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August 1, 2014 An unidentified gunman shot and injured the head of South Sudan's civil society alliance, Deng Athuai, on Friday, forcing several people to flee the crime scene for their own safety.
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The negotiation of South Sudanese rival parties, which was scheduled to commence on July 30, has been rescheduled for August 4, 2014, according to Intergovernmental Authority on Development .
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Fourteen people were killed in various Sudanese states, mostly in the capital Khartoum, due to heavy rains and floods which hit the country during the last two weeks.
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An armed group stormed El Salam camp for the displaced people in South Darfur on Wednesday and caused panic amongst the residents.
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The government clampdown takes place at a time when South Sudan most needs independent voices to contribute to discussions about how to end the political crisis and internal armed conflict.
July 31, 2014 The South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have downplayed the idea to relocate the country's national capital to Wau in Western Bhar el Ghazal state, saying the proposal was unjustified and unnecessary.
July 31, 2014 South Sudan risks facing famine unless its conflicting parties adopt immediate ceasefire for lasting peace, the United Kingdom minister for Africa warned on Thursday.
South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir left for the United States-Africa summit, despite calls from activists to have the young nation's leader excluded from the forthcoming event.
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.
The residents of the camps for the displaced in Sirba locality, West Darfur, have not been able to enjoy the Eid El Fitr, as the security situation has deteriorated significantly.
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Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of El Obeid, Rt Rev Macram Gassis has said that governments, international organizations, and the Catholic Church can save many lives in the troubled Nuba region if they give it serious attention.
After an all-night rainstorm in Juba I woke to see the mosquito that bit me in the dark.
"Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD."
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:39 pm
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