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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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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17 July 2015

Africa: Journalist says commercial agriculture by multinationals denying locals access to water resources

Author: Global Research News

"African leaders must help continent, not sell it off"...

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6 July 2015
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Author: Nestlé

« Nespresso présente les premiers résultats de The Positive Cup, sa stratégie de développement durable pour 2020 », 2 juillet 2015...

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15 June 2015

South Sudan: Nespresso partnership seeks to boost coffee production & lift families out of poverty

Nespresso's inititiative in South Sudan is helping local farmers boost coffee production and reduce reliance on oil, whose control has exacerbated the ongoing conflict.

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31 May 2015

Human rights due diligence by businesses: An integral part in reimagining Africa’s economic future

Author: Joseph Kibugu, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Human rights due diligence by businesses: An integral part in reimagining Africa’s economic future"...

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20 May 2015

South Sudan: Fighting over control of oil fields escalates as rebels warn oil companies to shut operations to starve govt. of revenue

Author: Aggrey Mutambo, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"South Sudan rebels ask oil firms to leave"...

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18 May 2015

Africa: 'Govts. should put transparency and accountability at the heart of their extraction policies', says analyst

Author: Sebastian Gatimu, Institute for Security Studies, Nairobi

'Exploiting minerals, exploiting communities', 18 May 2015: In Africa…extractive industries have sparked much controversy and debate. While these industries…promise…economic growth and social development, they have, in many cases, instead contributed...

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25 March 2015

South Sudan: Saferworld report highlights challenges & gives recommendations for Chinese investments

…This report, Managing risk in unstable countries: Promoting conflict-sensitive investment in South Sudan, focuses on Chinese companies currently operating, or looking to invest, in South Sudan. It explores some of the key challenges faced by Chinese...

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2 March 2015

South Sudan: Study says oil production activities have rendered water unfit for consumption

Author: Radio Tamazuj (South Sudan)

"Study: ‘Direct link’ between oil exploration and water pollution in Unity"...

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