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Civilians seek refuge at a compound of the UN Mission in South Sudan after fleeing fighting that broke out in December 2013.
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Kenya's burgeoning public sector wage bill is an obstacle to implementation of flagship projects proposed under the country"s Vision 2030 development strategy and must be contained, says President Uhuru Kenyatta.
15 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Why are cellphones of missing Malaysian Airlines passengers still ringing? Relatives clutch at straws as authorities rule OUT one false passport suspect and search switches to entirely new area 'We don't think he's a terrorist': Malaysian police release first pictures of the two men who boarded doomed flight with stolen passports - and reveal one ... (more)
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On March 10, the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Ambassador Donald Booth, will arrive in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as part of a regional trip to continue to engage with diplomatic partners, South Sudanese leadership, and just as importantly, the South Sudanese people.
U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power took time from the Ukraine crisis on Friday to speak to the U.N. Security Council about another critical issue: children in armed conflict.
The UN has about 8,000 peacekeepers in South Sudan, the world's newest state where conflict broke out in December between government and rebel forces.
The rally participants marched through the city on Monday and shouted slogans of support for President Salva Kiir while also denouncing Hilde Johnson, the top U.N. official in the country.
Hundreds of young South Sudanese men have rallied in protest of the United Nations after the discovery of weapons, including land mines, inside a U.N. truck that was marked as carrying food.
At the remote north-western end of Uganda, is a small trading centre of Salia Musala that the dwellers call their town..
South Sudanese Foreign Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin and Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby attend an Arab foreign ministers meeting in Cairo, on March 9, 2014.
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Militants have been pushed out of Mogadishu. Political progress is being made. And yet the UN and Somali government are pleading with international donors to help a country they say is still in crisis.
Juba, South Sudan, Mar 9, 2014 / 08:05 am .- Fifty years after their expulsion from South Sudan, missionaries reflected on the challenges and unexpected blessings borne out of the dismissal, as well as upon the future of the country.
Various rituals including slaughtering of bulls, placement of bull horns and other animal remains have been conducted on the grave yard of the late South Sudan's leader, John Garang de Mabior, to prevent his "ghost" from haunting president Salva Kiir, a practice condemned by the family members of the late.