S. Sudan armed opposition fighters defect to rival faction

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – A group of South Sudan Democratic Front (SSDF) fighters under the overall command of Lt. General Gordon Kong Chuol that fought alongside the armed opposition faction headed by former first vice-president Riek Machar have defected and joined the Gabriel Changson Chang-led More...

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Talks on Sudan removal from U.S. terror list to start in November: Ghandour

October 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan removal from the U.S. list of states sponsor of terrorism will top the agenda of bilateral talks on the normalization of bilateral relations which is expected to resume next month. Earlier this month, Washington lift the 20-year old economic sanctions on the More...

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Great Lakes summit to discuss S. Sudan crisis, regional insecurity

October 21, 2017 (KAMPALA) – South Sudan is scheduled to participate in a two-day summit of the Great Lakes region taking place in Congo Brazzaville. South Sudan’s foreign affairs spokesperson, Mawien Makol (Photo: Citizen News) The event will bring together security officials and military More...

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South Sudan unveils first Kidney hospital

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Thursday opened the country’s first-ever kidney hospital in the capital Juba, describing it as breakthrough in the health sector. Juba Hospital’s maternity ward (Photo: Hannah McNeish/IRIN) The facility, officials said, seeks More...

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South Sudan army commander on rape trial found dead

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – A South Sudan army commander on trial for his involvement in attacks on aid workers at a hotel in the capital, Juba was found dead last week, a military official said. Lt. Col Luka Akechak is said to have died in military custody. Army spokesperson, Santo Domic Chol More...

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IMF approves of Sudan economic reform policies

June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) gave its blessings to the economic reforms carried..

Darfur's NLPJ to withdraw from Sudan's federal cabinet

June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Darfur’s National Liberation and Justice Party (NLJP) led by Tijani al-Sissi on Wednesday has decided to suspend its political partnership with the ruling National Congress Party (NCP)...

South Sudan rebels deny link to detained youth in W. Bahr el Ghazal

June 17, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rebel fighters in Western Bahr el Ghazal state denied on Tuesday any link to youth arrested by the state authorities allegedly on the ground that...

IMF approves of Sudan economic reform policies

June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) gave its blessings to the economic reforms carried..

South Sudan rebels deny link to detained youth in W. Bahr el Ghazal

June 17, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rebel fighters in Western Bahr el Ghazal state denied on Tuesday any link to youth arrested by the...

Sudanese army repels attack by rebel faction in West Darfur: spokesperson

June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s Armed Forces (SAF) said its troops repulsed an attack by unnamed rebel group against...

South Sudan unveils first Kidney hospital

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Thursday opened the country’s first-ever kidney hospital in the capital Juba, describing it as breakthrough in the health sector. Juba Hospital’s maternity ward (Photo:...

S. Sudan armed opposition fighters defect to rival faction

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – A group of South Sudan Democratic Front (SSDF) fighters under..

Talks on Sudan removal from U.S. terror list to start in November: Ghandour

October 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan removal from the U.S. list of states sponsor of..

Great Lakes summit to discuss S. Sudan crisis, regional insecurity

October 21, 2017 (KAMPALA) – South Sudan is scheduled to participate in a two-day summit..

South Sudan unveils first Kidney hospital

October 21, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Thursday opened the country’s..
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