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3 hrs ago | United Nations

Ban appoints former head of UN Liberia mission to lead operation in South Sudan

Ms. Lj has a "wealth of experience in peacekeeping and international affairs," according to Mr. Ban's spokesperson, having served as his Special Representative and head of UN Mission in Liberia from 2008 to 2012.

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7 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Date set for integration former rebels into Sudan Armed Forces

The former rebels of the split-off faction of the Justice and Equality Movement, led by Bakhit Abdallah Abdel Karim will be officially integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces next month.

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10 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

7 outrageous things S. Sudan's leaders are doing instead of making peace

A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan 's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.

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14 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Rapid Support Forces assault, rob people in Sudan's capital

The independent Sudanese electronic newspaper Hurriyat reported on Tuesday that RSF troops riding a Land Cruiser assaulted a group of young men in Shambat district, Khartoum North.

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16 hrs ago | 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

Two people killed, one injured in South Darfur state

Two people were killed and one other injured on Monday night in the town of Kass, 85 kilometres west of South Darfur state capital, Nyala following a botched kidnap attempt.

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In-depth Africa

Juba Accuses "Neighboring Country" Arming Rebels

By TesfaNews, SOUTH Sudan on Monday accused an unnamed neighboring country of allegedly supporting opposition forces fighting the Juba government.

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Christian Science Monitor

UN refugees in S. Sudan face perfect storm of woe as war drags on

When war broke out in South Sudan last December, the United Nations opened its bases to civilians fleeing the violence.

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In-depth Africa

IOM, ECHO Develop Malakal Protection Site for South Sudanese Fleeing Conflict

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization / - Almost 10,000 internally displaced persons have moved into a new UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, constructed by IOM and partners, and funded by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department .

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In-depth Africa

Lakes state civil servants hit with 10% salary cuts

July 21, 2014 Lakes state caretaker governor, Maj. Gen. Matur Chut Dhuol has instructed the finance ministry to impose a 10% salary cut on ministry of public service staff who reportedly boycotted President Salva Kiir's visit to the capital, Rumbek last week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

CBC News

South Sudan on the brink of famine as fighting rages on

The charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said it had treated about 1,800 malnourished children at its feeding centre in Leer since mid-May. In 2013 it treated 2,300 children during the whole year.

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In-depth Africa

WFP concerned over Sudan's food security

The United Nations World Food Program in Sudan has expressed deep concern on the "bleak prospects" of the level of food security during the coming months.

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In-depth Africa

More than 20 dead in traffic accident in Sudan's White Nile

A collision of a bus with a lorry on El Qutainah road, about 30 km north of Ad Duwaym in the White Nile State on Monday, caused the death of 23 people, and the injury of three others.

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AlertNet

S.Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

Rebel fighters listen to their commander in a rebel-controlled territory in Upper Nile State February 15, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic KAMPALA, July 21 - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were deployed ... (more)

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Yahoo!

South Sudan truce crumbles as rebels battle govt forces

South Sudan rebels and government troops battled Monday over the strategic town of Nasir, the United Nations said, with rebels launching their largest offensive since an oft-broken May truce.

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Vanguard

Sudan's Darfur rebels say claims they killed 13 'fabricated'

The official news agency SUNA said the "innocent citizens" died on Saturday in an ambush on a commercial convoy about 30 kilometres west of El Fasher, the North Darfur capital.

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In-depth Africa

Darfur displaced unable to pay increased school fees

Displaced in Darfur complain about the rise of tuition fees, the costs of school books, and a shortage of teachers and furniture.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Independent

South Sudan humanitarian crisis: The poor media coverage highlights the flaws in news gathering

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels Send High-Level Delegation to Meet President Museveni

A high-level delegation of the rebel faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, will soon travel to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, to meet president Yoweri Museveni.

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