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Sudan’s Bashir accuses Egypt of supporting Darfur rebel attack

May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has accused Egypt of supporting the armed movements that recently entered Darfur from Libya and South Sudan. On Friday, fierce clashes erupted in North and East Darfur (...)

South Sudan national dialogue co-chairs says will reach hold out opposition

May 23, 2017 (JUBA) – Abel Alier, co-chair of the National Dialogue stressed the importance of reaching out to armed and non-opposition forces to ensure inclusivity, steering away from the views of President Salva Kiir who had directly advocated (...)

South Sudan Kiir rejects return of Machar, declares unilateral ceasefire

May 22, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir Monday rejected the return of his former first deputy and rebel leader, Riek Machar to the country to participate in the national dialogue. President Kiir, who spoke at the swearing (...)

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S. Sudan: Bor and Murle communities sign cessation of hostilities accord

May 23, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan's rival communities in Bor and the Murle in former Jonglei state have signed a cessation of hostilities agreement in the country 's capital, Juba with a pledge to (...)

SLM-Minnawi accuses Sudan of killing captured rebels but Hametti denies

May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) has accused the Sudanese government forces of killing rebel fighters captured following recent clashes in North and (...)

Islamic Council conducts peace workshop in Wau state

May 23, 2017 (WAU) – Over 200 participants selected from various religion groups, youth members and state stakeholders attended a one-day peace and reconciliation workshop in Wau state. (...)

S. Sudan armed opposition say "one sided" dialogue derails peace deal

May 23, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan's armed opposition movement (SPLM-IO) faction led by the country's former First Vice President, Riek Machar on Tuesday issued a cautious welcome to the (...)

Ethiopia’s Tedros elected to head WHO

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 23, 2017, (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia's former health and foreign minister has been elected as the new director general of World Health Organisation (WHO) at an election (...)

Sudanese minister briefs U.S. official on religious freedom situation

May 23, 2107 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Ministry of Justice Tuesday has briefed the U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, Ian Turner, of ongoing efforts to amend some articles of the (...)

South Sudan national dialogue co-chairs says will reach hold out opposition

May 23, 2017 (JUBA) – Abel Alier, co-chair of the National Dialogue stressed the importance of reaching out to armed and non-opposition forces to ensure inclusivity, steering away from the views (...)

Sudan’s Bashir accuses Egypt of supporting Darfur rebel attack

May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has accused Egypt of supporting the armed movements that recently entered Darfur from Libya and South Sudan. On Friday, (...)

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Sudanese army captures SLM-TC rebel leader in Darfur, kills its military commander

May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government forces have captured the leader of the Sudan Liberation Movement-Transitional Council (SLM-TC) Nimer Abdel Rahman and other leading rebels. Also, (...)

Man arrested for defiling eight year old in Tonj state

May 22, 2017 (WAU) – Police in Tonj, one of South Sudan’s newly created states have arrested an 18-year old man accused of defiling an eight year old girl. The county police inspector, Wol (...)

South Sudan state closes its border with DRC

May 22, 2017 (WAU) – Authorities in Gbudue, one of South Sudan’s new states, have closed the border with the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC). The state deputy governor, Lino Utu said the move came (...)

UNAMID expresses concern over recent fighting in Darfur

May 22, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - The hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur (UNAMID) Monday has expressed deep concern over the recent clashes between government forces and rebel groups in North and (...)

Lol state deputy governor resigns to protest Kiir’s failure to run the country

May 22, 2017 (JUBA) – Lual Dau Marach, the Deputy Governor of the newly formed Lol State has resigned from his position, accusing President Salva Kiir of failing to run the country adding he (...)

Sudanese official hints to Egypt’s involvement in recent Darfur fighting

May 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese official has hinted to the involvement of Egypt in supporting the recent rebels’ attacks in East and North Darfur states saying the attack aims to obstruct the (...)

South Sudan Kiir rejects return of Machar, declares unilateral ceasefire

May 22, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir Monday rejected the return of his former first deputy and rebel leader, Riek Machar to the country to participate in the national dialogue. (...)

Museveni calls for unity in diversity in war-torn S. Sudan

May 22, 2017 (JUBA) - President Yoweri Museveni has urged the people of South Sudan to embrace unity for prosperity and development warning that the misuse of identity can paralyze and endanger (...)

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Darfur groups say they killed 214 government troops in recent clashes

May 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Liberation Movement - Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) and a splinter group from the SLM- Abdel Wahid said they killed 214 government troops in recent clashes in North (...)

Khartoum Juba agree on strategies to secure Sudan’s debt relief

May 21, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - Last Friday during a tripartite held in Addis Ababa, Sudan and South Sudan agreed on strategies for engaging creditors and donors. to relief Sudan from its debt (...)

Uganda: Over 900,000 S. Sudanese refugees need aid

May 21, 2017 (KAMPALA) - Thousands of South Sudanese continue to arrive to Uganda every week, bringing the total number of refugees and asylum-seekers to over 900,000. Civilians flee UN (...)

Gbudue state forms Ebola monitoring task force

May 18, 2017 (YAMBIO) – The Government Gbudue, one of South Sudan’s newly states, has formed a task force to monitor an Ebola disease outbreak. Nurse treats a man suspected of carrying the Sudan (...)

Religious leaders call for inclusive dialogue to end South Sudan conflict

May 21, 2017 (JUBA) – Christian and Muslim leaders in South Sudan have reiterated their call for tolerance and peace, following the surge of attacks by armed groups despite the preparations for (...)

3 persons killed in South Darfur ammunition depot blast

May 21, 2017 (NYALA) - Three people were killed and more than 20 others injured on Sunday after an explosion in an ammunition depot belonging to the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in Nyala, the (...)

UN expert says concerned over detentions and press freedom in Sudan

May 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi Sunday has expressed concern over detentions of civil society (...)

South Sudan completes preparation to hold national dialogue on Monday

May 21, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese government has announced that the national dialogue, will convene on Monday 22 May after a long delay in order to include holdout opposition leaders. Juba (...)

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RSF militia says they killed Minnawi forces commander in N Darfur clashes

May 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The government militia Rapid Support Forces (RSF) claimed they killed the commander of the Sudan Liberation Movement Minni Minnaxwi (SLM-MM) during fierce clashes in (...)

South Sudan’s armed opposition deny replacing leader Machar

May 20, 2017 (JUBA) - Members of South Sudan's armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) have dismissed as untrue reports that their leader Riek Machar was replaced with his wife. Angelina Teny (...)

S. Sudanese army killed 114 civilians in 6 months: UN

May 20, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudanese government forces killed 114 civilians in Yei, a town located about 100 miles from the capital, Juba between July 2016 and January 2017, the United Nations (...)

Sudanese army, SLM-MM in fierce fighting in Darfur

May 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s Armed Forces (SAF) and the rebel Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-MM) led by Minni Minnawi have exchanged accusations over renewed fighting in North and East (...)

Riyadh making efforts to achieve full lift of U.S. sanctions on Sudan:envoy

May 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Saudi ambassador to Khartoum Ali bin Hassan Jaafar has revealed efforts by his country to achieve a permanent lift of U.S. sanctions imposed on Sudan in June. The US (...)

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UN agencies release new report on human right violations in South Sudan’s Yei

May 19, 2017 (JUBA) - The United Nations has released a new report on the human rights violations and abuses against civilians in Yei town in Central Equatoria stressing it may amount to war (...)




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National dialogue building nation 2017-05-22 21:10:41 By Amb. Dhano Obongo Initially, I congratulate and commend H.E the President of the Republic of South Sudan, Gen. Salva Kiir Mayardit, for recognising the need for a national dialogue among 64 (...)

The raging just revolution in Darfur will continue burning until victory 2017-05-22 21:04:22 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman Author Mahmoud Yusuf says that we live in a historical stage full of serious events that will affect the future of mankind on this planet, including what is related to (...)

South Sudan: How culture of revenge inhibits development and progress 2017-05-13 08:09:39 By Steve Paterno Admittedly, revenge or the act of it is inherently human in nature. The human beings since biblical times could not dissuade from the proverbial practice of an 'eye for an eye.' (...)


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HRW denounces "collective punishment" in South Sudan’s Wau 2017-04-15 07:06:48 Human Right Watch South Sudan: New Spate of Ethnic Killings Urgent Need for Justice; UN Should Increase Patrols in Wau (Nairobi, April 14, 2017) – Government soldiers and allied militias (...)

Statement by South Sudanese Communist Party on the National Dialoguel 2017-03-22 05:44:42 The Communist Party of South Sudan On the Initiative of the National Dialogue The initiative taken by the President of the Republic of South Sudan declaring a need for a national dialogue is an (...)

An Appeal to President of the Republic of South Sudan 2017-03-15 07:22:45 Dear. Mr. President, I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I (...)


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