Historical moment in Sudan with the referendum on Southern Sudan’s independence and the opening this morning at 8am (GMT+3) of the polling centers. Almost 4 millions South Sudaneses (including 23’000 in Darfur) are going to vote. In El Fasher, thousands of South Sudaneses have already left in the last months and went back to their homes but 548 South Sudan are registered to vote.
09 January 2011: First voters at El Fasher polling center, North Darfur. Registred South Sudaneses have one week to voter for the referendum over South Sudan’s independence. [Click on the picture to enlarge it].