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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

South Sudan army denies defection of senior officer in Yei

August 20, 2014 The South Sudanese army has denied the defection of a senior officer in Tore payam , about 25km west of Central Equatoria state's Yei town amid reports that soldiers in the area opened fire on each other.

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4 hrs ago | Voice of America

South Sudan President Fires John Garang's Widow

Rebecca Nyandeng , widow of the late rebel leader and first vice president of South Sudan, John Garang, in happier days, shown here with Vice President James Wani Igga.

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8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Malaysia Experience & Policy Options for South Sudan

Introduction: In his book 'Leap into the Future', Prof Anyang Nyongo', narrated his experience when he asked a senior Malaysia government officer on what Malaysia did right that leapt them into better economic prospects and what Kenya did wrong? The officer, surprisingly told Nyongo' that while Kenya killed Tom Mboya, Malaysia used Kenya Sessional ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Journalist Released, Bakhita Radio Still Silent

The news editor of Juba-based Bakhita Radio was released Tuesday, four days after he was detained by national security agents who also ordered the radio station to stop broadcasting.

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17 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels 'Ready for Talks'

South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president Riek Machar have accused the government delegation of boycotting the talks in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.

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20 hrs ago | New Vision

Over 70 South Sudan refugees enter Uganda daily

By Ismael Kasooha ADJUMANI - An estimated 70 refugees from South Sudan enter Ugandan on a daily basis in Adjuman, statistics indicate .

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20 hrs ago | Catholic World News

Catholic radio station, shut down by South Sudan's government, offers apology

Bakhita Radio, a South Sudanese Catholic radio network that was recently shut down by the government, has apologized for inaccurate reporting.

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22 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese presidency opposes creation of prime minister's position

August 19, 2014 The South Sudanese presidency said Tuesday that any move to create the position of a prime minister for its opposition leader would violate the country's transitional constitution.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.

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Al Jazeera

UN sounds alarm over killings of aid workers

The number of aid workers killed, kidnapped and seriously wounded has reached record numbers, according to new figures published on the United Nations' World Humanitarian Day.

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Times Herald

U.N. chief: Unity needed against record swell of crises

The world faces the greatest humanitarian crises in United Nations history, and nations aren't coming together to solve the problems, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon warned Tuesday.

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WireNews+Co

World Humanitarian Day

We pay tribute today to the world's humanitarians those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities.

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SciDev.Net

Q&A: The impact of war on mental health

For World Humanitarian Day today, we speak to Bayard Roberts, director of the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and a member of the school's Centre for Global Mental Health.

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AlertNet

As South Sudan crisis grows, Ethiopia becomes Africa's biggest ...

Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the end of July, the latest date for which we have figures.

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GPB.org

World's Aid Agencies Stretched To Their Limits By Simultaneous Crises

A picture taken with a smart phone shows Syrian refugees queuing at one of the many UNHCR registration centers in Lebanon.

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RTE.ie

Attacks on aid workers reached peak in 2013

Attacks on aid workers reached a new peak in 2013, with 155 relief staff killed, and danger levels remain high this year, according to figures released today.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Who's Keeping the War Going?

Washington, DC - With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer to incorporate the rebel leader into a transitional unity government prior to elections set for next year.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: CBK Lines Up Three More Supervisory Colleges

The Central Bank will set up at least three additional supervisory colleges by end of this year as Kenyan lenders dash to establish cross-border operations.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Bentiu, South Sudan a a a" Peter's Story

Peter Bothi is a storekeeper with the CARE South Sudan team in Bentiu. He is in charge of maintaining the inventory records of the stocks from the clinic and office that were once in Bentiu town but which are now currently being occupied by soldiers and where a number of CARE vehicles were stolen and the offices looted in March.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Vultures, Mud, Disease and 50,000 Refugees: Two days in Bentiu, South Sudan

Last week, I was scared of getting stuck. Not in traffic, not in the officea S - a Sbut in Bentiu.

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