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Sudan, rebel groups agree on roadmap for peace talks

5:14pm BST

JUBA/KHARTOUM Sudan and a major rebel group agreed on Friday to a roadmap that will allow suspended peace talks to resume, giving new impetus to efforts by the government to end multiple conflicts around the country, the two sides said.

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap

11 Sep 2019

JUBA Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday.

South Sudan parties agree to form interim government by November 12

11 Sep 2019

JUBA South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have agreed to form a transitional government by the middle of November, the information minister said on Wednesday.

South Sudan makes minor oil discovery, first since independence

22 Aug 2019

JUBA South Sudan has made a small oil discovery in Northern Upper Nile State, its first since independence in 2011 when exploration was interrupted by war and instability, the oil minister said on Thursday.

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.

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