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19 min ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan Ministry denies Ebola case in West Darfur

The Minister of Health Affairs for the Darfur Regional Authority, Firdos Abdel Rahman Yousif, has denied reports of the deadly Ebola virus disease in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur.

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3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Lakes State Employees Refuse to Demonstrate in Support of Governor

Civil servants in Lakes state capital Rumbek have refused a request by the governor to join a protest against a bill passed by the national parliament calling for his removal.

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7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Former South Sudanese political detainees want 25% power sharing

August 29, 2014 The former South Sudanese political detainees have unveiled a new negotiation paper, demanding that 25% of positions in the proposed transitional government of national unity should comprise of its members.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

No Place to Heal in South Sudan

Outside the pediatric wing of Malakal's teaching hospital, a human skull lies in the yellowing blades of knee-high grass.

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Voice of America

In South Sudan, Few Take their Money to the Bank

Faridah Hussein carries bananas into a market in Juba. The 33-year-old mother of three doesn't put the 15-20 South Sudanese pounds she makes a day by selling the bananas in a bank because she thinks she earns too little to open an account.

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In-depth Africa

Western Bhar El Ghazal in South Sudan: Current Brutality

All that is happening in Western Bhar El Ghazal State now is major harassment, intimidation and arrests.

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Ghanamma.com

South Sudan Embassy Abuse Ghanaian Staff

The local Ghanaian staff of the South Sudan Embassy in Accra have been sacked after they opposed the reduction of their monthly salaries.

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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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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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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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