South Sudan

By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said on Tuesday that it had repulsed rebel fighters under the leadership of former vice-president Riek Machar from attempting to extend their control on a number of fronts in Jonglei, Unity and Upper Nile states. The South Sudanese army (SP...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, said their forces were on a rescue mission to Bor town, the capital of Jonglei state which was the scene of the recent massacre of women and children from the Nuer ethnic group at a United Nati...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (JUBA) – Members of the African Union Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate cases of human right abuses committed during the violence in South Sudan have undertaken their first field visit to the world’s newest nation. The visit, taking place from 21 April-1 May, i...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Peace talks between the Sudanese government and the rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) have resumed in Addis Ababa on Tuesday in a new bid to end the nearly three year conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. Head of Sudanese gov...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The speaker of the Sudanese parliament, Al-Fatih Izz Al-din, has expressed readiness of the National Assembly to engage in direct talks with the United States Congress in order to normalize relations and lift the US sanctions imposed on Sudan since 1997. Sudanese Pre...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – A new round of peace talks between the South Sudanese government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar has been adjourned, a rebel official confirmed on Tuesday. The fourth round peace negotiations aimed at ending over four months...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 22,2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan government admitted on Tuesday that its forces had lost control of Unity state’s Mayom county to anti-government rebels led by the country’s former vice-president, Riek Machar. The information minister, Michael Makuei Lueth told the United Nations-...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The former rebel Justice and Equality Movement led by Bakheit Abdallah Abdel-Karim alias Dabajo (JEM-Dabajo) threatened to scrap a peace deal signed with the government, accusing some government officials of igniting dissidence within the group. Bakheit Dabajo in a f...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (ARUA) – An estimated nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees currently living at Rhino camp refugee settlement in the West Nile region of Uganda have been hit by severe water shortage, a condition which piles more misery to their dire humanitarian situation. The only borehole that...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 22nd, 2014
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April 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said on Monday that more than 200 people died in Bentiu after the strategic Unity state town fell to the opposition last week. SPLA soldiers get off of a pick-up truck in Bentiu, Unity state January 12, 2014. (Photo Reut...