March 6, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE (AP) Growing up in east-central Africa, David Jal tended cattle and herded sheep and goats – a life not so different to parts of the rural Midwest, where he lives now. Continue Reading
March 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
George Clooney and his father were arrested Friday during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy, and the actor said he has asked President Barack Obama to engage China on stopping a humanitarian crisis in northern Africa. Continue Reading
January 29, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Militants apparently captured 29 Chinese workers after attacking a remote worksite in a volatile region of Sudan, and Sudanese forces were increasing security for Chinese projects and personnel there, China said today.
July 30, 2011 in INFORUM
>strong>Homeland’s independence something refugees thought would never come, and it brings possibility they can go home again.
FARGO Several dozen metro-area residents gathered Saturday to celebrate something many of them never thought they’d live to see.
June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
A United Nations team that traveled to the Nile River village 11 days after the April 23 killings saw more than two dozen corpses and said grass-roofed mud huts clearly contained many more bodies, but the toll of 254 dead civilians given by a local official has not been independently verified. Continue Reading
April 24, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
At least 115 people have died in violence between government forces and a rebel militia in Southern Sudan this week, an official said Sunday, raising concerns of southern instability ahead of the region’s independence declaration in July. Continue Reading
January 10, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Arab tribesmen accompanied by a northern Sudanese government-backed militia killed 20 policemen in the disputed region of Abyei, a southern military spokesman said today, raising concerns of violence as the south holds its independence referendum. Continue Reading