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Into the promised, separate land

Sudan needs more support than ever, as it seems likely to be divided, says Ian Woodward

VISITORS to Juba, the capital of Southern Sudan, over the past few months have become familiar with the huge electronic clock at the round­about on the road from the airport. It was counting down, some­what erratically, the days, hours, and minutes until the referendum enabling the Southern Sudanese to choose whether they wanted to stay united with the North, or secede and become an independent country (News, 14 ...

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Thu 28 Apr 16 @ 18:49
Don't miss tomorrow's Church Times - including our interview with Dame Judi Dench: https://t.co/K9AD36UNNT https://t.co/rUQpnHMAZo

Thu 28 Apr 16 @ 14:05
Hillsborough: ‘truth is finally revealed; now for justice’ https://t.co/vgWSppydiF