Archive for April 10, 2013

Sudan’s Bashir to visit South Sudan Friday: presidency

Posted: April 10, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

South Sudan Oil Flows Again
Voice of America
The long-awaited resumption of production comes after Sudan and South Sudansigned a series of agreements last month in Addis Ababa, including on oil production. On Saturday, Minister of Petroleum Stephen Dheu Dau restarted the Thar Jath oil field in 
South Sudan Launches Training for 200 Peace Mobilisers
Juba — South Sudan’s government on Monday launched the training of hundreds of peace mobilisers who will serve as ambassadors in the ten states on the national reconciliation program which the new nation has embarked on in order to unite its divided 
Lakes State – One Killed, Five Wounded in Fresh Cattle Raid
Juba — At least a person was killed and five others wounded in fresh cattle raid that took place in Tonj East county of South Sudan’s Warrap state, authorities said. “The raiders from Tonj East county of Warrap state attacked a cattle camp called 
Sudan’s Bashir to visit South Sudan Friday: presidency
KHARTOUM — Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir will travel to South Sudan on Friday, his office said, in a further sign of easing tensions between the two neighbours which fought along their common border last year. “It’s confirmed that President Bashir 
Kenyan Experience – Lessons South Sudan Can Learn
What lessons can Semi-Authoritarian South Sudan can learn from Kenya? This paper aims to examine most recent advances in transition of Kenya to democracy, which was often considered to be one of Africa’s most ethnic-divided stalled cases. Before doing 
5 UN peacekeepers, 7 others killed in gunfire attack in South Sudan, officials say
Washington Post
The top U.N. envoy in South Sudan, Hilde Johnson, said in a statement that five peacekeepers and seven civilians working with the U.N. mission were killed. She said at least nine additional peacekeepers and civilians were injured and some remain 
5 Indian peacekeepers killed in South Sudan ambush
The Hindu
Five Indian peacekeepers lost their lives while escorting a United Nations convoy in a particularly volatile part of South Sudan on Tuesday morning. The dead included a Lt. Colonel, one junior commissioned officer and three jawans while five were 
5 UN troops, 7 others killed in South Sudan
The Associated Press
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Armed rebels that South Sudan believes are backed by Sudan opened fire on a U.N. convoy on Tuesday, killing five U.N. peacekeepers from India and up to seven civilians, officials said. South Sudan’s military spokesman, Col.
Striped like a badger: New genus of bat identified in South Sudan
Researchers have identified a new genus of bat after discovering a rare specimen in South Sudan. With wildlife personnel under the South Sudanese Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism, Bucknell Associate Professor of Biology DeeAnn Reeder and 
South Sudan ambush kills 5 UN peacekeepers, 7 civilians
JUBA (Reuters) – Five U.N. peacekeepers and seven civilians working for the U.N. mission in South Sudan were killed in an ambush by unidentified attackers in the restive eastern state of Jonglei on Tuesday, the United Nations said. “At least nine 
UN Troops, Civilians Killed in South Sudan Ambush
Wall Street Journal
No group claimed responsibility for Tuesday’s attack, which took place in South Sudan’s restive Jonglei state alongside a volatile border with Sudan. The insurgents ambushed a U.N. convoy, scattering other peacekeepers who were later found unhurt, 
Sudan’s Bashir plans first visit to South Sudan since secession
KHARTOUM, April 9 (Reuters) – Sudan’s President Omar Hassan al-Bashir will visit South Sudanon Friday for the first time since its secession, his spokesman said, fostering ties between the former enemies after last month’s deals on oil and border 
South Sudan ambush kills five UN peacekeepers, seven civilians
U.N. spokesman Eduardo del Buey said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was appalled by the attack and urged South Sudan “to bring the perpetrators of this crime to justice. He recalls that the killing of peacekeepers is a war crime that falls under 
UN Troops, Staffers Killed in South Sudan Ambush
Wall Street Journal
Insurgents in South Sudan killed five United Nations peacekeepers and seven civilian staff in an ambush in a volatile border area with Sudan, casting a shadow over progress in an oil-and-peace deal between the neighboring countries. Around 200 armed 
South Sudan: ‘Unknown rebels’ gun down 12 peacekeepers and UN staff
Mail & Guardian Online
“Five peacekeepers from India with United Nations Mission in South Sudan (Unmiss) killed in ambush in Jonglei,” Indian foreign ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin wrote on Twitter, adding that four had been wounded. He confirmed the deaths at the 
South Sudan Attacks Killed Five UN Peacekeepers, Seven Civilians
Violence in Jonglei, an eastern state bordering Ethiopia where Total SA (FP) has a stake in an oil-exploration concession, has marred South Sudan’s independence from the north. Ethnic clashes between the Murle and Lou Nuer communities in the state last 
Sudan: 5 Indian soldiers killed while escorting UN convoy
External Affairs ministry spokesman Syed Akbaruddin wrote on social networking site Twitter that, “The Indian Embassy is in touch with UNMISS (United Nations Mission inSouth Sudan) to arrange for return of the remains of 5 Indian peacekeepers killed 
S. Sudan’s Kiir Urges International Intervention in Abyei Dispute
Juba — South Sudan leader, Salva Kiir has said the young nation’s current deadlock with Sudan over Abyei will only be resolved, if international partners fully engaged the latter into accepting the African Union (AU) proposal on the final status of 
Five Indian UN troops killed in South Sudan
BBC News
Five Indian peacekeepers escorting a UN convoy in South Sudan have been killed in an ambush by rebels, the office for the UN secretary-general has said. The peacekeepers were serving with the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan(Unmiss).