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  1. South Sudan swamp: hunger the next battleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Times

    JUBA: THE world's biggest marshland - the Sudd - has shielded the people of Nyal from the carnage of South Sudan's civil war, but now hunger and illness are taking the toll that violence has not. Isolation is a blessing and a curse.

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  2. South Sudan rivals fail to reach deal, frustrating mediatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WRAL.com

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said in a statement Friday that he regretted "the talks did not produce the necessary breakthrough," adding that the failure was disappointing for mediators and observers who had tried their best to urge the warring factions to make concessions for peace. "The consequences of inaction are the continued suffering of you, the people of South Sudan, and the prolonging of a senseless war in your country," the statement said.

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  3. Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia reach preliminary agreement on Renaissance DamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    Foreign affairs and water resources ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have reached on Friday a preliminary draft agreement on a mechanism for operating the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam following three-day meetings in Khartoum. Egypt fears that the construction of the 4.3 billion dollar dam project will diminish its water share which is a source of water to millions people of the desert nation.

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  4. A former boy soldier's words of hope to children rescued from warRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mashable

    Gunmen in war-torn South Sudan abducted nearly 100 children , some of whom were as young as 13, near the village of Malakal in mid-February. It was just one of many recent abductions in the country since conflict broke out between government troops and rebel factions in December 2013.

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  5. The leak AU's report and IGAD's threat of sanctionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    On March 7, 2014 and based on decision of the AU Peace and Security Council and after consultations with different parties involved in the outbreak of the mid-December 2013 conflict, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma appointed a Five-Member Commission of Inquiry [ i.e. 1) H.E. Olusegun Mathew AremuObasanjo - Former President of Nigeria, 2) Lady Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo - Ghanaian and President and Justice of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, 3) Professor Mahmood Mamdani - Ugandan and Executive Director of the Makerere Institute of Social Research, 4) Ms.

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  6. South Sudan peace talks to go on until FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  7. South Sudan's delayed peace means no justice for war crime victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | IRIN

    Regional negotiators had warned that yesterday was the "last chance" for South Sudan's warring parties to reach a resolution, but even a renewed threat of sanctions from the international community was not enough to bring the two sides to an agreement. The talks are scheduled to resume today in Addis Ababa, though participants are cautioning that there is little common ground.

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  8. Stuck in a swamp: hard times for South Sudan's displacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    A woman winnows grain to separate sorghum seeds from soil after collecting seeds off the ground following an air-drop at a village in Nyal, an administrative hub of Panyijar county in Unity state, south Sudan, on February 23, 2015. NYAL, South Sudan: The world's biggest marshland has shielded the people of Nyal from the carnage of South Sudan's civil war, but now hunger and illness are taking the toll that violence has not.

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  9. Sudan continues setting boundaries for newspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudanese authorities continued to restrict newspapers from publishing stories on social issues as the societal police entered the scene of press restrictions and summoned several journalists to question them on investigations they published related to HIV and statistics of sex workers in Khartoum. As of late, the National Intelligence and Security Services started scrutinizing newspapers' coverage of social issues after focusing solely in the past on political, security and military affairs stories.

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  10. Warrap youth against imposition of sanctions in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The youth union in South Sudan's Warrap state has strongly opposed United Nations call for sanctions on leaders and entities impeding peace. The UN Security Council unanimously adopted on Tuesday a resolution creating a framework for a sanctions regime allowing to punish individuals spoiling efforts to end the South Sudanese conflict.

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  11. South Sudanese minister signs mining orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's petroleum and mining minister on Thursday signed an order meant to regulate the extraction of minerals in the world's youngest nation. "By signing this regulations today as we completed the legal framework this is the message for everybody, for governments at all levels and all who are illegally working on mining activities they have to stop," Dau told reporters in the capital, Juba.

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  12. S. Sudan rival leaders fail to strike peace deal as rebels insist on reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir and leader of the rebel faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , Riek Machar failed to meet the deadline set by regional mediators for the two sides to strike a final and comprehensive peace deal on Thursday. South Sudan rebel chief and former vice-president Riek Machar speaks with his delegation prior to a meeting on March 3, 2015 in Addis Ababa As a result, the mediation team for the East African regional bloc of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development decided to extend the 5 March deadline by an extra 24 hours to allow the two men bridge existing differences on the sticky issues pertaining reforms that the opposition groups demand.

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  13. Unity state's rebel governor appoints press secretaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel governor for South Sudan's Unity state, Brig Gen. Ruai Kuol Jal has appointed Weirial Puok Gatyiel as his press secretary.

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  14. Luncheon speakers encourage women to keep putting one foot in front of the otherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Oklahoma City Friday

    At the Gathering of Angels are, from left: Mary Louise Binning, Libby Denner, Sister Rosemary, Connell Branan and Pi Phi Alumnae Club President Janice Lisko. Binning, who met Sister Rosemary in an airport, prayed for her mission and wrote her a check, introduced her as the luncheon speaker.

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  15. Exclusive - Bar South Sudan leaders from transition: inquiry draftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Star Online

    A much-anticipated African Union inquiry calls for South Sudan's president and his rival to be barred from a transitional government and for the oil-producing country to effectively be placed under AU control, say sources and a draft of the report. The recommendations are directly at odds with a peace deal being negotiated that would retain Salva Kiir as president and appoint rebel leader Riek Machar as deputy.

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  16. .com | South Sudan stalemate ahead of peace talks deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | News24

    Peace talks aimed at ending 15 months of civil war in South Sudan appeared stalemated on Thursday with hours to go before a regionally-imposed deadline for a deal expires. Hopes of an agreement were dealt another blow as President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar pulled out of their discussions, promising to reconvene mid-afternoon.

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  17. South Sudan: "Snapshot book" helps children find loved onesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    In search of their loved ones, a group of people in Leer review a book containing photos of South Sudanese children located in the neighbouring countries. CC BY-NC-ND/ICRC/Pawel Krzysiek Unaccompanied boys and girls are among the hundreds of thousands of people who have been fleeing continuing violence, from South Sudan into neighbouring Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan and Kenya.

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  18. South Sudan stalemate ahead of peace talks deadlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Daily Star

    ADDIS ABABA: Peace talks aimed at ending 15 months of civil war in South Sudan appeared deadlocked Thursday just hours before the expiry of a regionally-imposed deadline for a deal. Hopes of an agreement were dealt another blow as President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar pulled out of their discussions, promising to reconvene mid-afternoon.

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  19. South Sudan's FM says sanctions will hamper peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's foreign minister, Barnaba Marial Benjamin, said sanctions on the new nation will hamper peace and affect the very ordinary people. Benjamin was speaking from Addis Ababa, where the negotiating teams did not yet reach a peace agreement ending the 14-month conflict.

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  20. South Sudanese peace talks hit deadlock as mediators think next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Sudan Tribune

    The last round of the peace talks in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, between the two warring parties in South Sudan has come to a standstill as president Salva Kiir and his rival former vice-president, Riek Machar failed to agree on any of the major outstanding issues. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir walks prior to a meeting on March 3, 2015 in Addis Ababa The East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , gave the two principals 5 March deadline to resolve all the contentious issues and sign a final peace agreement.

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