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By Tajuddin
In Local News
Nov 12th, 2014
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New York ( XINHUA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Tuesday that seasonal flooding has been reported in several regions of Somalia, affecting up to 50,000 people. “Humanitarian partners had pre-positioned emergencies supplies ahead ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 10th, 2014
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Addis Ababa ( VOA + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Parties sign implementation matrix and agree timetable for implementation of Cessation of Hostilities in South Sudan Following the conclusion of the 28 ExtraOrdinary Summit of the IGAD Assembly of Heads of State and Government, the IGAD Special Envoys for Sout...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Nov 7th, 2014
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Juba ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations said on Friday that South Sudanese security personnel had impounded four trucks carrying armored vehicles and equipment for peacekeepers in the capital Juba and assaulted the drivers, accusing them of transporting weapons to rebels. “As o...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Nov 6th, 2014
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New York ( DIPLOMAT.SO) – The United Nations Security Council has voiced alarm and outrage at the eruption of hostilities in South Sudan over the past week which left numerous civilians dead and injured and placed increasing pressure on the country’s already overwhelming humanitarian crisis. In...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Juba ( Sudan Tribune + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South Sudan’s president, Salva Kiir, has unconditionally accepted the adoption of a federal system of governance in the country, including all accompanying reforms, a high-level presidential source disclosed on Sunday. According to the source, the president...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 27th, 2014
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New York ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Starting a tour of the Horn of Africa, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Monday in Ethiopia announced $8 billion in funding for Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda. “The countries of the Horn of Africa are making imp...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 17th, 2014
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Kampala ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Uganda will start buying weapons and other military hardware for South Sudan’s government under an agreement signed this week, sparking fears of an escalation in the nearly yearlong fighting between government forces and rebels. The joint military accord come...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Oct 5th, 2014
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mediators of the Inter-governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have adjourned peace talks between the South Sudanese warring parties, in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, according to latest reports. IGAD is yet to make a formal statement on the new development but some...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 3rd, 2014
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The South Sudan government demanded the removal of Ethiopian chief mediator Seyoum Mesfin after accusing him of pursuing “regime change” at the behest of the Troika members of the US, UK and Norway. Government spokesman Micheal Makuei Lueth told BBC’s Focus on A...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Sep 30th, 2014
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Juba ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Reports say that 56 people died after a bus travelling from South Sudan to Uganda crashed into a truck, doctors say. “The police first brought something like 20 bodies … all in all they brought 56,” said Xaviour Okadi, a doctor at the main hosp...