Region: South Sudan

Egyptian contractor brings ICSID claim against South Sudan

An Egyptian electrical infrastructure company has filed an ICSID claim against South Sudan under a contract for a construction project.

29 September 2023

South Sudan loses challenge to telecoms award

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court has rejected South Sudan’s bid to overturn a partial award in a US$2.7 billion ICC dispute with a Lebanese-owned mobile operator over a licence issued before the state gained independence.

31 August 2023

Details of South Sudan mobile dispute emerge

A sole arbitrator is hearing a Lebanese-owned mobile operator’s US$3.5 billion ICC claim against South Sudan, it has emerged – but reports suggesting the claimants have won a billion-dollar award have been disputed.

24 January 2023

Famine does not frustrate contract, South Sudan told

The conflict and famine that marked the approach to South Sudan’s independence in 2011 were not grounds for declaring a contract frustrated, a Nairobi-seated tribunal ruled in a decision last year that has only recently came to light.

19 July 2016

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