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1 hr ago | New Vision

Ethiopian Airlines' Entebbe-Juba route promising

Two weeks after Ethiopian Airlines launched a daily direct route from Entebbe to Juba, frequent flyers between Uganda and South Sudan seem to be embracing the development rather fast.

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5 hrs ago | KKLA-FM Glendale

South Sudan Church Leaders: "The International Community has Forgotten Us"

Church leaders from South Sudan gathered in London on Tuesday to campaign for peace and reconciliation in the war-torn country.

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6 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

War Veterans Planting for Peace in South Sudan

Wilson Abisai Lodingareng, 65, is a peri-urban farmer and founder of Werithior Veteran's Association, or WVA, in Juba, South Sudan.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Darfur displaced reject Sudan's National Dialogue

The head of the AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, visited Kalma camp for the displaced in South Darfur on Wednesday.

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10 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Council of states holds discussions over creation of 10 counties in Juba

August 20, 2014 South Sudan's national council of states held a sitting in the capital, Juba, on Wednesday to discuss a proposal for the creation of 10 counties in the Greater Juba region.

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15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

14 ex-combatants complete vocational training

August 21, 2014 At least 14 ex-combatant successfully completed three weeks of training in auto-mechanics at Wau Vocational training centre in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state on Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

Sudan's defence minister demands Juba implement security arrangements

August 20, 2014 Sudan defence minister Abdel Rahim Hussein demanded to implement the security arrangements protocols signed with the South Sudan on 27 September 2012 within the framework of Cooperation Agreement.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudan army denies defection of senior officer in Yei

August 20, 2014 The South Sudanese army has denied the defection of a senior officer in Tore payam , about 25km west of Central Equatoria state's Yei town amid reports that soldiers in the area opened fire on each other.

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Voice of America

South Sudan President Fires John Garang's Widow

Rebecca Nyandeng , widow of the late rebel leader and first vice president of South Sudan, John Garang, in happier days, shown here with Vice President James Wani Igga.

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In-depth Africa

UN housing stops for Sudanese Unamid staff in North Darfur's capital

The AU-UN peacekeeping mission in Darfur on Monday has requested the Sudanese staff working at the mission's headquarters in North Darfur's capital El Fasher, to vacate their homes this week.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan's ruling party rejects Paris Declaration, Umma Party responds

The Political Secretary of the ruling National Congress Party on Monday justified his party's rejection the Declaration on the basis that was hatched up on foreign ground.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Journalist Released, Bakhita Radio Still Silent

The news editor of Juba-based Bakhita Radio was released Tuesday, four days after he was detained by national security agents who also ordered the radio station to stop broadcasting.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rains ruin more than 4,500 homes in Darfur camps

The number of homes in the Zalingei camps for the displaced, Central Darfur, which collapsed as a result of heavy downpours over the weekend, amounts to more than 2,500 shelters.

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Voice of America

Attacks on Aid Workers Hit Record High

A member of the joint U.N. African Union Mission in Darfur , right, escorts three freed humanitarian workers out of a U.N. helicopter as they landed in El Fasher, North Darfur, Sudan, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan: NUP cadres demand release of Maryam El Mahdi

A large group of National Umma Party members, among them prominent party cadres, gathered in front of the NUP headquarters in Wad Nubawi, Omdurman, on Monday.

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Washington Times

House leader calls for U.N. sanctions in South Sudan conflict

The chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs is urging the U.N. Security Council to levy sanctions against both sides of the conflict in South Sudan, where eight months of fighting have killed 100,000 people and displaced more than 1.1 million others.

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News24

.com | Ethiopia now Africa's biggest refugee host

The spiralling crisis in war-ravaged South Sudan has sent nearly 200 000 refugees into Ethiopia, making it Africa's largest refugee-hosting country, the UN said on Tuesday.

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In-depth Africa

The Two Sudans

At the end of the Cold War a quarter of a century ago, a little-known army officer - Omar al-Bashir - conducted a coup d'etat in Sudan.

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Al Bawaba

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Ramada Hotel and Suites Ajman celebrated the India-Pakistan Independence Day with a first of its kind grand event titled "Friends Beyond Borders".

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Star Phoenix

Visiting priest calls for help to stop genocide

Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death, his wife said Thursday.

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