan and South Sudan to Reach Deal Over Abyei?Sudan is ready to end its dispute with South Sudan over the region of Abyei that lies on the border of both countries, according to a statement by the country's Russian envoy.
A woman carries a bed and other looted items through the streets of Abyei after clashes over the disputed area (file photo).
IPS, 4 October 2012
Pressure from ethnic groups along the border, security concerns, and keen interest in resources like oil and land are making it difficult for Sudan and South Sudan - the world's… Read more »
South Sudan: Sudan and South Sudan - A Civilised Divorce
African Arguments, 3 October 2012
Divorce with kids involved is often a painful affair. But once the recriminations have been cast and the tears have dried, the two protagonists, it's hoped, will work together for… Read more »
South Sudan: 'No More Negotiations Over Abyei'
GoSS, 2 October 2012
The final status of the oil rich region of Abyei is no more a matter of discussion between Sudan and South Sudan after Khartoum rejected a final proposal from the African Union… Read more »
Sudan Tribune, 2 October 2012
South Sudan said it would not hold further talks with Sudan on the disputed area of Abyei and vowed to discuss the fate of Heglig/Panthou in a bid to calm the growing discontent… Read more »
Sudan Tribune, 1 October 2012
South Sudan's minister of water resources and irrigation, Paul Mayom Akec on Monday said his nation is determined to fully resolve all outstanding issues with the government of… Read more »
An African Union peace proposal for the Abyei region, which is claimed by both Sudans, has received mixed reactions from some South Sudanese government officials and locals. Read more »