Southern Sudan

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Mar 12th, 2013
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By Luka Biong Deng The people of South Sudan will soon be debating the aspects of Permanent Constitution that will certainly lay a foundation for the new country. There is no doubt that the Transitional Constitution has laid process and mechanism through which the views of citizens could be solicited...
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Nov 2nd, 2012
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By Luka Biong Deng On 2nd October 2006, President Salva requested Dr Douglas Johnson to prepare for the Government of Southern Sudan (GoSS) a technical background paper on the Southern Sudan borderlines. This background paper was to define the North-South and international borderline of Southern Suda...
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Mar 1st, 2012
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By Adam Hyde Pastoralism is the dominant economic activity of South Sudan’s conflict-prone Jonglei State. It is so critical to livelihoods that it has shaped cultural practices throughout much of South Sudan. Though violence is not new to these areas, a striking feature of the post-independence South...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 3rd, 2012
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An official in South Sudan says 37 people were killed when shooting broke out at a meeting to settle disputes over stolen cattle. The incident happened Wednesday in Mayendit county, in South Sudan’s Unity State. The state information minister, Gideon Gatpan, says random shooting began after gun...
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Jan 26th, 2012
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Addis Ababa – A South Sudan official said the country has shut down more than 900 oil wells after accusing neighbouring Sudan of stealing its oil. Pagan Amum, the secretary general of South Sudan’s ruling party, said on Wednesday that the shutdown will have a big impact on the new nation,...
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Jan 23rd, 2012
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NEW YORK, January 23, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The following statement was issued today by the Spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon: The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by continuing tensions along the border between Sudan and South Sudan as well as the curren...
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Jan 23rd, 2012
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WASHINGTON, January 23, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Victoria Nuland Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC January 21, 2012 The U.S. supports the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel’s (AUHIP) Roadmap proposal for an agreem...
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Jan 20th, 2012
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Juba – At least 120 000 South Sudanese have been affected by an explosion of ethnic violence in the troubled state of Jonglei, as the world’s newest nation reels from weeks of revenge attacks, the UN said on Friday. “The violence in Jonglei hasn’t stopped… Only two weeks...
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Jan 19th, 2012
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Sudanese rebels say they shot down an army helicopter and killed 26 government soldiers in fighting in Sudan’s southern Blue Nile state. A spokesman from the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North says the clashes took place earlier this week near the state capital of Ed Damazin. Army o...
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Jan 18th, 2012
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WASHINGTON, January 18, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Statement from NSC Spokesman Tommy Vietor on Violence in South Sudan The United States continues to be deeply disturbed by the recent interethnic clashes in Jonglei State in the Republic of South Sudan that are causing tremendous ...