Archive for April 4, 2013

Sudan, the reality after the divorce

Posted: April 4, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël in Junub Sudan

Sudan, the reality after the divorce
 southern rebels. It’s building on process made in March, when the two countries agreed to end hostilites, and resume the cross-border flow of oil. And as sign of mellowing relations, Bashir is said to be making arrengements for his first visit to 

South Sudan Police to Arrest Officials Over Cash Stolen From Presidency
Juba — South Sudan’s police warned on Tuesday that they intend to arrest those suspected of connection with the public funds stolen in the office of the president. The announcement that money had gone missing generated disquiet in South Sudan, with 
Kenyan body to monitor Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia project
Sudan Tribune
April 2, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Kenyan government has setup an independent body to monitor the implementation of a massive regional infrastructure development project known as the Lamu Port – Southern Sudan – Ethiopia Transport Corridor 
Turkey, S. Sudan keen on boosting ties
Sudan Tribune
April 2, 2013 (JUBA) – A delegation from South Sudan has arrived in Turkey to brief its government on the progress of negotiations with Sudan aimed at ending ongoing tensions between the two neighbouring countries, the Turkish foreign ministry said on 
SPLA Captures Rebel Bases in Jonglei
Sudan: SPLA Captures Rebel Bases in Jonglei. 2 April 2013. Bor — South Sudan army (SPLA) on Tuesday said they captured airbases allegedly used by David Yauyau’s rebel group to receive military aid from the government of neighbouring Sudan.
Lakes: Clashes leave three dead in Rumbek East
Sudan Tribune
Since it’s independence in July 2011, South Sudan has largely been unstable with most parts witnessing inter-clan clashes, cattle raids and violence. This year, the United Nation estimates that violence-related incidences could displace more than 200 
Finland, South Sudan To Boost Bilateral Ties
Oye! Times
Erkki said Finland will continue supporting NGOs that are providing support in South Sudancontributing to building of the infant nation. He said Finland spends at least six million Euros annually on South Sudan in areas of governance and water and 
US group: Sudan should face war crimes charges for burning villages near 
Washington Post
NAIROBI, Kenya — A U.S. based advocacy group says in a new report that Sudan’s government has committed war crimes since mid-2011 in two of its southern states near the border with South Sudan. The Enough Project said Wednesday that two years of 
Emmanuel Jal Gets Humanitarian Award
South Sudan: Emmanuel Jal Gets Humanitarian Award. By Grace Kerongo, 3 April 2013. Photo: Facebook. Emmanuel Jal. America-based Hunt Institute will present Sudanese rapper Emmanual Jal with the 2013 Humanitarian Award for his contribution in 
Sudan, the reality after the divorce
 southern rebels. It’s building on process made in March, when the two countries agreed to end hostilites, and resume the cross-border flow of oil. And as sign of mellowing relations, Bashir is said to be making arrengements for his first visit to 
Regional investors eye investment in South Sudan
“We are already in talks with several Sovereign Wealth Funds from the GCC and we already have received a tremendous interest from those entities, who not only would invest directly in cash, but also would like to expand their activities into of south 
South Sudan raids rebel base in Jonglei
JUBA, South Sudan, April 3 (UPI) — South Sudanese forces captured a rebel base in the restive border state of Jonglei, a general in charge of a disarmament campaign said. The International Committee of the Red Cross last week said that more than 60 
Worcester native Bill Gallagher films saga of ‘lost boy’ runner from South Sudan
Worcester Telegram
Guor Marial runs in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Mr. Marial, a former refugee of the civil war in Sudan, was a citizen of South Sudan last summer, but because the country was not yet recognized by the International Olympic Committee, he ran 
South Sudan Kickboxing Team Prepares For Kampala Challenge
Oye! Times
The number of fans for kickboxing in South Sudan is increasing every time there is a competition as well as sponsors to the game. This year 24 kick boxers and Karate fighters participated in championship hosted by South Sudan. It was the first time 
NGO Puts South Sudanese to Work for Food
Voice of America
An international NGO has been putting people in a drought-stricken area of South Sudan to work, in exchange for food. The new program, called “Food for Assets”, is run by Mercy Corps and allows people in an area in Aweil East, in Northern Bahr el 
South Sudan to Restart Oil Production Soon
A Sudanese government delegation is expected in Juba, South Sudan’s capital on Thursday, to prepare for the finalization of the paperwork required for the resumption of crude pumping, from the South’s oil fields, through pipelines and ports that 
Sudan’s President Bashir says he will free all political prisoners
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir announced on Monday he will release all political prisoners, a move welcomed by the opposition as tensions ease with South Sudan. “Today, we announce a decision to free all the political prisoners and renew our 
Rebellion and revenge in South Sudan’s Jonglei state
“The situation is deteriorating,” said Hilde Johnson, the top U.N. official in South Sudan, warning there are “signs of Lou Nuer mobilisation complicated by an element of rebellion with David Yau Yau forces.” U.N. peacekeepers, stationed in small 
South Sudan seeks guarantees for Sudan oil flow
Africa Review
Wells have been readied for the resumption of oil flow through Sudan, but South Sudan is seeking safeguards to ensure that her oil does not end up in the wrong hands or is not stolen, a senior official said on Wednesday. “The oil wells are there to flow.

WALGAK, South Sudan — Nyaguol Bayak wants revenge: her three children were slaughtered when gunmen attacked in this remote and impoverished eastern region of South Sudan. Still reeling from more than two decades of civil war that left this region 

South Vows Commitment to Build Strong Ties With Sudan
Juba — South Sudan foreign minister on Tuesday expressed his country’s commitment to establishing and strengthening friendly, strong and stable long-term bilateral relations with all neigbouring countries including Sudan. The young nation is in the