Archive for the ‘South Sudan’ Category

Sudan War Causes Stoppages On South Sudan Oil Pipeline

Via Reuters, an article on disruptions to South Sudan’s oil pipeline: The main pipeline carrying oil from South Sudan through Sudan for export has been suffering stoppages since last month due to problems linked to the war between Sudan’s army and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), according to three Sudanese officials. A March 16 letter […]

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South Sudan Seeks Investors for New Oil Refinery

Courtesy of Energy, Capital & Power, an article on South Sudan’s efforts to find investors for a new oil refinery: South Sudan’s national oil company Nilepet is calling on investors to secure funding for the construction of an oil refinery in the country’s Block 5A. According to Director General of Finance, Services and Administration at […]

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On Safari In One of the World’s Most Dangerous Countries: South Sudan

Via The Economist, a report on the planet’s biggest conservation project in South Sudan: As the helicopters whizz above the savannah eagles, storks and vultures swoop away from the scything blades. Voices on the intercom joke about the best height to avoid machine-gun bullets. Through the open doors the emerald hue of the plains seeps […]

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Starsight Premier Energy Considers Expansion Into South Sudan, DRC

Via The Africa Report, an article on Starsight Premier Energy’s potential expansion into South Sudan, DRC: Starsight Premier Energy CEO Rupesh Hindocha sees cheap solar power as the key to unlocking Africa’s manufacturing potential. Starsight Premier Energy, a joint venture between Starsight Energy and Premier Solar, is considering entering South Sudan and Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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Russia and South Sudan: Exploring Opportunities for Bilateral Cooperation

Via Modern Diplomacy, a report on efforts between Russia and South Sudan to explore opportunties for bilateral investment and cooperation: Ultimately Russia has returned to Africa, this time not with ‘business as usual’ and rhetorics, but doubled actions to invigorate its relations after holding Sochi and St. Petersburg summits. As sealed in the summit declarations, […]

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From Garrison Town to Gold Rush City: Life in Juba, Africa’s Youngest Capital

Courtesy of The Guardian, a look at life in Juba which – twenty years ago – was a small army settlement, but now, oil money and immigration have turned it into a precarious boomtown: Kettles steam on charcoal stoves in the cool morning breeze. It’s a rainy day in Juba, South Sudan’s capital. There are […]

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