Posts Tagged ‘reuters alertnet’


South Sudan roads ministry unveils 10-year plan
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
JUBA, Jan 21, 2012 (Sudan Tribune – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — South Sudan’s roads and bridges minister, Gier Chuang Aluong, spoke to journalists at a press conference in Juba on Tuesday about a 10-year strategic plan that 

South Sudan to unveil pipeline plans next week: minister
Chicago Tribune
JUBA/BEIJING (Reuters) – South Sudan will announce plans for an oil export pipeline through East Africa next week, a priority for the new nation because its crude is “no longer safe” in Sudan, a government spokesman said on Saturday. 

US looks at possible aid for Sudan border states
Reuters Africa
Activist groups have urged Washington to help in Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan, where Sudanese government troops have repeatedly clashed with rebels following the independence of South Sudanin July. The fighting has already forced about 417000 

Over 120000 affected by South Sudan clashes – UN
Xinhua
20 (Xinhua) — More than 120000 people affected by the recent violence in South Sudan’s Jonglei state may need emergency assistance, which is twice the original estimate, the United Nations humanitarian official in the African country said on Friday. 

Fire guts parking yard at South Sudan-Ugandan border
New Vision
By Vision Correspondent A fire has reportedly broken out at a parking yard in Nimule town at boarder of South Sudan and Uganda. A police officer at the scene who did not want to be quoted says the fire broke about a few minutes ago, followed by a loud 
South Sudan: Plan scales up critical aid as violence continues
Reuters AlertNet
Child rights organisation Plan International is scaling up its relief food distribution in Pibor County –South Sudan as tribal violence continues to rage in the strife-torn region. The additional food supplies, secured from the World Food Programme, 

South Sudan: Zimbabwean Appointed Deputy Special Representative for Unmiss
AllAfrica.com
Juba — The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon today announced the appointment of Mr. Raisedon Zenenga, a Zimbabwean, as the Deputy Special Representative (political) in the United Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). 
Nigerian peacekeeper killed in Darfur ambush: UN
AFP
UN leader Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned the attack on the patrol in South Darfur and called on the Sudanese government to carry out a speedy investigation. The joint UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) said the attack was staged around midday, 
South Sudan plagued by ethnic violence
GlobalPost
James Kumen a young district administrator stands in the compound where he sleeps in Jonglei state South Sudan. Armed only with a credit-less satellite phone and a university education he is responsible for administering dozens of remote hamlets and