July 12, 2011

The week ahead at the Frontline Club: South Sudan, Life in a Day and Photography Networking

Just days after the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, we will be bringing together a panel of experts tomorrow night to discuss what the forming of this new country means for both the South and the North of Sudan. Screenings in the week ahead include Bobby Fischer Against the World, which examines the manic, […]

July 12, 2011

South Sudan – what does the future hold for the newborn nation?

By Millie Cartwright The Republic of South Sudan was awash with celebrations this weekend as it became officially independent from the North following a landslide referendum in February this year, when 99 per cent of South Sudanese voted for independence. Juba, the new capital, was packed with dignitaries and officials to mark the new county’s […]

July 5, 2011

ForesightNews world briefing: Independence and violence in Sudan

By Nicole Hunt, international news reporter,  ForesightNews On Saturday, 9 July, over 30 African heads of state and diplomats from around the world will gather in Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, to celebrate the independence of the world’s newest country. The secession from Sudan marks the culmination of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, signed to […]