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  1. Central African Republic: Sectarian Clashes Displace ThousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    An upsurge in violent attacks this week between communities in a town near the Central African Republic's border with South Sudan has left at least 10 people injured and thousands more displaced, marking the first major inter-community incident in the region since the country's crisis began in 2012, the United Nations humanitarian relief office said today. A press briefing in Geneva earlier today highlighted that on 17 and 18 November, attacks between communities in Zmio, a town in the south-east of the Central African Republic , in the province of Haut Mbomou, had left some 80 per cent of the 16,000 inhabitants displaced and in search of protection.

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  2. Courage to speak out rewardedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... and produces free promotional videos for community groups. Golda Signal, 21, (Cultural Endeavours Award) from South Sudan, turned her love of performing into a mentoring program for girls from different cultures. Matthew Bartlett, the chaplain at ...

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  3. S. Sudan's Kiir risks deposition by inner circles, defectors warnRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    A senior South Sudanese official who declared on Friday his defection to the rebel movement led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, has warned that president Salva Kiir risked being deposed by his inner circles unless he quickly moved to conclude a peace agreement with the opposition group. The South Sudanese government under the leadership of president Salva Kiir has been battling to contain an armed rebellion in the country since December 2013 A former envoy to the United Nations, Lumumba Stanislaus Di-Aping called on Kiir to humbly step down in order to save his legacy or risk being forcefully deposed and remembered as the first president of independent South Sudan "who led his country to destruction".

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  4. Egypt & S. Sudan sign water cooperation agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The governments of Egypt and South Sudan signed on Saturday an agreement on technical and developmental cooperation in managing water resources. Egyptian media noted that this is the eighth agreement of its kind signed by Cairo with Nile Basin countries since 1902.

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  5. S. Sudanese security downplay targeting journalistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death (...) Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) PRESS RELEASE Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the ...

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  6. Sudanese civil society groups support African efforts for comprehensive solutionRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death (...) Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) PRESS RELEASE Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the ...

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  7. Egypt may send forces to 'stabilize' future Palestinian state: SisiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2014 | The Daily Star

    A handout picture released by the Egyptian Presidency shows Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi meeting with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Cairo on November 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / EGYPTIAN PRESIDENCY / HO ROME: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilize it.

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  8. Sectarian clashes displace thousands in the CARRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    ... in violent attacks this week between communities in a town near the Central African Republic's border with South Sudan has left at least 10 people injured and thousands more displaced, marking the first major inter-community incident in the region ...

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  9. South Sudan: UN relief official urges respect for ceasefireRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Scoop

    In a press release issued today by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs , Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, Kyung-wha Kang, noted that while the humanitarian community has reached more than 3.5 million people with assistance this year, the situation in South Sudan remains "bleak" and the number of people who are severely food insecure is projected to increase to 2.5 million in early 2015. "The level of violence experienced by civilians in South Sudan has been devastating," Ms.

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  10. Kiir in EgyptRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir reviewing the guard of honour in Cairo, Egypt, yesterday.

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  11. Nuwabiine moved as Musinga makes comebackRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... of Operations. Arinaitwe was replaced by Steven Odongokara who has been a traffic liaison officer at the Uganda-South Sudan border. Faridah Nampiima left Busoga South where he had been the regional traffic officer and swapped positions with Godwin ...

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  12. Help where it's needed - Local doctor combats EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Moultrie News

    ... end up in Liberia aren't you?'' Deal said. 'I've worked in some pretty difficult situations before. I've been in South Sudan during the war. I've been in malaria epidemics, meningitis epidemics, cholera epidemics and all sorts of stuff before inside ...

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  13. Beijing faces dilemma are share of arms global trade growsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    ... are sold to countries already torn apart by strife. In recent years, Beijing has been accused of selling arms to South Sudan, where a civil war is raging. China has also been accused of selling technologies that the US says could help Iran, Syria ...

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  14. U.S. should ratify U.N. Convention on Rights of the ChildRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

    Why is the United States one of just three countries that has refused to ratify the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child? The other two countries, in case you were wondering, are South Sudan and Somalia. The convention turned 25 years old this week and includes important protections for not just children but for all people.

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  15. 'I felt safe in the Ebola hot zone'Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    ... for cranking out top flight international aid workers. In 2013, Jagatic worked for Doctors Without Borders in South Sudan. Then he decided he wanted to help with the Ebola crisis. So far this year, he's treated patients in Guinea and Sierra Leone. ...

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  16. Russian foreign minister to visit SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Human Rights Council should call on Sudan to account immediately for the death (...) Hundreds walk for peace in South Sudan National Platform for Peace and Reconciliation (NPPR) PRESS RELEASE Juba, 21 September 2014 - Hundreds of people took to the ...

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  17. Juba accuses defected diplomat of trying to dodge fraud claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... the SPLM/A in Opposition faction led by former vice-president Riek Machar. The move comes one month after South Sudan's foreign affairs ministry ordered the diplomat to return to the capital, Juba, within 72 hours. In an interview with Sudan Tribune ...

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

    23 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... is hosting about 17,000 people who were displaced by armed conflict, according to the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu KHARTOUM, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Sudan has asked the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping ...

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  19. Dr Tedros meets EU representative Federica Mogherini - Saturday, 22 November 2014 06:08Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... by boosting investment, trade, tourism and technical cooperation. He briefed Ms. Mogherini on the situation in South Sudan and Somalia. Dr Tedros said European Union support for Somalia should continue to enhance efforts to realize a developed, ...

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  20. Garang's widow says reconciliatory talks not for positionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Rebecca Nyandeng, the widow of South Sudan's former leader, John Garang said reconciliatory talks she recently held with president Salva Kiir were meant to bridge existing difference, not lobby for positions in the next government. Rebecca Nyandeng de Mabior, the widow of the late John Garang, founding leader of the country's ruling party Last week, Nyandeng and other former South Sudan ruling party members, who included ex-secretary general, Pagan Amum, met president Kiir in the Ugandan capital, Kampala.

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