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  1. ACT Alliance Appeal Revision 2: Assistance to asylum seekers and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

    Appeal Ethiopia Assistance to asylum seekers and refugees from South Sudan, Revision 2 ETH141 Appeal Target: US${esc.dollar} 3,639,453 Balance Requested: US${esc.dollar} 2,187,299 Geneva, 22 May 2015 On the evening of 15 December 2013, violence erupted in Juba, South Sudan following tensions that followed reorganization of the entire cabinet in July 2013 including the dismissal of the vice president. What started out as a political crisis has now mutated into an all-out conflict with ethnic overtones.

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  2. South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

    South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting. The recent defection in South Sudan's Upper Nile state of a key general to the rebel side was likely tied to incentives from Sudan's government, including weapons and ammunition, South Sudanese military spokesman Col.

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  3. South Sudan journalist shot dead: radio stationRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    JUBA: Gunmen in South Sudan have shot dead a radio journalist in the war-torn eastern state of Jonglei, colleagues said Friday. Pow James Raeth, a correspondent for the independent Radio Tamazuj, was shot dead along with a friend in the town of Akobo by unknown gunmen as they walked to access Internet from an office, the station said.

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  4. Evacuated oil workers return to South Sudan oil fieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan said it had returned its oil workers to the country's production areas, a day after they were evacuated from the oilfields in Upper Nile state due to heavy fighting between the two warring factions in the region on Wednesday. Workers at the Petrodar oil concession flush out the remaining oil prior to a shutdown on oil production by South Sudan, on January 29, 2012.

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  5. Four civilians killed in shelling of UN compound in Melut: UNMISSRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan condemned the shelling of its compound in Melut saying four people were killed in the oil producing area where heavy fighting take place between the government and rebel fighters. Children play inside a camp for internally displaced persons from the Nuer ethnic group inside the UNMISS compound in Bor, the capital of South Sudan'sJonglei state, on 27 February 2014 On Wednesday , the opposition faction of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement announced it a "tactical withdrawal" from the oil-rich Melut town which they captured on Tuesday.

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  6. Equatorian governors are like hawkers, says SPLM-IO officialRead the original story

    Yesterday | Sudan Tribune

    A senior official of the rebel faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has likened to "hawkers" governors representing the three states of greater Equatoria region in South Sudan, saying they had been advertising for president Salva Kiir at the expense of their own people. Oyet Nathaniel Pierino, chairman of national committee for political mobilization in the SPLM-IO faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, said Equatorians were determined to remove president Kiir from power.

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  7. Rebels claim inflicting heavy losses on Juba forces in Unity stateRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Opposition forces loyal to former vice-president, Riek Machar, said they have inflicted heavy losses on troops loyal to the country's president, Salva Kiir, in Unity state. Rebel commander Brig General Joseph Gai Gatluak pictured in front of his troops in Upper Nile state's Manyo county in March 2015 Heavy fighting erupted on Wednesday and continued on Thursday in Nyal town, administrative headquarters of Panyijiar county in Unity state, near the border with Lakes state in Bahr el Ghazal region.

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  8. S. Sudan journalist killed in rebel controlled Akobo countyRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A South Sudanese freelance reporter has been killed in what relatives and local officials said was a targeted revenge attack. Pow James Reath, who left Bor, the capital of Jonglei state at the onset of the conflict, was a freelance reporter with UN-run Radio Miraya FM and most recently worked for Radio Tamazuj and Gurtong website.

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  9. Jonglei governor sacks Duk county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The caretaker governor of South Sudan's Jonglei state, John Kong Nyuon has sacked the Duk county commissioner, Akech Deng. Nyuon, in a decree announced Wednesday, did not explain why he sacked the ex-commissioner, barely a year since he was appointed.

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  10. China evacuates oil workers from South Sudan oilfields over fighting: CCTVRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Chinese government announced it has conducted mass evacuation of its oil workers from Paloch oilfields in South Sudan due to the ongoing fighting around the oilfields in the oil-rich Upper Nile state territory. Heavy fighting between troops loyal to president Salva Kiir and the armed opposition faction , led by former vice president, Riek Machar, has continued near the oilfields since Tuesday.

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  11. Uganda rules out sending troops to Burundi - Prime MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    NEW YORK: Uganda, which has sent its troops to address regional instability in South Sudan and Somalia, is not considering putting any of its soldiers on the ground in Burundi where political unrest spurred an attempted coup on May 13. Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid to run for a third term has triggered street protests. Opponents say such a move is unconstitutional and undermines a peace deal that ended civil war in 2005.

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  12. South Sudan says oil staff back at northern field after violenceRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | World Oil

    Staff at South Sudan's largest oil hub are returning to work after fighting between the army and rebel forces forced some to temporarily evacuate, the East African country's government said. Some workers were removed from the Paloch fields in Upper Nile state as a precautionary measure on Wednesday, an oil ministry official, who asked not to be identified in line with policy, said by phone from the national capital, Juba.

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  13. Leaders of South Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia and Chad ...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 19 May 1 2015 - The presidents of Egypt, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Eritrea and Chad will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Omer Hassan al-Bashir, the ruling National Congress Party announced today. Bashir has won a landslide victory in April's general elections by winning 94% of the votes thus securing him a new term to extend his 26-years old rule.

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  14. The Politicized "Human Rights Campaign" against EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    A proverb helped me to understand the controversial international intervention justified by human rights and against human rights in the same time; "wet blanket is not a blanket"! The meaning could be understandable in the context of the "clash of civilizations" between Western countries and Africa along with Third World: politicized human rights campaigns are not true human rights campaigns! The very purpose for such campaigns should be justice and human rights, if the result comes totally negative, that means there is a trick in the start. Several reports published against Ethiopia by Western-based organizations under the umbrella of defending human rights, especially freedom of expression.

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  15. South Sudanese Army Claims Capture of Rebel StrongholdRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    South Sudanese Minister of Information Barnaba Benjamin Marial, right, and Military Spokesman Philip Aguer brief the median Juba, south Sudan about recent fighting between Sudanese and South Sudanese forces along the north-south border. The South Sudanese army claimed Wednesday to have captured the key rebel-held town of Leer in oil-rich Unity State.

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  16. South Sudan: UNICEF warns women and children being victimized - with frightening regularity'Read the original story

    Yesterday | United Nations

    Speaking by phone from the capital, Juba, UNICEF Representative Jonathan Veitch confirmed to journalists in Geneva that dozens of children have been killed, raped and abducted in the Unity state over the previous two weeks. "The deliberate targeting of children in these attacks is an outrage," said Mr. Veitch in a press statement issued by UNICEF.

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  17. South Sudan fighting continues near major oilfield, 4 killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AlertNet

    South Sudanese boys displaced by conflict walk along a flooded road between makeshift homes in a camp for internally displaced people at the UNMISS base in Malakal, Upper Nile State, South Sudan, May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu JUBA, May 20 - Four people were killed when two mortar bombs hit a U.N. compound and a site housing civilians in the town of Melut, near South Sudan's Paloch oilfields, and a state official said fighting between troops and rebels stretched into Wednesday.

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  18. Civilians in UN camps trapped by "staggering" violence in S.SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AlertNet

    Residents displaced due to the recent fighting between government and rebel forces in the Upper Nile capital Malakal wait at a World Food Program outpost where thousands have taken shelter in Kuernyang Payam, South Sudan, May 2, 2015. REUTERS/Denis Dumo GENEVA, May 19 - About 100,000 people taking refuge in U.N.-protected camps in South Sudan have been trapped there by "staggering" violence in the north of the country, a U.N. official said on Tuesday.

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  19. South Sudanese rebels reach oilfields in Upper Nile state: spokespersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese rebels led by former vice president, Riek Machar, have asked all the oil companies operating in the oilfields in Upper Nile state to close down immediately and evacuate their staff for their safety. South Sudanese soldiers stand during President Salva Kiir's visit to an oil refinery in Melut, Upper Nile State, South Sudan on November 20, 2012 In a press statement issued on Tuesday, the spokesman for the rebel leader said their forces were only 5km away from Melut town and 10km from the main oilfields of Paloch with the aim to capture and control it.

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  20. Building a Child Army in South SudanRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Real Clear Politics

    I didn't really think he was going to shoot me. There was no anger in his eyes. His finger may not have been anywhere near the trigger.

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