Monthly Archives: April 2014

Barack Obama authorizes sanctions against South Sudanese leaders

April 3, 2014(WASHINGTON) –– The President of the United States signed on Thursday an executive order authorizing US banks to freeze assets of designated South Sudanese leaders, who are yet to be named. Obama has granted power to his cabinet officials to identify ‘certain persons’ who are responsible for human rights abuses in South Sudan, for attacks against the UN

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DEAR NAATH IN UN JUBA BASED – A REPLY TO TEARZ AYUEN: NOTHING PERSONAL.

By Nyanyuon Bany April 03, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — It is assumed for the purpose of this reply that the topic confined to Naath in Juba is not an attempt to ignore the suffering of South Sudanese around the country. This include Dinkas under attack in rebel occupied places and other tribes which we sadly forget to respectfully mention in this Dinka/

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President Obama signs executive order in response to South Sudan crisis

U.S. President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order Thursday that blocks American-held property of individuals who have sought to undermine the stability and security of South Sudan. In signing the Executive Order, the president hopes to send a message to the government of South Sudan and the rebels that they must cease hostilities and engage fully in the peace process.

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UN: Situation in South Sudan far from normal, SRSG says

  April 03, 2013(UNMISS) –Consequences of the South Sudan conflict were still tearing the country apart, Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG) Hilde F. Johnson said in Juba today. “The situation here in Juba seems calm now, but it is far from normal,” said Ms. Johnson. “We are far from a political solution to the conflict.” “Although significantly improved,

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South Sudan’s Kiir set for talks in Khartoum

By MOHAMMED AMIN, Nation Correspondent in Khartoum April 03, 2014(Khartoum) — Sudan has announced that the president of South Sudan, Mr Salva Kiir Mayardit will visit Khartoum on Saturday to hold a summit with his Sudanese counterpart Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Sudanese ministry of foreign affairs spokesman Abu Bakr Al-sidig told the Nation today that the one-day visit comes in response

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Investors Flee South Sudan

By DAN KEELER April 03, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — On a sweltering day in early December, more than 600 people gathered in a giant tent in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, to hear the country’s president explain why the world’s newest country was also the world’s most exciting investment destination. Among the crowd were representatives from some of the world’s biggest

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