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2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan: Health of detained journalist deteriorating

The Sudanese Journalists Organisation for Human Rights reported to Radio Dabanga that they have obtained information confirming the worsening of Ishag's health condition.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan says suspected Ebola patient died of AIDS

August 28, 2014 The Darfur Regional Authority announced that a "weakly suspected" Ebola virus case was infected with HIV.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

16 female activists arrested at a demonstration calling for release of opposition figure

August 28, 2014 Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services arrested 16 activists who are part of the "No to oppression of women" initiative during their vigil in front of the Omdurman women's prison on Thursday, to demand the release of deputy chairman of the National Umma Party Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

New Vision

S.Sudan could face famine early next year - UN

War-torn South Sudan faces possible famine early next year, the UN chief in the country warned Thursday, as aid workers said the shooting down of a UN helicopter threatened efforts to save lives.

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People's Daily Online

Benjamin: S. Sudan to protect Chinese investors

S. Sudan will be committed to peace and stability and protect its Chinese investors, said Marial Benjamin, foreign minister of S. Sudan on Wednesday.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan security detains women protesters in Omdurman

The security services detained 16 activists of the "No to women's oppression" group, who staged a protest in front of the Omdurman women's prison today.

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Reuters

U.N. working to determine full scope of food crisis in S. Sudan

Security concerns are preventing the United Nations gathering data from some areas of South Sudan to determine the full scope of a food crisis that could lead to full-blown famine by the end of the year, a World Food Programme official said.

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Inter Press Service

South Sudan's Hip Hop Artists call for Peace and Reconciliation...

Men and women planting vegetable seeds in a nursery bed in Eastern Equatoria state, South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudan parliament unseats lawmakers in conflict with government

August 27, 2014 The South Sudanese parliament has removed 23 members who are in conflict with the government, declaring their positions vacant on the grounds that they absented themselves for 12 successive sittings without permission.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan dismisses attempt on president Kiir's life in Ethiopia

August 27, 2014 The South Sudanese presidency has dismissed rumours of an assassination attempt on president Salva Kiir as "fabricated lies" meant to "scare-off" the latter from representing the country at international forums.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Govt to Begin Implementation of Security Arrangement With Ex-Darfur Rebels

The head of Darfur Regional Authority al-Tijani al-Sissi announced that the Sudan Armed Forces and the national police will soon integrate all the combatants of the former rebel groups which are signatory of peace agreements.

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Ban Welcomes Blueprint to Implement South Sudan Ceasefire

"The Secretary-General welcomes the holding today of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development Heads of State Summit on South Sudan," said a statement attributed to the spokesperson for Mr. Ban.

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United Nations

South Sudan: Security Council strongly condemns downing of UN helicopter

The MI-8 helicopter contracted by the UN Mission in South Sudan was performing a cargo flight from Wau in Western Bahr El Ghazal state to Bentiu in Unity state when it crashed.

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In-depth Africa

EU grant of 18 million euro for primary education in Sudan

The EU Delegation to Sudan and Unicef launched two newly EU-funded programmes to strengthen access to quality primary education in the states of El Gedaref, Red Sea, Kassala, Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and the Darfur States, in Khartoum on Tuesday.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Appeal Court Orders Re-Arrest of Suspect in the Killing of a Protestor

A Sudanese court on Tuesday ordered the re-arrest of the main suspect in the killing of Sara Abdel-Bagi who was shot during the protests which erupted last September following the government's decision to lift fuel subsidies.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan party head to be tried in North Kordofan

The trial of the chairman of the Sudanese Congress Party, Ibrahim El Sheikh, will take place in El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan.

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Lakes state's military caretaker voted out by national parliament

August 26, 2014 South Sudan's national parliament has passed a bill recommending the removal of Lakes state's military caretaker governor, Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan opposition group deplores killing of paramount chief

August 26, 2014 A little known South Sudanese opposition group calling itself the Collo Resistance Front has condemned the assassination of paramount chief Agieth Okambo, of the Kaka area in Upper Nile state.

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SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, Aug. 27

Report author Alexis Jay cited appalling acts of violence between 1997 and 2013 in Rotherham, a town of some 250,000.

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Reuters

UPDATE 2-Three killed in U.N. helicopter crash in South Sudan

Three crew members of a U.N. peacekeeping helicopter in South Sudan were killed on Tuesday when their aircraft crashed on a routine cargo flight, and a fourth crew member was being treated for injuries, the United Nations said.'

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