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Sudan signs peace deal with key rebel groups, some hold out

01 Sep 2020

JUBA Sudan's power-sharing government signed a peace agreement with key rebel groups on Monday, a step towards resolving deep-rooted conflicts from the long rule of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

South Sudan seeks $250 million loan from African Exim Bank

25 Aug 2020

JUBA, Aug 25 Cash-strapped South Sudan is seeking a $250 million loan from the African Export-Import Bank, the deputy minister of agriculture said, to implement a long-delayed peace agreement, fight COVID-19 and support food security.

UPDATE 3-South Sudan central bank says foreign exchange reserves have run out

19 Aug 2020

JUBA, Aug 19 South Sudan, battered by years of conflict and corruption, has run out of foreign exchange reserves and cannot stop the pound's depreciation, a senior central bank official in the oil-producing nation said on Wednesday.

South Sudan central bank says foreign exchange reserves have run out

19 Aug 2020

JUBA South Sudan, battered by years of conflict and corruption, has run out of foreign exchange reserves and can no longer stop the pound's depreciation, a senior central bank official in the oil-producing nation said on Wednesday.

Sudan, major rebel group sign deal to integrate rebels into army

18 Aug 2020

JUBA Sudan and a major rebel group signed an agreement on Monday to integrate the rebels into the army within 39 months, signatories said, the latest in a slew of agreements between the Sudanese government and long-running insurgencies.

South Sudan death toll in disarmament fighting rises, UN sends peacekeepers

14 Aug 2020

JUBA The death toll in South Sudan's Warrap State has risen to 148 following fighting this past weekend during a disarmament exercise, a local government official said on Friday, and the U.N. has deployed forces to maintain calm in the region.

UPDATE 1-South Sudan's central bank cuts benchmark interest rate to 10%

07 Jul 2020

JUBA, July 7 South Sudan's central bank said it cut its benchmark interest rate to 10% from 13%, as part of efforts to mitigate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the economy.

Hundreds killed in South Sudan tribal clashes - ICRC

21 May 2020

JUBA Hundreds of civilians, including three aid workers, were killed in a series of tribal clashes in villages in South Sudan's vast Jonglei state, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday.

South Sudan vice president, wife test positive for coronavirus

19 May 2020

South Sudan's Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny, who serves as defence minister, have tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said on Monday. | Video

South Sudan's vice president, wife test positive for coronavirus

18 May 2020

May 18 South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar and his wife Angelina Teny have tested positive for coronavirus, his office said in a statement on Monday.

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