Africa

  • South Sudan artist Zahara Ali, whose stage name is Queen Zee, performs at the fundraiser for Abyei at Freedom Hall in Juba, October 2013.
  • A Ngok Dinka woman, who spent years in exile in the North, shows her happiness at being reunited with her family and friends in Abyei.
  • Peter Garang is joined on stage by fans at the Abyei fundraiser at Freedom Hall, Juba, October 2013.
  • A camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Abyei in Akong village in South Sudan. The IDPs want to return to Abyei to take part in a delayed referendum about the disputed area.
  • Duop Pur Doup whose songs were widely played during the South Sudan referendum campaign performs at the fundraiser for Abyei in Juba in October 2013. He and other artists will be going to Abyei later this week.
  • People from the Misseriya tribe of the Abyei oil region protest against the proposal of African Union (AU) mediator former South African president Thabko Mbeki for a referendum to decide whether the region belonged to Sudan or South Sudan, outside the Uni

South Sudan Musicians Raise Funds for Abyei

Published October 16, 2013


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