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S. Sudan: Protesters and Police Clash Over Agreement With Sudan

Angry demonstrators have clashed with police forces in main city centre of Juba where the police fired live bullets to disperse the protest. The protestors...

No Break-Through in Talks Between S.Sudan and Sudan

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his northern counterpart Omer Al-Bashir decided to continue direct talks on security and disputed areas for the third...

China Playing Both Sides in Sudan Conflict

Pressure is mounting on President Hu Jintao's government to use its commercial ties with Juba and Khartoum for constructive diplomacy. South Sudan's government and ruling...

South Sudan’s President Criticizes World’s Stance on Heglig Dispute

South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit on Friday strongly criticised international community including the United Nations and African Union for showing "deliberate" failure to...

Mbeki Downplays Prospects of Full Scale War Between Two Sudans

The chair of the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP), former South Africa President, Thabo Mbeki, on Thursday, dismissed fears and speculations suggesting possibilities...

Oil Talks Collapse Between North and South Sudan

The presidents of Sudan Omer Hassan al-Bashir and South Sudan Salva Kiir failed to reach an agreement on the terms by which Juba can export its oil through the north's pipelines despite pressure mounted by African leaders present at the summit in Addis Ababa. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who is the current chair of the African Union (AU) spent several hours of the day in Sheraton hotel desperately trying to convince Bashir and Kiir to reach common grounds on the issue of oil.

Obama to Meet President of South Sudan Salva Kiir in New...

US President Barak Obama will meet next week in the margins of the UN General Assembly with the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Salva Kiir Mayadrit to mark his support to theworld's newest state.

President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Talks Tough On Oil, Abyei

The President of the Republic of South Sudan (RSS) Salva Kiir on Wednesday threatened to stop using the pipelines running through Sudan if the latter insists on sharing oil revenue as opposed to receiving transit fees.