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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29 August 2016
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17 August 2016

So. Sudan: Fight for control of oil fields fuelling conflict leading to thousands of deaths

Author: Davide Mastracci, in Vice News (Canada)

"South Sudan's ethnic conflict has a whole lot to do with oil"...

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15 August 2016

High risk of modern slavery in nearly 60% of countries, global index finds

Author: Lin Taylor, Thomson Reuters Foundation

 Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index...which also ranked North Korea as having the worst record of slave labour in the world. By assessing incidents of human...

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12 May 2016
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Author: Farid Farah, Maghreb Emergent (Algérie)

« Les TIC sont le moteur du développement durable, selon un rapport d’Ericsson », 7 mai 2016...

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26 April 2016

Expert urges Uganda to require disclosure of beneficial companies' owners to promote transparency in extractives industry

Author: Billy Rwothungeyo, New Vision (Uganda)

“Emulate South Sudan on oil companies, Uganda advised”...

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13 April 2016
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Author: Nespresso, TechnoServe et USAID

« L'USAID rejoint Nespresso et TechnoServe dans le soutien aux caféiculteurs du Soudan du Sud », 7 Apr 2016...

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9 December 2015

South Sudan: Global Witness says transparency in oil revenue management key to ending conflict

Author: Global Witness

"Turning the Tide: Building a clean oil sector through South Sudan’s Peace Agreement"...

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12 October 2015
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Author: Courrier International (France)

« Grâce à Clooney, la capsule Nespresso sud-soudanaise est née », 8 octobre 2015...

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31 August 2015

Columnist discusses approaches to socially responsible investment in conflict zones such as South Sudan

Author: Oliver Balch, The Guardian (UK)

"What can a South Sudan brewery teach us about business in conflict zones?"...

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30 August 2015

South Sudan: Ordinary citizens have never benefited from oil revenue, says local leader

Author: Ann Garrison, San Francisco Bay View (USA)

"South Sudan: African Union commission says oil resources must benefit the people for lasting peace"...

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