South Sudan: Last Chance for Leaders to Achieve Peace – US Ambassador to UN

[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.

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Sudan: Army on the Move in Blue Nile?

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Damazin -The faction of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North that is led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N) accused the Sudanese army of breaching an unilateral cessation of hostilities. “The troops advanced towards our positions in Blue Nile state.”

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Sudan: Akhir Lahza Newspaper Suspended for Three Days

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s National Council for Press and Publications suspended Akhir Lahza daily for three days in a row last week. The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in Khartoum reminded the editors-in-chief of all Sudanese newspapers of the ban on interviews with rebel leaders.

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