Sora - a female name from South Sudan, meaning revolution.
SORA - a revolution in global awareness. A revolution of knowledge

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After many decades of civil conflict, a peace deal between the warring factions in Sudan was signed in January 2005. The job of securing this peace and rebuilding the infrastructure in this large and complex country poses an enormous challenge to the country's leaders, its people and the international community. The articles reviewed in this section describe the efforts and challenges facing the various players in rebuilding Sudan and ensuring the peace.


Interview with John Garang on the Signing of the Peace Agreement, February 2005 (website)

In this audio-file interview with National Public Radio, Dr John Garang, former leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Army, spoke about his hopes for a peaceful future for Sudan following the historic peace agreement reached in 2005. As Vice-President in the new Sudanese Government of National Unity, he said he had hoped the new government would be able to end the widespread human rights abuses in the Darfur region of Sudan. The full interview is a 37 minute audio file.

Note: John Garang died in a helicopter crash in 2005 and was succeeded as leader of the SPLM by Salva Kiir.


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