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Gibril Ibrahim (AFP)
JEM leader says all detainees and POWs are released
October 16, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Leader of the rebel Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) Gibril Ibrahim said they have released all detainees and P(...)
The Voice of America (VOA) coverage on South Sudan
By Steve Paterno The bias or lack thereof, of Voice of America (VOA) coverage on South Sudan has compelled this author to comment and provide (...)

Khartoum Refinery Co. Ltd. installation in Sudan (Xinhua)
Pursuing transparency in the Sudan's oil industry
Lack of transparency and corruption are rampant across Sudan. Many stories have been written in different media outlets to highlight the magnit(...)
A Sudanese man reads a local Arabic newspaper in Khartoum on April 27, 2009. (Getty)
Sudanese security confiscates newspaper, arrests reporter
November 14, 2016 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Monday has seized copies of Al-Watan newspaper for the second time within ten days from the printing house without stating reasons.   Journalists working for Al-Watan told Sudan Tribune that the newspaper was likely seized for publishing an interview with the former Vice-President Al-Hag Adam in which he said that the government won’t back down from its decision to lift fuel and electricity subsidies despite the protests.   On November 3rd, Sudanese government lifted fuel subsidies and increased electricity price in a bid to stop the surge in inflation and control the fall of Sudanese pound in the black market.   Several small-scale protests broke out in several towns across Sudan, including the capital Khartoum, Atbara, Wad Madani and Nyala to protest the government decision.   On 6 November, the NISS seized copies of Al-T(...)
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Southern Liech security advisor killed in rebel attack
October 15, 2016 (LEER) - A senior official from Southern Liech, one of South Sudan’s new states, was killed in an ambush laid by members of the(...)
The map of Unity state in red
South Sudanese president conditions rival Machar's return
October 15, 2016 (JUBA) - South Sudan's armed opposition leader, Riek Machar would only be allowed into the young nation if he denounces violenc(...)
South Sudan President Salva Kiir (C) adresses a press conference together with FVP Riek Machar (R) and SVP James Wani at the State House on July 8, 2016 (Reuters Photo)