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2014-11-22 Rebels Ready for Further Talks
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -The Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF) said satisfied from the position of the SPLM-N in the recent round of talks over the Tow Areas and expressed readiness for discussions on Darfur.

2014-11-21 Kony to LRA - Bring Me Ivory, Gold, and Diamonds
[ENOUGH]Washington, DC -The Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group is increasingly trafficking ivory, diamonds, and gold in order to obtain weapons, ammunition, food, and other supplies, the Enough Project, The Resolve and Invisible Children said today.

2014-11-21 NGO Issues Report on Nuba Suffering
[ENOUGH]Washington DC -A new report published today by the Enough Project details widespread human suffering due to the Sudan government's three-year military campaign targeting civilians living in the Nuba Mountains.

2014-11-21 Kordofan Water Sit-in Enters Week 2
[Radio Dabanga]Lagawa Locality -The sit-in strike being staged by residents of Lagawa Locality of West Kordofan has entered its second week, without any response from the authorities.

2014-11-21 The Unamid Internal Report On Mass Rape in Tabit
[Sudan Tribune]What UNAMID really said about their investigation of mass sexual assaults on Tabit: The internal report on what investigators found

2014-11-21 Al-Nur Reaffirms His Refusal for Talks With Sudan's Regime
[Sudan Tribune]Addis Ababa -Abdel Wahid al-Nur, the leader of a faction of the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM-AW) refused to take part in the upcoming round of the African Union brokered talks, calling for popular uprising to bring down the regime.

2014-11-21 North Darfur Medics Threaten Strike After Colleague Attacked
[Radio Dabanga]El Fasher -The doctors at the hospital of El Fasher, capital of North Darfur, have threatened to stage a 72-hour strike unless several conditions are met.

2014-11-21 NUP Calls for Sudan to Recognise SRF, Cancel 'Absurd Elections'
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The National Umma Party (NUP), led by El Sadig El Mahdi has called on the Sudanese government to recognise the rebel Sudanese Revolutionary Front (SRF). It also demands that the Khartoum government engage immediately in talks with them to stop the hostilities, facilitate humanitarian relief delivery, and exchange prisoners of war.

2014-11-21 UNSC Urges Sudan to Allow Unamid Access to Investigate Darfur Rape Claims
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) issued a statement on Wednesday expressing concern at allegations of rape committed by Sudanese soldiers in the North Darfur village of Tabit.

2014-11-21 Locals Claim Killing Three Militants in North Darfur
[Radio Dabanga]Mellit -Three people were killed in a clash between militants, who reportedly hijacked a vehicle in Saiyah in Mellit locality, North Darfur, and a local rescue team on Wednesday.

2014-11-21 Khartoum Escorts Reporters to Tabit for Inquiring On Mass Rape
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -Several journalists from national media in Sudan are being escorted today to Tabit in North Darfur to report on the alleged mass rape in the village on 31 October. The reporters are accompanied by police, armed forces, and security personnel only a day after authorities denied the UN access for further inquiries, claiming that raising the issue again would "anger the local population".

2014-11-21 Wau East Communities File Complaint With Governor Over Power-Sharing
[Sudan Tribune]Wau -Community representatives from Western Bahr el Ghazal's Jur River county have met with state governor Rizik Zackaria Hassan to put their case for equal presentation in the executive state government.

2014-11-21 West Darfur Displaced Boycott Elections' Registrations
[Radio Dabanga]Sirba -The internally displaced people living in the camps in West Darfur's Sirba locality have boycotted the registrations for Sudan's national elections.

2014-11-21 Sixth European Film Festival Kicks Off At Khartoum
[SudaNow]The opening night film of the sixth European Film Festival will be "Lumumba"- the German-Belgian-French film that centred on Patrice Lumumba in the months before and after the Republic of the Congo achieved independence from Belgium in 1960.

2014-11-21 Church Properties Confiscated in Khartoum While People Praying Inside
[Radio Dabanga]Khartoum -The Sudanese police and special forces have taken the house of a pastor in Bahri, Khartoum North, on Wednesday. In the meantime, leaders from various churches in Khartoum, students, and other members are praying for 24 hours in the adjacent church building to stop further destruction.

2014-11-21 The African Union Welcomes the Outcomes of the Visit of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel to Sudan
[African Union]Addis Ababa -The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomes the outcomes of the visit of the AU High-Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to Sudan, undertaken from 4 to 6 November 2014. During its visit, the AUHIP met with a cross section of the Sudanese stakeholders, including Senior Government officials, the National Dialogue 7+7 Steering Committee, the National Consensus Forum, women civil society groups, as well as other opposition groups. The AUHIP was received in a

2014-11-21 South Sudan - UN Relief Official Urges Respect for Ceasefire, Scaling Up of Aid Operations
[UN News]Concluding a three-day mission to South Sudan, a senior United Nations relief official has called on all parties to the conflict there to respect their ceasefire commitments, while urging the international community to continue providing support to enable humanitarians to scale up and expand critical aid operations.

2014-11-21 Sudan's RNM Denies Accusing SPLM-N of Stalling Peace Talks
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Reform Now Movement (RNM) led by Ghazi Salah al-Din al-Attabani has denied statements attributed to its deputy chairman, Hassan Rizg, in which he held the Sudan People's Liberation Movement/North (SPLM-N) the responsibility for the collapse of peace talks on the conflict in Blue Nile and South Kordofan.

2014-11-21 Sisi Meets Sudanese Media Delegation
[Egypt Online]President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi met on Thursday with a Sudanese media delegation under Sudanese Minister of State for Information Yasser Ibrahim.

2014-11-21 Gold Seekers Killed in North Darfur Explosion
[Radio Dabanga]North Darfur -Two gold seekers were killed at Mashru Abuzaid in North Darfur on Wednesday, when an explosive device, supposedly unexploded ordnance remaining from conflict in the area, detonated as they were digging.

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