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 (...)
Tuesday 18 February 2014
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 17, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) - An Ethiopian co-pilot on Monday sought asylum in Switzerland after he hijacked an Ethiopian Airlines passenger plane en route from Addis Ababa to Rome via Khartoum. Swiss police (...)
Friday 23 November 2012
November 22, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - The fourth European Film Festival in Sudan was launched in Khartoum on Tuesday by Sudan’s Minister of Culture and Information, Ahmed Bilal Osman at the offices of the European Union Delegation.
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
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 (...)
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 (...)
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 (...)
Sunday 17 June 2012
The Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan 2011 - An Expert View from the OutsideStudy on Transitional Constitution of the Republic of South Sudan
This study of the Transitional Constitution of (...)
Monday 15 July 2013
July 14, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese authorities have prevented representatives of opposition parties from travelling to Geneva on Sunday to attend a meeting with Sudan’s rebel groups to discuss peaceful solutions for the conflicts in (...)
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. (...)