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S. Sudan's rebel leader writes to UN chief over “shortcomings” in IGAD proposal

June 18, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – South Sudan’s former vice-president, Riek Machar, who leads an armed opposition faction against president Salva Kiir’s government, has written to the United Nations secretary-general, Ban Ki Moon, over what he said were “many shortcomings” in a proposed draft agreement by the East African regional bloc, More...

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By talkofsudan On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Ethiopia defends S. African position over attempts to arrest Sudanese President

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle June 18, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday defended the rejection of the South African government to arrest and hand over Sudanese president, Omer More...

By talkofsudan On Thursday, June 18th, 2015
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Zuma hatched plot facilitating Bashir's escape from S Africa

By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the Génocidaire Omer al-Bashir escaping arrest by South African Court through a plot hatched by the Government of President Jacob Zuma on Monday More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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South Sudan's PLP calls for renegotiation of IGAD power sharing proposal

June 17, 2015 (WAU) – Leader of the newly established People’s Liberal Party (PLP) in South Sudan, Peter Mayen Majongdit, said a power-sharing proposal revealed by the East African regional bloc (IGAD) More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Rumbek market closes for three days amid traders protest

June 17, 2015 (RUMBEK) – Traders in Rumbek, capital of Lakes state, have gone on strike following the killing of Sudanese trader last Sunday by unknown gunmen. The shops in Rumbek market have remained closed More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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Warrap state extension of gubernatorial term sparks street protest

June 17, 2015 (JUBA) – A bid by Warrap state government in South Sudan, home to president Salva Kiir, to extend the term in office of governor Nyandeng Malek, has sparked street protest amid deployment of More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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US announces additional $133m for displaced S. Sudanese

June 17, 2015 (JUBA) – The United States on Wednesday announced $133 million additional humanitarian assistance for South Sudanese displaced by the 18-month old conflict at a conference held in Geneva, Switzerland. Displaced More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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MPs extend mandate of W. Bahr el Ghazal governor

June 17, 2015 (WAU) – The governor of South Sudan’s Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Rizik Zakariah Hassan has been granted three additional years in power by lawmakers. Western Bahr el Ghazal governor Rizik More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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IMF approves of Sudan economic reform policies

June 17, 2015 (KHARTOUM) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) gave its blessings to the economic reforms carried out by the Sudanese government, an official here said today. IMF headquarters in Washington, More...

By talkofsudan On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015
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South Sudan rebels deny link to detained youth in W. Bahr el Ghazal

June 17, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese rebel fighters in Western Bahr el Ghazal state denied on Tuesday any link to youth arrested by the state authorities allegedly on the ground that they were found in an More...

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