• 6 Jul 2011

    Our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum has been to Panyang in Sudan where people have been telling her shocking stories of being bombed by their own government.

  • 5 Jul 2011

    From the Grand Hotel, Bentiu, Lindsey Hilsum blogs that South Sudan needs to harness the potential of its oil wealth if the new country is to realise its potential.

  • 5 Jul 2011

    International Editor Lindsey Hilsum blogs on a peculiar problem of a person’s worth in cows in southern Sudan.

  • 4 Jul 2011

    South Sudan will be born poor and troubled. People’s lives of aching poverty and hardship will not improve quickly. The danger of war, either with the north, or between southern Sudanese, is ever present.

  • 2 Jul 2011

    Lindsey Hilsum reports from south of the Nuba mountains, a disputed border region that is threatening to derail the peaceful separation of North and South Sudan.

  • 30 Jun 2011

    There’s plenty of cows, but no milk industry – Lindsey Hilsum, writing from the southern Sudanese capital, says it’s a sign of the problems Africa’s newest nation will face.

  • 31 May 2011

    It’s a grand vision – preventing wars by telling the world what’s going on. Could George Clooney be onto something or is it naive to think war can be stopped this way? The actor’s Satellite Sentinel Project sees UN experts examine commercial satellite imagery and checks them against reports on the ground from aid agencies, journalists and other sources. They have already produced some pretty amazing images from Sudan including tanks and apparently destroyed villages which can be viewed here.

  • 27 May 2011

    With uprisings sweeping the Middle East, and fugitive killers like Osama bin Laden and Ratko Mladic captured, this is a historic year. Lindsey Hilsum looks at the historic stories that are being missed.

  • 7 Jan 2011

    The charities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have all offered dire predictions about the outcome of the referendum in southern Sudan on secession from the north. But out International Editor Lindsey Hilsum believes there are grounds for optimism

  • 12 Apr 2010

    Presidential and parliamentary elections. Polls for state governors and state legislatures. Some by the first-past-the-post system, some by proportional representation, and don’t forget the women’s quota.

  • 23 Sep 2009

    Here’s an African love story. Adebe married her childhood sweetheart, Daniel, in Addis Ababa when she was 22. The trouble was, although Daniel was born in Ethiopia, he was of Eritrean stock, and when the two countries went to war, he was deported to Asmara, the Eritrean capital, where he was forced to join the…

  • 26 Mar 2009

    Sudan’s president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir must be on Red Bull – or maybe it just takes an indictment from the International Criminal Court to give you wings. Eritrea on Monday. Yesterday, embraced by President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo. Today, it was reported he was off to Ethiopia, before he actually turned up in Libya for…

  • 24 Mar 2009

    Make preparations,” the second-in-command of al-Qaida said today, “for a long guerrilla war, because the modern-day Crusade has bared its fangs at you.” Ayman al-Zawahiri was addressing President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan, indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague three weeks ago. I interviewed the ICC’s chief…

  • 4 Mar 2009

    I first met Omar al-Bashir, President of Sudan and – as of today – indicted war criminal, a few days after he seized power in 1989. Three journalists including myself managed to get to Khartoum within a day of the coup which had overthrown the government of Sadiq al-Mahdi. Our first stop was the presidential…