Violence at home Eclipses South Sudan Investment Conference in Washington DC

Posted: December 14, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Economy

Violence Eclipses South Sudan Aid Meeting
Voice of America
December 13, 2011 Violence Eclipses South Sudan Aid Meeting David Gollust | State Department Leaders of the newly-independent South Sudan met Wednesday with officials of donor countries and would-be investors in Washington in a conference overshadowed

Violence mars investment scene in South Sudan
Washington Times
By Ashish Kumar Sen An escalation of violence with Sudan is challenging South Sudan’s fledling government to attract desperately needed foreign investment. South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Mayardit arrived in Washington this week for a two-day

Oil-rich South Sudan to launch its economic pitch
Reuters Africa
By Andrew Quinn WASHINGTON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – South Sudan makes its debut for western oil companies, aid organizations and agribusiness this week at a US-backed conference aimed at setting Africa’s newest country on the path to economic development

Sudan vs. South Sudan: The Rising Risk of a New Confrontation
12, 2011 A worker lays out bags of grain at the Doro refugee camp in South Sudan, around 40 km from the border with Sudan, on Dec. 5, 2011 The escalating confrontation between Sudan and the new republic of South Sudan is not for lack of communication:

US hosts international engagement conference for South Sudan
Sudan Tribune
December 13, 2011 (JUBA) – The United States is hosting a two day International Engagement Conference for the newly born nation of South Sudan beginning on Wednesday. A high level delegation under President Salva Kiir Mayardit on Sunday left Juba for

UN urges South Sudan to do more improve human rights
Sudan Tribune
December 12, 2011 (BENTIU) – The United Nation Mission in South Sudan has invited the police, judiciary and NGO’s in volatile Unity state to do more to protect people against human rights violations. UNMISS said that efforts to improve human rights

South Sudan launches routine nationwide vaccination campaign
Sudan Tribune
December 13, 2011 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s ministry of health in collaboration with UNICEF on Tuesday announced it has launched a nationwide vaccination campaign targeting three million children under five years. Dr. Yatta Loli Lugar, Deputy Minister of

Kenyan envoy backs South Sudan’s EAC bid
Sudan Tribune
By Julius N. Uma December 13, 2011 (JUBA) — The Kenyan ambassador to South Sudan, Cleland Leshore said his country remains in full support of South Sudan’s recent application to join the East African Community (EAC); a regional body that currently

South Sudan: Gender Ministry Signs MoU On Child Protection With Government of
Juba — The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare of the Republic of South Sudan on Saturday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Government of Sudan for the protection of unaccompanied and separated children.

South Sudan: ‘Press Should Be a Partner in Our Democratic Development Process
He said that the policy of the government is to encourage a democratic way of life in South Sudan in form of freedom of expression in the media. He observed that freedom of expression and the need for a democratic society was one among the many

UN commander outlines challenges in South Sudan
Stars and Stripes
Moses Bison Obi, the commander of the UN mission in South Sudan, talks about security challenges in the new nation during a Tuesday appearance at US Africa Command headquarters in Stuttgart. Obi???s talk, “Waging Peace in Independent South Sudan,” was

South Sudan: Country’s Student’s – Children of the Revolution – By Naomi Pendle
They now perceive their education as a pledged gift from their governing guardian in the Promised Land of South Sudan. Further into the campus the red accommodation blocks are covered in lines of washing and surrounded by resting students,

South Sudan: Will Kenya Surely Arrest President Al Bashir If He Steps Foot On
The golden answer to this simple question is that the two countries would first weigh their mutual benefits especially with the Sudan no longer a direct neighbor to any of the East African countries. With South Sudan yet a member in the east Africa
South Sudanese Students in Uganda Oppose Joining EAC
Kampala — The South Sudanese students in Uganda have issued a statement opposing the position of the government of South Sudan in joining East African Community. This came at the swearing in of the new executive members of South Sudanese Students
South Sudan: Journalists Should Boycott Parliament Sittings in Protest of
Above all, who comes to power must learn how important it is to do what the first democratic President Nelson Mandela did in South Africa. He left power when his supporters still thought he must stay in power but he told them he had enough of it.
Sudan: Challenges Affecting Implementation of MDGs in South Sudan
Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) are eight international development goals that all 192 which recently became 193 after South Sudan got Independence on 9th July 2011 and United Nations member States and at least 23 international organizations have
South Sudan: Parliament Approves South Sudan Membership in World Bank
Juba — South Sudan National Legislative Assembly yesterday passed a bill that would be a gate way for South Sudan to join the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank groups’ institutions. Members of Parliament recommended that it is vital

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