South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Dec 21st, 2014
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December 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has announced intentions to apply strict measures to disarm tribal militias and conflicting parties in Darfur simultaneously. Amin Hassan Omer (Photo SUNA) Tribal fighting has intensified during the last two years in Darfur and Kordofan reg...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 21st, 2014
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December 20, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The two warring parties in South Sudan have made some progress in negotiations, which resumed on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital under the mediation of the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD). The leader of South Sudan’s...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (BOR) – Hundreds of people rallied on the streets of Jonglei state capital Bor on Friday calling for peace after a year of violent conflict in the young nation. Residents of South Sudan’s Jonglei state march through the streets in Bor on 19 December 2014 calling for peac...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The European Parliament has condemned the detention of a prominent Sudanese human rights defender Amin Mekki Medani and called on the Sudanese government to release all the political detainees and guarantee public freedoms. Sudanese lawyer and rights activist Amin...
By IAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (WAU) – Thugs on Wednesday broke into the ruling party (SPLM) office in Western Bahr el Ghazal state, stealing secrets documents, computers and furniture. “We have experienced heavy lose caused by our enemies as they have stolen properties in our office,” Charles N...
By IAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese government troops launched a new attack Friday on a rebel position in South Kordofan state, but were pushed back by Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) fighters, said a military statement. A SPLA-N fighter holds up his rifle near Jebel Kwo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese government troops launched a new attack Friday on a rebel position in South Kordofan state, but were pushed back by Sudan People’s Liberation Army-North (SPLA-N) fighters, said a military statement. A SPLA-N fighter holds up his rifle near Jebel Kwo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Thursday summoned the Sudanese envoy to the country over what it described as hostile statements from senior officials in the Khartoum regime. South Sudan’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Mawien Makol (Photo: Citizen News) The spokesperson for Sout...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Thursday summoned the Sudanese envoy to the country over what it described as hostile statements from senior officials in the Khartoum regime. South Sudan’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Mawien Makol (Photo: Citizen News) The spokesperson for Sout...
By IAfrica
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Dec 20th, 2014
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December 19, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese opposition forces killed at least 11 civilians and rape others in what amounted to war crimes, the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said in a new report. South Sudanese rebels pictured in Jonglei state on 31 January 2014 (Photo: Reuters/Go...