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South Sudan president sacks Ruweng state Governor

March 29, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan Salva Kiir has issued an executive order removing the Ruweng state Governor, Theja Da Adwad Deng, a day after the latter shifted political allegiance from the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) under the country’s First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (AFP) Deng, More...

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By talkofsudan On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Sudan's Bashir arrives in Jordan for Arab summit

March 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has arrived in Jordan for the annual meeting of the Arab leaders, defying calls by rights groups to arrest the first sitting head of More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Tension rises in Mapel town after man killed

March 28, 2017 (TONJ) – There was tension in Mapel town of Wau state between the Luo and Dinka communities after the former accused the latter of killing a man in a village west of the town. A man, identified More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Sudan joins African Union anti-LRA meetings

March 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese army chief of staff Tuesday has arrived in Addis Ababa to take part for the first time in the meetings of the Joint Coordination Mechanism of the African Union-led Regional More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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S. Sudan advances in Africa Nations Cup qualifier

March 28, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan booked its place in the group stage of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament on Tuesday. South Sudan national football team during a past tournament More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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Over 20,000 jailed under Ethiopia's state decree released

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 28, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia has released most of the suspects who had been in custody under the state emergency decree, members of the decree’s inquiry board told Sudan More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Former Lol state minister arrested over corruption

March 28, 2017 (WAU) – A former minister for Lol, one of South Sudan’s newly created states, is under house arrest in the capital, Juba for alleged involvement in corruption. Rizik Zachariah Hassan, More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Sudan's attorney general issues decision to release rights defender

March 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The lawyer of the detained human rights defender Mudawi Ibrahim Tuesday said the attorney general has issued a decision to release his client on bail. Mudawi Ibrahim Nabil Adib, More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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S. Sudan accepts federalism but requires further discussion: minister

March 28, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan Minister of Federal Affairs, Richard K. Mulla, said the new nation will adopt federalism after the transitional period. Further discussion on the form of federalism will More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
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Sudan, Ethiopia hold military talks on border security and human trafficking

March 28, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Senior Sudanese and Ethiopian army officers Tuesday have met for the second day in Khartoum within the framework of the Sudanese-Ethiopian Strategic Forum. In a press release More...

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