South Sudan leaders lack qualities to deliver peace – White House

The United States doubts whether South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar have the leadership qualities needed to deliver peace to the country at war since 2013, the White House said on Sunday. Peace talks last week in the South Sudanese capital Juba need to be more inclusive to succeed, the White

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Fatima, Sudan’s first female presidential candidate, dies at 74

Fatima Abdel Mahmoud, who in 2010 became the first woman presidential candidate in Sudan, died in London at the age of 74, Sudan government said on Sunday. Late Fatima was born in Omdurman in 1944 and became the first woman to hold political office in Sudan in 1973. Abdel Mahmoud studied medicine in Moscow, Russia,

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IGAD – PLus Statement on the South Sudan Peace Agreement

Representatives of the United States, the Kingdom of Norway, The United Kingdom, Italy (on behalf of the IGAD Partners Forum), the European Union, and the United Nations signed, as Witnesses, the AGREEMENT ON THE RESOLUTION OF THE CONFLICT IN THE REPUBLIC
OF SOUTH SUDAN. The Representatives welcomed the signing of the Agreement by the SPLM/SPLA-IO, Former

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This album documents the lasting impact of Sudan on African music

Sudan was once Africa’s largest country: its vast region extending from the edge of the Sahara in the south, embracing the confluence of the Blue and White Nile at its capital, and straddling the Red Sea along its northeastern border. And much like its expansive geographic contours (somewhat curtailed since South Sudan’s 2011 independence), the

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Joint Communique issued by the members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council 19 July 2018, New York

The members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council held their 12th Annual Joint Consultative Meeting in New York on 19 July 2018. The members of the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council reaffirmed the primary responsibility of the Security Council for

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This album documents the lasting impact of Sudan on African music

Sudan was once Africa’s largest country: its vast region extending from the edge of the Sahara in the south, embracing the confluence of the Blue and White Nile at its capital, and straddling the Red Sea along its northeastern border. And much like its expansive geographic contours (somewhat curtailed since South Sudan’s 2011 independence), the

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Khartoum sets date for signing power-sharing deal between S. Sudan rivals

Sudan government has set July 26 as the date for signing a deal on power-sharing between South Sudanese rivals, amid concerns that differences may rise to fail the proposed deal. Sudan’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday announced that invitations have been sent to all heads of state of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development in Africa (IGAD)

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