In a hangar-shaped factory hall in central Sudan a dozen workers rush to pack refined white sugar gushing from a funnel into paper bags to be loaded on three trucks parked outside.
Photograph: Leapfrog Public Relations Bridget Nagomoro used to get up at five in the morning to fetch water from the stream, cook breakfast for the family, then walk the five miles to school.
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.
A Sudanese woman sorts sorghum grains after threshing on a field near Mukjar in Western Darfur, Sudan, 09 December 2007.
Following a lengthy Cabinet meeting, South Sudan's government spokesman said Wednesday that the country will continue to export oil through Sudan and that there had been only a temporary slowdown in production.
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Sudan's Council of States has decided to suspend its sessions in order to enable its members to head to their constituencies and lead a mobilisation campaign in support of the Sudan Armed Forces in its ongoing battle with rebel groups which have stepped up their military activities in recent months.
South Sudan on Monday summoned the Chinese ambassador to Juba to complain over an alleged blockage of the flow of its oil to international markets through Sudanese territory, government sources have said.
The restive state of Jonglei, South Sudan, where the South Sudan Army says it has recaptured the town of Boma from rebels.
Ugandans have been warned against revenging upon the south Sudan refugees in the country following the numerous reports of harassment of the Ugandan Traders operating in southern Sudan.
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Rumbek county court on Friday sentenced a government official to two years in prison for assaulting a reporter for South Sudan Television and threatening him with pistol in the Lakes state capital.
South Sudan has denied allegations that it is marginalising minority tribes in the government, asserting that those making such claims are individuals acting out of their own interests.
Sudan's foreign ministry has stated that the call of the UN secretary General for adding troops to the UN Interim Force for Abyei came in the context of an earlier agreement between Sudan and South Sudan and the UN.
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.