South Sudan’s Lam Akol forms new rebel movement

September 25, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s former minister of agriculture minister, Lam Akol, has formed a new rebel faction after spending several weeks of consultations with different unarmed and armed opposition parties in the country. Lam (...)

South Sudanese army and rebels clash in oil-rich Unity state

September 25, 2016 (BENTIU) - Heavy fighting broke out on Sunday morning between South Sudanese government troops (SPLA) and armed opposition faction (SPLA-IO) in Rubkotna county of the country’s oil-rich Unity state. South Sudanese rebel troops (...)

Machar’s faction calls for armed resistance against “regime” in Juba

September 25, 2016 (JUBA) – The armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) led by South Sudan’s former First Vice President, Riek Machar, has for the first time come out with a statement declaring war on the “regime” in Juba under President Salva Kiir and (...)

Salva Kiir discusses Sudan’s security deal with SPLM-N rebels

September 24, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir discussed with the Sudan People's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) the implementation of security agreement signed between the two countries. A photo extended to Sudan Tribune (...)


bullet Tuesday 5 July 2005

Africa holds key to solving conflicts: Sudanese FM

SIRTE, Libya, July 4, 2005 (Xinhua) — Sudanese Foreign Minister Mustafa Ismail said here on Monday that Africa holds the key to solving conflicts on the continent. Speaking to Xinhua on the (...)

Sudan expects AU peacekeepers to improve security in Darfur

KHARTOUM, July 4, 2005 (Xinhua) — The Sudanese government said here Monday that the security in Darfur is gradually improving and will get even better as soon as extra African Union peacekeepers (...)

Ethiopia starts aerial insecticide spray to fight locusts

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 4, 2005 (AP) — Ethiopia has began aerial spraying of insecticide to fight swarms of mature desert locusts that may lay eggs, leading to a massive invasion in the (...)

bullet Monday 4 July 2005

EU to appoint special envoy for Sudan’s Darfur

BRUSSELS, July 4 (Reuters) - The European Union will name a special representative to Sudan in coming weeks to coordinate the bloc's peacekeeping efforts in the suffering Darfur region, an EU (...)

Ethiopian govt troops kill listeners to BBC news : report

By Ethiopian opposition Radio Freedom audio ADDIS ABABA, July 1, 2005 — On Wednesday, 29 June, colonial Ethiopian soldiers based in Shilabo town, southeastern Ethiopia, carried out a vicious (...)

Eritrean ruling party, Sudanese opposition alliance sign pact

ASMARA, July 3, 2005 ( — The Leadership Council of the Sudanese National Democratic Alliance (NDA) that began its meeting on the 29th of June at the Hotel Intercontinental Asmara under (...)

South Sudan truce talks fail ahead of unity govt formation

NAIROBI, July 4 (AFP) — Talks aimed at forging a ceasefire between ex-rebels and Khartoum-backed militias in southern Sudan have failed ahead of this week's scheduled formation of a north-south (...)

Sudanese parliament to approve proposed constitution on 6 July

KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (SUNA) — Speaker of the National Assembly Ahmad Ibrahim al-Tahir (photo), has announced that parliament will approve the draft interim constitution at the final reading (...)

Death rate falls sharply in Darfur

KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (Xinhua) — Sudanese Minister of Health Ahmed Bilal Osman announced here Sunday that an initial survey showed a threefold decrease in death rates in the western region of (...)

Darfur rebel NMRD agrees to abide by accord with government

A rebel of the JEM KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) — Darfur rebel splinter group the National Movement for Reform and Development (NMRD) has said that it will abide by the agreements it (...)

AU chief concerned over slow pace of Darfur talks

ADDIS ABABA, July 3, 2005 (Xinhua) — African Union Commission Chairperson Alpha Oumar Konare on Sunday expressed concern over the slow pace of the fifth round of inter-Sudanese peace talks on (...)

Sudan denies knowledge of UN move to negotiate with eastern rebels

KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (Sudan Tribune) — The deputy secretary-general of the ruling National Congress (NC), Nafi Ali Nafi, has denied that the Sudanese government had received any information (...)

Ethiopian peacekeepers stage six hour demo to demand pay

ADDIS ABABA, July 3 (AFP) — More than 100 Ethiopian peacekeepers on Sunday blocked traffic for more than six hours at a major highway north of the capital Addis Ababa demanding to be paid their (...)

Sudan’s president leaves for Libya to attend AU Summit

KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (Xinhua) — Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir left here Sunday for Libya to attend the fifth Summit of African Union which begins on Monday in Sirte, coastal city of Libya. (...)

bullet Sunday 3 July 2005

Freed opposition leader hits out at Sudanese regime

KHARTOUM, July 3 (AFP) — Freed Sudanese opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi on Sunday launched a withering attack on the government, as he promised to continue cooperation with southern SPLM former (...)

INTERVIEW-Darfur rebel rifts are big obstacle for talks - Chad

By Opheera McDoom SIRTE, Libya, July 3 (Reuters) - Divisions among Darfur's rebels are the biggest problem facing peace talks and rebel leaders are showing no desire to reach a political (...)

Petrol prices hit two dollar a litre in Eritrea

ASMARA, July 3 (AFP) — Fuel prices in Eritrea over the weekend went up again by 28 percent as world crude oil prices continue to remain high, officials said Sunday. The third increase in nearly (...)

Kenyan leader to attend swearing in of transitional Sudan govt

KHARTOUM, July 3, 2005 (The Nation) — Sudanese capital Khartoum is in a carnival mood as preparations kicked off to usher in a government of national unity that will see rebel leader John Garang (...)

Sudanese FM briefs press on visits to USA, Italy, Yemen, Ethiopia

KHARTOUM, July 1, 2005 (SUNA) — The foreign affairs minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail, has described his visit to, among others, Italy, USA, Yemen and Ethiopia, as a new chapter regarding Sudan's (...)

Eastern Sudan rebellion only adds to Darfur’s woes

By Pieter Tesch, The Irish Times KASSALA, eastern Sudan, July 2, 2005 — A rebellion in eastern Sudan threatens to undo the progress made in bringing the rebellions in southern Sudan and Darfur in (...)

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