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South Sudan seeks to revive oil production
November 22, 2018

South Sudan seeks to revive oil production

South Sudan has the third largest oil reserves in sub-Saharan Africa, but most of its oil facilities have been destroyed in the civil war that started in 2013 - two years after it seceded from Sudan.

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There was music on every corner of every street in Khartoum
September 23, 2018

There was music on every corner of every street in Khartoum

The 1970s and 1980s were thrumming as President Nimeiry coddled artists but times changed when his power was threatened

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South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery
August 28, 2018

South Sudan: Oil revival to boost economic recovery

Affected by the civil war, the country's oil output is expected to reach 210,000 barrels per day by the end of 2018.

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South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty
August 9, 2018

South Sudan's Kiir grants rebel leader Machar, others amnesty

President Kiir pardoned all those involved in the nation's civil war as part of a recent peace deal.

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South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal
August 8, 2018

South Sudan: Juba residents jubilant over new peace deal

Former foes Kiir and Machar have three months to form a transitional government once a final peace deal is signed.

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South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement
August 6, 2018

South Sudan's rival leaders sign power-sharing agreement

Once the final deal is signed, the foes will have three months to form a transitional government.

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