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Bashir receives calls from African leaders after knee surgery


May 13, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir received phone calls from his counterparts in South Sudan and Uganda inquiring about his health after undergoing knee surgery last week.

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Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni (L) and his South Sudan counterpart Salva Kiir (AFP/Getty)

In a statement toSudan’s state media, Bashir thanked South Sudan’s Salva Kiir and Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni for their well wishes.

Museveni’s call is significant given that late last month his country accused Sudan of resuming its support for the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA)rebels.

Kampala and Khartoum have, in the past, traded accusations of supporting rebel groups. Sudan government says Uganda hosts Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) rebels.

Last week, Sudanese ambassador in Kampala Kamal Osman Ali said that his government has petitioned both the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) over what it considers Uganda’s subversive activities.


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  • 15 May 2014 06:34, by omoni jr.

    Do not called these thugs "African leaders" instead of murderers.Look at their faces on in the pictures posted on article, they are really looked like wild-beasts who prey on their own people,especially museveni’s second-first lady, Gen: Nyankiir,idiot animal in modern life.

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