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Sudan’s opposition under huge pressures to join dialogue process: 7+7 says

19 Jul 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Suan Tribune

Member of Sudan’s dialogue coordination body known as 7+7 Kamal Omer said the opposition Sudan Call groups are facing significant international pressures to join the national dialogue.

Omer, who is also the political secretary of the Popular Congress Party (PCP) of the late Islamic leader Hassan al-Turabi, told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday that the doors of the dialogue would remain open for the holdout opposition groups until the time comes to hold the general assembly on 6 August.

Sudanese lawmakers approve bill granting Saudi Arabia immense agricultural lands

18 Jul 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Sudanese parliament on Monday has approved an agricultural bill allowing Saudi Arabia to reform and cultivate one million feddans of land in eastern Sudan for 99 years.

Last month, Sudan’s National Assembly unanimously approved a legal framework agreement that gives Saudi Arabia the right to cultivate lands in Upper Atbara and Setait Dam project for 99 years.

Sudan opposition groups would likely join peace roadmap within days: al-Mahdi

08 Jul 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Leader of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) al-Sadiq al-Mahdi on Wednesday said the opposition groups of the Sudan Call forces will likely sign the Roadmap Agreement after a meeting they would hold in Addis Ababa during the coming days.

Last March, the African Union High Implementation Panel (AUHIP) proposed a roadmap agreement to the Sudanese government and some opposition groups including the NUP, Sudan People’s Liberation Movement /North, Justice and Equality Movement, and Sudan Liberation Movement of Minni Minnawi.

Security measures reduced criminal activities in South Darfur: governor

07 Jul 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

The governor of South Darfur on Wednesday said the security situation has improved in the state during the past ten days after the deployment of additional forces to curb criminal attacks by armed gangs.

The increase of armed robberies and criminal violence in the Nyala which is the main commercial town in Darfur region pushed the state authorities to deploy more troops in the state city as Eid al-Fitr (festival of breaking the fast), is a peak selling season for retailers.

Sudanese security confiscates Al-Jareeda newspaper

05 Jul 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) on Monday has confiscated copies of Al-Jareeda daily newspaper from the printing house without stating any reasons.

NISS has recently intensified crackdown on the newspapers. Last May, it confiscated copies of Al-Taghyeer, Al-Saiha, Al-Jareeda and Akhir Lahza newspapers for two days in a row.

Journalists working for Al-Jareeda toldSudan Tribune that the NISS agents seized 12,000 copies of the newspaper, expecting the financial loss to reach 50,000 pounds (SDG) (about $3,700 dollar).

Minister proposes to ban political activities in universities

29 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Higher Education Minister, Sumayia Abu Kosha Tuesday proposed to ban armed political activities in the Sudanese universities .

In last April and May, several universities witnessed protests and clashes between students supporting armed groups in Darfur and the Tow Areas and those who are backing the ruling National Congress Party (NCP).

May government officials accused the armed groups of trying to export violence to the Sudanese universities through their sympathisers.

EU welcomes Sudan’s truce call for negotiated settlement

28 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

The European Union on Monday has welcomed the unilateral cessation of hostilities by the Sudanese government and called on the warring parties to move forward for peace in Sudan.

The spokeswoman for the EU’s foreign service, Catherine Ray, said the four-month unilateral truce announced earlier this month comes after a similar gesture by the alliance of rebel groups Sudan Revolutionary Front (SAF)in April 2016.

Sudan’s ruling party says opposition failed to carry out uprising

27 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

A leading member in the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) Nafie Ali Nafie has resumed verbal attacks on the opposition groups, saying all their attempts to lead a popular uprising “intifada” have failed.

Nafie resigned from his post as presidential assistant and NCP deputy chairman in December 2013 after wide changes in the government.

Sudan’s dialogue welcomes international efforts to bring opposition on board

24 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

The National Dialogue Coordination Committee (7+7) has welcomed the ongoing regional and international efforts to persuade opposition forces and armed movements to sign an African Union brokered roadmap for peace in Sudan.

Last March, the Sudanese government signed a framework agreement calling to stop war in Blue Nile, Darfur, and South Kordofan and to engage in the national dialogue process.

Authorities impose curfew in Western Lakes capital

22 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Authorities in South Sudan’ Western Lakes state, have imposed a curfew in the capital, Rumbek from 7:00pm to 7:00am [local time] every day.

The move, a senior state official said, is part of a new security measure aimed at controlling revenge killings and lootings in Rumbek town.

The state council of ministers, in a security briefing to the governor, said Rumbek was to be divided into four zones. Each zone has a commander to quell down insecurity.

The council of minister also sanctioned travelers and those who often walked at night to avoid risks during curfew time.

S. Sudan’s opposition party warns of disintegration

21 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

The leader of South Sudan’s opposition People’s Liberal Party (PLP), Peter Mayen Majongdit said the young nation was at the verge of collapsing unless the international community rescues it.

“External intervention is necessary before it is too late,” warned the outspoken opposition party chairman.

“Am appealing to the leaders of government of national unity to harmonize their leadership and forget the past, only spirit of cooperation and harmonization on the leadership shall pave ways for reconciliation which is powerful tool in rebuilding the country,” he added.

Will the Arab Winter spring again in Sudan?

14 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

The Arab Spring that swept across the Middle East and succeeded in overthrowing three dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya in 2011 was a pivotal point in the history of nations.

Despite the subsequent descent into the "Arab Winter", the peaceful protests of young people were heroic. The movement demonstrated the power of the people against the status quo and the grip of repressive regimes.

Darfur Regional Authority officially dissolved

13 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Sudanese government Monday, announced the official dissolution of Darfur Regional Authority (DRA) and Darfur Peace Office, indicating that the implementation of peace agreement in Darfur region.

The DRA was established in line with the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD), which was signed in July 2011, by the Government of Sudan and former rebel Liberation and Justice Movement, and the Justice and Equality Movement-Dabajo in April 2013.

Sudan FM calls on UN chief to put pressure on holdout groups

10 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Sudan Tribune

Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs has called on the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to intensify pressures on the armed groups and opposition parties to sign the African Union Roadmap Agreement for peace in Sudan.

According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, Ghandour who is currently in New York briefed Ban Ki Moon on the outcome of the national dialogue and the efforts exerted to convince holdout opposition groups to join the peace process.

Sudán del Sur y Sudán discuten asuntos sumamente delicados

06 Jun 2016
Sudán
Fuente: 
Prensa Latina

Sudán del Sur y Sudán reanudaron hoy conversaciones sobre temas sumamente complejos, entre ellos la delimitación de las fronteras y los ingresos por la explotación petrolera, aspectos pendientes desde 2011, cuando se separaron.

Según opinaron analistas políticos, Jartum espera que la mejora de las relaciones bilaterales pueda ayudar a resolver el asunto de las rebeliones persistentes en ambos lados de la frontera y que también provocaron una prolongada guerra de palabras.

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