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By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 12th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s government was on Wednesday forced to deny President Salva Kiir had died, following days of rumours over his health that have heightened tensions in the capital Juba. “This is a mere lie, there is nothing as such, Salva Kiir has...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 31st, 2016
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A report released on Friday by the United Nations panel of experts accuses Israeli government of supplying South Sudanese government with high-tech communications interception equipment. The report say Israel keeps exporting modern spy devices to South Sudan...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Jan 8th, 2016
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Juba, South Sudan (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO)- The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) reported on Friday that localised fighting between armed groups and government soldiers in the South Sudanese state of Western Equatoria is spurring new displacement in and from the African country. According to the a...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 25th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has dissolved the young nation’s 10 states and established 28 new ones in their place, a move critics say undermines the power-sharing deal signed in August after a two-year civil war. Kiir issued his...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 22nd, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A team of rebel officials landed in South Sudan’s capital Juba on Monday to prepare for the return of the rebel leader next month and the formation of a transitional government that was agreed in a peace agreement. President Salva Kiir and his r...
By Tajuddin
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Dec 14th, 2015
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This article by: Mercedes Sayagues is a Knight International Journalism Fellow The content of this [report/study/article/publication…] does not reflect the official opinion of the DIPLOMAT NEWS NETWORK. The views expressed in this article are the author’s own. – The UN and the AU are not known for bl...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 28th, 2015
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Juba, South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Friday strongly condemned the attack Thursday that killed a girl and an Ethiopian peacekeeper in Abyei town in the disputed area between Sudan and South Sudan. Unknown assailants attacked the residence of the Ngok...
By Tajuddin
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Nov 25th, 2015
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO)-UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon wants 1100 extra peacekeepers to be sent to South Sudan to help protect civilians who continue to face attacks despite a peace deal signed three months ago. Ban made the request in a report to the Security Council last week that pain...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 20th, 2015
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Juba,South Sudan ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s parliament changed the constitution on Thursday to boost presidential powers amid fears violence is spreading to new areas in the country, with seven killed on the highway to Uganda. The constitutional change comes after President...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Nov 19th, 2015
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Juba,South Sudan ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan President Salva Kiir said on Wednesday his country will struggle to resettle thousands of refugees and those displaced internally during nearly two years of war, saying low world oil prices which had depleted government coffers. South Suda...