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· June, 2006

Stories about Sudan from June, 2006

Africa: World Cup Report Card

Says Senegalese blogger Seckasysteme (Fr): “African football is not up to par and its presence in the World Cup is mostly symbolic. Too bad that the numerous individual African talents...

Sudan: Condoms hit

Sudanese Thinker - the condom debate finallys hits Sudan……”I think the UN should air drop hundreds of thousands of condoms on Sudan.”

Sudan: No humanitarian access to Darfur

Sudan Reeves writes a commentary on “The Meaning of Khartoum’s Suspension of Humanitarian Access to Darfur”

Eritrea: No to UN troops in Darfur

Sudan Watch reports that Eritrea is objecting to the deployment of UN troops in Darfur....”The Eritrean President Advisor Abdalla Jabir added that stability in Sudan is part of that of...

Why No Mention of Slavery in African and Haitian Fiction?

Why is there so little mention of slavery in African and Haitian Fiction? That is the question that Togolese France-based blogger Kangni Alem addresses in a prolific and well-thought out...

Sudan: Annan called to account

Sudanesse Thinker writes a stongly worded commentary on the the recent antics of the Kofi Annan and the UN in Sudan ….”Mr. Kofi, either you're pretending you don't know or...

Darfur: still waiting for AU troops

Passion of the Present points to an article on the lack of AU troops in Darfur – too little and too late!

Africa: What Internet Brings

Generation Consciente, Une Autre Afrique writes: (Fr)“A book by Cameroonian Jacques Bonjawo, Internet, a Chance for Africa [L'Internet, Une Chance Pour l'Afrique in French] talks about the benefits of new...

Sudan: Aid being cut off due to infighting

Sudan Watch points to an AP report which details infighting between rebel factions in Sudan and which is causing hundreds of thousands of people to be cut off from aid.

Sudan: Increasing the gap between rich and poor

Sudanese Thinker comments on a new business development in “The Mogran of Khartoum” which will further increase the gap between the rich and the poor…..”This crappy damn project is made...

Sudan: Prosecution for murder and rape

Passion of the Present has a report on the possible prosecution over thousands of killings of civilians, massacres and hundred of rapes.

Sudan: Interview – Sheik Musa Hilal

Sudan Watch points to a rare interview with “Sheik Musa Hilal, leader of Um Jalul tribe in his hometown of Mistariha, Darfur (Lydia Polgreen)”

Uganda: Sudan agrees to arrest Kony

Uganda CAN reports that Sudan has agreed to collaborate with the International Criminal Court in the arrest of LRA leader, Joseph Kony

Darfur: Rebels may possible sign peace deal

The Passion of the Present points to two reports on the Darfur rebels who had initially refused to sign the Abuja peace deal as now changing their minds.

A Monopoly-like Game to Carve out Africa

Mocking Africa, a French Monopoly-like game, Kangni Alem repeats the game's description [“Your goal is to explore, to conquer and to develop [the] new colonies. You will be able to...

Latest in the Francophone African Blogosphere

PAN-AFRICAN For the United States of Africa Le Pangolin is fervently advocating for the dissolution of the current borders that separate African countries and that, he believes, weaken each individual...

Senegal: Blogging Mayor Proposes North-South Talks on Migrations

Reflecting on Senegal's drowned migrant crisis and migrations towards the West in general, Robert Sagna, the Mayor of Ziguinchor, Senegal blogs (Fr): “Developed countries (…) build quasi-impenetrable walls through “visas”....

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