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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.
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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.
We are deeply concerned by the recent escalation of violence by the Sudanese Government-supported Rapid Support Forces in Darfur.
Ambassador Howard Eugene Douglas, 73, passed away January 17th following a cardiac infraction while on business in Dallas, Texas, after a long career as a diplomat, Navy officer, teacher, philanthropist and businessman.
Satine Riek remembers the sting as the bullet pierced his leg. The 26-year-old soldier, who recently defected from South Sudan's army, was shot last month when government troops recaptured the town of Bor.
This was revealed during a meeting between coordinators of the projects, Makerere University and the Norwegian Programme for capacity building in Higher Education and research for Development at the University's School Conference hall.
The 82nd Civil Affairs Battalion aims to conduct veterinary and agriculture infrastructure support in host nations in a variety of environments and economies.
March 7, 2014 ... The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union , Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, welcomed the conclusion of Phase II of the South Sudan Peace Process.
Mother-of-three, Mary-Joseph, was married aged 15. This isn't unusual in her country, South Sudan .
The two vans were a donation from the U.N. organization prior to the start of the third stage of the national vaccination campaign, which begins Monday and aims to vaccinate all children residing in Lebanon against polio.
Soldiers hit by bullets while fighting for rebel forces in South Sudan have not been able to receive needed medical care because they fear the government or military will kill them if they leave a U.N. base.
Russia has arranged for its supporters in the Crimean state parliament to vote to secede from Ukraine and join Russia, and has announced that there will be a popular referendum on the issue in the semi-autonomous province, which has been part of Ukraine since the 1950s and went with Ukraine when that former soviet socialist republic became an ... (more)
GENEVA, March 7 - The UN refugee agency said on Friday it was deeply concerned about the risk to people in South Sudan, including refugees in Upper Nile state, if conditions prevent UNHCR and its partners from delivering food to them soon.
FAO/WFP Joint News Release JUBA The conflict in South Sudan risks reversing gains in food security that the country had made over the last year, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Food Programme .
UNHCR is deeply concerned about the risk to people in South Sudan, including refugees in Upper Nile State, if conditions don't allow us to help deliver food to them soon.
A young girl with malaria rests in the inpatient ward of the Malualkon Primary Health Care Center in Malualkon, in the South Sudanese state of Northern Bahr el Ghazal.