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Sudan -- The ongoing national fuel crisis that is being experienced across Sudan has caused great damage to the summer farms, gardens and orchards in the states ... Farmers have warned of the failure of wheat harvest in El Zorat project north of Dongola in the Northern State because of the diesel crisis. Agriculture Darfur
All UN member states should immediately halt the sale of weapons to parties to the conflict in Yemen who routinely violate International Humanitarian Law, including Saudi Arabia and ... On 17 April at least 207 child soldiers - 112 boys and 95 girls - were released in South Sudan's Western Equatoria State.

"This is the same regime that has conducted genocide against the people of Dafur... and denied millions of South Sudanese citizens. And not only that, this is the government who killed our parents and made us Lost Boys." Congress is considering taking Sudan off of the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. US Senators
April 25, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), led by Malik Agar, Wednesday said the government's Rapid Support Forces (RSF) launched an attack on its troops in Blue Nile state. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune, the SPLA-N Agar General ... rebel
Juba 25 April, 2018 - The Ministry of Health of South Sudan with support from WHO and partners joined the rest of the African and Global community to ... All the states throughout the country are implementing similar activities to increase demand and boost immunization coverage during this week. Sudan
The former French ambassador to Asmara, toured Eritrean refugees camps in Kassala state before to meet Sudanese officials in Khartoum. France supports local initiatives to support Eritrean refugees in Eastern Sudan through education, healthcare and professional formation. The presidential ... peace

"These kind of people cannot just be treated like ordinary asylum seekers because according to the IGAD Instrument of Establishment no member state should harbor rebels or allow such negative elements to use its territory against member states," he stressed. The meeting, held at Sheraton Kampala ... asylum South Sudan
Famine was declared in South Sudan's Unity State counties of Mayendit and Leer in early 2017. ... of severe hunger, "Famine", and the shocks that cause these circumstances as told by South Sudanese - published in the newly released report "Now the Forest is Blocked: Shocks and Access to Food".
April 24, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - Britain has pledged to support Sudan's removal from US list of state sponsors of terrorism, at the end of the fifth meeting of the UK-Sudan Strategic Dialogue held in the Sudanese capital in KHARTOUM on Tuesday. The biannual meetings covered bilateral issues, Sudan's ...
The security conditions for humanitarian workers have deteriorated in recent weeks in former Unity state, where Leer is located, ICRC said. "We take this opportunity to remind all parties to the conflict that any attack on humanitarian aid workers is unacceptable and a violation of international ... Sudan
However, Sudan remains on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism, which means the airline's equipment situation is unlikely to improve in the near future, explained deputy general manager, Yasir Timo. ... Today, aircraft are sometimes leased from Sudanese operators such as Badr Airlines and Tarco Air. Sudan
The USAID Promoting Resilience through Ongoing Participatory Engagement and Learning (PROPEL) program was designed to foster social cohesion and resilience in targeted communities in Jonglei, Lakes, and Eastern and Central Equatoria states in South Sudan through a Community-Driven ... Sudan
... 14 February to 9 March in Geneva: Haiti, Nepal, Oman, Sudan, Slovenia, Seychelles and Russian Federation. The findings cover how the respective State is doing with regard to the rights of persons with disabilities, detailing positive developments, main areas of concern, and recommendations for action. Sudan
Juba - Around 100 armed youths raided a cattle camp in north-western South Sudan on Monday in an attack that left at least 22 people dead. About 17 others were injured when the assailants from Eastern Lakes State stole about 90 cattle under gunfire in the village of Tidilo in Terekeka State, State Minister ... Sudan
Sudan's State Foreign Minister Atta al-Mannan Bakhit told the semi-official Sudan Media Center (SMC) the meeting would be held soon but he didn't ... has witnessed remarkable improvement in all fields, saying the resumption of border trade would boost links between Sudan's border states and Chad. Sudan
South Sudan declares Rift Valley fever outbreak in parts of Eastern Lakes State ... “Financial contributions from the European Union Humanitarian Aid (ECHO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) allowed WHO to deploy experts and provide technical and logistical support,” ... Sudan
Renk town is located in Renk County, Upper Nile State, near South Sudan's border with Sudan. Since independance in 2011, Renk has become a major destination and transit point for returnees from Sudan and, since the beginning of the current conflict in 2013, for internally displaced persons (IDPs) ... Sudan

What's happening, per the report: South Sudan's state oil company, Nile Petroleum Corporation (Nilepet), has funded militias responsible for violence. More than $80 million was recorded as being paid to South Sudanese politicians, military officials, government agencies, and companies with links to politicians that paid for ... Sudan
A second deminer, UNMAS said in a statement, received minor injuries in the incident which took place at Melut in South Sudan's Upper Nile region on 7 March 2018. UNMAS South Sudan Programme Manager, Tim Lardner, said the mine action community in South Sudan was deeply shocked by the loss ... Sudan
With so many conflicts around the globe, it is not surprising that those like South Sudan's attract attention only when they rise to horrific levels. But South Sudan has the dubious distinction of being the world's youngest state and the one most likely to fail. The latter status is bestowed by the Fund for Peace, ... Sudan
There is now more social disharmony, more wanton killing, bad governance; corruption and acute lack of an envisaged citizenry-nation state social contract. The bicameral house of National Legislative Assembly and Council of States has excluded the traditional governance system of mutuality and ... Sudan
Bol John Akot, and UNHCR Representative to South Sudan, Mr Johann Siffointe, His Excellency Seiji Okada, Ambassador of Japan to South Sudan, visited ... H.E. also visited Pamir PHCC, where he was briefed by UNHCR health partner International Rescue Committee (IRC) and Panrieng State Hospital, ... Sudan
February 23, 2018 (JUBA) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement In Opposition (SPLM-IO) has accused the South Sudanese army of preparing to launch new attacks on its positions in Yei River state in South Sudan's Equatoria region and attacking civilians in neighbouring areas. On 21 February, the ... Sudan
More than 40 South Sudanese officials may have committed crimes against humanity, the United Nations has said. A report on Friday by investigators from the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan said the officials - including military generals and state governors - may be responsible for the ... Sudan
Sudanese members of the Rapid Support Forces, a paramilitary force backed by the Sudanese government, ride in the back of a Toyota pickup truck. ... After removing long-standing comprehensive sanctions against the government of Sudan, the United States is considering next steps on the path to full ... Sudan
The South Sudanese leader specifically called on the East African regional leaders to be supportive of African initiatives, stressing that war and insecurity are hindering positive development in the region. He, however, reiterated Africa's newest nation's commitment and full support as a member state to the ... Sudan
He pointed out to a meeting between his ministry and the state security committee to reach the areas difficult to reach due to security threats. ... According to the WHO and the Sudanese Ministry of Health in mid-October 2017, the total number of reported cases across 18 states of Sudan reached more than ... Sudan
Al-Fasher — The Governor of North Darfur State, Abdul-Wahid Yousif has reiterated stability of security situation and restoration to its normalcy. He said North Darfur State has recovered from war and now working to achieve development , make reconciliations among components of local communities in ... Sudan
"We need to start thinking outside the box and set up stable State institutions capable of creativity, follow-up and achievement," he added. ... In the upcoming weeks, the two countries have to engage in a difficult process to remove Sudan from the list of terror states which requires political concessions and ... Sudan
KHARTOUM, Feb. 16 (Xinhua) -- Sudan and Turkey have formed a partnership to establish the first copper firm in the Red Sea State in eastern Sudan. The deal was sealed Thursday during the meeting between a visiting Turkish delegation and Sudan's Minerals Minister Hashim Ali Salem. "The primary ... Sudan
Khartoum — The United States Embassy in Sudan has issued a statement expressing its concern at the many arrests and detentions carried out by the Sudanese authorities in response to public protests against rising commodity prices, flour and fuel shortages, and skyrocketing inflation. In the statement ... Sudan
In South Sudan's northeastern Upper Nile State medical care for people living in remote areas is practically non-existent. Years of civil war ... MSF is providing decentralised medical outreach services to some of the most isolated places in the region, like Dethok or Oriny, from our main hospitals in the State. Sudan
February 14, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The number of South Sudanese refugees in Sudan's White Nile State has reached 150,000, said the chairman of the ... in Sudan have reportedly been distributed in four states including the White Nile, South Kordofan, East Darfur and Khartoum states, amid concerns the ... Sudan
Hundreds of residents of the Jonglei State capital of Bor are sleeping under the stars after local authorities demolished their houses Tuesday to make way for new roads. Residents awoke to the sound of a bulldozer destroying their houses in the Marol area, where many South Sudanese had settled illegally ... Sudan
A new group of 270 members of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) yesterday left for a one-year rotational peacekeeping mission in Juba, South Sudan. They are part of a battalion of 920 soldiers of the mechanised infantry who will work under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and will be ... Sudan
February 10, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N Agar) led by Malik Agar has called on the African mediation to ... It also stressed the Movement principles to restructure the Sudanese state on the basis of the New Sudan approach and the right of self-rule for the ... Sudan
Since the release of the 2018 budget last month, peaceful protests erupted in a number of Sudanese states leading to the killing of a high school student in West Darfur State and detention of dozens of opposition activists across the country. In a statement seen by Sudan Tribune on Friday, the 27 November ... Sudan
At least 15 people have been killed and several others injured during clan fighting in South Sudan, a government official and witnesses say. The fighting, in the Kolynyang area of Jonglei state's Bor South county, began Wednesday and continued into Thursday, said witnesses who hid in the bush. State ... Sudan
his country from the United States, according to the state media. These comments surprised Washington at the time, especially since they came a few weeks after the United States lifted a 20-year-old trade embargo against Sudan. During his trip, the Sudanese president also reportedly called for nuclear ... Sudan
February 7, 2018 (Middelburg) – A South Sudanese Bishop has won an award in recognition for the peace village he founded as the visible ... Situated in Eastern Equatoria state, on the southeast border of South Sudan, the facility brings together different ethnic groups who live and work together. In 2013 ... Sudan
Employees work in Shafie Factory for Iodized Salt Production in Port-Sudan, the capital city of the Red Sea State, eastern Sudan, on Feb. 7, 2018. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Wednesday inaugurated the country's first iodized salt plant, Shafie Factory for Iodized Salt Production, in Port-Sudan. Sudan
With the confirmation of Rift Valley Fever (RVF), in Yirol East, Lakes State, UNICEF has been providing support in the overall coordination of investigation and response activities being carried out by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) through a multi-sectoral taskforce. Sudan
A wave of street demonstrations have spread across major cities in Sudan in protest against new austerity measures pushed by the North African ... The government has also devalued the country's currency, the Sudanese pound. ... The Sudanese protests have been met with fierce state repression. Sudan
Bashir's comments follow his visit to Russia in November, where according to Sudanese media he asked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to "protect" his country from the United States. The visit came just weeks after the United States lifted its trade embargo imposed on Sudan in 1997. During his trip ... Sudan
More than 300 child soldiers, including 87 girls, have been freed by armed groups in South Sudan, according to the UN. At a ceremony in Yambio, in the south-western state of Gbudue, the children were formally disarmed and provided with civilian clothes. A total of 311 child soldiers were released, the ... Sudan
Gale Julius, a South Sudanese journalist for Bakhita Radio, was also assaulted. ... "We are demanding the government of the United States of America review this decision because as people of South Sudan, we are ready to tell America that what you did cannot help in achieving peace in South Sudan," ... Sudan
MELBOURNE, Australia — The men call themselves the Melbourne Lion Wrestling Team. The name evokes both origins in Africa and a presence in Australia, a fitting title for a team composed of South Sudanese immigrants living in Melbourne, Australia's second biggest city. Every week, more than a ... Sudan
South Sudan has recalled its ambassador to the United States, after the Trump administration unilaterally imposed arms restrictions on the government last week. First Vice President Taban Deng Gai said the U.S. move will negatively impact efforts to peacefully resolve the conflict in his country. “Garang ... Sudan
UN peacekeepers from the Indian battalion based in Malakal have provided urgent veterinary assistance to livestock owners in Akoka, some sixty-five kilometres north-east of the state capital. During the camp, livestock owners were educated on common cattle diseases prevalent in the area and on various ... Sudan
The rise in bread price triggered sporadic protests in several Sudanese states leading to the killing of a high school student in West Darfur State. To quell anti-austerity protests in Khartoum, Sudanese security forces in September 2013 carried out a brutal crackdown on the peaceful demonstration, killing ... Sudan



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