Sudan's Haroun: There is no room for talking about marginalisation of South Kordofan
From Sudan News Agency - SUNA, Al-Debeibat, January 06, 2010 (SUNA) - The Wali (governor) of Southern Kordofan State, Ahmed Mohamed Haroun, has said that as from now on there is no room for talking about marginalization of the state as it got two third of the Chinese loan extended to Sudan which amounted to 3 billion dollars- - -
Haroun, addressing the celebration of launching Debeibat-Abuzabad Al-Foula road, expressed thanks to the People's Republic of China which extended the loan. IF/BT
Watch out for old Google Web Alerts
Note to self. Watch out for old Google Web Alerts. Right now it is 11:27 am, Wed 20 Jan 2010. I subscribe to Google Web Alerts for news reports on keywords, i.e. Kordofan. Lately, I have noticed a steady stream of incoming Google Web Alerts pointing to old reports, many from last year. Here is a copy of an alert received this morning:
=== Google Web Alert for: kordofan ===Today, on visiting the link to blogs.ssrc.org, I noticed that the latest blog post at 'Making Sense of Sudan - Self-determination' was by Alex de Waal, posted on Wednesday, January 06, 2010, entitled The Forgotten Case of Hofrat an Nahas and filed under Making Sense of Sudan, Self-determination. The last comment at the blog post was posted on January 11, 2010.
Ambassador to Sudan Li Chengwen attend Dibeibate - Fu La Highway ...
January 6, 2009, the Sudanese government, held in South Kordofan State
Dibeibate - Fu La Highway Project groundbreaking ceremony. ...
Making Sense of Sudan » Self-determination
Last week President Omar al Bashir and the cabinet visited South Kordofan
State in the heart of the Nuba Mountains. While the residents welcomed this
So, I scrolled down the page and found the blog post that Google Web Alert had picked up on earlier today. The blog post by Noah Kodi, entitled The Road of Self-Determination: Where Does It Lead? was posted on Friday, May 29, 2009 and filed under Kordofan, Making Sense of Sudan, Self-determination. The last comment at the blog post was posted on June 05, 2009.
Re-read Alex's blog post re Hofrat an Nahas, and my blog post at Sudan Watch, May 30, 2006 re Interview with Dr Douglas H Johnson, expert on the Abyei Boundary Commission - Hofre Nahas area; part of Bahr El Ghazal transferred to Darfur in 1960