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Large-scale migration to Europe has precipitated a paradigm shift in relations between the European Union (EU) and the government of Sudan, and closer ties between both entities. This new partnership has resulted in the EU disbursing millions of euros to the Sudanese government for technical equipment and training efforts geared toward stopping the flow to Europe of migrants from Sudan and those from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, and other countries in sub-Saharan Africa who come through Sudan.
Violence in Jonglei, South Sudan’s largest state, has rapidly increased in scope and scale. Fighting between the South Sudanese army, or the SPLA, and a Khartoum-supported rebel group continues, and there is renewed inter-communal violence. Additionally, there are increasing reports of attacks on civilians by the SPLA. The escalating humanitarian crisis for Jonglei’s civilian population demands stronger international action.
By: Omer Ismail and Annette LaRocco
Jan 19, 2012
Prior to South Sudan’s independence in July 2011, Sudan was the largest country in Africa. At over one million square miles, Sudan stretched from the Sahara to Central Africa. As a unified country it bordered on nine other states. Today, after separation, the two Sudans share a diverse and critical geopolitical sub-region that links the Sahara, the Sahel, the Horn, and the Great Lakes.
Enough spoke with eminent Somalia expert and political science professor Ken Menkhaus about what’s behind the famine sweeping East Africa and lessons that we should take away from the crisis.
The famine in the Horn of Africa was spurred by a drought, but there are plenty of man-made triggers of the current crisis. Can you pinpoint the most responsible?
Posted by Laura Heaton on Mar 01, 2011
KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya -- Will the South Sudan referendum actually take place on January 9?