SPLA denies defection of 300 soldiers to rebels

December 2, 2016 (JUBA) - The command of South Sudan army (SPLA) denied on Friday reports that up to 300 soldiers have switched allegiance to the armed opposition forces loyal to former First Vice President Riek Machar. An SPLA soldier is (...)

Last group of POWs released by JEM arrives in Khartoum

December 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The last batch of twenty two Prisoners of War (POWs) from the Sudanese army who were released by the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) has arrived on Thursday in Khartoum. Last month, JEM announced the (...)

SPLM-N calls on Sudan’s opposition to demand ouster of al-Bashir

December 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) has called on the various opposition alliances and youth groups that were engaged in the recent civil disobedience to address the international community (...)

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Germany’s Siemens to supply five power plants to Sudan

December 3, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The government-owned Sudanese Thermal Power Generating Company (STPGC) and Germany's Siemens last Thursday signed an agreement to supply five power plant units. the (...)

S. Sudan: UN experts demand special probe into sexual violence

December 2, 2016 (JUBA) – The world should pay special attention to the “epic proportions” of sexual violence in South Sudan, experts from the independent United Nations Commission on Human Rights (...)

IOM supports HIV/Aids prevention in war-torn S. Sudan

November 2, 2016 (JUBA) – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) says it is working with vulnerable populations across South Sudan to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV/AIDS, (...)

Sudanese, Italian foreign ministers discuss Libya’s border control

December 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour and his Italian counterpart Paolo Gentiloni Friday discussed the situation in the regional situations and especially the (...)

Ethiopia arrests opposition leader after speech at EU parliament

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 2, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian security forces arrested a prominent Ethiopian opposition leader from the troubled Oromia region. Merera Gudina, who is the (...)

S. Sudan commends allies for forcing U.S. to abandon sanctions

December 2, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan Friday commended the diplomatic efforts exerted by Russia, China, Egypt, Angola and Venezuela for the diplomatic efforts exerted to convince the United (...)

Last group of POWs released by JEM arrives in Khartoum

December 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The last batch of twenty two Prisoners of War (POWs) from the Sudanese army who were released by the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) has arrived on (...)

SPLM-N calls on Sudan’s opposition to demand ouster of al-Bashir

December 2, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel Sudanese People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) has called on the various opposition alliances and youth groups that were engaged in the recent civil (...)

SPLA denies defection of 300 soldiers to rebels

December 2, 2016 (JUBA) - The command of South Sudan army (SPLA) denied on Friday reports that up to 300 soldiers have switched allegiance to the armed opposition forces loyal to former First (...)

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Sudanese and British foreign ministers discuss bilateral relations

December 1, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour Thursday discussed with the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson ways to develop relations and trade between the two (...)

Machar appoints deputy chairman of armed opposition

December 2, 2016 (JUBA)- South Sudan’s armed opposition leader, Riek Machar has appointed Henry Odwar as deputy chairperson of the rebel movement. Machar speaks on a mobile phone after an (...)

JEM leader fires close aide

December 1, 2016 (KHARTOUM) — The Chairman of Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Thursday, in an unexpected move, fired one of his aides without explanations, as the group holds consultations (...)

30 teachers arrested in Jonglei state over strike

December 01, 2016 (JUBA) - 30 teachers have been arrested after they protested over delayed wages in South Sudan's Jonglei state. Representatitives of the teachers, county education office in (...)

Sudanese Security continues crackdown on press, journalists strike

December 01, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) on Thursday has continued its mass confiscation of newspapers print-runs for the successive fourth day, (...)

S. Sudan army denies amassing troops in Equatoria for dry season offensive

December 1, 2016 (JUBA) - The command of South Sudan army (SPLA), denied on Thursday a report by United Nations mission in the country presented to it's Security Council that it had facilitated (...)

U.S. Booth announces exchange programmes with Sudanese universities

December 1, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Special Envoy Donald Booth Thursday announced several exchange programmes to strengthen partnerships and collaboration between U.S. and Sudanese universities. (...)

Sudan, Darfur groups hold consultations over cessation of hostilities

December 1, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government disclosed that consultations were taking place in Addis Ababa to determine the positions of Darfur rebel combatants within the framework of a (...)

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UN calls for end to restriction on humanitarian agencies in war-torn South Sudan

November 30, 2016 (JUBA) United Nations Official for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) said aid workers increasingly face "bureaucratic impediments", and called on South Sudanese (...)

UN experts call for prevention of ethnic cleansing in South Sudan

November 30, 2016 (JUBA) - The world’s youngest country is on the brink of catastrophe, a three-member United Nations Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan warned at the end of a 10-day visit. (...)

Ceasefire monitoring team finally reach S. Sudan’s Yei town

November 30, 2016 (JUBA) - The IGAD joint ceasefire monitoring mechanism announced the arrival of its team to the troubled Yei town in Central Equatoria were reports mention about insecurity and (...)

Sudanese pharmacists to go on partial strike on Thursday

November 30, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The Central Committee of the Sudanese Pharmacists (CCSP) said it would go on a partial strike and organize a protest on Thursday to reject drug price increase and (...)

Sudanese security seize five newspapers, journalists strike

November 30, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Wednesday has continued its mass confiscations campaign against newspapers and seized copies of five (...)

US, UN warn of intensified violence in South Sudan

November 30, 2016 (JUBA) – Representatives of the United States and United Nations warned on Wednesday of possibilities of tension escalating in war-torn South Sudan as well as potentials of (...)

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Sudanese activists call for open-ended general strike in December

November 29, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Hours before the end of a three-day civil disobedience in Sudan, a group of activists claimed the responsibility of its organization. They further vowed to continue (...)

Nigerian president “disappointed” over S. Sudan situation

November 29, 2016 (JUBA/ABUJA) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concerns over the deteriorating security situation in war-torn South Sudan. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (...)

South Sudan unveil measures to improve non-oil revenues

November 29, 2016 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese government has unveiled measures aimed at closing gaps created by drops in the production of oil resources. An oil field in South Sudan's Unity (...)

Sudanese security seizes four newspapers

November 29, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Tuesday has seized copies of four daily newspapers as civil disobedience enters its last day. A (...)

Sudan’s Bashir says civil disobedience was “one million percent failure”

November 29, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir said the civil disobedience act that took place in his country during the past three days was a complete failure. Large segments (...)

South Sudan President in South Africa for bi-lateral talks

November 29, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan’s President, Salva Kiir is on a visit to South Africa, amid reports of his deteriorating health situation. South Africa's President Jacob Zuma (R) shakes (...)

Ethiopia says foiled Eritrea-backed terror attack, kill 15

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 29, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia authorities said they foiled an Eritrean backed terrorist attack, killed as well as detained dozens of Eritrean mercenaries. (...)



 
 

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