Focus on Southern Sudan: January Independence Referendum
Friday December 3rd, 12 PM—2 PM
Heritage Room, BSU Maxwell Library
Political boundaries in Africa could change again very soon, due to the independence referendum in Southern Sudan. Come learn about the important upcoming referendum in southern Sudan that will decide whether southern Sudan will become an independent country. “The future of Sudan is hanging in the balance,” Salva Kiir, president of southern Sudan .
Meanwhile, to learn more:
See the Washington Post article about the possibility that the vote will be delayed, a video from Al Jazeera English about preparations for the vote, and a second Al Jazeera video about fears of war in South Sudan.
Sponsored by the African Studies Program, BSU Chapter of Free the Children, African Student Association, and Middle Eastern Culture Connection Association.
Light refreshments will be served.