Ranjit Bhaskar

Ranjit Bhaskar

sudan flag

South Sudan’s secession began smoothly with little violence but tensions have been heating up.

Published On 1 Jan 2012
soldiers escort election officials with ballot boxes

High turnout reported as voting ends, but contentious issues remain once the ballots have been counted.

Published On 15 Jan 2011
sudan voting

People in Southern Sudan vote in a historic referendum that will decide whether the country splits or remains united.

Published On 9 Jan 2011
South Sudanese wearing image of Salva Kiir

President Salva Kiir urges all Sudanese to embrace polls as citizens prepare to cast a historic vote on independence.

Published On 9 Jan 2011

A quick look at the January 9 referendum that will give south Sudan a choice between unity or secession.

Published On 6 Jan 2011
Sudan Omar al Bashir

Omar al-Bashir visits south in final pitch for single nation, but agrees to uphold the outcome of secession referendum.

Published On 4 Jan 2011
South Sudan ballots

Referendum commission has registered 3.9 million voters from 10 states in the south, plus the north and from abroad.

Published On 3 Jan 2011