Heglig

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 4th, 2012
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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — South Sudan and Sudan announced Saturday that they have struck a deal over the south’s exportation of oil through Sudan’s pipelines and the distribution of oil revenues. A disagreement over oil sharing prompted South Sudan to shut down its oil production in J...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 23rd, 2012
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South Sudan has offered its neighbour Sudan more than $3bn (£2bn) in compensation for economic losses caused by the South’s independence. They are holding talks in Ethiopia in a bid to resolve bitter disputes ahead of a UN deadline on 2 August. Juba also proposes an increased transit fee to mov...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 14th, 2012
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South Sudan said on Wednesday it is seeking international arbitration to settle a dispute with neighbouring Sudan over ownership of several contested borderlands. The African neighbours, which split apart in July, have clashed repeatedly along their 1,800 km (1,200 miles) long border, parts of which ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 8th, 2012
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Sudan and South Sudan broke off security talks on Thursday after failing to agree on a demilitarised zone along their disputed border to help prevent them slipping into outright warfare. The African neighbours came close to war when a border dispute in April saw the worst violence since South Sudan s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 7th, 2012
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By Jacob K. Lupai In poverty estimation we can use income and consumption as welfare indicators to assess the extent of poverty. We earn income in order to have access to commodities in the market for our consumption. As expected the higher the income the more access one has to commodities. However, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 3rd, 2012
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South Sudan is accusing Sudan of bombing its border region Thursday despite a U.N. Security Council warning for the countries to end hostilities or face sanctions. Southern army spokesman Philip Aguer said Sudanese warplanes dropped 12 bombs and launched artillery in the village of Lalop where southe...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 3rd, 2012
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New York – South Sudan on Wednesday gave a “solemn commitment” to abide by a UN Security Council resolution demanding an end to hostilities with rival Sudan. But Sudan’s UN envoy said there could only be peace between the neighbouring states when the South ends its support for...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
May 2nd, 2012
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The United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Sudan, Mr Ali Al-Za’tari, has expressed concern about the plight of South Sudanese people stranded at the Kosti way station amid reports that they and all international organizations working there will have to leave Kosti by 5 May 2012...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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By Zechariah Manyok Biar These days, Sudanese officials (both within Sudan and outside it) claim that South Sudan is the initiator of aggressions. They base their argument on the recent takeover of Panthou (Heglig) by the SPLA. When the African Union (AU), for example, came up with its roadmap for th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2012
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President Kibaki has urged Sudan and its neighbour South Sudan to give dialogue a chance but the two countries are far from ready to face each other at any negotiating table. Sudan ambassador to Kenya Kamal Ismail Saeed and South Sudan Embassy Charge D’Affairs Kur Garang Deng spoke to the Nation abou...