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  • State’s Strategic Fuel Fund to finance exploration in South Sudan 19 Nov 2019 20:19 The Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) will use its own balance sheet to fund the exploration of an oil block in South Sudan, its parent company the Central Energy Fund has said. Briefing parliament’s portfolio committee on mineral resources and energy CEF CEO …
  • East African body urges South Sudan to implement peace 19 Nov 2019 19:42 JUBA, South Sudan East African body calls on South Sudan leaders to stay committed to peace process to meet 100-day deadline to form transitional government of national unity. Speaking during the workshop organized by the Intergovernmental Authority on …
  • Deadly floods uproot tens of thousands in Central African Republics capital - The Southern Times 19 Nov 2019 19:42 The Oubangui River burst its banks mid-October, plunging large parts of Bangui underwater and causing seven deaths and 25 injuries, the Red Cross said. Other provinces of the country have also been affected. Heavy rainfall and flooding – driven by a …
  • South Sudan: On CRC’s 30th year, World Vision and UNICEF renew appeal to protect South Sudan’s future generation 19 Nov 2019 19:33 This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), a demonstration of the world's commitment to children, but also a reminder that the convention exists because children require special protection by the …
  • Ethiopia: ACLED Regional Overview – Africa (10 – 16 November 2019) 19 Nov 2019 19:00 This week, Africa experienced a significantly high number of attacks on a whole, and the violence was distributed across the continent including the typical hot spots of Somalia, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and Nigeria, but also the continued …
  • We did not decide the GERD’s timeframe for filling the reservoir yet, Irrigation Ministry  19 Nov 2019 18:56 Spokesperson of Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohammed Sebaey said that agreements over the period of filling the reservoir of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) have yet to be reached.  Sebaey told Daily News Egypt that the …
  • As Tensions Rise Over Defense Costs, U.S. Walks Out Of Talks With South Korea 19 Nov 2019 18:42 Protesters in Seoul march ahead of a visit by Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Nov. 14. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption toggle caption Ahn Young-joon/AP Protesters in Seoul march ahead of a visit by Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Nov. 14. Ahn Young- …
  • Starlets demolish Djibouti 12-0 to enter semifinals 19 Nov 2019 18:32 Harambee Starlets celebrate their victory during Olympic Qualifiers match against Black Queens of Ghana at Kasarani on Tuesday Oct 8, 2019. [Jonah Onyango, Standard] National women’s football team Harambee Starlets have joined champions Tanzania in the …
  • Three killed in Port Sudan tribal clashes: Medics 19 Nov 2019 17:27 At least three people have been killed and 24 others wounded following clashes between two tribes in Port Sudan, medics said. Sudanese police imposed a nighttime curfew following the incident on Monday. More: The curfew in the Red Sea city, Sudan's …
  • Britains secret wars - Ian Cobain 19 Nov 2019 17:16 In the months after the surrender of Japan on 14 August 1945, the British people were ready to believe that war was behind them. The newspapers were full of stories about possible home rule for India, and dockers going on strike in London, Liverpool and …
  • Can carbon offsets tackle airlines’ emissions problem? 19 Nov 2019 16:57 Global carbon emissions from the aviation industry are growing faster than expected, and pose a serious risk to the world’s climate efforts if left to grow unchecked. The rise of flygskam, or “flight-shame”, has spurred airlines and travel companies to …
  • After a year of the Yellow Vests - a new chance for united struggle in France 19 Nov 2019 16:29 Yellow Vests marching in Montpellier The Yellow Vests celebrated their first birthday last weekend with convivial barbeques on traffic circles (roundabouts) across France followed by direct actions such as liberating tollbooths. The number of protesters …
  • 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: Ethiopia shock Ivory Coast 19 Nov 2019 15:43 Ethiopian coach Abraham Mebratu led Yemen to its first ever Asian Cup finalsEthiopia under the guidance of local coach Abraham Mebratu, caused an upset in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying with a 2-1 win over visiting Ivory Coast. Also on Tuesday …
  • 3 killed, 7 injured in S. Sudan fuel tank explosion 19 Nov 2019 15:41 November 18, 2019 (MARIDI) - At least three people were killed and seven other wounded when a fuel tank exploded in South Sudan’s Maridi state on Sunday, an official said. The map of Western Equatoria in red The state information minister, Peter Saki said …
  • S. Sudan leaders have “last chance” to form gov't: official 19 Nov 2019 15:41 November 18, 2019 (WASHINGTON) – The African Union’s Peace and Security Commissioner, Smail Chergui said South Sudan leaders have “last chance” to form a national unity government. South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar (L) and President Salva Kiir in Juba …
  • UNICEF calls for urgent action to end child abuse in S. Sudan 19 Nov 2019 15:41 November 18, 2019 (JUBA) - Urgent action is required to end abuse and exploitation of children in South Sudan, the United Nations Children’s agency (UNICEF) said Monday. Child soldiers sit with their rifles at a ceremony held on 10 February 2015 as part of …
  • Two killed after tribal clashes in Port Sudan 19 Nov 2019 15:41 November 18, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Two people were killed and at least seven others were injured on Monday as a result of tribal clashes in Port Sudan, capital of the eastern Red Sea State. The security authorities imposed a curfew from 5 pm to 6 am, while …
  • Economists call to expedite Sudan's lift from terror blacklist 19 Nov 2019 15:41 November 19, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Minister of Finance Ibrahim al-Badawi and U.S. prominent economist Jeffrey Sachs called to remove Sudan immediately from the terrorism blacklist to allow the improvised country to get immediate debt relief. The US …
  • Doha Metro to open Gold Line for public from... 19 Nov 2019 15:38 Doha: The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC) has announced that the trial operation of the Doha Metro's Gold Line will start for the public this Thursday, November 21. The line extends from Ras Bu Abboud Station to Al Aziziyah Station. The …
  • South Sudan: UNMISS-led dialogue brings feuding communities together 19 Nov 2019 15:33 Gideon Asare Sackitey The neighbouring clans of Gwalla and Koro living in Bor-Gok county have for generations been strained by the weight of disputes over limited grazing and fishing resources. Following an upsurge in violence in 2017, which resulted in …
  • South Sudan: South Sudan: Food Assistance Fact Sheet - Updated November 15, 2019 19 Nov 2019 15:33 SITUATION • An estimated 4.5 million people were projected to face Crisis (IPC 3) or worse levels of acute food insecurity from October through January, according to the August IPC analysis.* Large-scale humanitarian food assistance continues to mitigate …
  • Sudan: Outbreak update – Cholera in Sudan, 16 November 2019 19 Nov 2019 15:32 17 November 2019 – The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) reported one case of cholera during epidemiological week 46 (10 – 16 November) of 2019. The cumulative number of reported cases since the declaration of cholera outbreak on 8 August 2019 is 336 …
  • Bafana set to battle for Afcon spot with Sudan after Ghana edges São Tomé e Príncipe 19 Nov 2019 15:29 Ghana laboured to a 1-0 victory over minnows São Tomé e Príncipe in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) Group C qualifier on Monday to likely turn the push for a place in Cameroon into a two-horse race between Bafana Bafana and Sudan. Unless Ghana …
  • Why Bafana will not play 'tiki-taka' style under Molefi Ntseki 19 Nov 2019 14:50 It is highly unlikely the Bafana Bafana players will turn on the swagger with some tiki-taka soccer under Molefi Ntseki and the national team coach intends to maintain the status quo. Ntseki does not intend to employ the "tiki-taka" style of …
  • Treasury mandarins who burned economy with cooked figures 19 Nov 2019 14:37 By OTIATO GUGUYU More by this Author The last thing former Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and Dr Kamau Thugge did before being hounded out of office was pay themselves Sh3.7 million each as allowances for preparing the 2019 budget. It turns out the current …