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28 July 2014

Columnist says oil has fueled conflict in South Sudan

Author: Alfatih Ziada, in Sudan Vision 25 July 2014

"Focus: Behind the Scene in the Intensifying Conflicts"....

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19 January 2014

South Sudan civil war still no deterrent to Chinese firms

Author: Toh Han Shih, South China Morning Post

Hundreds of Chinese nationals and tens of thousands of refugees are fleeing the worsening civil war in South Sudan, yet Chinese companies are still investing billions of dollars in the troubled region. "Chinese companies, notably CNPC..., have...

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3 September 2013

Sudan lifts threat to block South Sudan oil, foes vow to mend ties

Author: Khalid Abdelaziz, Reuters

Sudan lifted a threat to block oil exports from its old enemy South Sudan...and promised to end their festering conflicts. The countries have fought over disputed territory and accused each other of fuelling rebellions in their territories since the...

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31 August 2013

Conflict sensitivity in South Sudan: ensuring economic development supports peace

Author: Saferworld

By April 2013, Chinese companies had signed Memoranda of Understanding for more than 60 projects in a range of sectors including roads, schools, telecoms, energy, and bridges...A joint research project between South Sudanese and Chinese academics in...

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28 September 2012

Ericsson to promote peace in South Sudan, Uganda

Author: Afriquejet

Ericsson has partnered with...American actor Forest Whitaker in a new foundation with the mission to promote peace among troubled urban neighbourhoods in South Sudan, Uganda and everywhere in the world...Ericsson...said its engagement would begin by...

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1 June 2012

[PDF] South Sudan: Overshadowed Conflict

Author: Amnesty Intl.

This briefing paper focuses on fighting during 2011 in Mayom County...[South Sudan]. The briefing documents serious human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law, as well as the origins and where possible supply routes of key...

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1 May 2012

South Sudan civilians are trapped in conflict over oil

Author: Sudarsan Raghavan, The Washington Post

Every few moments, Nyameat Nyak glances nervously at the sky. It’s been two weeks since Sudanese warplanes bombed her tea shop as she was serving five traders, pregnant with her sixth child...The men died. Her baby lived...“If we had no oil,” said...

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27 April 2012

In South Sudan border lands oil brings bombs, not blessings

Author: Yara Bayoumy, Reuters

Despite a dozen years of oil extraction in South Sudan's Unity state, the capital Bentiu has little to show for it." There's no benefit to Bentiu. We're still drinking water from the river," said David Biphal...A dusty town some 80 km (50 miles) from...

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3 October 2011

Oil Conflict Threatens to Break Out [South Sudan-Sudan]

Author: Charlton Doki, IPS

The communities living on the South Sudan-Sudan border may face genocide if the conflict between the two countries disputing control of oil reserves is not resolved....[T]he communities in these oil states become progressively militarised with arms...

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