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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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The British-based humanitarian NGO Merlin, which became part of Save the Children in July 2013, has been forced to cease its work in Darfur owing to a ‘legal technicality’. The move will impact on some 600,000 Darfuris, who have been receiving a range of life-saving medical care from Merl...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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Following complaints from the leaders and citizens of rural areas in El Fasher and Tawila localities last week, the Governor of North Darfur, Osman Kibir, has acknowledged the occurrence of the burning and looting of villages. Governor Kibir confirmed that after one meeting with the Arab tribes in El...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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The Sudanese Federal Ministry of Minerals has awarded the concession for exploration for gold deposits in Jebel ‘Amer in North Darfur to the MAM Group, a major Sudanese industrial group with subsidiaries in various areas of contracting and construction. However, militia commander Musa Hilal, wh...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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Hundreds of people are unaccounted for and feared dead after rebel forces overran Bentiu town in Unity State of South Sudan on Tuesday, with multiple sources describing incidents of forced disappearances and mass killings of civilians.  Fighting between the South Sudanese army and the Sudan Peop...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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The Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) has confirmed that a force of government militias and elements of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) launched an attack on the villages of Tommy, Al Mansour, Kilora, Tarawa, and Tindimin in Rashad locality in the Nuba Mountains area of South Kordof...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Wednesday postponed until further notice the start of the trial of Darfur rebel leader Abdalah Banda Abaker Nourain, blaming “logistic difficulties” for the hold-up. “Today the trial chamber decided to vacate the date of May 5, initially sch...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (JUBA) –At least thirty people are killed in Bor, Jonglei state when local youth demonstrators clashed with peacekeepers of the United Nations Mission in the country, UNMISS, on Thursday, medical sources told Sudan Tribune. Children play in an internally displaced persons camp fo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s presidential advisor on legal affairs, Telar Ring Deng, has returned from a four-day visit to the Chinese capital, Beijing, aimed at strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade and investment. South Sudan’...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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Satellite photographs have revealed the deployment of more Sudanese troops and equipment into the Nuba Mountains region in preparation for an offensive against the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N). Sudan’s Defence Minister, Abdelrahim Mohamed Husein, announced in parliament o...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 14(BOR) – The US government’s humanitarian agency USAID has pledged to continue support for hundreds of thousands of people in critical need due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan crisis. USAID’s Jeremy Konyndyk speaks to journalist Jacob Achiek in Bor, the capital of So...