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Sudan Vote

Sudan's President Extends 25-Year Rule

AP | MOHAMED OSMAN | Posted 04.27.2015 | World

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced on Mond...

President Obama: This Is No Time to Let up on Sudan

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Messinger

The referendum on independence for Southern Sudan has come off with minimal violence, and it seems that Sudan's president Omar Hassan Al-Bashir will accept the inevitable outcome: Southern secession.

South Sudan Begins Registration For Freedom Vote

AP | MAGGIE FICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MELUT, Sudan — Voter registration began in Southern Sudan on Monday in preparation for a January independence referendum that could see Africa's...

Territorial Triumph And Geopolitical Pitfalls In South Sudan

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 07.13.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

Only time will tell whether "North" Sudan will accept a Republic of South Sudan -- and whether or not the two states will work in concert or begin an African Cold War with oil as the bargaining chip.

World's Newest Nation Could Be Created Tomorrow

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Whether or not south Sudan will secede from the north remains to be seen, but as these photos attest, the country's preparations for what will undoubt...

Jubilation In Juba As Southern Sudan Vote Nears

AP | MAGGIE FICK and JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan — The referendum is known as "The Final Walk to Freedom" – a symbolic journey for those who fought in decades of war, for vill...

Sudan President: I'll Support South If It Secedes

AP | MAGGIE FICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JUBA, Sudan — Sudan's government waged war with the south for more than two decades and repeatedly tried to delay an independence referendum. No...