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Government to export 3 million barrels of oil in September

South Sudan is expected to pump three million barrels of oil crude next September, increasing its exports of 7.14% from the level of its produced in August, said Platts a news agency specialised in energy information on Tuesday. Last July, Khartoum and Juba agreed to repair the damaged oil wells and to resume oil production […]

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Sudanese government extends unilateral ceasefire with rebels

Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Tuesday has renewed its commitment to the unilateral cessation of hostilities on all war zones. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of army officers in the presence of President Omer al-Bashir, SAF Chief of Joint Operations Hashim Abdel-Mutalab said the army is ready to complete the disarmament campaign to enhance peace […]

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SPLM-IO fires back to ambassador Mayen over threats to send Machar back into exile

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) criticized the South Sudanese Ambassador to Khartoum after threatening to send opposition leader Riek Machar back into exile in South Africa. Speaking to the media on Thursday, SPLM-IO’s deputy spokesman Manawa Peter Gatkuoth said that Ambassador Mayen Dut Wol, who is also a member of the government negotiating team, […]

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Over 20 school children drown in Sudan as their boat sinks

At least 22 children have drowned in Sudan when their boat sank in the Nile while they were on their way to school, according to official media. A woman also died when the vessel went down around 750km north of the capital, Khartoum, with more than 40 children on board, the SUNA news agency reported […]

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Water shortages hit POCs in Juba following deadly fight

South Sudanese citizens who are living in the UN camp in Juba have complained about water shortages following fighting between two groups this week. Speaking to the media on Thursday, several families complained that water is a big problem at the camp since fighting broke out between two groups earlier this week. “The fighting has […]

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S. Sudan U-17 team lose to Uganda

The National U-17 team face a difficult task to make it to the semi-final of this year’s CECAFA AFCON zonal qualifier as they lost 1-6 to Uganda Cubs this afternoon. A poor first-half display from…

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New initiative to clean up Juba city launched

Okay Africa Foundation, a South Sudanese youth organization based in the capital Juba, said Thursday it is launching an initiative to clean up Juba city on Saturday morning. Odhong Ngor, the logistics officer of the organization, told Radio Tamazuj that the launch of the “clean up Juba” campaign will kick off on Saturday. “The initiative […]

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South Sudan’s Chief of Defense Forces travels to China

South Sudan’s army chief Gen. Gabriel Jok Riak traveled to China last month in defiance of a United Nations ban forbidding him from international travel, a US-based watchdog said. Gen Riak was in Beijing for the inaugural China-Africa Defence and Security Forum held last month. Jok Riak was sanctioned by the UN in 2015 for […]

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SPLM-IO team at peace talks defends Riek’s powers

The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-In-Opposition (SPLM-IO) has strongly defended full powers of its leader Riek Machar as other groups seek to reduce them at the ongoing peace talks. Under the 2015 peace agreement, the first vice president coordinates implementation of the peace agreement and initiates reforms. He also chairs the cabinet meetings in the absence […]

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Thomas Cirilo’s NAS rejoins peace talks in Khartoum

The opposition National Salvation Front (NAS) led by General Thomas Cirillo has returned to GAD-led peace talks with the government in Khartoum, a senior opposition official said on Friday. On 5 August, General Cirillo who is a member of the opposition alliance, declined to sign the peace deal in Khartoum to form a power-sharing government, […]

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New pact a chance for IDPs to return home

The peace deal presents an opportunity for the displaced people to return home, the head of UNMISS has said. Early this week, clashes erupted between two groups of IDPs at the Protection of Civilians’ site…

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VP asks ‘peace lovers’ to fund peace accord

The Vice President has called for donors’ support to finance the peace agreement to enable its speedy implementation. Dr. James Wani Igga made the appeal yesterday while making remarks during a conference on International Cooperation…

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Get education to live better life, Torit youth told

The Deputy Governor of Torit State has told young people in the state to get education to avoid mounting “roadblocks” to robtravelers of their valuables. Recently, state officials accused some youth of doing nothing all-day…

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Government official threatens to return Machar to South Africa house arrest

South Sudanese Ambassador to Sudan, Mayen Dut Wol yesterday threatened Riek Machar with return to South Africa if he does not concede powers he claims in the South Sudan Presidency. “Machar will be arrested again and will be taken back to South Africa in case he does not want to concede his powers previously set forth in […]

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Government official threatens to return Machar to South Africa house arrest

South Sudanese Ambassador to Sudan, Mayen Dut Wol yesterday threatened Riek Machar with return to South Africa if he does not concede powers he claims in the South Sudan Presidency. “Machar will be arrested again and will be taken back to South Africa in case he does not want to concede his powers previously set forth in […]

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‘Stop harmful sugar from entering S Sudan’

The Secretary-General of the Chamber of Commerce has appealed to the Bureau of Standards and the ministry of Trade to ensure that trucks of contaminated sugar allegedly destined for South Sudan do not enter the…

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South Sudan talks deadlocked over Machar’s powers

Talks to resolve the pending issues in the peace deal were deadlocked on Thursday as the parties bickered over powers and competencies of the first vice president, according to officials at the peace talks. “There are differences because the SPLM-IO insisted on maintaining the functions of the first vice president stipulated in the previous agreement, […]

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Meet man with 130 wives, 300 children and 85 divorces

Many of the world’s major media outlets have focused on the Kenyan whose legend has gone beyond the borders of his country. Died at the age of 94, in early October, Akuku was married 130 times and had some 300 children. Its peculiarity was also due to its great age in this country where the hope turns around […]

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