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5 min ago | Iol.co.za

Africa's hunger for data sends satellites into orbit

Africa's demand for bandwidth is doubling every year, outpacing the laying of terrestrial telecom fibre links and encouraging commercial satellite operators to launch more units into orbit.

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3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

'Broke' UN agency pleads for help in CAR

Inter-communal violence is tearing Central African Republic apart but the conflict is not getting the attention, or aid, needed to save huge numbers of lives, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.

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3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

John Dau, Lost Boy no more, and the power of a story: Even amid setbacks, love and hope trump pain

John Dau, former Lost Boy, says his foundation intends to rebuild a medical clinic that was looted and nearly destroyed by rebels in South Sudan.

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5 hrs ago | New Vision

Child soldiers battle in worsening South Sudan war

NASIR Like many 13 year-olds, Gach Chuol is timid, shyly looking down at the ground as he speaks to a stranger.

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5 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

IGAD Monitoring Mission Begins Operations In South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, April 17 -- The monitoring and verification teams set up by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development to monitor the implementation of a cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan have commenced operations in that country.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newkerala.com

EC training officials from 19 countries

New Delhi, April 16 : Even as it is conducting the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission is also holding a training course on election management for officials from 19 countries.

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Tigard Times

Friends, family grieve passionate pair - Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:07

When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week, Sam Dilla was on the other side of the world, visiting his native South Sudan.

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AllAfrica.com

Uganda: South Sudanese, Who Are Again Refugees in Uganda, See No Reason to Ever Go Home

When Joseph Anyang Ngong took his family home from Uganda in 2005, he thought a safe and secure future lay before them in Sudan's Bor region.

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ABC News

Apology for UN Refusal to Stop Rwanda Genocide

The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people.

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AlertNet

Racing To Help South Sudan

Before the rains come, Concern, working in sites in both Bentiu and the capital of Juba, is doing all it can to provide emergency relief items to the most affected.

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CFR.org

South Sudan Conflict: Personalities, Resources, and Threats

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program.

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New Vision

South Sudan rebels capture oil town of Bentiu

South Sudan's army said Wednesday rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict .

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WireNews+Co

Speech: Justine Greening: A Humanitarian System For The 21st Century

Good afternoon. It's a pleasure to be here with others who I know are so committed to the vital issue of disaster resilience.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: UN Official Calls Ongoing Violence 'An Outrage' to Country's People

The number of people seeking shelter at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan base in the Unity state capital, Bentiu, has doubled over the past few days, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said in Juba today.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability

The head of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, says achieving economic progress does not just depend on having impressive numbers of GDP growth, high rise buildings or first class highways.

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People's Daily Online

Investment in South Sudan: the opportunity and the challenge coexist

Telar Ring Deng, South Sudan Presidential advisor, gives speech at the South Sudan-China Investment Forum on April 12, 2014.

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United Nations

INTERVIEW: WFP chief declares a the time is nowa for Central African Republic

WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin speaks to a little boy in the Central African Republic during her visit in late March 2014.

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Daily Monitor

West Nile begins countdown to centenary fete

The main celebrations are planned to take place in Arua District next week, and will encompass cultural shows, an educational symposium, among others.

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AlertNet

South Sudan rebels say seize oil hub Bentiu, tell foreign firms to go

South Sudanese rebels said on Tuesday they have seized the capital of oil-producing Unity state, Bentiu, and warned oil firms to pack up and leave within a week.

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Walta Information Centre

UNHCR flies in more aid for South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia;...

Addis Ababa, 15 April 2014 - As the number of South fleeing to Ethiopia passes the 95,000 mark, UNHCR and its partners are working to improve conditions in the western Gambella region - flying in new tents, building new camps, and moving refugees to as the rainy season approaches.

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