Sudan’s media urge intervention on South Sudan’s renewed fighting

Sudanese newspapers are awash with the deteriorating situation in South Sudan, where hundreds were reported killed and thousands forced to leave the capital city, Juba and other major towns, urging the international community to intervene to avoid further escalation of … Read More

Ethiopia: IGAD Summit set to bolster South Sudan peace talks

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – East African leaders are set to meet President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar today to bolster the peace talks to end the fighting in South Sudan, officials said Monday. The South Sudanese rebel … Read More

Sudan: Cessation of hostilities observed in South Sudan | Soudan du Sud: la cessation des hostilités observée

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – The ceasefire deal struck in Ethiopia Friday night by the warring parties in South Sudan has taken effect as of Saturday night, according to South Sudan’s Defence Minister Kuol Myang. Gen. Myang announced … Read More

Africa asked to help find durable solutions to South Sudan, CAR conflicts

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – Unless Africa finds an urgent solution to current conflicts in South Sudan and Central African Republic (CAR), the situation in the two countries would have serious implications for peace and security not only to the … Read More

MSF raises alarm over catastrophic conditions in South Sudanese state

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Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – International charity organisation Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has said tens of thousands of South Sudanese are living in “catastrophic” conditions and are in need of medical and humanitarian assistance. MSF said in a statement made available … Read More