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2014-09-02 Govt Shuts Down Iranian Cultural, Expels Diplomat
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese authorities on Monday ordered the closure of the Iranian Cultural Center in the capital Khartoum and other states, Sudan Tribune has learned.

2014-09-01 SCP Says Objective Factors Exist for Overthrowing Regime
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese Communist Party (SCP) said that objective factors for overthrowing the regime have become available, noting that political memorandums, public meetings, peaceful protests, strikes and civil disobedience would inevitably lead to an "orderly explosion" which will topple the "corrupt" regime.

2014-09-01 Bafana to Beat Fatigue of Tight Schedule With Charter Flights
[CAF]The South African Football Association will beat the potential disruptions that use of commercial flights might pose during the tight schedule of Afcon 2015 qualifiers by utilizing charter aircraft, SAFA president Danny Jordaan has said.

2014-09-01 Zambia Heralds Opening of New Stadium With Win Over Sudan
[CAF]Zambia heralded the opening of a new stadium, earmarked for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals, with an emphatic 3-1 win over Sudan on Sunday.

2014-09-02 Rebel Leaders Meet With Peace Mediators in Addis Ababa
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The rebel alliance of the Sudan Revolutionary Forces (SRF) met on Monday with the African Union High-level Implementation Panel (AUHIP), Darfur peace joint chief mediator (JCM) and UN special envoy for Sudan.

2014-09-02 Govt Seeks Support for IGAD Protocol On Agreed Principles
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese government is currently seeking support for the protocol of agreed principle proposed by the East African regional bloc (IGAD), which is mediating its talks with the opposition led by ex-vice president Riek Machar.

2014-09-02 Health Workers Threaten Strike Over Allowances
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -Members of the health workers' union in South Sudan have threatened a strike over allowances and long working hours, unless government intervenes with immediate effect.

2014-09-02 Ma'aliya Leaders Resign From East Darfur State Govt.
[Radio Dabanga]Abu Karinka -A number of Ma'aliya leaders submitted their resignation from the East Darfur State government today, and withdrew their membership of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP), in protest against the formation of a new government, as announced on Saturday.

2014-09-02 Sudan, South Africa in Historic Debut Meeting
[CAF]It is common knowledge that Egypt, Ethiopia, South Africa and Sudan are the founding fathers of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) in Khartoum in 1957.

2014-09-01 Woman Killed, Four Others Injured in East and South Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Yassin / Nyala -A woman was killed and three others injured in an ambush by militiamen in the area of Labdo, Yassin locality in East Darfur on Friday. In Nyala, capital of South Darfur, gunmen shot a citizen on Thursday.

2014-09-01 Gimir Gold Miners Captured At Sudan-Chad Border
[Radio Dabanga]Kulbus -The Chadian authorities detained 18 gold seekers of the Gimir tribe, when they were crossing the Chadian-Sudanese border on their way back from Niger to Kulbus in West Darfur more than two weeks ago.

2014-09-01 Herders Killed in Armed Robbery in Darfur's East Jebel Marra
[Radio Dabanga]East Jebel Marra -Three herders were shot dead in an armed robbery in East Jebel Marra on Thursday.

2014-09-01 More Than 2,000 Homes Wiped Away By Rains in Central Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Central Darfur / North Darfur -Torrents and floods destroyed thousands of homes in the Nierteti camps for the displaced in Central Darfur last week.

2014-09-01 WFP to Reduce Food Rations in Central Darfur Camps
[Radio Dabanga]Wadi Salih Locality -The UN World Food Programme (WFP) will reduce the food rations for the population of the camps for the displaced in Wadi Salih locality in Central Darfur.

2014-09-01 UNMISS Korean Contingent Begins Work On Juba-Bor Road
[Sudan Tribune]Bor -The continent of Korean engineers working for the United Nations peacekeeping mission, have started work on the Juba-Bor road, a week after it signed a contract with Jonglei state government.

2014-09-01 President Kirr Warns Rebels Could Become Regional Security Threat
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudanese president Salva Kiir has warned rebel forces allied to former vice-president Riek Machar could become a regional security threat unless the international community closely monitors their activities.

2014-09-01 Political Detainees to Be Released Before Sudan's Dialogue
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The mechanism of the national dialogue known as (7+7) committee formed six subcommittees to prepare the process and announced the possible release of political detainees soon.

2014-09-01 SPLM-N Says AU Mediation Did Not Call for New Round of Negotiations With Khartoum
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudan people's Liberation Movement North (SPLM-N) dismissed statements by a Sudanese official saying the rebel group had declined an invitation to resume peace talks to end the Two Areas conflict.

2014-09-01 IGAD Urged Not to Confine Peace Talks to Interests of Rival Leaders
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -A pan-African youth organisation says South Sudan peace talks should focus on the interests of the people rather than those of the country's warring leaders.

2014-09-01 Cautious Calm in North Darfur's El Sareif After Tribal Clashes
[Radio Dabanga]El Sareif Beni Hussein -El Sareif Beni Hussein locality in North Darfur is witnessing a cautious calm after a series of clashes last week between Abbala and Beni Hussein tribesmen. Fighting on Thursday claimed the lives of 34 people.

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