Malakal, Sudan Newswire

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  1. Juba hopes outstanding issues with Khartoum be resolved "as a package"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan has called for resolving all outstanding issues of the cooperation agreements signed with Sudan during the meeting of the Joint Political and Security Committee scheduled to be held this month. A South Sudanese girl looks on near a shelter in al-Ghanaa village in the Jableen locality in Sudan's White Nile State, as refugees arrive from the South Sudanese war zones of Malakal and al-Rank via the Joda border, January 17, 2014 In September 2012, both Sudan and South Sudan signed a series of cooperation agreements, which covered oil, citizenship rights, security issues, banking, border trade among others.

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  2. Family bid for changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Warrnambool Standard

    Thomas Lual and his wife Regina Bol Obony fled Sudan more than a decade ago and have been doing all they can to send aid back to their homeland. Aid hope: Thomas Lual and Regina Bol Obony, originally from South Sudan, are helping organise a fund-raiser for their war-torn homeland.

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  3. President Bashir announces resumption of river transport with South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's President Omer Hassan al-Bashir Thursday announced the resumption of river transport with the landlocked South Sudan ending a four-year halt decided by Khartoum over security concerns and accusations of support to rebel groups . Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir listen to the National anthem during opening session of Sudan National Dialogue conference October 10, 2015 In a speech delivered in the capital of White Nile state, Rabak, al-Bashir announced the resumption of transport by river between Kosti and Juba.

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  4. UN team starts inspection ahead of additional Police peacekeepers in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Uburenganzira

    The United Nations has started a five-day inspection of Rwandan police contingent of additional 70 officers to join United Nations Mission in South Sudan . A UN official, Annette R Johansen, a Norwegian Individual Police Officer from the Formed Police Unite coordination office in UNMISS, on January 2 started the inspection ahead of the deployment.

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  5. South Sudan rival forces withdraw troops from "hot spot areas"Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese rival forces representing President Salva Kiir's government and the main armed opposition faction of SPLM-IO, led by former Vice President, Riek Machar, have withdrawn fighters from areas in which they occasionally clashed. SPLA soldiers in Malakal, capital of the battleground oil-state of Upper Nile on 15 May 2014 The move is seen to be a positive assurance of commitments to respecting terms of the ceasefire they declared in August 2015 after both leaders signed a peace deal anticipated to end more than 21 months of violent conflict in the country.

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  6. Exclusive - South Sudan needs arms embargo; leaders killing civilians - UN expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The United Nations Security Council should place an arms embargo on South Sudan, say experts, who signalled that the oil-rich country's President Salva Kiir and a rebel leader who was once his deputy qualify to be blacklisted over a brutal two-year civil war. Jikany Nuer White Army fighters holds their weapons in Upper Nile State, South Sudan February 10, 2014.

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  7. South Sudan's ethnic Shilluk overthrew their king over 28 statesRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Shilluk ethnic group in South Sudan has overthrown their long serving king, Kwongo Dak Padiet, accusing him of supporting the creation of 28 states and over staying in the national capital, Juba, in negligent to the concerns of the Shilluk kingdom at home in the oil rich Upper Nile state. In a statement issued by elders of the Shilluk after capturing the kings headquarters in Fashoda and installing a new king, they also declared that the whole community in the Shilluk kingdom is against creation of the 28 states which has grabbed their lands and given them to the neighboring Dinka community of Apadang, a section of the larger Dinka community from which South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir, hails.

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  8. Grenade explosion kills six, injures 12 others in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A hand grenade explosion in South Sudan's oil-producing Upper Nile state killed six people and wounded 12, the United Nations said on Monday. A UN spokesperson said a hand grenade accidentally detonated in a pickup truck carrying South Sudan army soldiers and civilians in the vicinity of the protection of civilians' site for its mission in South Sudan.

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  9. SPLM-IO Women League condemns president Kiir's 28 states decreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The leadership of the Women League of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement , led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has condemned the recent unilateral creation of 28 states and appointment of their governors by president Salva Kiir in violation of the peace agreement signed in August. Women carry the body of a civilian killed in the centre of Upper Nile state capital Malakal on 21 January 2014 "The SPLM/SPLA-IO Women League office condemns that decree made by President Kiir in continuation of implementation of his establishment order of creating 28 states and appointment of the governors in South Sudan.

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  10. South Sudan: Senior Officers Deployed Child Soldiers - NGORead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Fifteen commanders in the South Sudanese army and the rebel movement have been named by a human-rights watchdog for using child soldiers in the country's civil war. International civil society and humanitarian organisations are now lobbying the United Nations to push for the trials of the named commanders at the hybrid court for South Sudan to be established by the African Union Commission as part of the implementation of the peace agreement.

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  11. Q&A: UN mission chief on challenges of S Sudan peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Al Jazeera

    South Sudan recently marked the second anniversary since a brutal conflict began that has killed thousands of people and forced two million others from their homes. Under immense international pressure, President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace deal in August.

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  12. Upper Nile government asks displaced persons to come out of UN campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in oil producing Upper Nile state in South Sudan have called on the internally displaced persons seeking protection in the United Nations provided camps to return to their homes in Malakal town, state capital, claiming that security has already improved. However, the opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement said the time was not yet right.

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  13. Investigate financially exposed S. Sudanese individuals: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Assets of politically and financially exposed South Sudanese at the highest level should be the investigated to minimize any likely impact they could have on the implementation of the August peace accord, a new report said. US peace activist John Prendergast speaking to senior South Sudan army officers during his visit to Bor February 9, 2014 Entitled "Deadly enterprise: Dismantling South Sudan's War Economy and Countering Potential Spoilers, it says networks of political and business elites have profited from the war and must be effectively targeted and dismantled to save South Sudan's imperiled peace deal.

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  14. South Sudan: Terrifying Lives of Child SoldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | Humans Rights Watch

    South Sudanese leaders should help end widespread use of child soldiers by suspending and investigating commanders who have recruited children, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Thousands of children have fought in the South Sudan conflict, including under commanders from both government and opposition forces.

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  15. South Sudan opposition faction criticizes government's order to shoot down planesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement under the leadership of former vice-president, Riek Machar, has criticized the decision taken by the government to shoot down planes which allegedly violate its air space, saying the order was notoriously targeting planes used by humanitarian organizations which have been supplying basic relief items to the war affected areas across the country. SPLA soldiers sit at the back of a pick-up truck in Malakal, Upper Nile state January 12, 2014.

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  16. New IOM clinic provides critical care for displaced in Upper NileRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The International Organisation for Migration has officially opened a new primary health care clinic at the United Nations protection of civilians site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state capital, Malakal where nearly 48,000 South Sudanese are reportedly seeking shelter and protection. A woman carries water through a UN camp for internally displaced people in South Sudan's Upper Nile state The clinic, IOM said in a statement, provides a safe space for its health staff to conduct general health care services for approximately 7,200 internally displaced persons sheltering in Sector 2 of the PoC site.

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  17. South Sudan army accused of new attacks in W. Bahr el Ghazal stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese armed opposition group, the SPLA-IO, under the leadership of former Vice-President, Riek Machar, said their cantonment areas came under attacks by forces loyal to President Salva Kiir in Western Bahr el-Ghazal state despite the ceasefire deal signed in August by the two warring parties to end the 21 months of violent conflict in the country. SPLA soldiers in Malakal, capital of the battleground oil-state of Upper Nile on 15 May 2014 "Forces loyal to the regime in Juba have continued to target our cantonment areas in clear violation of the ceasefire and security arrangements," said James Gatdet Dak.

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  18. Upper Nile rebel faction accuses gov't of provocative attacksRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A newly formed rebel group in Upper Nile state, known as the Tiger Faction New Forces , said government forces on Saturday attacked their base, north of the capital, Malakal, using two helicopter gunships, further claiming that one of the gunships was shot down in self-defence. In a statement released on Saturday, TFNF, said the aggression was an indication that president Salva Kiir's government was not interested to find solutions to the people's grievances and instead bent on continuing with the war in the country.

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  19. South Sudan partially pulls out army from JubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese government announced pulling out and redeploying more than 250 soldiers outside capital, Juba, apparently in compliance with the implementation of the security arrangements which demanded demilitarization of the national capital and other towns. SPLA) soldiers sit before the start of celebrations on the 31st anniversary of the SPLA in Juba May 16, 2014.

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  20. South Sudan: 'Deplorable' Conditions of Displaced UN Camp Threaten Lives - AgencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    Some 48,000 displaced South Sudanese sheltering in a United Nations base are falling ill in large numbers because of overcrowded and substandard living conditions, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Thursday. The MSF hospital in the U.N. base in Malakal, capital of northern Upper Nile State, has been filled beyond capacity in recent weeks with children suffering life-threatening diseases like pneumonia and malaria, it said.

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