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February 17, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The United States is preparing a donor conference to support South Sudan to overcome the severe economic crisis the new nation has experienced since December 2011, said Princeton Lyman, US special envoy to the two Sudans.

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"We’re going to host a conference soon to bring together donors to ask, how do we adjust our programmes and mobilise resources to make sure South Sudan can weather this delay," Lyman said in statement to Al-Jazerra English published on Friday.

Khartoum and Juba failed to implement a cooperation agreement providing to allow the exportation of South Sudanese oil through Port Sudan on the Red Sea.

Juba hopes to export its oil through the Kenyan port of Lamu on the Indian Ocean after the construction of a pipeline in 2014. Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau told a cabinet meeting on Friday that the World Bank and African Development Bank agreed to fund the project.

The American envoy said the economic situation in South Sudan however requires a quick reaction.

"A collapse would be calamitous not only for South Sudan, but for the whole region", Lyman said to show the emergency of the situation.

The outgoing envoy further appeared pessimist over the resolution of the disputed issues between the two countries after the independence of South Sudan in July 2011.

"Both sides see the worst in each other’s conditions. I think right now the problem is with Khartoum’s definition with how to get its own security needs addressed", he said.

The envoy was alluding to Khartoum’s demand that Juba should disengage with the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) which fights against the Sudanese army in the Nuba Mountains area of South Kordofan and Blue Nile state.

American officials recently urged negotiations with the SPLM-N saying that Khartoum can resolve its security concern by negotiating with the rebels.

On Saturday 16 February, Sudanese president Omer Al-Bashir said that the two countries can resolve their differences under the African mediation if South Sudan implements the nine agreements he signed with president Salva Kiir on 27 September 2012.

Speaking at the summit of the Community of Sahel-Saharan (CEN-SAD) Summit held in the Chadian capital Ndjamena, Bashir reiterated his accusations that Juba harbours and supports Sudanese rebel groups.

He also charged Uganda of following Juba and harbouring "rebel elements" and Sudanese opposition adding it provides them with military training.

He urged the meeting to condemn these "acts of hostility and interference in the internal affairs of Member States".

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  • 17 February 2013 11:05, by Tong dut

    NO Donors should give money to south sudan,where is the 4 billion?
    Dinkas kiir and his rulling party SPLM.
    STOP THAT DONORS.
    Remove him first, then you help south Sudanese.

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    • 17 February 2013 12:35, by Majongdit

      Tong Dut,
      You must stay to live with this fact: you can not do anything about the Dinkas. Your generalization of the entire Dinka is absolutely absurd.

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      • 17 February 2013 13:50, by Ahmed Chol

        I love America to help our country and our people. We had money before. It went into the hands of few people. Only 75 people out of 8 million took $4 billion dollars. It is not a matter of just having money. It is how it’s used. How is America going to ensure that this donated money goes to the people. It will also create a foreign dependency situation for the whole country.

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        • 19 February 2013 15:47, by Costa

          Ahmed Chol, you made a point. The only condition for SS to be granted fund of any kind is to accept being treated like a child. The west has to monitor every single step of the execution plan and in turn deepen their nose into our internal affair and finally end up sucking more than they can give. What a mess.

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  • 17 February 2013 11:08, by kamal

    Good move SALVA KIIR

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    • 17 February 2013 11:18, by Tong dut

      Kamal @
      Dont think that donors will spoil money on south sudan, go now to custom, see how many dinkas sit beside rood with dollars?.
      Will you SEE any tribe among them?

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      • 17 February 2013 11:51, by kamal

        Mr Wang .The were not given money by the government to come and exchange along the roadsit .this are thieves who use to raid cattles and sold them for business

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  • 17 February 2013 11:37, by sammartin

    The idea is pretty good, but who will manage the money and how it will be controlled?
    link

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  • 17 February 2013 11:39, by Jalaby

    Mr. Lyman,
    It’s really good that you resigned and stepped down because you’re one of the reason why Sudan & S Sudan are in deadlock situation,you did nothing to resolve any problem other than being a biased and unfair mediator who always sees Sudan is wrong while knows the south is harboring and supporting SPLA-N and r the main issue!

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    • 17 February 2013 14:48, by panchol

      jalaby or Arab Mother Fucker.
      stop posting nonsense to this webpage. South Sudan has its geologists and meotrologists who are even capable of doing affairs of SS or even do what you call feasibility studies without Mudukuri. Hahahahhahahahahaha. your government always think of how South Sudan not overtake them. junubeen are junubeen of 1970s.

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      • 17 February 2013 15:05, by panchol

        continue.. Now South Sudan more graduates in different field of studies and the numbers are as follows:
        1.1,000 in different field USA
        2. 500 in different field Canada.
        3. 400 in different field UK
        4. 100,000 in different field East Africa
        5. 500 in different field Egypt
        and the list goes.

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  • 17 February 2013 11:46, by Jalaby

    Juba expressed hopes to export its oil through the Kenyan port of Lamu on the Indian Ocean after the construction of a pipeline in 2014. Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau told a cabinet meeting on Friday that the World Bank and African Development Bank agreed to fund the project.
    This is a completely another lie by Stephen Dhieu,

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    • 17 February 2013 11:53, by Jalaby

      When did the world Bank agree to fund it? where in the world that the World Bank had ever agreed to fund a project without seeing its feasibility study or its RFP (Request For Proposal)? When? if the pipeline to Kenya will be constructed by 2014 then at least the work should start right now but ironically you don’t have a vendor oil yet and you don’t have RFP either!!

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      • 17 February 2013 12:01, by Jalaby

        Go to the World Bank website and read about the conditions that the World Bank imposed over Chad in order to fund the Chad-Cameroon pipeline to prevent corruption and to ensure the oil money goes to poor people in Chad rather than corrupted ministers and that’s why they enforced Chad to deposit the oil money into an account that controlled by World Bank and be able to

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        • 17 February 2013 12:09, by Jalaby

          monitor its transactions and know how Chad is expending that money whether they’re abiding with their conditions or not? for instance, some of that money (5%) should go for supporting poor people,some of it for development,some of it as debt and interest,etc in other word, the World Bank is controlling the Chadian oil and Chad has a little to say about it!!

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          • 17 February 2013 12:16, by Jalaby

            So Mr. Stephen Dhieu, please go and sell your silly story to naive people only, you won’t find any customers here to buy it, I’m very sure you’ll find many buyers in the south and may be some ministers will be among them because the south is full of naive people no doubt!
            I’m very sure some intellectual people in the south are so desperate now and

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            • 17 February 2013 12:23, by Jalaby

              you left them with no choice but to believe you but how they can believe you while you always made up a poor story that can’t convince even a chimpanzee who is sitting up in the tree eating banana let alone a human being with a sophisticated brain!!

              Jalaby (Abo Jalabia)

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              • 17 February 2013 12:47, by Majongdit

                Jalaby,
                You appear so stupid in your attempt to pose as all-knowing...omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent. The damn 3.5 billion we lose to Sudan in the pipeline rent could be same amount we would pay to the WB. And we may pay in better terms. Rude, greedy and selfish neighbor...Go away, devil!

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                • 17 February 2013 13:03, by Jalaby

                  Majongdit,
                  No doubt you’re one of the naive people that I meant and one of Mr. Stephen Dau customer who is ready to buy his poor made up story!
                  Absolutely that $3.5 can build a pipeline to Kenya, why you didn’t advise your government in Juba to cancel that agreement with Khartoum?
                  Thieves are so lucky because south is full of naive ppl

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                  • 17 February 2013 13:17, by Majongdit

                    Jalaby,
                    The agreement with Khartoum is not anything anyone can call an ’agreement’. We shall have honored Khartoum so much had we informed Khartoum. That agreement was cancelled by al Beshir without informing South Sudan. The reverse is only now the case.

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              • 17 February 2013 12:50, by Tutbol

                Jalabia,
                You stated several times on this site that: your country doesn’t want S Sudan oil; that S Sudan is the one that often brought your down & made your country poor; that S Sudan doesn’t contribute anything to your country’s economy, that your country won’t allow S Sudan the use of pipeline & now here you are ranting, on hearing that S Sudan may get some financial lifeline from some...

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                • 17 February 2013 13:09, by Tutbol

                  ... Sympathetic financiers, who clearly see the needs to help S Sudan. By way, why do you let this news bother you since it will relieve your country claims that S Sudan was/is your biggest burden. We in the S Sudan on other hand; don’t want to have anything to do with you people in the N Sudan, for we know who you are the greatest scumbags the world have ever known!

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              • 17 February 2013 12:54, by Majongdit

                Jalaby,
                can you tell us something again in ’thok naath’? we know your media games and we know you are not an Arab. If I want to be an Arab, I’d soon be better than you...you know why? you don’t know!

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              • 17 February 2013 13:19, by Nibs

                Jallaba
                "All people in south are naive.." including your nuer father,who almost got poisoned after fu*king rotten stinging maggotty vagina of your Arab mother.FACTS;this idiot,jallaba,is a son of a nuer fellow,his mother is a very professional old slut,his elder brother who work in khartoum,is a gay and HIV/AIDS positive.

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                • 18 February 2013 05:36, by Jalaby

                  Nibs,
                  You’re damn liar,big liar otherwise prove to us that I said "All people in the south are naive.." where I said that? bring it here you liar if you could! you cut and paste something that I never said and you cited it to me!!
                  This is another lie added to your previous lie when you said " I said:South government will collapse in

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                  • 18 February 2013 05:40, by Jalaby

                    Oct 2012" and you failed to prove!
                    Don’t you feel shame of yourself when you cut and paste something that I never said and you attribute it to me?! what type of a liar person you’re?!! what a shameful person?!!

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              • 17 February 2013 13:21, by Nibs

                Jallaba
                "All people in south are naive.." including your nuer father,who almost got poisoned after fu*king rotten stinging maggotty vagina of your Arab mother.FACTS;this idiot,jallaba,is a son of a nuer fellow,his mother is a very professional old slut,his elder brother who work in khartoum,is a gay and HIV/AIDS positive.

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                • 17 February 2013 14:17, by Jalaby

                  Nibs,
                  No doubt, you’re the most idiot person I’ve ever known! so what’s the problem if I’m Nuer descendant?they’re the most clever and intellectual people and you know that,if Nuer people married from Arabs then you consider that crime you dude!!
                  Well,at least I know my father but who is your father?do you really know who is your father?

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                  • 17 February 2013 14:30, by Jalaby

                    Your slang and street language proves to me that you’re nothing but "Wad Al-Haram Adeel Keda"!
                    Only gays (Kodiana) people who talk bad like that, go gay boy (Amshy Ya Kodiana, Maras Kabeer)!!

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                    • 17 February 2013 15:04, by Nibs

                      Oops! I said FACTS and you proved me right! Honestly i have no problem with your nuer descend, nuer are our fellow countrymen but your mother!SLUT,is problematic.no wonder you inherited those disturbing characters from her.As for my ethicity,I’m dinka,both parents.if i tell you my family,you will surely conspire to kidnap me for ransom! What about your brother,AIDS victim?has he not die yet!

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                      • 17 February 2013 15:19, by master

                        Nibs
                        what all dinka equal
                        you are hypnotized
                        wake up slave and son of slave

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                        • 17 February 2013 15:35, by Nibs

                          Master,
                          What are you talking about? Primary school dropout! Your English is pathetic and incomphrensable.go and have sex with bashit.you are his gay partner with rotten anus!are you the 1st lady for republic of Sudan?

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              • 17 February 2013 15:42, by Panthou

                Idiot jalaby! What do you really know about the world bank policies? If Sudan failed to loan from the world bank doesn’t mean that south Sudan will fail. Take your gay president to the court he has allocated $9 billion in his bank account in Europe. Otherwise, go to hell single mom boy!

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    • 17 February 2013 12:03, by kamal

      Are you just after oil.last talk different things today

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    • 17 February 2013 22:55, by Pinyin Gatkuoth

      Jalaby your just barking like hungry Dog.
      If you are Jinubi who benefit for this news or destroyed our nation name, you will cries alot alot useless man.

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  • 17 February 2013 12:33, by master

    let fool donors pay to thieves and wait the outcome
    hahaaa
    all world knows they are dying except south sudanese
    nice sense

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    • 17 February 2013 12:50, by Majongdit

      master,
      what have you said here?
      why poke your nose into South Sudanese affairs?
      do you really care? why would you care?
      DEVIL!

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      • 17 February 2013 13:15, by master

        Majongdit
        the mess is your fate
        i know your maximum veiw not exceed tommrow and you could’t see you inevitable doom
        tomorrow you could cry very hard and to look for refugee camp in kenya
        SPLM oyeeeeeeee
        well done

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        • 17 February 2013 13:25, by Majongdit

          master,
          I would rather take up a gun and die in a battle rather than go on refuge.
          But master, why do you have to care if you are well of? Mess is our fate, not your fate. Doom is all our destiny. Anything all you can wish for us, but why do you care? Why does it worry you? Because you love us? hahahaha...there must be something else. and I think we know what it is!

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        • 17 February 2013 13:26, by Nibs

          Master
          Can you shut up! Gay and illiterate.your education is so little and dangerous.go and have good sex with bashit.

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          • 17 February 2013 17:44, by master

            Nibs
            you are homo
            we are muslims not like you and your master in the west whom legalized it and they could impose it in your poor country if they want and you can&t say signal word
            i prefer to deal with cow from south shit than to deal with gay like you
            you was slave of who when you were in khartoum

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  • 17 February 2013 14:06, by AUGUSTINO DENG

    As we are Southerners, and we have our own country which is the South,it is possible for us to fight for our own problems rather than other people to emerge in for help. We had been helped by so many donors back in the days, but this time is the time for us to work hard for the betterment of our country. It is useless to me if we rely on donors always. Shame on Salva Kiir.
    By Augustino Deng.

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    • 17 February 2013 17:52, by Peacocktail

      Augustino,
      We need ’fund’Development, why hate on Pres.Salva Kiir for nothing, Countries like Uganda and Zimbawe depend on Donors Good will for Development, Salva Kiir can’t move while you are bucking in the media for development.There are no modern Roads for investment in the New Nation,The Commanders he is removing,robbed the Country, a big Change is in now,We should support his Government now.

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    • 17 February 2013 21:45, by ViVa Sudan

      Long last i found one man who is telling haalf of the fact i appreciate you Augstino for ur courage but hey ya need to fight the ignorants rotten thieves who stollen 4 blns form the wealth of ppl ..

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  • 17 February 2013 14:38, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Is good to hear the word donation but my country is fool, and frequent corruption are country the first generation affected by civel war are most greedy people.
    I don’t truse that funds, it will be base in personal account. No development will be made for that funds absoltely.

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    • 17 February 2013 16:14, by william mawien

      El bashir is in trouble
      no money in sudan nowadays
      no hope
      no vision
      useless country depend on south sudan

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      • 17 February 2013 17:39, by Peacocktail

        WILLIAM M,
        Let her collapse, Sudan betray the friendly living,denied her citizens rights and starting killing them in the of Rebellion. break up the big country into naive states( South Sudan), Soon Darfur shall declare State, Nuba and Blue shall break up to be governed by International Laws, Sudan is on dead row.Wars had no things then betraying and feeding up your economics. LET HER COLLAPSE.

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    • 17 February 2013 17:32, by Peacocktail

      US IS REAL FRIEND TO NEW NATION,SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT IN SOUTH SUDAN IS BIG CHALLENGE.SUPPORT THE NATION, RECONSTRUCTION MUCH IMPORTANT FOR THE UPCOMING GENERATION NOT ’SALVA KIIR’PERSONAL WELFARE.
      THERE ARE SOME FRIENDS HERE IN THE ST WHO HAD NEGATIVE VIEWS ON DEVELOPING SOUTH SUDAN WHY?PLEASE VISIT THE LUKA BOING ARTICLE’CURSE OF LIBERATOR’WE DON’T READ AND JUMP UP WITH NONSENSE-HATRED.

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  • 17 February 2013 17:03, by SS Star

    Now is time RSS economy should be boosted against eventual collapse. RSS has proven oil reserve against which it can request "cash advances", while it work for a conclusive solutions with Sudan. RSS is growing into a state by learning from crisis management, and hence it is better off now managing its little resources than before imposition of austerity measures. Surely donors note that

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  • 17 February 2013 21:04, by Newman

    The major problem with my fellow Southerness is accepting the reality of issues that are affecting them directly and indirectly. It’s a policy in South to defy any problem eventhough one they share responsibility of its. And with that kinds of an approach you cannot achieve a successful state. I still having diffulties pronounce its as State of South. So with that peoples like Jallaby,n more right

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