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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Friday 5 September 2014
September 4, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Japanese Agency for International Cooperation (JICA) announced on Thursday that five Sudanese have been awarded scholarships to study for a masters degree in Japan.
The participants will also (...)
Friday 1 June 2012
May 31, 2012 (KHARTOUM) — Sudan’s Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC) has ordered seven foreign aid groups to suspend their humanitarian activities in eastern Sudan following the findings of an assessment study reporting infractions they (...)
Sunday 2 June 2013
June 1, 2013 (JUBA) - South Sudan said Japanese Toyota Company has accepted to construct an alternative oil pipeline from the landlocked nation to the Kenyan Port of Lamu. President Salva Kiir and the delegation meeting the Toyota team (...)
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 (...)
Saturday 30 June 2012
By Julius N. Uma
June 29, 2012 (JUBA) - The Japanese government has extended a grant of 4.1bn yen ($52m) to cater for three infrastructure projects in South Sudan, namely improvement of Juba River Port, water supply systems and the (...)
Monday 15 December 2014
December 14, 2014 (JUBA) – Japan will resume its development aid to South Sudan following suspension of its bilateral cooperation at the height of the conflict in the new nation, a diplomat disclosed.
Ambassador Takeshi Akamatsu said (...)
Tuesday 10 March 2009
March 9, 2009 (TOKYO) – The Sudanese First Vice-President has cancelled his trip to Japan where he was expected to attend a meeting on Africa security and meet government officials.
In a press statement issued today, the Japanese (...)
The Berlin Meeting: What’s at stake?2015-02-25 11:33:06
By the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG)
Between 25 and 27 February, Berlin will become the hub for the Sudanese unarmed and armed opposition, invited by the German Foreign Ministry and the (...)
Can a democratic government extend its own life?2015-02-23 07:32:25
By Dr Lam Akol
Last Thursday, the government tabled before parliament an amendment bill in order to amend the Constitution for the Government to extend its life for two more years. In a (...)
Press Release from the SPLM/A (IO) in Uganda2015-02-11 09:39:09
February 10, 2015
1. The office of the SPLM/A (IO) and the presence of its diplomatic representation that was established under the Kampala outcome of the 21st August 2014 is operational and has (...)