Here is the daily roundup and summary of the major headlines coming out of Sudan. SDC/GI-NET does not necessarily support the views expressed in the articles in this post.
- The Sudanese Armed Forces attacked SPLA-N positions in Blue Nile and the residence of the Blue Nile State Governor and Chairman of the SPLM-N, Malik Agar.
- More than 350 Southern returnees from Khartoum died of hunger-related problems in a remote resettlement camp in Warrap state, officials said on Wednesday. Many of the Southern returnees are dropped off in poor locations with limited access to aid or jobs.
SAF raids Talodi in South Kordofan– Radio Dabanga
- Sources claim 17 bombs have been dropped in an attack in Warenne area of Talodi in South Kordofan on Thursday.
Sudan’s oil fee demand forces South to consider new pipeline– Sudan Tribune
- On Thursday, Secretary General of the SPLM, Pagan Amum, stated that building an oil pipeline through Kenya to the Indian Ocean may be more cost effective than paying the high transport and refinery fees demanded by the Sudanese government.
New Cabinet sworn into office– Miraya FM
- The 29 ministers named to the new government cabinet took the oath of office before President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Vice President Riek Machar in Juba on Thursday.
- The United States expressed concern on Wednesday that South Sudan might be supporting the SPLA-N who has been fighting against the Government of Sudan in South Kordofan.