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  1. WBeG MPs sign vote of no confidence against speakerRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Twenty-nine members of Western Bahr el Ghazal state's legislative assembly signed a vote of no confidence on Tuesday against the incumbent speaker, Andrea Mayar Acho. Cirillo told Sudan Tribune he made the motion in response to the speaker's repeated absences, which had made it difficult to pass bills.

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  2. Ban Ki-moon appoints new commander for UN force in AbyeiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, Wednesday appointed an Ethiopian general as the Head of Mission of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei . UN peacekeepers from Ethiopia patrol the outskirts of the disputed Abyei town that straddles the border between Sudan and South Sudan on 16 September 2013 The new UNISFA chief, Haile Tilahun Gebremariam, succeeds Lt.

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  3. Bashir and Deby discuss security situation in Libya and CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... of common concern, including the situation in neighbouring countries such as Libya, Central African Republic and South Sudan. Deby, from his part, added the issue of Boko Haram. Speaking about the Chadian-Sudanese border force established in January ...

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  4. S. Sudan president rushed to hospital after "stress induced'' illnessRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Authority on Development's (IGAD) leaders summit due to kick off on Thursday to discuss the ongoing conflict in South Sudan. Kiir's sudden illness interrupted a meeting between the president and rebel leader Riek Machar, which was being hosted by ...

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  5. Civil society calls for Unity state caretaker governor's removalRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... delivery and lack of employment opportunities in government-controlled areas. Meanwhile, several sources who spoke to Sudan Tribune on condition of anonymity accused the Bul Nuer, who are allied to the government, of using the current crisis to gain ...

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  6. Senior S. Sudan army officer arrested after troops abandon positions during rebel clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese army has arrested one of its senior officers after troops in Unity state last week abandoned their positions amid sustained attacks from the rebel fighters. A soldier from the South Sudanese army stands in front of a vehicle in South Sudan's Unity State on 12 January 2014 The chief of general staff, Gen.

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  7. Rights groups call on AU to publish crimes report on South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    International and national human rights and civil society organizations have called on the African Union to make public its findings in the investigation of crimes committed by warring parties in South Sudan. People gather at a makeshift camp for displaced people at a UN compound in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on 22 December 2013 amid fears for further violence AU's Peace and Security Council is expected to meet in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to consider the final report of the Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, its first-ever commission to document the conflict's abuses and offer recommendations on justice and reconciliation.

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  8. African Union calls on the UNSC to cancel referral of Sudan's case to ICCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The African Union's executive council has approved a draft resolution demanding that the United Nations Security Council to cancel its resolution referring Sudan case to the International Criminal Court . A general view of a meeting of the African Union Peace and Security Council In its 26th ordinary session held in Addis Ababa, the executive council urged the UNSC to support the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights , dismissing threats of some European partners to stop support for the ACJH and calling for an immediate action to establish it.

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  9. Sudan's NUP rebuts NISS demand for dissolving the partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... of Political Parties last December on NUP chairman al-Sadiq al-Mahdi being a signatory to the 'Paris Declaration' and 'Sudan Call' accords with rebel groups stressing that it calls for dismantling the "one-party state" and mobilizing all forces "to ...

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  10. CPJ condemns "devastating" attack on S. Sudan journalistsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The secretary-general of the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North , Yasser Arman, said its forces had inflicted an historic defeat on the Sudanese army in South Kordofan state. Secretary-general By Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 27, 2015 - South Sudanese rebel leader and former vice-president Riek Machar has held a meeting with Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, a rebel official said on Tuesday.

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  11. UNICEF emergency supplies flown in as crisis worsens in DarfurRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | PressReleasePoint

    ... daily. "The deepening humanitarian crisis in Darfur is worrying," said Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Representative in Sudan. "Children have no responsibility in any of the conflict, but are at risk of having both their present and future jeopardized." ...

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  12. Claims of New Rebel Group in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Voice of America

    A former director of research at South Sudan's ministry of defense said Wednesday there is a new rebel group in the conflict-weary country. Major Lasuba Lodoru Wongo told South Sudan in Focus from an undisclosed location that the new group is made up of more than 200 soldiers who left the army because they were disappointed with how President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar are handling peace talks for South Sudan.

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  13. South Sudan President: Wording in Arusha Agreement was ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Big News Network.com

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said that parts of an agreement reached last week in Arusha, Tanzania to reunify the Sudan People's Liberation Movement , were changed before it was signed. The changes determine whether party officials who were fired when the country erupted in violence would be reinstated in their positions in the party or government.

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  14. If you could save a child from a life of war and violence would you?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Catholic.org

    The United Nations has taken another step in its role as a demobilizer and protector of conscripted child soldiers, securing a promise from South Sudan to release about 3,000 former child soldiers, an act which the U.N. labeled "one of the largest ever demobilizations of children." Child soldiers are heavily used in Africa, especially among rebel groups, in which these children are conscripted to fight by force.

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  15. Five journalists killed in roadside attack in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | World Press Freedom Review

    President of South Sudan Salva Kiir waves to cheering supporters upon arrival in Juba, South Sudan, on Jan. 22, 2015. Reports stated Kiir returned to Juba after signing a deal with his rival, former deputy Riek Machar in Tanzania, aimed at ending the fighting in the war-torn country.

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  16. Gail Morgado: Stepping in and out of the world's conflict zones to provide assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Washington Post

    Gail Morgado is a self-described "entrepreneur in bureaucracy," who looks at troubled regions around the world to find opportunities for the State Department to assist with expertise and resources. Morgado, a lead foreign affairs officer, gained experience from stints in conflict zones in Honduras, Kenya, South Sudan and elsewhere.

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  17. Tears, chants as rebel child soldiers are freed in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. GUMURUK, South Sudan, Jan 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles ...

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  18. Mukono police commander knocked deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | New Vision

    ... st between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house...

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  19. UN secures pledge to free 3,000 South Sudan child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AlertNet

    School children receive life skills and psychosocial support in emergencies at a child-friendly learning space inside Mahad's internally displaced persons camp in Juba, South Sudan, October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jok Solomon NAIROBI, Jan 27 - The United Nations has secured a pledge for the release of about 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan, in what it called "one of the largest ever demobilisations of children".

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  20. South Sudan: Will the AU Help Bring Justice to South Sudan?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AllAfrica.com

    If the African Union decides to keep its report documenting wartime abuses in South Sudan under wraps, it could hinder bringing those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity to account. On Thursday, the AU Peace and Security Council is expected to consider the final report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, its first-ever commission to document the conflict's abuses and offer recommendations on justice and reconciliation.

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