South Sudan was the world’s youngest country when it became independent from neighbouring Sudan in 2011 following decades of conflict.
Monthly Archives: august 2017
Whatever happened to East Africa’s oil boom?
Politics has been central to the progress, or lack thereof, in developing East Africa’s oil. And it will continue to be.
South Sudan should probe death of US reporter: rights group
The killing of an American journalist in South Sudan violates international humanitarian law and should be investigated, according to an international human rights group.
Cooperation between UN and local police in Wau reducing crime in protection sites
A new system of cooperation between United Nations and local police in the northeastern town of Wau is helping reduce crime and keep the community safe in the local Protection of Civilians site.
South Sudan Withdraws from Abyei Meeting in Addis Ababa
Sudan’s joint oversight committee on Abyei said South Sudan has withdrawn from a joint meeting in Addis Ababa which was supposed to be held on 17 August.
Japan’s Misadventure in South Sudan
How a Botched Peacekeeping Mission Is Undermining Abe.
S. Sudan president orders non-cooperation with regional forces
South Sudan president has ordered the army and security organs not to cooperate with the regional protection forces’ command, saying their actions could undermine the nation’s sovereignty.
South Sudan vows readiness to redesigning ties with United States
South Sudanese government pledged on Wednesday its readiness to redesign its bilateral relations with the people and the government of United States.
African mediators to meet SPLM-N al-Hilu for the first time
For the first time since the split of the group into factions, the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) will meet a delegation from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu (SPLM-N al-Hilu).
Sudan ‘must normalise relations with Israel, Palestine sold its own land’: Sudanese minister
Sudan’s minister of investment inspired controversy on Sunday when he called on Khartoum to normalise relations with Israel.