Malakal, Sudan Newswire

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  1. What the South Sudan crisis means to UgandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Monitor

    With no end in sight to the crisis in South Sudan, refugees are bracing for a longer stay in Uganda. But under what conditions are they living? Samuel Paul Thion Bol wants to play in the English Premier League for Chelsea alongside his idol and world famous striker Didier Drogba.

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  2. Justifying the fallacy of bashing both sides in S. Sudan conflictsRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    As long as both the SPLM-IO and the GRSS continue to use violence means for securing their political interests, facts and fictions will always get mixed to produce propaganda fallacies in attempts to justify one's evil actions. The article of Stephen Par Kuol is not absolved from such one-sided bias.

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  3. Nine-year-old girl in record release of South Sudan child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | AlertNet

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  4. South Sudan cobra faction releases 250 more childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations International Emergency Children's Fund in South Sudan said 250 more child soldiers including four young girls who were serving with armed forces under South Sudan's Cobra Faction in Jonglei state have been released on Saturday. Members of the South Sudan Democratic Movement/Army faction march in Gumuruk on May 13, 2014, after their leader, David Yau Yau signed a peace deal with the South Sudanese government on May 9, 2014 in Addis Ababa UNICEF's South Sudan representative, Jonathan Veitch, also explained that 200 of these children have already been re-united with their family members.

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  5. WFP Chief: South Sudan Could Lose Entire Generation to ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Voice of America

    World Food Program Executive Director Ertharin Cousin meets with displaced South Sudanese during a three-day visit to the country in March 2015. The head of the United Nations' World Food Program has warned that famine could be declared in parts of South Sudan and an entire generation could be lost to violence if 15 months of fighting does not end soon.

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  6. South Sudan economy on edge amid war, low oil productionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Republic

    Hit by falling oil revenues, South Sudan's economy is also troubled by a violent conflict that looks set to continue. It could get worse in this young country, with the U.N. warning that South Sudan's economy is now threatened by rampant inflation as the central bank is allegedly printing money to meet a budget shortfall.

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  7. Population Under Pressure in South Sudan Opposition TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Voice of America

    In the opposition-held territory of South Sudan, a population under pressure from more than 15 months of conflict remains determined to hold off government forces after the recent collapse of peace talks. VOA's Gabe Joselow has this report from the opposition stronghold of Lankien.

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  8. US warns lack of accountability hampers South Sudan peace bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | AlertNet

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  9. South Sudan Situation overviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | MBendi

    Unconfirmed reports suggest movement of civilians out of Renk and into Kaka, Malakal and Melut due to persistent shelling in the area. . During the incident two people were also injured.

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  10. S. Sudanese rival forces clash in Upper Nile townRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Clashes occurred in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on Sunday between pro-government forces and its armed opposition groups, with the latter claiming to have regained control of Gabat, a town east of Manyo county. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 21 January 2014 "Four of soldiers have been confirmed dead and 15 other soldiers suffered serious injuries," the rebel spokesperson disclosed on Sunday.

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  11. Bashir pledges to make peace top priority in his new termRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir has reiterated his commitment to making peace the highest priority in his new term and again urged arms bearers to return to the country.

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  12. South Sudan: UN official condemns forced child conscriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Newkerala.com

    According to a press release issued by the UN Mission in South Sudan , the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Ellen Margrethe Loj, said she was "appalled" by the level of destruction she witnessed in the main market and teaching hospital of the Upper Nile state capital amid reports of child abductions in the nearby community of Wau Shilluk. A UNICEF education team recently reported, in fact, that 89 children were abducted in Wau Shilluk, where thousands of people have been internally displaced by the ongoing conflict.

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  13. US diplomat, UNMISS chief visit Upper Nile stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The head of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe Loej, and the United States charge d'affaires, Charles Twining, visited Malakal, the Upper Nile state capital on Tuesday. The head of the UN Mission in South Sudan , Ellen Margrethe Loej, speaks to the media during a visit to Western Bahr el Ghazal state on 23 September 2014 The visit involved a tour of the devastated center of the Upper Nile state capital, which changed hands several times between rebels and government forces since fighting erupted in December 2013.

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  14. In South Sudan town devastated by conflict, UN official condemns forced child conscriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Big News Network.com

    According to a press release issued by the UN Mission in South Sudan , the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, Ellen Margrethe L"j, said she was "appalled" by the level of destruction she witnessed in the main market and teaching hospital of the Upper Nile state capital amid reports of child abductions in the nearby community of Wau Shilluk. A UNICEF education team recently reported, in fact, that 89 children were abducted in Wau Shilluk, where thousands of people have been internally displaced by the ongoing conflict.

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  15. S. Sudan army captures town from opposition forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese officials say pro-government forces regained full control of Wadokona, a strategic town north-west of Renk town in Upper Nile state on Saturday, ending days of intensive fighting with the country's armed opposition forces. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army sit on a pick up truck during a patrol in Upper Nile state capital Malakal on 21 January 2014 Upper Nile's information minister, Peter Hoth Tuach, said the military takeover of the area was the result of a week-long engagement between the two rival forces over the control of the strategic town.

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

    Friday Mar 6 | 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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  17. South Sudan's delayed peace means no justice for war crime victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | 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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  18. Militants 'forcibly recruit' hundreds of childrenRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | Scotsman.com

    The UN children's agency said that hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is suspected to have ties with the country's military. Unicef had previously said about 89 boys, some as young as 13, were forcibly recruited by an armed group near the town of Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, in mid-February.

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  19. UNICEF: Hundreds of South Sudanese boys believed abductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Recordpub.com

    The U.N. children's agency says it believes hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is believed to have ties with the country's military.

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  20. Hundreds of South Sudanese Boys Believed AbductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Wall Street Journal

    JUBA, South Sudan-The U.N. children's agency said on Saturday that hundreds of children were abducted two weeks ago by an armed group in South Sudan that is suspected of having ties with the country's military. Unicef had previously said about 89 boys, some as young as 13, were forcibly recruited by an armed group near the town of Malakal, the capital of Upper Nile state, in mid-February.

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