Stories about Sudan from September, 2010
Lessons from Sudan on how to fix a referendum: “For not only has registration failed to begin (the stipulated date was July of this year), it is still not fully clear who is eligible to vote and what defines eligibility.”
Learn about the Sudanese music group Coozos Clan: “Coozos Clan was first formed and born in the year 2002. It is a group made up of cousins hence the word (Cuzoos)in swahili representing Cousins.”
Eccentric Yoruba discusses African merchants in ancient China: “In my previous post I mentioned that I had read somewhere that two slaves given as gifts to the a Chinese Emperor by an Arab delegation were the first Africans to enter ancient China.”
The decision last month by Saudi Arabia to ban Moroccan women of a "young age" from traveling to Mecca has stirred outrage in Morocco. Saudi authorities justified the ban on the suspicion that young visa applicants "may have something else in mind" than strictly pious intentions.