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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 Federal Democratic Party-South Sudan Armed Forces More...

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By talkofsudan On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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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 More...

By talkofsudan On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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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 More...

By talkofsudan On Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
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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 More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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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 More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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American experts arrive in Khartoum to assess Sudan's universities

October 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – A delegation of experts from the Institute of International Education (IIE) in Washington Saturday has arrived in Khartoum to assess Sudan’s higher education institutions More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Sudan's al-Bashir to visit Kuwait and Qatar

October 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Sunday will travel to Kuwait on a two-day official visit at the start of a Gulf tour that would also take him to Qatar. President Omer More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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South Sudan rejects talking to unorganised opposition

October 21, 2017 (JUBA)- South Sudanese government has rejected talking to individual opposition groups, asking the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to talk to the armed and non-armed opposition More...

By talkofsudan On Saturday, October 21st, 2017
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Washington Post calls on U.S. to mull over "fresh start" in South Sudan

SPLA soldiers walk within families displaced in recent fighting camping at the Anglican church compound in Juba, July 12, 2016. (Reuters Photo) October 20, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – The Washington Post has called More...

By talkofsudan On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Great Lakes leaders adopt Sudanese proposal on rebel movements: minister

October 20, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The 7th summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) has adopted a Sudanese suggestion to not assist or harbour armed groups which threaten peace More...

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