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African religious leaders urge end to South Sudan violence

September 16, 2019 (NAIROBI) - Members of the African Council of Religious Leaders have called for quick implementation of the September 2018 revitalized peace agreement on South Sudan. The Council, in a joint statement issued after their meeting in Nairobi
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African religious leaders urge end to South Sudan violence

September 16, 2019 (NAIROBI) - Members of the African Council of Religious Leaders have called for quick implementation of the September 2018 revitalized peace agreement on South Sudan. The Council, in a joint statement issued after their meeting in Nairobi, said the agreement has reduced violence in a country where a humanitarian crisis has resulted in the deaths of thousands of people with over 2 million displaced. “We are further troubled by the increasing criminal acts, human rights (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Politics

France pledges €60m in aid for Sudan

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday held talks with Sudanese officials and pledged 60 million euros in aid at the end of his one-day visit to Khartoum. Le Drian's visit to Sudan is the first of a high ranking
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France pledges €60m in aid for Sudan

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday held talks with Sudanese officials and pledged 60 million euros in aid at the end of his one-day visit to Khartoum. Le Drian's visit to Sudan is the first of a high ranking French official since 2007 when then Minister Bernard Kouchner was in Khartoum. He met with his Sudanese counterpart Asma Mohamed Abdallah before meeting Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk and Chairman of the Sovereign Council Abdel (...) - News

Maiwut state governor briefs Kiir on security situation

September 16, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's Maiwut state governor, Bol Ruach Rom on Monday met President Salva Kiir during which he briefed the latter on the general security situation in the state. Speaking to reporters soon after the meeting in Juba, Ruac
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Maiwut state governor briefs Kiir on security situation

September 16, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's Maiwut state governor, Bol Ruach Rom on Monday met President Salva Kiir during which he briefed the latter on the general security situation in the state. Speaking to reporters soon after the meeting in Juba, Ruach said he discussed with the president Kiir the challenges affecting his state. He said the security situation in Maiwut state was now back to normal and trade has resumed with other states. The governor further said citizens now move (...) - News / Politics, South Sudan

Sudanese Communists reiterate opposition to set up FFC leadership body

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) has rejected any attempt to develop a structural framework for the ruling coalition of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) that may lead to set up a leadership body, the party's leader sai
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Sudanese Communists reiterate opposition to set up FFC leadership body

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) has rejected any attempt to develop a structural framework for the ruling coalition of the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) that may lead to set up a leadership body, the party's leader said. Several FFC components have called for building an organizational structure that keeps the ruling coalition functional pointing that the current stage requires a unified leadership body with a strong mandate to take decisions. In an (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

S. Sudan inks mineral exploration deal with US, Canada firms

September 16, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan has signed a mineral exploration agreement with two mining and metal refining companies in Canada and the United States of America (USA). The deal, the firms said in a joint statement issued Monday, was signed by Sout
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S. Sudan inks mineral exploration deal with US, Canada firms

September 16, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan has signed a mineral exploration agreement with two mining and metal refining companies in Canada and the United States of America (USA). The deal, the firms said in a joint statement issued Monday, was signed by South Sudan's mining minister Gabriel Thokuj Deng and executives of US-based mining firm REE-Magnesium and Canada's CVMR Inc at the South Sudanese embassy in Washington on September 12. The pact allows the mining companies to conduct (...) - News / United States (US), Canada, South Sudan, Oil - Petroleum

Sudan's ruling FFC say committed to strong female representation parliament

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) have reaffirmed their commitment to secure 40% of parliament seats for women, considering it as «an absolute and irreversible necessity.» «The 40% of women's partic
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Sudan's ruling FFC say committed to strong female representation parliament

September 16, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) have reaffirmed their commitment to secure 40% of parliament seats for women, considering it as «an absolute and irreversible necessity.» «The 40% of women's participation in the transitional parliament »has become part of the constitutional document, and cannot be undone," said Munzir Abu al-Maali an FFC leading member, in statements to the Sudan Tribune. He deplored the weal women's participation in the government (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Regime change in Sudan & transition, Sudan

Egypt supports implementation of S. Sudan's peace agreement

September 15, 2019 (JUBA) – The Egyptian government has aided efforts to implement South Sudan's revitalized 2018 peace accord. The Egyptian Foreign ministry, in a statement, said three shipments of medicines, tents and military uniforms sent to the South
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Egypt supports implementation of S. Sudan's peace agreement

September 15, 2019 (JUBA) – The Egyptian government has aided efforts to implement South Sudan's revitalized 2018 peace accord. The Egyptian Foreign ministry, in a statement, said three shipments of medicines, tents and military uniforms sent to the South Sudanese capital, Juba last week. Two more shipments of aid, according to the statement, will be sent on Sunday and Monday, stressing that the aid is meant to support the establishment of cantonment sites for the South Sudanese forces' as (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan, Egypt, Diplomacy - International Relations

South Sudan's ceasefire largely holding, says UN chief

September 15, 2019 (JUBA) - The ceasefire between South Sudan government and the armed opposition faction (SPLA-IO) remains intact, underscored by their efforts against National Salvation Front (NAS) rebels, Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General said. I
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South Sudan's ceasefire largely holding, says UN chief

September 15, 2019 (JUBA) - The ceasefire between South Sudan government and the armed opposition faction (SPLA-IO) remains intact, underscored by their efforts against National Salvation Front (NAS) rebels, Antonio Guterres, the UN Secretary General said. In a report to the Security Council, said government and SPLA-IO have been able to contain NAS on the ground, including by pushing them from areas where they had control over resources. “Fighting in Payai, outside Lobonok, at the end of (...) - News / South Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Sudan releases 17 POWs says SPLM-N Agar

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North faction led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) welcomed Sunday the release of 17 fighters of its group by the Sudanese government. «The SPLM welcomes the release of the prisoners of war
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Sudan releases 17 POWs says SPLM-N Agar

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North faction led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N Agar) welcomed Sunday the release of 17 fighters of its group by the Sudanese government. «The SPLM welcomes the release of the prisoners of war of the SPLA, who had been captured in different periods and were freed on 9/9/2019,» said a statement s signed by Agar the group leader. "This step is consistent with the Juba Declaration of Confidence-Building Measures and the Preparation (...) - News

Hamdok sacks head of Sudanese broadcasting corporation

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok on Sunday sacked the head of the Sudanese Radio and Television Corporation (SRTC) Ismail Isawi. The decision intervenes amid growing calls to purge senior officials appointed by the form
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Hamdok sacks head of Sudanese broadcasting corporation

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok on Sunday sacked the head of the Sudanese Radio and Television Corporation (SRTC) Ismail Isawi. The decision intervenes amid growing calls to purge senior officials appointed by the former regime or the Transitional Military Council, such as the case of Isawi. In his decision, Hamdok appointed his deputy Ibrahim al-Buzai to replace him. Issawi was appointed to this post a few months ago by the head of the military (...) - News

Indian peacekeepers awarded for services in S. Sudan

September 15, 2019 (DELHI/JUBA) – At least 17 Indian peacekeepers deployed with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have been awards for their dedicated service in the war-hit nation. The special award ceremony took place at the UN House in
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Indian peacekeepers awarded for services in S. Sudan

September 15, 2019 (DELHI/JUBA) – At least 17 Indian peacekeepers deployed with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have been awards for their dedicated service in the war-hit nation. The special award ceremony took place at the UN House in Juba. The Indian police officers had served the UN mission in South Sudan for nearly a year and their duties included protecting displaced civilians, community policing and building local police skills. “17 Indian peacekeepers have today (...) - News / South Sudan, India, UNMISS - United Nations Mission in South Sudan

Sudan interim constitution will only be amended after peace signed with all rebels

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Constitutional Declaration will not be amended to include representatives of the armed groups in the transitional government before reaching a comprehensive peace agreement, said a leading figure in the Forces for Freedom a
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Sudan interim constitution will only be amended after peace signed with all rebels

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Constitutional Declaration will not be amended to include representatives of the armed groups in the transitional government before reaching a comprehensive peace agreement, said a leading figure in the Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) on Sunday. On 11 September 2019, a Sudanese government and the armed groups signed «The Juba Declaration of Confidence Building Measures and the Preparation for Negotiation». Regarding the demand of the armed groups to (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, Sudan

Expelled aid groups can return to Sudan: official

September 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - International humanitarian groups expelled by the former regime will be allowed to return to Sudan and work in the war-affected areas in line with the Juba Declaration signed on 11 September, said a member of the Sudanese gover
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Expelled aid groups can return to Sudan: official

September 14, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - International humanitarian groups expelled by the former regime will be allowed to return to Sudan and work in the war-affected areas in line with the Juba Declaration signed on 11 September, said a member of the Sudanese government negotiating team on Saturday. Speaking at a symposium entitled “The Future of Peace in Sudan” in Khartoum on Saturday, Sovereign Council member Mohamed Hassan al-Ta'ayshi said that the matter was discussed by the parties during (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Sudan, Humanitarian

EU hails face-to-face meeting of S. Sudan's rival leaders

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - The European Union (EU) has hailed the just-concluded face-to-face meeting between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) leader, Riek Machar, describing it as a step in the right direction.
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EU hails face-to-face meeting of S. Sudan's rival leaders

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - The European Union (EU) has hailed the just-concluded face-to-face meeting between South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) leader, Riek Machar, describing it as a step in the right direction. On Wednesday, the two rival leaders concluded their meeting by agreeing on a number of issues that are seen as very significant in the ongoing implementation of the revitalized peace agreement. The EU, in a statement extended to Sudan (...) - News / South Sudan, Politics

S. Sudan Opposition Alliance elects new chair, deputy

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) said it has elected Josephine Joseph Lagu as the coalition's new chairperson. The coalition, in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, said Saturday's elections were conducted pursuant to Art
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S. Sudan Opposition Alliance elects new chair, deputy

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - South Sudan Opposition Alliance (SSOA) said it has elected Josephine Joseph Lagu as the coalition's new chairperson. The coalition, in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, said Saturday's elections were conducted pursuant to Article 12 of the Charter of SSOA and in accordance with Chapter 3 of the Elections Rules and Procedures. “The election was conducted through a democratic and transparent manner in the presence of international observers (AU, IGAD, EU, (...) - News / Politics, South Sudanese Opposition

Eritrean president, Sudan's PM discuss strengthening bilateral relations

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki discussed on Saturday ways to boost bilateral relations between the two countries and issues of common concern, especially the security of the Red Se
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Eritrean president, Sudan's PM discuss strengthening bilateral relations

September 15, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki discussed on Saturday ways to boost bilateral relations between the two countries and issues of common concern, especially the security of the Red Sea region and the Horn of Africa. Afewerki arrived in Khartoum on Saturday for a two-day official visit where he was received by the head of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and number of ministers. “The two leaders (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

SPLM-N Agar forms peace negotiating team, says ready to coordinate al-Hilu group

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North faction led by Malik Agar has formed its negotiating team and expressed willingness to coordinate with other SPLM-N faction led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu during the peace process. The SPLM-N Ag
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SPLM-N Agar forms peace negotiating team, says ready to coordinate al-Hilu group

September 14, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North faction led by Malik Agar has formed its negotiating team and expressed willingness to coordinate with other SPLM-N faction led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu during the peace process. The SPLM-N Agar and al-Hilu signed on 11 September the Juba Declaration for peace in Sudan which provides that the negotiations will take place in Juba on 14 October. However, the SPLM-N al-Hilu held separate negotiations with the Sudanese (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

South Sudan needs citizens' participation in politics

By Biong Deng Biong On the 4th December 2012, Isaiah Abraham was tragically gunned down in cold blood outside his residence in the South Sudan capital, Juba. The gunman was apparently ‘unknown'. Many quickly concluded that Abraham's tragic murder was conne
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South Sudan needs citizens' participation in politics

By Biong Deng Biong On the 4th December 2012, Isaiah Abraham was tragically gunned down in cold blood outside his residence in the South Sudan capital, Juba. The gunman was apparently ‘unknown'. Many quickly concluded that Abraham's tragic murder was connected to his habit of openly expressing anti-government opinions. This incident and many to follow gave birth to what becomes the new normal in South Sudan. The ‘Unknown Gunman' struck again, on multiple occasions, killing only citizens (...) - Comment & Analysis

IGAD hails outcome of Kiir-Machar meeting on peace implementation

September 13, 2019 (JUBA) -The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) envoy in South Sudan welcomed the outcome of Kiir-Machar meeting on the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, describing it as a «positive step in the right di
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IGAD hails outcome of Kiir-Machar meeting on peace implementation

September 13, 2019 (JUBA) -The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) envoy in South Sudan welcomed the outcome of Kiir-Machar meeting on the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement, describing it as a «positive step in the right direction» The IGAD «is pleased with the positive progress (achieved by the two leaders) in the implementation of the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan,» said Ismail Wais in a statement (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan Peace Implementation

SLFA joins the Revolutionary Front ahead of talks for peace in Sudan

September 13, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Liberation Forces Alliance (SLFA) headed by Altaher Hajer officially joined the rebel umbrella Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) ahead of peace talks with the transitional government in Khartoum said a statement rele
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SLFA joins the Revolutionary Front ahead of talks for peace in Sudan

September 13, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan Liberation Forces Alliance (SLFA) headed by Altaher Hajer officially joined the rebel umbrella Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) ahead of peace talks with the transitional government in Khartoum said a statement released on Friday. «The SRF informs the Sudanese people that the SLFA has joined the Revolutionary Front per the provisions of the Constitution and the regulations of the Front,» said a statement signed by the SRF leader Hadi Idriss on. (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Kiir, Hamdok agree to resume discussions on Sudans' border crossings

September 13, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to resume discussions on the opening of the border crossing points between the two countries. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok was in a two-day visit to Juba for talks with South Sudanese o
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Kiir, Hamdok agree to resume discussions on Sudans' border crossings

September 13, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudan and South Sudan have agreed to resume discussions on the opening of the border crossing points between the two countries. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok was in a two-day visit to Juba for talks with South Sudanese officials on ways to enhance bilateral relations and to move together for a settlement to the pending issues after the secession of 2011. "We discussed bilateral relations including border and trade and we reached useful understandings (...) - News / Sudan, North-South Sudan relations, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Hamdok meets with Sudan's armed groups, applauds Juba Declaration

September 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok on Thursday welcomed the signing by the armed movements of the Juba Declaration of Peace in Sudan and promised to implement the whole agreement. On the sidelines of his two-day visit to Juba, Hamdok
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Hamdok meets with Sudan's armed groups, applauds Juba Declaration

September 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok on Thursday welcomed the signing by the armed movements of the Juba Declaration of Peace in Sudan and promised to implement the whole agreement. On the sidelines of his two-day visit to Juba, Hamdok met with the leaders of the armed movements in Juba on Thursday evening. During a dinner attended also by South Sudanese officials, he discussed the efforts of the transitional authority including his government and the Sovereign (...) - News / Sudan, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

NAS accuses South Sudan army, militias of two separate attacks

September 12, 2019 (LASU) – The National Salvation Front (NAS) spokesperson, Suba Samuel Manase has accused South Sudan army (SSPDF) and its allied militias of allegedly carrying out military operation on its positions in Central Equatoria state. In a stat
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NAS accuses South Sudan army, militias of two separate attacks

September 12, 2019 (LASU) – The National Salvation Front (NAS) spokesperson, Suba Samuel Manase has accused South Sudan army (SSPDF) and its allied militias of allegedly carrying out military operation on its positions in Central Equatoria state. In a statement issued on Thursday, Manase said the SSPDF attacked NAS positions around Lasu payam in Otogo County on Tuesday, but that their forces responded in self-defense and repulsed the attack. “On separate development, on Friday 6th September (...) - News / SSPDF, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Military

Sudanese call for justice in first protest under Hamdok's cabinet

September 12, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets in Khartoum calling for the appointment of new senior judiciary officials and to ensure justice for those killed during the months-long protests before and after the collapse of the for
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Sudanese call for justice in first protest under Hamdok's cabinet

September 12, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Thousands of Sudanese took to the streets in Khartoum calling for the appointment of new senior judiciary officials and to ensure justice for those killed during the months-long protests before and after the collapse of the former regime. The first large demonstrations by the Sudanese Professional Association in Sudan after the formation of transitional government intended to press the transitional authority after the formation of the Sovereign Council and (...) - News

Kiir, Hamdok discuss peace and trade in between two Sudans

September 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudanese Prime Minister said his two-day visit to Juba aimed at bolstering bilateral relations and to develop trade and free movement of people between the two countries. Hamdok arrived in Juba on Thursday where he was received b
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Kiir, Hamdok discuss peace and trade in between two Sudans

September 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Sudanese Prime Minister said his two-day visit to Juba aimed at bolstering bilateral relations and to develop trade and free movement of people between the two countries. Hamdok arrived in Juba on Thursday where he was received by the South Sudanese President James Wani before to meet President Salva Kiir at the South Sudanese presidency. Speaking to reporters at Juba airport, the Sudanese premier said he came for talks with South Sudanese officials on trade, (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY, North-South Sudan relations

Kiir, Machar agree to form committee on number of states

September 11, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader, Riek Machar have agreed to form a committee to look into the final report of the Independent Boundary Commission IBC, number of states and their boundaries to come u
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Kiir, Machar agree to form committee on number of states

September 11, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader, Riek Machar have agreed to form a committee to look into the final report of the Independent Boundary Commission IBC, number of states and their boundaries to come up with findings suitable for both parties and the people of South Sudan. The two rival leaders met on Wednesday and agreed on a number of issues that are seen as very significant in moving forward the process of the implementation of the (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, South Sudan

Port Sudan governor directs to collect arms in his state

September 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The acting governor of Red Sea state on Wednesday ordered to collect registered and unregistered firearms following intercommunal clashes in the state that left 37 people dead and many others injured. The decision was issued a
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Port Sudan governor directs to collect arms in his state

September 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The acting governor of Red Sea state on Wednesday ordered to collect registered and unregistered firearms following intercommunal clashes in the state that left 37 people dead and many others injured. The decision was issued after the signing of a reconciliation agreement between Nuba and Beni Amer tribes brokered by the Sovereign Council on Sunday. The acting governor of Red Sea state Major General Hafez al-Taj called on all citizens to hand over their (...) - News

SPLM/A-IO forces in Ayod county agree to release children

September 11, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's armed opposition forces (SPLM/A-IO) soldiers stationed in Mogok Phow in Ayod County have committed to collaborating with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and aid agencies to release any children found in th
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SPLM/A-IO forces in Ayod county agree to release children

September 11, 2019 (JUBA) – South Sudan's armed opposition forces (SPLM/A-IO) soldiers stationed in Mogok Phow in Ayod County have committed to collaborating with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan and aid agencies to release any children found in their ranks. Speaking at a workshop organized by the Child Protection Unit of UNMISS, a SPLM/A-IO representative said that they are willing to allow the UN inspect their troops and remove children in their ranks. “We then recommend that the (...) - News / SPLM/A In Opposition, Child Soldiers & Children Associated with Armed Groups, UNMISS - United Nations Mission in South Sudan

Pompeo says U.S. supporting Hamdok's government

September 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday congratulated Abdallah Hamdok on his appointment as Prime Minister and expressed his government's support for the new civilian-led government. In his congratulatory cable received
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Pompeo says U.S. supporting Hamdok's government

September 11, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Wednesday congratulated Abdallah Hamdok on his appointment as Prime Minister and expressed his government's support for the new civilian-led government. In his congratulatory cable received by Hamdok, «Pompeo affirmed US support for the transitional government formed by the Prime Minister in response to the will of the Sudanese people,» reads a statement by the foreign ministry spokesman Babikir al-Siddiq. The US top (...) - News

CTSAMVM accuses Malong's forces of military attacks

JUBA- September 11, 2019 – The chairman of South Sudan's ceasefire monitoring body (CTSAMVM) chairman, Maj. Gen. Abiche Ageno has expressed concerns over an attack by South Sudan United Front (SSUF/A) forces led by former army chief of staff, Gen. Paul Malo
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CTSAMVM accuses Malong's forces of military attacks

JUBA- September 11, 2019 – The chairman of South Sudan's ceasefire monitoring body (CTSAMVM) chairman, Maj. Gen. Abiche Ageno has expressed concerns over an attack by South Sudan United Front (SSUF/A) forces led by former army chief of staff, Gen. Paul Malong on South Sudan army (SSPDF) division 3 at War Ayan last month. Addressing the 10th board meeting of the CTSAMVM on Tuesday, Abiche said SSUF/A are not signatories to the 2018 peace accord. He, however, said the ceasefire continues to (...) - News / South Sudan, Military

Two wounded in Western Lakes state ambush: police

September 10, 2019 (RUMBEK) – Two passengers sustained injuries when a Land Cruiser in which they were traveling fell into an ambush in Eastern Bahr Naam County of Western Lakes state, police said. The police spokesperson, Captain Elijah Mabor said Sunday'
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Two wounded in Western Lakes state ambush: police

September 10, 2019 (RUMBEK) – Two passengers sustained injuries when a Land Cruiser in which they were traveling fell into an ambush in Eastern Bahr Naam County of Western Lakes state, police said. The police spokesperson, Captain Elijah Mabor said Sunday's incident near the headquarters of Eastern Bahr Naam County. Those injured, he said, are in Rumbek state hospital for treatment. “On Sunday, we got a report us that the commercial vehicle coming Juba fell into an ambush. Two of those (...) - News / South Sudan, Banditry / Robbery

Sudanese parties to launch peace talks in October

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sovereign Council and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) agreed on Monday to start peace talks in October and a peace agreement should be signed before the end of the year. The Sovereign Council media service said in
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Sudanese parties to launch peace talks in October

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - The Sovereign Council and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) agreed on Monday to start peace talks in October and a peace agreement should be signed before the end of the year. The Sovereign Council media service said in a statement on Tuesday that the Sudanese parties in Juba agreed on most of the outstanding issues. Also, citing a South Sudanese presidential aide it said that discussions addressed the root causes of the conflict and an agreement will (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY

Sudan's PM to travel to Juba in his first foreign visit

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - In his first foreign trip after taking office, Sudan's Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok will travel to Juba on Thursday to discuss with South Sudanese officials bilateral relations and Juba's efforts to bring peace to Sudan. Sud
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Sudan's PM to travel to Juba in his first foreign visit

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - In his first foreign trip after taking office, Sudan's Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok will travel to Juba on Thursday to discuss with South Sudanese officials bilateral relations and Juba's efforts to bring peace to Sudan. Sudan's Sovereign Council and the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) and the SPLM-N al-Hilu, as well as Sudan Liberation Forces Alliance of Taher Hajer, are meeting in Juba to discuss procedural measures to achieve a comprehensive peace in (...) - News / North-South Sudan relations, FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY

Kiir and Machar to resume talks on Wednesday: official

JUBA - September 6, 2019 – The second face-to-face meeting between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek will resume on Wednesday due to Kiir's busy schedules, an official said. “This is due to the fact that the President is engaging on
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Kiir and Machar to resume talks on Wednesday: official

JUBA - September 6, 2019 – The second face-to-face meeting between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek will resume on Wednesday due to Kiir's busy schedules, an official said. “This is due to the fact that the President is engaging on other things that are also necessary for the country,” Ateny Wek Ateny, the spokesperson for the presidency told reporters in Juba on Tuesday. He added, “The second phase of discussion on the implementation of the revitalized peace agreement on (...) - News / FRONT_PAGE_SECONDARY, Politics

Three die in Blue Nile State as Sudan confirms cholera cases

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Acute diarrhoea has killed three Sudanese in the Blue Nile State, said the Sudanese health minister who called for international support to face the epidemic. “There are 37 cases of acute watery diarrhoea in the Blue Nile St
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Three die in Blue Nile State as Sudan confirms cholera cases

September 10, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Acute diarrhoea has killed three Sudanese in the Blue Nile State, said the Sudanese health minister who called for international support to face the epidemic. “There are 37 cases of acute watery diarrhoea in the Blue Nile State between 28 August and 8 September. Three of them have died," said the newly appointed Akram Eltom in a statement released on Tuesday. According to the statement, there are four confirmed cases of cholera in Blue Nile state which one (...) - News / Cholera/AWD, FRONT_PAGE_DISPLAY