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U.S. “gravely concerned” about famine in South Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The United States expressed “grave concern” over the situation in South Sudan, days after three United Nations agencies declared famine in parts of the war-torn nation. A woman carries food items distributed by WFP in Jonglei state (UNMISS/Isaac Gideon) In a statement, the U.S government urged donors to provide timely More...

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By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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S. Sudan peace monitors applaud national dialogue initiative

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), which oversees implementation of South Sudan’s peace deal, has commended President Salva Kiir for widening the national More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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UN expert urges Sudan to release civil society activists

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – UN independent expert on human rights Aristide Nononsi Wednesday has called on the Sudanese government to release civil society activists put under arbitrary arrest without More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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U.N chief pledges to support "inclusive" dialogue in S. Sudan

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – The head of the United Nations mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), David Shearer said the world’s body would support an inclusive dialogue process, involving all stakeholders More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Ex-U.S administration wanted regime change in S. Sudan: Kiir

February 22, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said his government has evidence that the United States administration under former President Barrack Obama wanted regime change in the war-torn More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Egypt provides South Sudan with arms and ammunition: al-Bashir

February 22, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir has ruled out the direct involvement of the Egyptian arm in South Sudan’s conflict but said Cairo provided President Salva Kiir with More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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European MP, Sudanese lawmakers discuss human rights situation

February 21, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – A member of the European Parliament (EP), Barbara Lochbihler, Tuesday held a meeting with the Sudanese MPs in Khartoum and discussed human rights situation and gender issues More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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IOM relocates 6,000 IDPs to ease overcrowding in S. Sudan town

February 21, 2017 (WAU) – The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said it is improving the living conditions for internally displaced persons (IDPs) at the crowded protection of civilians (PoC) More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Ethiopia and Sudan vow to enhance border cooperation

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 22, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia and neighboring Sudan signed multiple agreements to further boost up cooperation on a range of development activities, Ethiopia’s foreign More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Kiir says national dialogue "not meant to consolidate power"

February 21, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan president Salva Kiir has said the national dialogue he declared last year was not meant to consolidate his grip on to power. President Salva Kiir speaks during the More...

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