Podcast / Africa 13 January 2011 The Referendum in Sudan As part of a peace deal signed in 2005, Southern Sudanese went to the polls this week to decide whether to secede from Sudan. Crisis Group’s African Union and Sudan Special Advisor Fouad Hikmat breaks down what’s at stake and explains what should happen when the voting ends. Share Facebook Twitter Email Linkedin Whatsapp Save Print In this podcast, Fouad Hikmat breaks down what’s at stake and explains what should happen when the voting ends. CRISIS GROUP Related Tags Sudan South Sudan More for you Q&A / Africa A Breakthrough in Sudan’s Impasse? Op-Ed / Africa The U.S. Must Raise the Stakes for Sudan’s Coup Leaders Up Next U.S. Congressional Testimony / Africa Sudan’s Imperilled Transition: Policy Recommendations for the U.S.