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African mediation-Sudan Call's discussions stalled over opposition's representation

December 12, 2018 (ADDIS ABABA) - The opposition Sudan Call and the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) failed to hold a meeting on the Roadmap Agreement for peace in Sudan due to their divergence over who can take part in the meeting. The
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African mediation-Sudan Call's discussions stalled over opposition's representation

December 12, 2018 (ADDIS ABABA) - The opposition Sudan Call and the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) failed to hold a meeting on the Roadmap Agreement for peace in Sudan due to their divergence over who can take part in the meeting. The AUHIP Chair Thabo Mbeki on Wednesday refused to meet a delegation of the opposition alliance, Sudan Call, including Sadiq al-Mahdi, the opposition leader, Minni Minnawi the secretary - general and the Sudan Call vice-presidents Gebril (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Government peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur and opposition groups

SSNMC's Bakosoro denies plotting to cripple South Sudan Opposition Alliance

December 12, 2018 (JUBA) -The South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro denied plotting to weaken the South Sudan Opposition Alliance and called for the unity of the opposition alliance. The former governor of western Equatori
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SSNMC's Bakosoro denies plotting to cripple South Sudan Opposition Alliance

December 12, 2018 (JUBA) -The South Sudan National Movement for Change (SSNMC) Joseph Bangasi Bakosoro denied plotting to weaken the South Sudan Opposition Alliance and called for the unity of the opposition alliance. The former governor of western Equatoria was reacting to a report on the recent crisis of the SSOA after the election of Peter Gatdet as new leader to replace Gabriel Changson on 30 November by Lam Akol, Chairman of National Democratic Movement (NDM) addressed to IGAD Special (...) - News

China sends 100 peacekeepers to Darfur

December 12, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A Chinese peacekeeping force including 100 blue helmets on Tuesday has travelled to Sudan to take part in a one-year peacekeeping mission in the Darfur region, said China's Ministry of National Defence According to China's offi
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China sends 100 peacekeepers to Darfur

December 12, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A Chinese peacekeeping force including 100 blue helmets on Tuesday has travelled to Sudan to take part in a one-year peacekeeping mission in the Darfur region, said China's Ministry of National Defence According to China's official news agency Xinhua, the Defence Ministry said this is the first group of a peacekeeping team including 225 blue helmets, pointing out that the rest of the team would head to Darfur next Tuesday. It added the Chinese blue helmets (...) - News / China, Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Darfur peacekeeping mission (UNAMID)

Sudan participates in meeting to form Red Sea, Gulf of Adan entity

December 12, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed on Wednesday has participated in a meeting of the foreign ministers of countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in Riyadh. Representatives from Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia, Suda
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Sudan participates in meeting to form Red Sea, Gulf of Adan entity

December 12, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed on Wednesday has participated in a meeting of the foreign ministers of countries bordering the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden in Riyadh. Representatives from Egypt, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Jordan on Wednesday gathered in Riyadh to discuss a Saudi initiative to establish an entity of cooperation. The meeting also discussed ways to boost trade and conserve the environment. Speaking at the opening session, the (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Saudi Arabia

Gbudue government and SPLA-IO celebrates Peace in Yambio

December 12, 2018 (YAMBIO) - Hundreds of citizens and the commanders of SPLA-IO based in Rirangu Payam Wednesday celebrate in Yambio the signing of the Revitalized Peace Agreement for the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. The peace celebration attracte
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Gbudue government and SPLA-IO celebrates Peace in Yambio

December 12, 2018 (YAMBIO) - Hundreds of citizens and the commanders of SPLA-IO based in Rirangu Payam Wednesday celebrate in Yambio the signing of the Revitalized Peace Agreement for the Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan. The peace celebration attracted many people who come to Yambio Freedom Squares where they met with the SPLA-IO fighters who took guns and entered the bush to fight the government forces Gbudue and Tombura states. The ceasefire monitoring body, CTSAMM, in partnership (...) - News / South Sudan, South Sudan Peace Implementation

President Kiir flies to South Africa for bilateral talks

December 11, 2018 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir headed to South Africa for talks on bilateral relations with his counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, said the South Sudanese presidency in Juba. Kiir and his accompanying delegation left Juba on Tuesday afternoon, fur
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President Kiir flies to South Africa for bilateral talks

December 11, 2018 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir headed to South Africa for talks on bilateral relations with his counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa, said the South Sudanese presidency in Juba. Kiir and his accompanying delegation left Juba on Tuesday afternoon, further said a short statement without elaborating on the names of his delegation, the time he will spend there or the issues to be discussed during the visit. The presidency only said that the visit takes place at the invitation of (...) - News / South Sudan, South Africa, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan participates in security forum in Washington

December 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese delegation including representatives from the legislative, executive and security organs has participated in the 12th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Washington last week. On 6 December, U.S. Congressma
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Sudan participates in security forum in Washington

December 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A Sudanese delegation including representatives from the legislative, executive and security organs has participated in the 12th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum in Washington last week. On 6 December, U.S. Congressman Robert Pittenger hosted over 300 Members of Parliament, Senators, Ambassadors, and other officials from 80 nations for the 12th Parliamentary Intelligence-Security Forum. The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) quoted the head of (...) - News / United States (US), Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudanese President signs elections law

December 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's National Legislature including the upper and lower chambers (National Assembly and the Council of States) has received the 2018 election law after it was signed by President Omer al-Bashir. The Sudanese parliament on 21 N
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Sudanese President signs elections law

December 11, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's National Legislature including the upper and lower chambers (National Assembly and the Council of States) has received the 2018 election law after it was signed by President Omer al-Bashir. The Sudanese parliament on 21 November passed the controversial electoral law in the third and final reading phase following the withdrawal of 34 parties and political movements from the sitting. The withdrawal of these parties came after a sharp disagreement over (...) - News / Sudan, Sudanese Elections, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan, Darfur rebels to sign ceasefire agreement in January; official

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and two armed groups in Darfur will sign a ceasefire agreement next January, said the head of Darfur peace implementation office on Monday. The Government of Sudan, Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Su
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Sudan, Darfur rebels to sign ceasefire agreement in January; official

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and two armed groups in Darfur will sign a ceasefire agreement next January, said the head of Darfur peace implementation office on Monday. The Government of Sudan, Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement -Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) signed a pre-negotiation agreement in Berlin providing to resume talks on the basis of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD). Speaking at a meeting on land ownership in Darfur in (...) - News / Sudan, Darfur Peace Process

South Sudan's Kiir directs to vacate newcomers from IDPs land

December 10, 2018 (JUBA) - December South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has directed to ensure that the returnees can regain possession of their homes when they return to their areas of origin. The directive was announced Monday after a meeting of the Nation
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South Sudan's Kiir directs to vacate newcomers from IDPs land

December 10, 2018 (JUBA) - December South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has directed to ensure that the returnees can regain possession of their homes when they return to their areas of origin. The directive was announced Monday after a meeting of the National Security Committee Council (NSCC) chaired by President Kiir held at the presidency in Juba on Monday. The Minister of Interior and NSCC Spokesperson Michael Chienjiek said the Council listened to the security reports from the chief (...) - News / South Sudan, Humanitarian, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan's inflation rise to 68,93% as dollar price hits record high

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's inflation rate has risen to 68,93% in November compared to 68,44 in October, reported the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBoS). According to a press release on Sunday, the CBoS said the main commodities that have signifi
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Sudan's inflation rise to 68,93% as dollar price hits record high

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's inflation rate has risen to 68,93% in November compared to 68,44 in October, reported the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBoS). According to a press release on Sunday, the CBoS said the main commodities that have significantly impacted on the rise of the inflation rate include meat, onion, oil and milk. The highest increase in the price index for goods and services in November was registered in the Red Sea State while the lowest was registered in North (...) - News / Sudan, Inflation, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan frees 57 victims of human trafficking

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese security has captured 4 human traffickers as they were preparing to take 57 foreign nationals towards the Libyan border. The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) Sunday said the victims were hidden at a house in Eas
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Sudan frees 57 victims of human trafficking

December 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese security has captured 4 human traffickers as they were preparing to take 57 foreign nationals towards the Libyan border. The semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) Sunday said the victims were hidden at a house in East Nile locality, east of Khartoum, pointing that the police is still searching for 3 other traffickers. It added the initial legal action was taken against the human traffickers. Sudan is considered a country of origin and transit for (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Sudan, Human trafficking

Darfur peace follow-up body welcomes signing of pre-negotiation agreement

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Implementation Follow-up Commission (IFC) of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) welcomed the signing of a pre-negotiation agreement for peace in Darfur and called on the remaining holdout groups to join the peace
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Darfur peace follow-up body welcomes signing of pre-negotiation agreement

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) – The Implementation Follow-up Commission (IFC) of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD) welcomed the signing of a pre-negotiation agreement for peace in Darfur and called on the remaining holdout groups to join the peace process. The IFC held its 14th meeting in Khartoum on Sunday to discuss progress made and the challenges faced in the implementation of the DDPD since its last meeting which was held on 11 July 2018, in Doha. "All participants welcomed (...) - News

Presidency rejects Amnesty's report on increasing executions in South Sudan

December 9, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan's presidency sternly denied a recent report by Amnesty International saying that Juba government executed seven people including a child in 2018. In a report released on 7 December, the human rights group said alarmed b
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Presidency rejects Amnesty's report on increasing executions in South Sudan

December 9, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan's presidency sternly denied a recent report by Amnesty International saying that Juba government executed seven people including a child in 2018. In a report released on 7 December, the human rights group said alarmed by the increase of executions in South Sudan for the first time since the impendence in 2011. "Amnesty International has established that at least 342 people are currently under the sentence of death in South Sudan, more than double the (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Death Penalty

Sudan's al-Bashir heads to Belarus for economic cooperation talks

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Sunday has travelled to Minsk on a three-day visit upon an invitation from his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko. Al-Bashir was accompanied by a senior delegation including sev
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Sudan's al-Bashir heads to Belarus for economic cooperation talks

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Sunday has travelled to Minsk on a three-day visit upon an invitation from his Belarusian counterpart, Alexander Lukashenko. Al-Bashir was accompanied by a senior delegation including several ministers and businessmen. The two sides would discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation particularly in the agricultural machinery industry and livestock. The two sides are expected to sign a number of agreements and (...) - News / Belarus, Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Seven Sudanese officials killed in plane crash

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Governor of Sudan's eastern state of Gedaref and six state officials have been killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near the Ethiopian border. The aeroplane carrying governor Mirghani Salih and members of the state security co
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Seven Sudanese officials killed in plane crash

December 9, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Governor of Sudan's eastern state of Gedaref and six state officials have been killed on Sunday in a helicopter crash near the Ethiopian border. The aeroplane carrying governor Mirghani Salih and members of the state security committee was en route from the city of Gedaref to the border city of Galabat as part of a security tour around border localities. The chopper exploded as its crew tried to land in Galabat area however the cause of the blast is yet to be (...) - News / Sudan, Gedaref State | Al-Qadarif State, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

UN Security Council urges South Sudan to punish perpetrators of sexual attacks

December 8, 2018 (JUBA) - The UN Security Council called on the South Sudanese government to condemn and hold accountable the responsible for recent sexual attacks in the country and expressed willingness to impose targeted sanctions. From 22 to 29 November
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UN Security Council urges South Sudan to punish perpetrators of sexual attacks

December 8, 2018 (JUBA) - The UN Security Council called on the South Sudanese government to condemn and hold accountable the responsible for recent sexual attacks in the country and expressed willingness to impose targeted sanctions. From 22 to 29 November armed men in military and civilian clothing operating in Government-controlled areas throughout Rubkona County raped more than 150 women and girls. However, local authorities denied the occurrence of the sexual violence and deployed (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Central Darfur hands over residential plots to returnees

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of Central Darfur State has begun to hand over residential plots to the first batch of refugees returning from Chad. The director of the Higher Council for Peace and Voluntary Return in Central Darfur Aamer Yousse
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Central Darfur hands over residential plots to returnees

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of Central Darfur State has begun to hand over residential plots to the first batch of refugees returning from Chad. The director of the Higher Council for Peace and Voluntary Return in Central Darfur Aamer Youssef said the government started to hand over residential plots to 352 refugees who arrived at Um Dokhon locality from refugee camps in eastern Chad. He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center that the UN Higher Commission for Refugees (...) - News / Sudan, Darfur Conflict, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudanese-Ugandan committee meets in Kampala

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The joint ministerial committee between Sudan and Uganda has met in Kampala on Friday. In a press release on Friday, Sudan's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Babiker Siddig said the two sides signed a number of agreements and Memor
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Sudanese-Ugandan committee meets in Kampala

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The joint ministerial committee between Sudan and Uganda has met in Kampala on Friday. In a press release on Friday, Sudan's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Babiker Siddig said the two sides signed a number of agreements and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The Sudanese side was headed by the Foreign Minister El-Dirdeiry Ahmed as the Ugandan side was chaired by Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa. Following the meetings, Kutesa praised the evolving relations (...) - News / Uganda, Sudan

African mediation and Sudan Call delay meeting on peace roadmap

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A meeting between the African Union mediation and the opposition Sudan Call has been delayed due to logistical reasons, as a government delegation has arrived in Addis Ababa for talks with the The purpose of the meeting, which w
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African mediation and Sudan Call delay meeting on peace roadmap

December 8, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A meeting between the African Union mediation and the opposition Sudan Call has been delayed due to logistical reasons, as a government delegation has arrived in Addis Ababa for talks with the The purpose of the meeting, which was scheduled for Sunday 9 December, is to discuss a proposal made by the African Union High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to amend the roadmap agreement the opposition group signed with the government in 2016. However, different (...) - News / Sudan, Government peace talks with SPLM-N, Darfur and opposition groups, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan, Chad to sign border trade protocol

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of West Darfur State on Friday said it would sign an agreement to open a border trade point with Chad in mid-December. The deputy governor of West Darfur Mohamed Biraima said a delegation from Chad's ministries o
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Sudan, Chad to sign border trade protocol

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The government of West Darfur State on Friday said it would sign an agreement to open a border trade point with Chad in mid-December. The deputy governor of West Darfur Mohamed Biraima said a delegation from Chad's ministries of finance and industry will arrive in his state to discuss the details of the protocol that would govern the trade transactions between the two countries. He told the semi-official Sudan Media Center that the protocol would curb the (...) - News

SPLM-N al-Hilu reiterates rejection of African roadmap for peace in Sudan

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu (SPLM-N al-Hilu) voiced its rejection of the African Union Roadmap for Peace in Sudan and called for new plans to ensure political settlement for the politica
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SPLM-N al-Hilu reiterates rejection of African roadmap for peace in Sudan

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu (SPLM-N al-Hilu) voiced its rejection of the African Union Roadmap for Peace in Sudan and called for new plans to ensure political settlement for the political crisis in Sudan. Amar Amun Daldoum, SPLM-N al-Hilu Secretary-General, issued a statement on Friday denouncing the parliamentarian process to amend the constitution in order to allow the election of President Omer al-Bashir for a third (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudanese refugees protest against UNHCR in Ghana

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A group of Sudanese refugees have organized a sit-in in front of the UN Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) headquarters in the Ghanaian capital, Accra to protest against the latter's refusal to issue their refugee documents.
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Sudanese refugees protest against UNHCR in Ghana

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - A group of Sudanese refugees have organized a sit-in in front of the UN Higher Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) headquarters in the Ghanaian capital, Accra to protest against the latter's refusal to issue their refugee documents. One of the protesters, Hib al-Din Mohamed said 764 Sudanese refugees including women and children have arrived in Ghana 6 years ago, pointing out that UNHCR refused to issue them refugee identification cards. “I arrived in Ghana in 2014 (...) - News / Ghana, Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan's al-Bashir to visit Ethiopia amid speculation he will meet Eritrea's Afwerki

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Saturday would travel to Addis Ababa to participate in the Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and People's Day celebration amid speculation that the Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will al
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Sudan's al-Bashir to visit Ethiopia amid speculation he will meet Eritrea's Afwerki

December 7, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Saturday would travel to Addis Ababa to participate in the Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and People's Day celebration amid speculation that the Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki will also be there. In January 2018, Sudan accused Eritrea of supporting rebel groups and closed the border after the deployment of thousands of troops. Four months later, Asmara accused Sudan, Ethiopia and Qatar of supporting armed opposition (...) - News / Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

PDM distances itself from ongoing rift in South Sudan opposition alliance

December 6, 2018 (JUBA) - The People's Democratic Movement (PDM) distanced itself from the ongoing rift within the South Sudan Opposition Alliance and denounced fraudulent involvement of its name in this matter. «PDM would like to condemn the fraudulen
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PDM distances itself from ongoing rift in South Sudan opposition alliance

December 6, 2018 (JUBA) - The People's Democratic Movement (PDM) distanced itself from the ongoing rift within the South Sudan Opposition Alliance and denounced fraudulent involvement of its name in this matter. «PDM would like to condemn the fraudulent use of PDM's good name by both Ms Josephine Lagu Yanga and Mr Anas Richard Zanga, the duo are not members of PDM and are not known to be registered members of PDM,» said Hakim Dario the PDM leader in a statement to Sudan Tribune on (...) - News

Doha process on Darfur will discuss ceasefire before substantive issues: Text

December 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The talks for peace in Darfur between the signatories of the pre-negotiations parties will start next month with a cessation of hostilities before to discuss substantive issues. In line with the pre-negotiation agreement signed
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Doha process on Darfur will discuss ceasefire before substantive issues: Text

December 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The talks for peace in Darfur between the signatories of the pre-negotiations parties will start next month with a cessation of hostilities before to discuss substantive issues. In line with the pre-negotiation agreement signed in Berlin on Thursday 6 December, the Sudanese government, Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement - Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM) will hold negotiations on the basis of the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD). (...) - News

TEXT: Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur

The Government of Sudan (GoS), Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM/A) and Justice and Equality Movement Sudan (JEM) (the «Parties») reaffirm their commitment to achieving a negotiated resolution and durable peace for Darfur and declare their determinat
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TEXT: Pre-Negotiation Agreement for the Resumption of the Peace Process in Darfur

The Government of Sudan (GoS), Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM/A) and Justice and Equality Movement Sudan (JEM) (the «Parties») reaffirm their commitment to achieving a negotiated resolution and durable peace for Darfur and declare their determination to create the conditions conducive for a sustainable resolution of the conflict, as envisioned in the Roadmap Agreement (signed on 8 August 2016). Upon signing this agreement, the Parties commit themselves to conduct a credible peace process (...) - Documents

SPLM-IO Taban is yet part of South Sudan ruling party: Kiir

December 6, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and leader of the ruling party disclosed Thursday that the SPLM-IO faction of his First Vice President has not been yet merged into the SPLM-IG awaiting their formal request. Speaking during the clos
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SPLM-IO Taban is yet part of South Sudan ruling party: Kiir

December 6, 2018 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir and leader of the ruling party disclosed Thursday that the SPLM-IO faction of his First Vice President has not been yet merged into the SPLM-IG awaiting their formal request. Speaking during the closing session of SPLM retreat held in Lobonok of Jubek state, President Kiir explained to the conference why Vice-President Taban and other leading members in his faction were not among them during the three-day meeting. "My colleague (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan, armed groups agree to resume talks for peace in Darfur

December 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and two armed groups in Darfur region signed Thursday a pre-negotiation agreement paving the way for the resumption of peace talks in Qatar next year. The signing of the declaration of principles with the Jus
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Sudan, armed groups agree to resume talks for peace in Darfur

December 6, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese government and two armed groups in Darfur region signed Thursday a pre-negotiation agreement paving the way for the resumption of peace talks in Qatar next year. The signing of the declaration of principles with the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) and Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnwi (SLM-MM) took place in Berlin after two years of informal talks facilitated by the German foreign ministry with the support of the Berghof Foundation. The (...) - News / Sudan, Darfur Peace Process, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

S. Sudan Opposition: Changson sacks FDP members accused of supporting P. Gatdet

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Federal Democratic Party (FDP) led by Gabriel Changson, Wednesday, sacked four members saying they formed a new faction of the party supporting the election of Peter Gatdet for the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA). In
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S. Sudan Opposition: Changson sacks FDP members accused of supporting P. Gatdet

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Federal Democratic Party (FDP) led by Gabriel Changson, Wednesday, sacked four members saying they formed a new faction of the party supporting the election of Peter Gatdet for the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA). In a statement issued late on Wednesday night in Khartoum, Changson said they learnt that Thomas Peter Okacb, Chanjok Neilak Oraj, Simon Otiek Ayul and Zakariya Paulino Oyai conducted «illegal meetings» on 2 and 3 December with Lam Akol, (...) - News

JMEC calls on South Sudan to investigate Bentiu's sexual attacks

December 5, 2018 (JUAB) - South Sudan peace monitoring body called on the South Sudanese government to investigate the cases of sexual attacks on over 150 women and girls along roads near Nhialdu and Guit to Bentiu in Northern Liech State between 19 and 29 No
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JMEC calls on South Sudan to investigate Bentiu's sexual attacks

December 5, 2018 (JUAB) - South Sudan peace monitoring body called on the South Sudanese government to investigate the cases of sexual attacks on over 150 women and girls along roads near Nhialdu and Guit to Bentiu in Northern Liech State between 19 and 29 November 2018. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Wednesday, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC) said the preliminary investigation by the by the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements and (...) - News

South Sudan SSOA faction resists calls to suspend Peter Gatdet's election

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The political crisis among the groups of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) has worsened as several resist calls to suspend the election of Peter Gatdet as the new chairman. The election of the South Sudan United Movemen
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South Sudan SSOA faction resists calls to suspend Peter Gatdet's election

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The political crisis among the groups of the South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) has worsened as several resist calls to suspend the election of Peter Gatdet as the new chairman. The election of the South Sudan United Movement (SSUM) leader Peter Gatdet on 30 November triggered a political crisis among the SSOA which was seen as the third political force to append its signature on the revitalized peace agreement on 12 September 2018. A group led by the (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan, U.S. discuss military cooperation

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Commander of the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa James Craig has praised Sudan's efforts to achieve regional security and stability. Sudanese Army's Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf on Tuesday met wit
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Sudan, U.S. discuss military cooperation

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Commander of the U.S. Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa James Craig has praised Sudan's efforts to achieve regional security and stability. Sudanese Army's Chief of General Staff Kamal Abdel-Marouf on Tuesday met with Craig in the presence of the military attaché at the U.S. embassy in Khartoum Adam Cordish. In a press release on Tuesday, the Sudanese army said the meeting discussed ways to promote joint military cooperation as well as the ongoing (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Sudan, Sudan Armed Forces (SAF), United States (US)

Egypt's al-Sisi, Sudan's defence minister discuss threats to regional security

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi and the Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf on Tuesday have discussed the current security challenges in the region. Ibn Ouf has arrived in Cairo to participate in the first internationa
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Egypt's al-Sisi, Sudan's defence minister discuss threats to regional security

December 5, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah al-Sisi and the Sudanese Defence Minister Awad Ibn Ouf on Tuesday have discussed the current security challenges in the region. Ibn Ouf has arrived in Cairo to participate in the first international exhibition EDEX 2018 (Egypt Defense Expo) which was inaugurated on Monday. During the meeting, President al-Sisi stressed the importance to continue to support joint military cooperation between Sudan and Egypt and the exchange of (...) - News / Sudan, Egypt, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

294 Sudanese MPs introduce bill to scrap presidential term limit

December 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese lawmakers representing 33 political parties Tuesday have introduced a bill to amend the constitution to allow President Omer al-Bashir to run for a third term in 2020 elections. Al-Bashir's term ends in 2020 and he coul
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294 Sudanese MPs introduce bill to scrap presidential term limit

December 4, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese lawmakers representing 33 political parties Tuesday have introduced a bill to amend the constitution to allow President Omer al-Bashir to run for a third term in 2020 elections. Al-Bashir's term ends in 2020 and he couldn't run for office again according to the constitution. Also, the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) statute limits to two terms the nomination of the party candidate for the presidential elections. However, the NCP Shura (...) - News / Sudan, Omer Hassan Ahmed Al-Bashir, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY