Malakal, Sudan Newswire

Malakal, Sudan Newswire

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  1. Rights body urges S. Sudanese rivals to cease military hostilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A South Sudanese human rights entity has urged the country's two main rival factions to respect the recently-signed peace deal and immediately cease the continued military hostilities. SPLA soldiers sit at the back of a pick-up truck in Malakal, Upper Nile state January 12, 2014.

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  2. SPLM-IO claims destroying convoy of government barges: spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The newly appointed spokesperson for the military wing of the armed opposition faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, claimed their forces have destroyed one military barge and five gunboats which have been attacking their bases along the River Nile in Unity and Jonglei states as the government troops were moving towards Malakal, capital of the oil-rich Upper Nile state.

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  3. Government and opposition continue to trade accusations over ceasefire violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The newly appointed caretaker governor of the oil-rich Upper Nile state, Chol Thon, has announced readiness of his administration to support president Salva Kiir in the implementation of the peace agreement he signed with former vice president, Riek Machar, the leader of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement .

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  4. .com | South Sudan rebels say peace at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar accused government forces on Monday of repeatedly breaking a ceasefire and putting at risk a peace deal just days after it was reached. President Salva Kiir signed the peace pact on Wednesday, but even as he did so he accused rebels of attacking his forces.

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  5. South Sudan: Army, Rebels Trade Charges Over South Sudan CeasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    The South Sudanese government and the rebels are accusing each other of breaking a ceasefire less than a week after the signing of a peace agreement. Rebel leader Dr Riek Machar is accusing the government troops of provoking his soldiers in order to break the newly agreed ceasefire, which both parties declared, that began on Saturday midnight.

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  6. Uganda's Museveni has shifted attitude towards peace in South Sudan: MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Leader of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , Riek Machar, on Monday commended Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni, saying he has noticed positive approach to ensuring peace in South Sudan. Riek Machar prepares to address a news conference during the peace signing meeting in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, August 17, 2015.

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  7. South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Newsday

    Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe Contreras, spokesman for the U.N. mission in South Sudan.

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  8. South Sudanese rivals trade accusations over ceasefire violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Rival forces in South Sudan conflict have issued statements counter-accusing each other of violations of the permanent ceasefire hours after it came into effect on Saturday midnight as declared by president Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader, Riek Machar. Soldiers from the South Sudan army patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 21 January 2014 The spokesperson of the government forces, Colonel Phillip Aguer, issued a series of statements on Saturday evening and again on Sunday, accusing forces loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, to have carried out attack on positions held by forces allied to president Kiir in Malakal town.

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  9. SPLM-IO refutes claims that peace agreement removes leader's bodyguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement said their leader, Riek Machar, who is a designated first vice president in accordance with peace deal with president Salva Kiir, will have bodyguards in the capital, Juba, contrary to what some media outlets said to the contrary. Riek Machar gestures as he speaks to rebel General Peter Gatdet Yaka in a rebel controlled territory in Jonglei on February 1, 2014.

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  10. South Sudan ceasefire takes effect after 11th hour clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | New Vision

    A ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan came into effect Saturday evening hours after fresh clashes between government forces and rebels, which sparked concern for a hard-won peace deal. The truce brokered by the regional eight-nation IGAD bloc, along with the United Nations, African Union, China, Britain, Norway and the United States, came into effect at 2100 GMT .

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  11. Fresh fighting erupts in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Peninsula

    Juba: South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting yesterday in the north-east despite a peace agreement to end a brutal 20-month civil war. The renewed clashes came after the pact, brokered by the regional eight-nation IGAD bloc along with the United Nations, the African Union, China, Britain, Norway and the United States, provided for a permanent ceasefire supposed to enter into force yesterday.

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  12. S. Sudan's government accuses rebels of violating cease-fireRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Nerve News

    The South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a cease-fire declared by rebel leader Riek Machar late Friday and attacking the capital city of the oil-producing Upper Nile State. The rebels on Friday attacked our positions in Malakal, but we have repulsed them.

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  13. South Sudan rivals trade accusations over new fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Star Online

    South Sudan's rebels accused government troops on Saturday of launching attacks on their forces in the north of the country after a ceasefire that is part of a peace deal came into effect, a charge the government denied. It was the latest exchange of accusations since President Salva Kiir signed the pact on Wednesday that aims to end 20 months of conflict in the world's newest nation.

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  14. SPLM-IO condemns continued attacks by government forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese armed opposition faction of SPLM-IO has condemned government forces for allegedly continuing with military offensive against their bases in violation of the peace agreement signed by the opposition leader, Riek Machar and president Salva Kiir on 17 and 26 August, respectively. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army on guard in Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan's Unity state on 12 January 2014 "SPLM/SPLA condemns in the strongest possible terms the continued military offensive by forces of the regime in Juba against bases of SPLM/SPLA in Unity and Upper Nile states.

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  15. UN official says South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approachesRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Stars and Stripes

    South Sudan's warring factions say violent clashes are continuing before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday. Joe Contreras, spokesman for the U.N. mission in South Sudan, confirmed there was an exchange of fire Friday night.

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  16. South Sudan's gov't accuses rebels of violating cease-fireRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 29 | Xinhuanet

    South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a cease-fire declared by rebel leader Riek Machar late Friday and attacking the capital city of the oil-producing Upper Nile State. "The rebels on Friday attacked our positions in Malakal, but we have repulsed them.

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  17. South Sudan rebel chief orders ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Yahoo!

    South Sudan's rebel chief Riek Machar ordered his troops to lay down their arms in line with a ceasefire to end a 20-month civil war, his spokesman said Saturday. His rival, South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, had on Thursday ordered all government troops to stop fighting rebel forces as part of the agreement to end the conflict, which has left tens of thousands dead.

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  18. UN humanitarian agencies reach thousands of South Sudanese cut off for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Newkerala.com

    Emergency relief teams from the United Nations have managed to reach more than 27,000 people in a town in South Sudan cut off by insecurity since March where "there were only some fish and a few tomatoes for sale in the market, and almost nobody had the means to buy them." With little or no services available, children are going without nourishing food and healthcare in these villages, said Jonathan Veitch, Representative for the UN Childrens Fund in South Sudan.

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  19. Machar calls on Kiir to drop his "reservations" in favour of peace in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Leader of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , Riek Machar, on Thursday welcomed a final peace agreement signed by President Salva Kiir, aimed to end the 20-month long conflict in South Sudan. Riek Machar answers questions during a press conference in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on July 9, 2014 "We welcome the signing of the peace agreement by President Salva Kiir although it was nine days late from the scheduled signing ceremony," Machar told Sudan Tribune on Thursday in an exclusive interview in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.

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  20. Charities welcome S Sudan deal signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Iol.co.za

    Four global charities have welcomed the signing of a peace deal by the president of South Sudan but said it needs to be enforced and regulated if civilians' lives are to improve. CARE, Oxfam, World Vision and the International Rescue Committee said in a joint statement that the deal signed on Wednesday to end a 20-month conflict between government and rebel forces was only the first step towards ending the civil war.

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