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2 hrs ago | United Nations

Ethiopia faces wave of refugees from South Sudan, warns UN relief official

Nyaman Joak, 35, with 16-month-old Boum at Ethiopia's Pagak entry point, waiting to be registered as a refugee.

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5 hrs ago | New Vision

U.N. chief names Danish diplomat new envoy to South Sudan

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday named Danish diplomat Ellen Margrethe Loj as his new special envoy to South Sudan and head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the world's newest nation.

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7 hrs ago | Religion News Service

A ban on new church construction angers Sudanese Christians

Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion.

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11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Fact-finding committees to determine location of disputed Nyinakok area

July 22, 2014 South Sudan's Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal states have formed a fact-finding committee tasked with determining the jurisdiction of Nyinakok, the newly inaugurated Jur River county headquarters.

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15 hrs ago | New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan accuses rebels of attacking Jonglei's Ayod town

July 22, 2014 Authorities in South Sudan's Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels of launching attacks on Ayod town so as to gain its control from pro-government forces.

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In-depth Africa

Memory, healing and transformation in South Sudan

A Working Paper by David K. Deng July 2014 Contents Introduction 1 What is memorialization? 2 Timing 2 Risks 3 Principles 3 Integrity 3 Victim-centered and Inclusive 3 Integration 4 Locally-driven 4 Options for Memorialization in South Sudan 5 Authentic Sites 5 Symbolic Sites 6 Documentation 6 Activities 7 Conclusion and Recommendations 8 "All ... (more)

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Daily Monitor

Talking Uganda with South African 'comrades' and other African stories

What is happening in the Central African Republic and South Sudan today is, if you think of it, simply murder on a grand scale.

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Voice of America

Conflicts Increase Emergency Food Airlifts

The World Food Program reports increasing conflicts in the first half of this year have created a huge surge in emergency airlifts and airdrops of food to people caught in hard-to-reach areas.

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Anchorage Daily News

UN refugees in S. Sudan face perfect storm of woe as war drags on

When war broke out in South Sudan last December, the United Nations opened its bases to civilians fleeing the violence.

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News24

.com | S Sudan rebel bid for Uganda troop pull out fails

Cameroonians in villages that line the border with Nigeria are living in fear of Boko Haram Islamists, particularly when night falls.

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In-depth Africa

IOM, ECHO Develop Malakal Protection Site for South Sudanese Fleeing Conflict

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization / - Almost 10,000 internally displaced persons have moved into a new UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, constructed by IOM and partners, and funded by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department .

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Crofs Blogs

CDC: Prevalence of nodding syndrome - Uganda, 2012-2013

I've seen very little coverage of this strange disease in recent months, so this report in the July 18 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report is welcome new information: Prevalence of Nodding Syndrome - Uganda, 2012-2013 .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Holtville Tribune

South Sudanese Rebels Attack the Northern Town of Nasir

The United States condemns the South Sudanese opposition forces' ground attack on the positions of the South Sudanese army in Nasir, Upper Nile State, on July 20. We call on both parties to immediately end all such attacks and fully adhere to their May 9 and June 10 commitments to cease hostilities and begin the disengagement of forces to be ... (more)

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'Deki Microloans' Brigitte, Bruno and Ben

Deki is a non-profit that works to provide micro loans for impoverished entrepreneurs living in poverty in Malawi, Ghana and South Sudan.

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TheBlaze.com

This Country's Ban on New Christian Churches Has Watchdogs Worried

Sudan has been in the headlines of late over its persecution of a Christian woman who was arrested and condemned to death for refusing to recant her faith, but it's the nation's recent decision to ban the construction of new churches that is raising additional concern among watchdogs.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels delegation not received at Kampala's Entebbe Airport

July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.

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AlertNet

Emaciated children in South Sudan point to looming famine

A medical staff attends to a severely malnourished child at the Medecins Sans Frontieres feeding centre in Leer, Unity State, July 16, 2014 REUTERS/Andreea Campeanu LEER, South Sudan, July 21 - A surge in the number of emaciated children arriving at a feeding centre in Leer, a muddy rebel-held town in South Sudan's oil-rich Unity State, is fuelling ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

The African Union condemns the attack on Nassir Town, in South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 21, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union , Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, strongly condemns the attack that was carried out on 20 July 2014, in Nassir Town, in the Upper Nile State, by the SPLM/A , headed by Dr. Riek Machar.

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Business News

Major news channel uses Metal Gear Solid V image in child soldier talk

A screenshot from Konami 's upcoming addition to the Metal Gear Solid franchise has been used in an interview about child soldiers in Africa.

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