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Sudan extends ceasefire with southern rebels

28 Jul 2019

JUBA Sudanese and South Sudanese officials agreed late on Saturday with the leader of an alliance of armed factions operating along their joint border to extend a ceasefire and grant humanitarian access to some areas affected by conflict in Sudan.

South Sudanese rebel group says it killed eight soldiers

23 Jul 2019

JUBA A South Sudanese rebel group said it killed eight soldiers in the south of the nation on Tuesday, underlining the fragility of the oil-rich east African country after a partially implemented peace deal was signed last year.

South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

20 Jun 2019

JUBA South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries to civil servants and soldiers.

South Sudanese president appoints new oil minister

12 Jun 2019

JUBA The South Sudanese president has appointed a new petroleum minister, removing Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the presidential spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, but the reasons for the move were unclear.

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews

11 Jun 2019

JUBA A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped.

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year

08 May 2019

JUBA The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war.

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year

08 May 2019

JUBA, May 8 The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war.

UPDATE 1-South Sudan agrees oil exploration deal with South Africa

06 May 2019

JUBA, May 6 South Sudan and South Africa on Monday signed a six-year production-sharing agreement for an untapped exploration block in the East African country, where production has been hit by civil war.

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD

03 May 2019

JUBA South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement.

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity govt - IGAD

03 May 2019

JUBA South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement.

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