Part of the problem of Sudan-US bilateral relations during the past few decades is that the professional diplomats have very little say in crafting an American policy towards Sudan. It was the lobbyists, activists and NGOs who played a crucial role especially after the outbreak of the second civil war.
South Sudan’ rival forces are on high-alert in and around Pagak after the rebel forces dislodged government troops from Maiwut, SPLA-IO 5thDivision Commander Major General Khor Chuol Giet told the South Sudan News Agency (SSNA) Monday morning.
Sudanese Abyei area administration committee announced that it would meet with its South Sudanese counterpart from 17 to 18 August in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
South Sudan president Salva Kiir said Sunday that there was no other way of ending the ongoing conflict except following the peace process.
Sudan is planning to split a camp housing tens of thousands of South Sudanese refugees into three separate units after a wave of violence, a minister said Sunday.
The armed opposition faction allied to the country’s former First Vice President, Riek Machar on Tuesday dismissed allegations that Sudanese intelligence agents allegedly arrested their chief of general staff, Gen. Gatwech Dual and Gen. James Koang Chuol in the country’s capital, Khartoum on Monday
Reconciliation agreement stands on weak foundation as a split within Riek Machar’s group has emerged.
South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has ordered issues an order, banning all top government officials from using the national army (SPLA) for personal protection.