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Jul 28th, 2014
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By Sudan Tribune, THE Ethiopian government on Sunday dismissed allegations that it was providing support to opposition forces led by South Sudanese former vice-president Riek Machar. Last week, Gordon Buay, an unofficial South Sudan army (SPLA) sp...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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SUDAN One citizen died, and 12 others were injured in the northern Sudanese River Nile State due to heavy rains last week. Torrential rains also caused severe damages to dozens of houses in localities of Shendi, Matamma, Damer, and Berber. In South Kor...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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KHARTOUM The Sudanese Minister of Defence on Saturday announced amnesty for 200 army staff prisoners on the occasion of the Eid El Fitr, marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Defence Minister Abdel Rahim Hussein did not identify the nature o...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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PORT SUDAN Demobilised Beja Congress fighters on Saturday occupied the premises of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Port Sudan, in protest against the non-implementation of the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement (ESPA). On the same day, poli...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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PARIS The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, an alliance of the main rebel movements) will work towards unifying all opposition forces as a necessary measure to overthrow the regime, or reach a comprehensive peaceful solution to end war, and bring about d...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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  POSTPONED: Press Invitation – UNMISS Commissioner of Police in South Sudan Briefing   JUBA, South Sudan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) cordially invites memb...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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  POSTPONED: Press Invitation – UNMISS Commissioner of Police in South Sudan Briefing   JUBA, South Sudan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) cordially invites memb...
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Jul 28th, 2014
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July 27, (JUBA) – A top military officer has warned the South Sudanese army (SPLA) not to be deterred by the threat of sanctions, saying it must remain focused on its constitutional duties and responsibilities to defend the country. SPLA Maj. Gen...
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned against the importation of radical Islam, saying he would not tolerate extremism in religion. “We will not accept this thing, the importation of radical behaviours in the...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir on Friday signed into law a peace accord recognising the formation of the Greater Pibor administrative area in the country’s largest state of Jonglei. South Sudan rebel leader Davi...