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As Sudan currency continues descent, inflation hits 64 percent in June

* Currency down 125 pct against dollar since U.S. sanctions
relief

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UPDATE 1-South Sudan’s president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal

JUBA, July 19 (Reuters) – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir
said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and
set up an inclusive new government.

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South Sudan’s president Kiir says ready to accept peace deal

JUBA, July 19 (Reuters) – South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir
said he is ready to accept a peace deal to end a civil war and
set up an inclusive new government.

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Telecom Egypt, Liquid Telecom sign MOU to complete fibre network from Cape Town to Cairo

CAIRO, July 14 (Reuters) – Telecom Egypt has signed a
memorandum of understanding with Liquid Telecom to enable the
pan-African group to complete Africa’s terrestrial fibre network
stretching across the African continent, the companies said on
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Putin to meet Sudanese president in Moscow – Kremlin

MOSCOW, July 13 (Reuters) – Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
said President Vladimir Putin would meet Sudanese President Omar
al-Bashir in Moscow before the final match of the soccer World
Cup on Sunday.
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UPDATE 2-Sudan extends ceasefire with rebels until year-end – statement

KHARTOUM, July 12 (Reuters) – Sudan has extended until the
end of this year a three-year-old unilateral ceasefire with
rebels fighting in three parts of the country, the presidential
palace said on Thursday, as Khartoum pushes to end years of
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U.S. tries to rally votes for a U.N. arms embargo on South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS, July 12 (Reuters) – The United States is
trying to rally enough votes at the United Nations Security
Council to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan following
continued fighting and human rights abuses, diplomats said on
Thursday.

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Sudan teen jailed for killing ‘rapist’ husband appeals for ‘unconditional freedom’

NAIROBI, July 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Sudanese
teenager who killed her husband as he tried to rape her has
appealed against a court decision jailing her for five years in
a case which could help curb sexual violence in the north
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CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Sudan extends ceasefire with rebels until year-end – statement

KHARTOUM, July 12 (Reuters) – Sudan has extended a
unilateral ceasefire with rebels fighting in three states to
overthrow the government, the presidential palace said in a
decree on Thursday.

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UPDATE 2-South Sudan parliament extends president’s term until 2021

JUBA, July 12 (Reuters) – South Sudan’s parliament voted on
Thursday to extend President Salva Kiir’s mandate until 2021 in
a move likely to undermine peace talks as opposition groups have
said the change would be illegal.

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