Posts Tagged ‘sudan’
Journalism loves anniversaries, and South Sudan’s first anniversary of independence (or, as it’s been dubbed in places, its “birthday”) is a naturally an occassion for a closer look at everything that’s happened in the last year. One thing to watch: Reuters invested in an entire week of South Sudan special coverage, starting with a piece [...]
Terrifying news today via the indefatigable Rebecca Hamilton, author of Fighting for Darfur, who has a piece on Nick Kristof’s New York Times blog today that must be read: Sudan’s Khartoum government, which is about to lose southern Sudan, is fighting to keep the Nuba mountain region… by conducting a campaign of what looks like [...]
All eyes are focused today on southern Sudan, where a vote begins that most expect will create Africa’s newest country — and, it turns out, probably peacefully. There’s lots of good analysis around the web on that surprise. But it’s not just the folks in southern Sudan who are voting; it’s the diaspora, too — [...]
The Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC is hosting a conversation about post-referendum Sudan on Monday, January 10. For details, check the calendar.
From CNN International, in an article about a British aid worker with what appears to be remarkable if limited telepathic capability. I think. Or maybe it’s an article about Save the Children’s remarkable if limited omniscience? Unclear: The British aid worker is “well,” said Anna Ford of Save the Children in Nairobi, Kenya. “He is [...]
The list of things to blog about is long, but time has been short lately, and this blog, if I would let it, would turn into a full-time non-paying job, like so much else in journalism these days. I’m resisting, but it’s hard. Meanwhile, I’m starting to gather ideas for a redesign–or rather, a first [...]