Key South Sudan, IGAD Meet Set for Kampala

[Observer] Uganda is set to host the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) meeting to discuss the free movement of South Sudanese, including refugees, in the eight-nation regional bloc.

[Observer] Uganda is set to host the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) meeting to discuss the free movement of South Sudanese, including refugees, in the eight-nation regional bloc.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Give Peace a Chance – Give Children a Chance,’ Senior UN Peacekeeping Official

[UN News] All stakeholders in South Sudan must “engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution” to the conflict there, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official said at the end of her four-day visit.

[UN News] All stakeholders in South Sudan must "engage genuinely and constructively in finding a political solution" to the conflict there, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official said at the end of her four-day visit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

600,000 People Said to Be At Risk From Contaminated Drinking Water

[Deutsche Welle] The German development organization “Sign of Hope” accuses Malaysian oil giant Petronas of poisoning the drinking water of thousands of people in South Sudan. Environmental activists warn of serious consequences.

[Deutsche Welle] The German development organization "Sign of Hope" accuses Malaysian oil giant Petronas of poisoning the drinking water of thousands of people in South Sudan. Environmental activists warn of serious consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

A Who’s Who in South Sudan’s Splintering Civil War

[IRIN] When the third round of talks* aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country’s influential former military chief wants to be at the table.

[IRIN] When the third round of talks* aimed at revitalising the chances of peace in South Sudan gets underway in Addis Ababa on 26 April, the country's influential former military chief wants to be at the table.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Hilal Survive Uyo Scare to Go Through With Enyimba

[CAF] Sudanese side, El Hilal progressed to the mini-league stage despite losing 3-1 to Akwa United in their 2nd 1/16th round second leg on Wednesday at the Uyo International Stadium.

[CAF] Sudanese side, El Hilal progressed to the mini-league stage despite losing 3-1 to Akwa United in their 2nd 1/16th round second leg on Wednesday at the Uyo International Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Chinese-Built Electricity Poles Plant Inaugurated in South Sudan

[Focac] Juba -The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital.

[Focac] Juba -The South Sudan government on Monday launched a factory producing concrete poles that will facilitate an ambitious project done by a Chinese company to rehabilitate and expand the Power Distribution System in Juba, its capital.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan