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Sudan resumes demarcation of north-South border


April 28, 2010 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese authorities have started the penultimate stage of North- South boundary demarcation, ahead of the expected referendum on southern Sudan self-determination.

The technical committee on the demarcation of 1956 boundaries between the Northern and Southern Sudan started Tuesday started the penultimate stage of its work: draw of border line on the ground, said the head of north south border demarcation committee Abdallah Al-Sadiq yesterday

In a press conference held yesterday at the premises of the committee in Khartoum, Al-Sadiq said they completed two phases: the collection and compilation of information, and the second was the description and drawing of boundary line on paper.

He further said the demarcation process which would terminate before the referendum of January 2011 involves aerial and ground surveys, followed by land-marking to match the map on paper onto the ground.

The Sudanese official called for support and cooperation from the people living near and along the border lines to enable the border delimitation teams to conclude the demarcating process efficiently and timely.

"We need assistances from all parties including local authorities and ordinary people at the border areas so the work goes on for successful completion at earliest before referendum," Abdallah, said.

The demarcation of North-South border is one of the pending issues that the CPA partners are grappling with. Observers fear a future war between the two signatories of 2005 agreement if they disagree on the boundary delimitation.

The SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum welcomed resumption of the north-South border demarcation process based on the January 1st, 1956 mapping. He further expressed wishes that the process would end at time.

However, he blamed the National Congress Party for delaying the process saying the later should have been completed five years ago.

Pagan Amum, Secretary General of the SPLM, told the press in Juba on Wednesday 28 that border demarcation should have been completed within the first six months of the CPA in 2005 but has been delayed unnecessarily for this long.


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  • 29 April 2010 07:44, by johnmaker

    That’s the good move.Keep it up.SPLM need to clear that out before referendum.Keep pushing Hon.Pagan you are our hope as southern.

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    • 29 April 2010 11:47, by sunny


      Thank you for valuing the unity of south. I am always unhappy when young people critize Machar because of his humble background and Kiir Because of the nature of his governance. They can advise but not to abuse.

      I am worry that south sudan will be Somalize by this group of devils after Referendum but lets, pray God that this does not happen.


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  • 29 April 2010 09:30, by babadit

    Demacating south sudan boundary is the begging of a Seperate country event without referandom, that is the only final steps toward a peaceful secession of the south.
    so southerners must get united

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    • 29 April 2010 10:09, by James

      Very good.Let the team do its work professionally.We dont want another war at the border.Ethiopians with their huge population thougt that they would grab Eriterian land & defeat it in seven days.HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA,it took Ethiopians with its huge popultion that is ten times the population of Eriteria two years to suffer the mother of all defeats just like Iraque.Be carefull dear quasi Arabs,’Zamen gua intah’.A policy taken from a position of strength has become obselete.

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      • 29 April 2010 11:34, by Atenymaker

        Dear Compatriots
        This is rather a very good move from the SPLM to urge the relctunt parties for the completion of the CPA implementation.

        Our land had been like a flowing flooting river where its shores gets wet and fall gradually till the nearby trees and houses got to run. I meant the so0 call arab are land grabbers known ever since. Last two weeks, Bagara were lining up at Kiir River trying to terify and propagate because they know very well that the current towns they are occupying are south ( Bahrelghazal) territory. There is no doubt that there should be war or lets call it tribal clashes over this demarcation. But we pray that the process be accomplished peacefully. Bagara had been our grave enemy. Now the sons are back from the NIF war, where will they go when they start tribal clashes. Their horses will find no way to pass. We shall punch their asses this time for grave revenge if they remind us the past.

        Here people are citing hatreds while they don’t know their destination. Calling upon impunity would not heal but reuin. Some comentors are agents of our common enemy pretending to be from any tribe in the south. This is how seeds of haterds are planted. But must of empty minded commentors rash and joint their race to help in carrying out their agenda when they don’t know what the point is. Please digest before you squander and rush against your bro.

        A man of facts.

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  • 29 April 2010 10:49, by Sudan virus

    Good move SPLM and NCP leaderships

    Bashir now seem to be paving way to fulfill his promises.

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    • 29 April 2010 11:36, by Ghor

      Yes, resumption of demarcation of the border is welcome. But first, what stopped it? president Bashir, we (southerners)don’t want rigging in demarcation of the border, it is a no compromise point. Yesterday, you went to your father Hussin Mubarek of Egypt to design another professional way of rigging 2011 refrandum because of Egypt interest over water of river Nile. Be careful, refrandum is not like election, it is the last Protocol in the CPA, so if you twist than no resilince. Please, weigh between your interests in south sudan as a separate country when we breakaway and the interest of your father in Egypt!


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      • 29 April 2010 11:59, by Dengtaath

        Is really very funny, some body is praising you the best friend and at the same time destroying your house, how silly is Dr.Riek Machar!
        The killing of three people of Unity state by Salva’s agent Taban Deng Gai is a big set back between Dinka and Nuer relationship. Taban killed Paulino Matip wife and child last year,again he did this simply because he want to restore power through back up of Salva, is more than Bulshit. my interest always is a unity between southern sudanese, but why would you smile to some body who does not value your smile?
        President Kiir neither condemn the killing nor acknowledging the violent made by Taban against Unity state citizens. There is no doubt that this country South sudan must one day resort in violence, you can not speculate about it.
        Salva is the most stupid leader on the earth.

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        • 29 April 2010 12:06, by Sudan virus

          Dentaath plze,

          Read the topic before you comment.

          Sudan is not for Dinka and Nuer only. I advise you to request the media expert to create you a separate web for you to talk on your tribal problems.

          you are fooling the people of Sudan on the net.

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          • 29 April 2010 12:21, by Kamula

            100% you are right my dear, let them stop they tribblism

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        • 29 April 2010 12:47, by Kamula

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          would have come up with CAMERON DIAZ . Then if I said ’no’ to her, you
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          The moral of this story is: Whenever a man lies, it is for a good and
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          That’s my story, and I must sticking to it.

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        • 30 April 2010 18:28, by Dengtaath

          Virus, if you are a Dinka, please I am not talking about Dinka but stupid leader Salva kiir. Taban killed three people in Unity state through order of the stupid president Salva simply to rstore Taban Deng Leadership. Though it will take them many years, am sure those three Nuer people they killed, Taban and Salva will one day face the revenge. Is hard to kill the nuer with out reveng.

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  • 29 April 2010 11:54, by Wiyual Wech Puk D. Payol.

    Oh!! the boundary of the north-south of sudan is known.the land of south is so large based on the boundary demarcation.the colour of the real African of southern sudan will determine where Arabs will be living.

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  • 29 April 2010 14:09, by Mounyjang

    Thank for NCP by resuming demarcation of North and South which was a remaining part in CPA.it is welcome and listening.
    if this article finish as soon as possible,then,people will embark on referendum preparation.

    let us support the committe morally.
    May God help you in all.

    SPLM Political Activist.
    Majok Akotdit.

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  • 1 May 2010 00:34, by julius mowanga

    I wounder, whether this demarcation is political,administrativly or socialy?????I hate to admit that,we are a loosing nation that ,the history will write us off it’s pages as a fallen nation.But what to do if our leaders are working in proxy of Uncle Sam,whose country is compromised of multi-ethnic,multi-religion and multi-cultural but all what he wants is to be divide us, to suck our mineral resources especially "The Oil".....and envoke us in a war that never end......God forbid.

    My wife is half Dinka,half Nuer...and me too.. Half Zande...Half Darfuri Tribe of Taaisha....and my kids are African-Canadian where would they belong to??

    I cry out Confederation...Confederation ..Confederation is the solution...yeah yo great nation on earth,Cushtics

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