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Sudan's PCP and RNP say national dialogue process seeks to achieve real change

August 22, 2014 The Sudanese Popular Congress Party led by Hassan al-Turabi and the Reform Now Party led by Ghazi Salah al-Din al-Attabani defended the national dialogue initiative launched by president Omer Hassan al-Bashir saying it seeks to achieve real change and peaceful transfer of power.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Fresno Bee

UN: Four countries face humanitarian crises, worst since WWII

Iraq, Syria, the Central African Republic and South Sudan are all going through Level 3 emergencies, the United Nations' highest classification of a humanitarian crisis.

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Voice of America

U.S. Ambassador Susan Page Leaves South Sudan

U. S. Ambassador Susan Page gives a speech at the launch of the new Voice of America radio transmitter in Juba, South Sudan, on March 21, 2013.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Juba Tells Radio Station to Axe Politics

The Catholic Church owned- Bakhita radio station in Juba that was raided by South Sudan security operatives on Saturday August 16 has been ordered by the government not to air political programs.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Ethnic Militias and the Shrinking State

Until early August, Maban county was mostly famous for the misery of others. Nearly 130,000 Sudanese refugees live - and sometimes die - in desperately difficult conditions in several makeshift camps in Maban, having fled the fighting in Blue Nile, over the border in Sudan.

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Sudan: Forces Deployed in East Darfur to Curb New Tribal Clashes

Khartoum / Abu Karinka Locality - After the deadly clashes that broke out on Wednesday between Rizeigat and Ma'aliya in the area of Um Rakuba, Abu Karinka locality in East Darfur, a cautious calm prevailed today.

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South Sudan: UN Mission Condemns Bentiu Clashes

"I am deeply troubled by this morning's outbreak of violence and condemn it," Toby Lanzer, UNMISS officer-in-charge, said in a press release from the Mission.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

New Vision

Ethiopian Airlines' Entebbe-Juba route promising

Two weeks after Ethiopian Airlines launched a daily direct route from Entebbe to Juba, frequent flyers between Uganda and South Sudan seem to be embracing the development rather fast.

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South Sudan Church Leaders: "The International Community has Forgotten Us"

Church leaders from South Sudan gathered in London on Tuesday to campaign for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country.

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Inter Press Service

War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

Wilson Abisai Lodingareng, 65, is a peri-urban farmer and founder of Werithior Veteran's Association, or WVA, in Juba, South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

Darfur displaced reject Sudan's National Dialogue

The head of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, visited Kalma camp for the displaced in South Darfur on Wednesday.

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In-depth Africa

Council of states holds discussions over creation of 10 counties in Juba

August 20, 2014 South Sudan's national council of states held a sitting in the capital, Juba, on Wednesday to discuss a proposal for the creation of 10 counties in the Greater Juba region.

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In-depth Africa

14 ex-combatants complete vocational training

August 21, 2014 At least 14 ex-combatant successfully completed three weeks of training in auto-mechanics at Wau Vocational training centre in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sudan's defence minister demands Juba implement security arrangements

August 20, 2014 Sudan defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein demanded to implement the security arrangements protocols signed with the South Sudan on 27 September 2012 within the framework of Cooperation Agreement.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan army denies defection of senior officer in Yei

August 20, 2014 The South Sudanese army has denied the defection of a senior officer in Tore payam , about 25km west of Central Equatoria state's Yei town amid reports that soldiers in the area opened fire on each other.

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Voice of America

South Sudan President Fires John Garang's Widow

Rebecca Nyandeng , widow of the late rebel leader and first vice president of South Sudan, John Garang, in happier days, shown here with Vice President James Wani Igga.

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In-depth Africa

UN housing stops for Sudanese Unamid staff in North Darfur's capital

The AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur on Monday has requested the Sudanese staff working at the mission's headquarters in North Darfur's capital El Fasher, to vacate their homes this week.

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Sudan's ruling party rejects Paris Declaration, Umma Party responds

The Political Secretary of the ruling National Congress Party on Monday justified his party's rejection the Declaration on the basis that was hatched up on foreign ground.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Journalist Released, Bakhita Radio Still Silent

The news editor of Juba-based Bakhita Radio was released Tuesday, four days after he was detained by national security agents who also ordered the radio station to stop broadcasting.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rains ruin more than 4,500 homes in Darfur camps

The number of homes in the Zalingei camps for the displaced, Central Darfur, which collapsed as a result of heavy downpours over the weekend, amounts to more than 2,500 shelters.

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