- WINTER ISSUE
newsletter of Nuba Survival: an independent voice for justice and
3 issue 4
the new Government deliver a lasting peace for Sudan?
After long hard talks and bitter wrangling over who should
run the ministry of energy and mines, the two parties - the National Congress
Party (NCP) and the Sudan people's Liberation Movement (SPLM) finally reached an
agreement on Thursday, 22 September 2005 and announced the formation of what
so-called a "government of national unity"
Association appeal to International community for help
Between 23 and 30 September 2005
the British Council organized an international seminar on 'Leadership in Civil
Society and Promoting Transformation changes', which was held in Edinburgh,
Scotland. Zeinab Mohammed Balandia, Director of Ru'ya Association (RA) and human
rights activist was among the delegates who participated in this seminar and
Cease-Fire: Cross line Culture
Ceasefire is a new collaboration
between Abdel Gadir Salim and Emmanuel Jal, one of Sudan's most established
musicians and one of its newest. The story behind the album - and the
contrasting characters responsible for its creation is every bit as fascinating
as the music is captivating, as Peter Moszynski explains.
Histroy: Can Africa make it?
Today nearly three
billion people all over the world go without the most basic things.
Nuba Democratic Forum 1st Conference
The first Nuba Mountains Democratic Forum (NMDF) conference
was launched on Saturday 16th July 2005 in Den Hague city, Holland,
US Pursuing Active Diplomacy in Sudan
Assistant Secretary of State for
African Affairs Jendayi Frazer's approach to building peace in Sudan is an
active, practical one involving day-to-day contact between members of Sudan's
new government of national unity and top U.S. officials like Vice President
Cheney, as well as frequent travel to the region.
Nuba Land Rights
The Nuba Mountains area is situated in the geographical
centre of the Sudan and covers an area of 30,000 square miles. The area is
inhabited by populations estimated to be over two millions and 61% of these
inhabitants are indigenous Nuba. The other groups who share the land with the
Nuba are mixture of Arab tribes, namely Hawazma, Meissyeria), Fellata (from west
Africa) and Jellaba (merchants from northern Sudan).
Darfur Conflict Deepened
The conflict in Darfur has deepened despite the new
government of national unity in Khartoum and the increasing number of African
Union Peace keeping force presence in the region.