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· May, 2007

Stories about Sudan from May, 2007

DRC: Congolese Curious About Money Ocean's 13 Stars Raised for Darfur

Bien au Bout… writes about his neighbor, Karim, who asked to be shown photographs of Brad Pitt and George Clooney (Fr). Apparently, Karim was listening to the BBC and heard...

Darfur: The Reality, the Agenda & the Proposed Solution

Darfur, in the minds of different people, constitutes and means different things. This is due to the fact that we, the general public around the world are getting exposed to...

Join the Debate on Darfur 10am (EST) TODAY!

Further to our earlier post, here's a quick update on the Reuters Newsmaker event on Darfur, which takes place in New York starting at 10am EST today. Our Sub-Saharan Africa...

Sudan: Blogging From the Conflict Zone

Increasingly, aid workers, volunteers and even peacekeepers use blogs to share their unique experiences and insights from conflict zones. Take the Darfur conflict in Sudan, for example. Sleepless in Sudan...

Sudan: If there were a transcript…

Ingrid at Sudan Watch on the Debate on Darfur: “Heh. Rock on Drima! Why no webcast? If there were a transcript, I'd mull over John Prendergast's commentary in the hope...

Sudan: I wish the damn thing was freaking televised

Sudanese Thinker wishes the debate on Darfur was televised: “Told ya! I just wish this damn thing was freaking televized. I’m expecting a heated debate to go down especially since...

Sudan: how many envoys are needed for peace?

Black Cush on special envoys to Sudan: “How many special envoys will it take to bring peace to Darfur? 10, 20, 50? All the ones there are no good enough,...

Sudan: uninformed about Darfur

Nigerian blogger, Omodudu, writes, “I dropped the ball on Darfur“: I have rocked a banner or two or even made a post on this blog to push the save-Dafur-message. But...

Join the Debate on Darfur on May 24

On Thursday May 24, 2007, starting at 930am EST, Reuters will be holding a Newsmaker event on the topic of the crisis in Darfur. We invite you to participate by...

Sudan: dealing with Darfur

Jeff Msangi writes about Darfur: “The way the international community have and still handles the Darfur issue is a good proof of how priorities have changed lately.What we don't understand...

Sudan: divestment update

“As many readers of this blog know, PetroChina, a Chinese oil company, is one of the highest offenders in funding the genocide in Darfur. As of the end of 2006,...

Sudan: pressure on China is mandatory

Cooper, blogging at Hell on Earth, notes: “To keep pressure on China is mandatory. It is also mandatory for major news organizations and little bitty blogs to keep noting the...

Africa: Blog This Poem!

The African blogosphere is rapidly expanding, bringing more voices online in the form of commentaries, opinions, analyses, rants...and poetry. Blogs have created a new space for African poets to share...

Sudan: satellite mapping of a conflict zone

Bloggers for Darfur briefly comment on Google Earth satellite mapping of Darfur crisis: “This story has been all over the news this week–with Google Earth satellite mapping service, we can...

Sudan: identity crisis

Sudanese Thinker writes about identity crisis in Sudan: “After 9/11, I believe things changed for most Northern Sudanese though. Many in America where happy to be identified as African and...

South Africa/Sudan: peacekeeper and bloggers returns home

A South African peacekeeper and blogger returns home from Darfur, Sudan: “Driving from the airport in Johannesburg to Pretoria. What a sweet feeling to be back home. After three days...

Sudan: Sudanese blogger in USA Today and LA

Sudanese Thinker is quoted in LA Daily News and USA Today: “Yaaaaaaay! I got quoted in LA Daily News and USA Today.”

Sudan: dust storm in Khartoum

Haboob hits Khartoum: “Haboob comes to Khartoum! Here are some pictures from last Sunday's dust storm.”

Sudan: Sudanese father and daughter on guitar

Amazing Sudanese guitarists: “Father and daughter. 2 classical guitars. Skill level required to play? Not much at all. Creativity level required to come up with those super unique Sudanese tunes?...

Sudan: Darfur's Beauty, Peace Negotiations & The Complex Sudanese Dating Scene

To many people, the name Darfur is synonymous with terror, death and hopelessness. Darfur, as we will soon see, is a very beautiful place despite the human suffering. We'll start...

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