Posts Tagged ‘khartoum’

South Sudanese exports to resume ‘within days’

by on November 19, 2012 10:55 am GMT
South Sudan plans to resume oil exports this week, nearly a year after they were halted by the dispute with neighbour Sudan that has deprived both states of badly needed revenue and brought them close to another war.Juba’s information minister Barnaba Benjamin said that major oil fields in the

Embassy protests spread to Sudan

by on September 14, 2012 12:36 pm GMT
Police have reportedly had to fire tear gas to disperse protesters who set upon the embassies days after a violent mob killed the US ambassador to Libya.Tuesday’s assault in Benghazi left Christopher Stevens and three other US citizens dead and triggered a plethora of similar incidents across the Muslim

Sudans resume talks amid optimism

by on September 4, 2012 9:52 pm GMT
The countries have been locked in a series of disputes since South Sudan split from its northern neighbour over a year ago under a 2005 peace deal that ended decades of war.Fighting along the 1800-kilometre border threatened to boil over into a full-scale war in April when South Sudan

Sudan makes concession on talks with South

by on July 27, 2012 10:49 pm GMT
A Sudanese oil ministry official said Khartoum had lowered the amount it wanted to charge to transport Southern crude through its territory, in a bid to settle one of a long list of arguments between the rivals, Reuters reported.South Sudan split away from Sudan last year as part of