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  1. 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. '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


  5. Lessons on peace in South SudanRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2014 | The Irish World Newspaper

    AS reports of violence and suffering stream out of South Sudan, one story offers hope; of ordinary people's determination to invest in the long term future when their short term future is at risk.


  6. South Sudan parliament approves SSP 11.3bn budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | In-depth Africa

    August 13, 2014 The South Sudanese parliament has approved an annual budget amounting to a total of 11.3 billion South Sudanese Pounds .


  7. Target U.S. defense aid to Africa on real threats: malaria and EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Reuters

    Africa is the new frontier for the U.S. Defense Department. The Pentagon has applied counterterrorism tactics throughout the Middle East and, to a lesser extent, Central and South Asia.


  8. W. Bahr el Ghazal governor advocates for transfer of national capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Western Bahr el Ghazal state governor Rizik Zackaraia Hassan has publicly called for South Sudan's capital Juba in Central Equatoria to be transferred to Western Bahr el Ghazal's Wau.


  9. Denied Religious Freedom, Christians in Sudan Are 2nd-Class CitizensRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    "In Sudan, bishops and priests have been living as de facto illegals. They are not allowed to have passports and are denied legal status-they cannot leave the country and would likely be barred from returning should they leave."


  10. South Sudan's Machar unveils plan to create more statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's former vice-president, Riek Machar, who for the last seven months has been leading an armed opposition faction of the ruling SPLM party has unveiled his group's plan to create more states in implementing a resolution on federal system of governance in the country.


  11. Ibrahim case reflects deeper problems in Sudan, says bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | DFW Catholic

    Yambio, Jul 14, 2014 / 02:03 am .- The "disgraceful case" of Sudanese Christian Meriam Ibrahim is only one of many examples of discrimination and harassment faced by Christians in Sudan, a bishop in the region has said.


  12. Christians in Sudan are 'de facto illegals,' bishop reportsRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | Catholic World News

    Christians living in Sudan are "de facto illegals," who cannot hold passports and , according to Bishop Eduard Hiiboro Kussala of Tambura-Yambio, a diocese in the newly independent country of South Sudan.


  13. South Sudan: Huge Drop in Treatment Rates for People Living With HIVRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    South Sudan's Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment, less than half the number of people who enrolled for treatment a year ago.