East Africa: Abyei Presses Sudans for Finality [IPS]Juba -The non-binding referendum in Abyei - where people voted overwhelmingly to join South Sudan - and the ensuing celebration, has brought little immediate resolution to the long-festering Abyei problem. 11/4/2013 - 8:25 am | View Link
South Africa going to the dogs The latest, leaked report from the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea fingers a number of South African companies operating in the security sector in Somalia, which the SA government is cheerfully ignoring – despite trying to position itself at ... 07/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The War on African Terror, as declared by the Washington Post As operations draw unsatisfactorily to a close in Afghanistan, America’s generals are busy preparing the next front in the War on Terror: Africa. In case you’d missed this development, the Washington Post helpfully announced it on their front page, and ... 06/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The war of the Sudans: All not so quiet on the Southern front From the grass stalls of Bentiu, where a burnt market and upended billboard bear scars of air strikes, South Sudan’s road north to Sudan buzzes with the locomotion of war. To the left and right, oil fields lie pocketed with shrapnel-filled craters. 04/29/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The War of the Sudans: All Not So Quiet on the Southern Front From the grass stalls of Bentiu, where a burnt market and upended billboard bear scars of air strikes, South Sudan's road north to Sudan buzzes with the locomotion of war. To the left and right, oil fields lie pocketed with shrapnel-filled craters. 04/27/2012 - 10:27 am | View Link
South Sudan says neighbor has 'declared war' China has called for an end to weeks of border fighting between the two Sudans. The South has tried to seize ... said that at present "with the exception of aerial bombardment, the front line is quiet." Amid the escalating tension between the two neighbor ... 04/24/2012 - 12:51 pm | View Link
The suspensions came about after the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported the utility paid about $11,500 to move a mobile home belonging to operations manager Stan Miller to the Fourche Creek Treatment Facility.
In a separate meeting Tuesday, Mayor Mark Stodola requested the police department investigate whether any criminal activity occurred, both with the housing arrangement and in an incident where a spent shell casing was found in an employee's work vehicle.