African Union Extension on Sudans' Abyei Expires

The six-week period given by the African Union to Sudan and South Sudan to build consensus on a proposal on the final status of the oil-producing region has expired.

The aftermath of a past attack on Abyei (file photo).

  • Sudan:  Sudanese Foreign Minister Predicts Additional Time Over Abyei

    Sudan Tribune, 4 December 2012

    Sudanese foreign Ali Karti minister said confident that the African Union would give Khartoum and Juba additional time to solve their difference over the organisation of a ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Belief That Khartoum Regime Will Reform Is Misplaced

    African Arguments, 4 December 2012

    The tendency by the United States and its allies to count on the existing regime in Khartoum to embark on serious reforms towards achieving genuine democracy and stability is ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  South Sudan Will Not Accept Endless Talks Over Abyei - FM

    Sudan Tribune, 4 December 2012

    South Sudan's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said on Monday that they will not again accept "endless negotiations" with Khartoum over the final status of ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Abyei - What If Sudan's Bashir Continues Defying the International Community?

    Sudan Tribune, 3 December 2012

    On 5th December, the six weeks given by the AU to Sudan and South Sudan to build consensus on the AU Proposal on the final status of Abyei will expire. read more »

  • South Sudan:  Abyei - South Sudanese Activities Urge AU and UNSC Involvement

    Sudan Tribune, 3 December 2012

    A group of South Sudanese activists on Sunday expressed concerns over delay by the two Sudans to implement the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions on Abyei region. read more »

  • South Sudan:  Juba Seeks UN Action Over Abyei

    Sudan Tribune, 30 November 2012

    South Sudan on Friday said the African Union should be fully involved in the conduct of a referendum to determine the final status of the disputed oil-producing region of Abyei. read more »

  • Sudan:  Sudan's Misseriya Stage Demonstrations Against Mbeki's Abyei Proposal

    Sudan Tribune, 28 November 2012

    Around 100 members of the Arab Misseriya tribe staged a demonstration in Khartoum on Wednesday to protest the proposal tabled by African Union (AU) mediator Thabo Mbeki on the ... read more »

  • Sudan:  Khartoum Rejects South Sudan's Criticism Over Abyei Meeting

    Sudan Tribune, 27 November 2012

    A Sudanese official said his government is conducting consultations on its nominees for Abyei interim institutions, refuting South Sudanese criticism over the delay in the ... read more »

  • South Sudan:  Application of King Solomon's Famous Ruling On Abyei Case

    South Sudan News Agency, 23 November 2012

    The Government of Sudan has shifted 'their position from its previous claims on Abyei being Sudan territory to its current position of wanting to cut it in two, in a move aimed at ... read more »

  • Sudan:  UNSC Renews UNISFA Mandate in Abyei

    Sudan Tribune, 17 November 2012

    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday has renewed the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA), for additional six months until May 2013. read more »