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By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s former defence minister, Majak D’Agoot, has denied playing any role in an alleged coup plot to depose president Salva Kiir Mayardit, saying that regardless of the outcome of the court case, the country has been irrevocably changed. South Sudan p...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Eastern areas in South Kordofan state, including areas bordering South Sudan, are now free of rebels, sid the military spokesperson of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), Al-Sawarmi Khalid, on Wednesday. Sudan’s official spokesman of the Armed Forces Colonel Al-Sawar...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese minister of finance Badr Al-Deen Mahmood reiterated that his country has completed all technical prerequisites of debt cancellation especially in relation to the short-term program, which was agreed upon with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as one ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan president Salva Kiir Mayardit told security ministers Wednesday to stop searching of relief convoys delivering food to internally displaced persons in response to a query raised by humanitarian agencies. Speaking at the launch of South Sudan’s National ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 17th, 2014
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle April 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Unknown gunmen on Tuesday opened fire at a passenger bus in western Ethiopia killing nine and wounding seven others, some with severe injuries, Redwan Hussein, a government spokesperson, told reporters today. The attack against the bus carrying...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 16th, 2014
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– An essay by Andrew Green On February 15th, South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir stepped out for a rare public appearance. The youth wing of the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) party had organized a rally. The event’s theme, coming exactly two months after the start of the fighting th...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 16th, 2014
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April 16, 2014 (KAMPALA) – South Sudanese rebels claimed they have killed 510 soldiers including a top general while fighting the South Sudan army (SPLA) over the control of the strategic state capital of Unity state, Bentiu, for the last three days. Lt. Col. Peter Riek Gew, a militarily spokes...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 16th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – The spokesperson of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), Al-Sawarmi Khalid Saad, has dismissed claims South Sudanese rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar are being trained at camps inside Sudan. Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar march ...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 16th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (JUBA) – Local and international organisation in South Sudan on Thursday urged President Salva Kiir to ensure his country ratifies the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR). The appeal was made in a petition issued ahead of the 55th ordinary session of the Af...
By IAfrica
In Sudan
Apr 16th, 2014
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April 15, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Presidential aide, Ibrahim Ghandour, regretted that the rebel alliance Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) decided to not participate in the national dialogue which aims to discuss regional conflicts and ways to ensure democratic transition in Sudan. Sudanese presiden...