Exploring life and politics in southern Sudan. An Anniston Star special report.
A perilous path: Sudan finds itself on the brink of further catastrophe The politics of Sudan are nothing short of scary. The nation is on the precipice of war, a condition that has plagued it for more than 20 years. After decades of internal conflict, a shaky peace is threatened by upcoming elections, political quarreling and a referendum on independence for the south of the nation.
'We don't want to go back to war': In Sudan, another season of perpetual misery MUNDRI, Sudan — In mid-1983, a Soviet-made Antonov cargo plane plowed through the sky over this small market town in the south of Sudan and dropped a bomb onto the local school yard. Buni Anania Sasa took one look at the carnage — three dead innocents, a massive crater and the onset of panic and chaos — promptly rounded up his extended family of 35 and fled to the bush.
‘What else can I do?’ Dr. Albert Oliha is a tired man. Then again, he has a right to be tired. Facing him, on the other side of his battered desk, is a line of suffering, stretching from the door of his dingy office out into the sparse shade of this provincial hospital’s courtyard.