- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 08:03 AM
The US special envoy to South Sudan said Thursday that patience has run out over the country's civil war, pressing the message that the warring parties were running out of time to strike a deal and stop fighting. Regional mediators, backed by US President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, have given South Sudan's rivals until August 17 to stop the 19-month-old civil war...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 30 07:46 AM
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Soldiers believed to be with the South Sudanese army and allied militia stole relief supplies and killed seven people in an attack on a rebel-held part of Unity state, a local official said Thursday.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 29 12:21 AM
Sudan's foreign ministry summoned the European Union's representative in Khartoum on Tuesday to complain about "false information" it said the EU had disseminated about the number of refugees and displaced people in the country. In a statement released on July 17, the EU commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management, Christos Stylianides, said that the humanitarian situation in Sudan...
- BloombergJul 29 02:27 AM
Sudan plans to boost electricity output by about 15 percent with new hydropower equipment in the coming year as power cuts in the capital spur sporadic protests.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsJul 28 03:42 AM
South Sudan is set to become the 206th member of the Olympic family later this week, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday, despite ongoing fierce fighting in the African country. The IOC Session will vote on South Sudan's membership on Sunday after a recommendation submitted by the executive board on Tuesday, spokesman Mark Adams said. Thousands have been killed and more than 2.2...
- Reuters via Yahoo! SportsJul 28 03:37 AM
South Sudan is set to become the 206th member of the Olympic family later this week, the International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday, despite ongoing fierce fighting in the African country. The IOC Session will vote on South Sudan's membership on Sunday after a recommendation submitted by the executive board on Tuesday, spokesman Mark Adams said. "The Olympics is all about bridging gaps ...
- Business Wire via Yahoo! FinanceJul 29 07:10 AM
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Sudan Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Analysis and Outlook to 2025 - Blocks, Fields, Production Outlook, SWOT, Companies and Market Structure of Sudan Upstream" report to their offering.
- The Associated Press via Yahoo! SportsJul 28 03:52 AM
The IOC executive board recommended Tuesday that South Sudan be granted Olympic recognition, a step that would allow the world's newest nation to send a team to next year's games in Rio de Janeiro. The full International Olympic Committee will vote on the recommendation on Sunday, IOC spokesman Mark Adams said. South Sudan, which split from Sudan and became independent in 2011, has been torn by...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsJul 28 07:09 AM
The sacks of grain falling from the sky are the first food aid the people of Dablual have seen in months since fighting cut the South Sudanese village off in April. Here in the northern battleground state of Unity, fighting in South Sudan's 19-month civil war has escalated since April, with government and rebel forces accused of burning people alive, gang rape and recruiting large numbers of ...
- The Christian Science MonitorJul 27 01:21 PM
The talks on South Sudan came on the sidelines of Obama's visit to Ethiopia, his second stop on a trip to East Africa.
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