Sudan Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. South Sudan rebels accuse army of attack as peace talks restartRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Reuters

    ... and his former vice president, Riek Machar, a Nuer. Tens of thousands of people have died and about one-third of South Sudan's 12 million population have fled their homes. It has mutated from a two-way fight into a fragmented conflict, making peace ...

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  2. Celebrate the Festive Season With Swiss-Belhotel InternationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Al Bawaba

    The festive season is here and Swiss-Belhotel International has a whole lot of exciting stay and dining offers to make it special for you. Discover the joy of being together with your family and friends as you experience an array of enticing offers across the group's network of hotels in the most amazing destinations worldwide.

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  3. Cameroon:Evident Necessity to Reroute Escaping ShippersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    ... from landlocked Chad and CAR ditched the Douala seaport in favour of competing ports like Point Noire in Congo, Port Sudan, in Sudan and Port Cotonou in Benin. They escaped hurdles along the Cameroonian corridors which they considered too many. ...

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  4. Sudan:'Trade Monopoly' Pushes-up Grain Prices in Eastern SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    The prices for sorghum and sesame have risen sharply in Sudan's El Gedaref - a hike attributed to a limited number of traders controlling the market. Farmers told radio Dabanga from El Gedaref that the prices per ardab of both sorghum and sesame seed have risen to SDG 1,000 .

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  5. 18 dead in clashes between South Sudan army, rebelsRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... in the past one month or so. "It is about a month now that government forces have been constantly attacking SPLA-IO [Sudan armed opposition] positions in Mundri East and West displacing civilians to the bushes. For all this period civilians have ...

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  6. Sudan:Sorghum, Sudan's Staple Food of All TimesRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2017 | AllAfrica.com

    Sorghum has always been closely associated with the culture of the Sudan. Sorghum, as a basic element in the nutrition of Sudanese, has a lofty record in the daily life, traditions and beliefs of the people of this country.

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  7. South Sudan Inches Closer to Hybrid Court on Conflict's Four-year AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2017 | Voice of America

    Rebel fighters hold up their rifles as they walk in front of a bushfire in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State, South Sudan February 13, 2014. A court to try alleged war criminals in South Sudan's conflict was one step closer to reality Friday, the fourth anniversary of the day hostilities began.

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  8. UN human rights experts end their visit to Wau stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    A team of experts from the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, who are on a six-day visit to South Sudan to discuss the current human rights situation in the war-torn nation, have just concluded their tour of Wau state. During the visit, the UN earlier said, the experts will meet South Sudan government officials, including key ministers and the First Vice President, members of civil society, religious leaders, diplomats, and UN agencies and staff of the UN Mission in South Sudan, including the Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

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  9. South Sudan cabinet minister leads government revitalization teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's coalition government has dispatched a team led by the cabinet affairs minister to the revitalization forum, sparking debate about its commitment to participating in a good faith in the IGAD brokered peace process. Minister Martin Elia Lomuro, according to the government spokesman and the minister of information, Michael Makuei Lueth, was nominated by the cabinet of the transitional government of national at its regular meeting chaired by President Salva Kiir last Friday.

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  10. No peace among nations, unless there is peace among the religionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Chechnya in Russia, Mindanao, Southern Thailand, Aceh in Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Kashmir, Northern Ireland, Sudan, Nigeria, Iraq, and Afghanistan. We wrote about these problem areas extensively in 2007 in our presentation at the ASEAN Leaders ...

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  11. More than1700 illicit weapons captured in South Darfur: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The security forces have captured more than 1700 weapons at Al-Nadif area in Tulus County, some 86 kilometre south of Nyala, South Darfur state capital. Last August, the Sudanese authorities launched a six-month disarmament campaign to eliminate illegal weapons in the conflict-affected areas in Sudan, particularly in Darfur region.

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  12. S. Sudan's ruling party factions in government commit to ceasefire accordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Three factions of South Sudan's ruling party in the coalition government have signed a new deal recommitting themselves to ceasefire, saying reunification of the party is key to the resolution of the current crisis. A group photo of the SPLM factions in government reunification team with Uganda's Yoweri Museveni, December 15, 2017 The country's foreign affairs minister, Deng Alor Kuol, defense minister, Kuol Manyang and petroleum minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth signed the deal.

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  13. Record temperatures, refugee wishlists, and a grim anniversary for South Sudan: The cheat sheetRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2017 | IRIN

    Every week, IRIN's team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe: Few anniversaries offer less cause for celebration than that marked today in South Sudan. On 15 December, 2013, a simmering power struggle between the country's president and sacked vice-president erupted into gunfire that quickly degenerated into a full-scale civil war.

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  14. UN Security Council supports South Sudan's peace pactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Scoop

    In a presidential statement, the 15-member Council said it "is deeply concerned about the actions of all parties to the conflict that are perpetuating this, with 7.6 million people now in need of aid, four million displaced, and six million lacking enough food to feed themselves." The world's youngest country, South Sudan has spent much of its short life mired in conflict, riven by a political face-off between President Salva Kiir and his then former Vice-President Riek Machar that erupted into full-blown war late in 2013.

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  15. S. Sudan rebel leader delegates deputy to IGAD peace forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's main rebel leader, Riek Machar has nominated a three-member delegation to represent the armed opposition faction at the High-Level Revitalization Forum scheduled to take place from 17-22 December. South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar speaks during a briefing in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa April 9, 2016 "I am equally writing to underline and reiterate the unshakable commitment of the SPLM/SPLA to the resuscitation of the ARCSS [Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan] which we believe is the only way to restore peace in the Republic of South Sudan", wrote Machar in a letter addressed to the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn.

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  16. S. Sudan peace guarantors say situation "intolerable" to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Members of the Troika countries have described the situation in South Sudan as "intolerable". Ethiopian FM and Chairperson of the IGAD Council Workneh Gebeyehu shakes hands with President Salva Kiir in Juba following a meeting with the IGAD foreign ministers on 24 July 2017 The Troika, in a joint statement, welcomed the revitalization forum of the 2015 peace deal, describing the forum a unique and critical opportunity to make progress towards peace in South Sudan.

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  17. South Sudan resumes issuing new passportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan on Thursday said it had resumed issuing passports after a system failure forced those seeking new passports and renewal of old ones to abandon external travels. The director general at South Sudan immigration department, Majak Akec Malok speaks to reporters in Juba, December 14, 2017 The director general of the nationality and passports at the ministry of interior, Majak Akec Malok attributed the cause to technical failure, although multiple immigration officials claimed failure to pay a German-based company its pending arrears caused the problem.

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  18. Troika urges full participation in S. Sudan peace revitalization forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The members of the Troika have called on all parties to participate in the High-Level Revitalization Forum for the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan . President Salva Kiir pose with the IGAD FM after a meeting held at the South Sudanese presidency in Juba on 13 Oct 2017 The HLRF, the Troika said in a statement issued on Wednesday, is a unique and critical opportunity to make progress towards peace.

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  19. ARCSS and HLRF: last or lost chance for peace in South Sudan?Read the original story

    Dec 14, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    ... war any longer. The Revitalization of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS) must change the tainted image that the country has acquired since 2013 crises to date. It should rescue South Sudan from its ...

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  20. Dinka elder says S. Sudan's ruling party factions caused warRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    A member of the Jieng Council of elders has denied his group had played any negative role to cause the conflict, accusing the different factions of the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement of having caused the civil war that has killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions since December 2013. Aldo Ajou Deng Akuey, also a key member of the country's national dialogue, insists his group only supported South Sudan President Salva Kiir because he was elected into office and not because they had in anyway played a role that caused the war.

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