Sudan Criticises AU Over Abyei Dispute

The country has accused the African Union of going behind mediators backs and removing a paragraph from a draft text proposal pertaining to a six-week extension to reach a deal over the disputed area.

Troops patrol in Abyei area (file photo).

  • Sudan:  UN Local Staff Member Killed By Peacekeepers As Tension Rises in Abyei

    Sudan Tribune, 13 November 2012

    A United Nations local staff member was accidentally killed by a peacekeeper in the contested region of Abyei following the rise of tension between the Misseriya and Ngok Dinka ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Juba Accepts New Abyei Govt

    Sudan Tribune, 12 November 2012

    South Sudan said on Sunday it has sent official notification to the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) declaring its acceptance of the nomination lists by the ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Juba Concedes Position of Abyei Legislative Council Speaker to Sudan

    Sudan Tribune, 9 November 2012

    South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit Friday gave the go-ahead for the formation of Abyei interim administration where a Misseriya could be appointed as speaker of the region's ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  South Sudan Seeks International Intervention Over Abyei to 'Revert Temptations'

    Sudan Tribune, 3 November 2012

    South Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation says it is "high time" the international community "takes bold decision to ensure that recommendations of ... read more »