Posts Tagged: blue nile

Security Council issues statement on Sudan

The President of the United Nations Security Council, Ambassador Kodjo Menan of Togo released the following statement from the Security Council yesterday: The members of the Security Council expressed their deep and growing alarm with the rising levels of malnutrition and food insecurity in some areas of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile States in Sudan,… Read more »

Statement on the School Bombing in Southern Kordofan, February 2, 2012

Ambassador Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United NationsFebruary 2, 2012 I am outraged by the Sudan Armed Forces’ heinous bombing yesterday of a school run by Samaritan’s Purse in the Nuba Mountains region of Southern Kordofan.  It was the first day of school, and the campus was full of students, teachers, and… Read more »

A prayer for the people of Sudan who know conflict

Gracious God, we pray for the people of Sudan. We pray particularly for the people in Abyei, South Kordofan, the Blue Nile, and other places where tensions run high. We pray that the military of the Government of Sudan and of the Sudanese People’s Liberation Army refrain from conflict. We pray that all the people… Read more »

The beginning

The official results of the referendum in Southern Sudan have been announced. The results are an overwhelming – nearly 99% in favor of secession and the creation of a new country. The referendum is recognized as having been successful and…

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