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A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan’s Bitter and Incomplete Divorce

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What happened after Africa’s biggest country split in two? When South Sudan ran up its flag in July 2011, two new nations came into being. In South Sudan a former rebel movement faces colossal challenges in building a new country. At independence it was one of the least developed places on earth, after decades of…

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Mapping Conflict Motives: the Sudan – South Sudan border

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This report analyses the conflict dynamics in the wider border area between Sudan and South Sudan. The analysis specifically looks into the motivations and interests of the parties involved in the interstate, intrastate and local conflicts. The main questions this report will cover are: Where are conflict parties focussing their efforts? Which strategic interests do…

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South Sudan: A Politics of Demise or a Vision for Progress?

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This review (2013) takes a look at three (recent) dynamics important to South Sudan’s process of nation-building: the on-going review of the transitional constitution, national reconciliation effort spearheaded by the Vice President Riek Machar, and the relations with the Republic of Sudan.

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Peace by Committee: The 17 Committees and Commissions Responsible for Making Peace between the Two Sudans

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The enclosed chart provides a snapshot of the committees and commissions that were established in September 2012 to address contentious outstanding issues between Sudan and South Sudan and implement the September 2012 agreements. Download

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Sudan: North in the Shadow of the South

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Report from four seminars on challenges and opportunities for peacebuilding in Sudan, held in March and April 2012 in Uppsala and Stockholm, Sweden. Each of the seminars focused on a special theme, namely: environmental factors, border issues, civil society, peace building. Download

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The Republic of South Sudan: Opportunities and Challenges for Africa’s Newest Country

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In January 2011, South Sudan held a referendum to decide between unity or independence from the central government of Sudan as called for by the Comprehensive Peace Agreement that ended the country’s decades-long civil war in 2005. According to the South Sudan Referendum Commission (SSRC), 98.8% of the votes cast were in favor of separation.…

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The Kafia Kingi Enclave: People, Politics and History in the North-South Boundary Zone of Western Sudan

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When South Sudan became a separate state in 2011, its northern boundary with the Republic of Sudan became an international border, the longest and most contentious in the region. At the westernmost extremity of Sudan, Kafia Kingi is a key meeting point between the two countries. This mineral-rich area is currently under the administration of…

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Sudan 2012: Scenarios for the Future

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This paper describes four possible scenarios for the future of Sudan,defined by two key uncertainties: 1) In 2012, will Sudan be united or will the North and South have gone separate ways? 2) In 2012, will there be a new war between the North and the South, or will there be no war? Download

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