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3 min ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels Warn of 'Full-Scale' War As Sanctions Loom

South Sudanese rebels led by former vice-president, Riek Machar have warned of "full-scale" war against government forces, days after negotiations between the two rivals were pushed by East African regional mediators to 13 September.

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3 min ago | Korea Herald

South Sudanese mayor thanks Park for humanitarian aid

A South Sudanese city mayor has sent a thank-you note to South Korean President Park Geun-hye for Korean troops' reconstruction efforts in the war-torn African region, the defense ministry here said Monday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

Lul Koang & Philip Aguer: Two symbols of lies & greed for power

South Sudanese can sometimes be excused in many things because the country is new and its institutional strength is weak.

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Daily Monitor

11 killed, scores injured in four Gulu-Juba road accidents

The accidents involved a Fuso Truck travelling from Mbale to Juba that overturned at Atiak Trading Centre in Amuru District on Friday evening killing three and injuring four people.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Cholera Down but Malaria and Parasitic Disease Up - MSF

South Sudan's cholera crisis is waning but humanitarian workers are now battling increased cases of malaria and the parasitic disease kala azar, with children most affected.

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In-depth Africa

IGAD is Failing in South Sudan Mediation: Rebel Spokesperson

THE chief mediator mediating the peace talks between the two warring parties in South Sudan under the auspices of the African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , has insisted that SPLM-In-Opposition led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, did in fact sign the matrix on ceasefire agreement despite dismissal by the ... (more)

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MYREPUBLICA.com

CoAS Rana leaving for three African countries today

A five-member high-level team led by Chief of Army Staff General Gaurav Shumsher Rana is leaving for visit of three African nations on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boston.com

Massimo Sestini/Italian Polizia di Stato via Afp/Getty Images/file...

Anyone conducting a global news search over the past few days under the terms "Catholic" and "politics" would find the usual wealth of material, including the following five storylines from around the world: In the United States, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US bishops' conference, issued a thumbs-down for new revisions to the Obama ... (more)

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New Vision

Chinese firm CHEC given $8bn railway deal

The Government has signed an agreement, finally giving away the giant and lucrative deal to upgrade and expand Uganda's railway network to standard gauge, to a Chinese firm China Harbor Engineering Company .

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The Globe and Mail

Keeping 10-year-olds out of uniform

Samantha Nutt is the author of Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid. She is a founder of War Child.

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Foreign Policy

No Place to Heal

South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war.

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In-depth Africa

Western Bhar El Ghazal in South Sudan: Current Brutality

All that is happening in Western Bhar El Ghazal State now is major harassment, intimidation and arrests.

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In-depth Africa

Former South Sudanese political detainees want 25% power sharing

August 29, 2014 The former South Sudanese political detainees have unveiled a new negotiation paper, demanding that 25% of positions in the proposed transitional government of national unity should comprise of its members.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Monitor

Idi Amin signed my appointment letter

Series. The greatest responsibility of head teachers is to nurture the talent of their students and staff.

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Voice of America

In South Sudan, Few Take their Money to the Bank

Faridah Hussein carries bananas into a market in Juba. The 33-year-old mother of three doesn't put the 15-20 South Sudanese pounds she makes a day by selling the bananas in a bank because she thinks she earns too little to open an account.

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In-depth Africa

Drowning State: Public outrage over bad governance in South Sudan

It took South Sudanese more than half a century to attain their independence from the SUDAN.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Lakes State Employees Refuse to Demonstrate in Support of Governor

Civil servants in Lakes state capital Rumbek have refused a request by the governor to join a protest against a bill passed by the national parliament calling for his removal.

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Ghanamma.com

South Sudan Embassy Abuse Ghanaian Staff

The local Ghanaian staff of the South Sudan Embassy in Accra have been sacked after they opposed the reduction of their monthly salaries.

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Environmental Leader

Nespresso Pledges Carbon Neutrality by 2020

The commitment is one of several new sustainability initiatives, part of a 500 million Swiss francs program called The Positive Cup.

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New Vision

S.Sudan could face famine early next year - UN

War-torn South Sudan faces possible famine early next year, the UN chief in the country warned Thursday, as aid workers said the shooting down of a UN helicopter threatened efforts to save lives.

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