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Sudan Tribune Op-ed: Sudan’s National “Monologue”

On October 10, Sudan President Omar al-Bashir launched a purported National Dialogue in Khartoum, nearly two years after he had first announced his intention to hold a forum to resolve the country’s numerous social, economic, and political issues. In the intervening period, Bashir and the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) handpicked participants, naming a congregation of mostly minor splinter parties, perhaps upward of 100 parties in all. Bashir and his ruling party determined the National Dialogue agenda unilaterally, setting up a 7+7 steering committee of seven parties allied with the government and seven opposition parties. Bashir also gave himself the authority to oversee this exercise.  Read More »

UK Banking and Legal Services at High Risk of Exposure to Handling Corrupt Money: Govt Report

The UK Treasury and Home Office released a report warning of the high risk of exposure to handling corrupt money that the country’s banking, accountancy, and legal services sectors face.  Read More »

Hard Currency Scarcity and the South Sudan Economy

South Sudan’s ministry of finance has stopped selling hard currency to the country’s central bank. The advent of armed conflict, which broke out in December 2013, has reduced the production of oil, the country’s main revenue earner by 32 percent, affecting the overall performance of the economy.  Read More »

"Free Speech, Inc" - Conflict Minerals and the First Amendment

In a BloombergView piece, Cass Sunstein discusses the court case on Dodd-Frank Section 1502.  Read More »

Sudan to Chair UN Food Agency Despite Blocking Rations to Peacekeepers

On Wednesday, U.N. spokesperson Stéphane Dujarric announced that the Sudanese government had seized 190 cargo containers containing food rations and operational supplies for peacekeepers in Darfur. Despite this announcement, on Thursday, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) announced that Amira Gornass, Sudan’s Ambassador to U.N.-based agencies in Rome, will serve as the next Chairperson to the FAO’s influential Committee on Food Security.   Read More »

Darfur Women Action Group To Host Upcoming Symposium on Women & Genocide in Darfur

Darfur Women Action Group

On Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18, 2015, Darfur Women Action Group will host the 4th Annual National Symposium on Women & Genocide in the 21st Century: The Case of Darfur.  Read More »

Map Highlights Environmental and Natural Resource Crimes in Africa

A new map in a Bloomberg BNA International Environment Reporter article by Wachira Kigotho shows the different types of environmental and natural resource crimes in different parts of Africa that are contributing to migration flows from the continent.   Read More »

STAND launches #EasyAsAPB Campaign


STAND, a student-led movement that aims to end mass atrocities, has recently launched the #EasyAsAPB campaign in support of the Atrocities Prevention Board (APB).  Read More »

California Passes Ban on Ivory Sales

In a positive development, the AB 96 bill passed in the California state legislature and thereafter was signed into action by Governor Jerry Brown on Sunday, October 4, 2015, closing loopholes in illicit ivory sales. The Enough Project joins the Wildlife Conservation Society and the 96 Elephants campaign in praising Governor Jerry Brown for signing the legislation and making a significant contribution to combating the illicit ivory trade.  Read More »

EU & Troika Statements on Kiir's Announcement on Creation of 28 South Sudan States

On October 6, the European Union Delegation to South Sudan and the Troika (Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States) issued statements on President Salva Kiir's very concerning announcement that he plans to create 28 states out of the existing 10.   Read More »

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