South Sudan seeks better working relations with U.S.

January 21, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President, Salva Kiir is optimistic of better a working relation with the new U.S. administration led by Donald Trump, an aide said. Ex-US president Barack Obama meets with South Sudan president Salva Kiir (...)

UNAMID’s local workers renew protests over unpaid benefits

January 22, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - Dozens of former local staff of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Sunday have protested in front of the mission’s premises in North Darfur capital, El-Faher for non-payment of financial dues. (...)

Sudan’s SRF re-appoints Agar as chairman

January 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel umbrella Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) Sunday has renewed confidence in Malik Agar as its chairman and head of the Leadership Council. Sudan Revolutionary Front leader, Malik Agar, July 2011 (Reuters) (...)

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South Sudan’s Lol governor sacks top advisers

January 22, 2017 (JUBA) - The Governor of South Sudan's Lol State Rizik Zachariah Hassan has issued several executive orders sacking two senior advisors and one minister in his administration. (...)

UNAMID’s local workers renew protests over unpaid benefits

January 22, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - Dozens of former local staff of the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Sunday have protested in front of the mission’s premises in North Darfur capital, (...)

Sudan’s SRF re-appoints Agar as chairman

January 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel umbrella Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) Sunday has renewed confidence in Malik Agar as its chairman and head of the Leadership Council. Sudan (...)

Sudan’s Bashir to visit Russia next summer

January 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - "Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir will visit Russia next summer," announced on Saturday Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour without further details about the (...)

Over 1,000 people live with HIV/Aids in Jonglei: official

January 21, 2017 (BOR) -At least 1, 067 people are currently living with HIV/Aids in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, an official disclosed. Jonglei state HIV/Aids and STI coordinator Ajak Mach Gut, (...)

S. Sudanese authorities lift flight ban to Payinjiar county

January 18, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan government has lifted the ban it had earlier imposed on flights to Payinjiar county in the wake of continuous rebel activities in the area. The Payinjiar (...)

Darfuri splinter group signs peace agreement with Sudanese government

January 21, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - A splinter faction of the Sudan Liberation Movement-Abdel Wahid al-Nur (SLM-AW) signed on Saturday a peace agreement with the Sudanese government in El-Fasher, (...)

Sudan’s NUP to organize popular reception for Al-Mahdi on Thursday

January 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s opposition National Umma Party (NUP) said it would hold a mass reception for its leader al-Sadiq al-Mahdi who will return to the country on Thursday afternoon (...)

New head of U.N. mission for S. Sudan arrives in Juba

January 21, 2017 (JUBA) - The Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General in South Sudan, David Shearer arrived in Juba on Friday. Shearer, also head of the United Nations (...)

Sudan Call urges inclusion of democratic demands to requirements for lift of sanctions

January 21, 2017 (PARIS) - Sudan’s opposition umbrella Sudan Call said it asked the U.S. Administration to include additional items serving interests of the Sudanese to its list of demands from (...)

South Sudan seeks better working relations with U.S.

January 21, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President, Salva Kiir is optimistic of better a working relation with the new U.S. administration led by Donald Trump, an aide said. Ex-US president Barack (...)

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SPLM-N denies rejection of U.S. humanitarian proposition

January 20, 2017 (PARIS) - The Sudan People's liberation Movement -North (SPLM-N) Friday has denied refusing a proposition providing that USAID would transport humanitarian medical assistance to (...)

Sudan’s DUP hopes for strong relations between Khartoum and Washington

January 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) led by Mohamed Osman al-Mirghani has expressed hope the new U.S. Administration would maintain distinctive relations between (...)

African Union to verify Juba is no longer harbouring Sudanese rebels

January 20, 2017 (JUBA) - The continental body, the African Union (AU) next month will verify that J South Sudan is no longer harbouring Sudanese rebels, Defence Minister Kuol Manyang Juuk told a (...)

South Sudan rejects placing Juba airport under regional force

January 20, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has rejected deployment of the regional protection force with the capacity to place Juba International Airport under its mandate. The (...)

Sudanese government, Darfur group to sign peace deal next week

January 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government and Darfur rebel Sudan Liberation Movement (Second Revolution) SLM-SR chaired by Abul Gasim Imam will sign a peace agreement in the Qatari (...)

Sudan’s police arrest UNAMID peacekeepers accused of smuggling weapons

January 20, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - The government of North Darfur state Friday has arrested Indonesian soldiers belonging to the hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) for carrying smuggled (...)

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Sudan’s FVP gets phone call from U.S. Kerry

January 19,2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese First Vice President Bakri Hassan Saleh on Thursday received a phone call from the outgoing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the recent amelioration of (...)

Wau governor vows unfettered humanitarian access to affected areas

January 19, 2017 (WAU) – The Governor of Wau State Andrea Mayar Acho on Wednesday pledged to ensure security and facilitate humanitarian access of aid groups to the most affected areas in the (...)

South Sudan’s Gogrial governor appoints security advisor

January 19, 2017 (JUBA)- The newly appointed governor of Gogrial state, South Sudan, has issued an order relieving a security advisor previously appointed by his predecessor and appointed his own (...)

South Sudan president appoints three lawmakers

January 19, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has issued an order appointing three officials into the national legislative assembly. Members of South Sudan's parliament sing the (...)

U.S. diplomat snubbed by South Sudanese officials

January 19, 2017 (JUBA) – The United States Assistant Secretary of State for Bureau of African Affairs visited Juba on Wednesday but failed to meet President Salva Kiir or any government (...)

Ethiopia, Sudan vow to elevate cooperation in various fields

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 19,2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia and Sudan on Wednesday reaffirmed commitment to bolster existing bilateral cooperation to a higher level. The two neighbours (...)

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U.S. envoy says Sudan armed groups should put their people first

January 18, 2017 (WASHINGTON) - The outgoing U.S. Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Donald Both Wednesday criticized the refusal of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) for a (...)

S. Sudanese President fires Boma state governor

January 18, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has, in a decree read on the state owned SSBC sacked the governor of Boma, one of the nation's new states South Sudanese president (...)

S. Sudan rival forces deny committing human rights abuses

January 18, 2018 (JUBA)- The two main rival forces in the South Sudanese implicated in a newly released United Nations report have denied their involvement in human right abuses, with government (...)

Sudan’s inflation continues to rise for eighth straight month

January 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Central Bureau of Statistics (CBoS) on Wednesday reported that inflation jumped to 30,47% in December 2016 from 29,49 in November pointing to continued rise (...)

South Sudan president says INGOs pay local staff in local currency “unfair”

January 18, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has criticized the way in which international organizations treat their local staff members, saying they were subjecting them to unfair (...)

Sudan’s al-Mahdi vows no bilateral agreement with al-Bashir regime

January 18, 2017 (PARIS) - Leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) al-Sadiq al-Mahdi has re-assured his allies in the opposition umbrella Sudan Call to not hold any bilateral agreement between (...)

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S. Sudan rebels deny meeting youth league leaders

January 17, 2017 (JUBA) - The youth league from South Sudan's armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) has denied reports that its members conducted a meeting with pro-government supporters in Nairobi, (...)



 
 

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