sudan conflict

South Sudan Cabinet Wants Big Spending Boost to Heal Divisions

By Denis Dumo JUBA, Aug 25 – South Sudan’s cabinet wants to almost triple spending in the next budget, as it hopes to stabilize the fledgling country that has flirted with civil war. However, with earnings from its main asset – oil – heavily disrupted, it was unclear how the government could finance such a

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Sudan Opens Border with South Sudan in a first since 2011 Secession

KHARTOUM, Jan 28 – Sudan President Omar Hassan al-Bashir ordered the opening of his country’s border with South Sudan for the first time since the south’s secession in 2011, state news agency SUNA reported on Wednesday. “President Omar al-Bashir issued a decree today ordering the opening of borders with the state of South Sudan and

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