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  1. Millions Face Acute Hunger in South Sudan Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Voice of America

    South Sudanese internally displaced people sell food at the UN Mission in South Sudan camp in Malakal, Oct. 16, 2014. The World Food Program warns 2.5 million people in South Sudan are facing acute hunger next year.

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  2. Upper Nile parliament terminates membership of missing MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | In-depth Africa

    December 10, 2014 At least eight legislative assembly members from South Sudan's Upper Nile state have been disowned allegedly due to their unauthorised and long absence from parliament. Women carry their belongings as they walk through the ruined streets of the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 12 January 2014 Upper Nile speaker Joseph Deng Barac, named Nasir lawmakers Pal Ruac Doap, Yien Gach Ruey and Duop Tharjiath Nyual as among those who remain out contact.

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  3. South Sudan: UN mission destroys weapons seized from displaced persons campsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | United Nations

    Military and police components of the UN Mission in South Sudan , conducted a search for weapons and restricted items at the Protection of Civilians site located in the Tomping area of Juba. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 9 December 2014 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has destroyed a deadly assortment of weapons confiscated from internally displaced persons living at its civilian protection sites, the Mission has announced, amid broader efforts to defuse tensions in the young country.

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  4. UN destroys arms seized from displaced South SudaneseRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Newstime Africa

    The UN Mission in South Sudan started on Tuesday the destruction of weapons gathered from internally displaced people in war-ravaged South Sudan. "Today we destroyed the firearms seized in Juba with the support of the United Nations Mine Action Service," Ellen Margrethe Loj, the UNMISS head, told reporters during the ceremony.

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  5. UNMISS destroys weapons seized in displaced campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | In-depth Africa

    December 9, 2014 The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has destroyed hundreds of weapons confiscated from internally displaced people living at its protection sites in the capital, Juba. The weapons haul, which included AK-47 assault rifles, iron bars, as well as and hundreds of knives and machetes, were publicly destroyed at the Tomping compound on Tuesday in the presence of foreign diplomats and media.

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  6. UN destroys arms seized from displaced S. SudaneseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | TurkishPress.com

    The UN Mission in South Sudan started on Tuesday the destruction of weapons gathered from internally displaced people in war-ravaged South Sudan. "Today we destroyed the firearms seized in Juba with the support of the United Nations Mine Action Service," Ellen Margrethe Loj, the UNMISS head, told reporters during the ceremony.

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  7. Upper Nile state passes its annual budgetRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | In-depth Africa

    December 5, 2014 Lawmakers in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on Friday unanimously passed their annual budget of 74, 2907,638 South Sudanese Pounds. In the budget, education was a priority with 11% allocation; health took 7% while 39% went to Upper Nile's 13 counties.

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  8. Sudan's SSMO warns against carcinogenic candies in South DarfurRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | In-depth Africa

    December 5, 2014 Lawmakers in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on Friday unanimously passed their annual budget of 74, 2907,638 South Sudanese Pounds.

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  9. Nuer communities to commemorate conflict victimsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | In-depth Africa

    December 3, 2014 Nuer communities sheltering in UN camps in South Sudan and neighbouring countries are planning to commemorate the deaths of their tribesmen killed after the outbreak of violence with a peaceful, countrywide protest on 15 December. More than 20,000 Nuer civilians are believed to have died in ethnic related killings after political dispute within the country's ruling party turned violent, reigniting tribal tensions.

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  10. Report: Most African Nations to Miss Development Goals in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Voice of America

    A medical staff attends to a malnourished child at a Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital in a displaced-persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, South Sudan, July 24, 2014. Most African countries will not reach the Millennium Development Goals set for 2015 because of the gap between economic and human development.

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  11. S. Sudanese rebels dismiss alleged membership in UN compoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Thousands of civilians have sought safety in the UN compound in Bor after the town was captured by rebel forces "This is not true. We don't have armed members in the UN compounds," said James Gatdet Dak, spokesman for the opposition leader Riek Machar.

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  12. S. Sudan says UN sanctions will not help peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | New Vision

    South Sudanese children from the Dinka ethnic group pose at a cattle camp in the town of Yirol, in central South Sudan early this year South Sudan has told the UN Security Council that imposing sanctions on warring sides will harden positions and complicate efforts to end nearly a year of fighting. The United States has said it plans to present a draft resolution setting up a sanctions regime for South Sudan which has been engulfed in violence that has left tens of thousands dead.

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  13. S. Sudan Warns UN Sanctions Could Fuel ConfrontationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    A South Sudanese army soldier stands next to a machine gun mounted on a truck in Malakal town, some 500 km northeast of the capital, Juba. South Sudan warned the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday that imposing sanctions to try to end nearly a year of violence in the world's youngest state would likely "harden positions toward confrontation rather than cooperation."

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  14. Sudan asks UN mission in Darfur to prepare to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | AlertNet

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  15. Sudan asks UN mission in Darfur to prepare to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | AlertNet

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  16. WFP demands safe release of staff abducted in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations World Food Programme has demanded the safe release of its abducted staff member Mark Diang, who was taken at gunpoint from Malakal airport on 16 October by a group of men in plain clothes. "It's been more than a month since Mark was seized, and we still have no word of his whereabouts or well-being," WFP country director Joyce Luma said.

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  17. Scores injured as IDPs clash in Upper Nile state: UNRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    November 17, 2014 Scores of internally displaced people were injured after clashes broke out over the weekend at UN protection sites in South Sudan's Upper Nile state, the world body said on Monday. "Three UNMISS peacekeepers were also injured when they intervened to contain the situation," said Farhan Haq, the deputy spokesperson for the UN secretary-general.

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  18. War-ravaged South Sudan Struggles to Contain AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Inter Press Service

    Displaced women flee fighting by boat to Mingkaman, Awerial County, Lakes State, South Sudan.. Only one out of 10 HIV positive mothers can get the drugs needed to avoid infecting her baby.

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  19. South Sudan Gallery: Faces of the CrisisRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    The ongoing conflict in the North and East of South Sudan are distracting attention from regular healthcare concerns like the malaria epidemic that is affecting the West of the country. Medecins Sans Frontieres teams are running 25 programmes, as well as outreach activities, in nine of South Sudan's ten states, providing healthcare to people facing crisis, and runs programmes in neighbouring countries like Ethiopia to offer assistance to the South Sudanese refugees.

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  20. South Sudan: Snapshots of a Divided CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The people in the biggest area, made up of seven out of the country's ten states, are currently spared the worst of the conflict, but suffer from its economic and social impact, and live with the permanent fear that the fighting could spread. The next largest area is the part of Greater Upper Nile under government control, but which is frequently threatened by the rebels.

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