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  1. Lakes state ambush claims two senior officialsRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    At least two top officials in South Sudan's Lakes state were killed on Friday at the border between Rumbek North county and Unity state. The two were identified as Abraham Maloth Marrier, the commissioner of Rumbek North county and Elizabeth Poth Dumic, a state advisor.

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  2. IGAD asks Bashir to facilitate resolution of South Sudan conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The East African regional bloc of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development requested Sudan's president Omer al-Bashir to facilitate the ongoing efforts to end the inter-South Sudanese conflict. South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, welcomes his Sudanese counterpart, Omer Hassan al-Bashir outside his oresidential office in Juba on 12 April 2013 Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti disclosed Sunday that the Sudanese government accepted a demand by the regional body asking Bashir to be more involved in its efforts to bring peace in South Sudan as it prepares to launch a new mediation mechanism.

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  3. War pushes South Sudan's economy to the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    JUBA: Soaring inflation and a likely currency collapse are adding to South Sudan's woes after 17 months of civil war characterized by brutal attacks on civilians. The latest battles between government and rebel forces have centered on the country's last remaining functional oil fields.

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  4. How much has African Development Bank impacted on Africa's economies?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... governance paralysis that are categorised as fragile states. In this category are countries like Zimbabwe and South Sudan that are not economic featherweights but on the lower end, Liberia and Central African Republic are classic featherweights. In ...

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  5. Top UN official in South Sudan urges accountability for human rights violationsRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | United Nations

    Children have been killed, raped and abducted in a series of recent attacks in South Sudan's Unity State. Photo: UNICEF/Porter 24 May 2015 – The United Nations Special Representative for South Sudan, Ellen Margrethe LA j, has urged accountability and justice for those responsible for gross human rights violations committed as a result of South Sudan's continuing fighting.

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  6. What will happen to 'cubs of the caliphate'?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CNN

    ... time he spent fighting. "My life experience in the military, I was so proud of it, to defend the territory of South Sudan," Mayol said. One teenager told CNN's Arwa Damon last year that at 15 years old, he was strapped into an explosive belt and ...

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  7. ISIS sexually brutalizing captured women: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    ... ISIS was waging against women was worse than in any other war zone she has worked in, including Bosnia, Congo, South Sudan, the Central African Republic and Somalia. Bangura had just returned from a fact-finding mission in Syria, Iraq and three ...

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  8. Diagnostic tool unveiled to boost war against cholera in AfricaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    ... is endemic. Cholera epidemic has lately been reported in several African countries including Kenya, Burundi and South Sudan. In Kenya, the disease has claimed some 65 lives since January when the first case was reported. Goldfarb stressed the ...

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  9. UN chief addresses Vietnam house, hails 'impressive growth'Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Thanh Nein News

    ... Vietnamese who have travelled far from their homes to help suffering people in the Central African Republic and South Sudan," he said. inaugurated the Green One UN House, which he called "a living symbol of our commitment to live by our principles." ...

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  10. Isis burns woman alive for refusing to engage in 'extreme' sex act, UN saysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... have experienced terrible trauma. "It was painful for me. The countries I have worked on include Bosnia, Congo, South Sudan, Somalia and Central African Republic," says Bangura, a former former minister of Sierra Leone who is no stranger to ...

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  11. Man makes false bomb alert to delay planeRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.... South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country....

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  12. AU demands S. Sudan sanctions, arms embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    The African Union has demanded sanctions and an arms embargo be imposed on South Sudan's warring leaders to stem an escalation in the country's 17-month-old civil conflict. "The people of South Sudan have already been devastated by war," said a statement from the AU's Peace and Security Council late Saturday, warning "the current escalation threatens to unleash irreversible consequences for this young nation".

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  13. Leaders react to Janet Museveni's retirement...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday.... South Sudan President Salva Kiir has warned that proposed international sanctions will only worsen the civil war ravaging his country.... ...

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  14. War pushes S. Sudan's economy to the brinkRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New Vision

    Soaring inflation and a likely currency collapse are adding to South Sudan's woes after 17 months of civil war characterised by brutal attacks on civilians. The latest battles between government and rebel forces have centred on the country's last remaining functional oil fields.

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  15. Ericsson demonstrated how ICT aids in reconnecting refugees at The World Economic Forum 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... United, the International Rescue Committee, Zain and Ericsson launched the Family Reconnection Project in South Sudan using simple mobile technology to support 1.4 million people who are internally displaced. The pilot is expected to generate 10,000 ...

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  16. Not the Evening BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Kos

    ... He said he would call the Senate into session that day, a Sunday, and seek action before the deadline. Amnesty: South Sudan government troops are burning villages - SFGate KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) - South Sudan government troops are setting villages on ...

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  17. The pot calling the kettle blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Star Online

    ... the war-torn nations off their borders. The European Union, in response to the exodus of refugees from Syria, South Sudan, Eritrea, Somalia, Afghanistan and the Gaza Strip, has launched military operations using Apache helicopter gunships to drive ...

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  18. Electoral reforms: How far will street protests take Opposition?Read the original story

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    ... the gravity of the matter that we are discussing. You are seeing what is happening in Burundi, in Kenya in 2007, South Sudan. A credible election is a matter of life and death. The challenges we all face are challenges that arise from lack of ...

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  19. We need a national bank of Uganda nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Monitor

    ... everywhere in Uganda. After operating for some years it will spread in East and Central Africa as well as South Sudan. The East African Community or integration as some people prefer to call it, will have more meaning once we have this kind of ...

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  20. Gazelli Art House's first solo exhibition of photographic artist Alinka Echeverr a opens in LondonRead the original story

    Saturday | Art Daily

    ... alluding to telescopic views or microscopic views of that which we cannot see with our bare eyes. In Becoming South Sudan ,* Echeverria turns to a different form of representation by exploring the act of wearing as a mode of becoming, ...

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