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37 min ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan Solidarity Committee demands investigation into Khartoum attacks

The Sudanese Committee of Solidarity with the Victims of the September Demonstrations has requested the formation of an independent commission to investigate "the crimes against civilians committed by the Sudanese government and its militias".

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3 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

South Sudan rebels launch new membership application form

July 28, 2014 The SPLM/A in Opposition said on Monday it has launched new membership and application forms to organise members as part of increased efforts to bring about political reforms in South Sudan and restructure the ruling SPLM party.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sudan's NUP leader describes 2015 elections as "nightmare"

The leader of Sudan's opposition National Umma Party , al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, has described government intention to hold elections in the country under the present circumstances as "nightmare".

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In-depth Africa

Riek Machar & the rebels are not ready for peace

With world's attention turned to war between Israel Defense Forces and Hamas and the fight between Russian-backed separatists and Ukraine government, which subsequently led to the downing of Malaysian passenger airplane, South Sudan's peace talk will now be put on the back burner.

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In-depth Africa

Proposal to extent security measures in South Darfur's capital

The Commissioner of Nyala North proposed to verify the identity of all residents in the northern districts of South Darfur's capital.

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The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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ABC News

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town officials who say the vendors cause traffic congestion and increase the potential... A $3 cup of shave ice is at the center of a dispute in this beach town between street vendors trying to stay in business and town ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Sudan hit by heavy rains, floods

One citizen died, and 12 others were injured in the northern Sudanese River Nile State due to heavy rains last week.

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In-depth Africa

Beja veterans occupy ruling party's office in Port Sudan

Demobilised Beja Congress fighters on Saturday occupied the premises of the ruling National Congress Party in Port Sudan, in protest against the non-implementation of the 2006 Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement .

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Are British Charities Turning Their Backs On African Disasters?

Aircraft are circling over South Sudan. During the bitter years of war that led to the birth of this state in 2011 they would have been carrying bombs; now their holds carry aid.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Peninsula

Emir orders urgent relief aid to Sudan

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani has ordered that urgent relief aids be sent to the brotherly Republic of the Sudan as an expression of the State of Qatar's support for Sudan and its people as they face the effects of rain and floods that hit some areas recently.

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Crofs Blogs

Kerry: Threat of famine looms in South Sudan

South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year.

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In-depth Africa

Sudanese states ask for federal help to stave off effects of rains and floods

Sudan's River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains.

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In-depth Africa

Unknown men storm SCP premises in Khartoum, assaults seven people

The Sudanese Congress Party said an unidentified group of armed men had stormed its headquarters in Omdurman on Sunday and assaulted several party members.

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In-depth Africa

Masked gunmen raid opposition party office in Sudan's capital

Masked gunmen raided the office of the Sudanese Congress Party in Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum, on Sunday morning, molested the seven party members present, and destroyed the office.

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Common Dreams

UN Bodies Sound Alarm on Looming Famine

The food crisis currently griping South Sudan demands global action to stave off a deadly famine, a pair of United Nations bodies have warned.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Kirr Gives 'Marginalized' Pibor County Special Status

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has signed a decree creating a special administrative area in Jonglei state's Pibor County, giving a degree of self-rule to the region, which residents say has long been marginalized.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newsday

S Sudan food crisis 'world's worst'

South Sudan's food crisis is the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has warned, calling for urgent action.

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New Vision

Al-Shabaab commanders' killed in AU offensive

African Union troops in Somalia said Friday they had killed two "senior" commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab insurgents, in the latest push of an offensive against the extremist fighters.

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