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S. Sudan criticises NGOs over calls for sanctions, arms embargo

June 16, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudan has criticised recent calls for sanctions by non-governmental entities, describing it as “disincentive” for achieving peace in the young nation. The UN Security Council votes unanimously to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan (Photo: UN/Devra Berkowitz) Last week, six international organisations More...

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By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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European MP calls to support peace and democratic reform in Sudan

June 16, 2015 (PARIS) – A member of the European Union Parliament called to reconsider the Khartoum Process on human trafficking in a way to support peace and democratic reforms in the Horn of Africa countries, More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Thugs steal $147,000 from aid agency in Jonglei

June 16, 2015(BOR) – Unknown thugs broke into offices of the Food Security Program (JFSP) in South Sudan’s Jonglei state on Monday and stole $147,000, an official said. Funded by the United States aid arm More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Rebels appoint governor for curbed Warrap state

June 16, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudanese rebels led by former vice president, Riek Machar, have appointed a governor for Lol state (Warrap state) in accordance with their newly created 21 federal states in More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Bashir escape highlights the determination of African lawyers

By John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar Sudan’s President Omer al-Bashir, who has been dodging an International Criminal Court (ICC) arrest warrant for years, is now safely back in Khartoum. But he returns More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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4.6 million people need food assistance in S. Sudan

June 16, 2015 (BENTIU) – At least 4.6 million people need food support in South Sudan in 2015, the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said. IDPs stack their belongings up More...

By talkofsudan On Tuesday, June 16th, 2015
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Report on Sudanese troops holding S. African peacekeepers in Darfur ‘hostages' draws swift denials

June 16, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese and South African governments as well as the United Nations (UN) strongly denied a report alleging that Khartoum held its peacekeepers in Darfur ‘hostages’ while More...

By talkofsudan On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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W. Equatoria officials demand transfer of army unit in Mundri

June 6, 2015 (JUBA) – Community leaders and politicians from South Sudan Western Equatoria state have demanded that the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) unit in its Mundri West county be relocated, owing More...

By talkofsudan On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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W. Equatoria officials demand transfer of army unit in Mundri

June 6, 2015 (JUBA) – Community leaders and politicians from South Sudan Western Equatoria state have demanded that the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) unit in its Mundri West county be relocated, owing More...

By talkofsudan On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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W. Equatoria officials demand transfer of army unit in Mundri

June 6, 2015 (JUBA) – Community leaders and politicians from South Sudan Western Equatoria state have demanded that the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) unit in its Mundri West county be relocated, owing More...

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