By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
December 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Peace negotiations aimed at ending the more than one-year-old conflict in South Sudan have been adjourned after making little progress on several key issues of contention.
Peace talks, which (...)
December 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – A Sudanese official concluded a visit to China this week after which he announced that the two countries reached new understandings to reschedule Khartoum’s debts allowing it to repay under a more convenient (...)
December 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) forces raided the Sudanese Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) premises on Sunday in the capital, Khartoum. Sudanese lawyer and rights activist Amin Mekki (...)
December 21, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan is beefing up security in its capital, major towns and other locations across the country as precautionary measures ahead of this week’s Christmas holidays. (...)
December 21, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) forces raided the Sudanese Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) premises on Sunday in the capital, Khartoum. (...)
December 19, 2014 (KAMPALA) – The union of South Sudanese student currently studying in Uganda's higher institutions of learning have elected their new leaders.
Beny Nyinypiu, the union’s outgoing (...)
December 20, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s national dialogue committee expected to issue a plea to president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to pardon the political detainees and also demand him set a firm date (...)
December 20, 2014 (JUBA) – The speaker of South Sudan's parliament claims Sudan's latest accusations against his country were intended to disrupt bilateral relations between the two nations. South (...)
December 20, 2014 (KAMPALA) – Internally displaced South Sudanese sheltering at the UN house in Jebel have accused authorities in the area of looting civilian properties outside the camp.
A heavy (...)
South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on2014-12-17 04:17:40
By Elizabeth Deng
December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls (...)
Sudan protects terrorists2014-12-15 04:29:57
By Kimberly Hollingsworth*
December 15, 2014 - Sudan used to be the heart of Africa; now, Sudan is the heart of international terrorist organizations. Sudan is the hub for training extremists. (...)