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It will be an important event for the government and our people because it will focus on trade and investment in Africa, of which South Sudan is one of the countries in Africa with a lot of areas where investors are free to come and invest", said Ateny ...
South Sudan's conflict began in the capital, Juba, in December, but quickly spread. The fighting has been characterized by unlawful attacks on civilians - often targeted and killed because of their Ethnicity - and on civilian property.

The event is commemorated to mark the July 2005 plane crash in which Dr. John Garang de Mabior, the founding leader of the ruling Sudan people's Liberation Movement/army (SPLM/A) and others perished. Garang led the over two-decade conflict with ...
Mark Simmonds, in a statement issued ahead of the planned restart of South Sudan's peace talks in Ethiopia, called on all parties to the talks to negotiate in good faith, stressing the terrible humanitarian consequences of the ongoing conflict the ...
Why do we continue to gift the world with our raw materials that include minerals such as oil and other minerals? The answer lies in many destructive aspects of our culture as Africans and South Sudanese fostered by policies crafted by those who should ...
Most new cases are being reported in Torit, Eastern Equatoria, 150 kilometres east of Juba and close to South Sudan's border with Uganda. As of 21 July, at least 4,765 confirmed cases with 109 deaths were reported in all affected states. Marchelina ...

Yauyau rebelled in 2010 after losing elections to represent Pibor county in Jonglei state's legislative assembly, accusing the ruling Sudan people Liberation Movement (SPLM) of rigging votes. In 2011, however, he accepted a presidential amnesty, but ...
July 30, 2014 (Addis Ababa/Juba) - A new round of peace talks between South Sudan's warring parties has been delayed, but officials from the rebel movement and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) say they expect negotiations to ...
Juba - South Sudanese government agents have have detained a number of youth with critical views in the border state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, raising concerns of further tension and defections in the region, where more than 300 youth have already ...
The enemies for peace are the people who ordered the massacre and mass killings of one Community in Juba. The hatred comes between Nuer (Naath) and Dinka (Jieng) due to misconceptions from Mayardit loyalists because they thought killing of one tribe ...
Speaking to Sudan Tribune by phone from the Ethiopian regional capital Gambella on Wednesday, Colonel Daniel Gatbel Kuach said their six-member team would not return to the South Sudanese capital, Juba, because of insecurity and mistreatment they ...
July 30, 2014 (Juba) - The recent detention of youths with critical views in South Sudan's border state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal, has raised concerns of further tension and defections in the region, where more than 300 youth have already joined the ...
July 30, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's ...
Juba - South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's heavy ...
Juba, South Sudan - With a season of unplanted crops in South Sudan and the United Nations declaring the food security crisis here "the worst in the world," time is running out to prevent the death by starvation of as many as 50,000 people, analysts ...
... died of the disease, 19 of them from Upper Nile State. MSF has set up cholera treatment centres in different parts of South Sudan, including Torit and Juba. The organisation is also supporting the Juba teaching hospital with water and sanitation ...
The SPLM also centralized power and resources in the capital Juba. In all this there were echoes of the old Sudanese model. South Sudan's leaders have grown up in the Khartoum system, and they haven't managed to escape it completely - or, perhaps, ...

July 30, 2014 (Juba) - The South Sudanese and Zimbabwean ministers of education say a teaching exchange program agreed between the two countries would provide benefits for both teachers and students.
South Sudan's armed opposition accused President Salva Kiir of being behind the attempt by Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizig Zachariah Hassan to move the nation's capital from Juba to Wau. "Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizig Zachariah Hassan ...
July 30, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's ...
Speaking to Sudan Tribune by phone from the Ethiopian regional capital Gambella on Wednesday, Colonel Daniel Gatbel Kuach said their six-member team would not return to the South Sudanese capital, Juba, because of insecurity and mistreatment they ...
The conflict in South Sudan, aid agencies say, has displaced some 1.5 million people from their homes. Also, over 1.1 million, more than half of them children are reportedly living in makeshift shelters with limited access to humanitarian assistance.
During my recent visit to South Sudan, I learnt that cases of cholera infections were averaging 40 cases a day in the settlement of Torit some 130 miles south east of the capital, Juba. Encouragingly, the Red Cross teams there have responded by ...
... year, a total number of 4,765 cases of cholera have been reported in South Sudan. 109 people have died of the disease, 19 of them from Upper Nile State.
July 29, 2014 (Juba) - A South Sudanese human rights body has condemned last week's arrest of youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, describing the government's move as "barbaric".
UNICEF Australia says the unrest is directly threatening South Sudan's children, at risk from malnutrition, poor hygiene and insecurity.
To mark the Day of the African child on 16 June, children from all over South Sudan marched through the capital city, Juba, and urged their leaders to find a speedy solution to the conflict that has displaced over one million people and disrupted their ...
"The economy of South Sudan is current substantially dependent on our petroleum industry. Even while we seek to diversify economy and attract new investments in new industries, we foresee the oil industry as remaining a substantial, if not predominant ...
Juba - South Sudan on Monday expressed readiness to resume peace negotiations with the rebel faction of the SPLM under the leadership of the former vice-president, Riek Machar, downplaying the likely implications of recent military engagement in Upper ...
July 28, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudan on Monday expressed readiness to resume peace negotiation with the rebel faction of the SPLM under the leadership of the former vice-president, Riek Machar, downplaying the likely implications of recent military ...
Addressing worshippers at the Al Zarah playground in Juba, Sheikh Juma Said Ali, the chairperson of Central Equatoria Muslim Council, called for peace and stability in South Sudan. "We, Muslim communities in South Sudan, support peace and condemn the ...
July 28, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudanese security personnel, colluding with state officials, have allegedly arrested youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal states, amidst reports they were being tortured for unknown reasons.
Hillbruner is in Juba, South Sudan's capital, to participate in the analysis. He said even if the field data does not upgrade the situation from humanitarian emergency to famine on an internationally recognized scale, South Sudan's current hunger level ...
Prices of commercial goods have significantly risen in South Sudanese capital Juba ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday.
July 27, (Juba) - A top military officer has warned the South Sudanese army (SPLA) not to be deterred by the threat of sanctions, saying it must remain focused on its constitutional duties and responsibilities to defend the country.
"The only thing that stops me is snow," Farajalla said. At least he has an excuse. Farajalla is from South Sudan, Africa.
Addressing worshippers at the Al Zarah playground in Juba, Sheikh Juma Said Ali, the chairperson of Central Equatoria Muslim Council, called for peace and stability in South Sudan. "We, Muslim communities in South Sudan, support peace and condemn the ...
The government will present a list of names of Kenyans who have been killed in South Sudan to the Sudan ambassador in Nairobi, State House advisor Joshua Kuttuny has said.
Hillbruner is in Juba, South Sudan's capital, to participate in the analysis. He said even if the field data does not upgrade the situation from humanitarian emergency to famine on an internationally recognized scale, South Sudan's current hunger level ...
July 27, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned against the importation of radical Islam, saying he would not tolerate extremism in religion.
Prices of commercial goods have significantly risen in South Sudanese capital Juba ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday.
Chiefs and elders of the nine Ngok Dinka Chiefdoms in the contested area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan intend to lobby the South Sudanese government to recognize the unilateral referendum conducted in October last year. In a unilateral ...
He urged the Ethiopian government to respect the border security agreement signed with Juba in 2010, and keep wounded rebels out of their territory.
Early this month, president Kiir promised to sign into law the peace agreement with Jonglei-based rebel leader, David Yau Yau, after his South Sudan Democratic Front Cobra Faction inked a final peace deal with government in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
July 27, 2014 (Juba) - South Sudan's council of ministers has allocated SSP 22 million as allowances for students pursing technical courses in four African countries.
ABYEI (27 Jul.) - Chiefs and elders of the nine Ngok Dinka Chiefdoms in the contested area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan intend to lobby the South Sudanese government to recognize the unilateral referendum conducted in October last year.
July 23, 2014 (Juba) - The new mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will enable its police and members of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) address fundamental issues like human rights and protection of civilians, ...
They will visit both places so that they get to know for themselves what actually took place from the first-hand information," Makol told Sudan Tribune on Saturday, adding that the delegation are also expected to meet with representatives of civil ...
Members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Friday described the "catastrophic" food insecurity situation in South Sudan as being the "worst" in the world. Additionally, the lack of access to health care and safe water and sanitation ...
A group of South Sudanese women held an anti-war protest at the Dr John Garang Freedom Square in Juba Saturday. The demonstration, attended by women representing all parts of the country under the theme "Give peace a Chance," urged the warring ...


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