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To intervene or not? China's foreign policy experiment in South Sudan raises questions - South China Morning Post

China's announcement of plans to vastly expand its first-ever overseas military base in Djibouti follows a dramatic display in July, when two Chinese navy vessels steamed across the Indian Ocean towards the dock. On both counts, Asia's pre-eminent ...and more »

Foundation Stone Laid For Expansion And Modernization Of Juba Teaching Hospital - gurtong

President Salva Kiir Mayardit, Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan, He Xiangdong, and the Minister of Health Dr. Riak Gai Kok on Saturday laid the foundation stone for expansion and modernization of Juba Teaching Hospital. 02 October 2017. Foundation ...and more »

International companies to invest in Sudan's mineral sector - Middle East Monitor

Three Arab and Western companies have agreed to finance the mineral sector in Sudan, the Sudanese mining minister, Hashem Ali Salem, announced today. Speaking on the sidelines of an event held in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Salem said that the ...and more »

South Sudan: The Price of Water - South Sudan's Capital Goes Thirsty As Costs Soar - AllAfrica.com

Juba — South Sudan, home to the Nile, is not considered to be a water-scarce country. But civil war and hyperinflation have created a water crisis. When Jimmy's parents finally pulled their son out of the churning river, his body was already lifeless ...and more »

Rights body urges balanced consultation on revitalization forum - Sudan Tribune

September 30, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan Human Right Society for Advocacy (SHURSA) has urged the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to ensure revitalization of the peace process includes civil society groups and those in rebel-controlled ...and more »

Sudanese-Ethiopian committee to meet in Khartoum - Sudan Tribune

October 1, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Joint Sudanese- Ethiopian Higher Committee (JSEHC) would hold its next meeting in Khartoum in mid-October, said the official news agency SUNA. The JSEHC meeting would be preceded by the meeting of the joint Sudanese ...and more »

Khartoum and Juba agree over resumption of oil production - Sudan Tribune

September 30, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Juba has agreed with Khartoum to resume production from the oil field in the Unity region, after boosting the security of the troubled region near the Sudanese border. JPEG - 53.6 kb; A worker at the power plant of an ...and more »

S. Sudan seeking negotiation with US over sanctions: official - Sudan Tribune

September 30, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan is seeking negotiation with the United States government over the most recent sanctions it imposed on three of its officials, the presidential spokesperson said on Thursday. PNG - 256.5 kb; South Sudan's ...and more »

South Sudan parliament approves $47.88m AfDB loan - Sudan Tribune

September 30, 2017 (JUBA) - Members of South Sudan parliament on Monday approved a $47.88 million loan obtained from the African Development Bank (AfDB). JPEG - 37.9 kb; South Sudanese MPs stand during a parliamentary session in Juba on 31 August 2011 ...and more »

Song Zhen boosts war against violent crime in South Sudan - News Ghana

Song Zhen, a Chinese national, was inspired to set up a security company in South Sudanese capital Juba after witnessing a spiraling crime wave that scared local and foreign investors. Song won accolades from the local hosts when he set up Deway ...and more »