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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19 September 2016

Report on the link between conflict and corruption in South Sudan

Author: The Sentry (part of Enough Project), USA

"The Nexus of Corruption and Conflict in South Sudan"...

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19 September 2016

South Sudan: Report alleges leaders squandering oil revenue while millions live in abject poverty amidst conflict

A recent report by The Sentry alleges that political and military leaders in South Sudan have been  benefited from resource-related conflict by embezzling oil revenue to secure lavish lifestyles abroad for their families. In the meantime, more than...

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10 September 2016

Canada: Alleged export of military equipment by Streit Security Vehicles to Sudan despite export ban

Author: The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Canadian-owned firm sold armoured vehicles to Sudan despite export ban, 5 September 2010...

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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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