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Tuesday, 09-30-14, 8:08Juba Denies Plans to Replace Vice-President[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has downplayed the prospect that vice-president James Wani Igga may be dumped in order to pave way for the appointment of a new face with a large popular following. read more...
Tuesday, 09-30-14, 5:39Spanish Diplomat Dies in Khartoum Stabbing[VOA]A Spanish diplomat was found dead with stab wounds in his home in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 8:42Juba Accuses Opposition of Pursuing Tribal Agenda[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government under the leadership of resident Salva Kiir has dismissed opposition efforts aimed at introducing democratic reforms as "wishful thinking", describing it as a "a political ploy to install a tribal government". read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 8:04Mahdi Must First Relinquish Paris Declaration Before Returning to Sudan - Bashir[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese president Omer al-Bashir strongly attacked the leader of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) for signing a political agreement with rebel groups and said that Sadiq al-Mahdi can return back to Sudan only if he cancels the Paris Declaration. read more...
Monday, 09-29-14, 1:58U.S. Special Envoy On U.S. Priorities in Sudan, South Sudan[State Department]FOREIGN PRESS CENTER WITH AMBASSADOR DONALD BOOTH, SPECIAL ENVOY TO SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 12:36Govt Cracks Down On Memorial Services for Those Killed in September 2013 Protests[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Thursday prevented some of the families of victims who were killed during the September 2013 protests from organising vigils for their loved ones, also detaining dozens of activists in the process. read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 12:35Arab Special Envoy Pledges to Improve Health Situation in Darfur[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Arab League's special envoy for humanitarian affairs, Hessa bint Khalifa Al Thani, has vowed to improve the heath situation in Darfur, conceding services in the troubled region had deteriorated and medical supplies remained scarce. read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 11:54Gold for Food in Sudan's Blue Nile[Nuba Reports]At a bend in the Yabus River, 12-year-old Jawahir Babikir is on a mission. Bent over in the sun, she stands ankle deep in the cool, flowing water, panning for gold. Normally, Jawahir would be at the Doro Refugee Camp in South Sudan, attending school. But for today, she's made the journey to Sudan's Blue Nile, to earn some money. "I had class today but I couldn't go," she said. "I have to pan [for gold] so I can buy a pencil and a notebook to write with; tomorrow's a school day." read more...
Friday, 09-26-14, 9:01South Sudan Deploys Troops Along Border With Sudan[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan army said it has deployed battalion of troops along it border with Sudan following repeated rebels raids on its territory. read more...
Thursday, 09-25-14, 13:05Juba Warns Against Diplomatic Attempts to Block Kiir's Presidential Bid[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese government officials said Tuesday that any diplomatic discussions seeking to persuade president Salva Kiir against contesting for future elections were unrealistic and should instead be decided by the country's citizens. read more...

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