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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

14 ex-combatants complete vocational training

August 21, 2014 At least 14 ex-combatant successfully completed three weeks of training in auto-mechanics at Wau Vocational training centre in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Wednesday.


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5 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

U.N. rights chief rebukes Security Council for failures to act

Outgoing U.N. rights chief Navi Pillay rebuked the U.N. Security Council on Thursday for putting short-term geopolitical concerns and narrowly-defined national interests ahead of intolerable human suffering and grave breaches of global peace and security.


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9 hrs ago | KKLA-FM Glendale

South Sudan Church Leaders: "The International Community has Forgotten Us"

Church leaders from South Sudan gathered in London on Tuesday to campaign for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country.


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13 hrs ago | Deseret News

Children used as child soldiers in South Sudan

In this Friday, May 11, 2012 file photo, a young South Sudanese soldier who appeared to be drunk reaches for a lighter for his cigarette at the Sudan People's Liberation Army headquarters in Bentiu, Unity State, South Sudan.


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13 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Albino crocodile named 'Michael Jackson' kills Australian fisherman

By The Associated Press Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have... By The Associated Press Associated Press Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, ... (more)


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16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

These Four Crises Are Stretching The World's Aid Workers To The Breaking Point And Beyond

A World Health Organization official earlier this year declared that 2013 was the worst year that the international community had seen in more than sixty years.


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21 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Sudan's defence minister demands Juba implement security arrangements

August 20, 2014 Sudan defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein demanded to implement the security arrangements protocols signed with the South Sudan on 27 September 2012 within the framework of Cooperation Agreement.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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