South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (KAMPALA) – A South Sudanese student union in Uganda belatedly marked their country’s third anniversary since independence on Saturday amid claims several senior officials in the capital, Juba, turned down invitations to attend the event. The students union in Kampala claime...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (MABIOR) – Thousands of people are living with critical food shortages and a lack of health services in the north of South Sudan’s Jonglei state. Women collect food sacks air dropped by the World Food Programme (WFP) in Duk county’s Ayueldit on 25 July 2014 (ST) Locals...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan on Monday expressed readiness to resume peace negotiations with the rebel faction of the SPLM under the leadership of the former vice-president, Riek Machar, downplaying the likely implications of recent military engagement in Upper Nile and Jonglei states. So...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government says it would not relent to recent demands for suspension of all new oil contracts, arguing that such a decision was not in the country’s best interest. South Sudan’s oil minister, Stephen Dhieu Dau, speaks during a press conferen...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese security personnel, in collusion with state officials, have allegedly arrested a number of youths in Northern Bahr el Ghazal states, amid reports they were being tortured for unknown reasons. A youth holds the South Sudanese flag as he waits for the start o...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO), but confirmed the plan was in existence. South Sudan’s ...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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July 28, 2014 (Khartoum) – The leader of Sudan’s opposition National Umma Party (NUP), al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, has described government intention to hold elections in the country under the present circumstances as “nightmare”. Al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, head of the Sudan’s National U...
By IAfrica
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Jul 29th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 28, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The SPLM/A in Opposition said on Monday it has launched new membership and application forms to organise members as part of increased efforts to bring about political reforms in South Sudan and restructure the ruling SPLM party. In a statement e...
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...
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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...