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15 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

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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Mashable

U.N. Helicopter Reportedly Shot Down in South Sudan

A United Nations helicopter on a routine cargo flight crashed in South Sudan, the U.N. Mission in South Sudan said on Tuesday.

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Weyburn This Week

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan, says government spokesman

The U.N. mission said on Twitter that an Mi-8 cargo helicopter crashed near Bentiu, which is hotly contested between the government and rebel fighters.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

Authorities are trying to figure out why a plane crashed just after takeoff from a regional airport outside of Cleveland, killing the four people aboard.

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News9 Oklahoma City

UN helicopter shot down in South Sudan

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell on Tuesday faced the most pointed questions yet about his dealings with a businessman whose gifts are at the heart of the ex-governor's corruption trial.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Security Arrests Three Over Alleged Rebel Links

South Sudanese national security agents have arrested three people in Western Bahr el Ghazal state for alleged involvement in rebel activities.

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ETaiwanNews.com

Tuesday, September 2

1796 - The September Massacres, which killed some 1,200 people, begin when an armed band attacks prisoners being transferred between jails in Paris in the belief that they are counterrevolutionaries.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

IGAD gives South Sudanese rivals 45 days to end conflict

August 25, 2014 The Intergovernmental Authority on Development has given South Sudan's warring parties 45 days to negotiate and reach an agreement to form a transitional government of national unity.

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In-depth Africa

Gunmen rape 8 women in South Darfur state

August 25, 2014 An unidentified group comprised of 20 gunmen has raped 8 women including 2 minors in the locality of Buram, 80 kilometers south of South Darfur capital city of Nyala.

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Daily Pundit

What, Oh What, Is the Connection Between Barbarian Savagery and Poverty

Insofar as there's any connection between the mugging of this vain buffoon and the murder of Daniel Pearl, it's this: History repeats itself, but, in this instance, the usual order - tragedy's recapitulation as farce - has been reversed.

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In-depth Africa

Head of UNAMID addresses launch of Doha Document security arrangements in El Fasher

EL FASHER , Sudan, August 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - The security arrangements for integrating about 1,350 former combatants from Justice and Equality Movement Sudan into the Government of Sudan military and police apparatus were launched today in a ceremony in El Fasher, North Darfur.

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Iol.co.za

S.Sudan rivals sign ceasefire deal

South Sudan's warring leaders signed a fresh ceasefire deal Monday vowing to end more than eight months of conflict, according to mediators who threatened sanctions should the agreement fail once again.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan's Nuba celebrate Indigenous People Day

On Saturday, Nuba celebrated the International Day of the World's Indigenous People in Omdurman, the western part of Greater-Khartoum.

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IRIN

South Sudan's child soldiers - a step backwards

The government of South Sudan signed an Action Plan with the UN in 2012 to end the use of child soldiers but there is evidence the ongoing conflict is eroding any gains achieved.

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