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South Sudan lawmakers quit budget presentation over unpaid public salaries

Jun 20 2019

JUBA South Sudanese lawmakers stormed out of a budget presentation by the finance minister on Thursday, with one citing frustrations over non-payment of salaries to civil servants and soldiers.

South Sudanese president appoints new oil minister

Jun 12 2019

JUBA The South Sudanese president has appointed a new petroleum minister, removing Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the presidential spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, but the reasons for the move were unclear.

South Sudanese president appoints new oil minister

Jun 12 2019

JUBA, June 12 The South Sudanese president has appointed a new petroleum minister, removing Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth, the presidential spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday, but the reasons for the move were unclear.

South Sudan jails prominent economist over media interviews

Jun 11 2019

JUBA A South Sudanese court sentenced a prominent economist to two years in prison on Tuesday for disturbing the peace because he gave interviews to foreign media after he was arrested on treason charges that were subsequently dropped.

South Sudan president says formation of unity government should be delayed a year

May 08 2019

JUBA The president of oil-rich South Sudan said on Wednesday that the formation of a unity government should be delayed by at least a year, despite a May 12 deadline in a September peace agreement that ended the civil war.

UPDATE 1-South Sudan agrees oil exploration deal with South Africa

May 06 2019

JUBA, May 6 South Sudan and South Africa on Monday signed a six-year production-sharing agreement for an untapped exploration block in the East African country, where production has been hit by civil war.

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity government: IGAD

May 03 2019

JUBA South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement.

South Sudan parties agree on six more months to form unity govt - IGAD

May 03 2019

JUBA South Sudan's ruling and opposition parties agreed on Friday to give themselves six more months to form a unity government as part of a peace deal they signed in September, the regional group IGAD said in a statement.

South Sudan court drops treason charge against economist

Apr 26 2019

JUBA A South Sudanese court threw out charges including treason against a prominent economist on Friday but said he still must face trial on new charges of disturbing the peace over interviews he gave to foreign media.

South Sudan oil exports disrupted by Port Sudan protests

Apr 26 2019

JUBA, April 26 South Sudan's oil exports have been disrupted after oil workers in the city of Port Sudan in neighbouring Sudan went on strike and joined widespread anti-government protests, a government spokesman said.

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