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29 min ago | In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese civil society leader shot by unknown gunman

August 1, 2014 An unidentified gunman shot and injured the head of South Sudan's civil society alliance, Deng Athuai, on Friday, forcing several people to flee the crime scene for their own safety.

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29 min ago | Walta Information Centre

South Sudanese Peace Talk Rescheduled - Saturday, 02 August 2014 06:08

The negotiation of South Sudanese rival parties, which was scheduled to commence on July 30, has been rescheduled for August 4, 2014, according to Intergovernmental Authority on Development .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan rebels downplay relocation of national capital to Wau

July 31, 2014 The South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have downplayed the idea to relocate the country's national capital to Wau in Western Bhar el Ghazal state, saying the proposal was unjustified and unnecessary.

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In-depth Africa

UK minister calls for immediate ceasefire in S. Sudan

July 31, 2014 South Sudan risks facing famine unless its conflicting parties adopt immediate ceasefire for lasting peace, the United Kingdom minister for Africa warned on Thursday.

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Daily Monitor

Nakumatt eyes entry into Juba, Burundi

Nakumatt Supermarket is targeting entry into South Sudan and Burundi, making it potentially Kenya's first big retail chain to open shop in the two countries.

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Groong

Wiping Out the Christians of Syria and Iraq to Remap the Middle East: ...

Center for Research on Globalization, Canada July 30 2014 Wiping Out the Christians of Syria and Iraq to Remap the Middle East: Prerequisite to a Clash of Civilizations? PART I By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya Historically, the Levant is the birthplace of Christianity and the oldest Christian communities have lived in it and the entire Fertile Crescent ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan downplays lack of direct communication with US

July 30, 2014 South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's heavy involvement in world affairs.

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The Spectator

I thought I had contracted Ebola. Life doesn't get much scarier than that

After an all-night rainstorm in Juba I woke to see the mosquito that bit me in the dark.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Famine Looming

The UN is warning of a famine in war-torn South Sudan where more than a million people have been displaced.

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AllAfrica.com

Ethiopia: Ethiopia Dismisses Allegations That It Supported SPLM-in-Opposition

Ethiopia's foreign affairs spokesperson, Ambassador Dina Mufti on Sunday dismissed allegations that South Sudanese rebels were receiving support from the East African country or using its territory to destabilize South Sudan.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rights body condemns "barbaric" arrest of S. Sudanese youth

July 29, 2014 A South Sudanese human rights body has condemned last week's arrest of youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, describing as "barbaric" the move taken by government.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

In-depth Africa

Riek Machar & the rebels are not ready for peace

With world's attention turned to war between Israel Defense Forces and Hamas and the fight between Russian-backed separatists and Ukraine government, which subsequently led to the downing of Malaysian passenger airplane, South Sudan's peace talk will now be put on the back burner.

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The Washington Post

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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ABC News

Famine Watch: South Sudan Teams Study Hunger Data

Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.

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In-depth Africa

POSTPONED: Press Invitation - UNMISS Commissioner of Police in South Sudan Briefing

JUBA, South Sudan, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization / - The United Nations Mission in South Sudan cordially invites members of the media in South Sudan to attend a press briefing to update on UN Police's role under the new mission's mandate; UN contributing Force Protection Unit efforts in managing IDPs in the protection of civilians site, ... (more)

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

In-depth Africa

Federal decentralization versus dictatorial centralization in South Sudan

The debate over federalism to be adopted as the system of the governance in South Sudan and dictatorial centralization, has generated excitation in the country's political spectrum.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Daily Star

UN warns of world inaction as South Sudan famine looms

A malnourished girl holds onto a doll at a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.

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New Vision

Al-Shabaab commanders' killed in AU offensive

African Union troops in Somalia said Friday they had killed two "senior" commanders of the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab insurgents, in the latest push of an offensive against the extremist fighters.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese army denies rift with allied ex-rebel leader

July 24, 2014 The South Sudanese army on Thursday dismissed allegations of emerging differences between its chief of staff, Gen.

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Voice of America

South Sudanese Propose Moving Capital

Hundreds of residents of Western Bahr el Ghazal rallied in the state capital this week for a somewhat unusual cause: they want the national capital of South Sudan to be relocated from Juba to their state capital, Wau.

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