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  1. South Sudan: UN warns surge in Sudanese refugees pushes camp capacity to limitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Sudanese refugees continue to pour into South Sudan as they flee aerial bombardments and ground attacks in the war-torn Nuba Mountains in Sudan, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday, as it warned that many of the settlement camps are quickly reaching full capacity. With arrival rates exceeding 500 people per week, this represents an increase of more than 100 percent compared to the same period of 2013, William Spindler, spokesman at the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees , told reporters at a Geneva press briefing.

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  2. South Sudan's Greater Equatoria leaders want Igga maintained as VPRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Leaders from South Sudan's Greater Equatoria region on Friday opposed a proposal by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development to have rebel leader, Riek Machar appointed as the country's first vice president. South Sudan's vice-pesident, James Wani Igga, speaks at the opening of the SPLM building in Juba on 15 November 2013 The leaders, at an emergency meeting held in Juba, opposed any proposal to have vice president, James Wani Igga become the second vice-president.

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  3. S. Sudan army worries over defections in W. Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army on Friday regretted defection of several officers in its western Equatoria state, warning the new development could undermine economic activities. "It is unfortunate that one of the well-mannered and highly disciplined officers at the ministry of defense could not stand the test of pressure, which is regretful", said defense minister, Kuol Manyang.

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  4. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Brazilian authorities are reportedly studying an ambitious plan to deploy a 7,784km underwater fibre network in the Amazon basin. According to BNAmericas, the 'Conexao Norte' scheme has been developed by Brazilian fibre-optic systems manufacturer Padtec , in conjunction with national research network Rede Nacional de Ensino e Pesquisa which will see the construction of a fibre-optic link from Eldoret to Juba , AllAfrica reports.

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  5. Africa: Sudan and South Sudan's Merging ConflictsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Neither the peace agreement that ended Sudan's second civil war nor South Sudan's 2011 independence brought stability. A difficult divorce that included a border conflict, an oil shutdown, then brief cooperation, has been followed since December 2013 by a new phase of civil war in South Sudan in which the now two countries' wars are increasingly merged.

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  6. IGAD summit on South Sudan conflict postponed as talks break downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Leaders of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development have postponed a summit scheduled to take place in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, until Saturday. Negotiators at South Sudan peace talks in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, review a draft cessation of hostilities agreement on 13 January 2014 South Sudanese president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar resumed direct talks on Thursday, which are being hosted by Ethiopian prime minister and current IGAD chairperson Hailemariam Desalegn along with the IGAD mediation team.

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  7. South Sudan admits emergence of new rebel movementRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan government on Thursday acknowledged the formation in its Western Equatoria state of a new rebel movement, separate from the armed opposition faction led by the country's former vice-president, Riek Machar. Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar gather in a village in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on 8 February 2014 "We received reports that such a thing has occurred.

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  8. Should South Sudan really hold an election this year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, left, shakes hands with rebel leader and former vice president Riek Machar, right, after signing an agreement at the end of talks in Arusha, Tanzania. South Sudan's warring factions have agreed to reunify their political party, a conflict resolution organization said Thursday, with South Sudan President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signing the agreement to unite the ruling Sudan People's Liberation Movement on Wednesday in the Tanzanian town of Arusha, according to the Conflict Management Initiative.

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  9. S. Sudan president Kiir rushed to Ethiopian hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New Vision

    South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting. Kiir arrived in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to attend the 24th ordinary session of the assembly of head of states and government of the African Union .

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  10. S. Sudan president rushed to hospital after "stress induced'' illnessRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese president Salva Kiir was rushed to hospital in the Ethiopian Capital, Addis Ababa, on Wednesday after he fell ill during a meeting. Kiir arrived in Addis Ababa on Tuesday to attend the 24th ordinary session of the assembly of head of states and government of the African Union .

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  11. Senior S. Sudan army officer arrested after troops abandon positions during rebel clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese army has arrested one of its senior officers after troops in Unity state last week abandoned their positions amid sustained attacks from the rebel fighters. A soldier from the South Sudanese army stands in front of a vehicle in South Sudan's Unity State on 12 January 2014 The chief of general staff, Gen.

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  12. Rights groups call on AU to publish crimes report on South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    International and national human rights and civil society organizations have called on the African Union to make public its findings in the investigation of crimes committed by warring parties in South Sudan. People gather at a makeshift camp for displaced people at a UN compound in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on 22 December 2013 amid fears for further violence AU's Peace and Security Council is expected to meet in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to consider the final report of the Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, its first-ever commission to document the conflict's abuses and offer recommendations on justice and reconciliation.

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  13. CPJ condemns "devastating" attack on S. Sudan journalistsRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The secretary-general of the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North , Yasser Arman, said its forces had inflicted an historic defeat on the Sudanese army in South Kordofan state. Secretary-general By Tesfa-Alem Tekle January 27, 2015 - South Sudanese rebel leader and former vice-president Riek Machar has held a meeting with Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta, a rebel official said on Tuesday.

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  14. If you could save a child from a life of war and violence would you?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Catholic.org

    The United Nations has taken another step in its role as a demobilizer and protector of conscripted child soldiers, securing a promise from South Sudan to release about 3,000 former child soldiers, an act which the U.N. labeled "one of the largest ever demobilizations of children." Child soldiers are heavily used in Africa, especially among rebel groups, in which these children are conscripted to fight by force.

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  15. South Sudan President: Wording in Arusha Agreement was ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Voice of America

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir, shown here at a news conference in Juba, says a key word was changed in the Arusha agreement to reunify the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, which fractured when violence erupted in Dec. 2013. South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said that parts of an agreement reached last week in Arusha, Tanzania to reunify the Sudan People's Liberation Movement , were changed before it was signed.

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  16. Five journalists killed in roadside attack in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | World Press Freedom Review

    President of South Sudan Salva Kiir waves to cheering supporters upon arrival in Juba, South Sudan, on Jan. 22, 2015. Reports stated Kiir returned to Juba after signing a deal with his rival, former deputy Riek Machar in Tanzania, aimed at ending the fighting in the war-torn country.

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  17. Gail Morgado: Stepping in and out of the world's conflict zones to provide assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Washington Post

    Gail Morgado is a self-described "entrepreneur in bureaucracy," who looks at troubled regions around the world to find opportunities for the State Department to assist with expertise and resources. Morgado, a lead foreign affairs officer, gained experience from stints in conflict zones in Honduras, Kenya, South Sudan and elsewhere.

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  18. Tears, chants as rebel child soldiers are freed in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AlertNet

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  19. Mukono police commander knocked deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | New Vision

    A police commander in Mukono district has died after he was hit by a speeding motor vehicle under unclear circumstances. Assistant Superintendent of Police Raymond Atooli, who was the field force unit commander for Mukono district police, died on Sunday.

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  20. UN secures pledge to free 3,000 South Sudan child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AlertNet

    School children receive life skills and psychosocial support in emergencies at a child-friendly learning space inside Mahad's internally displaced persons camp in Juba, South Sudan, October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jok Solomon NAIROBI, Jan 27 - The United Nations has secured a pledge for the release of about 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan, in what it called "one of the largest ever demobilisations of children".

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