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February 25, 2021 (GADAREF ) - Armed Ethiopian militias carried out a fresh cross border attack and abducted two Sudanese farmers after looting their harvested corn, in the second incident of its kind this week.

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February 25, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday threatened to sanction all Darfur armed groups signatory or non-signatory to the Juba peace agreement for impeding peace and destabilizing regional stability.

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February 25, 2021 (JUBA) – The ongoing rebellion in South Sudan's Equatoria region is undermining the peace agreement the country's warring parties signed in 2018, a group warned Thursday.

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February 25, 2021 (JUBA) – The Ministry of Health and partners are rolling-out the second round of the national polio vaccination campaign targeting over 2.8 million children in South Sudan.

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February 25, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday threatened to sanction all Darfur armed groups signatory or non-signatory to the Juba peace agreement for impeding peace and regional stability.

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February 25, 2021 (WASHINGTON) - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called on President Biden and his administration to work for the extension of the mandate of the Darfur peacekeeping force by the UN Security Council.

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February 24, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The former hybrid peacekeeping mission in Darfur, UNAMID, and Sudanese government officials on Wednesday discussed the protection of the mission sites and assets after the end of its mandate in western Sudan.

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February 24, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan will propose to the new African Union Chairperson to form a quadripartite mediation to broker the stalled talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).

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February 24, 2021 (CAIRO) – South Sudan and Egypt have agreed to improved cultural relations and artistic exchange between the two countries.

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February 24, 2021 (CAIRO) – South Sudan and Egypt have agreed to improved cultural relations and artistic exchange between the two countries.

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February 24, 2021 (KHARTOUM) – Eritrea distanced itself from the ongoing border tensions between Sudan and Ethiopia and called for an amicable solution to the dispute.

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February 23, 2021 (JUBA) - South Sudan Council of Churches and other civil society groups have called on the government to take steps to promote peace, security and national cohesion as the country celebrates the first anniversary of the creation of its Transitional Government of National Unity.

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February 23, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan ratified the International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance of 2006 and the Convention against Torture and Cruel Punishment of 1984.

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February 23, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Tuesday condemned the looting of a UNAMID team-site in North Darfur after its handover to the Sudanese authorities in January 2021.

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February 23, 2021 (GEDAREF) - Ethiopian army-backed militias Tuesday looted the crops of Sudanese farmers and retook control of a border area recently recaptured by the Sudanese army.

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February 22, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The European Union (EU) and the World Bank (WB) welcomed the foreign exchange rate liberalization in Sudan, saying it will allow debit relief and the country's economic recovery.

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February 22, 2021 (JUBA/ADDIS ABABA) - 15 Ethiopian peacekeepers who accomplished their duty with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are reportedly being harassed indiscriminately for their Tigray ethnicity by the Ethiopian army.

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By Mahmoud A. Suleiman This article comes against the backdrop of the equal participation of members belonging to the armed struggle movements from the Darfur region in ministerial positions and portfolios in the second government of Sudan for the transitional period after the glorious December Revolution.

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A critique of ICG's Africa Report No. 300, 10 February 2021 Dr Lam Akol The International Crisis Group (ICG) issued its Africa Report No.300 on 10 February 2021.

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February 22, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The parallel currency market in Sudan has been confused and reluctant to buy foreign currencies on Monday, the first day after the government's decision to abandon its fixed exchange rate and to unify it with black-market exchange rates.

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February 21, 2021 (KHARTOUM) The SPLM-N led by Abdel Aziz al-Hilu Sunday reiterated its rejection of the Juba Agreement for peace in Sudan, saying the government has no will to reach peace.

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February 22, 2021 (JUBA) - South Sudan has commenced formation of the state governments with the Central Equatoria, raising hopes such a move will restore presence of the government at lower-level structures mired and marred in perennial communal feuds.

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February 21, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The transitional government in Khartoum took measures to address the inflationary effects of the Sudanese pound floating, said Finance Minister Gibril Ibrahim.

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February 21, 2021 (NEW YORK) – South Sudan is still experiencing extreme levels of violence, a year after the parties formed a Transitional Government of National Unity, the United Nations said.

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February 21, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's central bank on Sunday floated the local currency saying its price will be fixed by the exchange rate in the local forex market.

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February 19, 2021 (ADDIS ABABA) - Ethiopia and South Sudan on Saturday signed a military cooperation agreement between the two countries. The agreement was signed by the Ethiopian army chiefs of staff, Gen.

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February 20, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese government has strongly rejected accusations that its military component is serving the interest of a third country and alluded to the involvement of the Eritrean troops in the ongoing border dispute with Ethiopia.

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February 19, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - The United States is assessing what role it can play to bring the three riparian countries to strike a deal over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, said the new American administration on Friday.

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February 19, 2021 (KHARTOUM) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday appointed a new Senegalese female diplomat as deputy special representative of the UN Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS).

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February 19, 2021 (JUBA)- The Jieng Council of Elders (JCE) on Friday penned a scathing letter, describing President Salva Kiir and his First Deputy, Riek Machar, as a symbol of failed leadership and demanding they step aside.

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