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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels allied to the former vice president, Riek Machar, have officially launched the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLM/SPLA) “armed resistance” and called for restructuring of all public...
By IAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death”, from unknown author. According to what had happened in Jonglei State Capital Bor on the 17th of April 2014 where one hundred and for...
By IAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Juliana Bol It was a bit disturbing to hear news of our citizens in the IDP camps (where they are seeking protection and shelter) celebrating the recapture of Bentiu -in light of what this recapture actually occasioned. 200 civilians [allegedly] killed in a mosque. Non-Nuer civilians and foreign n...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s opposition Popular Congress Party (PCP) has denied statements attributed to its foreign relations secretary, Bashir Adam Rahma, claiming that president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir agreed to form a transitional government for two years. In an interview with th...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government officials on Monday accused rebels loyal to former vice-president Riek Machar of committing “all kinds of immeasurable atrocities” when they recaptured Bentiu, the Unity state capital last week. The newly appointed caretaker governor...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) has announced liberation of 5 areas in South Kordofan state within the framework of the second phase of the Decisive Summer campaign to end rebellion in the state. A photo taken on April 6, 2012 shows Sudan People’s Liberation Ar...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Thousands of South Sudanese flooded to churches this weekend to celebrate Easter, while the young nation contemplates the attacks on civilians in recent days in Bor and Bentiu that may have marked a turning point in the four-month-old conflict. South Sudan president Salv...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 21st, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Rebels led by the former vice president, Riek Machar, said they were advancing towards the neighbouring Warrap state after capturing a strategic border town of Mayom in Unity state on Monday morning. Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar ma...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 21st, 2014
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April 20, 14 (BOR) – Officials in South Sudan’s Jonglei state have cautioned youth against organising another violent protest in the capital, Bor, saying the United Nations has “accepted” their demands to have the 5,000 displaced people relocated. A group of demonstrators movi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 21st, 2014
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April 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Darfur’s rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) has denied reports that it kidnapped 8 oil workers from Tiger oilfield in West Kordofan state. Sudanese security sources in Khartoum on Saturday accused JEM of abducting 8 engineers including three foreign nati...