Archive for March 12, 2012

Sudan Acquaints Egypt on South Sudan Lack of Seriousness on Oil Issue

Sudan Vision
Wanasi said, after the meeting, that the talks included the issues of Sudan, the peace agreement and the relationship with the State of South Sudan and how to strengthen relations with Egypt in all fields. In addition to the functioning of the Four 

South Sudan: Jonglei – ‘Over 500 People Killed or Missing’ After Akobo Attack
After 6000 Luo-Nuer attacked Pibor County over December and January Konyi claimed that over 3000 people had been killed in the raid, although this figure has been dismissed by the UN Mission in South Sudan. “The number of people who dead in any attack 

A Theoretical Dilemma of Corruption on the Republic of South Sudan
By Joseph Monyde Malieny Eight Months since the historical independence of South Sudan in 2011, the South Sudanese society has devolved themselves into various standpoints such as tribal fights and land disputes, and distracted not to determine the 

Ex UN envoy accuses Sudan of genocide, Khartoum denies
Sudan’s government dismissed the charges on Sunday saying there was no campaign to target civilians or people from specific ethnic groups during ongoing fighting with rebels in South Kordofan. Mukesh Kapila, who was one of the first in the United 
South Sudan’s FM visits France, pledges to intensify relations with Europe
Sudan Tribune
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 Juppe (L) 

Britak Plans South Sudan Expansion
By Winfred Kagwe, 10 March 2012 The British American Group is set to expand its regional reach with the opening of its first branch in South Sudan before the end of June . T he listed company, which currently has operations in Kenya and Uganda, 
South Sudan’s Jonglei attacks: Many feared dead
BBC News
Hundreds of people are feared to have been killed in the latest of a series of ethnic clashes and cattle raids in South Sudan’s Jonglei state. State Law Enforcement Minister Gabriel Duop Lam told the BBC that at least 200 people had been injured.
Sudan: no quick end to oil row with South
Independent Online
By Reuters A senior Sudanese official dashed hopes of a quick end to a row withSouth Sudan over oil export fees, blaming Juba for blocking chances of a deal that would relieve both countries’ beleaguered economies. State Oil Minister Ishaq Adam Gamaa 

JobsLogistics Manager in South Sudan
Reuters AlertNet
To facilitate the objectives of the South Sudan programme, by meeting the logistics requirements (including management of supply chain, vehicles and assets) of all Medair projects, in a timely, efficient and accurate manner, while also meeting relevant .
South Sudan: a tricky sell in NY
Financial Times (blog)
Last July, Riek Machar, South Sudan’s vice president, was in New York to mark his newly-independent country’s admission to the United Nations. As he did so as the oil wealth that provides 98 per cent of state revenue was flowing fast.

Wildlife News: South Sudan opens Boma National Park
GlobalPost (blog)
New wildlife park opens in Boma, a huge national reserve in South Sudan’s Jonglei State. Last year GlobalPost reported on the surprising discovery of one of the world’s largest animal migrations in southern Sudan, then a soon-to-be-independent country 

Sudan got ten oil bids, eyes more gas exploration
Reuters Africa
The African country is seeking to overcome an economic crisis after losing three-quarters of 490000 barrels a day of output when South Sudan became independent in July. To replace the loss of southern oil the oil ministry has launched bidding for 
Scores dead in a new bout of South Sudan tribal violence
Los Angeles Times
REPORTING FROM JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Scores of people were believed to have been killed in a new bout of ethnic violence in South Sudan, following similar incidents in recent months. The death toll could climb, with bodies said to be strewn in 

South Sudan’s FM Visits France, Pledges to Intensify Relations With Europe
March 11, 2012 (Source: Sudan Tribune (MCT)) – 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. South Sudan’s Minister of 

Cargo up 5% at Kenya port on jump in S.Sudan trade
South Sudan trade via port grew by 87 pct * Mombasa is a gateway to landlocked countries in E.Africa By Beatrice Gachenge NAIROBI, March 12 (Reuters) – South Sudan nearly doubled shipment volumes through Kenya’s main port last year, helping the port 

‘Critical Questions That Country’s Anti-Corruption Commission Needs to Answer’
By Malual Ayom Dor, 12 March 2012 This Week while I was watching South Sudan Television evening News something caught my eyes. I saw the Commissioner of the Anti-Corruption Commission Mulana John Gatwitch with his delegation setting in the office of my 

Commits to Making the National Army Child-free
The Sudanese People’s Liberation Army of South Sudan (SPLA) signed an agreement called an action plan with the United Nations today which renewed their commitment to release all children within their ranks. This new action plan, signed by the Ministry