South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Aug 22nd, 2014
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AUGUST 21, 2014 (WAU) – A senior member of South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) in Western Bahr el Ghazal state has rejected a controversial proposal to create a prime minister to accommodate rebel leader Riek Machar. Senior MP Efisio Kon Uguak in the Western Bahr el Ghazal capital, Wau, on ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Unknown numbers of South Sudanese civilians fleeing shelling in Upper Nile state’s Dolieb hill arrived at United Nations protection sites in the capital, Malakal, which currently hosts over 17,000 people, world body said Thursday. Mortar shelling, the UN said, was...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 19, 2014 (PORT SUDAN) – A 24-year-old man has died in custody in Port Sudan after being flogged and detained under public order laws. According to the African Centre for Justice and Peace Studies (ACJPS), Jilani Mohamed Ahmed Abdul Rasul, who was a member of the Beja tribe, was found dea...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The pro-government Ashorooq TV reported on Thursday that the Sudanese presidential assistant Ibrahim Ghandour is expected to meet in Berlin on Friday with leaders from the opposition and rebel groups. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir (R), flanked by presiden...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army expressed concerns today over what it described as the “unusual” movement of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within its territory amid signs of brewing tension between the two countries. Soldiers from the South Sudanesearmy (SPLA) poi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army expressed concerns today over what it described as the “unusual” movement of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) within its territory amid signs of brewing tension between the two countries. Soldiers from the South Sudanesearmy (SPLA) poi...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should impose a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan to prevent further atrocities against civilians, a key US senator said. Senate foreign relations chairman Robert Menendez (L) and House foreign affairs chairman Ed...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (WASHINGTON) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) should impose a comprehensive arms embargo on South Sudan to prevent further atrocities against civilians, a key US senator said. Senate foreign relations chairman Robert Menendez (L) and House foreign affairs chairman Ed...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, said he expects the Sudanese government to face intense domestic pressure that would push it to accept the Paris Declaration he signed with the rebels or else face isolation in preparation for a nationa...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Aug 22nd, 2014
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August 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, said he expects the Sudanese government to face intense domestic pressure that would push it to accept the Paris Declaration he signed with the rebels or else face isolation in preparation for a nationa...