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Living in Sudan – Anti-west bureaucracy, hidden booze & a dove for lunch

During 2008 I worked for a German aid organization in Sudan and, during my stay, wrote a few diaries that I recently happened to dig out from my hard drive. So here follows a few anecdotes from my time in … Continue reading

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Rebel invasion of Khartoum and the revenge of the secret police

The security service’s terror in today’s Sudan As pointed out in the earlier article about the riots in Kenya, I always seem to run into some kind of mishap on my journeys. I guess I have myself to blame when … Continue reading

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Small chances for peace in South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan, the youngest country on earth, gained independence in a state of exceptionally difficult circumstances. Several unresolved conflicts are raging simultaneously, and the new nation faces enormous challenges if it is to develop into a peaceful … Continue reading

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