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South Sudan Conflict Reverses Progress On Food Security
FAO/WFP Joint News Release JUBA The conflict in South Sudan risks reversing gains in food security that the country had made over the last year, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Programme .
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
South Sudan: Officials On 'Coup-Convincing' Tour
South Sudan has dispatched a three-man team to try to convince African leaders that months of fighting in the young country were triggered by a botched coup bid led by former vice president Riek Machar - a message Juba has had difficulty convincing others is true.
SPLA soldiers die in Juba shoot-out
Bloody day. Sporadic skirmishes broke out twice in the capital on Wednesday. Unconfirmed reports suggest six Ugandans could have been killed as well.
Medair Returns to Malakal
Medair resumes Malakal relief activities, works actively in several South Sudan crises areas Medair staff returned to Malakal on 3 March to resume their work providing emergency latrines to address the urgent water, sanitation, and hygiene needs of the displaced communities within the UN base.
The Daily Record
Rangers v Albion Rovers: Ibrox dream day for Paul Reilly after health scare
ROSDEEP Kular was taken under guard from Cornton Vale Prison to an undertakers in Kirkcaldy but was not present at tragic three-year-old's funeral yesterday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
South Sudan: Agreement Signed to Build New Camp for Displaced
United Nations officials have signed an agreement with the government of South Sudan and the Chinese embassy to build a new camp in Juba to house thousands of South Sudanese who were forced from their homes by nearly three months of fighting.
Pay dispute, sounds of war rattle S. Sudan capital
Firefighters battled a large blaze early Wednesday at an apartment complex on Detroit's west side that sent flames shooting from the windows and roof and forced dozens of stunned residents from their homes.
'Pay battle' at S Sudan barracks
Five soldiers have been killed in a shooting in the main military barracks in South Sudan's capital, Juba, an army spokesman has said.
South Sudan: Heavy Fighting Erupts in Juba Military Barracks - Witnesses
Heavy fighting erupted Wednesday morning in the South Sudanese capital as sounds of machine guns and heavy artillery sent Juba residents into panic as many fled work places.
The Daily Star
Gunfire erupts in army base in S. Sudan capital: witness
A South Sudanese army soldier rests near a tree as he takes cover from the sun in the town of Paloch where one of South Sudan's last working petroleum facilities is located, on March 2, 2014.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Inside Track: Thoughts on independence from the worldly wise
Over the past months I have journeyed in Africa, Latin America and recently returned to Bosnia whose bitter war during the break-up of the former Yugoslavia I covered back in the 1990s.
East African states mull stabilisation force
The UN has urged the world to "dig deeper into their pockets" as it seeks to raise $60m to help alleviate Zimbabwe's rapidly worsening food crisis.
Christian Science Monitor
Even in garrison town, no sanctuary for South Sudan's civilians
In this Jan. 1, 2014, file photo, displaced people who fled the recent fighting between government and rebel forces in Bor by boat across the White Nile bathe and gather water from the Nile in the town of Awerial, South Sudan.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Sudan: Khartoum Accuses Juba of Abyei Attack
The Sudanese government has asked residents of the contested Abyei area for restraint and accused South Sudan's army of attacking Sudanese citizens north of the border line drawn in January 1, 1956, calling upon Juba to withdraw its forces south of that border line.
Q&A: Cholera vaccine stockpile - a new tool for emergencies
Sun Mar 02, 2014
South Sudan: U.S Accuses Both Sides of Abuses
The United States has accused both sides in South Sudan's violent political conflict, which has seen thousands killed and hundreds of thousands displaced since mid-December, of engaging in human rights abuses.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Banks call for quick solution to Juba crisis
On Thursday, the two banks posted impressive earnings on the back of wider revenue margins and growth in the profitability of their subsidiaries across the region.
Walta Information Centre
Foreign Affairs Minister visits Juba - Saturday, 01 March 2014 06:59
Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom has visited South Sudan's capital Juba on Tuesday , meeting President Salva Kiir and other senior officials of the South Sudan Government.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
The Huffington Post
Kuoth Wiel: Tears of Hope: South Sudan Women United Cry for Peace
"I was born in the first civil war, I grew up in war, got married in war, and had children in war.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Huffington Post
How Could We Get It So Wrong?
South Sudan suddenly exploded into a chaos of mass murder and ethnic fighting on December 15 last year.