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S. Sudan’s unity government likely to rule till 2021: official

February 27, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) could, after implementing the 2015 peace agreement in good faith, remain in power until 2021, a prominent member of the Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) has (...)

Sudan’s Bashir says his country ready to achieve Arab food security

February 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Monday said his country is abundantly blessed with natural and human resources that enable it to achieve Arab food security. Al-Bashir pointed out that Sudan has 175 million (...)

Sudan hit by power blackout on Monday

February 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A power blackout hit most of the Sudanese cities on Monday for several hours due to a failure of the automated protection system, said the Ministry of Water Resources, Electricity and Irrigation. Earlier on (...)

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bullet Tuesday 28 February 2017
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Former state-media director abandons rebellion

February 27, 2017 (JUBA) – A leading member of South Sudan's armed opposition (SPLM-IO) has abandoned rebellion and joined President Salva Kiir’s faction, citing what he described as “radical (...)

Pope Francis says considering visiting S. Sudan

February 27, 2017 (JUBA) – Pope Francis said the Vatican is considering a visit to the war-torn South Sudan if security situation allows. The head of the Roman Catholic Church was invited by (...)

Sudan’s Bashir says his country ready to achieve Arab food security

February 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Monday said his country is abundantly blessed with natural and human resources that enable it to achieve Arab food security. (...)

S. Sudan’s unity government likely to rule till 2021: official

February 27, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU) could, after implementing the 2015 peace agreement in good faith, remain in power until 2021, a prominent (...)

Sudan hit by power blackout on Monday

February 27, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A power blackout hit most of the Sudanese cities on Monday for several hours due to a failure of the automated protection system, said the Ministry of Water (...)

bullet Monday 27 February 2017
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Sudan not happy with France’s hosting of SLM’s Abdel-Wahid: FM says

February 26, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government expressed discontent over France hosting of armed groups leaders particularly Abdel-Whaid al-Nur who refuses to join the African Union-brokered (...)

S. Sudan rebels accuse army of burning villages, lootings

February 26, 2017 (PAGAK) - South Sudan rebels have accused government forces of allegedly looting and burning down villages of civilians around Yuai, a former stronghold of the armed opposition (...)

Over 30,000 S. Sudanese entered Sudan in 2017, says UNHCR

February 26, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - An estimated 32,000 South Sudanese have entered Sudan since the start of the year, with tens of thousands more expected to arrive fleeing a famine in their country, (...)

South Sudan famine and violence “man-made”: Bishops

February 26, 2017 (BOR) - A group of South Sudanese Catholic bishops have accused the country’s warring factions of committing war crimes, targeting and humiliating civilians across the county (...)

UNAMID’s former workers resume protests over unpaid benefits

February 26, 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 headquarters in North Darfur (...)

Rebecca Garang says Kiir bears responsibility for South Sudan famine

February 26, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudanese former Presidential Adviser, Rebecca Garang, Sunday called on President Salva Kiir to step down saying he is responsible for the famine that hits the (...)

Sudan pardons Czech filmmaker, as SPLM-N calls to free pastors

February 26, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Sunday has pardoned Czech missionary and filmmaker, Petr Jasek, who was sentenced to life in prison last January for spying (...)

bullet Sunday 26 February 2017
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South Darfur transports Jebel Marra pupils to safe areas for examinations

February 25, 2017 (NYALA) - South Darfur ministry of education has requested the state government to provide the necessary support to transport and accommodate pupils from three areas in Jebel (...)

S. Sudan: IOM says providing health, shelter aid in volatile areas

February 25, 2017 (JUBA) - The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it is providing emergency health care and shelter assistance to South Sudanese forced to flee their homes due to (...)

Kenya bank denies involvement in S. Sudan money transfer

February 25, 2017 (JUBA)- EcoBank, a Kenyan-owned commercial financial institution has denied involvement in the $ 10 million allegedly transferred to it by a former South Sudan general who (...)

1.5 million foreigners seek to travel to Europe: Sudanese official

February 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's interior ministry Saturday estimated that around one million and a half foreigners who entered illegally from neighbouring countries are currently in Sudan (...)

Swiss gov’t pledges CHF15m after U.N famine appeal

February 25, 2017 (JUBA) - The Swiss government announced on Friday that it would contribute CHF15 million ($14.9m) to address the famine crisis affecting war-torn South Sudan, as well at food (...)

Sudanese opposition group says U.S. work to maintain Bashir’s regime

February 25, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The opposition National Consensus Forces (NCF) Saturday accused the United States of leading an international plot through the African Union mediator Thabo Mbeki to (...)

South Sudan denies receiving military support from Eqypt

February 25, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan government has dismissed the Sudanese president’s claims that intelligence report allegedly showed the Egyptian government provided arms and ammunition to the (...)

bullet Saturday 25 February 2017
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Sudan loses UN vote rights over dues debts

February 24, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nation General Assembly has suspended the voting rights of six member states including the Sudan over non-payment of dues. "As of 21 February 2017, the (...)

Opposition group questions Kenyan participation in S. Sudan force

February 27, 2017 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese opposition group, the People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) Friday questioned the aptitude of Kenyan peacekeepers to reintegrate the UN peacekeeping (...)

Peacekeepers foil attempt to abduct IDPs in Bentiu camp

February 24, 2017 (JUBA) - Uniformed soldiers attempted to seize a number of internally displaced people near a United Nations Protection of Civilians site in Bentiu Thursday evening, UN said (...)

Ethiopia and South Sudan agree to construct oil route

February 24, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA/JUBA) - President Salva Kiir and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have agreed to build a road linking the two countries enabling South Sudan to export its oil to (...)

bullet Friday 24 February 2017
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$4.4 billion required to prevent famine, says U.N chief

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) - The United Nations needs at least $4.4 billion by the end of next month to prevent "a catastrophe" of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, its (...)

Kiir implementing reservations, not peace accord: Garang

February 23, 2017 (JUBA) - The widow of John Garang, the founder of South Sudan's ruling party (SPLM) has said the peace deal, which was signed in 2015 to end more than three years conflict has (...)

Bashir directs to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir, Thursday, has directed his government to provide the necessary support and to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and (...)

Guterres appoints new commander for Abyei force

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday appointed an Ethiopian general as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (...)

South Sudan president in Ethiopia for security talks

February 23, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for talks on the implementation of border control and security cooperation deal signed (...)

Czech FM visits Sudan seeking release of jailed filmmaker

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek will visit Khartoum next Sunday for talks on bilateral relations. Also, he is expected to seek a presidential pardon for a (...)

bullet Thursday 23 February 2017
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SPLM-N announces end of South Kordofan clashes

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan people's Liberation Movement - North (SPLM-N) announced the end of recent clashes in South Kordofan with the Sudanese army but pointed to the continued (...)




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