Monthly Archives: November 2014

Machar ‘confident of reaching final deal’

South Sudanese opposition leader Riek Machar announced late Friday that he expects to reach a “final agreement” with his rival Salva Kiir, saying most of the disputed points of a proposed power-sharing deal have been settled. This comes after two … Continue reading

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Former Yei mayor and aide found dead

By Denis Dumo-Juba   The former mayor of Yei in Central Equatoria State Cecilia Tito Oba Mayor and her office manager were found dead in Juba on Saturday afternoon near Yei road opposite UNMISS compound, according to the state government. … Continue reading

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Insecurity in South Sudan capital Juba

Is the President Salva Kiir saved who is responsible for night killing in Juba By Denis Dumo-Juba  Below are other crimes and criminal related killings in Juba October 2012, Deng Athuai the chairperson of South Sudan’s Civil Society Alliance was … Continue reading

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South Sudan rebels say they seize oil hub Bentiu; govt denies it

* Each side blames the other for renewed fighting * Diplomats fear escalation of clashes in dry season * Peace talks due this week, but start date uncertain By Aaron Maasho and Denis Dumo ADDIS ABABA/JUBA, Oct 29 (Reuters) – … Continue reading

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South Sudan bus crash kills at least 32, mainly Ugandans

By Denis Dumo JUBA, Sept 29 (Reuters) – At least 32 people were killed and 10 seriously injured when a bus collided with a cargo truck in southern South Sudan, hospital officials said on Monday. Officials said it was still … Continue reading

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Hopes dashed for new South Sudan economy as war grinds on and famine looms

* Corruption, conflict saps government resources * Poor South Sudanese see hopes of change dashed * Shortage of foreign exchange hurts importers * Oil exports shrunk by a third due to conflict By Carl Odera and Denis Dumo JUBA, Sept … Continue reading

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