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Sudan + 1 other
Sudan and South Sudan Media and telecoms landscape guide February 2011

  1. Introduction

Sudan was still officially a united country at the start of 2011.

However, Southern Sudan was widely expected to secede and become a fully independent state following a referendum on independence in January 2011.

According to provisional results, nearly 99% voted for independence in the week-long referendum.

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Ethiopia + 6 others
Australian Envoy Visits AMREF Headquarters

The Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, Mr Geoff Tooth, visited AMREF Headquarters on February 14, where he met and held discussions with AMREF Director General Dr Teguest Guerma, and members of AMREF’s Executive Committee. Mr Tooth was accompanied by AusAID Counsellor Sue Graves.