S. Sudan president orders deployment of troops to oil fields

December 8, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has ordered for the deployment of additional troops to the oil producing region, saying it would ensure no armed elements disturb operations of the oil workers. South Sudanese soldiers (...)

Sudan security service arrests human rights defender

December 8, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) arrested Sudanese human rights defender, Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, in Khartoum and taken him to undisclosed location, said Amnesty International on Thursday. (...)

Sudan’s Bashir travels to Addis Ababa for IGAD meeting

December 8, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to take part in a meeting of the head of states and governments de the East African regional body, the Intergovernmental (...)

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S. Sudan’ Yei governor forms peace committee over rebels

December 8, 2016 (JUBA) - The Governor of South Sudan’s Yei River state has assembled a team comprising of religious and prominent community leaders to negotiate with armed dissidents in the area. (...)

Power struggles cited in alleged corruption probe in South Sudan President’s office: report

December 8, 2016 (JUBA) – There was "incompetence" and "unfairness" of the judge in the case in which $500 million was allegedly stolen from South Sudan president’s office, research Legal Watch (...)

Sudan security service arrests human rights defender

December 8, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) arrested Sudanese human rights defender, Mudawi Ibrahim Adam, in Khartoum and taken him to undisclosed (...)

Sudan’s Bashir travels to Addis Ababa for IGAD meeting

December 8, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday arrived in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to take part in a meeting of the head of states and governments de the East (...)

S. Sudan president orders deployment of troops to oil fields

December 8, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir has ordered for the deployment of additional troops to the oil producing region, saying it would ensure no armed elements disturb (...)

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CPJ condemns South Sudan’s expulsion of AP journalist

December 7, 2016 (NAIROBI) -South Sudanese authorities should immediately reverse the expulsion of Associated Press reporter Justin Lynch and also cease interfering with journalists' ability to (...)

Sudan, Russia agree to discuss joint cooperation on nuclear energy

December 7, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese and Russian governments Wednesday agreed to negotiate an agreement on the use of nuclear energy in the East African country . The protocol was signed at the (...)

Carter Center experts explore peace in Sudan

December 7, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - The Carter Center Wednesday announced that a delegation of experts has started meetings in Khartoum with the Sudanese stakeholders to explore ways to bring peace in (...)

Fist fight occurs at South Sudan President’s office

December 6, 2016 (JUBA) – A physical confrontation occurred between two senior staff at South Sudan’s president office, an eyewitness told Sudan Tribune Monday. The incident happened between the (...)

S. Sudan governor denies switching allegiance from government

December 7, 2016 (JUBA) – The Governor of Northern Liech, one of South Sudan’s newly-created states has dismissed reports that he switched allegiance from government in fear that he would be (...)

South Sudan students in Ethiopia call off election

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 7, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) –South Sudan Students union on Wednesday urged all South Sudanese residing in Ethiopia to immediately cease all activities concerning election (...)

Troika countries concerned about detention of Sudan’s opposition leaders

December 7, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Western nations have expressed concern over detention of Sudanese opposition leaders and recent crackdown on press saying government actions would hinder efforts for (...)

Sudan sets up dialogue follow up implementation body

December 7, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Wednesday said the Higher Coordination Committee to Follow Up on the Implementation of the Dialogue Outcome has been (...)

S. Sudan’s Kiir vows to close division gaps through unity

December 7, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan president Salva Kiir vowed to remove barriers to unity, stressing that his government would not spare efforts to promote harmony and peaceful co-existence. (...)

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Seven killed, two abducted in Jonglei state

December 6, 2016(BOR) – Five people were killed and two children abducted in separate attacks within South Sudan’s Jonglei state, despite the peace accord signed between the Dinka and Murle ethinic (...)

South Sudanese authorities deport foreign journalist

December 6, 2016 (JUBA) – The government of South Sudan on Tuesday ordered immediate deportation of Justin Lynch, an American scribe working for the Associated Press (AP). Lynch was reportedly (...)

Armed pastoralists closes Darfur main road

December 6, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Armed pastoralists Monday closed the road linking Nyala and El-Fasher the capital towns of South and North Darfur states and seized passenger buses in Darbat area, in (...)

China sends additional 120 peacekeepers to South Sudan

December 6, 2016 (JUBA) - China has sent 120 troops to South Sudan as part of a 700-member U.N peacekeeping force, the Associated Press reported. The second battalion pf peacekeepers are in (...)

Sudanese army conducts largest-ever military drills

December 6, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Tuesday said it has conducted the largest military exercises in its history in the presence of President Omer al-Bashir and senior army (...)

Sudan to receive $500 million deposit from UAE: Bashir

December 6, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Tuesday has said that his country will receive a $500 million central bank deposit from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Sudanese (...)

South Sudanese army claims in control of Yei town

December 6, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan army (SPLA) on Tuesday said it repulsed attempts by the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) fighters to take control of Yei town, the administrative (...)

Gunmen abduct local official in S. Sudan’s Yei state

December 6, 2016 (JUBA) – Armed men abducted a local South Sudan leader in the troubled Yei River state over the weekend, officials said on Tuesday. Julius Tabule, the Commissioner of newly (...)

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U.S “alarmed" by violence in S. Sudan’s Equatoria region

December 5, 2016 (JUBA) – The United States has accused South Sudan government of deploying thousands of troops to Equatoria region, increasing prospects of violence escalation. SPLA soldiers (...)

Sudan’s austerity measures reduce budget deficit: ruling party

December 5, 2016 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Monday said that the recent drastic economic measures have helped reducing the budget deficit from 5 to 1 per cent of (...)

40 South Sudanese refugees arrested in Kenya

December 5, 2016 (NAIROBI) - Kenyan police arrested 40 South Sudanese refugees heading to Kakuma refugee camp, eyewitnesses said Monday. South Sudanese refugees at Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya, (...)

South Sudan requests Khartoum to close rebel offices

December 5, 2016 (JUBA)- The South Sudanese government said it has requested the Sudanese government to shut down offices of armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO). South Sudan's former FVP Riek (...)

Sudan’s FM confirms Machar was denied entry to Khartoum

December 5, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour Monday confirmed that his country had denied entry to former South Sudanese First Vice President and SPLM-IO leader Riek (...)

S. Sudan media body grants officials second term

December 05, 2016 (WAU) - The Union of Journalists in South Sudan (UJOSS) resolved, during a two-day meeting, that the association’s current office bearers continue serving for a second term. (...)

W. Lakes state governor appoints new county commissioners

December 5, 2016 (RUMBEK) - The Governor of South Sudan’s Western Lakes state has appointed new county commissioners and administrative officers. Abraham Makoi Bol announced this in a decree (...)

Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle December 4, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Qatar Airways announced it was suspending all flights to Eritrea, two years after launching flights to the reclusive East African nation. (...)



 
 

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