South Sudan

By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (JUBA) – Livio Buhara, the father of a South Sudanese journalist broke his silence on Tuesday and demanded that his son, George Livio be released by security service operatives. George, who worked for the United Nations as a radio operator, was arrested on 22 August by the coun...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (TORIT) – Members of Parliament in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria state assembly have elected a new speaker. Eastern Equatoria state governor Louis Lobong Lojore (ST) Tobiolo Alberto, the former chief whip becomes the new speaker replacing Emmanuel Ambrose Ocholimoi, who...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 22, 2014 (ARUSHA) – The armed opposition faction of Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement has dismissed allegations suggesting the recently signed framework agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, had endorsed to reunite the three factions of the SPLM under the leadership of president Salva K...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Following a meeting with president Omer al-Bashir, the head of IGAD mediation team, Seyoum Mesfin, said they are now closer than ever before to a peace agreement ending the ten-month conflict in south Sudan. IGAD’s chief mediator for South Sudan peace talks, ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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October 21, 14 (BOR) – The finance minister of South Sudan’s Jonglei state is expected to present its draft budget for deliberations by MPs on Wednesday. Dano Obongo said an increase of more than 65 million was made in the South Sudanese Pounds 324 million budget, with security and infras...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 22nd, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan government has unexpectedly recalled its ambassador to Ethiopia in a move an official described as “a normal administrative practice”. South Sudan foreign affairs spokesperson Mawien Makol (Photo credit: citizen-news) ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 21st, 2014
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October 20, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan is currently at “crossroads” in the fight to combat sexual violence, which can only be halted through greater political and legal efforts, a United Nations envoy said. The United Nations Special Representative on sexual violence in conflict, Zai...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 21st, 2014
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October 20, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has accused the opposition leader of conducting a mass mobilisation against the signing of the country’s controversial security bill into law. SPLM-DC leader Lam Akol responds to questions at a news conference in South Sudan’s ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 21st, 2014
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October 20 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Leadership Council of Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) selected five nominees to compete for the presidency of the party and next year’s presidential elections in a secret ballot on Monday. NCP deputy chairman Ibrahim Ghandour speaks in a...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Oct 21st, 2014
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October 20, 2014 (WAU) – At least four inmates in Wau central prison in South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state have reportedly died. The main entrance of Wau Central prison (ST/File photo) Prison sources told Sudan Tribune on Monday that poor living conditions inside the facility were...