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South Sudan rebels dismiss claims on Machar's replacement

November 15, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s armed opposition faction’s (SPLM-IO) head of information and public relations, Mabior Garang has dismissed claims that the rebels were lobbying to have former First Vice-President, Riek Machar replaced. Mabior John Garang de Mabior (File photo MC Clatchy Newspapers) Mabior Garang, in a statement More...

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By talkofsudan On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Kidnapped Swiss aid worker freed in Darfur

November 15, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The Swiss aid worker kidnapped last month in the capital of North Darfur has been released and she is in good health, announced the Swiss foreign ministry in a statement issued More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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South Sudan leaders should be taken to ICC over war atrocities: al-Bashir

November 15, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Wednesday said leaders of South Sudan should be brought to trial before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for atrocities committed during More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Sudanese journalists protest against draft press law

November 15, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – Dozens of Sudanese journalists on Wednesday have protested in the capital, Khartoum against draft amendments to the 2009 Press and Publications Act. Earlier this week, Sudan’s More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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U.S. lauds S. Sudan's decision to allow free access for aid groups

November 15, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – The United States administration has welcomed a pledge from the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to allow free movement for humanitarian agencies that have struggled to More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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U.S lauds S. Sudan's decision to allow free access for aid groups

November 15, 2017 (WASHINGTON) – The United States administration has welcoming a pledge from the South Sudanese President Salva Kiir to allow free movement for humanitarian agencies that have struggled to More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Security Council renews mandate of peacekeepers in Abyei for six months

November 15, 2017 (NEW YORK/JUBA) – The Security Council on Wednesday extended until 15 May 2018 the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Abyei, a contested area on the Sudan and South Sudan More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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S. Sudan ex-military intelligence chief denies meeting rebels

November 14, 2017 (KAMPALA) – South Sudan’s former head of militarily intelligence General Paul Mach has denied meeting rebel groups in Uganda, dispelling reports he intends to rebel against government. Former More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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South Sudan lawmakers pass labour regulations

November 14, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan’s Transitional parliament on Tuesday passed a labour bill seeking to protect rights of workers in the country. South Sudanese MPs stand during a parliamentary session More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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S. Sudan president says looks forward to meet ex-army chief

November 14, 2017 (JUBA) – South Sudan president Salva Kiir has said he looks forward to meeting General Paul Malong Awan, the former army chief after he accepted to comply with a presidential order assuring More...

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