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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Thursday downplayed the significance of the sanctions which the United States government threatened to impose on individuals believed to be blocking the peace process between Juba and rebels that split from the ruling party (SPLM and army (SPLA). South Sud...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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April 17 2014 (JUBA) – The UN’s humanitarian coordinator in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, said he was deeply saddened and frustrated by the violence that has ravaged the strategic towns of Bentiu and Bor over the past few days. Civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at a UN camp in Bor, the c...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 17, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, on Thursday arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where he held talks with Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn on the political turmoil in South Sudan. Ethiopia’s Prime Ministe...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) on Thursday said it repulsed a rebel attempt to overrun Renk, another strategic Upper Nile state town located at the North-South Sudan border. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) sit on a pick-up truck during a patrol in Upper Nile...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) denied statements by the Sudanese army about the defeat of its forces in eastern South Kordofan state claiming they are still controlling the area and accused Khartoum of targeting civilians. A SPLA-N ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 18th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has strongly condemned Thursday’s alleged attack by armed youth on it base in Jonglei state capital Bor, which left at least 30 people dead. South Sudan’s Jonglei state was the scene of fierce fighting after ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 17, 2014 (JUBA) –At least thirty people are killed in Bor, Jonglei state when local youth demonstrators clashed with peacekeepers of the United Nations Mission in the country, UNMISS, on Thursday, medical sources told Sudan Tribune. Children play in an internally displaced persons camp fo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 17th, 2014
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Homosexuality ‘not a serious crime’ says government official, in country where gay sex punishable by 15 years in prison. A planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia has been cancelled by the government, according to officials. In addition, a plan by the legislature to add gay sex to a list of cr...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s presidential advisor on legal affairs, Telar Ring Deng, has returned from a four-day visit to the Chinese capital, Beijing, aimed at strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries in the fields of trade and investment. South Sudan’...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 14(BOR) – The US government’s humanitarian agency USAID has pledged to continue support for hundreds of thousands of people in critical need due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan crisis. USAID’s Jeremy Konyndyk speaks to journalist Jacob Achiek in Bor, the capital of So...