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Sudan Calls Off Launch of $1 Billion Sugar Plant

Sudan Calls Off Launch of $1 Billion Sugar Plant

Plant delayed by technical reasons; Boosting sugar production a top priority

April 4, 2012 8:30
 
Egypt’s Citadel to grow staple crops in South Sudan

Egypt’s Citadel to grow staple crops in South Sudan

A unit of Egyptian private equity firm Citadel Capital plans to cultivate up to 40,000 acres of farmland in South Sudan to sell staple foods such as maize in the newly-independent nation, an executive said on Tuesday.

March 21, 2012 1:55
 
China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China urges “restraint” in Sudan oil transit dispute

China, the biggest investor in oilfields in the new nation of South Sudan, called for "calm and restraint" as a transit fee dispute threatened to cut off crude exports from the African producer.

January 22, 2012 11:18
 
Habba, Habba!

Habba, Habba!

Literally, grain by grain, means step by step. On the eve of their long-awaited independence day, South Sudan authorities are eager to show the world they are ready for the challenges ahead says Ghaleb Cabbabe.

January 11, 2012 2:22
 
South Sudan: Land of opportunity, if you don’t mind risk

South Sudan: Land of opportunity, if you don’t mind risk

Entrepreneurs eye farming, banking and telecoms; Hurdles to business include lack of roads, laws; Oil still dominates war-ravaged economy

December 10, 2011 12:24
 
Sudan’s economy “grave”, says ex-finance minister

Sudan’s economy “grave”, says ex-finance minister

When North Sudan losing 75 percent of oil output when the South seceded, fighting continues while food price inflation angers ordinary Sudanese.

October 9, 2011 8:00
 

Sudan asks Arabs for deposits, needs $4B

Sudan asks Arab states for bank deposits - central bank governor; Sees cuts of 25 in government expenditure this year

September 17, 2011 3:33
 

S.Sudan calls north transit fee “daylight robbery”

South Sudan said demands by the north to impose a transit fee of $22.80 a barrel amounted to "broad daylight robbery".

July 26, 2011 10:01
 
Head-to-head: New currencies may mean new battleground for North, South Sudan

Head-to-head: New currencies may mean new battleground for North, South Sudan

Analysts say North Sudan may use new currencies as bargaining chip in divvying up oil revenues and other assets as Khartoum remains on US embargo.

July 25, 2011 11:02