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News on Sudan continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | State Department

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag

On May 15, a Sudanese court sentenced Meriam Yahya Ibrahim Ishag to be hanged to death for not denouncing Christianity.

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7 hrs ago | United Nations

UN warns of - hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children

Beneficiaries waiting in line to collect their ration at a food-distribution taking place at the UNMISS-compound in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan Photo: Jacob Zocherman/IRIN 25 July 2014 &#150 Two United Nations humanitarian agencies today called for action to stop a potential famine in South Sudan which they said is being allowed to ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Famine, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | Globe Catholic Newspaper

Des Moines bishop sees hope in Africa

Among almost a million people displaced from their homes through conflict in the Central African Republic are 9,000 people who have found refuge at a seminary in the capital, Bangui.

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13 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Abducted IOM staff released in South Darfur

A Zambian staff member with the International Organization for Migration , who was abducted in Nyala, South Darfur, on 6 July, was freed today after almost 20 days in captivity.

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18 hrs ago | International Business Times

Gene Study Gives Clues About the Age of First Period

Girls play in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese army denies rift with allied ex-rebel leader

July 24, 2014 The South Sudanese army on Thursday dismissed allegations of emerging differences between its chief of staff, Gen.

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CNN

Capturing the spirit of Khartoum

"Humans of Khartoum" is a photo series launched by Qusai Akoud to pay tribute to the people living in the Sudanese capital.

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Voice of America

South Sudanese Propose Moving Capital

Hundreds of residents of Western Bahr el Ghazal rallied in the state capital this week for a somewhat unusual cause: they want the national capital of South Sudan to be relocated from Juba to their state capital, Wau.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Warring Sides Welcome Resumption of Peace Talks

South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudan government, rebels to resume talks next week

Despite fresh fighting over control of key town of Nasir, South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar, will resume peace talks next week, a regional bloc disclosed on Thursday.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rains and Lack of Toilets Threaten to Make Cholera Epidemic Even Deadlier

The cholera epidemic in South Sudan is bad, but now that the rains have begun - in areas where a lack of toilets means a lot of faeces out in the open - it may become much worse.

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Related Topix: Cholera, Health, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Famine

In-depth Africa

Opposition party refuses to apologise for its stance on Sudan militia

The Sudanese Congress Party refuses to offer any apology for the statements of its president on the Rapid Support Forces .

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In-depth Africa

Ten convicted of violating 'emergency measures' in South Darfur

The Nyala Emergency Court, set up last week by the South Darfur State authorities as part of an "emergency measures package" to curb the rampant lawlessness in the state capital, has convicted ten people for violating the emergency orders.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan army commander warns against launching counter-offensive

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.

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In-depth Africa

Fact-finding committees to determine location of disputed Nyinakok area

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.

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United Nations

Ban appoints former head of UN Liberia mission to lead operation in South Sudan

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.

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In-depth Africa

Date set for integration former rebels into Sudan Armed Forces

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.

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Christian Science Monitor

7 outrageous things S. Sudan's leaders are doing instead of making peace

A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan 's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.

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In-depth Africa

Rapid Support Forces assault, rob people in Sudan's capital

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.

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New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.

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Related Topix: Travel, World News, Uganda, Uganda Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, Sudan Travel, South Sudan, Kenya,

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