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2 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Woman killed, four others injured in East and South Darfur

A woman was killed and three others injured in an ambush by militiamen in the area of Labdo, Yassin locality in East Darfur on Friday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boston.com

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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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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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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Politics By Declaration

Sadiq al-Mahdi, leader of the National Umma Party and patron of the Ansar brotherhood, held a brief round of talks earlier this month in Paris with leaders of the rebel Sudan Revolutionary Front , the umbrella organisation whose main members are the Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement-North , the Justice and Equality Movement and the two ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

Sudan Ministry denies Ebola case in West Darfur

The Minister of Health Affairs for the Darfur Regional Authority, Firdos Abdel Rahman Yousif, has denied reports of the deadly Ebola virus disease in El Geneina, capital of West Darfur.

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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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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

In-depth Africa

No Place to Heal in South Sudan

Outside the pediatric wing of Malakal's teaching hospital, a human skull lies in the yellowing blades of knee-high grass.

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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

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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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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In-depth Africa

Sudan: Health of detained journalist deteriorating

The Sudanese Journalists Organisation for Human Rights reported to Radio Dabanga that they have obtained information confirming the worsening of Ishag's health condition.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan says suspected Ebola patient died of AIDS

August 28, 2014 The Darfur Regional Authority announced that a "weakly suspected" Ebola virus case was infected with HIV.

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In-depth Africa

16 female activists arrested at a demonstration calling for release of opposition figure

August 28, 2014 Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Services arrested 16 activists who are part of the "No to oppression of women" initiative during their vigil in front of the Omdurman women's prison on Thursday, to demand the release of deputy chairman of the National Umma Party Mariam al-Sadiq al-Mahdi.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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People's Daily Online

Benjamin: S. Sudan to protect Chinese investors

S. Sudan will be committed to peace and stability and protect its Chinese investors, said Marial Benjamin, foreign minister of S. Sudan on Wednesday.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan security detains women protesters in Omdurman

The security services detained 16 activists of the "No to women's oppression" group, who staged a protest in front of the Omdurman women's prison today.

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