Watching Sudan — referendum coming up

Posted: January 7, 2011 in Middle East, Oil
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With the upcoming vote in South Sudan on whether to split off and create their own country, I am watching the news with much interest. This is the largest country in Africa.

Follow the money. The wealth of that country is in the oil wells located in what may soon become part of the new South Sudan… if the North allows it, that is. We’ll see.

Here’s an interesting article about it, from Al Jazeera:
http://english.aljazeera.net/programmes/general/2011/01/201114134128217212.html
Here’s another, from the Christian Science Monitor:
http://www.csmonitor.com/World/Africa/2011/0106/Sudan-referendum-101

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