Sudan’s President ‘Umar al-Bashir is scheduled to hold a summit with his Southern Sudanese counterpart on 23 September in the hope of reaching a deal on border security. This would pave the way for the resumption of oil exports from the South.

Coming on the back of nearly two weeks of negotiations between delegations from North and South Sudan, there is a strong feeling this week’s meeting in Addis Ababa could hold the key to both countries’ economic futures. (CONTINUED - 770 WORDS)