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12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Ethnic militias and the shrinking state: South Sudan's dangerous path

Until early August, Maban county was mostly famous for the misery of others. Nearly 130,000 Sudanese refugees live - and sometimes die - in desperately difficult conditions in several makeshift camps in Maban, having fled the fighting in Blue Nile, over the border in Sudan.

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16 hrs ago | Voice of America

U.S. Ambassador Susan Page Leaves South Sudan

U. S. Ambassador Susan Page gives a speech at the launch of the new Voice of America radio transmitter in Juba, South Sudan, on March 21, 2013.

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News, Sudan

Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Juba Tells Radio Station to Axe Politics

The Catholic Church owned- Bakhita radio station in Juba that was raided by South Sudan security operatives on Saturday August 16 has been ordered by the government not to air political programs.

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Yesterday | Daily Monitor

Driver on the run as bus overturns on Gulu- Juba Highway

Twelve people have been severely injured in a motor accident along Gulu-Atiak road when the bus they were travelling in overturned.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: War Veterans Planting for Peace

Along the fertile banks of sub-Saharan Africa's White Nile, one of the two main tributaries of the Nile River, a war veteran's co-op is planting for a food secure future in South Sudan, a country potentially facing famine.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan's defence minister demands Juba implement security arrangements

August 20, 2014 Sudan defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein demanded to implement the security arrangements protocols signed with the South Sudan on 27 September 2012 within the framework of Cooperation Agreement.

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New Vision

Ethiopian Airlines' Entebbe-Juba route promising

Two weeks after Ethiopian Airlines launched a daily direct route from Entebbe to Juba, frequent flyers between Uganda and South Sudan seem to be embracing the development rather fast.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Malawi, Ethiopia, Africa, Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan army denies defection of senior officer in Yei

August 20, 2014 The South Sudanese army has denied the defection of a senior officer in Tore payam , about 25km west of Central Equatoria state's Yei town amid reports that soldiers in the area opened fire on each other.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan president sacks Garang's widow from advisory role

August 20, 2014 South Sudanese president Salva Kiir Mayardit, issued a surprise decree on Wednesday sacking Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of the late John Garang, founding leader of the country's ruling party .

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In-depth Africa

Council of states holds discussions over creation of 10 counties in Juba

August 20, 2014 South Sudan's national council of states held a sitting in the capital, Juba, on Wednesday to discuss a proposal for the creation of 10 counties in the Greater Juba region.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Journalist Released, Bakhita Radio Still Silent

The news editor of Juba-based Bakhita Radio was released Tuesday, four days after he was detained by national security agents who also ordered the radio station to stop broadcasting.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan sets conditions for resuming peace talks

August 19, 2014 The South Sudanese government says it would not take part in negotiations with rebels led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, unless both parties sign a cessation of hostilities agreement.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese presidency opposes creation of prime minister's position

August 19, 2014 The South Sudanese presidency said Tuesday that any move to create the position of a prime minister for its opposition leader would violate the country's transitional constitution.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WMDT

S Sudan authorities close popular radio station

Authorities in South Sudan have shut down a popular radio station in the capital, Juba, the Committee to Protect Journalists said.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Star Phoenix

Visiting priest calls for help to stop genocide

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.

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News24

.com | South Sudan shuts key radio station

Security forces in war-torn South Sudan have shut one of the country's main independent radio stations and arrested its news editor after it broadcast rebel views, the station said on Monday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan calls on Sudan to sever ties with rebels

August 17, 2014 The South Sudanese government has urged the government of neighbouring Sudan to sever ties with rebels under the leadership of former vice-president Riek Machar, while reiterating its commitment to a 2012 bilateral deal between the two countries.

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AME Info

Zain and UNESCO launch YouthMobile Development training in South Sudan

Zain South Sudan and UNESCO, in partnership with The Dev School and the College of Computer Science and Information, University of Juba, launched a YouthMobile Applications Development Initiative in South Sudan.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Transitional Government Without Kiir a 'Non-Starter' - Spokesperson

Any transitional government put in place without South Sudan's incumbent president, Salva Kiir is a "non-starter", his spokesperson said in response to opposition leader, Riek Machar's recent interview with CCTV's Talk Africa show.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: S. Sudan Ambassador Claims Museveni Coup Comments Misrepresented

South Sudan's ambassador to Uganda, Samuel Luate, has dismissed claims by the country's rebel faction that Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni had denied the coflict was triggered by a coup.

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