Tuesday 17 September 2013 September 16, 2013 (KAMPALA) - A Japanese firm is set to lay down 2,000 kilometres of pipeline for oil exports from South Sudan and Uganda via Kenya. Tokyo Head Office of Toyota Tsusho.
Kyodo, a Japanese news agency reported last week (...)
Saturday 19 January 2013 By Tesfa Alem-Tekle
January18, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Airlines said on Friday that it had grounded its Boeing 787 Dreamliners after the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered a safety review of the aircraft. Ethiopian (...)
Saturday 31 August 2013 August 30, 2013 (JUBA) - The Japanese government has contributed US$1.934 million to help United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) provide food assistance to the most vulnerable people in South Sudan. A woman carries food items (...)
Wednesday 15 January 2014 By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
January 14, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The leaders of Japan and Ethiopia have urged South Sudan’s conflicting parties to withdraw all preconditions seen as obstacles to the ongoing peace process in the Ethiopian capital, (...)
Wednesday 22 February 2012 Wednesday 22, 2012 (JUBA/LONDON) - A British Court has ruled that an oil tanker carrying oil, which South Sudan claims was exported illegally by North Sudan, should be unloaded in Japan, shipping sources have told the Reuters news (...)
Monday 2 September 2013 September 1, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - A Khartoum-based Japanese diplomat has gone head to head with a Sudanese wrestler in a friendship wrestling match in the capital. Japanese diplomat Yasuhiro “Muro” Murotatsu takes on his Sudanese opponent (...)
Monday 9 March 2009 March 8, 2009 (TOKYO) — The Sudanese Vice-President and head of southern Sudan government, Salva Kiir mayardit will start a four day visit to Japan tomorrow, the Japanese foreign ministry said.
During his visit, Kiir will meet the (...)
Thursday 22 August 2013 August 21, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Japanese government signed an agreement with the World Food Programme (WFP) in Rome by which Tokyo will provide more than $3 million in food assistance to help it respond to food shortage and (...)
Tuesday 1 July 2008 June 30, 2008 (TOKYO) — Japan will send military personnel to Sudan to join U.N. peacekeeping operations in the country’s first military dispatch to the African nation, Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda said Monday.
Fukuda announced the move (...)
Monday 21 October 2013 October 20, 2013 (JUBA) – Water shortage in the South Sudan capital, Juba will soon be a thing of the past should Japanese aid arm (JICA) fully implements its $47.7m project. Tankers line up in Juba before water distribution (...)
Who was behind the killing of civilians in Bor?2014-04-22 06:50:43 By Peter Gai Manyuon
"A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death", from unknown author. (...)
Embracing victimhood to celebrate victimisation2014-04-22 06:28:12 By Juliana Bol
April 21, 2014 - It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in (...)
Sudan: No justice for protest killings2014-04-23 21:06:10 Human Rights WatchRelease Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces
(Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government (...)
SDFG mourn the loss of a Sudanese activist2014-04-20 09:02:39 The Sudan Democracy First Group mourns the loss of Osman Hummaida, a towering figure of the human rights movement in Sudan, and a tireless campaigner for democracy and peace in the country. Osman (...)