The spokesperson of the armed opposition faction (SPLM-IO) allied to South Sudan’s former first vice president Riek Machar has condemned a foiled attempt to kidnap one of their officials from the Ugandan capital, Kampala last week.
An outbreak of malaria in South Sudan has killed over 4,000 people since February, a senior health official disclosed last week.
On Saturday, leaders of the Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minawi and the Justice and Equality Movement met with international envoys in the German capital.
Officials in Darfur and Kordofan have expressed their readiness to start the nationwide disarmament campaign announced by Khartoum last month.
The Undersecretary of the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador, Abdul Ghani Al-Naem received, Sunday, the British Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Christopher Trot accompanied by the British Ambassador to Sudan, Mikael Aron.
The Spokesperson for the South Sudan armed opposition, SPLA-IO, said in a statement that the failed abduction of their Deputy Spokesman Col. Paul Gabriel Lam in Uganda fits the definition terrorist activities.
Parolinya is currently hosting over 174,000 South Sudan refugees while Bidibidi is home to at least 276,000 displaced persons.
South Sudan’s civil war presents humanitarian workers with «one of the unique crises» in the world, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday.
The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Haile Mariam Desalgen has described the Sudanese-Ethiopian bilateral relations as distinguished and deeply rooted.