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News South Sudan » Economy: In South Sudan, civil war drives more children onto the streets, into work

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/south-sudan/south-sudan-civil-war-drives-more-children-streets-work
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Hunger, fuelled by a protracted civil war and a failed economy, has pushed children like Malit into labour or life on the streets, according to a report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). South Sudan - the world’s youngest ...

News South Sudan » Economy: Sudan: Prisoner Release Left Many Activists Behind

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/22/sudan-prisoner-release-left-many-activists-behind
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Sudan’s economy deteriorated following South Sudan’s independence in 2011 and in response, the government has imposed austerity measures that included devaluing the currency and lifting subsidies on wheat earlier this year, driving up the price of bread.

News South Sudan » Economy: “I’m not sure how they’re surviving”: Sudan’s soaring inflation hits hard

News channel or source: http://africanarguments.org/2018/02/20/im-not-sure-how-theyre-surviving-sudans-soaring-inflation-hits-hard/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

This latest deterioration of Sudan’s national currency comes after at least seven years of economic turmoil. In 2011, South Sudan seceded, taking with it 75% of the former country’s vast and lucrative oil reserves. At the same time, conflicts in ...

News South Sudan » Economy: Sudan Releases Political Prisoners From Khartoum Jails

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-18/sudan-releases-political-prisoners-from-khartoum-jails
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Sudan's economy has been struggling since the south seceded in 2011, taking with it three-quarters of what had been its oil output. Opposition groups have accused the president of jailing dissidents and censoring the media. Bashir has remained in power for ...

News South Sudan » Economy: South Sudan rebels free Kenyan pilots after compensation paid, rebel spokesman says

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southsudan-kenya/south-sudan-rebels-free-kenyan-pilots-after-compensation-paid-rebel-spokesman-says-idUSKCN1G31PV?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Oil-rich South Sudan has been in the throes of civil war since 2013, months after President Salva Kiir fired his then-deputy Riek Machar. The conflict has displaced a third of the population, shut down most of the oil production and strangled the economy.

News South Sudan » Economy: Sudan Reopened Border Post Closed Since 2011

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24574&SEO=sudan-reopened-border-post-closed-since-2011
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Sudan has opened a border point for trade with South Sudan for the first time since the separation in 2011, a step that could ease economic troubles in both African nations. The crossing between Sudan's White Nile state and South Sudan's Upper Nile region ...

News South Sudan » Economy: Sudan: Seeking Russian Protection From Americans

News channel or source: https://www.strategypage.com/qnd/sudan/articles/20180221.aspx
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Sudan released the food protestors and opposition leaders because it is worried that the U.S. may impose economic sanctions once more. The government also promised to release another 40 detainees in the near future. February 18, 2018: In northeast South ...

News South Sudan » Economy: US says 'deeply concerned' over political arrests in Sudan

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/15/us-says-deeply-concerned-over-political-arrests-in-sudan.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Sudan's economy has been struggling since it lost oil-rich South Sudan to secession in 2011, with double-digit inflation and rising food prices driving unrest. Security forces violently shut down attempted demonstrations. The U.S. says it "believes in ...

News South Sudan » Economy: US bishops urge day of prayer and fasting for peace in DRC, S Sudan

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/us-bishops-urge-day-of-prayer-and-fasting-for-peace-in-drc-s-sudan-16655
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Both countries have suffered corruption, violent ethnic clashes, and poor economic conditions ... “Tragically, violent conflict rages in both nations. South Sudan won its independence in 2011 only to find itself a victim to corruption and a bloody ...