Ethiopia and South Sudan
Ethiopia is one of the neighboring countries of South Sudan.
South Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya are involved in the Lamu-Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project to build a transport corridor aimed to link the three countries.
In February 2012, South Sudan has signed a MoU with Ethiopia for construction of a pipeline through Ethiopia to the port of Djibouti.
July 17, 2011: South Sudan dismissed reports that said that it has built a new residence for the exiled former Ethiopian president, Mengistu Hailemariam.
- The Government of Mengistu has earlier supported South Sudan rebels and now ruling party the SPLM during the civil war
- Government of South Sudan (GOSS) Liaison office in Addis Ababa said it was outraged by the 'unfounded' reports.
- 'This is a big lie. I was shocked when translation of the Amharic report was read out to me. It is a baseless allegation against our government .. Our government has no communication with Mengistu. We haven’t built a house for Mengistu and will never build' David Dang Kong, deputy head of mission in South Sudan mission
- The GOSS Liaison office in Addis Ababa is likely to be converted into an Embassy.
- April 29, 2014: IGAD says peace talks between South Sudan Government and rebel forces resumed
- January 23, 2014: Cease fire between South Sudan Government and rebel forces reported
- January 13, 2014: Ferry accident on While Nile River claims over 200
- August 3, 2013: President Kiir presents new Cabinet Structure for State Governments
- January 7, 2013: North and South Sudan leaders agree for quick setting up of buffer zone in disputed border area