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March 25, 2018 (JUBA) - Rival South Sudanese forces have issued statements in which each side blames the other of initiating new clashes in violation of the ceasefire in multiple places in the country, raising doubts over the commitment of the parties to ending war. JPEG - 100 kb; South Sudan's army ...
Fighting has been reported in the northeastern states of Latjor, Fasoda and in the southern region of Kajo-Keji in Yei River State despite a recently signed ceasefire. The South Sudanese army and the main rebel group, the Sudan People's Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO), have accused each other ...

The study assessed the feasibility and cost of developing South Sudan's river barge transport system. While used locally for smaller transports, the White Nile River is barely used for larger goods transports. This is because the river is not deep or wide enough for barges to pass in some parts according to ...
Juba, South Sudan, 23 March, 2018 – Developing the river infrastructure and transport system could improve access and reduce the cost of transport of food and aid in South Sudan. Some of the country's biggest humanitarian issues are directly linked to, and worsened by its poor infrastructure. The country ...
Sudan last year banned imports of all Egyptian agricultural goods, a move analysts saw as largely political and tied to a litany of Sudanese grievances, chief among them disputed ... The two leaders vowed to cooperate in managing the effects of the dam, which Egypt fears will cut into its share of the river.
DOHA: Qatar Charity has implemented various water projects at many places in Sudan to provide clean potable water to poor and needy people. ... Qatar Charity set up four water purification plants in many villages scattered along the Nile River, at cost of QR7.5m, to cover the needs of more than 87,000 ...

... were now moved to an intensive care wing at a Khartoum hospital and would be monitored by specialists. Twins born with two heads, but sharing one body, are known as dicephalic parapagus. It reportedly affects around one in a million births and has not been previously recorded in hospitals in Sudan.
A Sudanese boy from Dinka tribe touches the horns of a cow at their cattle camp in Mingkaman, Lakes State, South Sudan. All photos by ... Members of the Dinka tribe from the highlands of South Sudan have begun their annual migration to the country's lowlands near the River Nile. The pastoralists, who ...
Macit urged Turkish businesspeople to establish a system to process those metals and integrate them with Turkey's gold exchange market to provide overseas finance for Sudan. He said five consortiums were set with Sudanese and Turkish businesspeople in the fields of construction, energy, mining, ...
The reports we have been getting for the last three days indicated that the rebel groups loyal to [Thomas] Cirilo and Riek Machar have been fighting among themselves,” Koang told VOA's South Sudan in Focus. Bishop Hillary Adeba of Yei Diocese of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan confirmed fighting ...
February 23, 2018 (JUBA) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has accused the South Sudanese army of preparing to launch new attacks on its positions in Yei River state in South Sudan's Equatoria region and attacking civilians in neighbouring areas. On 21 February, the ...
A new dam on the Nile could trigger a war over water unless Ethiopia can agree a deal with Egypt and Sudan, writes the BBC's Africa Correspondent Alastair Leithead. It is often said the world's next world war will be fought over water and there are few places as tense as the River Nile. Egypt and Ethiopia ...
In order to realize this Shared Vision Objective, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan Tanzania and Uganda established the Nile Basin Initiative as a transitional institution with two component Programs: (a) a Shared Vision Program to build water ...
Remains of a 2,600-year-old statue with an inscription written in Egyptian hieroglyphics has been discovered in a temple at Dangeil, an archaeological site along the Nile River in Sudan. Found in an ancient temple dedicated to the Egyptian god Amun, the statue depicts Aspelta, who was the ruler of the ...
Kosti — River-based transport between Sudan and South Sudan is set to resume. The government started preparing the river-based means of transport in order to resume trade with South Sudan after a republican decree to open trade with the border countries. Yasin Humeida, the chairman of the Nile ...
Hundreds of residents of the Jonglei State capital of Bor are sleeping under the stars after local authorities demolished their houses Tuesday to make way for new roads. Residents awoke to the sound of a bulldozer destroying their houses in the Marol area, where many South Sudanese had settled illegally ...
Leaders of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan met this week to restore cordial relations on the Nile River water after weeks of frosty ties between Egypt and Sudan. ... We are speaking as one nation, not three,” Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi reportedly said after a meeting on 30 January with Sudanese ...

That such a package exists is a damning indictment of our stewardship of our environment, and this week's death of Sudan, the world's last male ... From there we flew over the Great Rift Valley and into the Masai Mara National Reserve, low enough to see hippos splashing around in the Mara River below.
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhinoceros, died in Kenya on Monday, leaving his species one step closer to extinction, even as a group of scientists undertake an unprecedented effort to try to keep this animal from vanishing entirely. Sudan was 45 years old, and his health had deteriorated in ...
On March 6, the U.S. Government (USG) announced an additional $184 million in humanitarian assistance for the South Sudan response, including $145 million for interventions in South Sudan and nearly $39 million for life-saving assistance to South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries. The new ...
The Egyptians have long held a dominant position over the river, having a 69 percent share of the waters due to a 1959 treaty with Sudan. ... once again, Sudan retracted their ambassador from Cairo in early January, sparking a series of military motions and posturings around the Eritrean-Sudanese border.
The mega-dam could both politically and economically transform the Horn of Africa. For some countries downstream, like Sudan, it will provide cheaper electricity, and will help regulate the river's water levels, which are prone to yearly flooding. But Sudan's support could potentially disrupt a 1959 treaty with ...
Khartoum - About 200 protesters marched on Wednesday in the Sudanese capital's twin city of Omdurman against rising food prices, with anti-riot police firing tear gas ... protesters shouted as they marched towards a square in central Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum on the west bank of the Nile River.
17 (Xinhua) -- Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday directed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and concerned authorities to work to resolve ... on various issues, including their difference over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which Ethiopia is building on the main sources of the Nile River.
A major geopolitical crisis is set to erupt over who controls the world's longest river ... And now, geopolitical strains between Sudan and Egypt are threatening to undermine any progress and unravel a regional crisis. Tensions over who owns the Hala'ib Triangle on the Red Sea has flared again, leading ...
Cairo accuses Sudan of supporting the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project, while Khartoum accuses Egypt of supporting rebels in Sudan. Meanwhile, Eritrea has fought two border wars with Ethiopia - which has had a decades-long dispute with Egypt over the Nile River water. The border ...
A balloon is seen above the Nile River as boats wait for tourists in the port city of Luxor, Egypt, Dec. ... According to Sudanese state-owned media, the Egyptian military has since deployed its forces to waters off the coast of the disputed Halayeb triangle border area, where Cairo has also sent warplanes.
January 7, 2018 (JUBA) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement in Opposition (SPLM-IO) led by the former First Vice President Riek Machar has accused the government forces of killing eight civilians in two area in the Yei River State in south-western South Sudan. A SPLA soldier stands in front of a ...
Cruise boats normally travel smoothly up the Nile from Luxor to Aswan, as their pharaonic forebears did 4000 years ago. But last week, low water levels left them stranded like hippos on sand-banks. Now, Egypt, a civilisation built on the fertile river-banks, fears that a new dam in Ethiopia will dramatically ...
Sudan's total water resources are now estimated at 30 billion cubic metres. 20.5 billion of the resources are estimated to come from the River Nile and its tributaries, 5.5 billion from seasonal rivers valleys and 4 billion from groundwater sources. Sudan's estimated water requirement in the period 2012 ...
A South Sudanese Anglican bishop said the government of South Sudan is not serious about apprehending soldiers who rape women and girls in the ... Kiir ordered the country's defense minister and his army chief of staff to execute soldiers who commit murder or rape against civilians in Yei River State.
Relations have been soured by disputes over the ownership of the Halayeb Triangle border area, and over the use of the water from the River Nile that passes through their territories. Sudan has accused Cairo of political meddling and banned imports of Egyptian agricultural products last year.
21. The fighting in Yei River state was a clash between the government and rebels loyal to South Sudan's former first vice president, Riek Machar. The spokesperson of the South Sudanese army (SPLA), Brigadier General Lul Ruai, said Machar's fighters attacked three SPLA positions on Wednesday, in the ...
Tensions between Egypt and Sudan, which are bound by the Nile River and historic ties, often play out in the media, with the two governments keeping ... demarcation agreement reached in 2016 by Egypt and Saudi Arabia infringed on what it claimed to be Sudanese waters off an Egyptian-held border ...
12 January 2018 – For Samuel James Ayot, a villager from Akoka in rural north South Sudan, accessing basic services and earning a livelihood does not mean having to make a perilous neck-deep wade across a river, thanks to the tireless efforts of Indian peacekeepers from the United Nations mission there, who rebuilt a ...
11 (Xinhua) -- Sudan on Thursday officially announced that there are potential security threats from Egypt and Eritrea on eastern Sudanese borders. ... on various issues, including their difference over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam which Ethiopia is building on the main sources of the Nile River.
A diplomatic spat between Egypt and Sudan is spilling over into the long-running dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River, which Cairo sees as an existential threat. On Thursday, Sudan officially warned of threats to its eastern border from massing Egyptian and Eritrean troops, while Egypt ...
Egypt Denies Excluding Sudan from Dam Talks ... Men fish from boats during low tide on the river Nile in Cairo, Egypt, November 19, 2015. ... Technical Committee, submitted by Egypt to the Sudanese government --Egypt is waiting for the response of both Ethiopia and Sudan to the proposal, “he added.
4 (Xinhua) -- A recent deal to lease a Sudanese Red Sea island to Turkey for development raises Egypt's concerns amid Cairo's tense relations with Ankara ... Also, Sudan and Egypt, being the two downstream partners of the Nile River, have conflicting interests regarding Ethiopia's under-construction giant ...
In 2011, Ethiopia started the construction of the 6,000-megawatt Renaissance Dam over the Blue Nile River, one of the major sources of water that forms the ... In July 2017, Sudanese Media Minister Ahmed Bilal asserted that Egypt and Sudan share strong links and a long history of unending relationship, ...
The Colorado River is essential for the region it feeds, and the river's role is examined in the new film "A River's Reckoning." Filmmakers Russ Schnitzer and Josh Duplechian explore a raching family's relationship with the upper Colorado. See a screening of the film, a 2018 Wild and Scenic Film Festival ...
Sudan is heavily reliant on the Nile River for its water needs, but attention is shifting towards the multitude of alternative sources to help support livelihoods which are ... Among the many aims of the event, initiating an open dialogue that targets different Sudanese ministers and stakeholders was only one.
Sources reported that the head of the Sudanese technical team, Saif al-Din Hamad, is in tripartite talks saying that the initiative is based on the amount of River Nile water (55.5 billion cubic meters) that Egypt receives, and that the Ethiopian side has agreed to it in principle. Sources added that consulting ...
In this Oct. 6, 2017 photo, boats sail on the Nile River in Cairo, Egypt. Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia have flared up again over the construction and effects of a massive dam being built by Ethiopia on the Blue Nile, the waterway's main tributary. Egypt fears ...
CAIRO: Tensions between Egypt and upstream Nile basin countries Sudan and Ethiopia flared up again Thursday over the construction and the effects of a ... minister this week said Cairo was only unhappy about the dam because it would stop it from using some of Sudan's own share of the river's waters.
Sudan starts to deliver food aid to South Sudan via N. Kordofan ... assistance to vulnerable South Sudanese through the River Nile or by road.
Egypt rejects accusation of using Sudan's Nile water quota ... of his Sudanese counterpart that Egypt used some of Sudan's Nile water quota for many years. ... thus any surplus would normally flow to Egypt through the river.
November 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Tuesday has resumed relief operations to South Sudan through a new route from El-Obeid, North Kordofan ... of Understanding (MoU) to open a humanitarian corridor to deliver food assistance to vulnerable South Sudanese through the River Nile or by road.
... of South Sudan and resulted in the sale of fuel on the black market. ... the bank of River Nile that acts as barrier against devastating floods.
Women in Yei River State who have been victims of sexual violence say it is nearly impossible to bring perpetrators to justice; a new report by ...


 

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