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U.S. officials expected in South Sudan to assess dialogue process

February 20, 2017 (JUBA) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will dispatch a delegation to Juba this week to assess ways to end the war and bring peace in the troubled east African nation, South Sudanese officials disclosed. The U.S. (...)

UN allocates $21 million to Sudan Humanitarian Fund

February 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations has contributed $21 million to the 2017 Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune Monday, the UN said “the (...)

Sudan’s anti-dam committees join SRF-Agar

February 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF)-Agar faction Nonday said the committees representing the water dams affected population has joined the rebel umbrella pointing the move comes within the framework of its strategy (...)

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U.S. officials expected in South Sudan to assess dialogue process

February 20, 2017 (JUBA) - U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will dispatch a delegation to Juba this week to assess ways to end the war and bring peace in the troubled east African (...)

UN allocates $21 million to Sudan Humanitarian Fund

February 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations has contributed $21 million to the 2017 Sudan Humanitarian Fund (SHF) to help address growing humanitarian needs in Sudan. In a statement (...)

Sudan’s anti-dam committees join SRF-Agar

February 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF)-Agar faction Nonday said the committees representing the water dams affected population has joined the rebel umbrella pointing (...)

SPLM-N calls on Washington to link lift of sanctions to peace and democratic reforms

February 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) has called on the new U.S. Administration to link the full lifting of sanctions imposed on Sudan to (...)

Second son of prominent Sudanese religious leader killed in Libya

February 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Second son of the late leader of Jamaat Ansar al Sunnah in Sudan, Abu Zaid Mohamed Hamzah, has been killed during an air raid against the Islamic State (ISIS) in (...)

Famine declared in parts of South Sudan

February 20, 2017 (JUBA) - War and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people starving in parts of South Sudan, government and three United Nations agencies said Monday. IDPs wait to (...)

Sudan reiterates seriousness for comprehensive peace

February 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese foreign ministry renewed its praise for a recent statement by the Troika countries on the peace process and reaffirmed Sudan's seriousness to achieve a (...)

U.N human rights official condemns deplorable situation in S. Sudan

February 19, 2017 (JUBA/GENEVA) – A senior United Nations official has condemned the deplorable human rights situation in war-town South Sudan, saying perpetrators should be held accountable. (...)

Stay away from oil fields, S. Sudan rebels warn oil workers

February 19, 2017 (PAGAK) – South Sudanese rebels have warned international oil workers from re-opening oil facilities in South Sudan’s oil-producing territories, saying they risk looking their (...)

Eritrea jails journalists working for state-run media

February 19, 2027 (ADDIS ABABA) - Eritrean authorities have reportedly jailed two journalists who had been serving for the state-owned Eritrean Radio and Television Agency, run under tight (...)

"War mongers" convinced S. Sudan labour minister and public service to resign: official

February 19, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudan's armed opposition (SPLM-IO) faction loyal to First Vice President Taban Deng Gai claim "war mongers" and "rumour propagators" convinced the ex-labour (...)

U.S. dollar inches up against Sudanese pound on black market

February 19, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The exchange rate of the U.S. dollar on Sunday went up to 17,7 Sudanese pound (SDG) on the black market in Khartoum after a temporary decline since late January. (...)

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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop for Sudan’s El-Obeid diocese

February 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Pope Francis has appointed a new Bishop for El-Obeid diocese which had been vacant since then-Bishop Michael Didi Adgum Mangoria was named Coadjutor Archbishop of (...)

Sudan hosts more than 300,000 South Sudanese refugees: UN

February 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - More than 300,000 people have arrived in Sudan since the beginning of the South Sudanese crisis in December 2013, said the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).. South (...)

Fleeing civilians cut off from healthcare in Yuai: MSF

February 17, 2017 (JUBA) - The international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), said fighting in Yuai town in South Sudan’s Bieh State between the country's warring factions has had (...)

Sudan’s Bashir holds bilateral talks in the UAE

February 18, 2017 (ABU DHABI) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Saturday has held talks with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, focusing on bilateral ties as well as (...)

Sudan welcomes Troika continued support for peace process in the country

February 18, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan on Saturday has welcomed a statement by the Troika countries expressing support for the peace process brokered by African Union High-Level Implementation (...)

S. Sudan’s military court boss resigns, cites ethnic "bias"

February 18, 2017 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese army confirmed on Saturday the resignation of yet another senior military officer, days after its head of logistics quit over allegations the army (...)

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Sudanese radical preacher accuses female journalist of apostasy

February 17, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese radical Islamic preacher Mohamed Ali al-Gazouli, Friday, has accused a Sudanese female journalist of apostasy, which is punishable by death in Sudan, and (...)

IOM to build hundreds of new shelters for S. Sudanese refugees Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday disclosed that it is building hundreds of transitional shelters for tens of (...)

Local artist killed by unknown gunmen in Yambio

February 17, 2017 (YAMBIO) – A local artist was seriously tortured and shot deal with a gun by unidentified person or group on Friday morning in the outskirts of Yambio, the Gbudue state capital. (...)

South Sudan trade minister denies fixing exchange rate remarks

February 17, 2017 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese minister of trade has on Friday denied reports quoting him to have said the government would fix the exchange rate, in a bid to salvage the economy (...)

Sudanese security bans teachers meeting in Khartoum

February 17, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Friday has cancelled the general assembly meeting of the Central Committee of Sudanese Teachers (CCST) (...)

Darfur breakaway faction complains about slow implementation of peace deal

February 17, 2017 (EL-FASHER) - A splinter faction of the Sudan Liberation Movement Abdel-Wahid al-Nur (SLM-AW) has complained about the slow pace of implementation of the peace agreement signed (...)

S. Sudan’s labour minister resigns over lack of peace implementation

February 17, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan's minister of labour and public services has resigned, citing the “impartial” composition of the Transitional Government of National Unity (TGoNU). South (...)

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President al-Bashir, UN official discuss humanitarian challenges in Sudan

February 16, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Thursday discussed with the UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Sudan, Marta Ruedas the challenges facing humanitarian (...)

HIV/Aids remains a threat within army: officials

February 17, 2017 (BOR) - Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a major cause of the Acquired Immuno-deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is a major threat affecting the men and women in national army and (...)

S. Sudan army says controls former rebel-held territory

February 16, 2017 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese army (SPLA) said Thursday it had gained control of Yuai, a key rebel town in located in eastern Jonglei region after clashes during which some rebel (...)

South Sudanese army to investigate village "rape"

February 16, 2017 (JUBA) – The South Sudanese army has vowed to investigate reports of rape, which allegedly occurred in villages along Juba-Nimule road last week. South Sudanese SPLA soldiers are (...)

SPLM-N to probe bloody robbery in South Kordofan state

February 16, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement- North (SPLM-N) Thursday has set up a commission to investigate a recent armed robbery on cattle keepers in South (...)




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