South Sudan

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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani, has indicated his party will participate in Sudan’s upcoming elections, also calling for the national dialogue process to be accelerated. Mohamed Osman Al-Mirghani (file photo) The ...
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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Libya’s prime minister has expressed hope that Sudan will play a major role in restoring security and stability in the NNorth African country, denying reports that the Sudanese government is supporting Islamist militias. The Libyan prime minister shakes hands...
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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudan’s rebel SPLM in Opposition faction announced on Wednesday that its forces were in control of Bentiu, the oil-producing capital of Unity state, accusing pro-government troops of disowning a ceasefire agreement inked on 23 January. Internally displac...
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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has hinted at the possibility of his country attaining peace within weeks despite the continuous violation of a ceasefire agreement by rebel forces. South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, addresses the media in Juba on 2 May 2013...
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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, says his government heeded to demands from rebels led by his former deputy, Riek Machar for the sake of peace, but not due weaknesses. Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni visits his soldiers in South Sudan’s Jonglei state on ...
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Oct 30th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has said that the Sudanese army (SAF) has won more than 40 battles in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur, recently ordering it to launch a decisive summer attack against rebels. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir add...
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Oct 29th, 2014
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October 28, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The rebel Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) will meet the Sudanese government will meet for talks on a cessation of hostilities in line with an African Union roadmap for peace in Sudan. Rebels of the Sudan Liberation Army (SLA), loyal to leader Minni...
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Oct 29th, 2014
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October 28, 2014 (BOR) – Authorities in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA) of South Sudan’s Jonglei state have vowed to investigate an alleged cattle raid that occurred last week. Bor county commissioner Agot Alier speaking to Sudan Tribune, October 27, 2014 (ST) According the B...
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Oct 29th, 2014
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October 28, 2014 (KAMPALA) – A victim of the Juba massacre has warned South Sudan’s warring parties to refrain from rushing a deal to unify the country’s rival factions without prosecuting the perpetrators of last December’s killings. Last week, Tanzania’s ruling party i...
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Oct 29th, 2014
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October 29, 2014 (LUSAKA) – Zambian president Michael Sata has died in London, where he was receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, media sources said. Late Zambian leader Michael Sata (AP photo) Various media outlets in the Southern African country claimed Sata died on Tuesday night an...