4 hrs ago
On the Move: Follow the adventures of an expat spouse
Leslie Sjurseth is no stranger to the expat life. Since 1982, she has accompanied her husband on several international work-related assignments.
13 hrs ago
SPLA rebels hopeful for another Kampala meet
Officials from the SPLA faction of Dr. Riek Machar are planning to return to Uganda to meet President Yoweri Museveni after an earlier mission aborted due to poor coordination, says the delegation's spokesman.
17 hrs ago
Free at Last Sudanese Christian who faced death flown to Italy
June 5, 2014: In this file image made from an undated video provided by Al Fajer, a Sudanese nongovernmental organization, Meriam Ibrahim breastfeeds her newborn baby girl as the NGO visits her in a room at a prison in Khartoum, Sudan.
18 hrs ago
The Daily Star
Christians face 'growing harassment' in post-breakup Sudan
KHARTOUM: Church properties have been bulldozed and seized in a climate of growing harassment of minority Christians in Islamist-run Sudan since the south's 2011 independence, its council of churches said.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Daily Star
No dream job: Khartoum's walking department store
A Sudanese street vendor sells windscreen wipers to motorists stuck in gridlock on one of central Khartoum's busiest road, on July 13, 2014 in the Sudanese capital.
Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan
Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Congressional hearing to focus on Christian woman stuck in Sudan
Members of Congress want to know why the Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for apostasy was overturned remains stuck in Sudan.
AU team won't shy away from investigating S. Sudan crimes: Obasanjo
July 21, 2014 The chairperson of the African Union Commission of inquiry in to South Sudan crimes said his team would not "shy away" from visiting areas most-affected by conflict in the country.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Sudan: Family of Sudan's Apostasy Woman Files a Lawsuit to Annul Her Marriage
The family of the Sudanese woman formerly accused of apostasy has filed another lawsuit to annul her marriage to her Christian husband.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Each side of Sudan's border, hunger worsens as conflicts rage
A girl and her brother sit in a cave shelter in Tess village in rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, May 2, 2012.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Flooding in: Red sea hotel occupancy goes up to 70% after EU lifts travel warning
Fifteen nations had issued similar warnings following the bombing of a tourist bus in the South Sinai resort of Taba.
Israel Resumes Attacks on Hamas After Palestinian Rocket Fire Continues Despite Ceasefire Talks
Only six hours after suspending airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza, the Israeli military announced Tuesday that it was resuming the military operation due to continuing rocket fire on Israel.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
South Sudan: 650 cholera cases in Upper Nile; food barges delayed
More than 650 people have caught the disease cholera in Upper Nile State of South Sudan, with 17 deaths confirmed.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
South Sudan leaders face sanctions
The European Union is imposing sanctions on two South Sudanese military leaders accused of obstructing the country's peace process.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Meriam Ibrahim Would Be 'Very Glad' to Meet Pope Francis
Meriam Ibrahim, the Catholic mother in Sudan who was sentenced to death for 'apostasy' and then freed, would be "very glad" to come to the Vatican and meet the Pope one day.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Sudan: Christian Woman Facing New Legal Challenge
The Sudanese Christian woman formerly accused of apostasy is facing a new legal challenge as prosecutor at east Khartoum police station refused to drop charges filed against her for forging identification documents.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Kenya Broadcasting Corporation
Integration of East African region now a reality, says Uhuru
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the integration of the East African countries was now a reality and there is no turning back on this dream.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
MSF team blocked in Darfur
President Robert Mugabe has reportedly vowed that whites will never be allowed to own land in Zimbabwe, saying the few remaining white farmers must go.
EastEssence.com Announces Its Contribution in the Field of Education Through Project DARFUR
Milpitas, CA July 3, 2014 - EastEssence takes pride in announcing 'Project DARFUR,' an initiative to enhance educational opportunities in Darfur, a region in Western Sudan.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Sudanese woman sentenced to death for marrying a Christian still blocked from traveling to U.S.
This Facebook page was created to publicize the plight of Meriam Ibrahim, a Sudanese women sentenced to death after marrying a Christian man.