Tag archive for ‘South Sudan’
By admin On Saturday, January 4th, 2014

US moves its South Sudan Consular Services to Nairobi

The United States Embassy in Nairobi will provide consular services for US citizens in South Sudan. The decision made on Friday follows the US further drawing down staffing at its Embassy in Juba due to the deteriorating More...

By admin On Friday, December 27th, 2013

President Kenyatta leads IGAD talks on South Sudan

    The leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia arrived in South Sudan on Thursday to try and mediate between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup that the government More...

By admin On Saturday, December 21st, 2013

South Sudan Leader agrees to unconditional dialogue

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has agreed to take part in an “unconditional dialogue” on ending deadly strife in the country, diplomats said on Friday. The leader made the commitment to African More...

By admin On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Britain evacuates its Citizens from South Sudan

Britain is evacuating its citizens from South Sudan amid escalating violence in the young East African country. The Foreign Office says a plane is on the way to the South Sudanese capital, Juba, on Thursday following More...

By admin On Thursday, December 19th, 2013

East Africa Ministers head to South Sudan -Peace Efforts

Nairobi – Top ministers from four regional nations flew to troubled South Sudan on Thursday to kick start efforts to end days of fighting that has raised fears of a return to civil war in the young country. Kenya’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Tribalism threatens unity – South Sudan

The South Sudan government has moved to prevent growing factionalism within its army as tension grows between soldiers and politicians from the rival Dinka and Nuer tribes. The latest problems began when Sudan President More...

By admin On Thursday, June 13th, 2013

South Sudan calls for talks with Sudan

Addis Ababa – South Sudan has urged the African Union to help resolve a bitter dispute with former civil war foes Sudan, after Khartoum ordered oil pipelines to be shut and accusing Juba of backing rebels. “Our More...

By admin On Sunday, May 19th, 2013

South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei State worry Diplomats

Juba – Major Western nations are “deeply disturbed” about the abuse and killing of civilians and the looting of property in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei state, and call for a “political More...

By admin On Monday, April 29th, 2013

South Sudan -The new frontier for Real Estate Investment

The latest data revealed by the South Sudan’s ministry of housing and physical planning has indicated that 93% of the so-called privately owned houses in the new country are made of grass-thatched or mud huts, More...

By admin On Sunday, April 7th, 2013

South Sudan – The Oil Pump restarts!

South Sudan restarted oil production Saturday, ending a bitter 15-month row with former civil war for Sudan and marking a major breakthrough in relations after bloody border clashes last year. “The oil is More...