Most Shared Stories Tagged: Sudan

Lifestyle & Belief

Returning to Sudan

A refugee named Valentino Achak Deng returned from the U.S. to his home in Sudan. Deng built a school with proceeds from a book based on his life written by author Dave Eggers. The World's Jeb Sharp talks with Eggers and Deng about their friendship.

Conflict & Justice

Sudan peace deal in jeopardy

Aid agencies in Sudan today warned that the five-year-old peace deal between north and south Sudan could collapse. Reporter Alan Boswell finds out what's going wrong with the 2005 peace deal that ended a generation of conflict.

Politics

Violence in southern Sudan

Southern Sudan has seen a rise in tribal violence over the past twelve months. Many fear the clashes will increase as the country nears elections and a referendum vote on independence for the south. Kati Whitaker reports from southern Sudan.

Lifestyle & Belief

Jimmy Carter's global fight against Guinea worm takes him to South Sudan

A global campaign to eradicate Guinea worm disease is tantalizingly close to success. The parasitic infection, caused by a worm that can grow three feet long before it emerges from a patient’s body, now affects just a few thousand people per year. Almost all of the remaining cases are in Southern Sudan. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who has helped lead the campaign, went there in February. The World’s David Baron was there too.

Politics

Sudan elections

Sudan holds general elections on Sunday but there are concerns that the vote is going to be rigged. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with a reporter on the ground to find out how preparations are going.

Politics

Treating mental illness in Sudan

Traditionally, when people in Sudan suffer mental illness, they seek out exorcists and other spiritual healers. A number of patients are also seeing Western-style psychiatrists and psychologists. The result is a tense rapprochement. Hana Baba reports.