Abyei

 
Abyei vote count to determine Sudan or South Sudan status begins
Abyei vote count to determine Sudan or South Sudan status begins
Ballots were counted on Wednesday in the referendum in the flashpoint Abyei region to...
Abyei residents vote on whether to join Sudan or S Sudan
Abyei residents vote on whether to join Sudan or S Sudan
Residents of the flashpoint Abyei region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan were voting on Monday in an unofficial referendum to decide which...
South Sudan: Independent, but what now?
South Sudan: Independent, but what now?
The South Sudanese marked their independence with celebrations over the weekend, but the work is just beginning. International aid workers...
Zuma plans visit to al-Bashir ahead of Sudan split
Zuma plans visit to al-Bashir ahead of Sudan split
President Jacob Zuma plans to meet with Sudan's Omar al-Bashir about unrest in the run-up to South Sudan's independence due this weekend, Minister...
Battle for Abyei could ignite new war in Sudan
Battle for Abyei could ignite new war in Sudan
When northern Sudanese troops seized the disputed border town of Abyei last month, it was a sign that the fragile six-year-old peace between north...
Sudan rivals to meet on flashpoint Abyei region
Sudan rivals to meet on flashpoint Abyei region
South Sudan's vice-president flew to Khartoum on Saturday on a mission to "ease tensions" over Abyei, one week after northern troops overran the...
Khartoum militia heading south, UN says
Khartoum militia heading south, UN says
Militiamen backed by the Sudanese government are heading south to the flashpoint town of Abyei as satellite images show troops, tanks and helicopters deploying, the United Nations said on Wednesday....
Sudan army accused of war crimes in Abyei
Sudan army accused of war crimes in Abyei
Satellite images indicate evidence of "war crimes" committed by Sudan's northern army in the contested Abyei region, a monitoring group said on...
Violence in Sudan's Abyei forces thousands to flee
Violence in Sudan's Abyei forces thousands to flee
More than 15 000 people have fled Sudan's Abyei region to Agok in the south after the northern army seized the disputed area, United Nations...
UN condemns 'burning, looting' in Sudan's Abyei
UN condemns 'burning, looting' in Sudan's Abyei
Sudan's flashpoint town of Abyei was ablaze on Monday with gunmen looting properties after its capture by northern troops, the United Nations said...
UN calls on Khartoum troops to quit Abyei
UN calls on Khartoum troops to quit Abyei
The United Nations has demanded Khartoum withdraw its troops from Abyei after what the south branded an "invasion" of the flashpoint border...
Clashes in Sudan region cloud hopes for peaceful division
Clashes in Sudan region cloud hopes for peaceful division
A United Nations (UN) envoy warned on Tuesday that clashes in a border region between North and South Sudan risked casting a shadow over the...

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