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12 Jul 2018 description
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In the abandoned town and villages of Pageri County, community members are gradually and voluntarily returning from refugee camps in Uganda and Kenya. Over 300 returnees have resettled in Pageri in recent months, after having fled the area following the crisis in 2016.

The people of Pageri have cited the occupation of cattle from the Jonglei region, and the distrustful relationship between them and the army’s Tiger battalion, as hindrances to their return.

07 Nov 2016 description
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November 5, 2016 (JUBA) - The office of the South Sudan’s armed opposition in Kenya Saturday said there would be no reprisal attacks against Kenyan nationals in the rebel controlled areas and announced that their leader Riek Machar ordered to protect them.

04 Jan 2016 description
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January 3, 2016 (KAKUMA) – A South Sudanese community from the Lou-Nuer sub-tribe has announced to have resolved their intra-communal conflict which stemmed from community leadership wrangling among their refugees living in the neighboring Kenya.

Dak clan of Lou-Nuer community, known as the D3 because of their three major clans which inhabit Uror county in Jonglei state, said conflict arose between two of their clans members of Yol Dak and Boor Dak over which of them should take the leadership of the community this year, 2016, in Kakuma refugee camp, Kenya.

26 Sep 2015 description
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September 26, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - An Egyptian security official Saturday said the authorities rescued 174 illegal immigrants, mostly Sudanese as they were heading to Europe on a boat, 47 nautical miles north west of Mersa Matruh.

Egypt’s al-Youm al-Sabi’i daily newspaper quoted the director of security in Mersa Matruh, Maj. Gen. Hashim Lutfi, as saying that the rescued immigrants include 23 Egyptians and 151 from nine other countries.

07 Jul 2015 description
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July 6, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) said that 3000 South Sudanese families have recently arrived in Sudan’s White Nile state bringing the total number of refugees from the newborn country in the state 84,000 refugees.

SRCS executive director in the White Nile, Osama Osman, said that 3197 families have arrived in the seven cantonment sites in the state from June 1 to July 5, 2015.

02 Nov 2014 description
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November 1, 2014 (NAIROBI) – At least 20 more people have been killed in a renewed fighting over the weekend between various communities in Kakuma refugee camp in western part of Kenya of Turkana district, sources said.

“Clashes occurred again on Friday and Saturday between the Nuer community and the communities of Great Lakes region who have forged an artificial alliance with the Dinka community,” Gai Duop, leader of the Nuer community in Kakuma refugee camp, told Sudan Tribune on phone on Saturday.

28 Oct 2014 description
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October 27, 2014 (NAIROBI) – At least one person was reportedly killed and more than eight other seriously injured when South Sudanese rival communities clashed on Sunday at Kakuma refugee in western Kenya.

Sources said the clashes between Nuer and Dinka communities, the largest and belligerent ethnic groups in South Sudan, occurred when a 9-year old Nuer girl-child was allegedly raped by a Dinka man, leaving her in critical condition.

17 Apr 2014 description
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April 16, 14(BOR) – The US government’s humanitarian agency USAID has pledged to continue support for hundreds of thousands of people in critical need due to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan crisis.

Speaking to the media in Jonglei capital Bor on Wednesday, USAID’s director of foreign disaster assistance, Jeremy Konyndyk, said his government had provided substantial assistance to South Sudanese people since a political power struggle between president Salva Kir and his former deputy, Riek Machar, erupted in violence in mid-December last year.

11 Feb 2014 description
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February 10, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Ethiopian government has issued a strong warning of a threat of a “regional conflict” in South Sudan unless the Ugandan troops withdraw from the area and avoid the trend.

Officials in the past weeks expressed their frustration over Ugandan involvement in the inter South Sudanese conflict. However, in his first direct statement against the Ugandan role, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday called for the withdrawal of all foreign forces from South Sudan.

15 Dec 2013 description
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle

December 13, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) - The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that it is planning to resettle over 3,800 refugees in Ethiopia to a third country.

This follows record submissions for resettlement at the Tongo, Barahle and Bokolmanyo refugee camps, where resettlement has not not been previously conducted.

09 Dec 2013 description
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December 8, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – Thousands of Kenyans have fled into Ethiopia after deadly tribal clashes in the country’s north, near the border with Ethiopia.

The fighting broke out this week near the town of Moyale between the Borana community on one side and a joint force of Burji and Gabra tribes on the other.

Some 30 people have reportedly been killed in the fighting and many injured forcing thousands to flee across into Ethiopia.

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and Ethiopian government officials were unavailable for comment on Sunday.

16 Oct 2013 description
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October 15, 2013 (KAMPALA) - Ministers from South Sudan, Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia have in a meeting in Kampala agreed to set up a cross border platform that aims at promoting border security and peace in the ‘‘ Karamoja Cluster’’ regions.

The cluster comprises of south western Ethiopia, north western Kenya, parts of south eastern South Sudan and north eastern Uganda.

The areas although located in different countries face a common problem of inter-tribal raids, marginalisation, remoteness, under development and insecurity.

26 Mar 2012 description
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March 25, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – The visiting Kenyan Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka on Sunday delivered a letter from his boss president Mwai Kibaki to Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir.

Musyoka told reporters after the meeting that the message contained an initiative to establish good neighborly relations between north and south Sudan. He underlined Kenya’s keenness to remove suspicions and hostilities between the two sides and urging them to maintain peaceful coexistence in spirit of the 2005 Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA).

08 Feb 2010 description
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By Tesfa Alem Tekle

February 8, 2010 (ADDIS ABABA) - A water passage tunnel in Ethiopia's recently inaugurated 420 MW hydropower plant has reportedly collapsed, an NGO, International Rivers said.

In a press statement emailed to Sudan Tribune, the global NGO said that the Gilgel Gibe II project's core component, a 26-kilometer-long tunnel has partly collapsed, ten days after inaugurated, shutting down operations for an extended period.

The claims couldn't independently be verified at this point.