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AYUEL LEEK RETURNS TO HIS MOTHERLAND

[Note: Ayuel Leek Deng, guest writer and one of the principal characters in Courageous Journey, recently returned to the United States after his first trip to South Sudan since it became a separate country from Sudan.] “Returning to South Sudan … 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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REFERENDUM RESULTS ANNOUNCED

In Juba Justice Chan Reec Madut, head of the southern bureau of the Referendum Commission, read aloud the results of the Referendum vote, both for unity and for succession from the ten states in Southern Sudan. He then announced: “The … Continue reading

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PEACE IN SUDAN—PERHAPS

“What we have in front of us is peace,” said Catholic Archbishop Paulino Lukudo, after the week-long voting on the Referendum. Let us rejoice that violence did not break out in mass demonstrations. Yes, there were attacks along the North-South … Continue reading

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DREAM BECOMES REALITY

January 9, 2011 is finally here. The promise in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement of 2005 provided for the Referendum to allow the South to vote for independence or unity. Unable to contain their excitement, Southerners began lining up at midnight—men … Continue reading

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Land for New Multi-Purpose Center

GOOD NEWS JUST IN! Beny Ngor Chol has recently returned from 3 months in Africa where he looked for land to build the projected Multi-Purpose Center for the disabled of Southern Sudan. He met with the Land Commissioner and a … Continue reading

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