South Sudan

By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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Human Rights Watch Release Detainees and Punish Abusive Forces (Nairobi, April 21, 2014) – Sudanese authorities have failed to provide justice for scores of civilians killed in anti-government protests in September 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. Authorities should release all remaining po...
By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has reaffirmed that its rules do not prevent president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir from running in upcoming elections. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir salutes members of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) in the capital, Khartoum...
By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 22, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The African Union (AU) has condemned the latest round of violence in South Sudan’s Unity and Jonglei states in which hundreds of civilians were killed in apparent ethnically motivated attacks. Civilians fleeing violence seek refuge at a UN camp in Bor, the c...
By IAfrica
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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-...