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$4.4 billion required to prevent famine, says U.N chief

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The United Nations needs at least $4.4 billion by the end of next month to prevent “a catastrophe” of hunger and famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen, its newly-appointed Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said. António Guterres (UN photo) More than 20 million people face starvation in More...

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By talkofsudan On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Kiir implementing reservations, not peace accord: Garang

February 23, 2017 (JUBA) – The widow of John Garang, the founder of South Sudan’s ruling party (SPLM) has said the peace deal, which was signed in 2015 to end more than three years conflict has collapsed, More...

By talkofsudan On Friday, February 24th, 2017
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Bashir directs to facilitate delivery of humanitarian aid to South Sudan

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir, Thursday, has directed his government to provide the necessary support and to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and relief supplies More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Guterres appoints new commander for Abyei force

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Thursday appointed an Ethiopian general as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). The More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Wedding in Juba – How can you tell if a bridegroom works for Nilepet?

By Deng Kiir Akok The Nile Petroleum Corporation is a national Oil and Gas Corporation, which engages in oil exploration, production and marketing. Famous for its abbreviation Nilepet has been a dream place of More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Czech FM visits Sudan seeking release of jailed filmmaker

February 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek will visit Khartoum next Sunday for talks on bilateral relations. Also, he is expected to seek a presidential pardon for a journalist More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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South Sudan president in Ethiopia for security talks

February 23, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudan President Salva Kiir has arrived in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa for talks on the implementation of border control and security cooperation deal signed last year. On More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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SPLM-N announces end of South Kordofan clashes

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudan people’s Liberation Movement – North (SPLM-N) announced the end of recent clashes in South Kordofan with the Sudanese army but pointed to the continued More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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EU announces €82m in emergency aid as famine hits South Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The European Commission has announced an emergency aid worth €82 million in the wake of the declaration of famine outbreak in South Sudan. European flags are seen outside the More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Former S. Sudan state governor forms new political party

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – A former state governor has split from South Sudan’s ruling party faction (SPLM) allied to President Salva Kiir and formed a new political entity. A political parties leadership More...

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