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UN / BAN

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he was "alarmed" by the widespread outbreak of violent protests and excessive use of force in Egypt. On the latest talks between Israel and the Palestinians he said "the negotiators and leaders will have to make tougher decisions and even more difficult choices. This is not a zero-sum game." (UNTV)

19 Aug 2013 | Read More »

SUDAN / INDEPENDENCE PREPS

In preparation for the upcoming independence day celebrations, southern Sudanese authorities work to improve the roads, public spaces and the international airport in Juba, which will be the capital of the newest country in the world come 9 July. UNMIS

1 Jul 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / JIU DISSOLUTION

As Southern Sudan heads for independence in July, the last of the Sudan Armed Forces Joint Integrated Unit (JIU) members have begun leaving Juba, by barge for the north. UNMIS

11 Apr 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / NEW GOVERNMENT PREPS

South Sudan’s Vice President Riek Machar tells reporters that there has been unanimous approval to call the world’s newest country “the Republic of South Sudan” when it comes into existence on 9 July. UNMIS

16 Feb 2011 | Read More »

UN / MENKERIOS

UN Special Representative in Sudan Haile Menkerios speaks to the press about Sudan’s President Omar Al-Bashir’s acceptance of the South Sudan referendum results adding that “not accepting would mean going back to war.” UNTV

11 Feb 2011 | Read More »

UN / SUDAN

Addressing the Security Council on the final results of Sudan’s referendum, UN Special Envoy to Sudan Haile Menkerios says that 7 February 2011 will be remembered and celebrated in Sudan’s and Africa’s history as a day when “the longest running civil war in the continent’s recent history came to a definitive end, when the spirit [...]

9 Feb 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / SALVA KIIR REAX

Southern Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit says that the announcement of the referendum results marked the end of an era of war and atrocities and a beginning to a new era of freedom, justice and equality. UNMIS

8 Feb 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / ELECTION RESULTS

The official results by the Southern Sudan Referendum Commission are released today. An overwhelming majority of the voters - almost 99 per cent – have chosen secession of Southern Sudan. Locals in Juba react to the announcement. UNMIS

7 Feb 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / REFERENDUM RESULTS JUBA

Thousands of South Sudanese including President Salva Kiir gather at the John Garang mausoleum grounds in Juba to hear the first official figures released by the South Sudan Referendum Commission charged with conducting the referendum. UNMIS

31 Jan 2011 | Read More »

SUDAN / RESULTS CELEBRATION JUBA

The Southern Sudan Referendum Commission releases preliminary official results in Juba indicating that voters overwhelmingly endorsed the secession of Sudan’s ten southern states from the rest of the country. UNMIS

31 Jan 2011 | Read More »

 

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