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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said on Tuesday that it had repulsed rebel fighters under the leadership of former vice-president Riek Machar from attempting to extend their control on a number of fronts in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states. The South Sudanese army (SP...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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A number of people were killed and others wounded in clashes between members of the Abbala and Beni Hussein tribes in El Sareif Beni Hussein locality, North Darfur, on Saturday and Sunday. Residents in the area told Radio Dabanga that fierce fighting between the two tribes broke out in the area of Um...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nati...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (JUBA) – Members of the African Union Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate cases of human right abuses committed during the violence in South Sudan have undertaken their first field visit to the world’s newest nation. The visit, taking place from 21 April-1 May, i...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Peace talks between the Sudanese government and the rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) have resumed in Addis Ababa on Tuesday in a new bid to end the nearly three year conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. Head of Sudanese gov...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The speaker of the Sudanese parliament, Al-Fatih Izz Al-din, has expressed readiness of the National Assembly to engage in direct talks with the United States Congress in order to normalize relations and lift the US sanctions imposed on Sudan since 1997. Sudanese Pre...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new round of peace talks between the South Sudanese government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar has been adjourned, a rebel official confirmed on Tuesday. The fourth round peace negotiations aimed at ending over four months...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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The 2,200 Sudanese refugees of camp Bembere in the Central African Republic CAR have renewed complaints of bad humanitarian, health and security conditions. Abdulrahman Ismail, the head of camp Bembere explained to Radio Dabanga that the Sudanese refugees of the camp are living in severe fear because...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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Badroddin El Haj, who was detained on Friday at a demonstration in Aljiraif East says that he and 14 others were beaten with sticks, kicked, bunched and slapped by members of the security forces. El Haj and other Aljiraif East residents staged a protest against the government selling their lands and ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 22,2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan government admitted on Tuesday that its forces had lost control of Unity state’s Mayom county to anti-government rebels led by the country’s former vice-president, Riek Machar. The information minister, Michael Makuei Lueth told the United Nations-...