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Sudan includes Halayeb & Abyei in 2015 electoral districts
September 7, 2014 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s National Elections Commission (NEC) announced on Sunday its intention to finalize the delineation of geographical constituencies for the 2015 elections by mid-September and revealed that the contested...
Sudan’s Misseriya to hold counter-referendum in Abyei
October 30, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - The Misseriya tribe announced Tuesday, the organisation of an unilateral referendum to determine the fate of the disputed area of Abyei in riposte to the process organised by the Ngok Dinka who prepare to announce the results...
Kiir-Bashir summit ends without solution on Abyei deadlock
October 22, 2013 (JUBA) – The highly anticipated summit between South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir and his Sudanese counterpart, Omer Hassan Al-Bashir ended with no viable solution on the fate of the disputed oil-producing region of Abyei...
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir avoids addressing public in Aweil on Abyei
September 22, 2013 (AWEIL) - South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir Mayardit on Saturday surprisingly avoided mentioning in a public address in Aweil town, the capital of Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, how his government intends to address conflict...
Misseriya threaten to wage war against South Sudan
August 25, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – South Kordofan’s Misseriya tribe threatened to wage war on the Republic of South Sudan if the latter is embarked in organising a referendum in Abyei next October without their participation. The move comes after...
Sudanese army say JEM rebels attacked Abyei pipeline
June 13, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) on Thursday announced that Justice and Equality Movement (JEM) rebels attacked an oil pipeline in northern Abyei, pointing out the assailants penetrated the area from South Sudan Unity state. SAF spokesperson...
AU, US condemn killing of paramount chief, UN peacekeeper in Abyei
May 6, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The African Union (AU) has condemned Saturday’s attack in Sudan’s disputed Abyei region, in which the paramount chief of the Ngok Dinka, Kuol Deng Kuol, and a UN peacekeeper were killed. AU chairperson Nkosazana...
Khartoum rejects South Sudan’s “last” offer on oil, Abyei
July 25, 2012 (KHARTOUM) – Sudanese negotiators on Monday dismissed as “nothing new” what their South Sudanese counterparts have termed as the “last offer” to resolve the two countries’ disputes over oil transit fees...