Blog Posts in South Sudan Independence

Posted by Marjon Momand on Jul 2, 2012

On June 28, the Africa Growth Initiative at Brookings invited a diverse array of prestigious activists and leaders from the U.S. and Africa, including Enough Project Co-founder John Prendergast, to discuss opportunities and obstacles for South Sudan as the country approaches its one-year anniversary of independence. While the panelists were cautiously optimistic about the progress Africa’s newest nation has made, many expressed concerns about South Sudan’s struggling economy and its remaining security challenges.

Posted by Laura Jones on Aug 12, 2011
Posted by Nenad Marinkovic on Aug 4, 2011

The economies of both Sudan and South Sudan rely heavily on income from oil revenues. Therefore post-split negotiations on transitional economic and financial issues mediated by African Union High-Level Implementation Panel, or AUHIP, have been largely focused on reaching an agreement on this burning issue.

Posted by Stefani Jones on Jul 18, 2011

There was a myriad of events in Washington last Thursday that focused on South Sudan’s newly-gained independence, all attempting to answer one question: Now what? The lineup of Sudan-focused events included a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing, a White House conference call, and panels at the United States Institute of Peace, or USIP, the Society for International Development, and the Heritage Foundation. While the panels and individuals represented different organizations and ends of the political spectrum, they all reached a strikingly similar chord on what was at stake in the two Sudans.

Posted by Enough Team on Jul 14, 2011

The independence of South Sudan has been a historical event not only for the country but for all of Africa. It has attracted worldwide media attention, and even some featuring our very own Enough Team, including Co-founder John Prendergast and Co-captain of the Darfur Dream Team Luol Deng, who have been on the ground in Juba. The following is an overview of recent, select media coverage that mention the Enough Project in Sudan.