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2015-03-04 Juba and Khartoum Begin Oil Fee Negotiations
[Ethiopia Government] South Sudan and its northern neighbor have started negotiations on provisions of the 2012 Cooperation Agreement, focusing on crude oil passing through Sudanese territory. Sudan's petroleum minister, Mekkawi Mohamed Awad and other officials are in Juba discussing the status of the oil deal signed between the two countries.

2015-03-04 Africa's Human Rights Tribunal Issues Damning Decision in Sudan Torture Case
[African Arguments] The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (African Commission), Africa's main human rights body, recently published a decision holding Sudan responsible for the arbitrary detention and torture of three prominent Sudanese human rights defenders.

2015-03-04 International Arrest Warrant for Darfur Rebel Confirmed
[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -The International Criminal Court's Appeal Chamber confirmed its decision on Tuesday to issue an arrest warrant for former Darfur rebel Abdallah Banda, for committing war crimes in the region.

2015-03-04 Sudan Issues ID Cards to Tens of Thousands of South Sudanese
[UNHCR] Khartoum, Sudan -The Sudan government has begun to register South Sudanese living in the country and issuing them with ID cards that give them the right to work and access to basic services.

2015-03-04 UN Agency Supports Government Project Bringing Rights, Services to South Sudanese People Living in Sudan
[UN News] Under a United Nations-backed initiative, South Sudanese people living in Sudan are being registered by the Government of Sudan and issued identity cards that give them the right to work and access to basic services.

2015-03-04 Rape, Pillage, Arson in Darfur's Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga] West Jebel Marra -Three young women were gang-raped, 299 houses and 56 storerooms were torched today, in an attack on villages in the area of Golo, in West Jebel Marra.

2015-03-04 Civil Aviation Staff Protest in Sudan's Capital
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Dozens of former employees of the Sudanese Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) staged a sit-in in front of the Council of Ministers in Khartoum on Tuesday.

2015-03-04 Three JEM-Sudan Commanders Held in El Fasher, North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -Three military commanders of the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)-Sudan were detained in El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, on Monday. On Tuesday, a senior Qatari official visited the military camp near El Fasher, where JEM-Sudan combatants are stationed.

2015-03-04 Armed Robbers Shoot Motorcyclist in Central Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -A resident of Hamidiya camp for the displaced in Zalingei locality, Central Darfur, sustained injuries in an ambush by militiamen on Monday.

2015-03-04 Three Dead in Habaniya Attack On Rizeigat in East Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] El Ferdous Locality -In an attack by Habaniya gunmen on a Rizeigat village in El Firdous locality, East Darfur, on Monday, three people were killed.

2015-03-04 Northern Sudanese Protest Against Use of Toxic Substances
[Radio Dabanga] River Nile -Hundreds of people took to the streets in El Bowga, River Nile state, on Tuesday, in protest against the use of toxic substances by gold mining companies in the area.

2015-03-04 Militiamen Threaten to Torch North Darfur Villages
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher Locality -Government-backed militiamen threatened to torch seven villages as well as Shoba camp for the displaced near Korma in El Fasher locality, North Darfur, on Saturday.

2015-03-04 Thirst in Adila Locality, East Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Adila Locality -The residents of Adila locality in East Darfur complain of an acute lack of drinking water.

2015-03-04 Disease, Air Raids Kill Darfur Livestock
[Radio Dabanga] East Jebel Marra -Three cows were killed in an air raid in Dar El Salam locality, North Darfur. In East Jebel Marra, livestock has been dying of an as yet unknown disease for the past two weeks.

2015-03-03 Khartoum Talks Over Renaissance Dam to Begin
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Egyptian, Sudanese and Ethiopian ministers of foreign affairs and water and irrigation are meeting in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday to discuss sticking points in the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.

2015-03-03 Who's Financing the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam?
[Africa Renewal] It is an audacious $4.8 billion project undertaken by one of the world's poorest countries. At the construction site in the Benishangul region of Ethiopia near the Sudanese border, some 8,500 workers are labouring tirelessly every day to build the gigantic Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. When completed in 2017, the dam will generate 6,000 megawatts of electricity for domestic consumption and export.

2015-03-03 Sudan Begins Issuing ID Cards for South Sudanese
[UNHCR] This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 3 March 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

2015-03-03 Appeals Chamber Confirms Arrest Warrant for Sudanese Rebel Banda
[Hirondelle] Arusha -The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Tuesday confirmed a decision to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese rebel Abdallah Banda, who is charged with war crimes in Darfur.

2015-03-03 One-Day Discussion Bears Fruit for Road Travel Between Ethiopia and Sudan
[Addis Fortune] The agreement, which was reached between the delegates of the two countries, decided on commencement within just 45 days.

2015-03-02 Measles Hits South Darfur Camp
[Radio Dabanga] Otash Camp -Measles is spreading fast in the Otash camp for the displaced in Nyala locality, South Darfur.

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