China donates medical supplies to S. Sudan

CGTN published this video item, entitled “China donates medical supplies to S. Sudan” – below is their description. For more: https://www.cgtn.com/video China is donating more medical equipment to South Sudan to help Africa’s youngest nation tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Beijing is also pledging to keep sending medical teams to Juba to help develop the country’s … Read more China donates medical supplies to S. Sudan

Over 500 Chinese peacekeepers return from South Sudan with honor medals

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Over 500 Chinese peacekeepers return from South Sudan with honor medals” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-12-06/Chinese-peacekeepers-return-from-South-Sudan-with-honor-medals-W0tlqk91XW/index.html More than 500 Chinese peacekeepers from an infantry battalion and engineering unit completed their mission in South Sudan’s Wau and Juba. They returned to China on December 4. The 10th … Read more Over 500 Chinese peacekeepers return from South Sudan with honor medals

COVID-19/Mental Health & other topics – Daily Briefing (5 October 2020)

United Nations published this video item, entitled “COVID-19/Mental Health & other topics – Daily Briefing (5 October 2020)” – below is their description. Daily Press Briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the United Nations Secretary-General. – Libya – Secretary-General/Sudan – Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict – Yemen/Hudaydah – Yemen/Tanker, Syria Secretar – COVID-19/Kosovo – Haiti – Chad – … Read more COVID-19/Mental Health & other topics – Daily Briefing (5 October 2020)

Sudan’s government, rebel groups sign landmark deal

Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Sudan’s government, rebel groups sign landmark deal” – below is their description. Sudan’s transitional government has signed a peace deal with rebel groups at a ceremony in South Sudan’s capital, Juba. The deal aims to end decades of fighting that has left millions displaced, and hundreds of … Read more Sudan’s government, rebel groups sign landmark deal

Peace Deal: Sudan Rebels and Transitional Leaders Sign Peace Agreement

Sudan’s transitional government initialed a peace deal with rebels, sparking hopes of an end to fighting that ravaged Darfur and other parts of the African nation under ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir. The agreement inked Monday with five rebel groups paves the way to fold insurgents into the army and grant them government roles. It’s the … Read more Peace Deal: Sudan Rebels and Transitional Leaders Sign Peace Agreement

Sudan signs peace deal with rebel groups from Darfur

Sudan’s government and the main rebel alliance agreed on a peace deal on Monday to end 17 years of conflict. The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the western region of Darfur and the southern states of South Kordofan and Blue Nile, signed the peace agreement at a ceremony in Juba, … Read more Sudan signs peace deal with rebel groups from Darfur

COVID-19 worsens South Sudan hunger crisis

More than five million people in South Sudan rely on food aid to survive and the coronavirus pandemic is making their lives even harder. The outbreak is slowing down humanitarian operations that deliver essential food supplies. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more COVID-19 worsens South Sudan hunger crisis

South Sudan moving towards sustainable peace – Special Representative

UN Special Representative for South Sudan David Shearer attributed the progress in the country to the “political willingness of two men who put the interests of their country first” and said, “We often speak of courage in war and battle. But peace also requires courage.” Addressing the Security Council via teleconference from Juba today (04 … Read more South Sudan moving towards sustainable peace – Special Representative

South Sudan forms transitional unity government

Some in South Sudan have doubts about the future of the country’s transitional government. The warring sides signed a power-sharing deal on Saturday – aimed at ending years of conflict. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan spoke to people in the capital, Juba, about how they feel about the deal. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – … Read more South Sudan forms transitional unity government

South Sudan rehabilitation centres struggling to serve those with disabilities

Years of violence and a poor healthcare system have left thousands of people in South Sudan with disabilities. But the country of 12 million has only three orthopaedic rehabilitation centres. And for many – these centres provide the only opportunity to restart their lives and allow them to earn a living. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan … Read more South Sudan rehabilitation centres struggling to serve those with disabilities

South Sudan’s rival leaders join forces and declare peace

South Sudan’s rival leaders have formed a unity government – declaring an end to a civil war that’s killed more than 400-thousand people. Former rebel leader Riek Machar has been sworn in as President Salva Kiir’s deputy. It’s the third time they’re trying to form a coalition. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Juba, South … Read more South Sudan’s rival leaders join forces and declare peace

Nation Building in South Sudan: Interview with Joe Rosetti and Ed Huffine of SolutionPoint International

South Sudan is the globe’s newest nation and with so much infrastructure to build in such a short space of time, foreign contractors are on hand to offer expertise and advice to the new government. The Global Herald spoke to security specialists SolutionPoint International to find out about their newest office in the world’s youngest … Read more Nation Building in South Sudan: Interview with Joe Rosetti and Ed Huffine of SolutionPoint International

Kenya Airways Scaling Up Its Network of Operations

The Kenya Tourism Bill will steer Kenya Airways, the Pride of Africa,  to higher heights once passed into law, Kenya Airways, CEO and managing director, Dr Titus Naikuni has said. The bill will ensure that the industry is regulated by bringing in competitive standards. However, the bill will need to be accompanied with right policies … Read more Kenya Airways Scaling Up Its Network of Operations

Southern Sudan to Vote on Secession on 9th January 2011

  Southern Sudan will vote on secession on 9th January 2011, paving the way for the creation of the world’s newest state. A “yes” vote would also see the city of Juba become the globe’s youngest capital. The referenda will be in two parts – the South will vote on secession, whilst the central atrea … Read more Southern Sudan to Vote on Secession on 9th January 2011