Friday 28 November 2014
November 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The government of Switzerland has contributed an additional $523,013 to the Sudan Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan making the total Swiss contribution to (...)
Monday 9 February 2015
February 8, 2015 (WASHINGTON) – 62 clients associated with Sudan are keeping approximately $131 million in HSBC bank in Switzerland, according to a huge cache of leaked secret bank account files released.
The Swiss Leaks data (...)
Tuesday 14 May 2013
May 13, 2013 (JUBA) – Disgraced former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrived in South Sudan on Monday to open a new bank, marking a rare return to the financial world since his career was derailed by a (...)
Sunday 4 July 2004
BERN, Switzerland, July 04, 2004 (AP) — Switzerland will review its weapons exports to Sudan after a report claimed that Swiss companies had sold more than US$4 million of small arms to the war-torn African state in 2002.
A report (...)
Saturday 8 May 2004
BERN, Switzerland, May 07, 2004 (UPI) — The United Nations has requested an officer from historically neutral Switzerland for peacekeeping work in Sudan, Swiss newspaper Der Bund reports.
Switzerland has pursued a policy of careful (...)
Sunday 4 July 2004
GENEVA, July 04, 2004 (Swissinfo) — Switzerland exported small arms valued at $4.3 million (SFr5.3 million) to war-torn Sudan in 2002, according to a report presented to the United Nations.
The report, from Geneva’s Institute of (...)
Friday 1 August 2014
July 31, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan will organise an international conference against economic sanctions imposed on the country by the United Sates, the official news agency reported on Friday.
Washington imposed economic and trade (...)
Friday 31 January 2014
January 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Switzerland is ready to help Sudan manage its foreign debt issue and urging the international community, in its capacity as a member of the Paris Club, to offer debt relief to the East African nation. (...)
Friday 4 June 2004
By Anna Nelson
GENEVA, June 03, 2004 (swissinfo) — The Swiss foreign minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, has pledged SFr10 million in humanitarian assistance for Sudan’s war-ravaged Darfur region.
At a United Nations conference in Geneva on (...)
Wednesday 30 June 2004
GENEVA, June 29, 2004 (Swissinfo) — The Swiss foreign minister, Micheline Calmy-Rey, has called for a political solution to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region of western Sudan.
Calmy-Rey, who has just visited the (...)
Why rejecting creation of more states in South Sudan?2015-10-05 16:31:37
By Peter Gai Manyuon
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has unilaterally decreed expansion of the current Ten (10) states to 28 federal states in the country in an unexpected move announced on (...)
Who to benefit from the Somaliazation of South Sudan?2015-10-01 19:01:51
By Steve Paterno
The question above is becoming more prevalent now more than ever, with the "imposition of peace agreement", (to borrow Riek Machar's phrase), along with President Salva Kiir's (...)