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Christian Today
South Sudan is ruled by 'devils and criminals' says furious prieststruggle involving a fractious coalition of different factions. Most recently c
South Sudan is ruled by 'devils and criminals' says furious priest
Christian Today / Posted 3 hours ago
struggle involving a fractious coalition of different factions. Most recently conflict broke out between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar. The two-year struggle came to a formal end in April with the formation of a new unity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Facing Unrest Over Delayed Salariesthat would result in serious security risks for the country. Mr Majongdit said
Govt Facing Unrest Over Delayed Salaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
that would result in serious security risks for the country. Mr Majongdit said that the leaders -- President Salva Kiir and his deputy Dr Riek Machar -- should appeal for international assistance to meet the basic needs of South Sudan's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Expect More Refugees, UN Agency Warnson January 2011, 99 per cent of the Southerners voted for secession. But anoth
Expect More Refugees, UN Agency Warns
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on January 2011, 99 per cent of the Southerners voted for secession. But another war broke out in 2013 after President Kiir sacked his Vice-President Riek Machar on suspicion of plotting a putsch. After intervention from Kenya and the... Read more
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Swissinfo
South Sudan forces, armed groups clash, displacing civilians - U.Nin a nation which was mired in conflict for more than two years until a peace d
South Sudan forces, armed groups clash, displacing civilians - U.N
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
in a nation which was mired in conflict for more than two years until a peace deal was reached between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar, now vice president. The peace deal was signed last year but took many months to... Read more
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The Star
South Sudan forces, armed groups clash, displacing civilians - U.Nin a nation which was mired in conflict for more than two years until a peace d
South Sudan forces, armed groups clash, displacing civilians - U.N
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
in a nation which was mired in conflict for more than two years until a peace deal was reached between President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar, now vice president. The peace deal was signed last year but took many months to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN to Send Peacekeepers Home Over Inactionshelter at the UN site in Malakal arrived shortly after Sudan's civil war began
UN to Send Peacekeepers Home Over Inaction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
shelter at the UN site in Malakal arrived shortly after Sudan's civil war began in December 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar, who he had sacked earlier that year, of plotting a coup. Civil war broke out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Act On South Sudan Investigationsviolence, including "the political and military leadership in Eastern Nile stat
Act On South Sudan Investigations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
violence, including "the political and military leadership in Eastern Nile state." It also recommends that President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar make a public televised statement condemning any form of attack "against civilians... Read more
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Aljazeera
UN to send peacekeepers home over South Sudan inactionshelter at the UN site in Malakal arrived shortly after Sudan's civil war began
UN to send peacekeepers home over South Sudan inaction
Aljazeera / Posted 5 days ago
shelter at the UN site in Malakal arrived shortly after Sudan's civil war began in December 2013 after President Salva Kiir accused his former deputy Riek Machar, who he had sacked earlier that year, of plotting a coup. Civil war broke out... Read more
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CTV News
UN will send home troops who didn't respond to deadly attack in Sudancan take military action. War in South Sudan began in December 2013 when gover
UN will send home troops who didn't respond to deadly attack in Sudan
CTV News / Posted 5 days ago
can take military action. War in South Sudan began in December 2013 when government forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, battled rebels led by his former deputy Riek Machar, a Nuer. Tens of thousands of people were killed... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violencehome over reaction to South Sudan violence South Sudan spiralled into civil wa
UN to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violence
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
home over reaction to South Sudan violence South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked deputy Riek Machar. FILE: A South Sudanese man walks past UN peacekeepers on 17 September 2014 in Juba. Picture:... Read more
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ABC News
UN Will Repatriate Troops Who Didn't React to Sudan Attackcan take military action. War in South Sudan began in December 2013 when gover
UN Will Repatriate Troops Who Didn't React to Sudan Attack
ABC News / Posted 5 days ago
can take military action. War in South Sudan began in December 2013 when government forces loyal to President Salva Kiir, an ethnic Dinka, battled rebels led by his former deputy Riek Machar, a Nuer. Tens of thousands of people were killed... Read more
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The Star
U.N. to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violenceand Shilluk accommodations in the compound. South Sudan spiralled into civil w
U.N. to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violence
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
and Shilluk accommodations in the compound. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked his deputy Riek Machar. Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violenceand Shilluk accommodations in the compound. South Sudan spiralled into civil w
U.N. to send peacekeepers home over reaction to South Sudan violence
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
and Shilluk accommodations in the compound. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked his deputy Riek Machar. Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that... Read more
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Daily Maverick
South Sudan needs truth and trialsIn December 2013, South Sudanese soldiers of Dinka ethnicity, under the command
South Sudan needs truth and trials
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
In December 2013, South Sudanese soldiers of Dinka ethnicity, under the command of President Salva Kiir, went on a house-to-house rampage: shooting, hacking and decapitating thousands of defenceless men, women and children of Nuer ethnicity. Many who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Human Rights Council - Enhanced Interactive Dialoguesuch as a hybrid African-South Sudanese court envisioned in the peace agreement
UN Human Rights Council - Enhanced Interactive Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
such as a hybrid African-South Sudanese court envisioned in the peace agreement, the government's two leaders - president Kiir and first vice president Machar - have taken no meaningful steps to investigate alleged abuses or hold perpetrators to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusionthe airport in Juba on 20 April, 2016. Picture: AFP. Sudan,Sudan conflict,Sout
UN reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusion
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
the airport in Juba on 20 April, 2016. Picture: AFP. Sudan,Sudan conflict,South Sudan unrest,South Sudan President Salva Kiir,South Sudans government,South Sudan conflict,South Sudan peace talks UNITED NATIONS – Confusion over command and... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.N. reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusionon Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at
U.N. reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusion
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked his deputy Riek Machar. Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusionon Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at
UN reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusion
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked his deputy Riek Machar. Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that... Read more
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The Star
U.N. reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusionon Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at
U.N. reaction to Malakal violence in South Sudan marred by confusion
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
on Wednesday on the Malakal incident. South Sudan spiralled into civil war at the end of 2013 after President Salva Kiir sacked his deputy Riek Machar. Thousands have been killed and millions driven from their homes during the conflict that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donors Urges Govt to Revoke 28 States or Be Starved of CashA group of main donor countries that support South Sudan, the Troika, has warne
Donors Urges Govt to Revoke 28 States or Be Starved of Cash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
A group of main donor countries that support South Sudan, the Troika, has warned President Salva Kiir's government to revoke the controversial new 28 states or be starved of funds. The Troika include the US, the UK, the Netherlands, Norway, Canada,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: From Conflict to Co-operation? Sudan, South Sudan and Ugandahave shared interests in common, including unhindered South Sudanese oil produc
ICG: From Conflict to Co-operation? Sudan, South Sudan and Uganda
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
have shared interests in common, including unhindered South Sudanese oil production and stability under President Salva Kiir. Sudan needs regular “transit fees” – a per barrel payment for use of the northern export pipeline – to buttress its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One Month On, No Reprieve for Juba As Donors Remain Tightfistedexistence, the South Sudan transitional government is reeling from a lack of fu
One Month On, No Reprieve for Juba As Donors Remain Tightfisted
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
existence, the South Sudan transitional government is reeling from a lack of funds to run its operations. President Salva Kiir has blamed donors for going back on their promise to release the funds as soon as he and his rival Riek Machar formed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Splits and Schisms in Jubasplit into three: Terekeka, Jubek and Yei, each with its own flag, local commis
Splits and Schisms in Juba
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
split into three: Terekeka, Jubek and Yei, each with its own flag, local commissioner, and institutions. President Salva Kiir has done likewise across the country, reorganising South Sudan into 28 states, largely along ethnic lines. He announced... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Juba, Kampala Reach Out to Khartoumhave shared interests in common, including unhindered South Sudanese oil produc
Juba, Kampala Reach Out to Khartoum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
have shared interests in common, including unhindered South Sudanese oil production and stability under President Salva Kiir. Sudan needs regular "transit fees" – a per barrel payment for use of the northern export pipeline – to buttress its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Million Sudanese in Dire Need of Relief Aidhas killed tens of thousands of civilians. Fighting erupted in South Sudan wit
Five Million Sudanese in Dire Need of Relief Aid
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
has killed tens of thousands of civilians. Fighting erupted in South Sudan with the falling out between President Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, who served as vice president when South Sudan won independence until his dismissal in 2013. But in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania and Kenya Nod to Key Regional Trade Billsignatures to it. These are Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Pierre Nkurunziza of Bu
Tanzania and Kenya Nod to Key Regional Trade Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
signatures to it. These are Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi and Paul Kagame of Rwanda. Salvar Kiir of South Sudan will not assent to it, as his country is not yet fully integrated into the bloc. The means both Dar and... Read more
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iol.co.za
South Sudan ‘violence continues’in April as part of a peace deal which saw him become vice-president, forging a
South Sudan ‘violence continues’
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
in April as part of a peace deal which saw him become vice-president, forging a unity government with President Salva Kiir. But fighting continues between multiple militia forces who now pay no heed to either Kiir or Machar. UN peacekeeping... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is a Model Refugee Policy in Africa Doomed?side of the political/ethnic divide begin to arrive. Building a new home Sout
Is a Model Refugee Policy in Africa Doomed?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
side of the political/ethnic divide begin to arrive. Building a new home South Sudan's conflict pitted President Salva Kiir against his rival, Machar. What was initially a political clash escalated into an ethnic conflict between Kiir's Dinka... Read more
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iol.co.za
Life terms for 16 over South Sudan funds theftlife sentences for involvement in the disappearance of more than 14 million dol
Life terms for 16 over South Sudan funds theft
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
life sentences for involvement in the disappearance of more than 14 million dollars from the office of President Salva Kiir, Eye Radio and other local media reported. The convicts included a presidential chief administrator, a national... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Asks Kiir, Machar to Support New Courtof war crimes. "We're disappointed," State Department deputy spokesman Mark To
U.S. Asks Kiir, Machar to Support New Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
of war crimes. "We're disappointed," State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said in response to President Salva Kiir's and Vice President Riek Machar's joint rejection of the court in a commentary in the New York Times on June 7. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Citizens Want Trials and Need TrialsPresident Kiir and Vice-President Machar have warned against prosecuting war cr
Citizens Want Trials and Need Trials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
President Kiir and Vice-President Machar have warned against prosecuting war criminals, but South Sudanese know that justice is needed if long-term peace is to be viable There's a common saying in South Sudan that 'When our leaders unite, they loot;... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
To Salva Kiir and Riek Machar - Don't Promote Amnesty for KillersSalva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar (file photo). What has most destabilis
To Salva Kiir and Riek Machar - Don't Promote Amnesty for Killers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar (file photo). What has most destabilised South Sudan is not fear of justice, but perpetual impunity and the rewarding of war crimes with power and wealth. In December 2013, South Sudanese soldiers of Dinka... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Respect Establishment of War Crimes Court, U.S. Tells South Sudan Leadersof war crimes. "We're disappointed," State Department deputy spokesman Mark To
Respect Establishment of War Crimes Court, U.S. Tells South Sudan Leaders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
of war crimes. "We're disappointed," State Department deputy spokesman Mark Toner said in response to President Salva Kiir's and Vice President Riek Machar's joint rejection of the court in a commentary in the New York Times on June 7. "We... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S Insists On War Crimes Court for South Sudantruth and reconciliation commission modeled on those of South Africa and Northe
U.S Insists On War Crimes Court for South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
truth and reconciliation commission modeled on those of South Africa and Northern Ireland." In response to President Salva Kiir's and Vice-President Riek Machar's joint rejection of the court in a commentary in the New York Times on June 7, the US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
an Inconvenient Justicethe country's leaders only have their own interests at heart. By LAUREN HUTTON.
an Inconvenient Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
the country's leaders only have their own interests at heart. By LAUREN HUTTON. South Sudanese leaders President Salva Kiir and Vice-President Riek Machar have finally found something they agree on: the costs of justice outweigh the need for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South Sudan Needs Truth and TrialsBy REMEMBER MIAMINGI. In December 2013, South Sudanese soldiers of Dinka ethni
South Sudan Needs Truth and Trials
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
By REMEMBER MIAMINGI. In December 2013, South Sudanese soldiers of Dinka ethnicity, under the command of President Salva Kiir, went on a house-to-house rampage: shooting, hacking and decapitating thousands of defenceless men, women and children... Read more
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Eye Witness News
US, Britain back South Sudan war crimes court Kiir & Machar committed to an African Union hybrid court under a peace deal t
US, Britain back South Sudan war crimes court
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
Kiir & Machar committed to an African Union hybrid court under a peace deal they signed in August. FILE: South Sudan's president Salva Kiir. Picture: AFP. Sudan,South Sudan President Salva Kiir,South... Read more
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The Star
U.S., Britain back South Sudan war crimes courtcivil war after the country's leaders backed away from their commitment to the
U.S., Britain back South Sudan war crimes court
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
civil war after the country's leaders backed away from their commitment to the tribunal. South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his deputy and formal rival Riek Machar called on the international community on Tuesday to reconsider creating such... Read more
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Swissinfo
U.S., Britain back South Sudan war crimes courtcivil war after the country's leaders backed away from their commitment to the
U.S., Britain back South Sudan war crimes court
Swissinfo / Posted 18 days ago
civil war after the country's leaders backed away from their commitment to the tribunal. South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his deputy and formal rival Riek Machar called on the international community on Tuesday to reconsider creating such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call By Kiir, Machar to Nix International Tribunal Met With Dismayvictims of war-time atrocities was met with dismay by experts and advocates on
Call By Kiir, Machar to Nix International Tribunal Met With Dismay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
victims of war-time atrocities was met with dismay by experts and advocates on Wednesday. South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar, a former foe, proposed that such a tribunal be replaced by a commission that could grant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Giving Justice the Slip in South Sudan(Associate Director, International Justice Program) After leading South Sudan
Giving Justice the Slip in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
(Associate Director, International Justice Program) After leading South Sudan into a two-year nightmare, its leaders Salva Kiir and Riek Machar now want to shield themselves and anyone else implicated in wartime atrocities from justice. This week... Read more
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19d
The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan plans SA-style TRC to purge horrorsPresident Salva Kiir and the newly appointed vice-president, Riek Machar, a for
South Sudan plans SA-style TRC to purge horrors
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 days ago
President Salva Kiir and the newly appointed vice-president, Riek Machar, a former foe, said in a joint piece in The New York Times they were committed to ensuring that South Sudan never again went through a civil war. "Bringing South Sudan together... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan leaders call for truth body to heal war woundsFirst Vice President of South Sudan and former rebel leader, Riek Machar (L), a
South Sudan leaders call for truth body to heal war wounds
Rappler / Posted 19 days ago
First Vice President of South Sudan and former rebel leader, Riek Machar (L), and President Salva Kiir (R), sit for an official photo with the 30 members of the new cabinet of the Transitional Government at the Cabinet Affairs Ministry, in Juba on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two Sudans sign security agreementscame to Entebbe in May to attend President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration he he
Two Sudans sign security agreements
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
came to Entebbe in May to attend President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration he held talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir,” Okello told the African News Agency (ANA). “There are still a lot of disputed issues between the two countries which... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khartoum, Juba Ministers 'Strengthen Ties'implementation of the agreements that were reached between the two countries' P
Khartoum, Juba Ministers 'Strengthen Ties'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
implementation of the agreements that were reached between the two countries' Presidents, Omar Al Bashir and Salva Kiir. Ghandour said that he and the Sudanese delegation congratulated South Sudan on the formation of the national unity... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khartoum And Juba Agree to Establish Strong Bilateral Relationsbegan today (Sunday) to follow up implementation of the agreements that were re
Khartoum And Juba Agree to Establish Strong Bilateral Relations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
began today (Sunday) to follow up implementation of the agreements that were reached between Presidents Al-Bashir and Salva Kiir. Prof. Ghandour said that he and the Sudanese side have congratulated the brothers in South Sudan on formation of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Sudan resumes talks with Sudan on independence issuesa joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour. "I de
South Sudan resumes talks with Sudan on independence issues
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 23 days ago
a joint press conference with his Sudanese counterpart Ibrahim Ghandour. "I delivered a message from our President Salva Kiir to President (Omar) al-Bashir calling for fast resolution of bilateral issues." The south's independence in 2011 left a... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan resumes talks with Sudan on independence issuesPEACE TALKS RESUME. In this file photo, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (lef
South Sudan resumes talks with Sudan on independence issues
Rappler / Posted 23 days ago
PEACE TALKS RESUME. In this file photo, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (left) walks prior to a meeting in Addis Ababa in 2015 as part of the past rounds of peace talks between Sudan and South Sudan. File photo by Zacharias Abubeker/AFP KHARTOUM,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to South Sudanto rebuilding policy credibility and regaining access to external financial sup
IMF Staff Completes 2016 Article IV Mission to South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
to rebuilding policy credibility and regaining access to external financial support. "The mission met with President Salva Kiir, First Vice President Riek Machar, Vice President Wani Igga, Minister of Finance Deng Athorbei, Central Bank Governor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Violence Continues Despite New Unity Govtago was seen as a key step marking the implementation of the country's peace ag
Violence Continues Despite New Unity Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
ago was seen as a key step marking the implementation of the country's peace agreement and compromise with President Salva Kiir. "People are getting killed all over the place almost every day," said Mogae, a former Botswana president. "I wouldn't... Read more
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