Donors Fear Instability Over South Sudan

Concerns are growing that a secession by South Sudan could trigger turmoil and instability beyond Sudanese borders, and some members of the donor community would like for Southern Sudan to postpone or drop its bid for independence in the referendum next January.
  • Sudan:   No Time for 'Business as Usual'

    Refugees International, 25 March 2010

    The next two years will be critical in determining Sudan's future. The country faces national elections in April, the first multi-party elections in 24 years, and a referendum on… Read more »

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Sudanese march through the streets of the southern capital Juba (file photo): There are fears that national elections could spark instability.

  • Sudan:   Don't Break Away From Sudan, West Tells South

    East African, 22 March 2010

    Donor circles want Southern Sudan to drop its bid for independence in the referendum next January, as concerns grow that a rushed secession could trigger turmoil and instability… Read more »

  • Sudan:   African Leaders Call for Peaceful Elections

    IPS, 20 March 2010

    With less than a month to the historic multi-party poll in Africa's largest country, Sudan, eminent African leaders are calling for a peaceful and calm election process. Read more »

  • Sudan:   Ahead of Crucial Elections

    Daily Champion, 14 March 2010

    FOR over 20 years, the people of northern and southern Sudan fought a brutal conflict, losing some two million lives to the bloodshed, famine, drought and disease in the process.… Read more »

  • Sudan:   South Dispels Fears of Fresh Chaos after Poll

    Business Daily, 11 March 2010

    The leadership of South Sudan has downplayed fears of fresh conflict over oil reserves within its territory after the planned 2011 referendum to decide whether southerners will… Read more »

  • Sudan:   Country Needs Fair Polls

    Nation, 9 March 2010

    Regional Heads of State and Government meeting in Nairobi yesterday asked Sudan to ensure that the forthcoming elections are free and fair. Read more »

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