Sudan news

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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese political parties are demanding the creation of a prime minister’s position in the proposed interim government between the country’s ruling party (SPLM) and its opposition wing. Salva Kiir attends the signing of the standard gauge railway agreem...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (JUBA) – A South Sudanese human rights body has condemned last week’s arrest of youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, describing as “barbaric” the move taken by government. In a statement issued Tuesday, South Sudan Human Rights Society for Advocacy (SSHURSA) s...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese embassy in Tripoli said that eight Sudanese nationals were killed and two others injured in clashes between armed militias which took place in Al-Karimea neighbourhood in the Libyan capital. African travellers go through security at Tripoli’s Mitiga...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 29, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Exiled South Sudan civil society organisations on Tuesday concluded selecting their representatives to the IGAD led peace process. The civil society organisations based in Kenya and Sudan were not selected on the June 8, 2014, civil society sele...
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Jul 30th, 2014
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July 29, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s former rebel Liberation and Justice Movement (LJM) led by al-Tijani al-Sissi, acknowledged existence of divergent views on certain issues within the movement stressing that it had overcome the recent internal differences. Last week, several field command...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...