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Sanctions will worsen conflict, president Kiir warns

May 23, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan leader, Salva Kiir has cautioned over calls for sanctions, saying it will worsen the country’s ongoing conflict. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (Photo: Reuters) The warning comes amid renewed military clashes in recent weeks between South Sudan government forces and the armed opposition groups. “At More...

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By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Two men detained over fake pounds in Yei

Two men suspected of producing and circulating fake South Sudanese pounds have been arrested in Yei River County in Central Equatoria State. Police say the men produced fake notes amounting to more than 150,000 More...

By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Michael Makuei on journalists

Inormation Minister Michael Makuei speaks during the South World Press Freedom Day 2015. http://eyeradio.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Makuei.mp3  More...

By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Is media in South Sudan free?

Recently, the Freedom House released a report, ranking South Sudan as the third country in the world with a significant decline in the freedom of the press in 2014. Well, is the report wrong? Oliver Modi, chair More...

By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Conference on media independence commences in Juba

A national conference to discuss issues affecting the media in the country started this morning in Juba. This comes a day after the Freedom House released a report, ranking South Sudan as the third country in the More...

By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Warrap minister summoned over budget ‘irregularities

The Minister of Finance in Warrap has appeared before the state parliament to make clarifications on what MPs consider ‘irregularities’ in the implementation of the annual budget. Majok Bol Kur is explaining More...

By talkofsudan On Monday, May 4th, 2015
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Gov’t on SSP exchange rate

South Sudan is in negotiations with Kenya and Uganda on how it can directly exchange its currency without using the US dollars. The shortage of the US dollars has caused a rise in market prices for basic goods in More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
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Bentiu relatively calm after recent clashes

Security situation in Bentiu has been calm in the last two days after clashes were reported in the area early this week, the United Nations has said. Media reports suggest that more than 70 civilians were killed More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
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Bentiu relatively calm after recent clashes

Security situation in Bentiu has been calm in the last two days after clashes were reported in the area early this week, the United Nations has said. Media reports suggest that more than 70 civilians were killed More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015
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Office of the President reacts to SPLM-IO Pagak conference

The recent resolutions issued during the conference of the SPLM –In Opposition in Pagak will not help bring lasting peace to the country, the Office of the President has reacted. In the conference, the SPLM-In More...

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