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South Sudan Crisis: A Lesson to Rabid Secessionists, By Raheem Oluwafunminiyi

The month of July, 2011 marked a turning point in the history of South Sudan. Not only did it eventually come out of over two and half decades of a bloody civil war in Sudan after intense struggle with its northern neighbour, but it also succeeded in becoming the newest…

Fears of all-out ethnic civil war in South Sudan, as rebels seize oil-producing region

The rebels are being led by a former vice president of the young country. (more…)

South Sudan ‘at the precipice’ of war-Obama

South Sudanese president has expressed his willingness to dialogue with rivals (more…)

U.S. orders its diplomats out of South Sudan because of unrest

The U.S. also asked its citizens to leave the country. (more…)

Sudan, South Sudan agree to open border crossings

Ten crossings are to be opened in demonstration of improved relations between both sides. (more…)

5 UN peacekeepers, 7 civilians killed in South Sudan

Several others were either injured or unaccounted for. (more…)

South Sudan resumes oil production

South Sudan has resumed oil production after more than a year following disputes with its neighbour, Sudan. The decision came after both sides agreed to restart cross-border oil flows last month. South Sudan owns a greater percentage of the oil wealth available to the former Sudan. But transportation of the…

Jonathan re-affirms Nigeria’s support for peace between Sudan, South Sudan

Nigeria’s president says Nigeria will help resolve boundary disputes between Sudan and South Sudan. President Goodluck Jonathan said on Wednesday in Abuja that Nigeria would work with other African leaders to resolve the lingering boundary disputes between Sudan and South Sudan. Mr. Jonathan spoke after receiving a special message from…

UN to investigate killings by South Sudan security forces

Nine protesting civilians were killed by security forces. (more…)

Jonathan, Ban Ki-Moon in closed-door meeting

Mali, Bakassi and Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea top agenda in meeting between the Nigerian President and the UN Sec-Gen. (more…)