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  1. UNICEF emergency supplies flown in as crisis worsens in DarfurRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... daily. "The deepening humanitarian crisis in Darfur is worrying," said Geert Cappelaere, UNICEF Representative in Sudan. "Children have no responsibility in any of the conflict, but are at risk of having both their present and future jeopardized." ...

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  2. Claims of New Rebel Group in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    A former director of research at South Sudan's ministry of defense said Wednesday there is a new rebel group in the conflict-weary country. Major Lasuba Lodoru Wongo told South Sudan in Focus from an undisclosed location that the new group is made up of more than 200 soldiers who left the army because they were disappointed with how President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar are handling peace talks for South Sudan.

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  3. South Sudan President: Wording in Arusha Agreement was ChangedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has said that parts of an agreement reached last week in Arusha, Tanzania to reunify the Sudan People's Liberation Movement , were changed before it was signed. The changes determine whether party officials who were fired when the country erupted in violence would be reinstated in their positions in the party or government.

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  4. If you could save a child from a life of war and violence would you?...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Catholic.org

    The United Nations has taken another step in its role as a demobilizer and protector of conscripted child soldiers, securing a promise from South Sudan to release about 3,000 former child soldiers, an act which the U.N. labeled "one of the largest ever demobilizations of children." Child soldiers are heavily used in Africa, especially among rebel groups, in which these children are conscripted to fight by force.

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  5. Five journalists killed in roadside attack in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | World Press Freedom Review

    President of South Sudan Salva Kiir waves to cheering supporters upon arrival in Juba, South Sudan, on Jan. 22, 2015. Reports stated Kiir returned to Juba after signing a deal with his rival, former deputy Riek Machar in Tanzania, aimed at ending the fighting in the war-torn country.

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  6. Gail Morgado: Stepping in and out of the world's conflict zones to provide assistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Washington Post

    Gail Morgado is a self-described "entrepreneur in bureaucracy," who looks at troubled regions around the world to find opportunities for the State Department to assist with expertise and resources. Morgado, a lead foreign affairs officer, gained experience from stints in conflict zones in Honduras, Kenya, South Sudan and elsewhere.

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  7. Tears, chants as rebel child soldiers are freed in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. GUMURUK, South Sudan, Jan 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles ...

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  8. Mukono police commander knocked deadRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... st between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house...

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  9. UN secures pledge to free 3,000 South Sudan child soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AlertNet

    School children receive life skills and psychosocial support in emergencies at a child-friendly learning space inside Mahad's internally displaced persons camp in Juba, South Sudan, October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jok Solomon NAIROBI, Jan 27 - The United Nations has secured a pledge for the release of about 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan, in what it called "one of the largest ever demobilisations of children".

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  10. South Sudan: Will the AU Help Bring Justice to South Sudan?Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    If the African Union decides to keep its report documenting wartime abuses in South Sudan under wraps, it could hinder bringing those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity to account. On Thursday, the AU Peace and Security Council is expected to consider the final report of the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan, its first-ever commission to document the conflict's abuses and offer recommendations on justice and reconciliation.

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  11. South Sudan: Tears, Chants as Rebel Child Soldiers Are FreedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    T he teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles and stripped off their oversized khaki uniforms with the red, black and green South Sudan flag emblazoned on the right shoulder. Almost 150 boys, aged between 11 and 17, were demobilised in Gumuruk, eastern South Sudan, on Tuesday, as part of a peace deal signed in May between the government and militia leader David Yau Yau's South Sudan Democratic Army Cobra Faction in restive Jonglei State.

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  12. WHO gets new Africa region headRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house... The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has said that Uganda's ...

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  13. South Sudan Child Soldiers Freed: 280 Kids to Be Reunited With FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | News Max

    A group of 280 South Sudan child soldiers were freed by a militia there Tuesday in hopes of a larger deal that could see the release of 3,000 more, officials from the United Nationals Children's Fund, or UNICEF, announced. Unfortunately, child soldiers are commonly recruited to fight in the bitter civil war waged among South Sudanese rebels, according to BBC News .

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  14. WFP cuts food rations for almost 150,000 refugees in UgandaRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    ... WFP food assistance in Uganda. This figure, the agency said, does not include 138,000 refugees who fled South Sudan since fighting broke out there in December 2013. Without the reduction, WFP would reportedly run out of food stocks for all refugees ...

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  15. Arms transfers to South Sudan ensure a violent future for a people desperate for peaceRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    Peace advocates around the world were shocked by news of China's shipment of arms to the Government of South Sudan in June 2014. The shipment reportedly included $38 million worth of missiles, grenade launchers, machine guns and ammunition.

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  16. UN condemns killing of civilians in S. Sudan ambushRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has strongly condemned Sunday's killing of civilians, five of them journalists, in a roadside ambush in Western Bahr el Ghazal state. The mission, in a statement issued Wednesday, said unidentified gunmen reportedly opened fire on a two-car convoy, travelling to Raja from Western Bahr El Ghazal State.

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  17. School campaigns becoming expensive'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house... The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has said that Uganda's ...

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  18. Uganda to become agribusiness investment destination'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house... The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has said that Uganda's ...

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  19. Court martial fails to sit due to lack of quorumRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... between opposition and the ruling NRM is a risible mismatch... A Ugandan was on Monday night shot dead in the South Sudan capital of Juba when unknown gunmen broke into his house... The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi has said that Uganda's ...

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  20. South Sudan: UN Welcomes Demobilization of Child Soldiers Amid Signs of PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    The United Nations Children's Fund is celebrating the release of some 3,000 South Sudanese child soldiers today in what is being hailed as one of the largest ever demobilizations of children in a zone of conflict. "These children have been forced to do and see things no child should ever experience," UNICEF South Sudan Representative Jonathan Veitch stated in a press release.

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