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UN convoy attacked in South Sudan

The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has condemned an attack on its convoy on Monday morning by unknown gunmen in the Unity region. A statement issued by the UNMISS on Tuesday said the convoy of the UN peacekeepers and civilians came under attack about 20kms North of Leer town. “The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) strongly condemns an armed attack that directly targeted its peacekeepers in the country’s Unity region, on the morning of 4…

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South Sudan President Accepts to Meet with His Rival

South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir accepted today the proposal to meet with his most fierce opponent, Riek Machar, presented by mediators of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD). The mediators, who sponsor the so far fruitless peace negotiations in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, referred to the possible meeting between the two men last weekend, sworn enemies since President Kiir accused Machar in 2013 of planning his murder to gain the power. Kiir met with the Ethiopian Prime Minister,…

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Sudanese Foreign Minister Arrives in South Sudan for Talks

Sudan”s Foreign Minister Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed arrived in this capital Thursday to hold talks with the South Sudan authorities.   The high-level Sudanese delegation also includes the Oil Minister, Azhari Abdalla, the head of national security and intelligence, Salah Abdallah Gosh, and other military officers. Upon their arrival in Juba, the delegation held a closed-door meeting with the president of South Sudan, Salva Kiir, pointed out Tamazuj radio station. By the South Sudan side participates in the exchange, the…

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