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Voice of America
Kerry: US Working with AU to Reduce Sudan/South Sudan Violence
America's top diplomat met separately with Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti on the sidelines of the African Union summit in Ethiopia.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Charlotte Observer
S. Sudan leader: Int'l court 'humiliates' Africa
JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan's president is criticizing the International Criminal Court, saying the court is designed to humiliate African leaders.
Wed May 22, 2013
Juba Air Cargo AN12 near Malakal on June 27th 2008, triple engine failure enroute
Sudan's Central Directorate of Air Accident Investigation released their final report concluding the probable causes of the crash were: - The three engines failure constitutes the main cause.
Rebel leader claims Sudan planning to use chemical weapons against his forces
The Sudanese government is getting ready to deploy chemical weapons to use against insurgents in the ongoing battles in North Kordofan, a rebel leader said.
CPJ Press Freedom Online
Q&A with an editor of South Sudan's Juba Monitor
Police arbitrarily arrested Michael Koma, the managing editor of South Sudan's daily Juba Monitor , on May 2 and detained him for four days following the publication of an article critical of the deputy security minister.
Just Released: "Sudan and South Sudan Business Forecast Report Q3 2013"
The resumption of South Sudan exporting oil through Sudanese territory is a major positive development for both countries, and will improve the outlook for their external accounts, government finances, and overall economies.
Mon May 20, 2013
Isle of Wight County Press
Appeal to help African medical college
EXPERIENCED nurses and midwives on the Isle of Wight are being called-on to give up their time to train medical professionals in Africa's newest country.
South Sudan army says retakes town from rebels in east
Local chiefs from the Upper Nile state await the arrival of South Sudan's Petroleum and Mining Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau during a ceremony to restart oil production at the main oil field in Palouge after a 16-month shutdown May 5, 2013.
Sun May 19, 2013
Juba AN12 at Khartoum on Nov 8th 2007, engine failure, runway excursion, aircraft burned down
Last Update: Sunday, May 19th 2013 23:09Z 13477 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to May 19th 2013 A Juba Airways Antonov AN-12, registration ST-JUA performing freight flight JUC-700 from Khartoum to Juba with 4 crew and 11 tons of cargo, was climbing out of Khartoum's runway 18 about 2 minutes into the flight when the crew reported a ... (more)
Machar tells SPLA to distance itself from politics
South Sudan's vice-president, Riek Machar, has strongly directed the Sudan People's Liberation Army to distance itself from the ongoing political debates in the country.
West concerned about South Sudan
Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai has set the tone for his party's election campaign, saying the terrain "will be determined by those that are able to give answers to Zimbabwe's challenges". 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, ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Sudans defuse row over rebel support, promise more talks
New Long Distance Hiking Trail To Open In Africa
If you've already crossed the Appalachian Trail off your bucket list, hiked the length of New Zealand along the Te Araroa and walked through the Alps on the Haute Route , then I may have found your next big adventure: a new long-distance hiking trail set to open in Africa early next year that will give adventurous travelers an opportunity to follow ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Bahr el Ghazal governors 'at odds' over support to presidential aspirants
Governors from Greater Bahr el Ghazal states are at odds over who to support for South Sudan's presidency, highlighting the internal differences within the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement in the run up to the 2015 general elections.
World's leading beauty pageants coming to Juba soon
Some of the world's leading beauty pageants from a number of countries in Asia, America, Europe, Middle East and Africa are expected to visit Juba next month in response to an invitation by their South Sudanese counterpart, Atong Ajak De Mach.
Wed May 15, 2013
South China Morning Post
Strauss-Kahn gives South Sudan some 'special attention'
After some time out of the limelight following his spectacular fall from grace in 2011, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resurfaced in unusual circumstances.
Khartoum-Juba talks on rebel support end without agreement: sources
A joint meeting that took place yesterday in Khartoum between military intelligence teams from north and south Sudan has failed to reach an agreement on the thorny issue of harboring and supporting rebel groups in both countries.
Sudanese opposition leaders hold Khartoum responsible for death of Abyei chief
A group of Sudanese opposition politicians visiting neighboring South Sudan have accused Khartoum of complicity in the May 5 killing of the paramount chief of the contested border region of Abyei, Kuol Deng Kuol, who was murdered by Arab nomads from the Misseriya tribe, while he was travelling in a United Nations convoy.
S. Sudan's Jonglei based Yauyau rebel claims cordoning Pibor town
A rebel group fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei State on Tuesday claimed to have laid a siege on Pibor town, highlighting the level of their activities in the area have reached in recent days.
Tue May 14, 2013
Ex-IMF boss Strauss-Kahn attends South Sudan bank opening
Dominique Strauss-Kahn helped to open a new bank in the world's youngest nation, South Sudan, on Tuesday, a low-key return to the international stage for the former IMF chief brought down by a sex scandal.