James Copnall

Type: Person
Name: James Copnall
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan the world's most fragile state

The Independent NGO Fund for Peace says the world's newest nation, South Sudan, has now displaced Somalia as the world's most fragile state. South Sudan only became a nation three years ago, after winning a long and bloody war against the Khartoum-based ... [Published ABC Online - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The world's youngest country turns three — but there's not much to celebrate

Three years ago this month, a new country was born in Africa. South Sudan was to be a beacon of hope for the South Sudanese people after decades of civil war with northern Sudan. It didn't turn out quite that way.Player utilitiesSince last December, South ... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

BBC News - South Sudan economy in fragile state as famine looms

South Sudan, which recently celebrated three years as an independent country, is oil rich and fertile.Yet its economy teeters on the edge of an abyss due to falling oil production, lack of investment, corruption and civil war.As oil reserves dwindle, ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: South Sudan economy 'in intensive care' as famine looms

Source: British Broadcasting CorporationCountry: South Sudan By James Copnall BBC South Sudan analyst At night, the glow from the lights of the oil installations in Paloich cuts through many miles of undeveloped South Sudanese countryside. During the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

A Look At The Legacy Of Sudan's President

As the world’s newest country turns three, aid agencies are warning of a growing humanitarian crisis, with four-million people in danger of facing food shortages. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan after decades of fighting against the government ... [Published WNYC - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dartington Ways With Words festival's spotlight on war

NEW BOOK: Former war correspondent Kate AdieComments (0)THOUSANDs of people will travel to Dartington Hall for the Ways With Words festival and immerse themselves in 10 days of talks and workshops from more than 100 writers, politicians, journalists, ... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Has Meriam Ibrahim been Freed for Good This Time?

Carrie Dedrick, Editor, ChristianHeadlines.comSudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim has been released from authorities for a second time reports Christian Today . Ibrahim, who was formerly condemned to the death sentence for apostasy, had charges dropped ... [Published KPDQ-FM - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meriam Ibrahim re-released

Latest reports suggest that the Christian Sudanese mother-of-two who was sentenced to death for apostasy, released, and then detained at the airport yesterday, has been freed once more.Meriam Ibrahim was sentenced to 100 lashes and death by hanging on ... [Published Christian Today - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Rage And Refuge On Ethiopia-South Sudan Border

BUREBIEY —  Six months ago, the brown water of the Baro River was flowing peacefully between South Sudan and Ethiopia, and the town of Burebiey was just another dot on the map in western Ethiopia.But now, we are standing at a key crossing point for refugees ... [Published Worldcrunch - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sudan death sentence woman 'freed'

Meriam Ibrahim gave birth to a baby daughter in prisonA Sudanese woman sentenced to death for abandoning her Islamic faith has been freed from jail, her lawyer has told the BBC.Meriam Ibrahim's death penalty was overturned by an appeal court, the official ... [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bitter, Incomplete Divorce Blamed For South Sudan's Fighting

What happened after Africa's biggest country split in two? Renee Montagne talks to James Copnall about his book, A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan's Bitter and Incomplete Divorce. ... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Another deal, but South Sudan far from peace

Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: South Sudan 06/12/2014 03:32 GMT by Peter MARTELL NAIROBI, June 12, 2014 (AFP) - South Sudan's warring leaders have agreed another deal aimed at ending six months of civil war but even if this one holds, analysts ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 12 2014]

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"Almost all of [South Sudan's leaders] are former rebel leaders, people more used to commanding troops than running a country," Copnall says. "in south sudan, the liberation curse struck very ferociously."
"south sudan is caught in a familiar trap. the men who have committed atrocities are not willing to be tried for their crimes, yet they are the only ones who can agree to waive their de facto impunity" Copnall added

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South Sudan the world's most fragile state [Published ABC Online - Jul 14 2014]
The world's youngest country turns three — but ... [Published Public Radio International - Jul 11 2014]
BBC News - South Sudan economy in fragile state... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 11 2014]
South Sudan: South Sudan economy 'in intensive ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
A Look At The Legacy Of Sudan's President [Published WNYC - Jul 09 2014]
Dartington Ways With Words festival's spotlight... [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 03 2014]
Has Meriam Ibrahim been Freed for Good This Time? [Published KPDQ-FM - Jun 26 2014]
Rage And Refuge On Ethiopia-South Sudan Border [Published Worldcrunch - Jun 25 2014]
Meriam Ibrahim re-released [Published Christian Today - Jun 25 2014]
Meriam Ibrahim: Another victim of Sudan’s disre... [Published Daily Maverick - Jun 24 2014]
Sudan Death Row Woman ‘Re-Arrested’ [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Jun 24 2014]
Sudan death sentence woman 'freed' [Published Perspicacious.co.uk - Jun 23 2014]
Bitter, Incomplete Divorce Blamed For South Sud... [Published KUNC 91.5 FM - Jun 18 2014]
South Sudan: Another deal, but South Sudan far ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 12 2014]
South Sudan: Bentiu atrocity will not be the la... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 23 2014]
The Week’s Most Interesting Reads [Published Eunomia - Apr 04 2014]
Witness to the painful birth of a nation [Published FT.com - Africa - Mar 30 2014]
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South Sudan: South Sudan economy 'in intensive ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Source: British Broadcasting CorporationCountry: South Sudan By James Copnall BBC South Sudan analyst At night, the glow from the lights of the oil installations in Paloich cuts through many miles of undeveloped South Sudanese countryside. During the ...
South Sudan: Another deal, but South Sudan far ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 12 2014]
Source: Agence France-PresseCountry: South Sudan 06/12/2014 03:32 GMT by Peter MARTELL NAIROBI, June 12, 2014 (AFP) - South Sudan's warring leaders have agreed another deal aimed at ending six months of civil war but even if this one holds, analysts ...
The Week’s Most Interesting Reads [Published Eunomia - Apr 04 2014]
How La Follette became an anti-imperialist . Andrew Bacevich reviews Richard Drake’s The Education of an Anti-Imperialist: Robert La Follette and U.S. Expansionism in the current issue of TAC. The advantages of neutrality . Josh Cohen makes ...
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