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  1. Who is who? List of UPDF top brass and what they doRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    ... Chief of Defence Forces from 2003-2013. Before 2003, he had commanded Operation Iron Fist in Northern Uganda and South Sudan. Gen Aronda also worked as the intelligence officer in Presidential Protection Unit, now Special Forces Command. He joined ...

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  2. Guinea, hit by Ebola, reports only 1 cholera caseRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    ... pre-emptively at high risk populations. The vaccine was administered this year to some refugees in camps in South Sudan. The vaccine also was used in 2012 in Haiti to help fight an ongoing epidemic that broke out after the Caribbean country's ...

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  3. Food Aid in Short Supply for Refugees in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    ... the refugees in Kenya, and we need that month in, month out, until the political crises mainly in Somalia and South Sudan have been solved," she said. Catherine Wiesner, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of Population, Refugees, ...

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  4. UN's Humanitarian Chief to Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Voice of America

    ... most pressing humanitarian crises, and a prime focus for Amos and her staff. Crises in Africa, including in South Sudan and the Central African Republic, as well as Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines last year, have further stretched an already ...

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  5. South Sudan Opposition Alleges New SPLA AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Rebel fighters hold up their rifles near a brushfire in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State, South Sudan, Feb. 13, 2014. Forces loyal to South Sudan opposition leader Riek Machar said Wednesday that government troops launched attacks on several rebel positions in Upper Nile and northern areas of Jonglei states.

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  6. The armed forces of Rwanda took delivery of two Mi-17 multi-role transport helicoptersRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Avia.Ru

    ... to mass media at Kanombe air base (located near Kigali). These are new helicopters. They will be based in South Sudan this month along with other helicopters of the type. In general, the number of Rwanda's Mi-17 helicopters operated in South Sudan ...

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  7. UN aid official Valerie Amos to step down: BanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... Wednesday. Amos had been in the key post for more than four years and had overseen other major aid operations in South Sudan, Iraq and the Central African Republic.

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  8. U.S. Concerned by Ration Cuts to Refugees in KenyaRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    ... 500,000 refugees in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps in northern Kenya, which are populated with refugees mainly from South Sudan and Somalia. "The United States is profoundly concerned about funding shortfalls being experienced by humanitarian ...

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  9. More must be done to support Ethiopian government that hosts more than 600,000 refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... said ASG Kang. "Without a political solution, and with more fighting and major food security challenges in South Sudan, that number could rise to 350,000 by the end of the first quarter of 2015." "On Saturday, I travelled to Gambella region in ...

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  10. Cecafa Challenge Cup in jeopardyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Umupira

    ... across East and Central Africa. It also involves some of the warravaged nations such as Somalia, Sudan and South Sudan, where guns would fall silent for soccer. Indeed, it has been proved that well-handled football can promote peace in Africa and ...

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  11. South Sudan: Govt Rejects Proposal for Separate Armies During Pre-Interim PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The South Sudanese government has rejected a proposal by the armed opposition allied to the former vice-president Riek Machar which sought to allow the existence of two armed forces during the pre-interim period should there be a consensus for the proposed government of national unity. The opposition group says allowing two armies would enable them assemble and organise their forces in designated areas ahead of the reintegration process.

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  12. Uganda: Fisheries Sector Gets FAO BoostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... already provided financing for projects in six countries - Mali, the Niger, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, South Sudan and Malawi. According to the guidelines, FAO will provide guidance on the development of production systems on sustainable ...

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  13. Indonesia takes a Melanesian turnRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Asia Times

    ... for West Papuan independence is critical to the movement's traction, as it was in the cases of East Timor and South Sudan. As West Papua refutes Indonesia's claim that the conflict is an internal domestic one, and enlists the support of fellow ...

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  14. Jonglei state residents receive food aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Large sections of the population in South Sudan's Jonglei state continued receiving food provided by Catholic Relief Service with support from the US aid arm . CRS staff unload food from a World Food Programme helicopter and distribute it to families displaced by recent violence in South Sudan Over 3,000 households at Pariak, Panwell and Malek and other areas in Bor county were given one-month food rations from the agency, which the locals described as life-saving.

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  15. Sudan denies violating South Sudan's airspaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan Armed Forces spokesperson, Col. al-Sawarmi Khalid Sa'ad, has denied allegations that two warplanes belonging to SAF entered South Sudan's airspace last week.

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  16. S. Sudanese rebels dismiss alleged membership in UN compoundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... inside civilian protection sites, which are being manned across the country by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Thousands of civilians have sought safety in the UN compound in Bor after the town was captured by rebel forces ...

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  17. S. Sudan rejects proposal for separate armies during pre-interim periodRead 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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  18. Jur River county commissioner suspends local chiefRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The commissioner of Jur River county commissioner in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state, John Arop Apai has suspended the traditional chief of Atido sub-county. "In exercise of the powers conferred upon me under the traditional constitution of WBGS 2011, chapter 11 article 2 and read together with chapter VI article 52 section a, c and d of the local government act 2009, I John Arop Apai, commissioner of Jur River county do hereby issue order suspending the chief from his post," reads the letter.

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  19. JEM rebels demand to negotiate "Sudanese issues in Darfur"Read 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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  20. Security Council extends UN mission in South Sudan till May 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The Security Council on Tuesday unanimously renewed the mandate for a 12,500-strong United Nations peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for six months with a focus on the protection of civilians. The UN, currently sheltering about 100,000 displaced people at its protection of civilian sites, is also expected to facilitate relief assistance and monitor human rights.

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