Archive for April 19, 2013

South Sudan clashes: Army ‘attacked Lorema hospital’

Posted: April 19, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël in Junub Sudan

South Sudan clashes: Army ‘attacked Lorema hospital’
BBC News
Five health workers have been killed when South Sudan soldiers attacked a hospital in revenge for the deaths of eight members of the security forces, the local MP has told the BBC. David Mayo said the fighting was still going on and urged the army to 

South Sudan cattle raid – 20 dead
News24
Philip Aguer, the spokesperson of the SPLA, South Sudan’s military, said army troops have been deployed to the area to stop the cattle thefts and ensure the safety of lives and property. “If there is any accusation against the SPLA, the officers in the 
Cattle Raid Police Unit Graduates in South Sudan
Voice of America
“This LPU was established to address issues of the people of Jonglei State. Already the LPU has been working to reduce violence in the community and we hope you will the lead the way for future LPUs, not just in Jonglei, but across South Sudan,” she said.
S. Sudan Army, Organised Forces Liberate LRA Abductees
AllAfrica.com
Juba — At least three people, believed to have been abducted by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels, were rescued by South Sudan security forces at its border with Central African Republic (CAR) on Wednesday. Western Equatoria state officials said 
No new churches to be built, Sudanese Government announces
ChristianToday
The Minister explained this decision by claiming that no new churches had been established since the secession of South Sudan in July 2011 due to a lack of worshipers and a growth in the number of abandoned church buildings. He added that there was 
Golden prospects
Financial Mail
South sudan minerals explorations. Charlotte Mathews | 2013-04-18 07:54:33.0. Gold prospectors are queueing up for permits in South Sudan, hoping to find a deposit like Kibali Gold Mine, across the border in the adjoining Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Chinese VP vows friendly ties with South Sudan

Posted: April 19, 2013 by PaanLuel Wël in Junub Sudan

Chinese VP vows friendly ties with South Sudan
Xinhua
BEIJING, April 18 (Xinhua) — Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao on Thursday vowed to promote friendly cooperative ties with South Sudan. Li made the remarks while meeting with a delegation from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) led by 

More than 20 killed in South Sudan violence; a cattle raid, then retaliatory 
Washington Post
JUBA, South Sudan — A theft of 750 cattle sparked a manhunt by security forces that devolved into an attack by those forces on a medical facility, where four medical staff and a patient were killed, officials said Thursday. More than 20 people died in 
International Community Reaffirms and Increases Financial Support for South 
AllAfrica.com
Kosti Manibe met with ministers and senior representatives from more than forty countries and international organizations during the South Sudan Economic Partners Forum in Washington DC. The objective of the meeting was to discuss how South Sudan 
Refugees with Disabilities from Somalia and South Sudan Receive 2013 Voices 
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Women’s Refugee Commission is honoring refugees with disabilities from two of the world’s hotspots — Somalia and South Sudan — at its 2013 Voices of Courage Awards Luncheon on May 2 in 
More than 20 killed in South Sudan violence
WGME
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Officials in South Sudan say more than 20 people have been killed in clashes triggered by cattle rustling, including medical workers slaughtered in a rampage by security forces. Officials said the killings began after raiders 
Sudan rebels, govt say ready for peace talks next week
AFP
KHARTOUM — Sudan’s government and rebels in South Kordofan state said Wednesday they are ready to hold talks on ending their two-year war at a planned meeting in Ethiopia next week. African Union (AU) mediator Thabo Mbeki sent rebel chairman 
Kayihura warns errant Ugandans in South Sudan
The Observer
Police chief Kale Kayihura on Wednesday declared that he would not protect Ugandans involved in crime in South Sudan. Lt Gen Kayihura, who was speaking during a Kampala –Juba highway security meeting at Bomah hotel in Gulu, said he would not ..