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Fugitive forged new identity as business tycoon in South Sudan: investigative report

A new investigative report released Tuesday details how Lebanese businessman Ali Khalil Merhi, a one-time fugitive from Paraguay who fled criminal charges, has reemerged in South Sudan with an altered identity and a thriving business empire benefiting from corrupt connections.

CHAD - 20 Apr

Chad President Idriss Deby dies on front lines, says army spokesman

Chad's President Idriss Deby has died while visiting troops on the front line of a fight against northern rebels, an army spokesman said on Tuesday, the day after Deby was declared...

Sudan formally annuls 63-year Israel boycott law

The ruling Sovereignty Council of Sudan and the cabinet on Monday officially voted to annul the Israel boycott law as part of the normalization process between Khartoum and Jerusalem.
JUBA - 20 Apr

Japan donates USD 6.5 million to WFP to stem food insecurity in South Sudan

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a contribution of USD 6.5 million from the Government of Japan to mitigate food security in South Sudan.
WAU - 20 Apr

Eye surgery camp starts in Wau

A 14-day ophthalmology surgery campaign organized by the Catholic Diocese of Wau targeting 500 patients suffering from eye diseases has started in Wau, Western Bahr-el-Ghazal State.
MALAKAL - 19 Apr

Malakal court releases defendants in public prosecutor's murder case

A mobile court in Malakal of Upper Nile State has briefly released seven defendants accused of killing the public prosecutor Thomas Aban Akol in July last year without bail.

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