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Government, UN officials discuss ways to support peace in Sudan

August 3, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Suleiman al-Dabailo head of Sudan's Peace Commission Monday discussed with a visiting UN delegation the prospects of cooperation between his body and the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) t
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Government, UN officials discuss ways to support peace in Sudan

August 3, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Suleiman al-Dabailo head of Sudan's Peace Commission Monday discussed with a visiting UN delegation the prospects of cooperation between his body and the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS) to bring peace to Sudan. On 3 June, the UN Security Council adopted resolution 2524 establishing the UNITAMS, which will work closely with the Sudanese government in support of the implementation of the goals of the transition in Sudan (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

President Kiir orders to leave no stone unturned to arrest Juba siblings' killer

August 3, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the security agencies to leave no stone unturned to arrest the murder of three children in a Juba neighbourhood. On the first of August, the South Sudanese capital witnessed the most horrif
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President Kiir orders to leave no stone unturned to arrest Juba siblings' killer

August 3, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has ordered the security agencies to leave no stone unturned to arrest the murder of three children in a Juba neighbourhood. On the first of August, the South Sudanese capital witnessed the most horrific crime committed in history when a mother discovered her three children slaughtered in the house during her absence in the afternoon. The kids 9, 7 and 4 years were assassinated by the butcher while watching TV. The murder shocked (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan urges decisive progress on GERD filling process

August 3, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Monday said that decisive progress was needed in negotiations over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and called to discuss specific agenda during a period not exceeding two weeks. Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Su
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Sudan urges decisive progress on GERD filling process

August 3, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Monday said that decisive progress was needed in negotiations over the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and called to discuss specific agenda during a period not exceeding two weeks. Irrigation ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia resumed Monday afternoon, virtual negotiations on the GERD filling and operation hosted by Cyril Ramaphosa head of the African Union and South Africa President. In a speech delivered during the meeting, Sudanese (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)

Sudan's FFC calls to nominate candidates for vacant ministerial posts

August 2, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Central Council of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) in Sudan called on the groups of the ruling coalition to nominate their candidates to fill the vacant seven ministerial portfolios. The call was issued in an internal
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Sudan's FFC calls to nominate candidates for vacant ministerial posts

August 2, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Central Council of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) in Sudan called on the groups of the ruling coalition to nominate their candidates to fill the vacant seven ministerial portfolios. The call was issued in an internal letter seen by Sudan Tribune dated on 31 July. Also, it came some days after a meeting between FFC leadership delegates and representatives of the office of the prime minister to coordinate the selection process in line with the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan's health ministry confirms 94 new coronavirus cases

August 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Federal Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 94 new coronavirus cases, taking Sudan's tally to 11,738. The Sudanese health authorities also reported six more deaths, bringing the virus-related death toll in the East Africa
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Sudan's health ministry confirms 94 new coronavirus cases

August 20, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Federal Ministry of Health on Sunday confirmed 94 new coronavirus cases, taking Sudan's tally to 11,738. The Sudanese health authorities also reported six more deaths, bringing the virus-related death toll in the East African nation to 752. The ministry further said that 18 people have recovered according to the 30-31 July epidemiological report bringing the total of those who have recovered to 6,137. The report indicated that 11 out of 18 states did not (...) - News

Two killed in inter-communal attack in Sudan's Kassala state

August 2, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Two people were killed and 28 other wounded in an attack on a village in New Halfa of Kassala, eastern Sudan. Salah Sayed Ahmed of the Nubian League in the village of 10 Iskan said that the village was attacked by surprise on Frid
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Two killed in inter-communal attack in Sudan's Kassala state

August 2, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Two people were killed and 28 other wounded in an attack on a village in New Halfa of Kassala, eastern Sudan. Salah Sayed Ahmed of the Nubian League in the village of 10 Iskan said that the village was attacked by surprise on Friday by a group belonging to the Zaghawa tribe, using firearms and white weapons. He told the official Sudan News Agency that the police tried to contain the situation but that the aggressors refused to comply and sought help from (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Amnesty decries targeting of civil society and officials in South Sudan

August 1, 2020 (JUBA) - Amnesty International decried the continued violation of human rights and the targeting of civil society groups and officials by the South Sudanese security apparatus. The international group raised the situation of human rights defen
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Amnesty decries targeting of civil society and officials in South Sudan

August 1, 2020 (JUBA) - Amnesty International decried the continued violation of human rights and the targeting of civil society groups and officials by the South Sudanese security apparatus. The international group raised the situation of human rights defenders in South Sudan and some other countries in a statement before the 66th ordinary session of African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Commission) on Thursday 30 July. "The National Security Service (NSS) continues to (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan welcomes U.S. readiness to remove it from terror list

August 1, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's transitional cabinet welcomed statements by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the desire of American administration to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo
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Sudan welcomes U.S. readiness to remove it from terror list

August 1, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's transitional cabinet welcomed statements by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the desire of American administration to remove Sudan from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo told the Senate foreign relations committee Thursday 30 July that Washington is ready to remove Sudan from the terror list. "There's a chance not only for a democracy to begin to be built out but perhaps regional opportunities that could (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Sanctions on Sudan, United States (US)

South Sudan's FVP, traditional leaders discuss ways to end tribal clashes in Jonglei

August 1, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan's First President met with traditional leaders from Jonglei State on Friday to discuss ways to reach a lasting solution to the chronic tribal violence in the region. Hundreds of people were killed in the recent months foll
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South Sudan's FVP, traditional leaders discuss ways to end tribal clashes in Jonglei

August 1, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan's First President met with traditional leaders from Jonglei State on Friday to discuss ways to reach a lasting solution to the chronic tribal violence in the region. Hundreds of people were killed in the recent months following inter-communal clashes in the Greater Jonglei region involving the Murle with both the Bor Dinka and the Lou-Nuer ethnic groups. On 24 June, President Salva Kiir established a committee headed by Vice President James Wani tasked (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

How can construct a shared vision for South Sudan's future?

David Nyuol Vincent To craft a shared vision for the future of South Sudan is difficult but not impossible. To surpass the perilous situation in which we are in now, we need to learn to collaborate with those with whom we would rather not. The very first st
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How can construct a shared vision for South Sudan's future?

David Nyuol Vincent To craft a shared vision for the future of South Sudan is difficult but not impossible. To surpass the perilous situation in which we are in now, we need to learn to collaborate with those with whom we would rather not. The very first step towards crafting this shared vision is for every South Sudanese citizen to accept the fact that President Salva Kiir Mayardit and the First Vice President Riek Machar with their associates have different opinions of how to govern (...) - Comment & Analysis

Establish capable security force in Darfur

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman The Darfur region is destined to continue bleeding. Those who believe in that openly say whether Omer Al-Bashir is still in the rule of Sudan or deposed, the region of Darfur in western Sudan will continue bleeding that is because the
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Establish capable security force in Darfur

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman The Darfur region is destined to continue bleeding. Those who believe in that openly say whether Omer Al-Bashir is still in the rule of Sudan or deposed, the region of Darfur in western Sudan will continue bleeding that is because the Deep State of the Global Muslim Brotherhood Movement, the Khartoum branch that has been established and empowered during the past three decades, is not possible to totally remove it off from its roots within a few months! The United (...) - Comment & Analysis

Al-Mahdi calls to establish patriotic alliance supported by Sudanese army

July 31, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sadiq al-Mahdi the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) called to form an alliance between the «Forces of the National Agenda» to protect the country from the Islamists and secular groups and called on the army to sup
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Al-Mahdi calls to establish patriotic alliance supported by Sudanese army

July 31, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sadiq al-Mahdi the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP) called to form an alliance between the «Forces of the National Agenda» to protect the country from the Islamists and secular groups and called on the army to support it. In a sermon delivered on the occasion of Eid al-Adha from Wad Nubawi mosque in Omdurman, al-Mahdi made an analysis of the political situation in the country. He said that the «failure of the transitional period» led to the emergence of a (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Regime change in Sudan & transition

Africa COVID-19 cases soon will surpass one million, says WHO

July 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The number of coronavirus infections in Africa will soon cross one million patients, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. In a virtual press conference on Thursday organized by APO Group, a pan-African media group
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Africa COVID-19 cases soon will surpass one million, says WHO

July 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The number of coronavirus infections in Africa will soon cross one million patients, said the World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday. In a virtual press conference on Thursday organized by APO Group, a pan-African media group, WHO regional director said that the number of cases on the continent almost doubled to 889 457 during the past three weeks. The surge of the pandemic is estimated at 50% during the last 14 days compared with the previous fortnight, (...) - News

Pompeo says U.S. prepared to deltist Sudan if terror victims compensated

July 30, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The U.S. Thursday gave the clearest signal to date of Washington's desire to remove Sudan from the list of states that sponsor terrorism this year if Khartoum manages to settle claims related to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Keny
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Pompeo says U.S. prepared to deltist Sudan if terror victims compensated

July 30, 2020 (WASHINGTON) - The U.S. Thursday gave the clearest signal to date of Washington's desire to remove Sudan from the list of states that sponsor terrorism this year if Khartoum manages to settle claims related to 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. U.S. courts have held Sudan liable for the bombings because it hosted members of al-Qaeda terrorist groups in the years preceding the attack. Despite multiple judgements handed against Sudan for billions of dollars, the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Attacks on civilians confirm participation of former regime in Sudan's transition: SPLM-N al-Hilu

July 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The SPLM-N led by Abdelaziz al-Hilu condemned the bloody attacks on civilians in South Kordofan pointing that their continuation despite the regime change in Sudan confirms the participation of the former regime's elements in the tr
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Attacks on civilians confirm participation of former regime in Sudan's transition: SPLM-N al-Hilu

July 30, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The SPLM-N led by Abdelaziz al-Hilu condemned the bloody attacks on civilians in South Kordofan pointing that their continuation despite the regime change in Sudan confirms the participation of the former regime's elements in the transitional period. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday, SPLM-N al-Hilu Secretary-General Ammar Amun said that the recent attacks across the country were carried out on ethnic bases. They are "an extension of the racist (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Machar, Abdelbagi discuss connecting South Sudan, Sudan.

July 29, 2020 (JUBA) - First Vice President Riek Machar and the Vice President for Services Cluster Hussein Abdelbagi discussed ways to improve the roads between South Sudan and Sudan. After the regime change in Khartoum, the two neighbouring countries agree
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Machar, Abdelbagi discuss connecting South Sudan, Sudan.

July 29, 2020 (JUBA) - First Vice President Riek Machar and the Vice President for Services Cluster Hussein Abdelbagi discussed ways to improve the roads between South Sudan and Sudan. After the regime change in Khartoum, the two neighbouring countries agreed to work together to open border and promote trade and exchange between the two sides. Machar and Abdelbagi «discussed the importance of connecting to Sudan states in the northern part of South Sudan;» said Machar's press secretary (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

FFC to discuss distribution of Sudan's transitional parliament in August

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A spokesperson for the Central Council of the Forces for Freedom and Change(FFC), the highest authority in the coalition, said that they will discuss the distribution of seats of the Transitional Legislative Council next August. Fo
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FFC to discuss distribution of Sudan's transitional parliament in August

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - A spokesperson for the Central Council of the Forces for Freedom and Change(FFC), the highest authority in the coalition, said that they will discuss the distribution of seats of the Transitional Legislative Council next August. Following a series of meetings held in Khartoum recently, the FFC groups agreed with the armed groups negotiating peace in Juba, to give them 75 seats in the Transitional Legislative Council (TLC). Amina Mahmoud told Sudan Tribune that (...) - News / Regime change in Sudan & transition

An Unconventional Sudanese Muslim Man

Tribute to My Grandfather By Shahinaz Sabeel In this essay, Shahinaz Sabeel, a young Sudanese woman who grew up between Sudan, Canada and Uganda, recounts her relationship with her grandfather, an unconventional man and an important male figure in her life
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An Unconventional Sudanese Muslim Man

Tribute to My Grandfather By Shahinaz Sabeel In this essay, Shahinaz Sabeel, a young Sudanese woman who grew up between Sudan, Canada and Uganda, recounts her relationship with her grandfather, an unconventional man and an important male figure in her life. Shahinaz narrates, in her own voice, how her grandfather fought to maintain his Sudanese identity and remained true to his values at a time when Sudan's social and cultural identities were disrupted by the rise of militant Islam. (...) - Comment & Analysis

Sudan demands to postpone GERD talks for one week

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Tuesday requested to postpone for a week the talks on filling and operation of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to conduct internal consultations. The announcement of the request came after the first meetin
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Sudan demands to postpone GERD talks for one week

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Tuesday requested to postpone for a week the talks on filling and operation of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in order to conduct internal consultations. The announcement of the request came after the first meeting of the higher committee to follow-up the GERD negotiations, recently established by the Prime Minister with the aim of involving other ministries in the talks. A statement issued by the cabinet office said that the meeting was (...) - News

Sudan's trade minister says ban of peanuts exportation aims to prevent speculations

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Trade Minister Madani Abbas Madani said that his decision to ban the export of peanuts aimed at reducing speculation on its prices in the local market. Deputy head of the Sovereign Council and chairman of Higher Economic Co
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Sudan's trade minister says ban of peanuts exportation aims to prevent speculations

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Trade Minister Madani Abbas Madani said that his decision to ban the export of peanuts aimed at reducing speculation on its prices in the local market. Deputy head of the Sovereign Council and chairman of Higher Economic Committee Mohamed Hamdan Daglo also known as Hemetti slammed the government decision to ban the exportation of peanuts which led to damage $87-million shipment ready for export in Port Sudan. In a statement issued on Tuesday, Madani said (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

EU, UNAMID condemn killing of 60 civilians in West Darfur

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The European Union (EU) and the hybrid peacekeeping mission known as UNAMID have condemned the killing of 60 civilians in West Darfur and to hold accountable the perpetrators of the attack. On 25 July, gunmen killed over 60 people
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EU, UNAMID condemn killing of 60 civilians in West Darfur

July 28, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The European Union (EU) and the hybrid peacekeeping mission known as UNAMID have condemned the killing of 60 civilians in West Darfur and to hold accountable the perpetrators of the attack. On 25 July, gunmen killed over 60 people following an attack on Mesteri Village, north of Beida locality of West Darfur state. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) which was the first to report attack did not identify the assailants. (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan's economy is controlled by mafia group: Hemetti

July 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The chairman of the Sudan Emergency Economic Committee and member of the Sovereign Council Mohamed Hamdan Daglo (Hemetti) severely criticized some institutions and officials before to accuse them of cooperating with a «mafia&r
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Sudan's economy is controlled by mafia group: Hemetti

July 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The chairman of the Sudan Emergency Economic Committee and member of the Sovereign Council Mohamed Hamdan Daglo (Hemetti) severely criticized some institutions and officials before to accuse them of cooperating with a «mafia» that controls Sudan's economy. Last April, Hamdok formed an emergency economic committee chaired by Hemetti to stabilize the Sudanese economy and control the ramping inflation which exceeded 136% by the end of June 2020 according to the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

South Sudan president, governor discuss security situation in Eastern Equatoria

July 27, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Monday discussed the security situation in Central Equatoria State with the Governor Emmanuel Adil Anthony. The meeting took place following recent statements by the holdout National Salvation Front
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South Sudan president, governor discuss security situation in Eastern Equatoria

July 27, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir Monday discussed the security situation in Central Equatoria State with the Governor Emmanuel Adil Anthony. The meeting took place following recent statements by the holdout National Salvation Front (NAS) of repeated attacks by the government forces on their positions in the remote areas of the Central Equatoria State. The press presidential unit in a short statement released after the meeting said Anthony briefed Kiir about the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan's civilian state governors swear-in

July 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's civilian state governors sworn-in Monday nearly a year after the signing of the Constitutional Declaration. The oath of office ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, in presence of the head of Sovereign C
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Sudan's civilian state governors swear-in

July 27, 2020 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's civilian state governors sworn-in Monday nearly a year after the signing of the Constitutional Declaration. The oath of office ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace in Khartoum, in presence of the head of Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Prime Minister Abdallah Homdok and Chief Justice Neemat Mohamed Abdallah. All the 18 governors were present despite calls to reject the appointment by the National Umma Party (NUP), and the opposition to (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan's women demonstrate for fair representation in transitional government

July 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Hundreds of women headed Sunday to the Sudanese Council of Ministers to call to ensure women full participation in the transitional authority structures. The women chanted slogans like: We want our full rights, Long live the women'
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Sudan's women demonstrate for fair representation in transitional government

July 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Hundreds of women headed Sunday to the Sudanese Council of Ministers to call to ensure women full participation in the transitional authority structures. The women chanted slogans like: We want our full rights, Long live the women's struggle, The woman is a partner, not a decor, No discrimination and no let-down. The rally was organized by 64 women groups and civil society organizations, to express their anger against the poor female representation in government (...) - News

Government stops renewing passports of naturalized Sudanese

July 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Ministry of Interior decided to stop renewing passports for Sudanese by naturalization until the end of a review process to determine how they got it. The ousted President Omer al-Bashir's regime naturalized thousands of peopl
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Government stops renewing passports of naturalized Sudanese

July 26, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Ministry of Interior decided to stop renewing passports for Sudanese by naturalization until the end of a review process to determine how they got it. The ousted President Omer al-Bashir's regime naturalized thousands of people and delivered passports, as they are widely believed to be affiliated with the International Organization of the Muslim Brotherhood. Press reports spoke about mafia of leading members of the previous regime, including Bashir's brother, (...) - News

SPLM-N's al-Hilu calls to transfer peace talks to Sudan's transitional cabinet

July 26, 2020 (JUBA) - Abdel-Aziz al-Hilu, head of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) called to transfer the peace file to the cabinet and renewed his rejection of the constitutional conference as a mechanism to adopt the country's permanen
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SPLM-N's al-Hilu calls to transfer peace talks to Sudan's transitional cabinet

July 26, 2020 (JUBA) - Abdel-Aziz al-Hilu, head of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) called to transfer the peace file to the cabinet and renewed his rejection of the constitutional conference as a mechanism to adopt the country's permanent constitution. The Sovereign Council leads the ongoing peace talks with the armed groups, while the transitional constitution says it is one of the tasks of the government to be accomplished under the "auspices of the Sovereign (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Salva Kiir's assault on political reforms

By Duop Chak Wuol Born a fighter, revered for his presumptuous good behaviour during the struggle, worked his way up to the then Southern Sudan anti-Khartoum armed group, and his accidental rise to the helm of the now ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movemen
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Salva Kiir's assault on political reforms

By Duop Chak Wuol Born a fighter, revered for his presumptuous good behaviour during the struggle, worked his way up to the then Southern Sudan anti-Khartoum armed group, and his accidental rise to the helm of the now ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) party. The man in question is President Salva Kiir. This is an attempt at how that Kiir's main goal is not to reform South Sudan's political system as the revitalized peace agreement demands but to maintain the very tyrannical (...) - Comment & Analysis

SRF calls to review appointment of state governors in Sudan

July 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) on Saturday, called to review the recent appointment of governors after the rejection of local leaders in some states of the appointed governors. Residents of North Kordofan, Kassala, East an
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SRF calls to review appointment of state governors in Sudan

July 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) on Saturday, called to review the recent appointment of governors after the rejection of local leaders in some states of the appointed governors. Residents of North Kordofan, Kassala, East and South Darfur rejected the governors appointed by Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok this week. Further, the National Umma Party (NUP) led by Sadiq al-Mahdi, also said opposed the appointment because Hamdok appointed six instead of nine (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan arrests suspects involved in 1990 mass grave

July 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Attorney General Taj Elsir Alhibe, Saturday said that authorities have arrested several people involved in the execution of 28 officers in 1990. On Thursday 23 July, the office of the Attorney General announced they found
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Sudan arrests suspects involved in 1990 mass grave

July 25, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Attorney General Taj Elsir Alhibe, Saturday said that authorities have arrested several people involved in the execution of 28 officers in 1990. On Thursday 23 July, the office of the Attorney General announced they found a mass grave that most likely contains remains of 28 army officers killed on 23 April 1990 for plotting an attempted coup against the former President Omer al-Bashir. On Saturday, the prosecution continued the criminal investigation of (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

NAS reports new attacks on its positions in S. Sudan's Eastern Equatoria

July 25, 2020 (JUBA) - The government army South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) clashed Saturday with the holdout National Salvation Front in Central Equatoria State, a rebel spokesman said. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Suba Samuel Manas
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NAS reports new attacks on its positions in S. Sudan's Eastern Equatoria

July 25, 2020 (JUBA) - The government army South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) clashed Saturday with the holdout National Salvation Front in Central Equatoria State, a rebel spokesman said. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Suba Samuel Manase said that an SSPDF force attacked NAS's position in Kimba Payam of Morobo County which is near the border with Uganda "In the morning hours of 25th July 2020, the SSPDF force launched an attack on NAS tactical position at Youndu in (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

NAS reports new attacks on its position in S. Sudan's Eastern Equatoria

July 25, 2020 (JUBA) - The government army South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) clashed Saturday with the holdout National Salvation Front in Central Equatoria State, a rebel spokesman said. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Suba Samuel Manas
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NAS reports new attacks on its position in S. Sudan's Eastern Equatoria

July 25, 2020 (JUBA) - The government army South Sudan People's Defence Forces (SSPDF) clashed Saturday with the holdout National Salvation Front in Central Equatoria State, a rebel spokesman said. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, Suba Samuel Manase said that an SSPDF force attacked NAS's position in Kimba Payam of Morobo County which is near the border with Uganda "In the morning hours of 25th July 2020, the SSPDF force launched an attack on NAS tactical position at Youndu in (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Prominent activist calls for U.S. sanctions on South Sudan president

July 24, 2020 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese prominent activist Peter Biar Ajak has called on the United States to sanction President Salva Kiir for human rights violations adding he recently ordered to abduct or to murder him. On 2 January 2019, President Kiir p
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Prominent activist calls for U.S. sanctions on South Sudan president

July 24, 2020 (JUBA) - A South Sudanese prominent activist Peter Biar Ajak has called on the United States to sanction President Salva Kiir for human rights violations adding he recently ordered to abduct or to murder him. On 2 January 2019, President Kiir pardoned Ajak and Kerbino Wol Agok who had been jailed for inciting violence and disturbing the peace. During the first week of June 2020, the latter formed a rebel group and was right away killed on 15 June. Ajak established himself in (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

FFC economic body rejects Sudan budget amendment

July 24, 2020 - The Economic Committee of the ruling alliance in Sudan Forces for Freedom and Change Forces announced its strong rejection of the government's decision to amend the budget and pointing to its harsh effects on the people. The Sudanese governme
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FFC economic body rejects Sudan budget amendment

July 24, 2020 - The Economic Committee of the ruling alliance in Sudan Forces for Freedom and Change Forces announced its strong rejection of the government's decision to amend the budget and pointing to its harsh effects on the people. The Sudanese government on Wednesday announced the amendment to the 2020 budget in response to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Accordingly, the government decided to adjust the official foreign exchange rate gradual removal of fuel subsidies. (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Qatar's diplomat meets Sudanese armed groups in Juba

July 24, 2020 (JUBA) - Qatar's special envoy for conflict resolution Mutlaq Bin Majid Al-Qahtani met Friday with Sudanese armed groups during a short trip to Juba for talks with South Sudanese officials. Qahtani was in Juba for talks on ways to enhance bilat
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Qatar's diplomat meets Sudanese armed groups in Juba

July 24, 2020 (JUBA) - Qatar's special envoy for conflict resolution Mutlaq Bin Majid Al-Qahtani met Friday with Sudanese armed groups during a short trip to Juba for talks with South Sudanese officials. Qahtani was in Juba for talks on ways to enhance bilateral relations with South Sudan. Also, he met with Presidential Adviser and Sudan's peace mediator Tut Gatluak. However before to leave Juba, he briefly met with the armed groups negotiating a peace agreement with Khartoum. South (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Qatar