Category Archives: Border disputes

Sudan and South Sudan on the Brink of Another Civil War

Recently I received this email from Beny Ngor Chol, one of the subjects of Courageous Journey. It serves here as an introduction to the tragic events now occurring in the disputes over sharing oil revenue and defining the border between … Continue reading

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OIL SITUATION STILL UNSOLVED

Khartoum and Juba have yet to reach an official agreement regarding the use of Sudan’s oil pipeline, the lifeblood for both economies. Negotiations may mark a new round of disputes. Under the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), Sudan’s oil wealth … Continue reading

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REFUGEES POUR INTO PANRIENG

Note: This is an article that Beny Ngor Chol (of Courageous Journey) posted on his FaceBook page. Beny is from Panrieng, so this is very personal to him. Over 5,000 Refugees from South Kordofan Arrive in Panrieng, Unity State for … Continue reading

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WHEN WILL ETHIOPIAN PEACEKEEPERS ARRIVE?

On May 31 I reported that Ethiopia had offered troops to monitor the disputed regions between North and South Sudan. Since then hundreds have died in the attacks from the north by the Sudan Armed Forces and skirmishes with the … Continue reading

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FIRST-HAND NEWS FROM THOSE WHO KNOW

Beny tries to get home to Panrieng in Unity State: Note: This is an email I received from Beny Ngor Chol, co-author and subject of Courageous Journey. —Barbara Youree Currently I am in Nairobi, Kenya. I am supposed to reach … Continue reading

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MORE VIOLENCE ON THE BORDER OVER OIL

According to the United Nations 40,000 of the estimated 60,000 inhabitants of Kadugli, capital of Southern Kordofan state, on the border between north and south Sudan have fled their homes as bombing by the Khartoum government continued into its sixth … Continue reading

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