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By IAfrica
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Nov 20th, 2014
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November 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has officially rejected a call by UN secretary-general Ban Ki Moon to allow the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to conduct another investigation into recent claims of the mass rape of some 200 women by Sudanese military perso...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 20th, 2014
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November 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has officially rejected a call by UN secretary-general Ban Ki Moon to allow the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) to conduct another investigation into recent claims of the mass rape of some 200 women by Sudanese military perso...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 20th, 2014
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November 19, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese opposition faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar said they were not surprised by the recent “isolated” reconciliation talks between president Salva Kiir’s government and former detainees, often known as G-10. Former S...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 20th, 2014
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November 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The European Union (EU) mission in Sudan has affirmed that Europe will remain a key partner for development in Sudan, also reiterating its support for the national dialogue initiative launched by Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir in January. The EU ambassad...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 18, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said it started relocating by boat some 15,000 South Sudan refugees stranded at the border for months after crossing into Ethiopia after fleeing fighting in the young nation. Ethiopia has witnessed a...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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November 18, 2014 (WAU) – Former civil servants in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state have threatened a strike over non-payment of their gratuities. Former civil servants from Western Bahr el Ghazal gather at the public service ministry on 18 November 2014 (ST) On Tuesday, hundred...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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November 18, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) said they want a new track for the talks with the Sudanese government in Addis Ababa, stressing they refuse negotiations based on the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD). JEM’s chief negotaitor, Ahmed Tugud (AF...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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November 18, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Heavy flooding in South Sudan’s Unity state has displaced some 53,945 people in Payinjiar county, according to officials. Heavy rain in July flooded the temporary shelters of displaced people at a UNMISS camp in Unity state’s Rubkotna area (Facebook pho...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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November 18, 2014 (BOR) – Residents of South Sudan’s Jonglei state were surprised by Tuesday’s sacking of the commissioners of Bor and Duk counties. Bor county’s Dr Agot Alier and Duk county’s Elijah Mochnom Wuor were dismissed with immediate effect following a state gov...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Nov 19th, 2014
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November 18, 2014 (WAU) – A member of the South Sudanese government delegation at the peace talks in Ethiopia on Tuesday briefed Western Bahr el Ghazal cabinet members on progress made. Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizik Zackaria and Martin Majut Yak address state cabinet ministers on 18 Nov...