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Sudan cancels oil, security deals with South
Sudan cancels oil, security deals with South
Sudan has put on hold nine security and economic pacts with South Sudan but remains committed to good relations if the South ends support for rebels.
Africa 3.0: State of Dis-Unity
Africa 3.0: State of Dis-Unity
Unity State in the north of the Republic of South Sudan is rich in oil reserves - meaning, of course, that it should also be a driver of growth.
Africa 3.0: Making good food in a tough town
Africa 3.0: Making good food in a tough town
When Osman Abdelmoniem first arrived in Juba in 2005, there was one tarred road and a tent in a camp cost him $350 a night.
SA soldiers to stand guard at the birth of South Sudan
SA soldiers to stand guard at the birth of South Sudan
SANDF soldiers have arrived in South Sudan to provide added security to the world's newest nation as it formally declares independence this weekend.
SA to provide muscle at South Sudan independence bash
SA to provide muscle at South Sudan independence bash
A contingent of South African soldiers is providing security for South Sudan's independence day celebrations in Juba this weekend.
South Sudan brushes fear aside
South Sudan brushes fear aside
As the country prepares for independence, the positive feeling is at odds with warnings by NGOs.
Dancing in the street: South Sudan starts party early
Dancing in the street: South Sudan starts party early
Hours before south Sudan becomes independent, a mood of joyful expectation has swept through its capital, with crowds dancing in the streets.
Zuma hails Mbeki's role in Sudan
Zuma hails Mbeki's role in Sudan
President Jacob Zuma on Friday praised the role his predecessor Thabo Mbeki played in bringing an end to conflict in Sudan.
'Free at last': Happy birthday South Sudan
'Free at last': Happy birthday South Sudan
Thousands of South Sudanese danced in the streets on Saturday to mark their long-awaited independence.
'Bye-bye Bashir': South Sudan celebrates
'Bye-bye Bashir': South Sudan celebrates
A crowd of about 100 000 gathered at the mausoleum of Sudan People's Liberation Army hero John Garang, to recognise South Sudan's independence.

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