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Framework deal with rebels restored hope in Sudan’s national dialogue process: NCP

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Sudan Tribune

September 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s ruling National Congress Party (NCP) said that a framework agreement signed between the national dialogue committee known as 7+7 and the Paris Declaration forces has restored hope in the national process, as well as helping break down barriers of distrust between the government and the rebel alliance of the Sudan Revolutionary Forces (SRF).

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Sudan backs ceasefire, but rules out cessation of hostilities

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Sudan Tribune

September 12, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s defence minister, Abdel Rahim Hussein, has ruled out any cessation of hostilities with rebel groups active in the country, underlining that only a ceasefire agreement can end war in South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Darfur.

In statements at the military academy in Khartoum, Hussein repeated the traditional position of the government on the confidence building measures before to begin negotiations with the rebel groups members of the Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF).

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Jonglei health ministry confirms Kala-azar disease outbreak

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Sudan Tribune

September 7, 14 (BOR) - The health ministry in South Sudan’s Jonglei state has reported an outbreak of Kala-azar in its remote Akobo and Nyirol counties.

"We have heard of the upsurge of the disease in Langkien where a big number of people are affected. Other cases were reported in Akobo, but our health team [have’] not gained access to those locations,” a doctor at Bor civil hospital told Sudan Tribune on Sunday.

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South Sudan downplays Netherlands aid cut

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Sudan Tribune

September 5, 2014 (JUBA) – South Sudan has downplayed a decision by Netherlands to cut direct financial assistance, describing the move as unfair given the government’s commitment to peace talks with armed rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar.

Speaking at the signing of an economic and technical cooperation agreement between the Chinese and South Sudanese governments, foreign affairs minister Baranba Marial Benjamin said Juba respects the Netherlands decision.

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Sudan committee, opposition sign agreement on national dialogue

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Sudan Tribune

September 4, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Delegations of Sudan’s national dialogue committee and opposition s on Thursday signed an agreement “on the national dialogue and constitutional process” with the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.