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2014-10-24 Bread Crisis Enters Third Day
[Radio Dabanga]Port Sudan -Port Sudan is facing a shortage of bread since three days. Hundreds of people have to wait each day in long queues in front of the bakeries to obtain some piece of bread. Some bakeries closed their doors.

2014-10-24 Dialogue Will Witness Positive Developments - Bashir
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Addressing the 4th convention of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday, president Omer al-Bashir said the national dialogue initiative will witness important developments in the coming period, while the presence of the opposition leader Hassan al-Turabi created a surprise and triggered calls for unity of Sudanese Islamists.

2014-10-24 Farm Business Helps Environmentalist Realise Potential
[Sudan Tribune]Bor -Bor farmer Paul Alim Amol can often be seen pushing a wheelbarrow laden with guava fruits in the Jonglei state capital to reach his buyers. Depending on the season, Amol's wheelbarrow will also contain lemon, mango or orange fruits harvested from his one-hectare farm on the banks of the River Nile River in Bor.

2014-10-24 Eritrean-Sudanese Relations Based On Strategic Partnership and Mutual Cooperation - PFDJ Secretary
[Shabait]Asmara -The PFDJ Secretary, Mr. Al-Amin Mohammed Seid, who is currently in Sudan on working visit said that Eritrean-Sudanese relations is based on strategic partnership and mutual cooperation.

2014-10-22 Ruling Party Selects Bashir for Polls
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's (NCP) Shura Council has selected president, Omer Hassan al-Bashir, as party candidate for the 2015 election.

2014-10-24 Mapel Market Temporarily Closed Amid Security Fears
[Sudan Tribune]Wau -Police in Western Bahr el Ghazal's Jur River county have announced the temporary closure of Mapel's main market due to security fears.

2014-10-24 South Sudan Says Bashir Was Unable to Attend IGAD Meeting
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese authorities said on Thursday that a leadership meeting of Sudan's ruling party (NCP) rendered president Omer Hassan al-Bashir incapable of attending Wednesday's Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) meeting in Juba.

2014-10-24 Two Slain, Three Injured in South Darfur and East Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga]Gireida Locality / East Jebel Marra -A displaced man was shot dead, and two others were injured in an attack by militiamen near Gireida town in South Darfur early this morning. A few hours later, in East Jebel Marra, a herder was killed this morning, and another wounded by cattle thieves.

2014-10-24 State of Emergency in East Darfur - Arrests, Confiscations
[Radio Dabanga]Ed Daein -During the first week after the State of Emergency was imposed in East Darfur state, eight people were arrested, and a number of vehicles and motorcycles were confiscated.

2014-10-24 East Darfur Schools to Re-Open On Sunday
[Radio Dabanga]Ed Daein -The Ministry of Education of East Darfur announced that school lessons will be resumed again on Sunday. This follows a hiatus of more than 50 days, owing to a teachers' strike in the state.

2014-10-24 Air Raid On Darfur's East Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga]East Jebel Marra -On Wednesday, an Antonov of the Sudanese Air Force bombarded the area of El Aradeb El Ashara in East Jebel Marra. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, one of the people who fled the area said the jet dropped eight bombs on Wednesday.

2014-10-24 Peace Talks Underway Between Darfuri Rebels and Sudanese Govt.
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese government is in contact with Darfuri rebel commanders to arrange peace negotiations under the Doha Document of Peace in Darfur (DDPD).

2014-10-24 Outbreak of Kala-Azar in Sudan's South Kordofan
[Radio Dabanga]Abu Karshola Locality -People in Abu Karshola locality, South Kordofan, complain about the spread of kala-azar. A resident of the locality told Radio Dabanga that the people sought assistance from the South Kordofan state and federal health ministries three months ago to contain the disease. "Until now, there was no response."

2014-10-24 Staff of Health Centres On Strike in Kass, South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Kass Locality -The personnel working at health centres in Kass locality, South Darfur, are on strike since last week. Speaking to Radio Dabanga, a displaced woman told Radio Dabanga from Ardeba camp in Kass locality that the medical staff embarked on a strike in protest against the non-payment of their salaries and financial dues.

2014-10-23 UN Secretary General's Humanitarian Envoy and UN High Commissioner for Refugees Praise Sudan for Generously Welcoming South Sudanese Refugees
[UNHCR]Khartoum -United Nations Secretary-General's Humanitarian Envoy Abdullah al Matouq and UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres returned yesterday from a visit to Sudan's White Nile State, where more than 50,000 South Sudanese refugees currently reside in 4 sites. They visited the Joda border crossing through which the majority of the South Sudanese refugees have arrived in White Nile State and went to Al Alagaya refugee site, which hosts over 8,000 refugees. There they saw firsthand the living cond

2014-10-23 Sudan's Ruling National Congress Party Nominates President Al-Bashir As Presidential Candidate for the 2015 Election
[Ethiopia Government]Sudan's ruling National Congress Party's Shura Council nominates President Omer Hassan al-Bashir as the party's candidate for next year's presidential election. The incumbent president won 265 votes out of 495 (73%). His official nomination will be approved at the NCP General Convention..

2014-10-23 Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir in Cairo
[Ethiopia Government]President Bashir arrived in Cairo on Saturday (October 18) for a two-day visit at the invitation of Egypt's President Abdel el-Sisi, during which the two leaders agreed to elevate the Joint Egypt-Sudan Committee from ministerial to presidential level.

2014-10-23 Bafana Bafana Vs Sudan Tickets On Sale
[SAFA]Tickets for the CAF Orange Africa Cup of Nations Morocco 2015 Qualifier between South Africa and Sudan have gone on sale.

2014-10-22 "Unamid's Successes Often Overlooked" - Interview With Outgoing JSR Mohamed IBN Chambas
[Unamid]Darfur -The outgoing Head of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Mohamed Ibn Chambas, speaks about UNAMID's significant achievements in the implementation of the Mission's core mandate: the protection of the civilians in Darfur.

2014-10-22 Rebels Deny Endorsing Kiir's Party Leadership
[Sudan Tribune]Arusha -The armed opposition faction of Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has dismissed allegations suggesting the recently signed framework agreement in Arusha, Tanzania, had endorsed to reunite the three factions of the SPLM under the leadership of president Salva Kiir.

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