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  • New Council for Warrap Chiefs, new ambitions for peace

    TONJ, Sept 29 – Over one hundred chiefs from Warrap State have formed a council in Tonj to strengthen their positions as traditional leaders and to be able to deal more effectively with inter-clan conflict that residents say has killed thousands of ...
  • SPLM wants elections held on time, SG Amum tells EU diplomats

    The SPLM’s position remains that Sudan’s general elections should be convened within the timeframe stipulated in the Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA), Secretary General Pagan Amum has affirmed. Comrade Amum made the comment during a mee...
  • SPLM set to unveil new Secretariats

     The SPLM was on 27th September set to unveil its Secretariats at the National, Northern Sector and Southern Sector levels, a move expected to end months of uncertainty that virtually paralyzed the activities of the party. ...
  • SPLM delegation to travel to El Salvador to study elections

    The SPLM is to send an official delegation to observe and study El Salvador’s general elections due to be held early next year, an experience expected to be beneficial, with Sudan preparing for its own polls slated for 2009....
  • SPLM to meet regularly with Executive, Legislative Caucuses

    The SPLM and its Executive and Legislative Caucuses have agreed to hold regular meetings to discuss to organize and manage the Caucuses and incorporate decisions into main SPLM decision-making organs. ...
  • SG Amum briefs Ethiopian officials on CPA implementation

    SPLM Secretary General Amum has briefed senior Ethiopian officials on progress made so far in the implementation of the Comprehensive peace Agreement, saying more work still needs to be done in certain areas.This came during a meeting Amum and his accompa...
  • Bahr El Ghazal University forms SPLM Students¬í League

    SPLM students at the Bahr Ghazal have broken away from the African National Front and formed an SPLM Students’ League on campus, according to SPLM sources in Wau. The move, which was in line with the party’s policy of organizing supporters on ...
  • U.S. donates $40 million for Sudan elections

    The United States has agreed to contribute an estimated $40 million to cover part of the costs of preparing for Sudan’s forthcoming general elections, according to SPLM Deputy Secretary General, Dr. Anne Itto. Dr. Itto made the announcement after a ...
  • South¬ís Media Houses denounce attempts to gag Khartoum brethren

    South Sudan-based Media Houses have strongly condemned the suspension by the National Publication and Press Council of two English-language dailies, saying this represented an attempt to stifle press freedom. This came in a set of resolutions issued by th...