Entries from December 2007
Khartoum, Dec. 27 (SUNA) - The Presidential Advisor, Andrew Makor, has affirmed his keenness after taking oath Thursday to dedicate himself to work for the interest of Sudan.
KHARTOUM, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Sixteen ministers from Sudan's former southern rebels took the oath of office before President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Thursday, rejoining the national government and formally ending a crippling political crisis.
KHARTOUM, Dec 27, 2007 (AFP) - Former south Sudanese rebels rejoined the national government on Thursday, two months after walking out because of disputes over the implementation of a peace deal that ended two decades of war.
MESSAGE FROM THE FIRST VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC AND PRESIDENT
OF THE GOVERNMENT OF SOUTHERN SUDAN,
H.E. GENERAL SALVA KIIR MAYARDIT, ON THE OCCASION OF CHRISTMAS 2007
YAMBIO, Dec 25 (Gurtong) – Christmas celebrations were launched in Yambio
at the SPLM State Secretariat premises on Dec 23 to mark the beginning of the
festive celebrations. Read more
BOR, Dec 24 (Gurtong)- In his first address on Christmas Eve, the new governor of Jonglei state promised disarmament as a first priority of his leadership. Read more
WAU, Dec 22 (Gurtong) – The Commissioner of Raga County, Rizig Zakaria said
on Friday that Chinese General Group Company International (CGGCI) will sign next
January a contract for rehabilitation of four bridges that lie on Wau –
Raga – Kafia agengi road.
BOR, Dec 21 (Gurtong) – Jonglei State’s Episcopal Church has been
present in Bor – the state capital – since the first missionaries
arrives in 1905, but this festive season will be the first to be accompanied by
the church’s very own Christmas carol.
TORIT, Dec 21 (Gurtong) - Larim and Toposa communities successfully ended a five-day
youth peace & reconciliation conference on Sunday held in Kimotong Payam,
RUMBEK, Dec 21 (Gurtong) - The Sudan People Liberation Movement (SPLM) handed
over keys to seven motorbikes and two mini-buses on Thursday to Rumbek East County.
A cash gift of $300 was also handed over.