Sudan Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. The Gambella incident as a Spillover of the Instability in S.SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Walta Information Centre

    By Mesle A. In the aftermath of the massacre in Gambella by South Sudanese armed raiders and the signs of instability exhibited in the past week, it is necessary to study the context of the situation in order to understand how the instability in South Sudan is affecting Ethiopia. Cross-border political and military mobilization has been a hallmark of regional politics that binds Gambella closely to South Sudan.

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  2. Commentary: A new chapter in South Sudan peace processRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Xinhuanet

    The return of a smiling Riek Machar and his immediate swearing in as the first vice president of South Sudan marked the opening of a new chapter in the peace process of the world's youngest nation. The important development, which came after a war between Machar's rebel force and the government since late 2013, signifies the beginning of national reconciliation and entails a meaningful transition toward eventual peace and stability.

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  3. Africa Watch: South Sudan suffers huge reputation loss after civil unrestRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Xinhuanet

    Investment analysts have weighed in on the huge reputation loss suffered by the newly-independent state of South Sudan, a day after the return of former rebel leader Riek Machar back to the capital, Juba, after a restive two-year stint. The conflict dimmed the young nation's reputation among-st existing and prospective investors, making it difficult to tap South Sudan's enormous natural resources.

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  4. Pictures of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | New Vision

    Two wrestlers from Terekeka and Jonglei compete at the final match of the South Sudan National Wrestling Competition at Juba Stadium. Two wrestlers from Terekeka and Jonglei compete at the final match of the South Sudan National Wrestling Competition at Juba Stadium.

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  5. 'We want peace - and ice cream'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | BBC News

    Stop the war, stop tribalism - and we need more chocolate and ice cream. That's what the girls of the Juba One primary school want for this new era in South Sudan.

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  6. South Sudan's long road to peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | New Vision

    The UN says South Sudan ranks "lower in terms of human development than just about every other place on earth". Former rebel leader and new vice-president Riek Machar and President Salva Kiir listen to the national anthem following a ceremony during which Machar was sworn in, after Machar landed at Juba international airport on Tuesday.

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  7. Aid agencies say return of Machar to improve humanitarian situationRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Xinhuanet

    Two international humanitarian agencies on Wednesday welcomed the return of South Sudan's Riek Machar, who has been sworn in as vice-president, saying it will help improve humanitarian situation in the country. In separate statements, Oxfam International and Norwegian Refugee Council said the arrival of former rebel chief in Juba on Tuesday raises hopes of permanent ceasefire in the youngest nation.

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  8. Distrust Remains as South Sudan Forms Unity GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Voice of America

    A resident reads a daily newspaper on April 27, 2016 reporting on the arrival and swearing-in of rebel leader Riek Machar in Juba, South Sudan, a day after his return. South South's rebel leader Riek Machar finally returned to Juba Tuesday, to take his place as the country's vice-president, but analysts warn that distrust and rivalry between the government and rebels could undermine the next phase of the transition.

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  9. Zain claims Sudan's first LTE launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Zain Sudan, the local mobile unit of Kuwait-based Zain Group, has become the first operator to announce the commercial launch of 4G services in the country. Under the first phase of its rollout, 4G network coverage will be extended across the capital Khartoum, Medani, Port Sudan and El Obeid, in cooperation with Swedish equipment vendor Ericsson, in order to reach around 20% of the population.

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  10. S. Sudan president calls for cooperation with Machar - Wednesday, 27 April 2016 07:07Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | Walta Information Centre

    ... unity government is formed inclusive of opposition parties. Machar is the head of the armed opposition party of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM-IO) and will have 10 ministers in the national cabinet and about 70 members of parliament in ...

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  11. Sudan: Machar Returns, Sworn in As Vice PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | AllAfrica.com

    South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to Juba, an important step in ending South Sudan's civil war. After landing at the Juba International Airport on Tuesday, Machar was inaugurated as first Vice President of South Sudan by President Salva Kiir.

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  12. Oil Plunge Casts Doubt on South Sudan's Plan to End Two-Year WarRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | The Washington Post

    ... by at least a third to 160,000 barrels per day since the war began. The slump in global oil prices and the fees South Sudan pays neighboring Sudan for its transfer by pipeline mean Juba may be earning just $5 per barrel, according to Luke Patey, a ...

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  13. Nigeria: Ban Ki Moon Appoints Nigerian to Lead UN Investigation in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | AllAfrica.com

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday announced the appointment of Abiodun Bashua of Nigeria to lead the special investigation into the attack against the UN Mission in South Sudan which is protecting civilians at Malakal. According to the statement, the special investigation will undertake detailed examination of the circumstances which led to the incident from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, in which at least 25 civilians died and an additional 144 injured.

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  14. South Sudan peace hopes raised as rebel leader returns to join governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Post-gazette.com

    ... tens of thousands of lives - some say at least 50,000 - displaced more than 2 million people, driven parts of South Sudan to the edge of famine and spilled over into neighboring countries. But it is seen as unclear whether Mr. Machar's new role will ...

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  15. South Sudan: Ban welcomes swearing in of Riek Machar as First Vice-PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Apr 27 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the return of Riek Machar to Juba and his swearing in as the First Vice-President of South Sudan, calling it a "new phase" in the implementation of the peace agreement. In a statement attributable to his spokesperson, Ban also called for the immediate formation of the transitional government of national unity.

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  16. Riek Machar's arrival in Juba should 'open a new...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 | Newkerala.com

    New York, Apr 27 : The arrival in Juba of First Vice-President-designate Riek Machar should open a new chapter for South Sudan and allow "the real transition to begin," the United Nations peacekeeping chief said on Tuesday, stressing that the security situation in the country, however, remains precarious amid a worsening humanitarian and human rights situation. Briefing the Security Council, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Herv Ladsous noted that, in a positive development, Machar had landed in Juba less than two hours earlier, and was expected to be sworn into office later in the day.

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  17. CIVIC to Testify on South Sudan Before House Africa & Global Human Rights SubcommitteeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 26 | PressReleasePoint

    Matt Wells, program officer for Center for Civilians in Con-flict and lead researcher on South Sudan, will testify before the House Africa and Global Human Rights Subcommittee on April 27, 2016, at 2 p.m. to discuss the devastating impact the conflict has had on civilians in South Sudan and what roles the U.N. and the U.S. government can play in addressing the violence. The hearing comes a day after opposition leader Riek Machar returned to Juba to join a unity government as South Sudan's vice president-a move many hope will boost the peace process there.

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  18. Nigeria to head UN probe team in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on Tuesday announced the appointment of Abiodun Oluremi Bashua of Nigeria to lead the special investigation into the attack against the UN Mission in South Sudan , which is protecting civilians in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal. According to a UN statement, the special investigation will undertake detailed examination of the circumstances which led to the incident from 17-18 February in which at least 25 civilians died and an additional were 144 injured in the attack.

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  19. Ki moon welcomes Machar's return, swearing-in as VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday welcomed the return to the South Sudan capital, Juba of of the rebel leader, Riek Machar and his swearing in as the country's first vice-president, describing it a "new phase" in the implementation of the August 2015 peace agreement. The UN chief, his spokesperson said in a statement Sudan Tribune obtained, called for immediate formation of the transitional national unity government.

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  20. U.S. commends Machar's return and oath taking as S. Sudan's First Vice PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 31 | Sudan Tribune

    United States government has commended the final return to the capital, Juba, of the top armed opposition leader, Riek Machar, and his subsequent oath taking as South Sudan's First Vice President, calling on the parties to form the long-awaited unity government soon.

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