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Le Monde says the Wallon regional authorities may still be brought on-board but that's likely to add months to an already millennia-long negotiating process.
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The Sahel extends east from the Atlantic Ocean through northern Senegal, southern Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, southern Niger, northeastern Nigeria, Chad and the Sudan. Most of the Sahel region consists of savannah. ... suggests that an ...
October 21, 2016 (Juba) - South Sudan's government under the leadership of President Salva Kiir on Friday said it regretted a statement by the United States (U.
A prominent Sudanese rebel group said on Friday it was suspending peace talks with Khartoum after a rights group accused government forces of using chemical weapons against civilians in war-torn Darfur.
A recent report by the human rights organization Amnesty International alleged that Sudan's government may have used chemical weapons in their offensives...

"With reference to Great Aweil Concern youth meeting on the 20th of October 2016 at South Sudan Hotel Aweil, we write to express our strong denunciation and condemnation of the alleged letter circulated in the social media warning Equatorias in Aweil ...
According to human rights groups and opposition activists, an estimated 500 people have been killed during months-long anti-government protests in the Amhara and Oromia regions. Amnesty International on Tuesday said more than 800 protesters have ...
October 20, 2016 (Khartoum). Sudan and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for ( ...
October 20, 2016 (Addis Ababa) - Ministers in charge of water affairs in the Nile Basin countries have called for scaling up of preparations and implementation of investment projects in the Nile Equatorial Lakes sub-region. JPEG - 67.3 kb; The Grand ...
A regional protection force mandated by the Security Council has been undermined by South Sudan's government, Herve Ladsous said according to a transcript obtained by Radio Tamazuj.
October 19, 2016 (Juba) - The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), the body overseeing implementation of the shaky South Sudan's peace agreement signed in August last year insisted that the peace deal is still "alive" and warned against ...
Despite overwhelming evidence of Khartoum's use of chemical weapons in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur (western Sudan), the international community seems to be quietly walking away from its responsibility to investigate. A report released on September ...
The last thing eastern Congo needs is more armed groups, so the arrival of hundreds of South Sudanese rebels in the violence-prone region is cause for concern. The UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo, known by the acronym ...
Kenya, he said, should not allow itself to be influenced by talks in certain quarters that are not familiar with the South Sudanese crisis and are biased. It is important for Kenya to continue playing its leading role as the stabilizing factor in South ...
Questions remain over whether the South Sudanese government will accept a regional protection force. Little progress has also been made on a long-term process to ensure peace and accountability in South Sudan. Accusations that the UN is standing by ...

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir on Monday extended by two months a unilateral ceasefire in three regions, where fighting between government forces and rebels has killed tens of thousands of people.
New York - South Sudan's government has yet to take concrete steps to allow a UN-mandated regional force to deploy in Juba, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon told the Security Council.
The South Sudan Civil Society Alliance has approved the deployment of a regional protection force to South Sudan, reversing an earlier decision against its deployment. The group of civil society organizations had earlier said they were opposed to the ...
A number of rebel groups who have attacked oil and gas facilities in the delta region this year say local people in the swamps and creeks of the region have not benefited from the industry. Most remain in poverty and infrastructure is lacking, despite ...
Takes note of the briefings provided by the AU Commissioner for peace and Security, Ambassador Smail Chergui, and the AU High Representative for South Sudan, former President Alpha Oumar Konare, on the situation in South Sudan. Council also takes note ...
CAIRO - Amnesty International accused the Sudanese military on Thursday of using chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, in one of the most remote corners of the Darfur region over the past eight months. The Britain-based ...
... and Russian airstrikes; How Bangladesh security forces are deliberately kneecapping opposition supporters; chemical weapons attacks in Sudan's Darfur region kill children and babies; and the US government has imposed sanctions on DR Congo security ...
A 103-page report by Amnesty International accusing the Sudanese government of using chemical weapons repeatedly on its civilians in remote areas that are inaccessible and a part of Darfur has gained international recognition due to the chilling ...
The only path forward to the promised nirvana of hope, democracy, and prosperity for the people of South Sudan is terminating the political dominance of the Gunclass..." 28 September ... These, ethno-regional, sectarian warlords have benefitted from ...
The group said its investigation "has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur ...
By Denis Dumo. Juba (Reuters) - rebel forces in South Sudan said government troops attacked their garrison in a town in the north on Tuesday, and they threatened swift retaliation, stoking fears of another full-blown military confrontation in the young ...
Hollingworth, WFP further stated, has also held one of the top offices in the region serving as Deputy Regional Director for the WFP Regional Office for the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe. He was in Sudan on short missions ...
September 27, 2016 (Khartoum) - Sudan on Tuesday has pledged to support the efforts of East African Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to achieve peace in South Sudan and backed the deployment of regional forces in the conflict hit ...
September 26, 2016 (Juba) - Opposition forces in Western Equatoria region have rejected calls by the newly appointed controversial First Vice President, Taban Deng Gai, to assemble in cantonment areas the forces of the Sudan People's Liberation army in ...
U.N. peacekeepers and South Sudan National security members ride on their truck as they protect internally displaced people during a reallocation at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound at the UN House in Jebel, in South ...
September 23, 2016 (Khartoum) - The United People's Front for Liberation and Justice(UPFLJ), a group from eastern Sudan has called on the African Union mediation to open a new peace track for one of Sudan's poorest regions. ... by Malik Agar, said in a ...
The regional body which was chaired by Tijani al-Sissi had been tasked with the implementation of the Doha Document for peace in Darfur (DDPD), a framework agreement endorsed by the government and two former rebel groups from the region in July 2011 ...
September 22, 2016 (Juba) - The United Nations refugee Agency (UNHCR) has strongly denounced what it described as the spreading violence in South Sudan's Greater Equatoria region in past weeks, including recent attacks at Lasu settlement. JPEG - 94.4 ...
September 23, 2016 (Juba) - Top ranking regional religious leaders have on Friday called for an end to South Sudan's conflict, saying violence in all its forms does not resolve the differences but "begets violent destruction." ... But in a brief ...
In August, the UN Security Council said that if South Sudan did not accept a 4,000 strong regional peacekeeping force, it would place an arms embargo on the country.
Washington D.C. - The United States has welcomed Sudan's recent efforts to increase counterterrorism cooperation with the US in recent months, but says highlights human rights and advancing freedoms remain issues of contention.
Ruto also spoke on South Sudan, noting with concern that recent developments threatened to plunge the country and the region into a security and humanitarian crisis. He called upon parties that signed the 2005 Comprehensive peace Agreement (CPA) and ...
September 21, 2016 (Addis Ababa) - An Eritrean opposition group, Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO) on Wednesday said that Yemen's Houthi group have attacked the international Airport of Assab, a port city in the Southern Red sea ...
opinion By Tesfaye Lema. Ethiopia has been actively working for the thriving of regional peace in the Horn of Africa. ... different African countries.
He also blamed the region's problems on heavy rains that have caused floods and displacement in greater Upper Nile and greater Bahr al Ghazal regions. At the same time, Deng insisted that the security situation overall is relatively calm in South Sudan.
September 21, 2016 (Juba) - South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir, has approved the establishment of up to four cantonment sites for members of the armed opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation army (SPLA-IO) in Equatoria region.
September 21, 2016 (Khartoum) - The United Kingdom Special Representative for Sudan and South Sudan Chris Trott on Wednesday said that Sudanese government and opposition could reach peace via the mediation of the African Union High ... "During my visit ...
While countering terrorism is an important objective for the United States, we continue to engage the government of Sudan on protecting human rights, resolving internal conflicts, addressing humanitarian needs, improving regional stability, and ...
"We stand against all inhuman treatment to all south Sudanese regardless of their tribe, regions and political affiliation," he added.
While countering terrorism is an important objective for the United States, we continue to engage the government of Sudan on protecting human rights, resolving internal conflicts, addressing humanitarian needs, improving regional stability, and ...
The paper, signed by Jean-Michel Dumond, the new Ambassador-Designate of the EU in Sudan, on behalf of the resident EU Heads of Mission, states that the availability of water is increasingly being affected by global climate change.
September 19, 2016 (YAMBIO) - Authorities of the newly created Gbudue state in Western Equatoria region have allowed patrol teams of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to operate freely in the state following earlier restrictions.
He also stressed the need for stronger cooperation among the United Nations, the African Union and Intergovernmental Authority for Development and other stakeholders for the immediate deployment of the Regional Protection Force in South Sudan, ...


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