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Thursday, 07-31-14, 8:23Khartoum Declares High State of Alert, Closes Schools Due to Heavy Rains[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Khartoum state has declared high state of alert following heavy rains which hit the Sudanese capital on Wednesday. Dozens of families in the west of Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman were seen carrying their belongings after their homes were destroyed by rain which amounted to 43 mm. Floods have also destroyed homes in villages and areas south of Omdurman. read more...
Thursday, 07-31-14, 5:31Call for Global Action on Nuba Conflict[CISA]El Obeid -Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of El Obeid, Rt Rev Macram Gassis has said that governments, international organizations, and the Catholic Church can save many lives in the troubled Nuba region if they give it serious attention. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 14:43Govt 'Ready' to Resume Peace Talks[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan on Monday expressed readiness to resume peace negotiations with the rebel faction of the SPLM under the leadership of the former vice-president, Riek Machar, downplaying the likely implications of recent military engagement in Upper Nile and Jonglei states. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 14:37South Darfur Camp Without Water for More Than a Week[Radio Dabanga]Otash Camp -The residents of the Otash camp for the displaced in Nyala locality, South Darfur, are suffering from an acute drinking water crisis for more than a week. read more...
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 13:18Father, Two Sons Shot in Abu Karinka, East Darfur[Radio Dabanga]Abu Karinka -Three men were shot in Abu Karinka locality, East Darfur, on Sunday. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 14:23Rebel Front to Unify Opposition Forces[Radio Dabanga]Paris -The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF, an alliance of the main rebel movements) will work towards unifying all opposition forces as a necessary measure to overthrow the regime, or reach a comprehensive peaceful solution to end war, and bring about democratic change in the country. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 13:41Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan[State Department]Washington, DC -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. This is not a crisis caused by drought or flood: it is a calamity created by conflict. Unless the fighting ends and a peace agreement is concluded, the number of those at risk of starvation -- now as many as 3.9 million people, fully one-third of the populati read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 8:54Unknown Men Storm SCP Premises in Khartoum, Assaults Seven People[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) said an unidentified group of armed men had stormed its headquarters in Omdurman on Sunday and assaulted several party members. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 8:54Sudanese States Ask for Federal Help to Stave Off Effects of Rains and Floods[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's River Nile and Sinnar states have asked the federal government for assistance to overcome the serious damages caused by heavy rains. read more...
Monday, 07-28-14, 7:57Darfur Displaced 'Deprived' of Eid Celebration[Radio Dabanga]Kass -Darfur's soaring prices and deteriorating security situation are taking away the joy of the final Ramadan celebration of the internally displaced people living in the camps, camp officials claimed. read more...

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