Yambio, Sudan Newswire

Yambio, Sudan Newswire

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  1. South Sudan army accused of killing top Western Equatoria officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army has been accused of killing based on ethnicity a senior official in Western Equatoria state after soldiers loyal to the administration under president Salva Kiir came under fire from alleged attack by rebel forces on Thursday. W. Equatoria State Speaker Bukulu Edward Mandeson , Bangasi Joseph Bakosoro, WES Governor and Samson Arabi, Commissioner Mundri West campaign for separation in Southern Sudan's independence referendum.

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  2. S. Sudan rebels claim capture of Mundri town, officials denyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese rebel faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, claimed their forces have captured Mundri town in Western Equatoria state. "The spokesperson in the office of the chairman and commander-in-chief,SPLM/SPLA, do hereby announce the capture today [Friday] of Mundri town in Western Equatoria state by our gallant forces under the overall command of Major General Elias Lako Jada," Machar's spokesperson, James Gatdet Dak said in a statement issued on Friday evening.

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  3. The Bats and the BeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Neatorama

    SOUTH SUDAN, 2013 - On our way into the Bangangai Game Reserve, a protected area of lowland forest and glades, we pass an open-air bushmeat market. It looks like any African vegetable market, except the tables are lined with rows of blackened monkey arms, as well as bushbucks, dik-diks, even pangolins - an endangered species.

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  4. W. Equatoria governor sacks county commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The governor of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state has sacked, through an executive order, the commissioner of Yambio county, allegedly in response to demands from citizens. In a separate order, governor Joseph Bakasoro removed the state advisor for local government, Joseph Sabuni whom he re-appointed an advisor for economic affairs.

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  5. USAID launches radio repeater station in E. Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The United States aid arm , Internews, and Zain Telecommunications Company last week launched an Eye Radio repeater station in South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria state capital, Torit. This, officials said, was the first of 10 planned radio repeaters to extend the radio's reception to all South Sudan's states and their rural communities.

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  6. South Sudan: bishop welcomes postponement of electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Catholic World News

    In a radio interview, Bishp Edward Hiiboro Kusala of Tombura-Yambio said that the postponement was a prudent decision, allowing time for a census, the drafting of a constitution, and further efforts to end a civil war that erupted in December 2013. Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation .

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  7. Western Equatoria downplays outbreak of fresh rebellionRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The government of South Sudan's Western Equatoria state said it would not tolerate its territory being used as a launching pad for any military activities aimed at destabilising the region. "This is not part of our culture.

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  8. Central Africa: Slow Progress in the Fight Against the LRARead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The Lord's Resistance Army has been escalating its abductions in Central Africa, a new UN report says. Although AU-led military operations appear to be weakening the group, the countries involved have other priorities.

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  9. South Sudan defends Uganda deal, seeks air defense systemRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Newstime Africa

    South Sudanese Defense Minister Kuol Manyang Juuk has defended a security agreement signed recently with neighboring Uganda aimed at protecting key installations in the war-ravaged country and training South Sudanese army officers. While insisting the agreement did not allow Uganda to buy arms on behalf of South Sudan, Juuk also said that his government was looking into establishing an air defense system to defend itself from attacks emanating from neighboring Sudan.

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  10. Access to Malaria Treatment Must Be Increased in Western South SudanRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK -A malaria epidemic in South Sudan has gone neglected due to the political crisis raging throughout the country, leading to insufficient distribution of antimalarial drugs in many peripheral health centers and an increase in the number of severe life-threatening cases of the disease, said the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/MA decins Sans FrontiA res Thursday. MSF staff in health facilities in Aweil and Pamat, Northern Bahr el Ghazal state; Gogrial in Warrap state; Yambio in Western Equatoria state; and Agok in Abyei territory have treated nearly 60,000 patients since the beginning of the year.

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  11. 'In Memoriam' Tribute: Recognizes Deaths of Prelates of...Read the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    In Memoriam: The following prelates died in recent weeks: - Bishop Cirilo B. Flores of San Diego, California, U.S.A., on 6 September at the age of 66 - Bishop Joseph Abangite Gasi, emeritus of Tombura-Yambio, South Sudan, on 12 September at the age of 86 - Bishop Servilio Conti, I.M.C., prelate emeritus of

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