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By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – Presidential guards protecting South Sudanese leader, Salva Kiir, have been accused of having gone on rampage, robbing and terrorising citizens as well as foreigners in the national capital, Juba, a senior security official has confirmed. Residents in Juba told Sudan Trib...
By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese army commander has warned against launching a major offensive on the rebel fighters allied to former vice-president Riek Machar amid repeated violations to a ceasefire agreement signed by both warring parties. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) ce...
By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – The governor of South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, Simon Kun Puoc, has swapped the positions of two officials in the state administration as fighting continues over control of the strategic town of Nasir. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) sit on a pick up tr...
By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s national dialogue committee known as 7+7, comprised of government parties and opposition ones, on Wednesday said it has partially agreed on a roadmap for a process to realise peace and democratic reforms. Sudan’s presidential assistant, Ibrahim Gha...
By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The former rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) faction led by Bakheit Abdallah Dabajo (JEM-Dabajo) has declined a demand to join its ranks by a breakaway group from the Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) of Tijani al-Sissi. Bakheit Dabajo in a file photo rele...
By IAfrica
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Jul 24th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (NEW YORK) – The United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-Moon on Wednesday announced the appointment of Ellen Margrethe LØj as head of its mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Ellen Margrethe LØj (UN file photo/Staton Winter) Denmark’s LØj replaces Hilde Jo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 24th, 2014
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July 24, 2014 (STRASBOURG) – The European parliament has passed a resolution on the case of Sudan’s Meriam Yahia Ibrahim condemning her “degrading and inhumane” treatment and calling for urgent legal reforms that protect fundamental human rights and guard against discriminatio...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 23rd, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rival leaders must engage in meaningful negotiations to avert the pending faming that could result from the country’s ongoing conflict, a United States special said Wednesday. US envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Booth speaks to reporters in Juba ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 23rd, 2014
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EASTERN CHAD Soaring prices and the reduction of food rations have forced a number of Darfuri refugees in the eastern Chad camps to break the fast with bread made of toxic mekheit seeds, and dig into ant hills in search for food.   The refugees in eastern Chad are facing extremely difficult huma...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 23rd, 2014
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EL FASHER The former rebels of the split-off faction of the Justice and Equality Movement, led by Bakhit Abdallah Abdel Karim (JEM-Sudan) will be officially integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces next month. The Security Arrangements Commission of the Darfur Regional Authority announced on Monda...