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5 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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The Miami Herald

Fighting threatens an oil center in South Sudan

Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton continued his strong start with a double in the first inning and a 2-for-4 night against the Nationals.

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Iol.co.za

Machar vows to take oil fields

The leader of South Sudan's rebels has vowed to attack the capital, Juba, and target crucial oil fields, warning in an exclusive interview with AFP that the civil war will not end until the country's president is removed from power.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: 'No News From Malakal'

Metal doors squeak. The wind stirs clothes, assorted rubbish, water bottles, plastic chairs.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Nepalnews.com

Tribal conflict in South Sudan forces people to live like refugees at home

Juba , April 12: People of South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, are living a life of internal refugees due to a tribal conflict that has paralysed the country for the past four months.

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WHAS11

JCPS students send food to Africa for mayor's Give a Day

Students at Jefferson County Traditional Middle School spent Monday, April 14, working together to help those in need.

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CNN

'I cut off my fingers, so I made new ones'

The first Robohand ever created was made for five-year-old Liam, who was born with a condition that left him with no fingers on his right hand.

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Vancouver Sun

U.K. man walking length of Nile River through seven countries

Never a dull moment during the Sea to Sky Vancouver International Cheerleading competition at Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre on Sunday Former British Army captain Levison Wood sets out walking along the Nile river from Juba, in South Sudan.

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AlertNet

After surviving a dash for freedom, South Sudanese just happy to have home

KULE REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia, April 14 - The ordinary act of cooking sorghum stew comes as a nearly revolutionary blessing for 25-year-old Nyakuor Duer after all she's survived.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Overflights, Aerial Attacks Stoke Safety Fears

The recent sighting of unidentified planes over Yida, South Sudan, and the aerial bombing of a nearby community have raised fears about the safety of refugees and aid workers in the highly militarized area, the United Nations said today, fearing these incidents might signal an increase in violence in the strife-torn country.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Samuel's Story - Hope After Being Raped and Contracting HIV

Samuel John, 19, from Yambio, South Sudan, contracted HIV after he was raped by an older woman who sold him alcohol.

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New Vision

50,000 children could die in months in S.Sudan: UNICEF

Conflict in South Sudan has triggered a serious risk of famine that will kill up to 50,000 children within months if immediate action is not taken, the UN warned on Friday.

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