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Thursday, 10-23-14, 13:12UN Secretary General's Humanitarian Envoy and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Praise Sudan for Generously Welcoming South Sudanese Refugees[UNHCR]Khartoum -United Nations Secretary-General's Humanitarian Envoy Abdullah al Matouq and UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned yesterday from a visit to Sudan's White Nile State, where more than 50,000 South Sudanese refugees currently reside in 4 sites. They visited the Joda border crossing through which the majority of the South Sudanese refugees have arrived in White Nile State and went to Al Alagaya refugee site, which hosts over 8,000 refugees. There they saw firsthand the living cond read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 5:23Sudan's Ruling National Congress Party Nominates President Al-Bashir As Presidential Candidate for the 2015 Election[Ethiopia Government]Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's Shura Council nominates President Omer Hassan al-Bashir as the party's candidate for next year's presidential election. The incumbent president won 265 votes out of 495 (73%). His official nomination will be approved at the NCP General Convention.. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 12:18Rebels Deny Endorsing Kiir's Party Leadership[Sudan Tribune]Arusha -The armed opposition faction of Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has dismissed allegations suggesting the recently signed framework agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, had endorsed to reunite the three factions of the SPLM under the leadership of president Salva Kiir. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 11:45Campaign for Peaceful Harvest Concludes in West Darfur[Unamid]On 16 October 2014, UNAMID Civil Affairs Section concluded a peace campaign aimed at addressing potential conflicts between farmers and pastoralists at the Aish Barra Administrative Unit in El Geneina, West Darfur. read more...
Wednesday, 10-22-14, 4:35Ruling Party Selects Bashir for Polls[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's (NCP) Shura Council has selected president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, as party candidate for the 2015 election. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 11:15Ruling Party Chooses Presidential Nominees[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Leadership Council of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) selected five nominees to compete for the presidency of the party and next year's presidential elections in a secret ballot on Monday. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 11:15Ruling Party Selects Major Nominees for President[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Leadership Council of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) selected five nominees to compete for the presidency of the party and next year's presidential elections in a secret ballot on Monday. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 9:5050 Years On - Remembering the October Revolution[African Arguments]Many Sudanese intellectuals watched on with wry amusement as, in 2011, the global media announced that the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia and Libya were the first civilian movements to overthrow military autocracies in the Arab world. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 7:16Ruling Party to Name Presidential Candidates[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's (NCP) Leadership Council will meet on Monday to select five figures as candidates for the presidency ahead of the scheduled General Convention on 23 October. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 6:24Opposition Parties Petition Kiir Over Security Bill[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese opposition leaders have petitioned President Salva Kiir against signing into law the controversial security bill approved by the parliament, despite boycott, saying it contravenes the country's constitution. read more...

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