Sudan's sense of foreboding

National Day celebrated under the shadow of looming north-south partition.


    In exactly one week, Sudan will hold a crucial referendum that could possibly split the country into two. But on Saturday, the country marked 55 years since independence.

    A sense of apprehension in the run-up to the vote has been felt during the National Day celebrations, as Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from Khartoum.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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