Over 99% of Abyei's Dinka Ngok residents voted to join South Sudan in an unofficial referendum. Only 12 votes were cast to remain part of Sudan. Abyei sits on the border between Sudan and South Sudan. Due to a lack of consensus on who is eligible to vote, the vote has not officially been held. Arabic-speaking Misseriya tribe boycotted the vote.
Tarig Raheem, Mahmoud Siraj and Rania Ghandour were arrested yesterday, and released this morning at 3:30 a.m.
Reports of 10 kilograms of gold produced by Sahara Mining Co. upon the launch of national production.
Via Bashir Diary Facebook page