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  • Southern Sudan

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    national politics since Sudan gained freedom from Anglo-Egyptian co-rule in 1956. Sudan was entangled in two post-independence civil war amid the greater part of the rest of the twentieth century. These wars were based on the northern Muslims, Arabs economic, political, and social control of the more largely populated non-Muslim, non-Arab southern Sudanese. The first war ended with the 1972 Addis Ababa Agreement, which granted significant regional autonomy to southern Sudan on internal issues. (CIA

  • conflict southern Sudan and future scenarios

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    conflict southern Sudan and future scenarios Witness the state of South Sudan dramatic developments began , according to the novel government , trying a range of Republican Guard forces , known as " Tiger " , to control the ammunition depot continued to lead the army in the capital, Juba , to explode clashes , perimeter defense headquarters , between the Republican Guard and the army's power costly secure warehouse on the one hand , and between the attacking group on the one hand , to announce

  • Causes Of The Sudanese Civil War

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    The Sudanese Civil War is a conflict in Sudan between forces of the government and opposition forces of the north and the south.Although this was the start of what is referred to as the civil war, Sudan has been divided by war for centuries, the North African Arabs prayed on the African Christian south, in the 80’s the Sudan’s vast oil resources were discovered. The Sudanese civil wars are generally referred to in three different events; the First Sudanese Civil War (1955-1972), the Second Sudanese

  • Essay about South Sudan: On the Brink of Collapse

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    South Sudan South Sudan has only been independent since 2011, yet it is on the brink of collapse. Why is this happening? The country has abundant resources (Sarwar 177; Ploch 16) and has gained independence after decades of conflict (Sarwar 172-174). To begin to understand the situation, the original history of Sudan must be examined (Zambakari 516; Jok 69). Its place in the African continental history is important as well because most of the continent developed under colonialism. The independence

  • Mark Bixler's The Lost Boys of Sudan Essays

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    Since 1983, the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and the Sudanese government have been at war within the southern region of Sudan. This brutal conflict has ravaged the country claiming hundreds of lives and exiling a vast number of the southern Sudanese people. Most of these outcasts were young men aging between five and twelve years of age who returned home from tending cattle to see their village being attacked and their fellow villagers being killed by government militias . These boys

  • South Sud A Peace Deal Doomed

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    South Sudan: A Peace Deal Doomed to Fail I. Prelude In August 2012, a few days after my deployment to Northern Bahr el-Ghazal State, I travelled to Aweil East County together with my national staff colleague, Joseph, for my maiden human rights monitoring field mission to Wanjyok, a small town 28 miles northeast of the state capital, Aweil. As we were crossing the rural villages along the road, I was bizarrely observed a brand new Toyota V-8 parked near an isolated and shabby tukul . Few miles on

  • Ethnic Groups Of South Sudan

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    INTRODUCTION Sudan takes on the meaning of “Land of Blacks” (Sudan, n.p.g ¶4) and is located in east central Africa. South Sudan which borders with five other African nations; Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia (see figure 1). South Sudan has an estimated population of 11.5 million people but is considered a relatively poor nation with over 90% of the Sudanese people living on less than $1 a day (Aljazeera, 2011). South Sudan has many ethnic groups

  • Challenges Of International Conflict Peace Building

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    I) Introduction In recent years, multilateral institutions and governments have devoted increased attention to the challenges of international conflict prevention, peacekeeping, and post-conflict peace-building. However, conflicts continue to emerge and many of them turn violent. These deadly conflicts have led to widespread devastation and regional instabilities, as well as large numbers of refugees. The international community’s instruments that have been designed in the wake of the genocide and

  • Do Sudan and South Sudan have a Home?

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    feel a connection towards a place that we call “home”. Yet this statement doesn’t apply to all people because not everyone is lucky enough to have a strong identity that they are certain about and that is linked to their country and culture. Sudan and South Sudan display great examples of countries that were once united as one nation but had had to split because their citizens had different perspectives of themselves and of their national identities. In addition, boundary disagreements over the distribution

  • Character Analysis Of Salva In A Long Walk To Water

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    A Long Walk to Water is a novel by Linda Sue Park. This novel is about Salva, an eleven-year -old Sudanese boy who grows up in South Sudan. Later in the novel he has faced challenges one wouldn’t dream of facing, over a long period of time. He has learned, if one helps other people, those people will then help more people, which will result in more happiness in the world. He is a round character who changes throughout the novel. Salva is a different person at the end of the book. He has gone from