A group of men celebrate South Sudan's independence. Africa, Energy, New in Lobbying, Regional conflicts, Sanctions South Sudan oil ministry lobbies to lift sanctions by Julian Pecquet on September 14, 2020 Julian Pecquet Author More in Africa: Liberian opposition launches US lobbying campaign against President Weah September 16, 2021 Ethiopia hires Mercury amid US pressure over Tigray September 3, 2021 Islamist party supporters’ US lobbying against ‘coup’ sparks firestorm in Tunisia August 6, 2021 South Sudan's Petroleum Ministry has hired a French-run New York lobbying firm to improve the country's image and lift US sanctions amid international misgivings over environmental degradation aForeign Lobby Report provides comprehensive coverage of the latest foreign lobbying news—who’s hired whom, and why—that you won’t get anywhere else. Purchase this article for $5.00 or subscribe for unlimited access. Already a subscriber? Sign in here.