Sudan

January 24, 2012

South Sudan
09:27 GMT

The world’s newest country is suing its former other half because of what South Sudan describes as “stealing” oil.

December 31, 2011

The Syrian crisis has been escalating, and the last Friday of 2011 saw a climactic spate of protestor killings, using nail bombs. The opposition is defiant, and as the death toll rises so does the volume of protests - fortified in the knowledge that the Arab League (following sanctions) are in town on their mission to halt the regime crackdown.
16:41 GMT

As the year comes to close, many are relieved that a year of stormy clouds and unabated anger is behind us. Things can only get better or is there still worse to come? In 2011, it turned out that we could not forecast the range of violent weather, nor could we predict the rage of people. From the Gulf to the Caucuses, and from the USA to Japan the world felt pain in 2011.

December 25, 2011

Khalil Ibrahim
15:54 GMT

Sudan's army killed a top rebel leader from the Darfur region on Sunday, state media reported.

Sudan
13:21 GMT

Sudanese press reports said that last Thursday Israeli aircraft attacked in eastern Sudan near the border with Egypt.

December 6, 2011

Israeli PM
11:06 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will pay an historic visit to South Sudan on Wednesday.

October 24, 2011

Saif al-Islam
13:20 GMT

According to report published Monday in a Sudanese newspaper, Saif al-Islam, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, is currently in Sudan

October 5, 2011

Gold
08:22 GMT

Mining Minister Abdelbaqi al-Jaylani expects that Sudan will earn $4 billion from mine exports this year.

October 3, 2011

Agriculture
08:11 GMT

The Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD) expects Arab investment in agriculture of $ 27 billion, including $ 15 billion in Algeria during the next five years.

September 19, 2011

Sudan
16:04 GMT

The Sudanese pound hit a new low against the dollar which equaled 3.9 Sudanese pound compared to 3.6 last week.

July 31, 2011

Governor of South Sudan’s Upper Nile State challenged youths to help government efforts in combating poverty and cultivating a culture of peace and reconciliation
08:00 GMT

Simon Kun Puoc, governor of South Sudan’s Upper Nile State on Wednesday challenged youths to help government efforts in combating poverty.

July 28, 2011

South Sudan
14:24 GMT

The Israeli Foreign Ministry announced Thursday that Israel has established full diplomatic relations with the government of the newly established South Sudan.

July 26, 2011

After its independence, South Sudan took 75 percent of the country's 500,000 barrels a day of oil production but depends on the North to use its pipeline, port and refineries to sell the oil
08:48 GMT

South Sudan said its former civil war foe Khartoum, which controls the pipelines for its oil exports, had declared economic war against the new African nation.

July 25, 2011

A Sudanese man shows notes of the new Sudanese pound in Khartoum on July 24, 2011
08:33 GMT

The Central Bank of Sudan (CBS) launched the new Sudanese Pound throughout North Sudan on Sunday.

July 19, 2011

South Sudan's new currency
08:28 GMT

The new currency for the Republic of South Sudan was officially launched on Monday, amidst citizens concerns that the date on which the notes were printed was not indicated.

July 17, 2011

South Sudan needs to explore opportunities especially in agriculture, which is bigger and more sustainable asset than oil, on which South Sudan currently depends for 98 percent of its revenue
08:00 GMT

South Sudan urgently needs a diversification strategy to move away from a mono–product economy, said Ian Bannon, Acting Country Director for World Bank in Sudan.