As South Sudan votes, focus is on oil-rich Abyei region

10th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

Southern Sudanese lined up in their hundreds of thousands to vote on the chance to secede from Sudan 9 January, some standing in line since before day-break. The Abyei region which straddles the border between north and south Sudan was to have held a separate referendum to decide which side to join. That referendum has ...

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