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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 24th, 2014
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April 23, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has expressed disappointment with the way regional leaders are responding to his pleas for help to end the country’s nearly four-month-old conflict which erupted after his former deputy, Riek Machar and several other officials, w...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 24th, 2014
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April 23, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese government has denounced the killing of Sudanese nationals when South Sudanese rebels took over the control of Unity State capital of Bentiu earlier this month. Injured civilians are treated at the UNMISS base in Bentinu (Photo UN Toby Lanzer) Khartoum f...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 24th, 2014
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April 23, 2014 (WAU) – More than 1,000 citizens from Sudan’s western Darfur region residing in Wau, the capital of Western Bahr el Ghazal state in South Sudan, staged a peaceful demonstration on Wednesday to protest against the killing of their countrymen in Bentiu last week. The demonstr...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 23rd, 2014
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April 23, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA/JUBA) – Conflicting reports emerged on Wednesday evening as rebels loyal to Riek Machar claimed have seized Renk in Upper Nile state while the army and legislators said a small revolt had been quelled. SPLA soldier stands next to a machine gun mounted on a truck in M...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
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 IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s bold decision to pay for a huge dam itself has overturned generations of Egyptian control over the Nile’s waters, and may help transform one of the world’s poorest countries into a regional hydropower hub. By spurning an offer...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
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
In Sudan
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
In Sudan
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
In Sudan
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...