East Africa

By IAfrica
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Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – Sudanese activists living in the United States of America called on president Barack Obama to rejects efforts conducted by the African Union to lift economic sanctions on their country. US president Barack Obama (Photo: Getty Images) “We are writing to you t...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s parliament have passed a new national security bill in its fourth and final reading on Wednesday despite a walk-out by opposition members and a section of ruling party lawmakers. South Sudanese MPs stand during a parliamentary session in Juba on Augu...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – South Darfur state’s legislative council has passed the community security act which bans use of the four-wheel drive vehicles and motorcycles inside the state. The law, which has been approved in an emergency session last week, criminalises any person who dri...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (KAMPALA) – A South Sudanese general from the country’s rebel faction who is alleged to be pro-government, has dismissed claims he defected to Juba. General Tot Joak Koi previously fought alongside the Khartoum regime against then guerilla movement, the Sudan People’...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The Greater Upper Nile Students’ Union in Uganda has declared its support for South Sudan’s rebel faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar. The group said the decision to switch allegiances was due to what it described as the government’s we...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 9th, 2014
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October 8, 14 (BOR) – The Indian battalion of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has donated books and balls as gifts to students at the Dr John Garang University of Science and Technology. Indian commander Col. Hatkar hands over books donated to university students in Jonglei s...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2014
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October 7, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s chief negotiator reiterated his government seriousness to reach peaceful settlement to the armed conflicts and to hold the national dialogue conference, calling on the rebels to avoid tactical positions and to work seriously to “eliminate tragedi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2014
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October 7, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s chief negotiator reiterated his government seriousness to reach peaceful settlement to the armed conflicts and to hold the national dialogue conference, calling on the rebels to avoid tactical positions and to work seriously to “eliminate tragedi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2014
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October 7, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Opposition faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM-in-Opposition) led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has distanced itself from the demand by president Salva Kiir’s government to change the venue of the peace talks from Ethiopia...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 8th, 2014
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October 7, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM-in-Opposition) led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has distanced itself from the demand by president Salva Kiir’s government to change the venue of the peace talks from Ethiopia...