Posts Tagged ‘comprehensive-peace-agreement’

  • festival of ideas.

    Last night, I was in Ottawa, talking at its author’s festival (review here).  I spoke with Peter Pigott, author of the book, Canada in Sudan.  I spent my train ride thinking what I was going to as we blurred by early buds on trees and geese in straw strewn fields. Months ago, I had wondered […]

  • Abyei goes to the hague.

    THE HAGUE (AFP) – The Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague started hearing a dispute Saturday between north and south Sudan over the contested oil-rich Abyei region at the heart of a fragile peace pact. “Everybody in Sudan has a vested interest in the outcome of this arbitration,” Riek Machar Teny, deputy chairman of […]