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A group of Honduran immigrants stopped at the U.S.-Mexico border in Granjeno, Texas.
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Regional leaders were today hosted for a summit at State House, Nairobi, by President Uhuru Kenyatta to explore joint financing options for the Lamu Port Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport Corridor Project.
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After what seemed like a slow start to a mild rainy season, the rain and all the chaos it entails came to Bentiu's Protection of Civilians camp on Friday.
14 hrs ago | Amnesty International
The government clampdown takes place at a time when South Sudan most needs independent voices to contribute to discussions about how to end the political crisis and internal armed conflict.
July 31, 2014 The South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have downplayed the idea to relocate the country's national capital to Wau in Western Bhar el Ghazal state, saying the proposal was unjustified and unnecessary.
South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir left for the United States-Africa summit, despite calls from activists to have the young nation's leader excluded from the forthcoming event.
July 31, 2014 South Sudan risks facing famine unless its conflicting parties adopt immediate ceasefire for lasting peace, the United Kingdom minister for Africa warned on Thursday.
A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was later overturned, has arrived in the U.S. after a flight from Rome.
Nakumatt Supermarket is targeting entry into South Sudan and Burundi, making it potentially Kenya's first big retail chain to open shop in the two countries.
For the last two years, TomDispatch Managing Editor Nick Turse has been following the Pentagon and the latest U.S. global command, AFRICOM , as they oversaw the expanding operations of the American military across that continent: drones, a special ops surge , interventions , training missions , bases , proxy wars .
The numbers of people facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in South Sudan is projected to reach 3.9 million by August 2014 as funds dry up.
Some years ago a curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford asked me to look at a photograph taken in South Sudan in the early 1950s.
KCB Bank, Kenya's largest lender by assets, plans to raise funds from international debt markets for lending to the real estate sector, its CEO said after announcing a 16 percent jump in first-half profit.
After an all-night rainstorm in Juba I woke to see the mosquito that bit me in the dark.
Three years after South Sudan became independent from Khartoum, both countries remain in fragile states.
July 30, 2014 South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's heavy involvement in world affairs.
"Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD."
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 04:35 pm
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