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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of Sudan’s Popular Congress Party (PCP), Hassan al-Turabi, said his party participated in the national dialogue in order to return “power to the people” disclosing he demanded the government to delay the 2015 elections. Head of the Popular...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (GAMBELLA) – Military officials of the South Sudanese rebel group led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have asked for a neutral country to host the main base of the members of the Monitoring and Verification Team (MVT), accusing president Salva Kiir’s government of...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese and Zimbabwean ministers of education say a teaching exchange program agreed between the two countries would provide benefits for both teachers and students. Lazarus Dokora, the Zimbabwean minister of primary and secondary schools, said English and scie...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Khartoum state has declared high state of alert following heavy rains which hit the Sudanese capital on Wednesday. A Sudanese woman sits with her child next to her house in a flooded street on the outskirts of the capital Khartoum on August 10, 2013 (ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The former vice-president, Riek Machar, who leads the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM-In-Opposition), said Martyrs Day has reminded the people of South Sudan and their leaderships about the obligation to uphold the ideals fo...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 30, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country’s heavy involvement in world affairs. ...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) will conduct a one-week visit to South Sudan to assess the situation of children affected by its ongoing conflict. Children wait to receive a measles vaccine at the UNMISS camp in Bor,...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) of Hassan al-Turabi has rejected criticism casting doubts over the seriousness of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) to hold a national dialogue in the country paving the way for peace and democratic reforms. Sudanese ...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 2014 (AWEIL) – The government of South Sudan’s Northern Bahr el Ghazal state vowed to arrest journalists who report on security issues, imposing censorship on media houses in the region. Map detail showing South Sudan’s border state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal The move came days...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (WAU) – South Sudan’s former child soldiers, popularly known as the Red Army, marked their second anniversary on Tuesday in Western Bahr el Ghazal state with calls for peace and unity. Members of South Sudan’s Red Army Foundation in Western Bahr el Ghazal state on 29 J...