Archive for April 6, 2013

Power Struggle in the SPLM

Posted: April 6, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

Power Struggle in the SPLM
This is represented by people like Mr Akol Marial and his article “Sour politics of conflict and suspicion due to adversarial relationship between SPLM leaders” published by South Sudan Nation on 30th March 2013. The power struggle among the Oyee 
Sudan determined to remove fuel subsidies despite oil agreement with south
Sudan Tribune
April 4, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s finance and national economy minister Ali Mahmood Abdel-Rasool said today that his government will continue its belt tightening policies despite securing an agreement with South Sudan on oil exports that is expected 
JEM rebuts UN report on military bases in South Sudan
Sudan Tribune
April 4, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The justice and Equality Movement (JEM) denied allegations by a group of UN experts about the presence of its fighters in South Sudan terming it as “simply false”. A UN panel of independent experts established since 2005 to 
Sudan govt allows aid in as rebels make military gains
Reuters AlertNet
Sudan’s stance towards rebels in its border states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile appears to be softening following a March 8 deal with neighbouring South Sudan. The two countries agreed to a timeframe to withdraw troops from their disputed 2,000-km 
Unity State Condemns Women’s Abduction in Cattle Raid
Eight women were abducted and over 170 head of cattle stolen on Monday from South Sudan’sUnity state by a group of raiders allegedly from neighbouring Lakes state. The women were taken while searching for food along the river side, with communities 
Al Bashir Heads Committee to Follow up Implementation of Agreements with S 
Sudan Vision
Khartoum – President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Hassan Al Bashir, has affirmed the Sudanese government’s full commitment to implement the nine cooperation agreements concluded with South Sudan in letter and spirit regarding bilateral 
Sudan’s inflation inches closer to 50%
Independent Online
Inflation picked up sharply in Sudan after South Sudan seceded in July 2011, taking three-quarters of its oil output. The annual rate was 15 percent in June 2011, the last data prior to the south’s independence. Discontent over rising food prices and 
Group says South Sudan gives political, financial support to rebels in Sudan 
Washington Post
JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan provided logistical, financial and political support, but not weapons, to rebels fighting to overthrow the government in neighboring Sudan, according to a report from the Small Arms Survey, an independent Swiss research 
S. Sudan wants “strategic partnership” with Turkey
South Sudan has more cooperation with Turkey than with any other country in the Middle East, South Sudan’s top negotiator Pagan Amum has noted. In an exclusive interview with Today’s Zaman, Amum said that the new-born country is looking forward to 
South Sudanese face ‘massive’ problems
JUBA, South Sudan, April 5 (UPI) — The consequences of fighting in South Sudan are causing “massive” hardships for the civilian population, the international Red Cross said. The International Committee of the Red Cross said it distributed subsistence 
Egypt’s president in Sudan, hoping for better economic ties after years of 
Washington Post
Sudan, too, is facing hard economic times, following the separation of the south in 2011 and unresolved disputes with its new neighbor South Sudan over sharing oil wealth and borders. The International Monetary Fund is urging both countries to adopt
Former child soldiers take on new role in South Sudan
SOS Children
During the long years of conflict, boys as young as 12 were encouraged to play their part in fighting for South Sudan’s independence. Many joined the junior wing of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army, known as the Red Army. These boys were trained in 
South Sudan must do more to protect civilians in Jonglei, UN says
UN News Centre
5 April 2013 – The Government of South Sudan must do more to protect communities at risk for attacks and bring the guilty to justice, the UN peacekeeping mission in the country today said releasing its findings from an into the killing of at least 85 
More than One Month of Preparations Needed to Export S. Sudan Oil, Official
Sudan Vision
Khartoum – The Sudanese Ministry of Petroleum announced that it needs more than a month to receive process and export South Sudan oil via North’s exports terminals in the Red Sea. The Sudanese and foreign experts have estimated that the oil wells of 
South Sudan Urged To Protect Civilians In Jonglei State
RTT News
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan Friday urged the country’s government to do more to protect civilians in the eastern Jonglei state in wake of the recent killing of at least 85 people in an armed attack on a migrant group of 
Coming Soon: Dot-SS for South Sudan
Voice of America
In top level domains, .ss for South Sudan, falls between .gs for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, a tiny British overseas territory in the south Atlantic, and .es for Spain. The new suffix, also called a top-level domain, is expected to be