Wednesday 20 March 2013
March 18, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan languished at the lower end of the latest Human Development Index (HDI) published recently by the United Nations, ranking 171 out of 187 countries included world-wide.
While the ranking puts Sudan (...)
Thursday 3 January 2013
January 2, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The prices of basic food commodities have risen by more than 4% recently coinciding with a decision taken by the Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to raise the minimum wage. FILE - A man selling eggs (...)
Thursday 23 October 2014
October 22, 2014 (BOR) – Jonglei state employees, including striking teachers, will receive a 50 per cent housing allowance, according to the proposed 2014/15 budget.
Teachers in the government-controlled counties of Bor, Twic East and (...)
Monday 22 September 2014
September 21, 2014 (JUBA) – A well-developed private sector is vital to increasing employment opportunities in South Sudan, the head of the World Bank in the country, Nicola Pontara, said. Minister of finance and economic planning (...)
Thursday 18 September 2014
September 17, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Uganda’s prime minister Amama Mbabazi says many Ugandan nationals would be affected if the South Sudanese government goes ahead with plans to expel foreign workers.
Mbabazi said Ugandan workers had played (...)
Friday 26 July 2013
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
July 25, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) -The Ethiopian government has suspended issuing work visas to business migrants from Saudi Arabia, according to a source from the Ethiopian ministry of labour and social affairs.
Tuesday 11 June 2013
June 10,2013 (JUBA) - The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, Hilde F. Johnson said Monday that she cannot change global body’s policy of hiring contractors to protect UN buildings. Hilde Johnson, speaking to reporters in (...)
Tuesday 4 September 2012
September 3, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudanese staff working for the African Union – United Nations Mission ion Darfur (UNAMID) will stage a one-day strike on Wednesday, demanding to be paid in US dollars.
The move, which will include UNAMID (...)
Saturday 9 February 2013
February 8, 2013 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government on Friday resolved to absorb qualified returnees from Sudan and the Diaspora into civil service jobs.
Based on statistics presented at a cabinet meeting on Friday by the acting (...)
Sunday 26 October 2014
October 25, 2014 (BOR) – Teachers in South Sudan’s Jonglei state vowed on Saturday to prolong their sitting-down strike, until authorities address their grievances. The mayor of Bor town, Nhial Majak Nhial, in his office on 30 September (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)