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South Sudan: South Sudan Risks Losing Oil-Rich Abyei
[East African] South Sudan risks losing the disputed oil-rich region of Abyei with internal strife taking most of its attention as Khartoum moves to entrench its administration across the border.
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
South Sudan: South Sudan President Kiir to Give State of the Nation Address
[East African] South Sudanese President President Salva Kiir will Tuesday afternoon deliver the state of nation address in Juba. President Kiir is expected to brief parliamentarians on a number issues the young nation was grappling (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

 
Uganda launches gold refinery amid fears of conflict minerals
Uganda's first gold refinery will use raw gold from conflict-ridden South Sudan and eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

 
National Dialogue won’t revive South Sudan’s dead peace deal
In what seems to be a typical zero-sum game, President Kiir has declared himself patron of the process, compromising avenues for an impartial discourse.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

East Africa: Kenya School of Law Ordered to Admit Ugandans
[Monitor] The Kenya High Court in Nairobi has quashed a decision by the Kenya School of Law (KSL) barring Ugandan, South Sudanese, Tanzanian, Rwandan and Burundian students from enrolling for KSL's Advocates Training Programme (...)
[AllAfrica] 21/02/2017

1.4 million Children at imminent risk of death – UNICEF
Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) said Tuesday. In a statement Tuesday which was signed by UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake (...)
[The Nation] 21/02/2017

South Sudanese President Kiir vows to neutralise anti-peace elements
South Sudanese leader made the declaration on Tuesday while delivering the state of the nation address in Juba.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

MOGAE: National Dialogue can’t replace deal, but Juba can use it to mend fences
South Sudan’s mediator, Festus Mogae, spoke to The EastAfrican's Fred Oluoch on the possible solutions to the stalled peace process.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

South Sudan risks losing oil-rich Abyei
President Omar al-Bashir says Abyei was part of Sudan’s territory and asked residents to apply for IDs from the local administration answerable to Khartoum.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

South Sudan President Kiir to give State of the Nation address
The South Sudanese leader is expected to brief parliamentarians on a number issues the young nation was grappling with.
[East Africa News Post] 21/02/2017

South Sudan declares famine in Unity State
ESAT News (February 20, 2017) A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The BBC quoted the government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of (...)
[Ethiomedia] 20/02/2017

South Sudan declares famine in Unity State
ESAT News (February 20, 2017) A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The BBC quoted the government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of (...)
[ESAT] 20/02/2017

Sudan Court Sentences Ethiopian Protesters to Lashes, Fine
ESAT News (February 20, 2017) A Khartoum court on Saturday sentenced 65 Ethiopians to 40 lashes and a large fine for staging a demonstration at their embassy on Friday, according to a report by a sudanese radio. Hundreds of Ethiopian nationals living in the Sudanese capital demonstrated in (...)
[Ethiomedia] 20/02/2017

Sudan Court Sentences Ethiopian Protesters to Lashes, Fine
ESAT News (February 20, 2017) A Khartoum court on Saturday sentenced 65 Ethiopians to 40 lashes and a large fine for staging a demonstration at their embassy on Friday, according to a report by a sudanese radio. Hundreds of Ethiopian nationals living in the Sudanese capital demonstrated in (...)
[ESAT] 20/02/2017

Pastoralists move to north Uganda in search of food
Herdsmen have come in from the western part of the country and Karamoja, as well as from Turkana in Kenya, and South Sudan.
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

South Sudan: Over 100k South Sudanese face starvation
Famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, where UN agencies warned on Monday that war and a collapsing economy have left 100,000 people facing starvation. The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the International Children’s Fund (Unicef) and the World Food Programme (WFP) also called for urgent action...
[The African Business Fortune] 20/02/2017

Famine declared in part of South Sudan's Unity state
Famine declared in part of South Sudan's Unity state
More than 100 000 people in two counties of Unity state are experiencing famine and an additional 1 million South Sudanese are on the brink of starvation.
[IOL] 20/02/2017

 
South Sudan: Famine hits parts of South Sudan - UN agencies
Juba, South Sudan (PANA) - Famine was declared on Monday in South Sudan where war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation, three UN agencies warned. Society
[Panapress] 20/02/2017

South Sudan declares famine in parts of war-torn country
Juba says that more than three years of war have led to famine in parts of the nation, a tragedy aid agencies criticised as "man-made".
[East Africa News Post] 20/02/2017

South Sudan: Famine Hits Parts of South Sudan
[UN News] Juba -UN agencies warn that almost 5 million people urgently need food, agriculture and nutrition assistance
[AllAfrica] 20/02/2017

South Sudan: Military Officials Quit Over 'War Crimes'
[Al Jazeera] Two top officials overseeing South Sudan's military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation's civil war.
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

East Africa: Get Serious About the South Sudan Conflict
[Monitor] Over the past six months, at least half a million South Sudanese fleeing insecurity in South Sudan have arrived in the West Nile sub-region of Uganda, joining the thousands of South Sudanese who had relocated to Uganda (...)
[AllAfrica] 19/02/2017

Sudan: Uganda signs financial deals with BADEA
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Uganda on Sunday signed two agreements with the Khartoum-based Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) to fund roads leading to integrating of regional road networks. Economy
[Panapress] 19/02/2017

Sudan: Sudan welcomes Troika's position on conflict in the country
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Sudan has renewed its commitment to a unilateral ceasefire in the conflict areas of western and south eastern Sudan, welcoming a statement by the United States and its European allies, known as the Troika, who have recognised Khartoum's efforts to reach a settlement of (...)
[Panapress] 19/02/2017

South Sudan: Building Peace Through Video Games
[Al Jazeera] Lual Mayen, a 24-year-old software engineer, is determined to do what he can to bring change to South Sudan, a country ripped apart by civil war.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

East Africa: Sudanese Journalist in Trouble Over Condom Article
[East African] A woman Sudanese journalist has found herself in trouble over her article on condom use.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

South Sudan: Top Army Official Resigns, Accuses Govt of Corruption
[Deutsche Welle] Khalid Ono Loki, head of the military courts in South Sudan's army, has resigned. He has accused President Salva Kiir's government of corruption.
[AllAfrica] 18/02/2017

Sudanese journalist in trouble over condom article
Radical Islamic leader wants writer prosecuted for apostasy
[East Africa News Post] 18/02/2017

UN: UN official urges accountability on atrocities in South Sudan
New York, US (PANA) - UN Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights, Mr. Andrew Gilmour, has stressed the need to ensure accountability for those committing atrocity crimes in conflict-torn South Sudan. Society
[Panapress] 18/02/2017

Sudan: Troika on Sudan renews support for AU-led peace efforts
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States, known as The Troika, have expressed their continued support for the peace process in Sudan led by the African Union. Politics
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

Sudan: Army officer killed, others wounded in fighting with outlaws in Darfur
Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - An officer of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), Lt. Abdulla al-Tayeb Abdulla, was killed and many others, including a Lieutenant Colonel, were wounded in clashes against outlaws on Thursday in Bursa area, east of Fashir, capital of North Darfur State. (...)
[Panapress] 17/02/2017

FROM ARCHIVE – ETHIO-SUDAN BORDER DISPUTE, by Ato Agegnehu Mekonnen. 17 FEB 2017
The post FROM ARCHIVE – ETHIO-SUDAN BORDER DISPUTE, by Ato Agegnehu Mekonnen. 17 FEB 2017 appeared first on The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT).
[ESAT] 17/02/2017

FROM ARCHIVE – ETHIO-SUDAN BORDER DISPUTE, by Ato Agegnehu Mekonnen. 17 FEB 2017
The post FROM ARCHIVE – ETHIO-SUDAN BORDER DISPUTE, by Ato Agegnehu Mekonnen. 17 FEB 2017 appeared first on The Ethiopian Satellite Television and Radio (ESAT).
[Ethiomedia] 17/02/2017

South Sudan: Labour Minister Resigns
[East African] South Sudanese Labour and Public Service minister Lieutenant-General Gabriel Duop Lam has resigned. Lt-Gen Lam cited inconsistency in President Salva Kiir's leadership as the reason for his resignation.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

South Sudan: Troops Accused of Mass Rape
[VOA] Officials in South Sudan say army troops entered a village near the capital, Juba, on Sunday and raped at least a half-dozen women and girls, some of them at gunpoint.
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

South Sudan Labour minister resigns
Minister cites inconsistency in President Salva Kiir's leadership as the reason for his resignation.
[East Africa News Post] 17/02/2017

Sudan: North Darfur Capital Tense As Army, Militias Clash
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Armoured military vehicles, troops, and police are patrolling the streets of the El Fasher tonight following violent clashes that erupted between combined government forces and militiamen from an unnamed armed group at Al Borsa exchange market (...)
[AllAfrica] 17/02/2017

South Sudan: UN deplores lack of information on 20,000 people displaced in Upper Nile
Juba, South Sudan (PANA) - The top United Nations peacekeeping official in South Sudan has described the lack of information about the situation of some 20,000 internally displaced people on the west bank of the Nile in the country’s north, as a “real problem.” (...)
[Panapress] 16/02/2017

South Sudan: Officials Clamor for New Talks, More Aid as Refugee Crisis Worsens
[VOA] The violence in Africa's newest country has created the continent's largest displacement crisis, and as thousands of South Sudanese refugees continue to pour into neighboring countries to escape attacks from armed groups, the U.N. refugee agency is sounding an (...)
[AllAfrica] 16/02/2017

South Sudan: Juba launches UNEP-supported action plan on climate change
Juba, South Sudan (PANA) - South Sudan on Wednesday launched its National Adaption Programme of Action (NAPA) for climate change as part of the government’s global obligation to take action for lessening effects of climate change. (...)
[Panapress] 15/02/2017

Kenya: IOM seeks help for South Sudan conflict victims
Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - Needs in South Sudan have reached unprecedented levels as the internal conflict crisis enters its fourth year, the International Organization of Migration (IOM), a UN agency said Tuesday. Society
[Panapress] 14/02/2017

South Sudan: There's a Way Out of War and Fragility
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan has faced significant challenges since civil war broke out in December 2013. The violence was triggered by disagreements between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. Since then conflict has become widespread and has flared in (...)
[AllAfrica] 14/02/2017

Eritrean Community schools in Kassala offering commendable service
Eritrean Community schools established in Kassala region, Sudan, which has been providing educational service to Eritrean nationals has been instrumental in nurturing the national identity as well as enabling the students maintain attachment with their homeland. Asmara, 14 February 2017- (...)
[Shabait] 14/02/2017

UN: UN, partners launch US$1.6 billion aid appeal for South Sudan
New York, US (PANA) - Against the backdrop of deteriorating humanitarian situation in South Sudan due to conflict, economic decline and climatic shocks, the UN and other non-governmental relief organizations have appealed for US$1.6 billion to provide life-saving assistance and protection to (...)
[Panapress] 13/02/2017

Sudan: The Impact of Halayb Dispute On the Sudanese-Egyptian Relations
[SudaNow] Khartoum --Recent statements by Sudanese President Omar al-Beshir to the Arabiya satellite TV channel on the Sudan's relationship with Egypt have once again rekindled the dispute between the two countries over Halayb and Shalateen which Egypt has long claimed its ownership to the (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

South Sudan: The Country Now Largest Refugee Crisis in Africa
[VOA] More than three years of civil war in South Sudan has forced 1.5 million people to flee into neighboring countries, creating Africa's largest refugee crisis and the third largest in the world after Syria and Afghanistan, the U.N. refugee agency (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

South Sudan: The President's Order to Fire Governor Leads to Deadly Fighting
[VOA] Two people were killed and three others injured in fighting between government soldiers and Imatong state bodyguards Thursday after South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, fired the governor of Imatong state, Nartisio Loluke (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

South Sudan: General Quits Over 'Ethnic Cleansing' Regime
[Deutsche Welle] A top general in the South Sudanese armed forces has stepped down in response to alleged atrocities by the government. The conflict has left tens of thousands dead, with the UN warning of "all-out ethnic civil (...)
[AllAfrica] 13/02/2017

South Sudan peace deal has been disregarded
Parties to the agreement have ignored all advice from the Igad's monitoring and evaluation team.
[East Africa News Post] 13/02/2017

Police finds explosives in Sudan apartment after blast
Neighbours said many young Egyptians, Somalis and Syrians live in the apartment building that was raided earlier on Sunday.
[East Africa News Post] 13/02/2017



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