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3 hrs ago | International Business Times

Gene Study Gives Clues About the Age of First Period

Girls play in an internally displaced persons camp inside the U.N. base in Malakal, July 24, 2014.

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7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese army denies rift with allied ex-rebel leader

July 24, 2014 The South Sudanese army on Thursday dismissed allegations of emerging differences between its chief of staff, Gen.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Border Mail

Why do we rationalise death on the basis of a back story? | OPINION

About the lives so cheaply lost on MH17. About the anger and grief this tragedy has unleashed.

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Voice of America

South Sudanese Propose Moving Capital

Hundreds of residents of Western Bahr el Ghazal rallied in the state capital this week for a somewhat unusual cause: they want the national capital of South Sudan to be relocated from Juba to their state capital, Wau.

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Voice of America

South Sudan Warring Sides Welcome Resumption of Peace Talks

South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.

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Christian Science Monitor

Warnings mount of East Africa famine - is anyone listening?

Nearly seven million people in South Sudan and Somalia are in urgent need of food handouts and several areas of both countries could slip into famine without increased and sustained international action, aid agencies are warning.

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The Advertiser

Banknote maker praised for export efforts

During a visit to De La Rue's plant in Gateshead, Mark Simmonds, the Foreign Office's Minister for Africa said the firm was an example of a successful manufacturer exporting across The firm, founded by Thomas de la Rue in 1813, makes notes for more than 150 countries, including Botswana, South Sudan and Uganda.

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AlertNet

Rains and lack of toilets may worsen South Sudan cholera epidemic

A South Sudanese woman holds her baby suffering from cholera in Juba Teaching Hospital in Juba, on May 27, 2014.

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The Bennington Banner

Italy welcomes Sudanese woman sentenced to death

A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison.

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Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

Judiciary of South Sudan team on Kenya visit

A team of judicial officers from the Government of South Sudan is visiting Kenya to benchmark on how to manage cases and improve the administration of justice in their country.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bellingham Herald

UN agency rankings of humanity's progress

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.

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In-depth Africa

S. Sudan army commander warns against launching counter-offensive

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.

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The China Post

Khartoum's walking department store is hardly a dream job

The Sudanese man with an armful of battery-powered wall clocks pushes one through the taxi's open window.

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United Nations

Ethiopia faces wave of refugees from South Sudan, warns UN relief official

Nyaman Joak, 35, with 16-month-old Boum at Ethiopia's Pagak entry point, waiting to be registered as a refugee.

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New Vision

U.N. chief names Danish diplomat new envoy to South Sudan

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.

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Religion News Service

A ban on new church construction angers Sudanese Christians

Christians in Sudan frequently face arrests, impromptu questioning and expulsion.

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In-depth Africa

Fact-finding committees to determine location of disputed Nyinakok area

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.

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New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan accuses rebels of attacking Jonglei's Ayod town

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.

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In-depth Africa

Memory, healing and transformation in South Sudan

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)

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