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  1. S. Sudan opposition leader cautions government over attacking western countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Leader of the South Sudanese opposition party of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement for Democratic Change has cautioned president Salva Kiir's government over threatening western countries, saying they were doing it at their own risk. SPLM-DC leader Lam Akol responds to questions at a news conference in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on 3 October 2014 Lam Akol, who leads the main opposition party in government said it was unwise for president Kiir's government to try to avoid addressing the real issues that brought the mayhem to the country by resorting to blaming others for pointing out where improvement is required to further cooperation and support.

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  2. Sudan to evacuate its willing nationals from Yemen amid security fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A Sudanese official announced that his government will seek to evacuate its nationals who wish to return from Yemen in the coming hours. A Shi'ite Muslim rebel holds up his weapon during a rally against air strikes in Sanaa March 26, 2015 The Secretary General of the Sudanese Expatriates Bureau Haj Magid Siwar told the Sudan news agency on Tuesday that a ministerial committee tasked with studying the situation of Sudanese nationals in Yemen decided to embark on arrangements for the evacuation.

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  3. Lawyer beaten up by Sudanese security agentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A Sudanese lawyer has filed charges against National Intelligence and Security Services claiming to be beaten up by three of its officers. Mohamed Ibrahim, said he was assaulted on Monday in front of the north Khartoum court premises during the trial of opposition figures Farouk Abu Issa and Amin Mekki Madani.

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  4. Northern Bahr el Ghazal parliament reopens amid concernsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Members of South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state legislative assembly have resumed parliamentary activities after more than three months of recess, despite split within their ranks and file as a result of rising internal political tensions and procedural matters. There has been political instability within the membership of the state legislature and with the executive branch of the government after contested impeachment of caretaker governor, Kuel Aguer Kuel, in February.

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  5. Sudan's participation in Yemen campaign aimed to defend the Two Holy Mosques: BashirRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's president Omer Hassan al-Bashir said they participated in the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen's Huthis in order to "repulse the aggression against the Two Holy Mosques". Sudanese President Omer Hassan al-Bashir addresses a session of parliament on 1 April 2013 in Khartoum Sudan formally announced its participation in the military coalition comprising mainly of Arab Gulf states in addition to Egypt, Jordan and Morocco.

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  6. A $3.1-Billion Berths Project Sets Sail In AfricaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    After four years of negotiations with landowners, construction of the first phase of the $3.1-billion berths project in Kenya's coastal town of Lamu is back on track. The new berths will be part of a $24.5-billion, seven-component Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopian Transport corridor project, the largest ever in eastern Africa.

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  7. Sudan says senior Saudi officials to visit in coming days for talks on Yemen military campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese foreign ministry announced that officials from Khartoum and Saudi Arabia will exchange visits in the coming days to enhance coordination in the military campaign on Yemen codenamed "Operation Decisive Storm" that began last week. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir and Saudi Arabia King Salman Bin Abdel Aziz meeting in Riyadh March 25, 2015 Sudan formally announced its participation in the military coalition comprising mainly of Arab Gulf states in addition to Egypt, Jordan and Morocco.

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  8. South Sudan states told to extend term in office automaticallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's national legislative assembly said the ten state parliaments did not need to amend their respective constitutions, saying they were to extend their term limits automatically for the next three years as resolved at the national level. Thomas Wani Kundu, the chairperson of information and communication committee in the assembly told reporters on Monday that the tenure of governors together with president Salva Kiir and that of the state assemblies extended with that of the national legislature.

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  9. Upper Nile state parliament extends mandate of governorRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Members of parliament in Upper Nile State have on Monday extended the gubernatorial term in office of the incumbent state governor, Simon Kun Puoch, making him the first top state executive in South Sudan to secure parliamentary approval and extension of his term for three more years. This comes less than a week after members of parliament at the national legislative assembly in Juba extended the term of president Salva Kiir for three years, commencing on July 9, 2015 and ending on July 9, 2018.

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  10. UK permits UN usage of royal air force in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The British government has permitted the deployment and usage of its royal air force by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan . The flight will reportedly be used to deliver vital supplies and vehicles to field locations in Upper Nile state, with the operation expected to last until mid-April.

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  11. W. Bahr el Ghazal state to review NGOs' mandateRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The governor of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state, Rizik Zackaria Hassan has instructed the gender and social welfare ministry to review the mandate of civil society and non-governmental organisations operating in the region. He said reviewing the mandates of non-governmental entities will directly shape the development path to be taken by these partners.

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  12. Former W. Bahr el Ghazal speaker sues governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A former speaker of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state assembly has filed a case in the constitutional court against governor, Rizik Zackaria Hassan. "I have today [Monday] met the country's constitutional high court president and presented him all my legal documents detailing my case with Rizik Zackaria Hassan of Western Bahr el Ghazal state of which court will set a hearing day," Acho told reporters in Juba.

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  13. Abyei traditional leaders to hold dialogue conference in AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Abyei Joint Oversight Committee decided to promote peaceful coexistence between the two communities that claim the ownership of the area and to call for a dialogue meeting in April. AJOC co-chairs, Hassan Ali Nimir and hand Shake and Signed Resolution Exchange on 30 March 2015 Four years after the self-determination referendum that led to the creation of a new state in South Sudan, Khartoum and Juba failed to reach an agreement over who can participate in a plebiscite to decide the fate on this tiny border territory where live Misseriya and Ngok Dinka tribes.

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  14. South Sudan rejects Troika involvement in peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan has opposed the direct involvement of United Nations Security Council and the Troika countries in the next round of peace talks. South Sudan's information minister, Michael Makuei Lueth, speaks to reporters in Jonglei state capital Bor on 25 December 2014 "We don't need the Troika countries and the participation of the United Nations in the next IGAD-plus peace mediation because they are the very people and countries demanding sanctions against the people and the government of South Sudan and for that reason the UN Security Council passed the framework and resolution on sanctions based on the Troika recommendation," government spokesperson, Michael Makuei said Tuesday.

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  15. Gunmen kill official at IDPs camp in South DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    An unidentified armed group has killed on Monday an administrative official at the Ottash camp for IDPs, three kilometres east of the capital of South Darfur state, Nyala. An internally displaced woman waits at a healthcare center at El Sereif IDPs camp in the South Darfur town of Nyala on May 29, 2010.

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  16. SPLA-IO disputes claims its members capture in Unity stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar have dismissed claims some of their fighters were captured by pro-government forces in the last week's battle, south of the oil-rich Unity state's capital, Bentiu. On Saturday a director general from the state ministry of information in Bentiu claimed eight rebel fighters were captured during the government's offensive and attempted advance towards Nhialdiu town.

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  17. The Londoners who deliver medicine and relief amid the killing of South Sudan's civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | This Is London

    A family doctor, a CBI executive and a hedge fund manager are helping the aid effort in South Sudan. Martin Bentham meets them High on a rooftop in South Sudan's capital Juba, London GP Lois Fergusson and her husband Alex stand in the ferocious African sun describing the killing and suffering they have encountered working in the midst of the civil war blighting the world's newest country.

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  18. South Sudan has become an aid-dependent entityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Al Jazeera

    From the Pacific to Africa, the fate of nations is too often decided in the boardrooms of London or New York. The book launch was held in a large restaurant last weekend in the middle of the South Sudanese capital, Juba.

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  19. South Sudan economy on edge amid war, low oil productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Herald

    Hit by falling oil revenues, South Sudan's economy is also troubled by a violent conflict that looks set to continue. It could get worse in this young country, with the U.N. warning that South Sudan's economy is now threatened by rampant inflation as the central bank is allegedly printing money to meet a budget shortfall.

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  20. Sudan's Chief Justice orders release of 180 prisoners in South DarfurRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's Chief Justice, Haidar Ahmed Dafa'alla, has ordered release of 180 inmates in the prison of South Darfur capital, Nyala vowing that courts would work to achieve justice among people. Dafa'alla, who addressed the inauguration ceremony of the judiciary premises in Nyala on Sunday, said his visit to South Darfur state comes within the framework of inspecting judiciary work besides opening courts premises in the state.

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