South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 19, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese military on Saturday said it was scaling up major operations against rebels seeking to control the country’s state oil fields, saying it had repulsed sustained attacks in Unity and Upper Nile states. SPLA spokesperson Phillip Aguer (Reuters) R...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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Khartoum, 18 April 2014 — Today in Khartoum airport, UNICEF received 89 tons of life-saving supplies to support the humanitarian response to children affected by emergencies in various hot spots throughout Sudan. These supplies were airlifted as Sudan faced unexpected high numbers of displaced ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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Is there foreign policy principle justifying Uganda’s military intervention in South Sudan civil war and under whose authority could the exercise be carried out? By Kuajien Lual Wechtuor International law’s non-intervention doctrine has not only been a comprehensive but `the United Nations General As...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 2014 (JUBA) – At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured when suspected cattle raiders attacked a village in South Sudan’s Warrap state on Thursday, an official said. “On Thursday 17, at around 2: am, a group of armed men infiltrated security arrangement of Tonj Nor...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army on Friday rejected accusations that it backed attacks on the internally displaced persons at the United Nations base in Jonglei, saying it alerted the world body of youth movement towards its location. A group of soldiers from the South Sudan army...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 19, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudanese rebels have announced further victories over the government troops in the Unity state, days after taking full control of the state capital, Bentiu, as well as Unity oilfields. SPLA soldiers get off of a pick-up truck in Bentiu, Unity state January 12, 2...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has announced it would seek regional participation in the national dialogue in order to encourage all political forces to engage in it without exception. Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has called on politic...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Students from South Sudan’s Unity state currently studying in Kampala, Uganda have condemned Thursday’s attacks on civilians sheltered at the United Nations base in Bor, the capital of Jonglei state. Displaced people arrive in Lakes state’s Awerial a...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 14 (PULUK) – The Governor of Jonglei state said armed youth first visited his residence in the capital, Bor while demonstrating against the presence of the 5,000 Nuer displaced people sheltered at the United Nations base, but left on learning he was not home. The United Nations acting...
By IAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2014
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April 18, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has strongly condemned Thursday’s incident in which armed gunmen attacked a United Nations base in Jonglei’s state capital, Bor. South Sudanese information minister, Michael Makuei Lueth attends a press conference in Addis Ababa,...