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Denis Dumo

U.N. panel says South Sudan blocking its missions to violence-hit areas

Dec 03 2020

JUBA Implementation of South Sudan's 2018 peace accord has stalled and authorities have blocked humanitarian access to areas where conflict has restarted, the U.N. panel of experts said in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

Violence, floods in South Sudan's Warrap state displace thousands

Dec 01 2020

WARRAP STATE, South Sudan James Athian and his nine children have been living in a makeshift camp in South Sudan's Warrap state for two months since floods destroyed their house. | Video

Sudan and main rebel groups formalise peace deal

Oct 05 2020

JUBA Sudan’s power-sharing government and several rebel groups on Saturday formalised a peace agreement aimed at resolving decades of conflict which left millions displaced and hundreds of thousands dead. | Video

Sudan and major rebel groups to formalise peace deal

Oct 02 2020

JUBA, Oct 3 Sudan’s power-sharing government and several rebel groups are due to formalise a peace agreement on Saturday aimed at resolving decades of regional conflicts which left millions displaced and hundreds of thousands dead.

Severe flooding in South Sudan displaces more than 600,000: U.N.

Sep 25 2020

DUK PADIET, South Sudan Severe flooding in South Sudan has forced more than 600,000 people to flee their homes since July, the United Nations said, after months of torrential rains caused the Nile to burst its banks. | Video

Sudan signs peace deal with key rebel groups, some hold out

Aug 31 2020

JUBA Sudan's power-sharing government signed a peace agreement with key rebel groups on Monday, a step towards resolving deep-rooted conflicts from the long rule of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir.

South Sudan seeks $250 million loan from African Exim Bank

Aug 25 2020

JUBA, Aug 25 Cash-strapped South Sudan is seeking a $250 million loan from the African Export-Import Bank, the deputy minister of agriculture said, to implement a long-delayed peace agreement, fight COVID-19 and support food security.

UPDATE 3-South Sudan central bank says foreign exchange reserves have run out

Aug 19 2020

JUBA, Aug 19 South Sudan, battered by years of conflict and corruption, has run out of foreign exchange reserves and cannot stop the pound's depreciation, a senior central bank official in the oil-producing nation said on Wednesday.

Sudan, major rebel group sign deal to integrate rebels into army

Aug 18 2020

JUBA Sudan and a major rebel group signed an agreement on Monday to integrate the rebels into the army within 39 months, signatories said, the latest in a slew of agreements between the Sudanese government and long-running insurgencies.

South Sudan death toll in disarmament fighting rises, UN sends peacekeepers

Aug 14 2020

JUBA The death toll in South Sudan's Warrap State has risen to 148 following fighting this past weekend during a disarmament exercise, a local government official said on Friday, and the U.N. has deployed forces to maintain calm in the region.

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