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    1. FT Photo Diary

      February 4, 2016

      Sudanese welcome

      A child climbs through a fence inside the former compound of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in the...

    2. Fast FT

      January 15, 2016

      FX stress pushes SABMiller out of South Sudan brewery

      SABMiller has been forced to call time on its brewery in south Sudan, after its business in the African nation – like...

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    1. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2015

      The EU’s Africa Trust Fund must the beginning, not the end, of global investment to tackle migration

      This week, the EU and World Bank met to discuss development financing as a means of tackling some of the root causes of...

    2. December 3, 2015

      How South Sudan’s wealthy park their assets outside the country

      The most conspicuous feature of South Sudan’s elite is its absence. The newest country in the world is in dire need of...

    3. October 14, 2015

      Africa buzzing as next frontier for coffee drinkers

      Africa is enjoying a caffeine kick. Several countries on the continent, which gave birth to the bean now grown from...

    4. October 5, 2015

      Da Vinci Lodge, South Sudan

      Where South of Juba, by the A43 WiFi No Plug sockets No Espresso $5 Open 8am-11pm Privacy 3/5 South Sudan’s Da Vinci...

    5. October 5, 2015

      South Sudan’s hard currency shortage

      There can be no surer sign of an economy in meltdown than the absence of that most ubiquitous of products, Coca-Cola....

    6. beyondbrics

      September 7, 2015

      Coffee: a pillar of peace in South Sudan and Africa

      Four years after independence there is very little to celebrate in South Sudan. Border and land disputes continue to...

    7. April 23, 2015

      The Good Lie — film review

      The Good Lie follows child refugees from South Sudan clutching their Bible like a talisman and walking more than 785...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      February 27, 2015

      Sudan's displaced

      Internally displaced persons (IDPs) queue to register at the UN Mission in South Sudan site in Bentiu, Unity State on...

    9. January 29, 2015

      FT readers help raise £1.9m for International Rescue Committee

      Financial Times readers have helped raise £1.9m for the International Rescue Committee, its Seasonal Appeal partner...

    10. beyondbrics

      January 14, 2015

      War in South Sudan threatens economic devastation

      As South Sudan’s war drags into the beginning of its second year, campaigners are warning of the economic risks of a...

    11. January 12, 2015

      Crown Hotel, Juba

      Where Juba, South Sudan WiFi Yes Plug sockets Yes Price of an espresso $2.60 Open Mon-Sun 6.30am - midnight Privacy...

    12. FT Alphaville

      December 22, 2014

      FirstFT (the new 6am cut)

      Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates blamed non-Opec countries for the oil rout and reiterated that they will not...

    13. December 21, 2014

      War-torn South Sudan under economic attack from fall in oil price

      War-torn South Sudan is receiving what traders say is arguably the lowest oil price in the world, $20-$25 a barrel,...

    14. beyondbrics

      December 17, 2014

      South Sudan: action needed to avert "catastrophe"

      As if South Sudan hasn’t enough to contend with, now it has the reprove of the usually buttoned-up IMF. Following a...

    15. The World

      December 16, 2014

      Reporting Back: South Sudan

      In our Reporting Back series, we ask FT foreign correspondents to tell us about a recent trip. Katrina Manson, the...

    16. December 14, 2014

      South Sudan braces for more conflict as leaders fail to agree peace

      Chinese construction workers are welding the final floor of the Juba’s tallest building — a $22m project with a rooftop...

    17. December 11, 2014

      South Sudan’s displaced people

      Nomi Ayour Malek had travelled to South Sudan’s capital, Juba, to buy clothes as Christmas presents for her children...

    18. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2014

      Poverty in the Horn of Africa: donors step in

      What links a middle-income powerhouse growing at 5 per cent a year with a failed state limping in with a $2.6bn economy...

    19. October 5, 2014

      Inequalities mar Africa’s rise

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of economic promise that has survived...

    20. FT Photo Diary

      September 26, 2014

      Turkana smiles

      Goran Tomasevic/Reuters A Turkana boy stands inside a hut in Napak village in northwestern Kenya inside the Turkana...

    21. September 16, 2014

      South Sudan orders foreign workers to leave

      South Sudan has issued an unprecedented directive giving all foreign workers a month to leave their jobs to protect...

    22. August 27, 2014

      Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers

      The chief executive of Nespresso has high hopes for coffee from South Sudan, part of the area in east Africa from where...

    23. July 10, 2014

      Calls grow for sanctions against leading figures in South Sudan

      Western and regional diplomats are pushing to secure support for UN sanctions against key figures in South Sudan’s...

    24. FT Photo Diary

      May 30, 2014

      Trudging through South Sudan camp

      Andreea Campeanu/Reuters A girl in South Sudan displaced by her country’s conflict carries a boy through a camp for...

    25. May 20, 2014

      Millions of South Sudanese at risk of famine, UN warns

      More than a third of South Sudan’s population, 4m people, will be on the edge of starvation by the end of the year as...

    26. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2014

      AfDB annual meeting: "You can't eat GDP"

      After a day of upbeat comments on Monday, delegates attending the African Development Bank’s annual meeting are...

    27. May 19, 2014

      Foreign investment in Africa set to reach record

      Africa will receive its highest flow of foreign investment this year as the continent’s growth accelerates towards...

    28. May 15, 2014

      IEA says Opec oil supply could fall short

      Opec, the oil-producing cartel, will need to increase production significantly in the second half of the year in order...

    29. beyondbrics

      May 13, 2014

      Uganda: back in the IMF's good books

      It might be behind schedule by several years and tax wrangles when it comes to pumping out its prodigious oil finds,...

    30. May 12, 2014

      Fresh fighting in South Sudan highlights need for monitors

      South Sudan witnessed fresh fighting around key oil towns on Monday despite a ceasefire agreed only three days ago,...

    31. May 9, 2014

      Warring South Sudan leaders agree truce

      The leaders of the warring factions in South Sudan have signed a truce, to come into force within 24 hours, in their...

    32. April 21, 2014

      Hundreds dead in South Sudan massacre

      Hundreds of civilians were killed after rebels in South Sudan captured an oil town in the north of the country, the UN...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      April 9, 2014

      Lessons in Juba

      Andrei Pungovschi/AFP Students take notes during an English language class at the Juba Nabari Primary School, in Juba...

    34. March 30, 2014

      ‘A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts’, by James Copnall

      A Poisonous Thorn in Our Hearts: Sudan and South Sudan’s Bitter and Incomplete Divorce, by James Copnall, Hurst,...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      March 5, 2014

      Rebel soldier South Sudan

      Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Malakal, Upper Nile State 650 km from Juba, is under the controlled of...

    36. FT Photo Diary

      February 27, 2014

      Surviving in South Sudan

      JM Lopez/AFP A South Sudanese woman rests on a bed together her son in a IDP camp for the Nuer ethnic group inside the...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      February 26, 2014

      In search of something to drink

      JM Lopez/EPA A boy makes his way over a gully in his search for fresh water in the internally displaced person (IDP)...

    38. February 24, 2014

      South Sudan’s factions vie for control of oilfields

      Warring factions in South Sudan are battling for control of the country’s dwindling oil production in a sign both sides...

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