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Government soldiers and allied militias deliberately killed at least 16 civilians in South Sudan’s western town of Wau on April 10, 2017, in what appears to be an act of collective punishment, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were against people presumed to support the opposition because of their ethnicity.
WHO supports new initiative to more easily allow people living in South Sudan’s rural communities to access health services
Currently, only 40% of people in South Sudan are within reach of health facilities and have consistent access to primary health care services
- EPSA contract signed today in Juba for South Sudan acreage.
- Oranto Petroleum is the 90% shareholder and operator of large Block B3, plans to invest $500 million for exploration and development.
- Government looks to new entrants to boost oil production.
Oranto Petroleum will invest $500 million to develop South Sudan’s Block B3, launching a comprehensive exploration campaign starting immediately. The Ministry of Petroleum and Oranto Petroleum Company, South Sudan signed the exploration and production sharing agreement for the block today in Juba.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, welcomes the news of the resumption of oil production by South Sudan, and its transit and export through Sudan’s oil pipeline. She notes that this marks another major step in the normalization of relations between Sudan and South Sudan, as well as a turning point in the economic fortunes of both countries, which have suffered greatly since oil production was halted in 2012. She welcomes the clear commitment and political will of the two countries to ‘reboot’ their relations, and encourages them to remain steadfast on this path.
BERLIN, Germany, January 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – With Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle acting as patron, the German-African Business Association and the Ghorfa Arab-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry will tomorrow (Tuesday, 29 January) host a trilateral business conference for Germany, the Sudan and South Sudan. The conference, entitled “Germany – Sudan and South Sudan Business Day”, will take place at the Federal Foreign Office and is open to the press.
Co-op Bank is pleased to announce signing of an IFC loan amounting to US$ 60million (Kshs.5.1 Billion). The loan has a tenure of 7 years and is to support the growing borrowing client base in US$ mainly targeting the Small and Medium Enterprises (SME).
by Sophia Tesfamariam
By Sophia Tesfamariam
The Systematic Emasculation of Africa’s Leadership-Part Two
Oil and Gas industry leaders sign up to join the Energy Ministers of Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Mozambique at the Official East Africa Oil and Gas Summit co-hosted by the Ministry of Energy Kenya 13-14 November, Nairobi
Momentum is building towards the East Africa Oil and Gas Summit as market drivers TULLOW, NOC KENYA, PETROBRAS, HALLIBURTON, EXXON, ANADARKO, WEATHERFORD, FUGRO, TOTAL SA, AFREN, CHASE, BERTLING, ECO BANK, CCC, IMARA ENERGY, SIMBA, NILEPET, OPHIR and YOKAGAWA all signed up as delegates this week to attend the Ministers’ Official East Africa Oil and Gas Summit (EAOGS) joining more than 100 companies who have already booked for the official annual event for the Oil & Gas industry in East Africa taking place in Nairobi 13-14 November at the Intercon Nairobi.
Wells to end long treks for often contaminated supplies