Government of Southern Sudan's Minister of Peace and Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) Implementation, Pagan Amum, has said that demarcation of North-South boundaries will begin on Sunday. Speaking at a press conference in Juba on Tuesday, Amum said that a delegation from southern Sudan will travel to Khartoum on Wednesday to meet the Borders Demarcation Committee.
The Committee tasked with the issue of the new capital of southern Sudan has presented a proposal for the capital to the Executives of Central Equatoria State headed by Governor, Clement Wani Konga.
The prosecutor in the Nyala bank robbery case has requested the maximum punishment for the eleven persons accused of involvement in the incident, as some of the defendants are also accused of using their military positions and capabilities to carry out the assault. The investigator submitted 19 documents and material evidence concerning the robbery of Al Tadamon Bank in Nyala.
The Egyptian Military Council on Monday appointed retired judge Tareq al-Bishry to head a committee to propose changes to the nation's constitution, news agencies report. Bishry is respected in legal circles for his independent views, and supported the call for an independent judiciary under ousted President Hosni Mubarak's regime.
The Sudan People's Liberation Movement's (SPLM) Political Bureau meeting, which opened in Juba on Sunday, continues its deliberations. The first of it kind gathering after the referendum included President of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS), Salva Kiir Mayardit, and SPLM Secretary General Pagan Amum.