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Aug 2nd, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The Sudanese economy will grow modestly this year as a result of fiscal and monetary tightening despite a rebound in agriculture and oil sectors, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said. The IMF report released last month as part of the Staff Monitored Program (...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 2nd, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (JUBA) – An unidentified gunman shot and injured the head of South Sudan’s civil society alliance, Deng Athuai, on Friday, forcing several people to flee the crime scene for their own safety. South Sudan civil society alliance chairperson Deng Athuai Mawiir (Credit: Radio T...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 2nd, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The South Sudanese ambassador to Uganda says it is not too late for rebel leader Riek Machar to negotiate with the government and accept a peaceful settlement to the crisis. South Sudan’s former vice-president turned rebel leader, Riek Machar, South Sudan’...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 2nd, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Arab League’s (AL) secretary-general’s special envoy for humanitarian affairs, Hissa Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, will visit Sudan later this month to inaugurate several development projects in Darfur. The AL representative in Khartoum, Salah Halima, t...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 2nd, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Fourteen people were killed in various Sudanese states, mostly in the capital Khartoum, due to heavy rains and floods which hit the country during the last two weeks. Residents watch churning flood waters in Salhaa, Omdurman July 30, 2014. (Photo Reuters/Mohamed Nure...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 1st, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The chairman of the Greater Bahr el Ghazal Youth Union, Joseph Achuil, has called on youths in the region to push for the resumption of talks between president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in order to reach a final peace deal. South Sudanese president Salva ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 1st, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The chairman of the Greater Bahr el Ghazal Youth Union, Joseph Achuil, has called on youths in the region to push for the resumption of talks between president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar in order to reach a final peace deal. South Sudanese president Salva ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 1st, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (JUBA) – Two leading human rights entities have accused South Sudan’s National Security Service (NSS) of harassing, intimidating, unlawfully detaining journalist, seizing and shutting down newspapers in the country. A vendor sells newspapers in South Sudanese capital Juba (...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 1st, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (JUBA) – Two leading human rights entities have accused South Sudan’s National Security Service (NSS) of unlawfully detaining journalists, as well as seizing and shutting down newspapers in the country. A vendor sells newspapers in South Sudanese capital Juba (Photo: Al-Jaz...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 1st, 2014
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August 1, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Former vice-president and leader of the opposition faction of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) Riek Machar has appointed representatives of the rebel faction to the United Nations in New York and the US in Washington DC. Machar appointed his for...