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Southern Sudan Referendum Results: Independence

Submitted by: Angela Stephens, USAID Africa Bureau Today it was announced that in a landslide vote nearly 99% of southern Sudanese voters opted to secede from Sudan.  The Government of Sudan has formally accepted the outcome, an important step in preserving peace in a region that has suffered through decades of war. But just weeks […]

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Voters Chose Secession for Southern Sudan, Provisional Referendum Results Show

Provisional results announced in Juba Sunday for the referendum on self-determination for southern Sudan indicate that southern Sudanese voted overwhelmingly to secede and form a new nation. Of more than 3.8 million votes cast, nearly 99 percent chose secession, and just over 1 percent chose unity with northern Sudan.

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USAID-Funded Center Tabulates Sudan Referendum Results

By Michael Eddy, Democracy and Governance Team Leader, USAID/Sudan JUBA—Here at the Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB) data center, staff are hard at work processing results forms of the votes cast in the referendum on southern Sudan’s self-determination, which concluded January 15 after seven days of voting.  Voters had two choices—unity with northern Sudan, or […]

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Celebrating Southern Sudanese Freedom to Determine Their Future

It has been an uplifting and moving week in Sudan, as we have witnessed the joy and resolve of millions of southern Sudanese as they exercise their right to vote in the referendum on self-determination promised to them in the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement, which ended more than 20 years of deadly and ruinous war […]

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Voting Begins in the Southern Sudan Referendum

On Sunday, voting began in the historic southern Sudan referendum. Read more >>

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Sudan Takes Another Step in Its Peace Process

USAID is assisting Sudan come to a peace agreement to adequately met the aspirations of their citizens. Read more >>

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Voter Registration for Referendum Completed in Sudan

As part of efforts to promote peace in Sudan, USAID is supporting a free and fair referendum process. Read more >>

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Voter Registration Begins for Sudan Referendum

Voter registration began today in Sudan for the landmark referendum on self-determination for southern Sudan. Read more >>

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USAID Delivers Materials for Southern Sudan Self-Determination Referendum

USAID and the United Nations handed over to the Southern Sudan Referendum Bureau (SSRB) in Juba on October 29 voter registration materials for southern Sudan's January 2011 self-determination referendum. From left: SSRB Chairman Justice Chan Reec Madut; SSRB member Dr. Achier Deng Akol; SSRB Head of Operations Dr. Woda Jermiah Odok; USAID/Sudan Deputy Mission Director Susan Fine. Photo Credit: Jesse Brown

One of the highlights of my trip to Sudanwas seeing all the work we do to help southern Sudan prepare for its historic referendum on self-determination. Read more >>

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