Elections Next Year Would be Catastrophic - UN
[VOA] United Nations experts warn that elections in South Sudan next year would be catastrophic and lead to more violence in the conflict-torn country. A report on the humanitarian consequences of civil war has been submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Council.
Trump to Send UN Envoy to Juba, Kinshasa
[VOA] U.S. President Donald Trump has told African leaders he will send his U.N. envoy Nikki Haley to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Thousands Stranded After Hospitals Closure
[CAJ News] Khartoum -MORE than 600 000 people are without access to primary health care following the closure of some 50 hospitals in crisis-torn Sudan. Insufficient funding has led to the closure of the health facilities in the eastern regions of the country. The cash-strapped government and humanitarian agencies have appealed for U$804 million (R10,6 billion), of which over $300 million has been received. The funding gap has led to closures of health facilities in Blue Nile, Darfur and South Kordofan. United Nations resident
Finance Minister Emphasizes Importance of Development of Economic Cooperation With Juba
[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Mohamed Osman Suleiman al-Rekabi, during his meeting with the Finance Minister of the state of Southern Sudan, Stephen Deo Dow, Wednesday , at the Tower of the Ministry of Finance, stressed on the development of the economic , trade and investment cooperation between the Sudan and the State of South Sudan.
Khartoum And Juba Agreed On Increase of Oil Production and Opening of Crossings
[SNA] Khartoum -The economic talks between Sudan and South Sudan State were Wednesday concluded in Khartoum by the signing of agreements by the Ministries of Petroleum and Trade of the two countries and reactivating the former agreements which were signed in the year 2012.
Oil Ministers - Complete Agreement On Field of Oil Industry
[SNA] Khartoum -The oil ministers of Sudan and the state of south Sudan have described that the oil cooperation between the two countries is carried on in complete agreement for the interest of the two countries.
Khartoum, Juba Discuss Enhancement of Trade Cooperation
[SNA] Khartoum -The Trade Minister, Hatim Al-Si'ir, met Wednesday, at his office his counterpart of the state of South Sudan, Moses Hassan and the accompanying delegation, in the presence of the ministry's undersecretary, Osama Hashim, a number of the ministry's official and the relevant bodies.
Message From Silva Kiir to President Al-Bashir
[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih has received a written message from President of South Sudan State, Silva Kiir Mayrdit to his counterpart, President of the Republic. Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir dealing with bilateral relations and ways of boosting them further.
Technical Talks Between Khartoum and Juba On Oil Concluded
[SNA] Khartoum -The technical talks between the Sudan and the state of South Sudan on the field of technical cooperation in oil have been concluded Wednesday.
President, UK's Boris Johnson Discuss Somalia, South Sudan, Burundi
[Monitor] New York -President Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia South Sudan and Burundi.Mr Museveni told Boris that there must be a more serious concerted effort to flush out and stop al-Shabaab militants from Somalia and called for the strengthening of AMISOM through provision of more equipment and personnel to finish the job.
Court Frees Six in Presidency Theft Case
[East African] The South Sudan High Court has acquitted six of the 16 people convicted for stealing millions of dollars from the Office of the President.
U.S. Extends Temporary Protected Status for Cirizens
[VOA] The Trump administration has extended Temporary Protected Status for nationals of South Sudan but will end the designation for citizens from Sudan in 2018.
Delegation From Juba Arrives in Khartoum to Discuss Economic Issues
[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy National Prime Minister, Chairman of Economic Sector and Minister of Investment, Mubarak Al-Fadel received, Tuesday, at the airport, a high level South Sudan delegation headed by the Advisor of the President of the State of South Sudan besides Finance, Oil and Trade Ministers in the presence of Minister of Commerce, Hatim Al-Ser.
Museveni Tells UN - Identity Politics Killing South Sudan
[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has said the conflict in South Sudan was caused largely by a lack of ideology and the actions of politicians who promote identity politics.
Juba/Khartoum Joint Economic Talks Kick Off
[SNA] Khartoum -The meetings of the joint committee between the Sudan and the state of South Sudan kicked off, Tuesday evening in Khartoum, at the council of minister, targeting the development and promotion of the economic relations between the two countries in oil and trade fields.
Juba/Kartoum in Joint Economic Talks Start
[SNA] Khartoum -The meetings of Sudan -South Sudan joint Committee started, Tuesday, at the Council of Ministers to promote the economic relations in oil and trade fields.
Juba Delegation Arrives to Resolve Economic Issues and Obstacles Between Two Countries
[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy National Prime Minister, the Investment Minister, Mubarak al- Fadel al- Mahdi received, Tuesday, at Khartoum airport the high level delegation of the state of South Sudan, led by the Advisor to the Head of State of South Sudan, Tut Kallouk, Finance Minister Stephen Diu Mau, Minister of Petroleum Azayk Lwal Al-Qallawak and the trade Minister Moses Hassan, in the presence of the Sudan's Trade Minister Hatim Al-Sir.
The Country Needs More Than a Hybrid Court
[ISS] When government soldiers stormed the Terrain residential compound in Juba, South Sudan, on 11 July 2016, they attacked, robbed and raped foreign aid workers and shot dead a local journalist.
Museveni, UK's Boris Johnson Discuss South Sudan, Burundi
[Monitor] President Museveni has held candid talks with the United Kingdoms Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on the situation in Somalia South Sudan and Burundi.
Ghandour Meets South Sudanese FM On Sideline of UN General Assembly Sessions
[SNA] Khartoum -Foreign Minister, Professor Ibrahim Ghandour met on Sunday on fringe of the UN General Assembly 72nd session in New York with Foreign Minister of South Sudan, Deng Alor.