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Sudan and Southern Sudan: separate nations
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First Sudanese ambassador to US in 23 years formally accredited

September 17 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The designated Sudanese ambassador to the United States Noureldin Satti formally presented his credentials to President Trump on Thursday.
The veteran diplomat who was picked last May, made history by becoming the first Sudanese ambassador in 23 years since the diplomatic relations were upgraded late last year.
The two countries had for more than 25 years appointed only charges d'affaires to run their missions in Washington and Khartoum.
However, the US has (...)

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India's OVL and partners withdraw from Sudan's oil fields

September 16, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - India's oil firm ONGC Videsh (OVL) said on Wednesday they decided together with its partners - Chinese and Malaysian oil companies - to withdraw from Sudan's oil blocks 2a and 4 after years of negotiations with the authorities in Khartoum.
In 2003, a joint venture Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) was formed between Chinese CNPC, Malaysian Petronas, Indian ONGC Videsh and Sudan's Sudapet to develop Blocks 1, 2, and 4 of Sudan's Muglad Basin oil (...)

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Ngok Dinka delegation, Hemetti discuss Abyei issue

September 17, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Sovereign Council in Sudan, Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, "Hemedti", reiterated pledges on Thursday to exert the needed efforts for a permanent settlement t contributes to peaceful coexistence, security and stability.
Hemetti received a Ngok Dinka delegation of the disputed Abyei area headed by South Sudan's Minister of East African Affairs Deng Alor who tasked with the Abyei file, in the presence of the head of South Sudan's (...)

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Pompeo says Sudan could be off terror list in October if Senators back negotiated deal

September 19, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - U.S. Secretary of State urged the Senate to endorse legislation to restore Sudan's sovereign immunities adding that its removal from the terror list could intervene next October after the signing of a claims agreement with the East African country.
In a strongly worded letter to the Senate Majority Leader Mitchell McConnell on 16 September disclosed by The Foreign Policy on Friday, Michael Pompeo sought to mobilise support to rescind Sudan's state sponsor of (...)

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President Kiir fires South Sudan's finance minister

September 16, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has sacked the finance minister Salvatore Garang from office on Wednesday apparently for his failure to ensure regular salary payment of government workers.
In a presidential decree broadcast by the official TV station, SSBC, President Kiir removed Garang from his position as finance minister six months after his appointment with the revitalized transitional cabinet formed on 12 March.
Kiir appointed Athian Ding Athian as the (...)

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SRF rejects calls to exclude military from Sudan's transition

September 17, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the advance delegation of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front called for concerted efforts to make the transitional period a success and voiced their rejection of the calls for the exclusion of the military.
Yasir Arman also stressed that peace will strengthen the unity of the Forces for Freedom and Change.
The SRF delegation led by Arman arrived in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, on Thursday where they were widely welcomed by government officials (...)

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Security services seize huge amount of explosives circulating in Sudan

September 16, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese authorities on Wednesday said they seized a huge amount of explosives feeding an illicit trade in the artisanal mining of gold but also can be used in terrorist attacks.
In a press conference held in Khartoum, Attorney General Taj al-Sir Ali al-Hebir said that the Rapid Support Forces (SRF) "set up 12 ambushes that resulted in the arrest of 41 people and seizure of dangerous explosive materials, which could blow up the entire capital, (...)

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South Sudan remains the most dangerous place for aid workers: UN official

September 17, 2020 (JUBA) - South Sudan is always one of the most dangerous places in the world for aid workers, said United Nations aid chief Mark Lowcock in a briefing to the Security Council on Wednesday.
Lowcock in his briefing to the 15-member body spoke about the humanitarian situation in South Sudan and outlook in the coming months and the protection of civilians and aid workers.
He said that about 7.5 million South Sudanese are in need of humanitarian assistance as the country is (...)

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South Sudan should end restrictions on UNMISS: U.S. urges

September 16, 2020 (JUBA) - The United States has called on South Sudanese authorities to end restrictions on UNMISS patrols and movements, stressing it is key area to evaluate progress in the peace process in the country.
Wednesday; the UN Security Council was briefed by UN officials on the implementation of the peace process in South Sudan. UNMISS head David Shearer spokes about security and political situation during the past three months while the Under-Secretary-General for (...)

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South Sudan: On Right of Access to Information and Media

By Roger Alfred Yoron Modi
South Sudan's Right of Access to Information Act, 2013, in Section 35, enshrines the following:
1- The Minister (Minister responsible for Information and Broadcasting) shall in consultation with media associations and the civil society submit to the President a list of four candidates from which the President shall nominate the Information Commissioner and his or her Deputy to the National Legislative Assembly for vetting and approval.
2- The procedure for (...)

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Sudan, map and flag from Wikipedia, below. Southern Sudan was part of this nation until 2011.
Location of  Sudan  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Southern Sudan, map and flag from Wikipedia, below. Declared itself an independent nation on Jul 9, 2011.
Pictures above, below and background: a conference called in Philadelphia, at Temple University, in Dec 2011, to bring together all factions involved in the ongoing Sudanese genocides and other human rights abuses  in Sudan and South Sudan. The convener, Dr Abdel Gabar Adam, founder of Darfur Human Rights and adviser to Sudan Sunrise, is sitting below, with his hands raised, addressing the speaker.
The Kingdom of Northern Sudan was proclaimed on June 16, 2014 by US Army veteran, former congressional candidate in Virginia and neo-colonist Jeremiah Heaton rocks. He maintains that 1300 square kilometers of desert was previously unclaimed by either Sudan or Egypt. He is not limited by his imagination; he wants to turn the land into a food-producing area to alleviate world hunger. However, I hope he knows that the other Sudans are not getting along, and I really hope there is no oil in his country of North Sudan.
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400,000 Immigrants Can Be Forced to Leave the U.S., Court Rules
People from countries like El Salvador and Haiti who won temporary protected status after fleeing natural disaster and war can be forced to return home, a federal appeals court ruled.

Mon, 14 Sep 2020 22:14:08 GMT

Sudan Signs Peace Deal With Rebel Alliance
After years of bloodshed, the country’s transitional government reached an agreement with most but not all of the groups fighting in Darfur and elsewhere.

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 14:58:03 GMT

U.S. Presses Other Muslim Nations to Establish Ties With Israel
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Sudan and Bahrain, and an American delegation will accompany Israelis on the first direct commercial flight between Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi.

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 23:35:30 GMT

The Dictator Who Waged War on Darfur Is Gone, but the Killing Goes On
The ouster of Sudan’s longtime ruler last year stoked hopes for peace in brutalized Darfur. But violence has surged amid fresh accusations against Sudan’s security forces.

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 09:00:34 GMT

Compensation for Embassy Bombing Victims Could Imperil Thaw With Sudan
A settlement to compensate victims of the 1998 attacks in Kenya and Tanzania would award more money to American embassy employees than the Africans.

Sat, 25 Jul 2020 09:00:33 GMT

Three Decades After His Coup, Sudan’s Former Ruler Is Held to Account
Omar Hassan al-Bashir, ousted in mass protests last year, is on trial for his role in the military coup that propelled him to power in 1989. He faces the death penalty if convicted.

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:53:55 GMT

One Meat Plant, One Thousand Infections: Revisiting Achut Deng
After surviving civil war in Sudan, one of America’s most vulnerable workers faced the coronavirus. How has she been doing since?

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 10:00:07 GMT

Sudan Will Scrap Alcohol and Apostasy Laws, and End Flogging
The moves are part of efforts to broaden personal freedoms during a delicate democratic transition.

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 12:00:13 GMT

After 13 Years on the Run, a Sudanese Militia Leader Appears in Court
A case in the International Criminal Court against Ali Kushayb is the first to address the mass killings of civilians by Sudan’s armed forces and government-backed militias in Darfur.

Mon, 15 Jun 2020 14:01:36 GMT

Sudan Must Pay Billions to Terrorism Victims, Supreme Court Rules
In a unanimous ruling, the court said a 2008 law allowing punitive damages applied retroactively to 1998 bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

Mon, 18 May 2020 16:59:31 GMT