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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.

2014-10-22 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.

2014-10-22 Campaign for Peaceful Harvest Concludes in West Darfur
[Unamid]On 16 October 2014, UNAMID Civil Affairs Section concluded a peace campaign aimed at addressing potential conflicts between farmers and pastoralists at the Aish Barra Administrative Unit in El Geneina, West Darfur.

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 Tunisia Invited to Arab-Russian Co-Operation Forum in Khartoum
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia, on Tuesday, received an invitation from Russia to participate in the 2nd Arab-Russian Co-operation Forum scheduled for December 3 in Khartoum.

2014-10-22 UNAMID Celebrates UN Day
[Unamid]El Fasher -The African Union - United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), UN agencies, Sudan government officials and hundreds of the people of Darfur gathered at Al Zubier Stadium in El Fasher, North Darfur, to celebrate the United Nations Day.

2014-10-22 Army Forces Besiege District of El Fasher, North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]El Fasher -Heavily armed army and security forces surrounded El Ziyadiya district of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, on Monday.

2014-10-22 Al Bashir Candidate for Sudan's 2015 Elections
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Shura Council of the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) has selected President Omar Al Bashir as candidate for the 2015 general elections on Monday.

2014-10-22 West Darfur State Accepts Resignation of Six Doctors
[Radio Dabanga]El Geneina -The Minister of Health of West Darfur state has accepted the resignation of six general practitioners.

2014-10-22 Another Central Darfur Displaced Held By Military Intelligence
[Radio Dabanga]Nierteti -Agents of the Military Intelligence Service detained a resident of the Northern Nierteti camp for the displaced in Central Darfur on Monday.

2014-10-22 Displaced, Gunmen in Central Darfur's Deleig Agree On 'Blood Money'
[Radio Dabanga]Deleig -The commissioner of Wadi Salih locality will take on the payment of the "blood money" for the militiaman, killed by residents of the Deleig camp for the displaced.

2014-10-22 Govt to Hold Regional Summit On Wednesday
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -A one-day summit for the East African regional leaders will take place in the South Sudanese capital on Wednesday, the presidency announced. The president of Kenya, prime ministers of Uganda and Ethiopia are expected at the summit, expected to tackle the South Sudan crisis.

2014-10-22 Govt Received Financial Support From Saudi Arabia - Minister
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese investment minister, Mustafa Osman Ismail, has revealed that his government received financial support from Saudi Arabia following a recent visit of president Omer Hassan al-Bashir to the kingdom.

2014-10-22 Opposition Youth Leader Demands Kiir's Exit
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -A South Sudanese youth leader from the armed opposition has demanded that president Salva Kiir exits power so that the country embarks on democratic reform processes.

2014-10-22 Sudan Speaks About Contacts With Rebel Commanders in Darfur
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -Sudanese government Tuesday revealed contacts with rebel commanders in Darfur to arrange peace talks with them under the Doha Document for Peace in Darfur (DDPD).

2014-10-22 Displaced Women Raped, Beaten in Central Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Nierteti / Wadi Salih -On Monday, two young displaced women were gang-raped in the area of Bala, north of Nierteti, in Central Darfur. On the same day, more than 22 women of Garsila camp were assaulted by gunmen in Wadi Salih locality, Central Darfur.

2014-10-22 More Darfuri Students Evicted in Sudan's Capital
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -On Monday, 36 Darfuri women students were evicted from El Bashayir boarding house in Khartoum. A reason was not provided. In Khartoum North, hundreds of university students protested today against the increase of tuition fees.

2014-10-22 'Abu Tira' Ravage Part of Zamzam Camp in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Zamzam Camp -This morning, a group of paramilitary Central Reserve Police forces ravaged a part of Zamzam camp for the displaced, south of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur. It was a revenge attack after one of their troops was killed.

2014-10-22 EU Offers Support to Sudan's National Dialogue Process
[Radio Dabanga]Luxembourg -The EU is concerned about the ongoing conflicts in Sudan, and the violations of humanitarian and human rights laws. It offers to support the National Dialogue initiative, and encourages all stakeholders to join efforts towards this process.

2014-10-21 Ruling Party Chooses Presidential Nominees
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Leadership Council of Sudan's ruling National Congress Party (NCP) selected five nominees to compete for the presidency of the party and next year's presidential elections in a secret ballot on Monday.

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