Sudan news

By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 22nd, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Lakes state caretaker governor, Maj. Gen. Matur Chut Dhuol has instructed the finance ministry to impose a 10% salary cut on ministry of public service staff who reportedly boycotted President Salva Kiir’s visit to the capital, Rumbek last week. A ministry officia...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 22nd, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (JUBA) – The chairperson of the African Union Commission of inquiry in to South Sudan crimes said his team would not “shy away” from visiting areas most-affected by conflict in the country. Chairperson of the African Union Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan crimes Ol...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (Khartoum) -The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) in Sudan has expressed deep concern on the “bleak prospects” of the level of food security during the coming months. A displaced mother and her child as she prepares a meal for the family outside the UNAMID compound in ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese Nuers community in neighbouring Ethiopia on Monday declare full support to proposal made by the leadership of SPLM/A in opposition to create more states in South Sudan. South Sudan’s former vice-president and current rebel l...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A group called “Hamza Group for Fighting against Atheism and Heresy” has claimed responsibility for the assault on the editor-in-chief of Al-Tayyar daily newspaper. People stand outside Al-Tayyar headquarters after the attack on Saturday 19 July 2014 On Sa...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday. Rebel fighters greet one another in a rebel camp in Jonglei State February 1, 2...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The national dialogue mechanism representing the government and opposition parties discussed the positions of the two sides on a framework work agreement and agreed to finalise it on Tuesday. Presidential assistant and deputy chairman of the ruling National Congress P...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 20, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rival forces on Sunday traded accusations over violations of the ceasefire deal with both sides claiming to control Nasir, a strategic Upper Nile state town. SPLA spokesperson Phillip Aguer (Reuters) South Sudanese army (SPLA) spokesperson Col. Philip Aguer...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 21st, 2014
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July 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Hundreds of Sudanese journalists have demonstrated in the capital, Khartoum on Sunday to protest against the assault carried out by unknown gunmen against the editor-in-chief of Al-Tayyar newspaper, Osman Mirghani. Sudanese journalists demonstrate outside Al-Tayyar&rs...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Jul 20th, 2014
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July 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Authorities in Sudan’s East Darfur state have arrested four people accused of involvement in the killing of the coordinator of the Popular Defence Forces (PDF) in the locality of Tulus in South Darfur state. On 12 July, unidentified gunmen killed the PDF coordin...