July 19, 2011
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 urgently needs a diversification strategy to move away from a mono–product economy, said Ian Bannon, Acting Country Director for World Bank in Sudan.
July 14, 2011
While South Sudanese are enjoying their first heady days of independence, people in the North see hard times ahead.
As South Sudan introduces its new currency, the head of the country’s central bank has said inflation rates in neighboring countries could affect the new country’s economy.
July 11, 2011
It's official, South Sudan is now a new country...
July 10, 2011
South Sudan became the world's newest nation yesterday but has a long way to go in developing its main industry, oil.
July 9, 2011
Southern Sudan has started celebrating its independence from the north early Saturday morning.
June 30, 2011
The soon to be independent oil rich state of South Sudan will mobilize 500 billion dollars worth of investment for infrastructure development in the next five years.
June 28, 2011
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday morning arrived in the Chinese capital Beijing for a summit between him and President Hu Jintao.
June 23, 2011
The government of the oil-producing region of South Sudan on Wednesday called on the international community to provide more financial support to education there as it approaches statehood on July 9.
June 16, 2011
Current violent clashes along the dotted division of Sudan could escalate into a prolonged civil war, the future of oil taking a front seat in this transition.
April 24, 2011
In the Arab World, the most solemn week in the Christian calendar was matched by the sobriety of celebrations snatched during political upheaval and bloodshed. In some regions that particularly peaked in unrest during this holy week, celebrations have had to be ‘foresaken’ somewhat for current needs on the ground during this emergency period.
April 7, 2011
Ismail al-Askar, a deputy in the Palestinian Legislative Council from Hamas has dismissed news reports about the injury and the targeting of his nephew.
April 6, 2011
Sudanese authorities said they began investigating the targeted bombing of a car late Tuesday night in the coastal city of Port Sudan on the Red Sea.
April 4, 2011
Sudanese policemen backed by pro-government students clashed with hundreds of youth activists in Khartoum on Monday.