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  1. S. Sudanese lawmakers ready to re-debate security billRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | In-depth Africa

    A member of South Sudan's parliament says lawmakers were ready for re-start debate of the security bill, which was recently returned to the assembly by President Salva Kiir. The head of parliamentary committee for information and communication, Thomas Kundu told Sudan Tribune Saturday that the house had received the Security Service Bill for further scrutiny.

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  2. S. Sudan rebels decry Museveni's non-withdrawal positionRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | In-depth Africa

    ... president Kiir's government vulnerable unless peace is signed or alternative regional troops were deployed in South Sudan. "The problem is not with Uganda. The problem is peace among (South) Sudanese, and in order to not leave a vacuum we agreed ...

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  3. Sudan's Bashir says CIA and Mossad behind recent opposition accordsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | In-depth Africa

    ... traitors and agents". "Who is the beneficiary when Sudan disintegrates? Do you like what is happening in South Sudan, Iraq and Syria which is boiling because of agents," Bashir added. For its part, the representative of the Supreme Council of Sufism ...

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  4. 40 dead in Lakes state inter-clan battleRead the original story

    31 min ago | In-depth Africa

    ... officer said, occurred between Kok-Awac and Kok-Keer in Panawac village, resulting into five deaths. "Five SPLA [South Sudan army] soldiers were attacked and killed by armed youth when the army attempted to separate them," said the officer, who ...

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  5. Three dead in Western Equatoria state skirmishesRead the original story

    31 min ago | In-depth Africa

    December 27, 2014 Three people were killed when herders from South Sudan's Lakes state drove their animals into neighbouring Western Equatoria state, officials said Saturday. David Farajallah, a local administrator, said Friday's incident occurred in Mudubai payam , about 4km north Western Equatoria's Maridi county.

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  6. Brother of Scots aid worker murdered in Syria appeals for interfaith solidarityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... or ScotRail before beginning his career as a humanitarian worker in the 1990s, serving in the Balkans, Libya and South Sudan.

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  7. UPDF toasts to a year in South Sudan as peace talks drag onRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Deployed to "facilitate evacuation of stranded Ugandans and secure critical state installations", the UPDF has been on the frontline in South Sudan since December last year. The mission was 'simple': rescue and evacuate Ugandans trapped in the middle of hostilities between President Salva Kiir's SPLA forces and those loyal to former vice president Dr Riek Machar.

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  8. SPLM-N rebels say government warplane crashed in S. KordofanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Yei with my properties sought and seized not by police or national security service but by the Military (...) South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on By Elizabeth Deng December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last ...

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  9. Opposition party denies attempting to derail Sudan's dialogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Yei with my properties sought and seized not by police or national security service but by the Military (...) South Sudan: Justice remains elusive, one year on By Elizabeth Deng December 16 2014 - A year after the outbreak of violence in Juba last ...

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  10. Didn't like what Santa brought? One charity tells what to do...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... of donations" to raise funds for the charity's programmes, including the ongoing emergency response in Syria and South Sudan.

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  11. Laws not enough against forceful conversions: African stateswomanRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Nerve News

    ... than 10,000 people have died and 1.9 million have been displaced as a result of warfare and ethnic clashes in South Sudan. http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002431709 You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not ...

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  12. Nepalese refugee teen gets New Year's Eve ball drop honorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... two to get settled," she said. "My dad is my hero once again." Sonam will joined by Nykhor Paul and Alek Wek of South Sudan, who also fled war-torn homelands after years in refugee camps.

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  13. Uganda says it will pull troops from S.Sudan only if Juba securedRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... Negeri ADDIS ABABA, Dec 26 (Reuters) - Uganda's president said on Friday he would pull troops out of South Sudan only if regional forces secured its capital Juba from rebel attack, as fighting in the world's newest state dragged on into a second ...

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  14. South Sudan: N. Bahr El Ghazal Assembly Reinstates Former MPsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Six lawmakers from South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal assembly, initially dismissed from the country's ruling party thus losing their parliamentary seats, have been reinstated. The MPs, according to a dismissal letter dated 7 July 2012, were accused of disloyalty amid claims they were secretly cooperating with members of other political parties in the state parliament against the interests of the government.

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  15. South Sudan: Govt Says Separate Talks Essential for Achieving PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    A leading member of South Sudan's governing party said separate talks recently held in Arusha, Tanzania were essential in efforts to resolve the country's conflict. "I am optimistic of the positive outcome of the dialogue.

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  16. South Sudan: China Sends PeacekeepersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Addis Ababa/Juba - Chinese government will deploy 700-strong force to the war-affected South Sudan in the next two weeks as part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan per a request from the UN peacekeeping department. In accordance with the approval of the Chinese Central Military Commission and Chairman Xi Jin Ping, China's first branch of peacekeeping combat infantry battalion is expected to arrive in early January 2015.

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  17. South Sudan Approves $517M for 2015 VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. JUBA - The government of South Sudan has approved a $517-million budget for general elections, which are due to be held in July next year, but a leading opposition ...

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  18. S. Sudan says separate talks essential for achieving peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    A leading member of South Sudan's governing party said separate talks recently held in Arusha, Tanzania were essential in efforts to resolve the country's conflict. South Sudanese president Salva Kiir , Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete and South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar pose after meeting for talks on 20 October 2014 in the northern Tanzanian tourist town of Arusha "I am optimistic of the positive outcome of the dialogue.

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  19. Pastoralist killed in Lakes state attackRead the original story

    Friday | In-depth Africa

    ... information," further said the CID officer. Lakes state has been blighted by cattle raiding since South Sudan gained independence from the north in July 2011, and continues to be locked in a cycle of inter-clan clashes and revenge killings. Youth ...

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  20. SPLM youth demand support for war-affected statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | In-depth Africa

    December 23, 2014 South Sudan's ruling party youth wing in Unity state urged support for war-affected regions. Hoth acknowledged the role being played by Unity state governor, Joseph Monytuel, saying his efforts helped restore calm in the state.

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