Politics01 Jan 2012 15:31 GMT
South Sudan's secession began smoothly with little violence but tensions have been heating up.
Politics15 Jan 2011 17:11 GMT
High turnout reported as voting ends, but contentious issues remain once the ballots have been counted.
Politics09 Jan 2011 21:39 GMT
Impatient southerners flock to polling stations at the start of week-long referendum on region's secession.
Politics09 Jan 2011 13:54 GMT
People in Southern Sudan vote in a historic referendum that will decide whether the country splits or remains united.
Politics09 Jan 2011 08:21 GMT
Excitement high in Southern Sudan as referendum on secession gets under way.
Politics09 Jan 2011 04:05 GMT
President Salva Kiir urges all Sudanese to embrace polls as citizens prepare to cast a historic vote on independence.
Politics06 Jan 2011 23:02 GMT
A quick look at the January 9 referendum that will give south Sudan a choice between unity or secession.
Politics04 Jan 2011 16:05 GMT
Omar al-Bashir visits south in final pitch for single nation, but agrees to uphold the outcome of secession referendum.
Politics03 Jan 2011 19:42 GMT
Referendum commission has registered 3.9 million voters from 10 states in the south, plus the north and from abroad.
Politics03 Jan 2011 10:48 GMT
The former US president will be a prominent observer during the week-long referendum process set to begin on January 9.
Africa03 Jan 2011 06:52 GMT
South Sudan's Dinka tribe keeps cattle for its beauty and the prestige large herds bestow on their owners.
Politics02 Jan 2011 19:29 GMT
The story of a childhood spent in refugee camps, and of struggling for an education in war-torn country.
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