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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 24, 2015 (NAIROBI) – A senior official in the ministry of information has switched side from president Salva Kiir’s government and joined the rebel faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar. Major General Khamis Abdel-Latif ...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (JUBA) – The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-Moon has welcomed the signing of a peace deal between opposition factions in South Sudan, calling for the accord’s immediate implementation, as well as the commitment of...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese army forces reportedly abandoned on Friday their defence positions following sustained clashes with the country’s armed opposition groups in Unity state. South Sudanese soldiers patrol the streets of...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (NAIROBI) – South Sudan’s armed opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) under the leadership of former vice president, Riek Machar, said it was time for president Salva Kiir to step down...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) has interrogated on Thursday producers of the talk show programme, Al-Sala at Omdurman TV for hosting a famous opposition figure. Sudanese Congress par...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) Tijani al-Sissi Friday said his group is resolved to participate in the general elections scheduled for next April. The leader of Sudan’s Liberation and Justi...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (SHENDI, northern Sudan) – Sudan’s vice-president, Hassabo Mohamed Abdel-Rahman, said opposition parties’ call for delaying the general elections is not objectively or legally justified. Sudanese vice-president Hassab...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (23 January 2015) At 11am on 18 January, the National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) of Omdurman, Khartoum state, raided the Mahmoud Mohamed Taha Cultural Centre whilst a ceremony commemorating th...
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Jan 24th, 2015
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January 23, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – For the second time, the Sudanese army bombed last Tuesday a hospital in South Kordofan state run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), forcing the medical group to suspend its medical activities. MSF in a...
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Jan 23rd, 2015
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January 22, 2015 (JUBA) – An alliance of South Sudanese opposition parties have petitioned the country’s electoral commission over its plans to hold general elections mid-this year. Salva Kiir casts his vote in the 2010 elections. The allia...