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WAU - 20 Jul

Fresh fighting erupts in Wau despite ceasefire

Fresh fighting has broken out between the South Sudanese army and SPLA-IO rebels in Wau state on Thursday and Friday, both sides confirmed.

JUBA - 20 Jul

Kiir orders opening of political school for SPLM

South Sudan President Salva Kiir, who doubles as chairman of the SPLM party, has directed the opening of a political school for the SPLM party.
KHARTOUM - 20 Jul

Sudan FM ‘is not honest with himself’: Michael Makuei

South Sudan information minister Michael Makuei, who is a member of the negotiating team, declared on Thursday that Sudan’s Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiri Mohamed Ahmed “is not honest...
AWEIL - 20 Jul

Let girls go to school: Aweil education official

Aweil State education minister is urging communities to shun early and forced marriages and give girls a chance to pursue education.
NAIROBI - 20 Jul

Malong's rebel group says seeking ‘regime change’

South Sudan’s United Front, a rebel group led by former army chief Paul Malong, says it is now pursuing “regime change” in the country.
ULANG - 20 Jul

Government official resigns as commissioner, joins rebels

A South Sudanese government official in Latjor state has defected to the rebels led by former vice president Riek Machar.