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  1. South Sudan: IDPs Accuse Police, Military of Looting Outside UN CompoundRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Internally displaced South Sudanese sheltering at the UN house in Jebel have accused authorities in the area of looting civilian properties outside the camp. A heavy contingent of military and police have been deployed in the area prior to the one-year anniversary of the conflict on 15 December.

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  2. IDPs accuse police, military of looting outside UN compoundRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    December 20, 2014 Internally displaced South Sudanese sheltering at the UN house in Jebel have accused authorities in the area of looting civilian properties outside the camp. A heavy contingent of military and police have been deployed in the area prior to the one-year anniversary of the conflict on 15 December.

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  3. Juba claims Khartoum seeking to ruin bilateral tiesRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | In-depth Africa

    The speaker of South Sudan parliament claims Sudan's latest accusations against his country was meant to disrupt bilateral relations between the two nations. South () December 20, 2014 Eastern Equatoria's Loroyo village in Torit county has been left deserted after residents fled the area amid fears of further retaliation from the neighbouring Idali () December 20, 2014 Internally displaced South Sudanese sheltering at the UN house in Jebel have accused authorities in the area of looting civilian properties outside the camp.

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  4. South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year onRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | In-depth Africa

    December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last December, hopes of accountability for abuses linked to the conflict remain distant. Despite repeated calls for justice, not a single person has been brought to book for the unknown number of civilian deaths, rampant sexual violence and recruitment of children into various armed forces.

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  5. Indian army makes donation to John Garang universityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The Indian battalion of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan has donated text books and balls as gifts to students at the Dr John Garang University of Science and Technology. Dr. John Garang University vice-chancellor Julia Aker Duany receiving the donation from the Indian battallion, Dec 13, 2014 "We are thankful for giving us the honour to be associated with this university, cradle for future leaders, future industrious citizens, professors and doctors of this great nation", he said last week.

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  6. Interpol set to open its first office in AfricaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The International Criminal Police Organisation is preparing to open a permanent office at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. National Interpol Head Commander, Girmay Kahsay, on Saturday told Sudan Tribune that Interpol has reached an agreement with the Ethiopian government and the African Union to open the office.

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  7. Residents desert E. Equatoria villages after violent outbreakRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    Eastern Equatoria's Loroyo village in Torit county has been left deserted after residents fled the area amid fears of further retaliation from the neighbouring Idali community. The two villages of Loroyo and Idali were the scene of deadly tribal clashes earlier this month after tensions between the two communites boiled over.

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  8. Sudan's dialogue body to ask pardon for political prisonersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's national dialogue committee expected to issue a plea to president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to pardon the political detainees and also demand him set a firm date to begin the dialogue. The committee known as 7+7 will meet on Sunday to discuss recent developments in the dialogue process amid growing frustration in the ranks of opposition parties participating in the process due to failure to make any breakthrough on issues under discussion.

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  9. Tension high among W. Bahr el Ghazal communitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    A revenge attack in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state has sparked tension between communities in its Jur River county. The county commissioner, John Arop Apai, said Friday's incident involved youth from Alel-Thony payam and those from Kangi payam .

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  10. Three UNAMID peacekeepers injured in East DarfurRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    Unidentified gunmen ambushed Pakistani peacekeepers in Sudan's East Darfur state on Saturday, injuring three, in the latest attack on the African Union United Nations Mission in Darfur , officials said. UNAMID forces from Rwanda patrol in a new area for families displaced by the fighting over goldmines between Abbala and Beni Hussein at the outskirts of El Sereif, North Darfur on 13 May 2013.

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  11. Uganda: S. Sudanese students elect union leadersRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The union of South Sudanese student currently studying in Uganda's higher institutions of learning have elected their new leaders. Beny Nyinypiu, the union's outgoing information secretary, described Thursday's elections as having been conducted in a free and fair manner.

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  12. Sudan's elections commission announces slight delay in 2015 pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    A top National elections Commission official in Sudan disclosed on Saturday that the general elections scheduled for April 2nd will be pushed back to April 13th in a move designed to avoid a legal problem arising from an upcoming constitutional amendment. A staff member for Sudan's National Elections Commission empties a ballot box at a polling station in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on 16 April 2010 The Sudanese national assembly is expected to discuss amendments to the constitution proposed by the presidency last November which empowers the president to appoint state governors rather than having them elected.

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  13. UN reports atrocities by S Sudan rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    A Sudan's People Liberation Army soldier lies in a hospital bed with a cast after he was injured following an attack by rebels while guarding military barracks and an armoury, in Juba. Picture: ALI NGETHI South Sudan rebels killed, raped and kidnapped civilians during an attack in October, leaving at least 11 dead, the United Nations said in a report.

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  14. Sudan: South Sudan Confronts Sudan Over RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Juba/Khartoum - South Sudan on Thursday summoned the Sudanese envoy to the country over what it described as hostile statements from senior officials in the Khartoum regime. The spokesperson for South Sudan's foreign ministry, Mawien Makol, said Ambassador Mutrif Sadig was tasked with investigating why Khartoum had used undiplomatic means against Juba.

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  15. UN: South Sudan rebels committed atrocitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    South Sudan rebels killed, raped and kidnapped civilians during an attack in October, leaving at least 11 people dead, the UN says in a report. Fighters backing Riek Machar, former vice president, attacked the oil-rich town of Bentiu near the border with Sudan on October 29 and "killed at least 11 civilians and committed other serious human rights abuses", according to the report, received by AFP news agency on Saturday.

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  16. UN accuses S. Sudan rebels over human rights violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    December 19, 2014 South Sudanese opposition forces killed at least 11 civilians and rape others in what amounted to war crimes, the United Nations mission in South Sudan said in a new report. "This report is a timely reminder of the fighting that has continued in Unity, Upper Nile and Jonglei states in spite of the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement that both warring parties signed nearly a year ago," said Ellen Margrethe Loej, the head of UNMISS in a report extended to Sudan Tribune on Friday.

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  17. Juba summons Sudanese envoy over rebel support claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    South Sudan on Thursday summoned the Sudanese envoy to the country over what it described as hostile statements from senior officials in the Khartoum regime. The spokesperson for South Sudan's foreign ministry said Ambassador Mutrif Sadig was tasked on why Khartoum used undiplomatic means against Juba.

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  18. SPLA-N fighters repel new attack by government forces in S KordofanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese government troops launched a new attack Friday on a rebel position in South Kordofan state, but were pushed back by Sudan People's Liberation Army-North fighters, said a military statement. A SPLA-N fighter holds up his rifle near Jebel Kwo village in the rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, 2 May 2012 A force of the Sudan Armed Forces "attempted to capture Daloka area, which lies eight kilometre south to Kadugli, but it was defeated before the sunset," said a statement issued by the SPLA-N command of the general staff on Friday.

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  19. Thugs break into SPLM office, steal documentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    Thugs on Wednesday broke into the ruling party office in Western Bahr el Ghazal state, stealing documents, computers and furniture. "We have experienced heavy lose caused by our enemies as they have stolen properties in our office," Charles Ngberende disclosed.

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  20. European legislators condemns arrest of Sudanese human rights defenderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The European Parliament condemned the detention of a prominent Sudanese human rights defender Amin Mekki Medani and called on the Sudanese government to release all the political detainees and guarantee public freedoms. Sudanese lawyer and rights activist, Amin Mekki Medani, awarded the EU Delegation's "Heroes for Human Rights Award 2013" by EU Ambassador Tomas Ulicny to Sudan on 11 December 2013 Medani has been arrested since the 6th of December following his return to Khartoum from Addis Ababa where he signed a political declaration ''Sudan call", supporting African Union efforts for a comprehensive peace and an inclusive process for democratic reforms.

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