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Kofi Annan: Sudanese "excited about peace"

Voters in Southern Sudan have returned to polling stations for a second day in an independence referendum which is widely expected to result in the birth of the world's newest state.

Early turnout has not been as heavy as the first day of the week-long vote, but voters seem just as determined.

The poll was agreed as part of the 2005 deal that ended a two-decade civil war.

The BBC's Andrew Harding spoke to former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan about the the Sudan referendum.

  • 10 Jan 2011
  • From the section Africa
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