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South Sudan to Modify 4 Security Bills to Boost Peace Deal

South Sudan's constitutional body has submitted the long-awaited amendments to four security sector-related bills to the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs in a...
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S. Africa: Energy Minister Stands Strongly Behind Oil Deal with Sudan

Energy Minister Jeff Radebe on Thursday rebuffed criticism against an oil deal with South Sudan, saying South Africa must do what was right to...
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South Sudan’s development plan seeks to sustain peace

South Sudan has launched a National Development Strategy in an effort to help consolidate peace and stabilize the economy. Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, finance minister said...

S. Sudan launches development strategy to sustain peace, stabilize economy

South Sudan has launched a National Development Strategy in an effort to help consolidate peace and stabilize the economy. Salvatore Garang Mabiordit, finance minister said...
President Salva Kiir

Experts expect S. Sudan rival leaders’ meeting to build lost confidence

The much-awaited meeting between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar will help diffuse tension and build lost trust among the warring parties,...
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South Sudan lauds China for supporting police training college

South Sudan's Inspector General of Police, Majak Akec Malou, on Friday hailed China for supporting the country's national police college as the country hastens...

S. Sudan’s top court acquits 4 Kenyans from jail

South Sudan's apex court on Wednesday acquitted four Kenyans and other South Sudanese in the long-running trial of 16 suspects accused of stealing 14...
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South Sudan’s humanitarian exhibition calls for funding

At least 82 national non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are participating in the ongoing second annual humanitarian exhibition to highlight work by humanitarian organizations in South...
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South Sudan woos Arabian investors

South Sudan on Thursday called on investors from Arabian countries to invest in the country's animal husbandry and agriculture. Minister of Trade, Industry and East...

Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave...
Development

Deputy UN chief for S. Sudan prioritizes tackling development challenges

Newly arrived Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for South Sudan, Alain Noudehou, on Thursday prioritized seeking practical solutions in tackling development...

Somalia, S. Sudan, DRC new major destinations of Kenya’s exports

Kenya's exports to Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan are on the rise with the countries emerging as the next major...

South Sudan calls off Independence Day celebration over economic crisis

South Sudan has canceled Independence Day celebrations for the second year running as it struggles to end a devastating civil war and economic crunch. ...
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir

Sudan’s al-Bashir to attend summit over peace efforts in S. Sudan

Sudanese Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that President Omar al-Bashir will attend the extraordinary summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Ethiopia's...
Nilepet

South Sudan’s oil firm bets on fuel coupons amid severe shortage

South Sudan's State-run National Oil and Gas company, Nilepet has introduced new system of coupons for refueling vehicles, motorcycles and generators at selected stations...
FILE (Xinhua) -- South Sudanese women carry water in a UN camp in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Dec. 22, 2013.

S. Sudan’s Peace Monitors says violence, hunger crisis hampers peace efforts

The body tasked with monitoring South Sudan's peace agreement warned on Wednesday that increasing hunger crisis and escalation in violence have undermined all efforts...
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South Sudan pursuing tax reforms to safeguard its foreign reserves

South Sudan will strengthen collection of non-oil revenue by establishing a National Revenue Authority to enforce tax reforms and raise much-needed hard currencies, a...
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South Sudan’s presidency debunks rebel meeting allegations

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Tuesday denied meeting Sudanese rebels, saying Juba was not supporting or hosting insurgents fighting the Sudanese government. The Sudanese intelligence...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

UN Condemns The Lack of Responsibility over Abuses in South Sudan

A UN human rights official has said lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the violence in Wau town in South Sudan's northwest region...
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S. Sudan: perpetrators of rights abuses still walk around

One of the biggest problems in South Sudan is a lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the ongoing conflict there, a United Nations...

South Sudan: UN cites lack of culpability over abuses

A UN human rights official said Sunday lack of accountability for crimes perpetrated during the violence in Wau town in South Sudan's northwest region...
AfDB

AfDB gives South Sudan over US$30 million to support trade, electricity

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has provided over 30 million U.S dollars to support South Sudan's membership in the African trade, insurance and development...
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South Sudan hails Sudan for opening borders to facilitate aid delivery

The Government of South Sudan on Thursday lauded its northern neighbor Sudan for allowing relief agencies to use its territory and airspace to deliver...
President Salva Kiir

South Sudan prays for forgiveness as national dialogue beckons

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Friday prayed for forgiveness during national prayers as the war-torn country seeks to heal and reconcile from ethnic...
South Sudan

SPLM/northern sector denies presence in South Sudan

Rebels from Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector denied on Sunday any presence in South Sudan. "There is no presence for the...
cholera

Health Agencies cite insecurity as a major setback to fighting cholera

The ailing teenager is receiving treatment for suspected cholera infection, which the South Sudan ministry of health said has been reported on more 140...
Over two hundred Nepalese peacekeepers arrive in Juba from the UN Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to reinforce the military component of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). UN Photo/Isaac Billy

Rebirth of violence in South Sudan condemned

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has condemned renewed fighting in South Sudan over the week which has resulted in numerous casualties. ...
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Confirmed: 115 lives lost in conflict in S. Sudan

Sudan People's Liberation Army-In-Opposition (SPLA-1O) spokesman William Gatjiath said on Saturday majority of the bodies were of soldiers, noting that the mortuary was full...
South Sudan' s rebel leader Riek Machar

East Africa bloc hails peace efforts in South Sudan

South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar was sworn in as First Vice-President on Tuesday in Juba, capital of the world's youngest nation. ...
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South Sudan unity government to face challenging economic crisis

More than two years of civil war have crippled South Sudan's economy -- a huge challenge to a new unity government formed after rebel...