10 hrs ago
IDPs attacked in South Darfur en route to Dereige camp
Displaced civilians on their way to Dereige camp in South Darfur were attacked by an unidentified armed group on 16 May, according to UK-based advocacy group the Sudan Social Development Organisation .
15 hrs ago
SAF promises decisive victory against rebels soon
The Sudanese Armed Forces has announced that major victory against rebellion will be declared soon and said it would be a landslide victory which will destroy "the rebels who have committed crimes and atrocities". After last April rebel attacks in South and North Kordofan, Sudanese government officials and military carry out a large campaign to ... (more)
15 hrs ago
Sudan's council of states suspends sessions to push for military mobilisation
Sudan's Council of States has decided to suspend its sessions in order to enable its members to head to their constituencies and lead a mobilisation campaign in support of the Sudan Armed Forces in its ongoing battle with rebel groups which have stepped up their military activities in recent months.
Mon May 20, 2013
Isle of Wight County Press
Appeal to help African medical college
EXPERIENCED nurses and midwives on the Isle of Wight are being called-on to give up their time to train medical professionals in Africa's newest country.
Times of Oman
A new deal for fragile states
Today, roughly one-quarter of the world's population lives in conflict-affected and fragile states.
South Sudan army says retakes town from rebels in east
Local chiefs from the Upper Nile state await the arrival of South Sudan's Petroleum and Mining Minister Stephen Dhieu Dau during a ceremony to restart oil production at the main oil field in Palouge after a 16-month shutdown May 5, 2013.
Sun May 19, 2013
Juba AN12 at Khartoum on Nov 8th 2007, engine failure, runway excursion, aircraft burned down
Last Update: Sunday, May 19th 2013 23:09Z 13477 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to May 19th 2013 A Juba Airways Antonov AN-12, registration ST-JUA performing freight flight JUC-700 from Khartoum to Juba with 4 crew and 11 tons of cargo, was climbing out of Khartoum's runway 18 about 2 minutes into the flight when the crew reported a ... (more)
Machar tells SPLA to distance itself from politics
South Sudan's vice-president, Riek Machar, has strongly directed the Sudan People's Liberation Army to distance itself from the ongoing political debates in the country.
West concerned about South Sudan
Zimbabwean PM Morgan Tsvangirai has set the tone for his party's election campaign, saying the terrain "will be determined by those that are able to give answers to Zimbabwe's challenges". Juba - Major Western nations are "deeply disturbed" about the abuse and killing of civilians and the looting of property in South Sudan's troubled Jonglei state, ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Sudans defuse row over rebel support, promise more talks
UNHCR prepositioning aid for Darfur refugees in Tissi ahead of rains in eastern Chad
UNHCR is prepositioning aid for tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad amid fears heavy rains will cut off access to the group.
New Long Distance Hiking Trail To Open In Africa
If you've already crossed the Appalachian Trail off your bucket list, hiked the length of New Zealand along the Te Araroa and walked through the Alps on the Haute Route , then I may have found your next big adventure: a new long-distance hiking trail set to open in Africa early next year that will give adventurous travelers an opportunity to follow ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
JEM and its internal conflict with Bashar's splinter group
May 15, 2013: Last week's armed confrontation between JEM and its splinter group of the late Mohamed Bashar has attracted wide attention in the international media.
World's leading beauty pageants coming to Juba soon
Some of the world's leading beauty pageants from a number of countries in Asia, America, Europe, Middle East and Africa are expected to visit Juba next month in response to an invitation by their South Sudanese counterpart, Atong Ajak De Mach.
Bahr el Ghazal governors 'at odds' over support to presidential aspirants
Governors from Greater Bahr el Ghazal states are at odds over who to support for South Sudan's presidency, highlighting the internal differences within the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement in the run up to the 2015 general elections.
Sudanese capital is safe from rebel attacks, says governor
The governor of Khartoum, Abdel-Rahman al-Khidir, asserted today that the Sudanese capital is safe amid growing concern among officials and residents of an imminent attack by rebels from the Sudan Revolutionary Front .
Khartoum-Juba talks on rebel support end without agreement: sources
A joint meeting that took place yesterday in Khartoum between military intelligence teams from north and south Sudan has failed to reach an agreement on the thorny issue of harboring and supporting rebel groups in both countries.
Wed May 15, 2013
South China Morning Post
Strauss-Kahn gives South Sudan some 'special attention'
After some time out of the limelight following his spectacular fall from grace in 2011, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has resurfaced in unusual circumstances.
Sudanese opposition leaders hold Khartoum responsible for death of Abyei chief
A group of Sudanese opposition politicians visiting neighboring South Sudan have accused Khartoum of complicity in the May 5 killing of the paramount chief of the contested border region of Abyei, Kuol Deng Kuol, who was murdered by Arab nomads from the Misseriya tribe, while he was travelling in a United Nations convoy.
S. Sudan's Jonglei based Yauyau rebel claims cordoning Pibor town
A rebel group fighting in South Sudan's Jonglei State on Tuesday claimed to have laid a siege on Pibor town, highlighting the level of their activities in the area have reached in recent days.