S. Sudan’s Kiir urges investments to enhance economic growth

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on Tuesday called for more investors into the country, declaring an open investment policy as part of efforts aimed at ensuring all investors are equally and fairly treated.He was speaking at the inauguration of Radisson Blu, a 5-star hotel in Juba.“I am delighted to be with you to participate in the official opening of this iconic hotel. The inauguration of Radisson Blu Hotel in Juba…

Time is short for Sudan to resolve political crisis, UN Mission chief warns

UNITED NATIONS— Time is short for Sudan to reach a solution to its protracted political crisis, the Special Representative for the country told the Security Council, warning that if the impasse is not urgently overcome, the consequences will be felt beyond national borders, impacting a whole generation.“The crisis facing Sudan is entirely homegrown and can only be resolved by the Sudanese,” Volker Perthes, who is also Head of the United…

Sudanese military have to create suitable atmosphere for dialogue: Perthes

Volker Perthes UNITAMS head told the Security Council that time is running out for the Sudanese to strike a deal ending the current political crisis and called on the military leaders to implement confidence-building measures.In a briefing to the 15-member body on the Sudanese crisis aggravated by the military coup of October 2021, Perthes spoke about the political, economic and security “disastrous” impacts of the political instability in the country.He…

Sudan, S. Sudan defense minister discuss borders, Mile-14

South Sudan’s Defense and Veteran Affairs minister, Angelina Teny said the developments that created a disturbance from local communities in Mile-14 area have amicably been dealt with.She made the remarks at the meeting of the joint political and security mechanism between the Sudan and South Sudan in Khartoum on TuesdayTeny, according to SUNA, also affirmed her country’s commitment to the joint work included in the mechanism, while calling for the…

Rights group urges investigations into Abyei killings

A human rights group has expressed “deep” concern over the continued inter-tribal attacks between the between Dinka and Misseriya tribes in Abyi area located at the border between Sudan and South Sudan, urging “urgent” investigation into the incident.The African Center for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), in a statement, said these attacks resulted into the killing and injuring of several people.The New York-based entity said it documented the killing of…

Rights group urges investigations into Abyei killings

A human rights group has expressed “deep” concern over the continued inter-tribal attacks between the between Dinka and Misseriya tribes in Abyi area located at the border between Sudan and South Sudan, urging “urgent” investigation into the incident.The African Center for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), in a statement, said these attacks resulted into the killing and injuring of several people.The New York-based entity said it documented the killing of…

Sudanese military have to create suitable atmosphere for dialogue: Perthes

Volker Perthes UNITAMS head told the Security Council that time is running out for the Sudanese to strike a deal ending the current political crisis and called on the military leaders to implement confidence-building measures.In a briefing to the 15-member body on the Sudanese crisis aggravated by the military coup of October 2021, Perthes spoke about the political, economic and security “disastrous” impacts of the political instability in the country.He…

Cyclones and More Frequent Storms Threaten Africa

Global warming is causing an increase in the frequency and intensity of storms in Africa, which are exacerbating other socioeconomic stressors across the continent.More Rain…The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts that, as a result of global warming, the frequency and intensity of heavy rainfall events will increase for most of tropical Africa (while parts of northern and southern Africa will become drier). This translates into a significantly increased risk…
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