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Sudan: Sudan's Desire to Join the East African Community a Headache

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Sudan, International Relations, Politics

Flight Africa notes [1]that Khartoum’s application to join the East African Community is causing a diplomatic headache the member states: “No longer having any direct borders with any of the East African Community, the regime in Khartoum is thought to have placed their membership application to not only spite the new Republic of South Sudan but also to cause maximum diplomatic discomfort and division between the 5 present members.”