Thursday 1 March 2012
(Updates with reaction from UNMISS to what was reported on state media)
February 29, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir on Wednesday met with the Special Representative of the United Nations (...)
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 (...)
Wednesday 6 March 2013
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
March 5, 2013 (ADDIS ABAB) - The Ethiopian government and Tullow Oil Plc, has dismissed media reports that the UK company has discovered oil along Ethiopia’s western South Omo block. Tullow Oil Plc.
Monday 7 June 2004
KAMPALA, June 7 (Reuters) - Oil imports to East and southern Africa’s COMESA trade bloc are set to rocket to $15 billion this year as world oil prices hit record highs, Sudan’s president Omar el Bashir said on Monday.
Bashir, outgoing (...)
Friday 24 February 2012
February 23, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Chinese government on Thursday sought to downplay the decision taken this week by South Sudan to expel Liu Yingcai, the head of the Chinese-Malaysian oil consortium Petrodar.
South Sudan said it made (...)
Monday 27 February 2012
February 26, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese economy could shrink by as much as 4.5% this year given the deteriorating situation after the secession of the oil rich south, an international economist told Agence France Presse (AFP). (...)
Friday 30 January 2004
KHARTOUM, Jan 30, 2004 (Sudan Tribune) — The Ministry of Energy and Mining has denied that the Bulgarian group Technoexport which visited the country recently, has acquired any oil or investment concessions in any blocks of Sudan’s oil (...)
Monday 12 March 2012
March 11, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan said on Sunday that bilateral relations with European countries, particularly France, were “growing well” and that its economic ties were making "positive" ground. French Foreign Affairs Minister Alain (...)
Wednesday 1 February 2012
By Ngor Arol Garang
January 31, 2012 (JUBA) - South Sudan on Tuesday denied scrutinising rumours regarding the close links between two international oil companies, who work in the new nation, and the Sudanese government. South (...)
Sunday 26 February 2012
February 25, 2012 (BOR) - South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir Mayardit accused north Sudan - from which the new country seceded last year - of attempting to turn the world’s youngest country into a failed state. Salva Kiir (Reuters) (...)
Why reports on alleged atrocities are flawed2015-07-28 08:59:54
By Joseph de Tuombuk*
The recently-released Human Rights Watch and UNMISS reports on alleged atrocities committed by SPLA forces, are seriously flawed and could not withstand any challenge in (...)