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2 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
In its annual report on human development, the United Nations Development Program ranks 187 countries based on measures such as the health and longevity of their people, education and income, and personal security.
2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
July 23, 2014 South Sudanese army commander has warned against launching a major offensive on the rebel fighters allied to former vice-president Riek Machar amid repeated violations to a ceasefire agreement signed by both warring parties.
6 hrs ago | The China Post
The Sudanese man with an armful of battery-powered wall clocks pushes one through the taxi's open window.
11 hrs ago | United Nations
Nyaman Joak, 35, with 16-month-old Boum at Ethiopia's Pagak entry point, waiting to be registered as a refugee.
14 hrs ago | New Vision
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.
16 hrs ago | Religion News Service
Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion.
20 hrs ago | In-depth Africa
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.
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.
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)
What is happening in the Central African Republic and South Sudan today is, if you think of it, simply murder on a grand scale.
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.
When war broke out in South Sudan last December, the United Nations opened its bases to civilians fleeing the violence.
Cameroonians in villages that line the border with Nigeria are living in fear of Boko Haram Islamists, particularly when night falls.
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 .
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)
Deki is a non-profit that works to provide micro loans for impoverished entrepreneurs living in poverty in Malawi, Ghana and South Sudan.
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.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 11:43 pm
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