Archive for April 16, 2013

South Sudan president clips vice-president’s powers
JUBA — South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has clipped the powers of his deputy Riek Machar, officials said Tuesday, a move that could raise ethnic tensions within the fragile and war-ravaged nation. A presidential decree ordered “the withdrawal of 

South Sudan’s Kiir Withdraws Delegated Executive Powers From VP Machar
Juba — South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday issued a decree withdrawing executive powers that were delegated to his Vice president Riek Machar, according to a broadcast by the state-run South Sudan Television. The order did not cite or state any 

South Sudan’s Kiir withdraws delegated executive powers from VP Machar
Sudan Tribune
Article 105 of the transitional Constitution of 
South Sudan gives the Vice president ceremonial powers to act for the president in the event that the head of state is out of the country in order to perform any functions or duties conferred upon the 

First South Sudan oil reaches Sudan
Arab News
First South Sudan oil reaches Sudan. 08639775688959694.jpg. South Sudan’sPresident Salva Kiir (R) welcomes his Sudan counterpart Omar Hassan al-Bashir outside his Presidential office in Juba on Friday. (Reuters). | ���É PDF · Send to Friend · Print 
Sudan accuses rebels of seeking to undermine normalisation process with 
Sudan Tribune
April 14, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s government has directed scathing criticism to Sudan People’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N), accusing it of seeking to undermine peace and stability between with South Sudan, and called for international 
Good Day :South Sudan’s Mediation between Ethiopia and Eritrea (11)
Sudan Vision
This article is clearly written and to the point. The strangest thing in his article and many other articles is that most of writers avoided commenting on South Sudan’s mediation between Ethiopia and Eritrea. No mentioning for this initiative in 
Well drillers, en route to Christian school, killed in South Sudan ambush
Christian Chronicle (blog)
South Sudan military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said the attack took place on a convoy traveling between the South Sudanese towns of Pibor and Bor on Tuesday morning. Aguer blamed the attack on militants led by David Yau Yau, a rebel leader that 
Kenya must protect its citizens in South Sudan
Daily Nation
The Kenya government must do more to protect its citizens; the South Sudanese seem to have forgotten that we have always supported them in their quest for democracy. Many Kenyans are inSouth Sudan trying to help in infrastructure reconstruction after 
First South Sudan oil reaches Sudan: ministry
Africa Review
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir (right) and South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (left) are pictured at Juba airport in Juba on April 12, 2013. Bashir arrived in South Sudanfor the first time since his 2011 visit for the country’s independence, a sign 
Can women in South Sudan make national decisions?
Sudan Tribune
April 14, 2013 – In celebration of International women’s Day, March 8th, senior officials of Government of South Sudan and members of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM), expressed their views on national media outlets about women’s role in 
South Sudan Confirms Its Oil Is Reaching Sudan
South Sudan has confirmed that its first oil shipment, for export to international markets, reached Sudanese territory on Saturday. South Sudan’s Petroleum and Mining Minister confirmed that the authorities in Sudan had acknowledged receiving the first