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3 hrs ago | Central Ohio

Capital Download: Hopes, then civil war in South Sudan

Susan D. Page was the first U.S. ambassador to the newest nation in the world, South Sudan.

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6 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Militiamen murder, injure citizens in Darfur

A resident of Hamidiya camp for the displaced in Zalingei locality, Central Darfur, was murdered by militiamen on Sunday.

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10 hrs ago | New Vision

New UN rep for S.Sudan warns of 'huge challenge'

The new UN chief for South Sudan arrived in the conflict-wracked country Tuesday, a week after gunmen shot down a UN helicopter to break the fourth ceasefire deal in nine months.

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Sudan orders closure of Iran cultural centers

KHARTOUM: Sudan has ordered Iran to close its cultural centers and given their managers 72 hours to leave the country, an official said Tuesday, in a shock to generally close relations.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

In-depth Africa

Beja ex-combatants attempt suicide in Port Sudan

Two demobilised Beja Congress combatants on Sunday attempted to commit suicide inside the Red Sea State's government premises in Port Sudan, in protest against the state government's negligence of their living conditions.

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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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In-depth Africa

Sudan women politicians call for release detainees

The Sudanese Coalition of Women Politicians has called for the immediate release of detainees Samia Kiir and Maryam El Sadig El Mahdi, and demanded the right to visit them in the prisons of El Nahud, West Kordofan, and Omdurman, the sister-city of Khartoum.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

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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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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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

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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