Sunday 16 September 2012 September 15, 2012 (RUMBEK) - South Sudan’s army on Saturday dismissed rebel claims that two groups of of disaffected soldiers have staged mutinies in Upper Nile State and in the Ramciel area of Lakes State, where the young nation (...)
Thursday 5 April 2012 April 5, 2012 (JUBA) – The survey for the proposed new capital of South Sudan, Ramciel, is expected to be completed within the next six months, reports the official in charge of the project.
South Sudan last year resolved to relocate (...)
Sunday 8 April 2012 April 8, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Vice President, Riek Machar, has visited the area of the countries proposed new capital, Ramciel, in Lakes State and inspected a number sites in the area.
On Friday Machar visited Guthum area within (...)
Saturday 24 March 2012 By Ngor Arol Garang
March 23, 2012, (JUBA) - South Sudan has secured funds to complete upgrades to Juba International Airport by the end of June, the country’s Deputy Transport Minister, Mayom Kuoc Malek said on Friday.
Malek said it (...)
Friday 10 August 2012 By Luka Biong Deng
August 10, 2012 —The politics of establishing capital cities in many countries shows complexities and sometimes acrimonious history, particularly for the countries that existed for a long time and with expanding (...)
Thursday 8 September 2011 September 7, 2011 (JUBA) – The President of the newly born Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayardit, has issued an order forming a ministerial committee to make the necessary preparations for the building of the new capital to be (...)
Wednesday 1 August 2012 July 31, 2012 (JUBA) – A convoy of vehicles carrying an inspection team of national ministers of South Sudan’s government arrived on Sunday at the site of the proposed new capital, Ramciel, as the government steps up the relocation (...)
Saturday 14 April 2012 By Bonifacio Taban Kuich
April 13, 2012 (BENTIU) - The construction of a road between the capital of Rumbek East County of Lakes State and Payinjiar County of Unity State will have a positive impact on security, community relations (...)
Wednesday 5 December 2012 By Matot Akech Matot
December 4, 2012 — South Sudan has just celebrated the first anniversary of our being a new country. After many years of terrible pain and suffering, we triumphed over our enemies. We fought bravely for so many (...)
Wednesday 28 September 2011 September 27, 2011 (JUBA) – The survey of the new capital city of South Sudan, Ramciel, will soon begin, according to the minister in charge of the planning for the building of the new city.
On Tuesday the committee chaired by the (...)
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