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  1. South Sudan - Army moves to secure key tranportation routes with bus programRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | North Denver News

    The Sudan People's Freedom Military has actually been increasing its activities to normalize life for the South Sudanese people. Most just recently, the SPLA has begun providing traffic safety as mass transit on the 192 km highway between the South Sudan capital of Juba and the Uganda border.

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  2. Secretary-General calls on defence chiefs for 'unity and backing' on UN peacekeepingRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | United Nations

    Welcoming ceremony for first detachment of China's peacekeeping infantry battalion to arrive in South Sudan. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 27 March 2015 – At the first-ever United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference today, the Secretary-General appealed to senior military officials for more troop contributions from States around the world and for political will and purpose.

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  3. Central African Republic: UNHCR strongly condemns the kidnapping ...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... (9,232 CAR refugees in the DRC; 3,388 DRC refugees in CAR; and 15,769 DRC refugees and 2,047 CAR refugees in South Sudan). UNHCR and partners are providing assistance to refugees and are seeking durable solutions for them, including voluntary ...

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  4. South Sudan: War Without EndRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Last week President Salva Kiir of South Sudan rejected all the main proposals put forward by the African Union to bring peace to Africa's newest state. Standing on the temporary podium erected for Independence Day just over three and a half years ago, he refused all attempts at compromise with Riek Machar, the former Vice President.

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  5. Top picks: Blackboards, zakat and currency divesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | IRIN

    ... to be done to join up emergency relief with longer-term planning. Citing the examples of Eastern DRC, Haiti and South Sudan, he calls for more joined-up thinking and an end to the "two-pronged architecture of the aid system". Syrian refugee and ...

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  6. UN peacekeeping and rape: getting better - or worse?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... of those peacekeeping violations come from just three missions: in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Haiti and South Sudan. Those three countries, along with the U.N. mission in Libya, held the same ugly distinction in 2013-- as they also did in ...

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  7. Student excels at Angelina Jolie Pitt-funded girls school in Kenya...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AlertNet

    KAKUMA REFUGEE CAMP, Kenya, March 27 - Naomi Chol studied at a school funded and supported by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie Pitt, but the 16-year-old from South Sudan has become a celebrity herself in a Kenyan refugee camp. "Everywhere I go, people call me and come to shake my hand," she tells visitors to Kakuma camp where she studied in a school known locally as the Angelina Jolie Primary School.

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  8. S Sudan lawmakers extend president's term by 3 years - Friday, 27 March 2015 07:50Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Lawmakers in South Sudan on Tuesday voted to extend the tenure of President Salva Kiir by three years, a move the government had said was necessary for stability amid an ongoing rebellion led by a former deputy president. The measure, passed by more than two-thirds of the legislators on Tuesday, also extends the tenure of the legislature, lawmaker Thomas Kundu, who heads parliament's information committee, stated.

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  9. Vietnam to send medical staff to assist UN peacekeeping in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    The Vietnam Medical Corps will send its personnel abroad to assist the United Nations' peacekeeping missions in South Sudan, an official said. Major General Nguyen Hong Son, director of the 175 Military Hospital under the corps, told local media that his staff has been preparing to work overseas.

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  10. Make a Difference auction hits record $160KRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Thursday's Make A Difference auction at McClary Stockyards raised a record amount of money, with final proceeds to Canadian Foodgrains Bank expected to near $160,000. The money, which will be matched four-to-one by the Canadian government, will go to help refugees affected by conflict in South Sudan.

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  11. From Braybrook to Louisville, Mangok Mathiang makes an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    From Braybrook to Louisville to millions of US television screens - Australian basketballer Mangok Mathiang will take the court in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday aiming to help his team to the elite eight. While Mathiang starts at centre for the University of Louisville Cardinals against the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday, about 30 junior players, mostly from South Sudanese backgrounds, will play their junior grand finals for Mathiang's first team, Longhorns Basketball Club, at the RecWest stadium in Braybrook.

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  12. Pakistan for end to violence against childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... of child rights. " Ms. Brandt admitted that there had been some successes as a number of child soldiers in South Sudan were undergoing demobilisation. She underscored, however, that being released was "only a first step" as many children faced ...

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  13. S. Sudan downplays defection of top youth leaderRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the defection of a top youth leader to the country's rebel faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar amid concerns other dissatisfied youth groups may follow. Agel Ring Machar was the chairperson of the South Sudan Political Parties Youth Forum and previously headed a committee appointed to organise the election of the South Sudan Youth Union.

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  14. Sudan helped set up alternative flight routes for airlines due to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... sufficient international attention. Certainly the velocity of the (...) How can the U.S. exercise leadership in South Sudan's peace process? By: Amir Idris In light of the recent collapse of the peace process and the resumption of the military ...

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  15. Calls for Lakes state MPs to face court or be releasedRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... sufficient international attention. Certainly the velocity of the (...) How can the U.S. exercise leadership in South Sudan's peace process? By: Amir Idris In light of the recent collapse of the peace process and the resumption of the military ...

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  16. Sudan's dialogue opposition forces reject Addis Ababa meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... sufficient international attention. Certainly the velocity of the (...) How can the U.S. exercise leadership in South Sudan's peace process? By: Amir Idris In light of the recent collapse of the peace process and the resumption of the military ...

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  17. S. Sudan rebels claim 38 government soldiers killed on battle fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan rebels led by former vice-president, Riek Machar have claimed that 38 government soldiers were killed in the battle fields of Ayot and Nhial Diu in Jonglei and Unity states respectively. Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar march through a village inside rebel-controlled territory in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on 9 February 2014 Rebel spokesperson Lony T Ngundeng told Sudan Tribune that rebel forces had managed to repulse attacks on Wednesday by the South Sudanese army in both areas.

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  18. SPLM-IO rebels accuse Juba of unconstitutional term extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... formation of a two and a half years of transitional government of national unity would resume in April. However, South Sudan government on Tuesday resorted to unilateral extension of its lifespan without an agreement with the opposition factions. In ...

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  19. WBeG government establishes 41 payam courtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The government of South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state has established 41 courts in the newly established payams [districts] in the region. In Jur River county, Garang lauded the creation of Mbili payam court, saying it will reduced case overloads in state courts.

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  20. The legacy of Lee Kuan Yew already under attack before he is buriedRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Congratulations are due to the Uganda Cranes for their morale and confidence-building win against Nigeria in a friendly match played in eastern Nigeria. On another note, the three-year extension of the tenure of South Sudan president without elections also regrettably translates into extension of more war for a longer time.

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