A Russian-built cargo plane with passengers on board crashed on Wednesday after taking off from the airport in South Sudan's capital, killing at least 41 people on the flight and on the ground, an official and a Reuters witness said.
Juba International Airport has been effectively shut for repairs, bringing weekend air traffic into the South Sudan capital to a halt, said a report.
No aircraft movements, including medical emergency evacuation flights, will be permitt
Hundreds of people fled South Sudan's flashpoint town of Bor as the army warned of an imminent attack by the "White Army" militia on Monday, two weeks into ethnic fighting that has ravaged the world's newest state, officials sa
Flydubai, Dubai’s innovative low-cost airline, made its maiden flight to Juba, the capital city of the Republic of South Sudan.
The inaugural flight, FZ61, touched down at Juba Airport on Sunday with Ghaith Al Ghai
Dubai-based innovative airline, flydubai, has announced the launch of operations to Juba, the capital of the Republic of South Sudan, starting April 21.
Flights will operate four times a week between Dubai Terminal 2 and Juba Airp
South Sudan aims to seal a $200 million credit line from an international bank within three months to cover imports and bolster the local currency, a minister said, after an oil shutdown erased the source of almost all its hard currency.
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.
South Sudan, locked in a row over oil transit fees with neighbour Sudan, said it plans to build a temporary underwater oil pipeline along the Nile to deliver crude for export.
The pipeline would extend from o
Newly independent South Sudan on Monday said it planned to roll out its new currency in a week at a one-to-one value with the north Sudanese pound.
South Sudan seceded from the north on Saturday, a separation won at the climax of a 2005 pe