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Art in Sudan: Photographer Rashid Mahdi

A few days ago, we went to see a collective exhibition in Paris: “Photographies soudanaises” (Sudanese photographs). The gallery Clémentine de la Féronnière brought together, thanks to the Elnour collective founded by Claude Iverné in 2003, photographs by Rashid Mahdi but also by Richard Lokiden Wani, Gadalla Gubara, Madani Gahory, Osman Hamid Khalifa and Ahmed Omar Addow amongst others. Max Dana appreciates a lot the work done by ...


Darfur Peace Song by Sudanese singer Omar Ihsas

“The new era” (Alahd Aljadeed) is a song promoting peace in Darfur by the Sudanese singer Omar Ihsas and sponsored by UNAMID. Omar Ihsas, born and raised in Nyala (the capital of South Darfur),  is one of the most respected singers and composers of Darfur. He is a committed artist, singing for peace in the camps in Darfur. He once said “the multi-cultural nature of Darfur’s music holds the key to resolving the conflict“. The ...


The 2011 Ibrahim Index and Ibrahim Prize

Established in 2006, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation supports good governance and great leadership in Africa. It was founded by Dr. Mohamed “Mo” Ibrahim who was born in Sudan of Nubian heritage. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation encourages better governance in Africa, and the Mo Ibrahim Index evaluates nations’ performance. The Ibrahim Index of African GovernanceA comprehensive assessment of African countries according to the quality of their ...


A Rally for Regime Change in Sudan in New York

Stop Genocide Now organizes a Rally for Regime Change in Sudan in New York on September 16, 2011, 1-4pm, Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, East 47th Street. As you may already know if you read En Route to Sudan, destructive military action against Blue Nile State as well as in Darfur are still going on.  From SGN: The Sudanese marginalized movements and organizations representing the marginalized areas of the Nuba Mountains, Darfur, Blue Nile, Abyei, Beja, and ...


Friday Digest: South Sudan, Murdoch, Karzai

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Render unto southern Sudanese that which is theirs

A few days ago, the global community celebrated the independence of the Republic of South Sudan. We cover the news and events about Sudan as often as possible, inspired by the commitment by Max Dana into raising awareness about Darfur and other part of Sudan. Max wrote about the celebrated day and she made some very interesting points. You can also read this post on Max Dana’s Blog and send you comments there.   South Sudan has gained its ...


Friday Digest: Hu Jia, Gay rights, Michelle Yeoh

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. Gay ...


Friday Digest: Van Gogh, Ai Weiwei, Ban Ki-moon

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


Sunday Roundup on Sudan and South Kordofan

Sunday Roundup is a rendezvous on Max Dana’s Blog. It sounds like our weekly Friday Digest which Max said it inspired her but we have to admit her news roundup is far more detailed than ours! You can also read this post on Max Dana’s Blog. When will international community take action? This is the question asked on Twitter by Susan Morgan, co-founder and the Director of Communications for Investors Against Genocide (I mention them here). ...


Sunday Roundup: Bahrain, Sudan, Physics…

Sunday Roundup is a rendezvous on Max Dana’s Blog. It sounds like our weekly Friday Digest which Max said it inspired her but we have to admit her news roundup is far more detailed than ours! You can also read this post on Max Dana’s Blog. The Bahrain Grand Prix will not go ahead. Many concerned people such as #Nicholas Kristof and Kenneth Roth tweeted this week about the upcoming Formula One Grand Prix expected to take place next October ...






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