South Sudan Skeptical of Talks with Khartoum, Report Says

Posted: May 11, 2012 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan
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UN official condemns Sudan for “indiscriminate” bombing

Reuters – ‎
By Hereward Holland | JUBA (Reuters) – The UN’s top human rights official on Friday said she was outraged by Sudan’s “indiscriminate” aerial bombing of South Sudan and warned that attacks that hurt civilians could be considered international crimes.
Voice of America – ‎
May 11, 2012 South Sudan Skeptical of Talks with Khartoum, Report Says Gabe Joselow | Nairobi A new report from the Enough Project says South Sudan’s leadership is showing more reluctance than before to engage Khartoum to settle outstanding issues, 
AFP – ‎‎
JUBA — Sudanese air strikes on foe South Sudan could amount to international crimes, the UN rights chief warned Friday, adding that she was “saddened and outraged” at bombing raids that broke a UN ceasefire order. “Deliberate or reckless attacks on 
Mmegi Online – ‎
TABANYA: Sudanese war planes have launched renewed air strikes against South Sudan, violating a United Nations resolution to end weeks of a bitter border conflict. “The Republic of Sudan has been randomly bombarding civilian areas,” said Southern army 
Boston.com – ‎
KAMPALA, Uganda—A Ugandan official says hundreds of South Sudanese have fled into Uganda to escape tribal clashes in South Sudan as well as tension stemming from a border conflict with Sudan. Deputy Relief Minister Musa Ecweru said Friday more than 300 
AFP – ‎‎
By Ian Timberlake (AFP) – 2 hours ago KHARTOUM — Somewhere within the twisted metal of Sudan’s damaged Heglig petroleum complex may lie the evidence to prove who caused the destruction during the 10-day occupation of the region by South Sudanese troops 
Reuters Africa – ‎‎
LONDON May 11 (Reuters) – Kenyan Treasury bill yields tumbled at auctions this week and further declines are expected after inflation in east Africa’s largest economy fell in April for the fifth consecutive month. Little change is expected at next 
Ahram Online -‎
At a time when Heglig, the oil-rich region on the border between Sudan and South Sudan, grabbed the headlines, something else perhaps more sinister was going on. Extremists in Khartoum burned down a church frequented by Southern Sudanese in Al-Juraif 
Asia Times Online –
By Michael T Klare Conflict and intrigue over valuable energy supplies have been features of the international landscape for a long time. Major wars over oil have been fought every decade or so since World War I, and smaller engagements have erupted 
Chicago Tribune –
JUBA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) – South Sudan said on Thursday it was ready to reopen negotiations “any time” on a range of disputes with its northern neighbor Sudan after a spasm of fighting, but Khartoum said there could be no such talks unless the two sides 
Reuters – ‎
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Friday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – Central Bank of Kenya to issue a statement on the weekly foreign 
Chicago Tribune -‎
JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan said on Thursday it was ready to reopen negotiations immediately with its northern neighbor Sudan to try to resolve oil, security and frontier disputes that ignited border fighting last month. Minister of Cabinet Affairs 
Salt Lake Tribune –
Africa » The sides that just split in July seem to be gearing up for a major conflict. By JOSH KRON Mayom Wel, South Sudan • On a recent blistering afternoon, this village danced in an open field. Women sashayed, hoisting chairs over their heads.
Zee News – ‎
Khartoum: Sudan’s President has vowed revenge for any attacks by South Sudan against the north’s territory. Omar al-Bashir says his forces will “chop off any hand” trying to take Sudanese land. He pledged “an eye for an eye” policy against South Sudan 
Chicago Tribune – ‎
* Oil accounts for 90 percent of Sudan’s exports * Economy suffers from loss of oil revenues * Turabi says hungry people out in the street soon By Yara Bayoumy KHARTOUM, May 10 (Reuters) – Sudan’s loss of billions of dollars of oil revenues will bring 
Chicago Tribune –
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s loss of billions of dollars of oil revenues will bring down the government as inflation soars, the economy buckles and people grow hungrier, opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi said in an interview. Oil once accounted for 90 
Chicago Tribune – ‎
KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, locked in a conflict with South Sudan, said on Thursday that unless the two sides resolved a dispute over security, there would be no talks over oil, trade or citizenship.
Newsday – ‎
World Newsday > News > World Print Aa WORLD BRIEFS Published: May 10, 2012 9:45 PM INDONESIA: All 45 on jet feared dead Rescuers discovered the shattered wreckage of a new Russian-made passenger plane Thursday that smashed into the side of a volcano 
Malaysia Star – ‎
JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan accused Sudan on Wednesday of bombing and shelling seven areas on the southern side of their disputed border in the last 48 hours, calling the acts a violation of a UN-backed ceasefire that should have begun on Saturday.
The Daily Star – ‎
JUBA: Weeks of brutal conflict with its arch-rival to the north have exacerbated South Sudan’s deep economic problems, with fuel shortages worsening and fears rising that the country could run out of cash. After shutting down oil production that 
Bangkok Post –
Neither the United Nations nor the African Union can impose its will on Sudan, President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, after fresh fighting along the border with South Sudan. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir speaks during an event with oil industry 
The Daily Star – ‎
By Pascal Fletcher, Yara Bayoumy JUBA/KHARTOUM: South Sudan said Thursday it was ready to reopen negotiations “any time” on a range of disputes with its northern neighbor Sudan after a spasm of fighting, but Khartoum said there could be no such talks 
Voice of America – ‎‎
May 10, 2012 China Plays Bigger Diplomatic Role in Sudan Conflict Scott Stearns | The State Department China is playing a bigger diplomatic role in trying to end hostility between Sudan and South Sudan. The Obama administration says that could help 
BusinessWeek – ‎‎
By Jared Ferrie on May 11, 2012 South Sudan is negotiating loans to boost the value of its currency and keep its economy afloat as foreign-exchange reserves decline after the country halted oil production, Deputy Finance Minister Marial Awou Yol said.
Daily Monitor – ‎
By Mercy Nalugo (email the author) Lawmakers yesterday cautioned government against taking unilateral action in the ongoing conflict between South Sudan and Sudan, warning that this might threaten the country’s security interests.
News24 – ‎
Khartoum – Neither the United Nations nor the African Union can impose its will on Sudan, President Omar al-Bashir said on Thursday, after fresh fighting along the border with South Sudan. “We will implement what we want and, what we do not want, 
New York Times – ‎May 10, 2012‎
MAYOM WEL, South Sudan — On a recent blistering afternoon, this village danced in an open field. Women sashayed, hoisting chairs over their heads. Barefoot children scampered. Old men, with skin as dry and cracked as the bark of a savanna tree, 
The Citizen Daily – ‎May 10, 2012‎
By Florence Mugarula Dar es Salaam. Visiting Sudanese MPs have accused the West of fanning the conflict between Sudan and South Sudan.Dr Mohamed Yousin Abdallah and Mr Ahmed Abdallahusan Mohamed made the remarks in an exclusive interview with The 
Los Angeles Times – ‎May 10, 2012‎
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Just a month after South Sudan announced an austerity budget designed to fend off economic collapse, the struggling country had already failed to meet its targets, a source close to the South Sudanese government 
New Zealand Herald – ‎May 10, 2012‎
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Photo / AP Sudan’s president vowed revenge for any attacks by South Sudan against the north’s territory, saying his forces will “chop off any hand” trying to take Sudanese land. Omar al-Bashir also claimed his 
South Sudan Skeptical of Talks with Khartoum, Report Says
Voice of America
May 11, 2012 South Sudan Skeptical of Talks with Khartoum, Report Says Gabe Joselow | Nairobi A new report from the Enough Project says South Sudan’s leadership is showing more reluctance than before to engage Khartoum to settle outstanding issues, 
Pillay gives mixed review of South Sudan
UPI.com
Kuol Manyang Juuk (left), Governor of Jonglei State, South Sudan, speaks with High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on hostilities in his country. (UN Photo/Elizabeth Murekio) JUBA, South Sudan, May 11 (UPI) — There have been modest 
Sudanese Refugees Face Rising Challenges As Outflow Grows
AllAfrica.com
Thousands of people have fled Sudan’s South Kordofan and Blue Nile states into neighbouring countries in the last month, putting pressure on existing supplies and services. In western Ethiopia’s Assosa region, nearly 2000 Sudanese refugees have arrived 
South Sudan reiterates readiness to start negotiations with Khartoum
Sudan Tribune
May 10, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – South Sudan said it is prepared to immediately resume stalled negotiations with Sudan on the basis of the African Union (AU) roadmap that was endorsed this month by a Chapter VII United Nations Security Council (UNSC) 
Sudan: Our Women in Kobar and Omdurman Prisons While Arabs From Sudan Who 
AllAfrica.com
The southern IDPS in the north are treated by northerners as if they were not human being, and to make things worse is the imprisonment of our innocent women who ran to Khartoum to save their lives during the war, the south Sudanese who ran to Khartoum 
COUNTRY DIRECTOR SOUTH SUDAN
Reuters AlertNet
War Child Holland in South Sudan has its country office in the capital Juba and field offices inJubaand Torit. Until date, the South Sudan programme has been supervised by a Country Director based inKhartoum. Through this appointment, theSouth 

Official: Hundreds of S. Sudanese flee to Uganda
Columbus Telegram
AP | Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 9:56 am | (0) Comments A Ugandan official says hundreds ofSouth Sudanese have fled into Uganda to escape tribal clashes in South Sudan as well as tension stemming from a border conflict with Sudan.

South Sudan Says It’s Ready to Negotiate Deal on Oil at Talks
BusinessWeek
By Jared Ferrie on May 10, 2012 South Sudan is ready to negotiate an agreement on an oil dispute with Sudan that prompted the newly independent nation to shut down its crude production, Cabinet Affairs Minister Deng Alor said.
South Sudan Negotiates Loans as Oil-Output Halt Dents Economy
BusinessWeek
By Jared Ferrie on May 10, 2012 South Sudan is negotiating loans to boost the value of its currency and keep its economy afloat as foreign-exchange reserves decline after the country halted oil production, Deputy Finance Minister Marial Awou Yol said.
International Medical Corps Deploying Additional Teams to South Sudan as 
Reuters AlertNet
International Medical Corps is deploying an Emergency Response Team to address the humanitarian needs of returnees arriving from Sudan back into South Sudan. Acute malnutrition and a high level of morbidity have been flagged as risks among the 
Conflict in Sudan
New York Times
Conflict is why hundreds of thousands of people have been internally displaced, and 151000 refugees now face extreme hardship in camps in South Sudan and Ethiopia. In the worst-hit conflict areas, women and children and men face fear, food shortages 
South Sudan withdraws 700 police from Abyei
Sudan Tribune
May 10, 2012 (JUBA) – South Sudan said on Thursday it has withdrawn a significant number of its police forces from the contested border region of Abyei, apparently in compliance with the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolution endorsing 
Businesses here helping ‘half a world away’
Omaha World-Herald
By Leia Mendoza Thousands of residents in South Sudan are getting fresh water thanks to the mission of a local nonprofit and the generosity and manpower from several Omaha-area businesses. Aqua-Africa, an Omaha-based organization dedicated to providing 
Ugandan president commissions Gulu-Juba highway
Sudan Tribune
May 10, 2012 (JUBA) – Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday officially commissioned the long-awaited construction of the Gulu-Nimule highway, which directly links Uganda to the Republic of South Sudan. The construction of the 104km highway, ..
Sudan and South Sudan at odds over talks after fighting
Chicago Tribune
JUBA/KHARTOUM (Reuters) – South Sudan said on Thursday it was ready to reopen negotiations “any time” on a range of disputes with its northern neighbor Sudan after a spasm of fighting, but Khartoum said there could be no such talks unless the two sides 
Country Ready to Resumes Talks With Sudan ‘Anytime’, Vow to Obey AU Roadmap
AllAfrica.com
By Mary Ajith Goch, 11 May 2012 Juba — Despites continues aerial bombardment in South Sudanterritories by the Sudan warplanes, officials in South Sudan has reiterated their readiness to resume negotiation of all the outstanding issues with Sudan if 
IOM Supports South Sudan Demobilization, Reintegration of Former Fighters
StarAfrica.com
GENEVA, Switzerland, May 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — A group of 285 formerSouth Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) soldiers this week graduated from vocational training courses designed to reintegrate them into civilian life in 

 

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