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Ethiopia and South Sudan agree to construct oil route

February 24, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA/JUBA) - President Salva Kiir and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have agreed to build a road linking the two countries enabling South Sudan to export its oil to the landlocked Ethiopia. President Kiir arrived (...)

Bashir directs to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir, Thursday, has directed his government to provide the necessary support and to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and relief supplies to the needy civilian in the (...)

Czech FM visits Sudan seeking release of jailed filmmaker

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek will visit Khartoum next Sunday for talks on bilateral relations. Also, he is expected to seek a presidential pardon for a journalist sentenced to life in prison last (...)

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Peacekeepers foil attempt to abduct IDPs in Bentiu camp

February 24, 2017 (JUBA) - Uniformed soldiers attempted to seize a number of internally displaced people near a United Nations Protection of Civilians site in Bentiu Thursday evening, UN said (...)

Ethiopia and South Sudan agree to construct oil route

February 24, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA/JUBA) - President Salva Kiir and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have agreed to build a road linking the two countries enabling South Sudan to export its oil to (...)

bullet Friday 24 February 2017
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$4.4 billion required to prevent famine, says U.N chief

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) - The United Nations needs at least $4.4 billion by the end of next month to prevent "a catastrophe" of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, its (...)

Kiir implementing reservations, not peace accord: Garang

February 23, 2017 (JUBA) - The widow of John Garang, the founder of South Sudan's ruling party (SPLM) has said the peace deal, which was signed in 2015 to end more than three years conflict has (...)

Bashir directs to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir, Thursday, has directed his government to provide the necessary support and to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and (...)

Guterres appoints new commander for Abyei force

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday appointed an Ethiopian general as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (...)

South Sudan president in Ethiopia for security talks

February 23, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for talks on the implementation of border control and security cooperation deal signed (...)

Czech FM visits Sudan seeking release of jailed filmmaker

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek will visit Khartoum next Sunday for talks on bilateral relations. Also, he is expected to seek a presidential pardon for a (...)

bullet Thursday 23 February 2017
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SPLM-N announces end of South Kordofan clashes

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan people's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) announced the end of recent clashes in South Kordofan with the Sudanese army but pointed to the continued (...)

EU announces €82m in emergency aid as famine hits South Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) - The European Commission has announced an emergency aid worth €82 million in the wake of the declaration of famine outbreak in South Sudan. European flags are seen (...)

Former S. Sudan state governor forms new political party

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) - A former state governor has split from South Sudan's ruling party faction (SPLM) allied to President Salva Kiir and formed a new political entity. A political parties (...)

U.S. “gravely concerned” about famine in South Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The United States expressed “grave concern” over the situation in South Sudan, days after three United Nations agencies declared famine in parts of the war-torn nation. A (...)

S. Sudan peace monitors applaud national dialogue initiative

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), which oversees implementation of South Sudan’s peace deal, has commended President Salva Kiir for widening the (...)

UN expert urges Sudan to release civil society activists

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - UN independent expert on human rights Aristide Nononsi Wednesday has called on the Sudanese government to release civil society activists put under arbitrary arrest (...)

Ex-U.S administration wanted regime change in S. Sudan: Kiir

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said his government has evidence that the United States administration under former President Barrack Obama wanted regime change in (...)

Egypt provides South Sudan with arms and ammunition: al-Bashir

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has ruled out the direct involvement of the Egyptian arm in South Sudan's conflict but said Cairo provided President Salva Kiir (...)

U.N chief pledges to support "inclusive" dialogue in S. Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) - The head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer said the world’s body would support an inclusive dialogue process, involving all (...)

bullet Wednesday 22 February 2017
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European MP, Sudanese lawmakers discuss human rights situation

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A member of the European Parliament (EP), Barbara Lochbihler, Tuesday held a meeting with the Sudanese MPs in Khartoum and discussed human rights situation and (...)

IOM relocates 6,000 IDPs to ease overcrowding in S. Sudan town

February 21, 2017 (WAU) - The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it is improving the living conditions for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the crowded protection of (...)

Ethiopia and Sudan vow to enhance border cooperation

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 22, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia and neighboring Sudan signed multiple agreements to further boost up cooperation on a range of development activities, Ethiopia's (...)

Kiir says national dialogue "not meant to consolidate power"

February 21, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has said the national dialogue he declared last year was not meant to consolidate his grip on to power. President Salva Kiir speaks (...)

Darfur group joins Sudan’s national dialogue document

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Darfur rebel group, Sudan Liberation Movement for Peace and Development (SLM-PD) led by Al-Sadiq Abdel-Karim (aka Foka) on Tuesday has signed the National Dialogue (...)

South Sudan president sacks state-owned oil company boss

February 21, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has sacked the head of the state-owned oil company (Nilepet), barely two years after he was appointed. The newly appointed Nilepet (...)

Eritrean official denies arrest of journalists

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Eritrean News Agency (ENA) Tuesday has denied the imprisonment of Eritrean journalists working for the state-run media and accused opposition groups of (...)

Sudanese army, SPLM-N trade accusations over renewed fighting in S. Kordofan

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese army and Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) on Tuesday have exchanged accusations over ceasefire violation in South Kordofan state. Sudanese (...)

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Sudanese army attacks SPLM-N positions in South Kordofan: rebels say

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) has accused the Sudanese government forces of attacking its position in Kadugli area in South Kordofan state. (...)

Calls to investigate crimes committed in S. Sudan intensifies

February 20, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - The United Nations Human Rights office has called for an independent body to investigate crimes committed during the more than three-year conflict in South (...)

UN allocates $21 million to Sudan Humanitarian Fund

February 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations has contributed $21 million to the 2017 Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan. In a statement (...)

Relatives decry "unlawful" detention of S. Sudan Chief Justice’s aide

February 21, 2017 (JUBA) – A relative of Thomas Gama, an aide to South Sudan’s Chief Justice Chan Reec Madut, has strongly condemned his unlawful detention, calling for his immediate release. (...)

Suspected Cholera cases rise in Jonglei state

February 20, 2017 (BOR) - Suspected Cholera cases have continued to rise in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, while spreading widely across communities living along the River Nile, health officials (...)




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Wedding in Juba - How can you tell if a bridegroom works for Nilepet? 2017-02-24 05:25:41 By Deng Kiir Akok The Nile Petroleum Corporation is a national Oil and Gas Corporation, which engages in oil exploration, production and marketing. Famous for its abbreviation Nilepet has been a (...)

Bashir’s congratulation for Trump remains double-edged sword 2017-02-21 08:47:41 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This is a note to the readers of this article about my use of the phrase double-edged sword. It means that Omar al-Bashir’s Speedy congratulation offer to Donald Trump (...)

South Sudan: Why ’NO’ for peace and ’YES’ for war 2017-02-20 20:45:12 By Tor Madira Machier The region and the International community has been on a campaign in a bid to end the civil war in South Sudan right after its inception in December 2013, yet the very (...)


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