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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 (...)

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 capital of South Darfur State. Sudan Tribune (...)

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 activists and continued the crackdown on the press and (...)

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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. (...)

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 (...)

Sudan, armed groups discuss reference to Doha document in Darfur peace talks

May 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - In a two-day meeting held in Berlin, the Sudanese government and two main armed groups in Darfur showed interest to resume talks on Darfur conflict but they failed on (...)

SPLM-N obstructs child vaccination in Sudan’s Blue Nile state: governor

May 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The governor of Blue Nile state has told the United Nations independent expert on the situation of human rights in the Sudan, Aristide Nononsi the Sudan People’s (...)

SPLA general accused of involvement in tribal feud

May 19, 2017 (JUBA) - A general in the South Sudan army (SPLA) has been accused of taking side in a recent communal feud that resulted in the death of over ten people. South Sudanese SPLA (...)

Over seven people killed outside South Sudan’s Yambio

May 19, 2017 (YAMBIO) – At least seven people have been killed in Rirangu Payam of Yambio County by unknown gunmen during the past two days creating panic among farmers in South Sudan's Gbudue (...)

UNSC may decide partial withdrawal of UNAMID troops from Darfur

May 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government Thursday said the UN Security Council (UNSC) will include the implementation of recommendations of the tripartite team tasked with developing an (...)

bullet Friday 19 May 2017
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African Union delegation says security situation in Jebel Marra prevents IDPs return

May 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A visiting delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) Thursday has acknowledged the improvement of the situation in Darfur region, however, it (...)

Sudan’s Bashir will not attend American-Islamic summit: official report

May 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's President Omer al-Bsashir will not take part in the two-day Arab Islamic American Summit, said Khartoum on Friday ending speculations about his unwanted (...)

Kiir says national dialogue would not attend those who refuse to join it

May 18, 2017 (JUBA) – President Salva Kiir Thursday said that the national dialogue process will start with those are ready to take part, insisting that the others can join it later on but he (...)

Unaccompanied S. Sudanese children fleeing to Uganda: agency

May 18, 2017 (KAMPALA) - More than 100 lone children cross into Uganda each day as they flee conflict in South Sudan, walking for days on end with no food or family to sustain them, an aid agency (...)

South Sudan president and former army chief "reconciled"

May 18, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has “reconciled” with former chief of army General, Paul Malong Awan. S Sudan's President Salva Kiir is received by former Chief of General (...)

Ethiopian institutions hit by global cyber attacks

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle May 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - A number of Ethiopian institutions were affected by a global cyber attack which hit some 155 countries, Ethiopia Information Network Security (...)

U.S. military attaché visits Sudan’s Blue Nile state

May 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The newly appointed defence attaché at the U.S. embassy in Khartoum Lieut. Col. Jörn Pung Wednesday held consultations with the governor of the troubled Blue Nile state (...)

South Sudan president says "evil forces" trying to destroy country

May 18, 2017 (JUBA) –President Salva Kiir said that "evil forces" were trying to destroy the country so that they can rewrite the history of the country by driving a wedge among the citizens. (...)

Sudan freezes assets of people linked to terrorism

May 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Counterterrorism Authority (NCA) Wednesday disclosed it has frozen bank accounts of unnamed persons linked to terrorist activities and included them in (...)

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SPLA denies involvement in communal feud between Jonglei and Pibor

May 17, 2017(BOR) - A South Sudanese army official has denied the use of military assets in the recent communal fight by Dinka Bor youth against Murle. The map of Jonglei state in red General (...)




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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 (...)

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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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