Confusing and depressing news from Sudan, where the main opposition parties have withdrawn their candidates for this month’s presidential election, following the SPLM’s decision to withdraw last night. There is no doubt the elections will not be free and fair. The International Crisis Group report earlier this week made clear that the rigging had already … More What’s Going on in Sudan?
Here’s some stuff on Sudan and Darfur that I’ve been reading recently… In Darfur – Winter Miller travelled to Chad with Nick Kristof and used the trip as the basis for a play. Anyone going to see it? I’d love to. Have an African play idea myself that is destined to remain forever just an … More Bits and bobs
NAIROBI: I quite simply don’t have the energy to post on the SPLM’s walkout and what it means. (I haven’t the foggiest idea, is the honest truth and I assume they’ll be back pretty sharpish anyway). But this is the best explanation I’ve seen – Samson Kwaje, minister of information of South Sudan, interviewed for … More Southern Walkout