Archive for April 12, 2013

Sudan’s President Bashir meets South Sudan’s Kiir

Posted: April 12, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Junub Sudan

Sudan’s Bashir visits South Sudan as tensions ease
Times of India
Bashir, who fought a 1983-2005 civil war against then southern rebels — now the official South Sudanese army — attended the July 9 2011 declaration of independence in Juba, when the impoverished but oil rich land became the world’s newest nation.
Situation remains tense in South Sudan’s Jonglei state
The situation in South Sudan’s Jonglei state remains tense, said deputy UN spokesman Eduardo del Buey here Wednesday, quoting a report by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). “Civilians continue to be affected by 
Sudan’s President Bashir meets South Sudan’s Kiir
BBC News
President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan is visiting South Sudan for the first time since it became independent in 2011. Mr Bashir and his southern counterpart, Salva Kiir, will discuss territorial disputes and border demarcation. Also on the agenda is a 
South Sudan’s Unity State Denies Hosting Sudanese Rebels
Bentiu — Authorities in South Sudan’s Unity state have denied that Sudanese rebel group, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), have any presence in their territory. The denial from Bentiu follows JEM’s own strongly worded rebuttal last week of 
Sudan, South Sudan to open border, resume oil
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s president says he and Sudan’s president have agreed to a resumption of oil exports and border trade. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir traveled toSouth Sudan on Friday for the first time since the south 
Sudan and South Sudan boost relations
Sudan and South Sudan will normalise ties and start cross-border cooperation, Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir has said. Bashir made the comments on Friday during his first visit to South Sudan since July 2011 when the south seceded and
South Sudan President Condemns Attack on UN Convoy
Voice of America
South Sudanese Information Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin has blamed the ambush on rebels led by David Yau Yau, and said forces from the South Sudanesemilitary are working with the police to track down the perpetrators of the deadly attack.