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  1. Women propose sex strike for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The activists want women to support the strike in the hope that it encourages men to seek a peaceful settlement to the conflict, the Sudan Tribune reports. The idea came about at a meeting of more than 90 women activists, including several MPs, in South Sudan's capital, Juba, the paper says.

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  2. South Sudan women suggest sex strike to stop civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    South Sudanese women peace activists have come up with a solution to stop the ongoing bloody civil war: men should be denied sex until they cease fighting, they say. The unconventional peacemaking method was suggested after 90 women - a few of them members of the country's parliament - met in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, to discuss the ideas how "to advance the cause of peace, healing and reconciliation," AFP reports.

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  3. IGAD congratulates Kiir, Machar - Friday, 24 October 2014 10:12Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Intergovernmental Authority on Development congratulated President Salva Kiir Mayardit and Dr. Riek Machar for their courageous and visionary leadership in resolving the ongoing crisis in South Sudan. The leaders also thanked and encouraged the IGAD Special Envoys to continue with their effort until the crisis in South Sudan is resolved.

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  4. Women propose sex strike for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    The activists want women to support the strike in the hope that it encourages men to seek a peaceful settlement to the conflict, the Sudan Tribune reports. The idea came about at a meeting of more than 90 women activists, including several MPs, in South Sudan's capital, Juba, the paper says.

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  5. South Sudan: Women Propose Sex Ban Until Peace RestoredRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    A group of female South Sudanese peace activists have appealed to women across the country and in diaspora to consider denying their husbands sex until the conflict is resolved. The proposal is one of the resolutions passed at a meeting last week in the capital, Juba, which was attended by more than 90 women, including several members of parliament.

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  6. UN in South Sudan sees possible deal but no peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    The UN mission in South Sudan is bracing for ongoing fighting even if a political deal is reached between rival leaders, the new head of mission said Wednesday. Danish diplomat Elen Loej, who has been leading the UN mission in South Sudan for six weeks, told reporters that the 10,500-strong force is redeploying, with greater focus on "hotspots", mostly in the north.

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  7. South Sudan women propose sex ban until peace restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    A group of female South Sudanese peace activists have appealed to women across the country and in diaspora to consider denying their husbands sex until the conflict is resolved. South Sudanese women collecting sorghum and oil some hours after an airdrop conducted by the International Committee of the Red Cross in Unity state's Leer The proposal is one of the resolutions passed at a meeting last week in the capital, Juba, which was attended by more than 90 women, including several members of parliament.

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  8. Eastern Equatoria launches community health mobilisationRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's national health ministry has launched an integrated community-based health promotion project in Eastern Equatoria capital Torit. The undersecretary in the ministry of health, Dr Riak Gai Gok, who was attending on behalf of the national minister, pledged his commitment to improving service delivery in the state.

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  9. South Sudan says Bashir was unable to attend IGAD meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese authorities said on Thursday that a leadership meeting of Sudan's ruling party rendered president Omer Hassan al-Bashir incapable of attending Wednesday's Intergovernmental Authority on Development meeting in Juba. Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir , Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn and South Sudanese president Salva Kiir at the third Tanana Forum on Security in Africa held in Ethiopia's Bahr Dar town on 27 April 2014 "President Bashir was briefed by the chief mediator about the summit.

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  10. Sudanese defence minister holds military talks in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein returned Thursday to Khartoum after unannounced visit to Beijing where he conducted military talks with Chinese officials. "The visit was important, fruitful, successful," said Hussein in statements he made after his arrival to Khartoum airport.

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  11. 24 dead, 7 wounded in fresh Lakes state clashesRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    At least 15 South Sudan army soldiers were killed when they clashed with pastoralists in Lakes state's Rumbek North county, police officials told Sudan Tribune . "It was a very terrible confrontation.

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  12. South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Cattle keepers lead their cow home after grazing at a cattle camp outside the capital of Juba, October 18, 2014.REUTERS/Jok Solomon JUBA: South Sudanese women peace activists have suggested that men in the civil war-torn country be denied sex until they stop fighting. The suggestion emerged after around 90 women, including several members of South Sudan's parliament, met in the capital Juba this week to come up with ideas on how "to advance the cause of peace, healing and reconciliation."

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  13. IDPs call on aid agencies to introduce more humane burial proceduresRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Internally displaced people lsheltering inside a UN camp in South Sudan's Central Equatoria state have complains of poor burial procedures for their deceased relatives. Lang Diar Hoth, a youth leader for IDPs at the UN camp, told Sudan Tribune by phone on Tuesday that the way aid agencies conducted burial arrangements was unfair for relatives of the dead.

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  14. Lakes state military caretaker governor faces legal battle in courtRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    A Rumbek North MP has filed a legal case against Lakes state's military caretaker governor, Maj-Gen Matur Chut Dhuol, claiming he unlawfully confiscated land. Daniel Deng Monydit told Sudan Tribune that Dhuol or his legal advisor is due to appear in court to defend the allegations, which relate to the seizure of homes occupied by intellectuals in June in Rumbek.

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  15. South Sudan women suggest sex strike to end civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Raw Story

    Almost two million have fled the fighting between South Sudanese troops, mutinous soldiers and tribal militia forces A group of South Sudanese women peace activists has suggested that men in the civil war-torn country be denied sex until they stop fighting. The suggestion emerged after around 90 women, including several members of South Sudan's parliament, met in the capital Juba this week to come up with ideas on how to "to advance the cause of peace, healing and reconciliation".

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  16. South Sudan Crisis Threatens DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Voice of America

    A South Sudanese woman suffering from cholera lies on a bed at Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, May 27, 2014. Hospital General Director Wani Lolik Lado recently took a reporter through a male ward where patients lined up in beds in an open room were being treated under rotating ceiling fans.

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  17. Mapel market temporarily closed amid security fearsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Police in Western Bahr el Ghazal's Jur River county have announced the temporary closure of Mapel's main market due to security fears. "The market was closed today in a security move to quell down the situation following the death of one man who was killed on Tuesday evening in the town," Mapel police sergeant Michael Mayen Atem told Sudan Tribune .

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  18. S. Korea holds send-off ceremony for U.N. mission to South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    The South Korean Army on Thursday held a send-off ceremony for another batch of the contingent to be deployed to South Sudan to help the newly independent African nation's rebuilding efforts, officials said. The 270-member Korean contingent, consisting mostly of engineers and medics, will be dispatched earlier next month to serve the United Nations Missions in South Sudan.

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  19. Ebola testing centre set up at Wau airportRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    An Ebola testing centre has been set up in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state in collaboration with the state health ministry and the United Nations Mission in South Sudan . Hassan said the decision had been taken as Western Bahr el Ghazal, Western Equatoria, Eastern Equatoria and Central Equatoria experience frequent cross-border movements of people.

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  20. Sudan's NEC welcomes international monitoring of 2015 electionsRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The National Election Commission on Wednesday welcomed international monitoring of the general elections which are scheduled for April 2015. NEC commissioners for parties and organisations, Attallah Hamad Bashir, reiterated the readiness of the electoral boy to to cooperate with the international community and welcomed international monitoring of the upcoming election.

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