Geopolitics: South Sudan - the challenge
In March, 2011, GIS ran this report, written by Africa expert, Professor Jaime Pinto, about the emergence of South Sudan.
THE world’s newest nation emerges on July 9 after 50 years of intermittent civil war which has torn Sudan apart and cost 1.5 million lives.
Christian and animist black south Sudan made it clear in January’s referendum it wanted full independence from the Arab - led and Muslim north with almost 99 per cent of the 3.9 million southern population voting for the split.
But dividing up Sudan’s oil between north and south is a challenge which will require the skills needed to separate conjoined twins.
- Report is targeted to the decision makers in cross country manufacturing – suppliers, manufacturers, logistics.
- Also considered useful for the administrative university facilities, to better understand the possible effects of current decisions.