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2014-09-30 Juba Denies Plans to Replace VP
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has downplayed the prospect that vice-president James Wani Igga may be dumped in order to pave way for the appointment of a new face with a large popular following.

2014-09-30 Advocacy Group Accuses France of Targeting Muslims in CAR
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese popular committee for advocating Central African Republic's (CAR) Muslims accused France of arming and using military gangs as proxy to kill the Muslim population in the restive country.

2014-09-30 Spanish Diplomat Dies in Khartoum Stabbing
[VOA]A Spanish diplomat was found dead with stab wounds in his home in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday.

2014-09-30 Spanish Embassy Official Killed in His Apartment
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -On Monday, an official of the Spanish embassy in Khartoum was found murdered in the district of Garden City, located in the eastern part of the Sudanese capital.

2014-09-30 Head of Sudan's Chess Association Resigns Over Game With Israeli Player
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The president of the Sudanese Chess Association (SCA) Tariq Zaroog tendered his resignation on Sunday following a game of chess that took place against an Israeli player at the World Youth Chess Championships in South Africa.

2014-09-30 Pilgrimage Mission in Saudi Arabia Complains About Food
[Radio Dabanga]Mecca -The Sudanese Pilgrimage Mission in Saudi Arabia has submitted an official complaint to the Saudi Ministry of Pilgrimage about the poor quality of food services to the pilgrims.

2014-09-30 Crops Spoiled in Central Darfur, Farmers Demand Investigation
[Radio Dabanga]Azum Locality -Farmers of Azum locality in Central Darfur state, whose crops were spoiled by pesticides sprayed by the state's Ministry of Agriculture on their farmlands, demand an investigation of the damage.

2014-09-30 Print Run of Sudan's El Ahram El Yowm Confiscated
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -Security officers confiscated the entire print run of El Ahram El Yowm daily newspaper on Monday. No reason was given.

2014-09-30 El Mahdi Will Return to Sudan On Request of Umma Party or AU Mediators
[Radio Dabanga]Cairo -In response to President Al Bashir's announcement on Saturday that the leader of the National Umma Party (NUP), El Sadig El Mahdi, will be detained upon return to Sudan, El Mahdi said he would return in three cases.

2014-09-30 Sudan Acknowledges 'Significant Increase in Human Trafficking'
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese Minister of Interior, Lt. Col. Ismat Abdel Rahman, has acknowledged a significant increase in human trafficking in the country.

2014-09-30 Libyan Commander Accuses Sudan of Supporting Islamist Militias
[Radio Dabanga]El Kufra -A senior military official of the Libyan National Army on Sunday reported that a convoy of vehicles loaded with militiamen crossed the Libyan-Sudanese border at El Kufra in support of the Libyan Islamist insurgents.

2014-09-30 Unamid Peacekeepers Provide Medical Support to South Darfur Prison
[Unamid]UNAMID peacekeepers from Nigeria in collaboration with the Rule of Law section conducted a one-day medical camp at Nyala prison in South Darfur to provide treatment and supply medicines to the inmates.

2014-09-30 Speech At the Reception to Celebrate the 65th Anniversary of the Founding of the People's Republic of China By Ambassador Luo Xiaoguang
[Focac]Your Honorable Minister Makawi Mohamed Awad,

2014-09-30 U.S. Pledges Another U.S.$83 Million Emergency Funds for the Country
[Sudan Tribune]Washington -The United States on Monday announced nearly $83 million in additional emergency assistance for South Sudan. Anne C. Richard, the US assistant secretary announced this at the annual meeting of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' governing executive committee in Geneva, Switzerland.

2014-09-30 Parliament Delays Passing of Security Bills
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -South Sudan national assembly delayed on Monday the passing of a bill meant to govern work of National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) to allow observations made by lawmakers inserted into the draft document.

2014-09-30 African Development Bank Approves U.S.$133.60 Million in Financing to Sudan
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The African Development Bank (AfDB) agreed last Wednesday to extend $133.60 million to Sudan over the next two years aimed at financing "strategic technical assistance, capacity building and targeted operations critical to preventing Sudan from sliding into deeper fragility".

2014-09-30 Spanish Diplomat Stabbed to Death in Khartoum
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -A Spanish diplomat has been found dead in his apartment in the affluent Garden City neighborhood of the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Sudan's interior ministry said in a statement on Monday that the diplomat was apparently stabbed to death.

2014-09-30 Juba, Khartoum to Jointly Lobby Creditors for Debt Relief
[Sudan Tribune]Juba -The South Sudanese government has announced it plans to commence joint visits with the government of neighbouring Sudan - from which it seceded in 2011 - to lobby for foreign support to waive the countries' external debt.

2014-09-30 Six Dead in North Darfur Cattle Theft - Sheep Stolen in East Darfur Train Robbery
[Radio Dabanga]Shangil Tobaya / Adila -Five people were killed, and three others wounded on Saturday, in a clash between a group of cattle thieves and a local rescue team in North Darfur. On Friday, a group of armed robbers ambushed a train loaded with sheep in East Darfur.

2014-09-30 One Killed, Two Raped in Tawila, North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Tawila Locality -One person was killed and two young women raped in Tawila locality, North Darfur, on Monday.

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