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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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Witnessing History in Southern Sudan

Juba, Sudan—One of the most inspiring and humbling parts of observing the referendum on southern Sudan’s self-determination was being in the room at a referendum center as votes were counted the night polling ended. At the center where I observed, Lologo Center in Juba, five Sudanese poll workers, five Sudanese domestic observers, and four USAID […]

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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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Picture of the Week: Afghan Women Participate in Elections

Photo Credit: USAID/Afghanistan, Courtney Body

Afghan women in Kabul proudly show their blue fingers as evidence of their vote in the 2010 Parliamentary Elections. Read more >>

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USAID/Zimbabwe Unveils Audio and Voting Equipment to Support Good Governance at Parliament

USAID has had a long standing relationship with the Parliament of Zimbabwe. Read more >>

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