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Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The head of Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) al-Tijani al-Sissi announced that the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the national police will soon integrate all the combatants of the former rebel groups which are signatory of peace agreements. SAF is known for its resista...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan said that representatives from the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan have approved an operational plan that will open a humanitarian corridor between the two countries. The pla...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A Sudanese court on Tuesday ordered the re-arrest of the main suspect in the killing of Sara Abdel-Bagi who was shot during the protests which erupted last September following the government’s decision to lift fuel subsidies. Woman holding a poster of Sara Abd...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) in Sudan listed 18 requirements for the selection of its candidate for the presidency in the April 2015 elections and announced that five figures will be given the chance to seek the party’s nomination. Sudanese Preside...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The water and irrigation ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan meeting in Khartoum sealed an agreement by which a committee comprised of experts from the three countries would be formed under the supervision of an international consultancy firm to conduct studies ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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AUGUST 26, 2014 (WAU) – The legislative assembly in South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state on Tuesday resumed business after three months of recess. Speaker Achol William, while officially opening the assembly, urged lawmakers to maintain good relations with members of the executive....
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Tuesday reiterated its commitment to fully implement the cooperation agreement it signed neigbouring Sudan in September 2012. South Sudan’s minister for foreign affairs, Barnaba Marial Benjamin (ST) “The position of the government on the coope...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudanese rebels have denied allegations its forces shot down a UN helicopter near the capital of oil-rich Unity state on Tuesday. A UN-contracted Mi-8 helicopter very similar to this crashed in South Sudan’s Unity state on 26 August 2014, killing three Ru...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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August 26, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudanese rebels have denied allegations its forces shot down a UN helicopter near the capital of oil-rich Unity state on Tuesday. A UN-contracted Mi-8 helicopter very similar to this crashed in South Sudan’s Unity state on 26 August 2014, killing three Ru...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 27th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 26, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – A little known South Sudanese opposition group calling itself the Collo Resistance Front (CRF) has condemned the assassination of paramount chief Agieth Okambo, of the Kaka area in Upper Nile state. According to a statement extended to Sudan T...