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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 14th, 2014
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Djibouti ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Foreign Minister of Djibouti Mahmoud Ali Youssouf has said that his country enjoys “excellent” relations with all its neighbors – except Eritrea. “There has been no major breakthrough with regard to relations between Djibouti and Erit...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Dec 12th, 2014
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Mogadishu ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The Federal Republic of Somalia’s ambassador to Juba, South Sudan Abdirahman Nur Mohamed “ Dinari” announced today that he will be running for the president of the regional state of Galgaduud and Mudug. He made the announcement at a large ceremony held in Mogadishu at...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 9th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s rebel SPLM in Opposition faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar officially opened a consultative conference on Monday, with delegates to deliberate on proposals put forward during Addis Ababa peace talks with the government. The In...
By Tajuddin
In Local News
Dec 5th, 2014
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New York ( Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has appointed Raisedon Zenenga of Zimbabwe as his deputy special representative of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM), UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said here Friday. Zenenga will succeed Fatiha Serour o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Dec 4th, 2014
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New York ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The U.S. on Wednesday warned South Sudan’s foreign minister that United Nations sanctions could be the punishment for people who stand in the way of that country achieving peace after a year of conflict. At a meeting between Barnaba Benjamin and U.N. Ambassa...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Dec 1st, 2014
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Juba ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s central bank has issued a new order aimed at curbing the illegal sale of dollars on the black market, amid rising inflation. The bank order imposes restrictions on the sale of hard currency by foreign exchange bureaus. It requires the bureaus to sell only to ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 28th, 2014
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Khartoum ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 133 people have been killed and more than 100 wounded in clashes between two groups belonging to an Arab tribe in Sudan’s West Kordofan state, a tribal leader said on Thursday. The clashes between Awlad Omran and Al-Ziyoud groups of the Arab M...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 18th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN refugee agency has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded. A first group of 125 refugees left Matar Way ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 16th, 2014
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A South Sudanese soldier fired two bullets at close range into a US embassy vehicle travelling in a convoy carrying the top US official in the country, the American official said. The US ambassador, Charles Twining, said he was travelling in an armoured diplomat...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 15th, 2014
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Nairobi (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Around half a million refugees, mainly from Somalia and South Sudan, in northern Kenya will see their food rations halved starting Saturday as a result of funding gap, a UN spokesman said Friday, quoting a source of the World Food Programme (WFP). “WFP say...