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By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) said an unidentified group of armed men had stormed its headquarters in Omdurman on Sunday and assaulted several party members. Leader of the Sudanese Congress Party Ibrahim al-Sheikh The SCP said in a statement that the attack took p...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir on Friday signed into law a peace accord recognising the formation of the Greater Pibor administrative area in the country’s largest state of Jonglei. South Sudan rebel leader David Yau Yau (UN photo) The directive was made in a ...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s council of ministers has allocated SSP 22 million as allowances for students pursing technical courses in four African countries. Over 1,000 students have reportedly been awarded scholarships in various technical disciplines in Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia a...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 27, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains. Family members rest in the remains of their house destroyed by floods caused by heavy rains in Khartoum August 6, 2013. (...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 27, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government on Sunday dismissed allegations that it was providing support to opposition forces led by South Sudanese former vice-president, Riek Machar. South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar gestures as he talks to his men in...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – The new mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will enable its police and members of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) address fundamental issues like human rights and protection of civilians, a senior UN Police official said. Fred Yiga, t...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 26, 2014 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced an expected high-level visit by key members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon briefs the SEcurity Council on his visit to South Sudan in May 2014 to sound the alarm about the violenc...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 25, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan is stepping up measures to combat the spread of malaria ahead of the upcoming rainy season. A Sudanese woman sits with her two children under a mosquitor bednet at the Draij camp outside South Darfur capital Nyala (Photo: UNICEF/Simonsen) As part of a nation-wid...
By IAfrica
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 26, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Former vice-president Riek Machar, who leads a rebel faction of the Sudan Peoples’ Liberation Movement in Opposition has welcomed Ellen Margrethe Loj, the newly appointed head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and pledged to fully cooperat...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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July 26, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan and Egypt have agreed to promote military coordination in order to protect joint borders against smuggling rings, economic and security threats. Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir (L) farewells Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) as he departs Khartoum on...