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June, 2017

  • 28 June

    Uganda’s refugee intake dwarfs European countries as South Sudan crisis worsens – ABC Online

    ABC OnlineUganda's refugee intake dwarfs European countries as South Sudan crisis worsensABC OnlineA year ago it was Greece and Turkey that bore the brunt of the world's worst refugee crisis. Newspapers and television bulletins were full of stories about the influx of a million people in Europe, fleeing conflict in Syria, Iraq and other parts of the ...and more »

  • 28 June

    Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos was a colourful lament for the plight of the white rhino: review – Telegraph.co.uk

    Telegraph.co.ukSudan: The Last of the Rhinos was a colourful lament for the plight of the white rhino: reviewTelegraph.co.ukThe remarkable archive footage from Sudan's long international odyssey will one day take on the antique patina of breastplated Romans or tricorned admirals. There were fascinating interviews with everyone who'd come into contact with him, from the man ...

  • 28 June

    Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement – News 12 Westchester

    News 12 WestchesterTravel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlementNews 12 Westchester(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Sudanese activist Tayeb Ibrahim, who had worked to expose Sudanese abuses in the volatile South Kordofan province and hopes to see family living in the U.S. state of Iowa, is hugged by his son Mohammed during an interview with ...Egypt Travel Ban SudanColorado Springs Gazetteall 19 news articles »

  • 28 June

    Sudan: The Last of the Rhinos: the story of a species disappearing in front of our eyes – iNews

    iNewsSudan: The Last of the Rhinos: the story of a species disappearing in front of our eyesiNewsSudan, aged 43 is the last male Northern White Rhino in the world. Accompanied by two female partners, the animal is on his last legs. As Sudan inches tragically closer to death, the race to save his dwindling species is on. With the use of IVF ...and more »

  • 28 June

    Sudan hopes US travel ban won’t harm sanctions bid – News24

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    News24Sudan hopes US travel ban won't harm sanctions bidNews24Khartoum - Sudan expressed hopes on Tuesday that a US court's decision to partially reinstate a travel ban that includes its citizens will not harm its bid to have American sanctions lifted. The US Supreme Court on Monday partially reinstated President ...Sudan: The Case for Removing US Sanctions On

  • 28 June

    ‘Unifying figure’ Kiir won’t step down

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that he won't step down by force, while one of his advisors has stated that if this did happen, the world's newest country would disintegrate. Tor Deng Mawien, the presidential adviser on decentralisation and intergovernmental linkages, made the remarks while addressing the Muslim community who gathered for prayers in the capital, Juba, on Sunday, the

  • 28 June

    ‘Armed Settlers Occupy Farms’ – North Darfur Returnees

    [Radio Dabanga] Tawila -Displaced people returning to their farms in Tawila, North Darfur, encountered armed herders who prevented them from cultivating their land.

  • 28 June

    Pests, Ethiopian Farmers Threat to Sudan’s Agriculture

    [Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref / El Gezira Scheme -In El Gedaref, on Sudan's border with Ethiopia, 40 citizens were reportedly killed by Ethiopian gangs in the previous agricultural season. Farmers in the largest irrigated agricultural scheme of Sudan complain about the spread of pests that threaten the summer harvests.

  • 28 June

    The Case for Removing U.S. Sanctions On Sudan

    [African Arguments] Suspending or re-imposing sanctions could not only discourage any future progress, but also jeopardise that which has already been made.

  • 28 June

    Downsizing UNAMID ‘Potentially Fatal’ – SDFG

    [Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The proposal to downsize the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur is 'an open invitation to accelerate violence against civilians in Darfur', said a civil rights organisation. Meanwhile the US envoy to Khartoum discounted calls by international think thanks to delay the removal of sanctions on Sudan.

  • 28 June

    Cholera Spreads to East Darfur Refugee Camp

    [Radio Dabanga] Ed Daein / Nyala / Khartoum / Delling / El Obeid -The first cases of cholera have appeared in a South Sudanese refugee camp and a village in East Darfur, as five people reportedly died and more than 100 were infected.

  • 27 June

    South Sudan armed opposition rules out national dialogue participation – africanews

    africanewsSouth Sudan armed opposition rules out national dialogue participationafricanewsSouth Sudanese armed opposition Sudan People's Liberation Movement SPLM-IO has rejected calls to join the country's National Dialogue process launched by President Salva Kiir. Leader of SPLM-IO, self-exiled in South Africa, said in a letter dated June ...

  • 27 June

    In South Sudan, preparing young generation for young country’s future – Christian Science Monitor

    Christian Science MonitorIn South Sudan, preparing young generation for young country's futureChristian Science MonitorThe country itself is young, having split from Sudan only in 2011. But years of conflict in Sudan, and a four-year civil war within the brand-new nation, have severely damaged the social and institutional fabric in ways that endanger basic human rights ...South Sudan censors newspapers, hampers press in civil warNews24South Sudan Church leaders visit refugees in EthiopiaVatican RadioSouth Sudan censors press, restricts reporters in civil warABC NewsAllAfrica.com -Sudan Tribuneall 31 news articles »

  • 27 June

    Sudan Hopes US Travel Ban Won’t Affect Sanctions Lifting: Official – U.S. News & World Report

    Middle East MonitorSudan Hopes US Travel Ban Won't Affect Sanctions Lifting: OfficialU.S. News & World ReportKHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan hopes the revival of President Donald Trump's travel ban on its citizens and those of five other Muslim-majority states will not affect the planned lifting of U.S. economic sanctions next month, a Foreign Ministry official ...US diplomat says lifting of

  • 27 June

    Activists Try To Sway Trump On Sudan Decision Before July Deadline – NPR

    Activists Try To Sway Trump On Sudan Decision Before July DeadlineNPRThe Trump administration must decide by July 12 whether to continue the Obama administration's approach to Sudan, sanctions relief in return for ceasefires and humanitarian access to war-torn regions. DAVID GREENE, HOST: Before leaving office ...

  • 27 June

    Last of his kind: Rhino named Sudan, 43, the final hope for scientists as they launch desperate bid to save species – Mirror.co.uk

    Mirror.co.ukLast of his kind: Rhino named Sudan, 43, the final hope for scientists as they launch desperate bid to save speciesMirror.co.ukAnn Olivecrona, who led the team, said: “Sudan was the youngest of the rhinos we caught. It sounds crazy but in a way we were saving them from the threat of poaching. If we hadn't caught Sudan he would have been dead a long time ago, for sure, they all ...

  • 27 June

    Refugee summit leaves Uganda still in need of more Shs5 trillion

    Last Friday's Refugee Solidarity summit attended by more than a dozen dignitaries from countries in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and North America, brought in pledges of $358.6m , which although was praised by President Museveni and the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres as a good starting point, is still far less of the earlier intended goal by $1.6b . This, Mr Gutteres said, was in addition to "commitments of the World Bank and the African Development Bank in relation to the possibility of innovative

  • 27 June

    Africa: Why Summit On River Nile Ended With No Deal

    Photographs of dignitaries and presidents taken from last week's Nile Basin Initiative heads of state summit at State House, Entebbe suggest the meeting was a tremendous success. But behind-the-scenes accounts of the June 20 to 22 event offer a contrasting narrative.

  • 27 June

    President Praises Armed Forces, Renews Call for Reluctant to Join National Reconciliation

    [SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has praised the armed forces in all parts of Sudan and Yemen to restore legitimacy, describing the fighting in Yemen for achieving the noble goals of this country.

  • 27 June

    Juba to Host Joint Political and Security Committee’s Meetings After Eid Al-Fitr Holiday

    [SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan-Southern Sudan Joint Political Security Committee is due to hold a meeting in Juba following the Eid al-Fitr holiday.