South Sudan

By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 16th, 2014
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By Maiwen Dot Phoet April 15, 2014 – Over the past month, reports received from sources on the ground in Abyei confirm the withdrawal of soldiers affiliated with South Sudan’s army and police from villages where they were previously stationed. However, this withdrawal alone is not enough ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Biruk Mekonnen, Addis Fortune The recent media hype regarding military cooperation between South Sudan and Egypt has grabbed the attention of those who closely follow developments in the region. This is mainly because of the central role South Sudan is playing in the regional peace and security an...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese government official has officially admitted that rebel forces were “in control” of Bentiu, the strategic oil-rich capital of Unity state. South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar gestures as he talks to his men in Jonglei January 31, 2014...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 14, 2014 (RUMBEK) – More than 40 people were killed and dozens injured after inter-clan clashes occurred in South Sudan’s Lakes state’s Rumbek East county on Friday, an official disclosed. The map of Lakes state in red A police officer, who preferred anonymity, said two separa...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir issued a decree on Monday guaranteeing political parties the freedom to carry out public activities as long as they obtain prior authorisation. Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir addresses a session of parliament on 1 Ap...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Heavy fighting erupted in the Unity state capital, Bentiu, early Tuesday as government forces and rebels aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar battle for control of the strategic town. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army (SPLA) on guard in Bentiu, the capit...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 14, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese religious leaders have warned of a looming humanitarian disaster in the country, stressing war was never a remedy to any political differences. South Suda religious leaders pray for a peace ahead of a referendum in 2011 (Michael Wagner/Church of Brethen) &...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese defence minister, Abdel-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, announced that rebellion in Darfur has receded, stressing the start of military operations in South Kordofan state. Fighters from the JEM ride in the back of a vehicle through the bush (Reuters/file) In a sp...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 14, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The social media network Facebook disclosed in its second global government transparency report, covering the period between July and December of 2013 that it received official requests from the Sudanese government to reveal information on four of its users. The repo...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 15th, 2014
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April 14, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army (SPLA) spokesperson on Monday dismissed rebel claims that its forces instigated the fighting that erupted Sunday near an oil refinery under construction in Unity state. A South Sudanese government soldier stands in front of a vehicle in South Suda...