Five Years After Garang

It's been five years since the death of Dr. John Garang - will Sudan realize his visions for a democratic and unified country?

Clash of Legal Cultures

Khartoum's influx of displaced southerners creates a legal conundrum regarding the application of Sharia for non-Muslims.

The Heglig Debate

As the referendum approaches, time is running out for the Sudanese to determine border demarcation around the contested the Heglig oilfields.

Bukra, Inshallah

A Sudanese visa allows foreigner nationals into Khartoum but, without exceptional luck and persistence, no further.

Tea Talk: The Abyei Problem

As Sudan's 2011 referendum on southern secession draws near, the question of Abyei's identity remains unresolved.

Opposition Voices

Members of Sudan's opposition parties offer perspectives on the upcoming 2011 referendum.

Working Under Censorship

President Omar Al Bashir has reinstated a decree censoring Sudanese newspapers. But amid danger of persecution, local journalists continue to work.

International Criminal Court charges Sudan's Omar Hassan al-Bashir with genocide

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir is charged with orchestrating genocide by the International Criminal Court.

The International Criminal Court's judges on Monday charged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir with orchestrating a bloody campaign of genocide against Darfur's three main ethnic groups, the first time the Hague-based court has accused a sitting head of state of committing the most egregious international crime.

Special Envoy for Sudan Testifies Before Senate

General Scott Gration, the president's special envoy for Sudan, testified May 12 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Just returned from travels to East Africa, Gration delivered a message of urgency. While plans to improve Sudan's security situation in time for the January 2011 referendum on Southern independence lag behind schedule, success is still possible if the international community takes immediate action.