Southern Sudan will form newest African nation

February 7th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Southern Sudanese refugees are celebrating in Omaha. The official results are in, and a long-awaited vote for independence has been recognized.

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Sudanese vote in Omaha

January 14th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Thousands of Sudanese refugees came to Omaha to vote in a referendum for independence this week. Now, the waiting begins, and the question of whether their votes will be counted, and their voices heard will soon be known.

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Sudanese refugees begin voting Sunday in Omaha

January 7th, 2011

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Thousands of Sudanese refugees began heading to the polls Sunday, including one polling site in Omaha, to vote in a critical referendum. It’s meant to finally end a bloody civil war, but it could spark another.

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Sudanese voter drive kicks off peacefully in Omaha

November 16th, 2010

By Robyn Wisch, KVNO News

Omaha, NE – Voting registration got underway in Omaha Tuesday, Nov. 16 for a referendum in Sudan that’s been called a “defining moment” for that war-torn nation.

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Sudanese refugees can vote… in Omaha

November 15th, 2010

By Fred Knapp

Omaha, NE – Starting this week, Omaha will be one of the three cities in the United States where people from southern Sudan can register to vote in a referendum on their country’s future.

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