Wednesday 17 December 2014
December 16, 2014 (JUBA) – United Nations Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) announced on Tuesday that agencies will need 1.8 billion to respond to South Sudan’s humanitarian needs next year. UN Humanitarian (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 22 August 2012
August 21, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s vice president, Riek Machar, has called on all the stakeholders in the country to identify and address issues that make the country one of the most fragile states in the world.
South Sudan is one (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 13 October 2013
October 12, 2013 (JUBA) – The Tunisian-based African Development Bank (AfDB) has set aside $10m to help create an efficient public financial management system in South Sudan, Jeremiah Mutonga, its resident representative said.
Monday 16 September 2013
September 15, 2013 (JUBA) – The United Nations humanitarian coordinator for South Sudan has embarked on a tour to draw world attention to the humanitarian challenges in the new nation. UN Humanitarian Coordinator for South Sudan Toby (...)
Sunday 26 October 2003
NAIVASHA, Kenya, Oct 23 (AFP) — Norway on Sunday announced plans to host a donor conference for the reconstruction of Sudan if a peace deal is reached to end 20 years of war there, an event many expect before the year is out.
"We are (...)
Friday 26 September 2014
September 25, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s government on Thursday pledged its commitment to build and strengthen the capacity of its workforce, stressing it would do all that was required to stimulate effective production.
Hellen Achiro, (...)
Thursday 1 May 2014
April 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The World Bank’s (WB) country director for Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, Bella Bird, said that half of Sudan’s population is living below the poverty line and noted that the percentage of poor people in the (...)
Sunday 1 December 2013
By Nhial T. Tutlam
November 30, 2013 - As we commemorate World AIDS Day and with just a little over a year left until 2015, the year by which countries are expected to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), now (...)
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. (...)