WorldViews: Sudan

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 01/10/2014

This depressing image sums up why things are so bad in South Sudan

A United Nations camp in the strife-torn country is dividing people by ethnicity.

By Max Fisher  |  01:11 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  South Sudan

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 01/06/2014

This map drives home how bad things are getting in South Sudan

Nearly 200,000 people have been displaced by only three weeks of fighting.

By Max Fisher  |  11:59 AM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maps, South Sudan

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 12/30/2013

9 questions about South Sudan you were too embarrassed to ask

Yes, the first question is “What is South Sudan?“

By Max Fisher  |  03:36 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013

The world’s newest country is already on the brink of civil war. Here’s how it happened.

How economics, demographics and history conspired to push South Sudan into ethnic conflict.

By Max Fisher  |  04:00 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  South Sudan

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 06/19/2013

Before-and-after satellite photos from Darfur show entire villages wiped off the map

Attacks by a government-linked militia leader destroyed 88 percent of buildings in the town of Abu Jeradil.

By Max Fisher  |  03:12 PM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Worrisome map shows billions of locusts pushing across North Africa

The bugs could devastate crops and threaten food security from Morocco to Saudi Arabia.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:29 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sudan

Posted at 12:56 PM ET, 11/08/2012

Climate change is making your coffee more expensive

Climate change in Ethiopia and South Sudan is making coffee rarer and more expensive.

By Olga Khazan  |  12:56 PM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  climate change, coffee, environment, ethiopia, Sudan

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 03/16/2012

George Clooney arrested as activist reportedly taken by security forces in Sudan over same cause

Khameis was reportedly taken by government forces from her home.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:27 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  George Clooney, Sudan, human rights

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 01/18/2012

Sudan facing possible famine, warns U.S. envoy

Half a million people could be affected.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:50 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Sudan, famine

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army: a primer

President Obama has authorized the deployment of about 100 U.S. combat forces to central Africa to assist in the fight against the notoriously savage Lord’s Resistance Army

By Elizabeth Flock  |  02:38 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Africa, Sudan, Uganda, Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony