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The Sudanese Congress Party refuses to offer any apology for the statements of its president on the Rapid Support Forces .
July 23, 2014 South Sudanese army commander has warned against launching a major offensive on the rebel fighters allied to former vice-president Riek Machar amid repeated violations to a ceasefire agreement signed by both warring parties.
July 22, 2014 South Sudan's Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal states have formed a fact-finding committee tasked with determining the jurisdiction of Nyinakok, the newly inaugurated Jur River county headquarters.
Ms. Lj has a "wealth of experience in peacekeeping and international affairs," according to Mr. Ban's spokesperson, having served as his Special Representative and head of UN Mission in Liberia from 2008 to 2012.
The former rebels of the split-off faction of the Justice and Equality Movement, led by Bakhit Abdallah Abdel Karim will be officially integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces next month.
A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan 's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.
The independent Sudanese electronic newspaper Hurriyat reported on Tuesday that RSF troops riding a Land Cruiser assaulted a group of young men in Shambat district, Khartoum North.
July 22, 2014 Authorities in South Sudan's Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels of launching attacks on Ayod town so as to gain its control from pro-government forces.
Two people were killed and one other injured on Monday night in the town of Kass, 85 kilometres west of South Darfur state capital, Nyala following a botched kidnap attempt.
By TesfaNews, SOUTH Sudan on Monday accused an unnamed neighboring country of allegedly supporting opposition forces fighting the Juba government.
When war broke out in South Sudan last December, the United Nations opened its bases to civilians fleeing the violence.
GENEVA, Switzerland, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization / - Almost 10,000 internally displaced persons have moved into a new UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, constructed by IOM and partners, and funded by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department .
The charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said it had treated about 1,800 malnourished children at its feeding centre in Leer since mid-May. In 2013 it treated 2,300 children during the whole year.
The United Nations World Food Program in Sudan has expressed deep concern on the "bleak prospects" of the level of food security during the coming months.
A collision of a bus with a lorry on El Qutainah road, about 30 km north of Ad Duwaym in the White Nile State on Monday, caused the death of 23 people, and the injury of three others.
Rebel fighters listen to their commander in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State February 15, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic KAMPALA, July 21 - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:04 am
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