Archive for December 10, 2011

French oil giant TOTAL mulls plan to build oil pipeline to aid South Sudan

Posted: December 10, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Economy

French oil giant mulls plan to build oil pipeline to aid South Sudan
The National

The French oil major Total is weighing a plan to build a pipeline that would offer South Sudan a way out of its impasse over oil exports. Energy Join The National as it explores alternative to fossil fuels. Learn more South Sudan has been at 

US Supporting South Sudan’s Petrol Industry Despite Sudan’s Sponsorship of 
Courthouse News Service
By TRAVIS SANFORD WASHINGTON (CN) – The Department of the Treasury is authorizing US based companies and individuals to engage with the petroleum and petrochemical industries in the newly constituted Republic of South Sudan

South Sudan can now import oil equipments from US: OFAC

Sudan Tribune
December 9, 2011 (WASHINGTON) – The United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced on Thursday that it will allow exports of oil equipments to South Sudan without special permission. OFAC said it is “issuing two 
Chinese envoy warns of serious consequences if no oil deal reached between 
Washington Post
KHARTOUM, Sudan — China’s special envoy to Africa warned of serious consequences Saturday if Sudan and South Sudan cannot resolve their disputes over oil and the demarcation of their border. China is a major buyer of and investor in Sudanese oil, 
South Kordofan’s governor survives assassination attempt
Sudan Tribune
Fighting erupted this week between forces of Sudan and those of South Sudan for the first time since the latter’s declaration of independence in July. The clashes took place in the disputed town of Jau which was occupied by Sudanese forces amid
South Sudan: President Kiir Receives Credentials of Four Ambassadors
Salva Kiir Mayardit yesterday 8 December 2011 received the credentials of four ambassadors accredited to the Republic of South Sudan in a special accreditation ceremony organized at the Presidential Guest House in Juba. With this the total number of 
South Sudan ‘on brink of war’ with north Sudan
Sudan Tribune
December 9, 2011 (JUBA/BENTIU) – South Sudan’s foreign minister told the BBC on Friday that the newly independent state was on the ‘brink of war with north Sudan after clashes in a contested border region. Nhial Deng Nhial said that the Sudanese Armed 
Sudan, South Sudan Heated Exchange before UNSC will not affect Upcoming Talks
Sudan Vision
Khartoum – The Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed that the exchanges which had occurred at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) last Thursday between the delegates of Sudan and South Sudan would not directly impact the atmosphere of 
Inter-ethnic violence leaves more than 40 dead in South Sudan
Channel 6 News Online
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) — The United Nations (UN) on Friday reiterated the importance of the reconciliation process in the state of Jonglei in South Sudan, where more than 40 people were killed in violence this week. The latest wave of inter-ethnic 
South Sudan rebels warn French oil company against pipeline project
Sudan Tribune
By Toby Collins December 10, 2011 (LONDON) –South Sudanese rebels warned a French petroleum group that their permission must be sought before the construction of a pipeline to export oil produced in the newly independent country through Uganda and 
South Sudan’s ruling party forms ethics committee
Sudan Tribune
December 10, 2011 (JUBA) – The South Sudan’s ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) on Saturday said it has formed a new organ to take over from its Moral Committee allegedly to implement effective and timely action against the party members’ 
South Sudan considers joining East Africa Community
Sudan Tribune
December 10, 2011 (MOMBASA) – The newly independent state of South Sudan is considering joining the East Africa Community (EAC) – a free trade zone – but will initially conduct further studies on the matter. South Sudan ministers meeting with Kenyan 

TROIKA Calls for Speeding Negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan

Posted: December 10, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

TROIKA Calls for Speeding Negotiations between Sudan and South Sudan
Sudan Vision
New York – The Tripartite Committee (TROIKA) on Sudan, that includes USA, Britain and Norway, has urged both Sudan and South Sudan to work hard in order to reach an agreement that could address all the pending issues in the oil field and the financial 

South Sudan celebrates Global Anti-Corruption Day
Sudan Tribune
December 9, 2011 (BOR/KAMPALA) – South Sudan celebrated anti-corruption day on Friday as the world’s newest nation continues to struggle to address the issue, which is crippling efforts to develop the region, which has seen decades of conflict and lack