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Sudan: Govt '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.

Sudan: All Talk, No Peace

Sudan now says that it intends to play a major role in ending South Sudan’s civil war. Sudanese statements have vacillated between claiming to have a strict hands-off policy in regards to South Sudan’s war to offering to facilitate mediation.

South Sudan says it's ready to resume peace talks with rebels

Sudan Tribune: July 28, 2014 (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 ...

S. Sudan security arrest N. Bahr el Ghazal youths amid claims of torture

Sudan Tribune: State lawmakers and relatives told Sudan Tribune that security agents arrested Stephen Wieu Guot, Majok Ngor Majok, Akol Dut Akol and Lino Thiep on 26 July who were still in detention. A government agent confirmed holding the youth, but neither gave ...

Thousands facing hunger in S Sudan's northern Jonglei

Sudan Tribune: Locals have spoken of the worsening humanitarian conditions in the region during recent visit by Sudan Tribune to Duk county and some rebelled-controlled areas in Ayod. Nyabiel Garkuoth, 69, is struggling to cope with the loss of her three sons who ...

S. Sudan rejects call for suspension of new oil contracts

Sudan Tribune: “The economy of South Sudan is current substantially dependent on our petroleum industry. Even while we seek to diversify economy and attract new investments in new industries, we foresee the oil industry as remaining a substantial, if not predominant ...

Sudan's NUP leader describes 2015 elections as “nightmare”

Sudan Tribune: The former prime minister added that Sudan ranked the 6th most corrupt country in the world in 2013 according to Transparency International's corruption index, saying in 2013 Sudan ranked third on the list of the world's failed states, after the ...

Sudan's NUP leader describes 2015 elections as “nightmare”

July 28, 2014 (Khartoum) – The leader of Sudan's opposition National Umma Party (NUP), al-Sadiq al-Mahdi, has described the government intention to hold elections in the country under the present circumstances as a “nightmare”. Al-Mahdi, who delivered a Eid al-Fitr feast sermon at Imam Abdelrahman al-Mahdi mosque in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on Monday, said Sudan suffers from sharp ...

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185 NEW SMILES IN SUDAN THESE..

Aboushi helped create 185 smiles

ESPN: CORTLAND, N.Y. -- There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all. Aboushi, an offensive lineman for the New York Jets, was part of a five-day surgical mission by the Islamic Medical Association of North America in ...

Jets' Aboushi helped create 185 smiles in Sudan

Sacramento Bee: CORTLAND, N.Y. -- There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and New York Jets offensive lineman Oday Aboushi helped create them all. He was part of a five-day surgical mission by the Islamic Medical Association of North America in early March to ...

Jets OT helped create 185 smiles in Sudan

There are 185 new smiles in Sudan these days, and Oday Aboushi helped create them all.

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New England city awaits Sudanese Christian woman who faced death

KSAT San Antonio: The wait is nearly over in a close-knit Manchester, New Hampshire, community with ties to South Sudan. Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday with her husband ...

US city awaits freed Sudanese woman

KPRC Houston: The wait is nearly over in a close-knit Manchester, New Hampshire, community with ties to South Sudan. Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan because of her faith, arrived in Rome on Thursday with her husband ...

Spared Sudanese Christian Woman Meets Pope in Rome

New York Times: ROME — Mariam Ibraheem Ishag, a Christian woman whose death sentence in Sudan for refusing to renounce her faith set off an international protest, arrived in Rome on Thursday morning to a hero's welcome and a private audience with Pope Francis.

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South Sudan's food crisis 'worst in the world' - UN

BBC News: South Sudan's food crisis is the worst in the world, the UN Security Council has warned, calling for urgent action. It said there was a "catastrophic food insecurity" in the country, urging donor nations who pledged $618m (£364m) in aid to make good on ...

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Pope Meets Sudanese Woman Sentenced to Death

ABC News: Ibrahim held her sleeping infant as she stepped off the plane from Sudan, which had initially blocked her from leaving the country even after the country's highest court overturned her death sentence in June. An Italian diplomat carried her 18-month ...

Condemned woman leaves Sudan

Mariam Yehya Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman sentenced to death in Sudan for apostasy but subsequently pardoned, arrived in Rome on Thursday, the Italian Foreign Ministry said.

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South Sudan rebels launch new membership application form

Sudan Tribune: July 28, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The SPLM/A in Opposition said on Monday it has launched new membership and application forms to organise members as part of increased efforts to bring about political reforms in South Sudan and restructure the ruling ...

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

ABC News: Health experts locked away in a hotel conference room in South Sudan's capital are debating exactly how severe the hunger situation is in the world's newest country, and if the hunger brought on by violence that erupted in December qualifies as a famine.

UN, S. Sudan police to strenghten civilian protection

Sudan Tribune: July 23, 2014 (JUBA) – The new mandate of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) will enable its police and members of South Sudan National Police Service (SSNPS) address fundamental issues like human rights and protection of civilians, ...

South Sudan president warns against importing radical Islam

Sudan Tribune: July 27, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned against the importation of radical Islam, saying he would not tolerate extremism in religion. “We will not accept this thing, the importation of radical behaviours in the name of ...

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made. The question now being considered is the big one: Is it a famine?

In South Sudan, Somalia, experts study hunger data to see if 'famine' label should be applied

Market shelves are bare.

South Sudan food crisis worst in the world: UN

South Sudan's food crisis is now the worst in the world, the UN Security Council said Friday as it called for urgent funding to step up deliveries of desperately-needed aid. Some 3.9 million people -- a staggering one in three people throughout the country -- are going hungry as the fighting in South Sudan continues, according to UN officials. The Security Council described a "catastrophic food ...

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