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1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

Nakumatt eyes entry into Juba, Burundi

Nakumatt Supermarket is targeting entry into South Sudan and Burundi, making it potentially Kenya's first big retail chain to open shop in the two countries.

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5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Tomgram: Nick Turse, An East-West Showdown in the Heart of Africa?

For the last two years, TomDispatch Managing Editor Nick Turse has been following the Pentagon and the latest U.S. global command, AFRICOM , as they oversaw the expanding operations of the American military across that continent: drones, a special ops surge , interventions , training missions , bases , proxy wars .

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10 hrs ago | United Nations

Food insecurity in South Sudan set to deepen as funds dry up, warns UN agency

The numbers of people facing crisis or emergency levels of food insecurity in South Sudan is projected to reach 3.9 million by August 2014 as funds dry up.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Violence, Photography and the Iconography of Cattle Camps

Some years ago a curator at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford asked me to look at a photograph taken in South Sudan in the early 1950s.

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13 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 2-Kenya's KCB may issue bond to raise funds for mortgages after strong H1

KCB Bank, Kenya's largest lender by assets, plans to raise funds from international debt markets for lending to the real estate sector, its CEO said after announcing a 16 percent jump in first-half profit.

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17 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

South Sudan - Threat of Cholera Grows

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization / - Thousands of displaced South Sudanese living in congested camps with poor hygiene and sanitation are at high risk of contracting cholera.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Spectator

I thought I had contracted Ebola. Life doesn't get much scarier than that

After an all-night rainstorm in Juba I woke to see the mosquito that bit me in the dark.

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The Washington Post

The Sudans, three years later

Three years after South Sudan became independent from Khartoum, both countries remain in fragile states.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan downplays lack of direct communication with US

July 30, 2014 South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's heavy involvement in world affairs.

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In-depth Africa

Launching the people's front to oppose the genocidal SPLM cum SPLA oligopoly in South Sudan

"Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD."

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Famine Looming

The UN is warning of a famine in war-torn South Sudan where more than a million people have been displaced.

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GhanaWeb

Proceeds from Oil disappointing'

A senior research officer in oil and gas at the Ghana Institute of Governance and Security, Solomon Kwawukume, says Ghana would be entitled to a meager 19.8 percent of proceeds from its oil resources over the whole period that the commodity would be mined by foreign investors.

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In-depth Africa

N. Bahr el Ghazal scribes under fire over security reports

July 2014 The government of South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state vowed to arrest journalists who report on security issues, imposing censorship on media houses in the region.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rights body condemns "barbaric" arrest of S. Sudanese youth

July 29, 2014 A South Sudanese human rights body has condemned last week's arrest of youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, describing as "barbaric" the move taken by government.

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AmmoLand

DPx Gear Introduces the DPx HIT Cutter

Robert Young Pelton, founder of DPx Gear, Inc. , innovates again with a new design that eliminates the sheath for a hard use fixed blade knife.

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In-depth Africa

Proposed Federal system for future South Sudan: Part 6 - Bill of Rights in Federal South Sudan

Part 6 of this series focuses on part of the Bill of Rights in a proposed Federal system in South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

No date yet fixed for Machar's visit to Khartoum : spokesperson

July 28, 2014 Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , but confirmed the plan was in existence.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Imaginary Charity Ads - 'CareDrop' is an Imaginary Charitable Venture ...

CareDrop is a hypothetical charitable initiative, dreamed up by a pair of students at Miami Ad School in New York, that reimagines Apple's AirDrop service as a charitable venture that sends basic necessities to people in South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan rebels launch new membership application form

July 28, 2014 The SPLM/A in Opposition said on Monday it has launched new membership and application forms to organise members as part of increased efforts to bring about political reforms in South Sudan and restructure the ruling SPLM party.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Campus Bread

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty...

Hunger in the News: UN Warns of Hunger Catastrophe, Child Poverty Rates on Rise, the Social Crisis of Mass Incarceration "UN warns of 'hunger catastrophe' for South Sudanese children," UN News Centre.

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