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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

Norway to spend more oil cash, raise carbon tax

by on October 8, 2012 4:03 pm GMT
The country is also planning to raise cash to help developing nations protect tropical forests as part of measures to combat climate change, a budget draft seen by Reuters showed.High oil prices and low interest rates have fuelled a boom in Norway, the world's eighth-largest oil exporter and

Sudan, S. Sudan negotiations continue

by on September 24, 2012 3:21 am GMT
South Sudan said it expected Sudan's President Omar Hassan Bashir and his southern counterpart, Salva Kiir, to reach a deal on Monday, after a UN Security Council deadline was unofficially extended, Reuters reported.The armies of both nations fought for weeks in April along the unmarked and disputed border after

Sudan, S.Sudan leaders to wrap up talks

by on September 19, 2012 3:12 am GMT
Reuters had reported diplomats saying earlier that the former civil war foes Sudan and South Sudan were coming close at talks in Addis Ababa to a border security deal that would allow the resumption of oil exports vital to the economies of both countries.South Sudan became independent last year