Yambio, Sudan Newswire
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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 . Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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. Comment?
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 Comment?
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. Comment?
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