Sudan Watch has a very informative post regarding the recent talks between Northern and Southern Sudan and the January 2011 referendum. They have compiled a number of news stories which address many of the issues and obstacles that both parties face as the referendum draws near.
I would love to hear your take. Have a great week.
Watch out, people, I have been ranting up a storm over at the ol’ moedidde blog. But I’ve been trying to stop blogging about the elections, because I find myself just saying the same things over and over again. Instead, I’ve been plotting a post that Vernon suggested to me–an overview of Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA). In fact, he suggested I do a video blog, which I thought was a fantastic idea! But, my camera that records video was recently loaned to a friend..and I’ve been waiting and waiting to get it back for said video blog. The fact that you’re reading my writing instead of hearing and seeing me now is a clear sign that said friend still has said camera. So there’s an exciting tidbit of my life that has led to my recent stall in blog … Read More »
Well hello there. As Vernon so kindly mentioned in the previous post, I’m Moe and I’ll be blogging here at His Voice a couple of times a month about Sudan-related topics and news. I blog about this and many other [extremely random] topics on my personal blog, which I’d love for you to check out.
But enough about that, let’s get started. Today’s topic: Elections! Oh my! Sudan’s first general elections in 24 years are coming up next month, tentatively April 11-13, which are to be followed by the referendum on Southern Sudan’s secession next January. I’ll probably be discussing these two events in my posts quite a bit, as they will inevitably have tremendous aspects on Sudanese society.
After several postponements over the past months, conflicts big and small, ongoing trouble in Darfur, and SPLM threats to boycott the elections, it … Read More »