Savo Heleta

Savo Heleta works on the South Sudan Executive Leadership Program. He is a PhD candidate in Development Studies at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa as well as the author of Not My Turn to Die: Memoirs of a Broken Childhood in Bosnia (AMACOM Books, 2008). Visit for more info. Savo can be reached at savo [at]


April 6, 2010

With April elections drawing near, Sudan is on edge. Will the elections be fairly implemented and the results be just? Or will election fraud and violence throw the country into chaos? Savo Heleta takes a look at the final stages of the country's Comprehensive Peace Agreement and other events playing into the complex elections, and makes some bold and dire predictions.