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  1. S. Sudan's warring parties make progress on power-sharing dealRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | In-depth Africa

    December 20, 2014 The two warring parties in South Sudan have made some progress in negotiations, which resumed on Thursday in the Ethiopian capital under the mediation of the regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development . The leader of South Sudan's government's delegation, Nhial Deng Nhial , signs a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending conflict in the country following negotiations in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, on 23 January 2014 South Sudan's information minister and government's spokesperson, Michael Makuei Lueth, said the two parties agreed to create 27 ministries for a transitional government.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Sudanese government to disarm tribal militias in Darfur: officialRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    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. South Sudanese rebels pictured in December 19, 2014 - The South Sudanese president Salva Kiir declined signing into law the controversial security bill, referring it back to lawmakers for further deliberation and revision.

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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  6. Sudan: South Sudan Confronts Sudan Over RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | 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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  7. UN: South Sudan rebels committed atrocitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | 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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  8. Sudan: Paramilitary Troops Attack North Darfur VillagesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Members of a paramilitary force reportedly attacked two villages near Tabit in North Darfur on Friday afternoon, during which they wounded a number of people, and robbed them of their belongings. In the state's capital city, the theft of vehicles is on the rise, according to residents.

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

    22 hrs ago | 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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  10. Juba summons Sudanese envoy over rebel support claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  11. Jonglei state residents rally for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    December 19, 2014 Hundreds of people rallied on the streets of Jonglei state capital Bor on Friday calling for peace after a year of violent conflict in the young nation. Residents of South Sudan's Jonglei state march through the streets in Bor on 19 December 2014 calling for peace The initiative was organised by the Community Empowerment for Progress Organisation , a local organisation that has been campaigning for a civilian-centred peace agreement.

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  12. S. Sudanese president returns security bill to parliamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese president Salva Kiir declined signing into law the controversial security bill, referring it back to lawmakers for further deliberation and revision. The presidential spokesperson, Ateny Wek Ateny, told Sudan Tribune on Friday that the president had decided to return the bill because some parts of the legislation were incompatible with the constitution.

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

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    ... occurred when thugs broke into the SPLM youth league office and made off with secrete party documents. Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan ...

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  15. 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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  16. Naming the Ones We Lost - South Sudan Conflict: 15 Dec 2013 to the present dayRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2013 | In-depth Africa

    Naming the people who have died and ensuring their legacy is an important part of the South Sudanese culture. Yet, during and following all of South Sudan's conflicts, there has never been a comprehensive and public recognition of the individual loss of human life.

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  17. Revisiting South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Men's Journal

    The adventure documentary Duk County: Peace is in Sight in the New South Sudan swept the outdoor film festival circuit last year, nabbing eight awards including Best Documentary at Boulder Adventure Film and both the Norman Vaughn Indomitable Spirit Award and the Moving Mountains Prize at Telluride Mountain Film. Outdoor adventure brand Marmot released the film , with the brand's Director of Public Relations and ambassador athlete Jordan Campbell, writing and directing.

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  18. AUPSC extends mandate of AUHIP until December 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    The African Union Peace and Security Council has extended the mandate of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel for Sudan and South Sudan until 31st December 2015. AUHIP chief Thabo Mbeki speaks to reporters following a meeting with Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir on 5 November 2014 The decision comes amid mounting tensions between the two neighboring countries following mutual accusations of harboring rebels from both sides.

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  19. Millions Face Acute Hunger in South Sudan Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Voice of America

    South Sudanese internally displaced people sell food at the UN Mission in South Sudan camp in Malakal, Oct. 16, 2014. The World Food Program warns 2.5 million people in South Sudan are facing acute hunger next year.

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  20. South Sudan: S. Sudanese Rebels Renew Calls for President Kiir to Step AsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    ... during this current war" and therefore does not deserve to lead a transitional period. The resolutions seen by Sudan Tribune also resolved that there shall be two separate armies with their respective commanders in chief during a 2 or 3 years of ...

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