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Darfur Leaders Announce Their Stances About ReferendumKhartoum — The chairman of the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA), Dr El Tijani Se
Darfur Leaders Announce Their Stances About Referendum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Khartoum — The chairman of the Darfur Regional Authority (DRA), Dr El Tijani Sese, has announced his support for the region's status as one administrative unit, while his opponent, Health Minister Bahar Idris Abu Garda promotes the current status of... Read more
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Mass Protest in South Darfur's Kalma CampKalma Camp — Tens of thousands of people living in Kalma camp for the displaced
Mass Protest in South Darfur's Kalma Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Kalma Camp — Tens of thousands of people living in Kalma camp for the displaced near Nyala, capital of South Darfur, went to the streets today in protest against the ongoing attacks on Jebel Marra, and the April referendum on the administrative... Read more
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Darfur Rebels - 'Govt. Forces Not in Control of Jebel Marra'Jebel Marra — The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) h
Darfur Rebels - 'Govt. Forces Not in Control of Jebel Marra'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Jebel Marra — The Sudan Liberation Movement led by Abdelwahid El Nur (SLM-AW) has strongly denied the statements made by the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) about being in control of Jebel Marra. In a statement on Monday SAF spokesman Dr Brig. Ahmed... Read more
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TB Spreading Fast in Eastern Sudan's TokerToker — People living in Eshet, near Toker in Red Sea state, suffer from a fast
TB Spreading Fast in Eastern Sudan's Toker
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Toker — People living in Eshet, near Toker in Red Sea state, suffer from a fast spreading outbreak of tuberculosis. "The people in the area are weakened by poverty, and there are no health facilities available miles around here," a resident of Eshet... Read more
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'Tens of Thousands Trapped in Darfur's Jebel Marra'Golo / London — The Sudanese Air Force has destroyed at least 20 villages in th
'Tens of Thousands Trapped in Darfur's Jebel Marra'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Golo / London — The Sudanese Air Force has destroyed at least 20 villages in the area of Golo in Jebel Marra since the start of a major offensive on rebel strongholds in the area on 15 January. Tens of thousands of people are reportedly still hiding... Read more
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More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in SudanAmri — The committee that opposes the building of the Dal dam at the Nile river
More Calls for Anti-Dam Protests in Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Amri — The committee that opposes the building of the Dal dam at the Nile river has called on the people in Northern State, those who may be affected by the dams, and all Sudanese to unite and oppose the construction plans. Adel Abdelaziz, the... Read more
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This Week's News in BriefA compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur a
This Week's News in Brief
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A compact weekly digest of Dabanga Sudan's highlights of the news from Darfur and Sudan ♦ More than 20,000 from Jebel Marra shelter at Unamid base 9 February - 2016 KABKABIYA / JEBEL MARRA The number of civilians seeking refuge from the ongoing... Read more
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Books Not Bombs for Sudan RefugeesYida — One of the first stops for people fleeing the conflict in Sudan's South
Books Not Bombs for Sudan Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Yida — One of the first stops for people fleeing the conflict in Sudan's South Kordofan region is the town of Yida, 20 kilometres across the border in South Sudan. The town shelters more than 70,000 Sudanese refugees who have set up homes,... Read more
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Sudanese Complain About Soaring Gas, Bread PricesDarfur / Kadugli / Muglad / Sennar / River Nile — The soaring prices for basic
Sudanese Complain About Soaring Gas, Bread Prices
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Darfur / Kadugli / Muglad / Sennar / River Nile — The soaring prices for basic commidities since the Sudanese government announced the rise of gas prices have caused many people to struggle to obtain food. A resident of Kadugli, the capital of South... Read more
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Jeing/ Dinka Council of Elders Welcomes IGAD's CommuniquéCouncil of Elders of Jeing/ Dinka said it welcomed a communiqué of the Council
Jeing/ Dinka Council of Elders Welcomes IGAD's Communiqué
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Council of Elders of Jeing/ Dinka said it welcomed a communiqué of the Council of Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) asking parties to the conflict in South Sudan to form a government of national unity and suspend... Read more
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Flour and Cooking Gas Shortages in Sudan ContinueKhartoum / Wad Madani / Sennar — Sudanese in various parts of the country are s
Flour and Cooking Gas Shortages in Sudan Continue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Khartoum / Wad Madani / Sennar — Sudanese in various parts of the country are still suffering from a shortage of flour and cooking gas. They also complain about sky-rocketing prices of essential commodities. Housewife Zahra Mohamed told Radio... Read more
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Central Bank Pumps Dollars Into Commercial BanksKhartoum — The Central Bank of Sudan announced last week that it will provide 1
Central Bank Pumps Dollars Into Commercial Banks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Khartoum — The Central Bank of Sudan announced last week that it will provide 13 commercial banks in the country with $117 million. The chairman of the Sudanese Employers Union, Saoud El Bireir, described the step as "positive". He told the press in... Read more
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Campaign Against Darfur Referendum - Sudan's OppositionKhartoum — The Sudanese Congress Party has rejected the government's direction
Campaign Against Darfur Referendum - Sudan's Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Khartoum — The Sudanese Congress Party has rejected the government's direction to hold a referendum on the administrative status of Darfur in April and threatened to hold an anti-referendum campaign with other opposition parties. In a press... Read more
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'Violence Must Stop Now,' Says UN Expert As Fresh Fighting Displaces Thousands in North DarfurWarning that, in the last two weeks, a new escalation of violence has forced te
'Violence Must Stop Now,' Says UN Expert As Fresh Fighting Displaces Thousands in North Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Warning that, in the last two weeks, a new escalation of violence has forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee their homes in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, a United Nations human rights expert today called for an immediate end to hostilities... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bread Shortage Hits as Currency at New LowEl Gedaref / Kassala / Khartoum — Amid the high cooking gas prices, people in E
Bread Shortage Hits as Currency at New Low
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
El Gedaref / Kassala / Khartoum — Amid the high cooking gas prices, people in El Gedaref and Kassala states suffer from a severe bread shortage. They have to line up in long queues in front of bakeries. "Most people do not get bread at all." A... Read more
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North Darfur Displaced Protest Against ReferendumKabkabiya/Khartoum — On Tuesday, displaced people in Kabkabiya, North Darfur, t
North Darfur Displaced Protest Against Referendum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Kabkabiya/Khartoum — On Tuesday, displaced people in Kabkabiya, North Darfur, took to the streets of the camps in protest against the Darfur referendum on the administrative status of the region, scheduled to take place in April. The protesters... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
John Helmer: Strauss-Kahn Finds a New Way of Dropping His PantsYves here. Straus-Kahn demonstrates that even tarnished brand names can still b
John Helmer: Strauss-Kahn Finds a New Way of Dropping His Pants
Naked Capitalism / Posted 5 days ago
Yves here. Straus-Kahn demonstrates that even tarnished brand names can still be monetized. His Sudanese bank looks like an awful lot like the sort of financial institution that Richard Smith stalks. Strauss-Kahn has been losing large amounts of... Read more
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New Kerala
'Violence must stop now,' says UN expert as fresh fighting displaces thousands in North DarfurNew York, Feb 6 : Warning that, in the last two weeks, a new escalation of viol
'Violence must stop now,' says UN expert as fresh fighting displaces thousands in North Darfur
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
New York, Feb 6 : Warning that, in the last two weeks, a new escalation of violence has forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee their homes in the Jebel Marra area of Darfur, a United Nations human rights expert on Friday called for an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Human Rights Commission Opened in DarfurEl Fasher — The Sudan National Human Rights Commission inaugurated a regional o
First Human Rights Commission Opened in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
El Fasher — The Sudan National Human Rights Commission inaugurated a regional office in El Fasher, the capital of North Darfur, in order to bring its services closer to the Darfur people. The UN Development Program (UNDP) supported the... Read more
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'Most of Jebel Marra Liberated' - Central Darfur GovernorZalingei/Paris — About 90 percent of Jebel Marra has been freed from the grip o
'Most of Jebel Marra Liberated' - Central Darfur Governor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Zalingei/Paris — About 90 percent of Jebel Marra has been freed from the grip of the rebels, according to Jaafar Abdelhakam, Governor of Central Darfur. However rebel leader Abdelwahid El Nur strongly denied the words of the governor. The villagers... Read more
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Unamid Vehicles Hijacked in East DarfurEd Daein — Two Unamid patrol vehicles were hijacked in Ed Daein, East Darfur, o
Unamid Vehicles Hijacked in East Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Ed Daein — Two Unamid patrol vehicles were hijacked in Ed Daein, East Darfur, on Sunday night. The Mission and the state authorities reported that none of the passengers, who include the Wali of East Darfur and a high-level Unamid official, were... Read more
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DW
Sudan opens border with South Sudan | News | DW.COM | President Bashir announced his decision on Wednesday, charging the "relevant au
Sudan opens border with South Sudan | News | DW.COM |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
President Bashir announced his decision on Wednesday, charging the "relevant authorities" with taking "all measures required to implement this decision on the ground," Sudanese State agency SUNA reported. The agency provided no details on the... Read more
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Sudanese Refugees Nervous After Deportation From JordanIn 2013, Nour Issa and Ahmed Hakim, both in their 20s, fled Sudan's war-torn Da
Sudanese Refugees Nervous After Deportation From Jordan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
In 2013, Nour Issa and Ahmed Hakim, both in their 20s, fled Sudan's war-torn Darfur region to Khartoum, and then flew to Jordan. But last December, hundreds of Sudanese refugees, including Issa and Hakim, were arrested and taken to Amman's Queen... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Unamid Exit Will Exacerbate Crises in Darfur' - SDFGKhartoum — If Unamid would leave conflict-torn Darfur, the severe protection an
'Unamid Exit Will Exacerbate Crises in Darfur' - SDFG
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Khartoum — If Unamid would leave conflict-torn Darfur, the severe protection and humanitarian crises in the region will increase to a large extent, the Sudan Democracy First Group (SDFG) states in a report dated 27 January. The demands from the... Read more
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Aljazeera
Sudanese refugees nervous after deportation from JordanAmman - In 2013, Nour Issa and Ahmed Hakim, both in their 20s, fled Sudan's war
Sudanese refugees nervous after deportation from Jordan
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
Amman - In 2013, Nour Issa and Ahmed Hakim, both in their 20s, fled Sudan's war-torn Darfur region to Khartoum, and then flew to Jordan. But last December, hundreds of Sudanese refugees, including Issa and Hakim, were arrested and taken to Amman's... Read more
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Sudan President - No Retreat From Cooking Gas Price RiseKhartoum — The government will not abandon its decision to increase the nationa
Sudan President - No Retreat From Cooking Gas Price Rise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Khartoum — The government will not abandon its decision to increase the national price for cooking gas, President Omar Al Bashir announced this week. The decision, adopted by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, is based on the state's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'More Price Hikes Expected'Khartoum/En Nahud/El Gedaref — The sharp increase in the price of cooking gas i
'More Price Hikes Expected'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Khartoum/En Nahud/El Gedaref — The sharp increase in the price of cooking gas in Sudan prices marks a further rise in the prices of other basic commodities, says economist Dr Siddig Kabello. He predicted that the prices of petrol and diesel, and... Read more
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Anger At Sudan's Cooking Gas Price HikeKhartoum/El Obeid/Kassala — The threefold increase in the cooking gas prices an
Anger At Sudan's Cooking Gas Price Hike
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Khartoum/El Obeid/Kassala — The threefold increase in the cooking gas prices announced by the Sudanese government on Monday has sparked widespread condemnation in the country. "This crazy increase is not logical and disproportional with the incomes... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former UN Official Slams Failure to Protect Darfur's RefugeesRFI spoke with the former head of the United Nations in Sudan, Dr. Mukesh Kapil
Former UN Official Slams Failure to Protect Darfur's Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
RFI spoke with the former head of the United Nations in Sudan, Dr. Mukesh Kapila, who has slammed the UN over its failure to protect civilians in Darfur, where 34,000 people have been displaced by violence in the past two weeks. The UN urged Sudan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan's Commitment to Peace HailedSudan's recent 60th Independence Anniversary commemoration was an opportune tim
Sudan's Commitment to Peace Hailed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Sudan's recent 60th Independence Anniversary commemoration was an opportune time for Zambia to recognise the significant progress which the north-east African country has made in restoring micro-economic stability and development. The two countries... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Locals trained to report from war-torn Nuba Mountains in SudanSudan: Locals trained to report from dangerous war-torn region Nuba Mountains r
Locals trained to report from war-torn Nuba Mountains in Sudan
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 13 days ago
Sudan: Locals trained to report from dangerous war-torn region Nuba Mountains region in Sudan, where journalists are banned Photo: The team at Nuba Reports are determined to continue reporting on a war that is largely out of sight. (Supplied: Nuba... Read more
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International Business Times
South Sudan conflict: Five reasons why the civil war is happening Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in South Sudan sinc
South Sudan conflict: Five reasons why the civil war is happening
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in South Sudan since a civil war erupted in the country in 2013. The crisis, which started as political but later strayed into an ethnic struggle, has seen both sides accused of war crimes,... Read more
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Congolese Refugees Flee New South Sudan FightingEzo — Congolese refugee Pierre fled violence several years ago, and hoped that
Congolese Refugees Flee New South Sudan Fighting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Ezo — Congolese refugee Pierre fled violence several years ago, and hoped that he had found a place of safety in this border town in South Sudan - then security deteriorated rapidly and without warning. Clashes erupted between the so-called Arrow... Read more
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'Unicef Sudan Needs $174 Million'Khartoum — Unicef estimated it needs $174 million to reach 3.8 million children
'Unicef Sudan Needs $174 Million'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Khartoum — Unicef estimated it needs $174 million to reach 3.8 million children in Sudan and deliver humanitarian and development assistance in Sudan. Sudan is mentioned among the severely underfunded emergencies globally. In 2016, Unicef plans to... Read more
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Sudan Opens Border With South SudanSudanese president Omar Bashir has ordered the borders with South Sudan to be r
Sudan Opens Border With South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Sudanese president Omar Bashir has ordered the borders with South Sudan to be reopened for the first time since the 2011 secession. The loyalist and separatist forces waged a 22-year war before South Sudan's split. President Bashir announced his... Read more
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'Name of Darfur May Change After Referendum' - ScholarCairo — The Sudanese government intends to use the Darfur referendum to elimina
'Name of Darfur May Change After Referendum' - Scholar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Cairo — The Sudanese government intends to use the Darfur referendum to eliminate the western region as an entity, according to Dr Hamid Eltigani, economist and head of the Department of Public Policy and Administration at the American University in... Read more
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'Govt. Represses Darfuris in Jebel Marra' - Sudan OppositionKhartoum — Sudan's opposition parties criticise the Sudanese government for dis
'Govt. Represses Darfuris in Jebel Marra' - Sudan Opposition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Khartoum — Sudan's opposition parties criticise the Sudanese government for disregarding the unilateral ceasefire it recently announced, by leading the major offensive in Darfur's Jebel Marra in the past week. The Sudanese Observatory for Human... Read more
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Sudan Govt., Darfur Rebels in Talks in EthiopiaDberzi — On Saturday, representatives of the Sudanese government and two holdou
Sudan Govt., Darfur Rebels in Talks in Ethiopia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Dberzi — On Saturday, representatives of the Sudanese government and two holdout Darfur rebel movements met for informal peace talks in Ethiopia's Dberzi. The meetings between Khartoum, the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), and the Sudan... Read more
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Children Killed in Bombardment On Jebel Marra, DarfurGolo / Tawila — Three children were killed and five others were wounded followi
Children Killed in Bombardment On Jebel Marra, Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Golo / Tawila — Three children were killed and five others were wounded following aerial bombardments on rural villages in Darfur's western Jebel Marra on Monday morning. The area of Golo, in the upper part of Central Darfur State, has been under... Read more
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'Little Progress' As Sudan and Darfur Rebel Talks EndDberzi — The first round of informal negotiations between the Sudanese governme
'Little Progress' As Sudan and Darfur Rebel Talks End
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Dberzi — The first round of informal negotiations between the Sudanese government and two holdout Darfur rebel movements in Dberzi in Ethiopia concluded today with "little progress". After two days of direct informal talks under the auspices of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Khartoum Security Shut Down Anti-Dam Meeting in ClubKhartoum — Security agents sealed off a community club house in Khartoum to pre
Khartoum Security Shut Down Anti-Dam Meeting in Club
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Khartoum — Security agents sealed off a community club house in Khartoum to prevent a mass gathering in opposition of the Kajbar dam project in the area on Thursday. The Committee against the Kajbar and Dal dams said that the security force closed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Peace Talks in Berlin Broken OffBerlin — The second informal meeting between delegations of the Sudanese govern
Peace Talks in Berlin Broken Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Berlin — The second informal meeting between delegations of the Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) broke off on Saturday with no sign of progress toward an agreement ending the four years of conflict in... Read more
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'Darfur Referendum Grotesque' - ActivistKhartoum — The referendum on the administrative status of Darfur scheduled to t
'Darfur Referendum Grotesque' - Activist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Khartoum — The referendum on the administrative status of Darfur scheduled to take place on 11-13 April will lead to further fragmentation of the region, according to a Darfuri civil society activist. Ibtisam Shumein, member of several Darfuri... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Sudan Travel WarningThe U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the continued risks of trav
Sudan Travel Warning
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 20 days ago
The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the continued risks of travel to Sudan. U.S. citizens should avoid all travel to the Darfur region, Blue Nile, and Southern Kordofan states, and consider carefully the risks of travel in other areas... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unity Govt Fails to Take OffThe unity government in South Sudan is not operational and further conflicts ar
Unity Govt Fails to Take Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
The unity government in South Sudan is not operational and further conflicts are looming. The falling price of oil is further contributing to a grave economic and humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country. South Sudan's peace deal is again in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
UN: South Sudan troops held women as sex slaves The report said hundreds of people were raped in South Sudan by soldiers from
UN: South Sudan troops held women as sex slaves
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
The report said hundreds of people were raped in South Sudan by soldiers from either side South Sudanese government troops held women as sex slaves while attacking scores of civilians just outside UN... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
South Sudan troops held women as sex slaves: UNA U.N. report says South Sudanese government troops held women as sex slaves wh
South Sudan troops held women as sex slaves: UN
The Globe and Mail / Posted 21 days ago
A U.N. report says South Sudanese government troops held women as sex slaves while attacking scores of civilians just outside U.N. bases. The report said hundreds of people – including pregnant women and minors – were raped in Unity state by... Read more
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Sudanese Opposition Condemn 'Silence On Attacks'Khartoum — Sudan's opposition forces strongly condemn the fighting and aerial b
Sudanese Opposition Condemn 'Silence On Attacks'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Khartoum — Sudan's opposition forces strongly condemn the fighting and aerial bombardments that began on Friday in Darfur's Jebel Marra. Dozens of villagers have been killed, hundreds wounded, and thousands have fled to the mountain top for safety... Read more
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Sudan Stations Militia Troops At Northern DesertKhartoum — Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has statio
Sudan Stations Militia Troops At Northern Desert
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Khartoum — Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has stationed troops of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) in the northern desert to combat cross-border crimes, and prevent infiltration by Islamic State (IS) fighters. The tasks of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Conflict Looms As Mass Government Troops AssembleConflict looms in the two conflict areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile states
Conflict Looms As Mass Government Troops Assemble
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Conflict looms in the two conflict areas of South Kordofan and Blue Nile states as the Sudanese government amasses troops along the borders of rebel-controlled areas. Local sources suspect the conflict will commence within two weeks once government... Read more
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