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South Sudan rivals fail to reach deal, frustrating mediators

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan's warring parties failed to reach a breakthrough in peace talks in Ethiopia, mediators said Friday, expressing disappointment following months of discussions attempting to stop violence in the world's newest country.

South Sudan's warring leaders fail to reach peace deal

South Sudan's warring leaders have failed to reach a deal on ending their 15-month-old civil war, Ethiopia's prime minister said Friday. "This is unacceptable, both morally and politically," Hailemariam Desalegn said in the statement issued by the east African regional bloc IGAD, which has been trying to mediate a peace deal. In the statemen addressed tot he people of South Sudanh, Hailemariam ...

Bar South Sudan leaders from transition: inquiry draft

By Michelle Nichols and Aaron Maasho UNITED NATIONS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, say sources and a draft of the report. The recommendations are directly at odds with a peace deal being ...

Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia agree basis of Nile water deal

The foreign ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia said early on Friday they had reached the basis of an agreement on the sharing of Nile waters and Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam. "A full agreement has been reached between our three countries on the principles of the use of the eastern Nile Basin and the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam," Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Karti told reporters early on ...

Lost Boys of Sudan sue producers of 'The Good Lie'

WSB Atlanta: Fifty-four Sudanese refugees who live in Atlanta are suing the producers of the hit movie “The Good Lie.” They say they were promised money for their foundation for sharing their story, but never received a dime. They are known as the Lost Boys of ...

South Sudan peace talks to go on until Friday

Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels will extend beyond a Thursday deadline set by mediators to allow them to finalize details on power sharing, mediators from the regional East African group IGAD said. The group had allowed to the end of Thursday to iron out any obstacles to a deal to end fighting that erupted in December 2013 after a political dispute that saw President ...

Exclusive: Bar South Sudan leaders from transition - inquiry draft

By Michelle Nichols and Aaron Maasho UNITED NATIONS/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, say sources and a draft of the report. The recommendations are directly at odds with a peace deal being ...

S Sudan peace deal deadline missed

Peace talks aimed at ending the South Sudan conflict are extended indefinitely after the government and rebels miss the deadline for a deal.

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South Sudan government and rebels miss peace deal deadline

BBC News: Peace talks aimed at ending the South Sudan conflict have been extended indefinitely after the government and rebels missed the deadline for a deal. The talks in Ethiopia are being mediated by the East African regional bloc, Igad, which had given both ...

South Sudan condemns deadly clashes in Abyei

Sudan Tribune: “We call on the international community, especially the government of the United States, the United Nations to come out and hold the government of Sudan responsible for this atrocious, inhumane and barbaric act,” a visibly agitated Mijak told reporters ...

S. Sudan army summons militia leader over child soldiers

Sudan Tribune: The United Nations has gathered evidence that a militia led by Johnson Oliny, a commander integrated into South Sudan army, is responsible for the abduction of at least 89 and possibly hundreds of children in Wau Shilluk in mid-February. The SPLA has ...

New waves of refugees flee violence in Sudan's Nuba Mountains

Rescue (blog): With food scarce and hospitals destroyed, thousands of people displaced by violence in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan have crossed into South Sudan – itself ridden by civil war. Up to 1,000 Sudanese refugees a week are arriving in the ...

South Sudan talks in stalemate, deadline for deal extended

South Sudan's president and a rebel leader on Thursday failed to agree on ending their 15-month civil war, although mediators said talks would continue and a deadline for a deal would be extended. President Salva Kiir and his former deputy and arch rival Riek Machar "will continue negotiations tomorrow morning," the east African regional bloc IGAD said in a brief statement. IGAD, which is ...

South Sudan hits out at UN sanctions

South Sudan's foreign minister warns that the imposition of any US-backed sanctions would be counter-productive to the peace process.

Sanctions threat an obstacle to peace, says South Sudan

United Nations sanctions aimed at bringing an end to South Sudan's civil war would be counterproductive if imposed, the country's foreign minister said on Wednesday. On Tuesday the UN Security Council unanimously passed a US-drafted resolution outlining a sanctions regime that will allow for worldwide travel bans and asset freezes for "spoilers" of the peace process and a possible arms embargo ...

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S. Sudanese peace talks moving slowly despite deadline – rebels

Sudan Tribune: March 1, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – The peace talks between warring parties in South Sudan, which is duped as the last round by the East African regional mediation of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is moving at a snail's pace despite ...

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Sudan opposition to take part in national dialogue preparatory meeting: Germany

Sudan Tribune: on 25 and 26 February, the signatories of “Sudan Call” who refuse to join the national dialogue process before to create a conducive environment, discussed proposals for peace-building measures as part of the national dialogue process which should be ...

Sudanese opposition to participate in national dialogue predatory meeting

Sudan Tribune: on 25 and 26 February, the signatories of "Sudan Call" who refuse to join the national dialogue process before to create a conducive environment, discussed proposals for peace-building measures as part of the national dialogue process which should be ...

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Many South Sudan boys 'kidnapped to be child soldiers'

BBC News: Hundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the United Nations children's agency says. The figure is a big increase on the 89 child abductions reported by Unicef last month. Their latest statement blamed a ...

Hundreds of boys feared kidnapped in South Sudan

RTE.ie: The UN children's agency said this morning it fears hundreds of boys were kidnapped last month in the northeast of South Sudan, raising suspicions that the abductors were from a pro-government militia. Last week UNICEF had estimated that 89 boys, some ...

China questions US threat of UN sanctions on South Sudan

Reuters: Thousands of people have been killed and more than a million have fled their homes since fighting erupted in South Sudan in December 2013 between soldiers allied to President Salva Kiir and those loyal to his former deputy Riek Machar. The core of the ...

Uganda denies massing troops along Sudan border

By Elias Biryabarema KAMPALA (Reuters) - Ugandan troops based in South Sudan are not massing along the Sudan border, Ugandan military officials said on Tuesday, after Sudan's state news agency reported 16,000 Ugandan soldiers were due to arrive near the frontier. Sudan's Suna news agency on Monday said Ugandan soldiers were massing near the border to fight rebels opposed to President Salva Kiir ...

over 121, 000 S’Sudanese refugees arrive in Sudan – UN

Over 121,400 South Sudanese refugees have crossed into Sudan by the end of February, said United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). “By Feb. 19, an estimated 121,400 South Sudanese refugees have arrived in Sudan following the outbreak of violence in South Sudan in mid-December 2013,” said OCHA in a report made...  [Read More...]

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