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  1. Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Monday, April 13, 2015 file photo, President Omar al-Bashir casts his ballot as he runs for another term, on the first day of the presidential and legislative elections, in Khartoum, Sudan. Al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced Monday, April 27, 2015, extending his 25-year rule despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.

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  2. Sudan's al-Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of voteRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Monday, April 13, 2015 file photo, President Omar al-Bashir casts his ballot as he runs for another term, on the first day of the presidential and legislative elections, in Khartoum, Sudan. Al-Bashir won re-election with 94 percent of the vote, according to official results announced Monday, April 27, 2015, extending his 25-year rule despite international war crimes charges and multiple insurgencies.

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  3. Rwanda receives S.Sudan Ministers seeking development adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Rwanda EYe

    They also include Ministers of youth, culture and sport; electricity and dams; transport roads and bridges; land, housing and physical infrastructure; telecommunication and post service; and the Minister of environment. The digital migration where African countries have just one month to the deadline was also successfully completed ahead of the deadline.

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  4. Horn of Africa: New effort to reunite families caught up in South Sudan violenceRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    South Sudan. The ICRC facilitates screening of snapshots in Old Fangak, Jonglei State, in partnership with the South Sudan Red Cross.

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  5. South Sudan: More Than 280 More Children FreedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Juba/Nairobi/New York - More than 280 children have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in South Sudan. The release took place in Labrab, a village in a remote corner of Jonglei State.

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  6. South Sudanese military spending "highest" in the regionRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan tops the region with military spending as civil war has been raging on for the past 15 months, hurting other key sectors such as health, education and infrastructure, an independent report has revealed.

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  7. N. Bahr el Ghazal parliament to audit budget expenditureRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    Members of South Sudan's Northern Bahr al Ghazal state legislative assembly have formed a parliamentary committee to audit the expenditure of the annual budget. Head of the parliamentary committee responsible for physical infrastructure from Aweil North county Angok Achuol Barjok told Sudan Tribune on Sunday that the house had reached a consensus to form a parliamentary committee after voting to decide on the mechanisms to use in order to audit how the budget was spent during its extraordinary sitting last 21 Tuesday.

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  8. South Sudanese capital hit by scarcity of drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    Residents in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, say there is no clean drinking water in the city which serves as the seat of the government, citing scarcity of bottled water as the cause. Displaced people wash their clothes in a drainage canal at Tomping camp, in the South Sudan capital, Juba, on 7 January 2014 Since the independence, the country including its national capital still lacks clean drinking water as over 90% of the city dwellers depend on water for drink from the River Nile.

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  9. Sudanese army and rebels both claim victory in South Darfur battlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    Conflicting reports surfaced Sunday about fierce fighting in South Darfur between government forces, and the rebel Justice and Equality Movement and Sudan Liberation Movement-Minni Minnawi The Sudanese Armed Forces said it inflicted heavy losses on the rebels penetrated inside the region from the border areas and renewed accusations that Juba government supports the armed groups. SAF spokesperson, Colonel al-Sawarmi Khalid Sa'ad said their troops lured the rebels into a battle field of their choice, noting that the Rapid Support Forces clashed with them on Sunday morning at al-Nikhara area, south of the locality of Tulus in South Darfur and inflicted on them heavy losses in lives and equipment.

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  10. UN vows to continue development projects in South SudanRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations said it will continue to support the implementation of development projects in South Sudan despite facing difficulties in securing funds from donor communities "Since independence the United Nations and its agencies, such as the United Nations Development Programme , have worked in support of the people of South Sudan and key institutions of the world's youngest country. Our work has continued throughout the crisis which has enveloped the nation since December 2013, UN development programme resident representative Toby Lanzer said in a statement.

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  11. Retired UN Official Karen Koning AbuZayd '63 to Discuss 'The Horror & ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    Karen Koning AbuZayd, former commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees and 1963 graduate of DePauw University, will speak May 2 at the Ursuline Center in Canfield, Ohio. Her speech, "From Sarajevo to Syria -- the Horror & Hope for Refugees" will begin at 10 a.m. "The board of directors and staff of the Ursuline Center value the expansion of our network of relationships and outreach, not only in our valley, but globally," said Sister Nancy Dawson, executive director of the Ursuline Center.

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  12. W. Equatoria governor sacks county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    The governor of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state has sacked, through an executive order, the commissioner of Yambio county, allegedly in response to demands from citizens. In a separate order, governor Joseph Bakasoro removed the state advisor for local government, Joseph Sabuni whom he re-appointed an advisor for economic affairs.

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  13. Joint rebel force attacks South Darfur townRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    A joint force of Sudan Liberation Movement - Minni Minnawi and Justice and Equality Movement attacked a South Darfur town near the South Sudanese border, a rebel military spokesperson said on Saturday. South Darfur governor, Adam Mahmoud Jar El-Nabi confirmed Saturday that the rebel fighters have crossed into his state coming from the neighbouring South Sudan.

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  14. South Sudan opposition leader kept under 'house arrest'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | New Vision

    A May 31, 2014 file photo shows Lam Akol Ajawin, chairman of South Sudans main opposition party, Sudans People's Liberation Movement for Democratic Change , speaking during a press conference in the capital Juba. Akol,who has spoken out against both sides in the civil war, said on April 24, 2015 that he appeared to have been placed under house arrest.

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  15. 1,200 Kids Die From Malaria A Day. Low-Cost Preventative Treatments Could Change ThatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Switched

    A girl holds her younger brother who is currently treated for malaria and dehydration at the Al Sabbah Children's hospital in Juba on October 14, 2014. The government of South Sudans integrated response to the nutrition emergency, the South Sudan National and State Ministry of Health, Sanitation and Environment, UNICEF and WFP are starting a mass-screening campaign to reach over 600,000 children in high-burden, non-conflict affected states - Juba, Warrap and Northern Bahr-Ghazal.

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  16. S.Sudan leaders must strike deal for sake of nation: EU aid chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | The Daily Star

    The European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides, speaks during a press conference with European Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn, at the prime ministry in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. JUBA, South Sudan: South Sudan's warring leaders must strike a compromise deal, the European Union's aid chief said Saturday, warning the international community was running out of patience over the country's civil war.

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  17. UNICEF welcomes final release of child soldiers by armed group in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Newkerala.com

    Militants in South Sudan have handed over to the United Nations Children's Fund a final group of 283 children in what the agency described as "a small piece of good news in what is otherwise a terrible situation for children in other parts of [the country]," where many boys and girls have been abducted and forcibly recruited as child soldiers. The release of 282 boys and one girl by the so-called 'Cobra Faction' took place in Labrab, a village in a remote corner of Jonglei state in South Sudan, bringing to 1,757 the number of children who have been released by the militant group this year.

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  18. 282 boys and 1 girl freed in final release of children from Cobra Faction in South SudanRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | PressReleasePoint

    Children surrender their weapons during a ceremony formalizing their release from the SSDA Cobra Faction armed group, in Pibor, South Sudan in February 2015. JUBA, South Sudan/NAIROBI, Kenya/NEW YORK, 24 April 2015 - More than 280 children have been freed in the final release of children from the Cobra Faction, an armed group in South Sudan.

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  19. Opposition PLP party condemns arrest of Catholic priestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Sudan Tribune

    A South Sudanese political party has strongly condemned last week's arrest by the army of Benjamin Madol, a renowned Catholic priest working at Rumbek diocese on South Sudan's Lakes state. "The party would like to bring to your attention the illegal torture and arrest without trace of a renowned clergyman in this county," the Peoples' Liberation Party said in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Thursday.

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  20. South Sudan opposition leader says troops surround his homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 file photo, Dr. Lam Akol, head of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-Democratic Change party, listens during a discussion of southern unity and cooperation, during an all-southern-parties meeting in Juba, in then southern Sudan. South Sudanese opposition leader Lam Akol told The Associated Press Friday, April 24, 2015, that his house in the capital Juba was surrounded overnight by the country's security forces with security operatives closing the two roads leading to it, although they had not forced their way into his property.

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