South Sudan

South Sudan became independent of Sudan on 9 July 2011.  For all materials about this territory before its independence, please see our section on Sudan.

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28 August 2019

South Sudan: Govt. to assess pollution in oil-producing areas after concerns on its impact on livelihoods & health

Author: John Adukata, The EastAfrican (Kenya)

"South Sudan to assess pollution in oil-producing areas"...

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30 May 2019

Progress on child labour flatlining in world’s manufacturing hubs, according to 2019 Child Labour Index

Author: Verisk Maplecroft

Despite high levels of economic growth and improvements on poverty and education, progress on child labour has stalled in the manufacturing countries most entwined with global supply chains... [O]ur latest annual Child Labour Index... shows that...

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15 April 2019

So. Sudan: Oil minister denies UN allegations that oil revenues are funding civil war

Author: Al Jazeera

"Is oil money fuelling war in South Sudan?" 6 April 2019....

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24 March 2019

So. Sudan: IMF advises govt. to stop selling oil advances in loans with Chinese companies, says oil revenues should be used for peacebuilding

Author: Hereward Holland, BusinessDay

"IMF urges South Sudan to halt dubious oil-backed loans", 19 March 2019....

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15 March 2019
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Author: El País

“Petróleo para violar derechos humanos en Sudán del Sur” – 14 de marzo de 2019...

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26 February 2019
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Author: Olivier de Souza, Agence Ecofin

« Soudan du Sud : les compagnies pétrolières pourraient être complices des atrocités commises sur les populations », 22 février 2019...

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18 December 2018

UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)

"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...

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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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9 December 2018

Equity Bank did not respond

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9 December 2018

Kenya protesters allege Kenya Commercial Bank, Equity Bank and Stanbic complicit in South Sudan conflict

Author: APA (Senegal)

"Nairobi demo targets funders of S/Sudan conflict"...

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