South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Jul 28th, 2014
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July 27, (JUBA) – A top military officer has warned the South Sudanese army (SPLA) not to be deterred by the threat of sanctions, saying it must remain focused on its constitutional duties and responsibilities to defend the country. SPLA Maj. Gen. Marial Chanuong Yol (R), along with rebel comma...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 28th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Internally displaced people (IDPs) in South Sudan’s Unity state held a demonstration on Saturday, calling on the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to improve facilities at a protection site after heavy flood waters washed out temporary shelters at the camp. Floo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 28th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned against the importation of radical Islam, saying he would not tolerate extremism in religion. “We will not accept this thing, the importation of radical behaviours in the name of religion. And it must be made clear now ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) said an unidentified group of armed men had stormed its headquarters in Omdurman on Sunday and assaulted several party members. Leader of the Sudanese Congress Party Ibrahim al-Sheikh The SCP said in a statement that the attack took p...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir on Friday signed into law a peace accord recognising the formation of the Greater Pibor administrative area in the country’s largest state of Jonglei. South Sudan rebel leader David Yau Yau (UN photo) The directive was made in a ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s council of ministers has allocated SSP 22 million as allowances for students pursing technical courses in four African countries. Over 1,000 students have reportedly been awarded scholarships in various technical disciplines in Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia a...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains. Family members rest in the remains of their house destroyed by floods caused by heavy rains in Khartoum August 6, 2013. (...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 27, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Sunday dismissed allegations that it was providing support to opposition forces led by South Sudanese former vice-president, Riek Machar. South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar gestures as he talks to his men in...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – The new mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will enable its police and members of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) address fundamental issues like human rights and protection of civilians, a senior UN Police official said. Fred Yiga, t...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 27th, 2014
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July 26, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced an expected high-level visit by key members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon briefs the SEcurity Council on his visit to South Sudan in May 2014 to sound the alarm about the violenc...