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Police arbitrarily arrested Michael Koma, the managing editor of South Sudan's daily Juba Monitor , on May 2 and detained him for four days following the publication of an article critical of the deputy security minister.
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About 300,000 people have fled their homes due to a surge in fighting in Sudan's Darfur region this year and are now living in terrible conditions and short of food, the United Nations aid chief said on Wednesday.
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Councilman Eric Garcetti, who jammed with pop star Moby and fashioned himself as a voice for a new generation of city leaders, has opened a growing lead in the race for Los Angeles mayor with the pool of uncounted... City Councilman Eric Garcetti defeated Controller Wendy Greuel to become next mayor of Los Angeles after a caustic campaign in which ... (more)
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A House committee taking Congress' latest look at the Internal Revenue Service's mistreatment of tea party groups will apparently have to do so without input from the star witness.
Displaced civilians on their way to Dereige camp in South Darfur were attacked by an unidentified armed group on 16 May, according to UK-based advocacy group the Sudan Social Development Organisation .
The Sudanese Armed Forces has announced that major victory against rebellion will be declared soon and said it would be a landslide victory which will destroy "the rebels who have committed crimes and atrocities". After last April rebel attacks in South and North Kordofan, Sudanese government officials and military carry out a large campaign to ... (more)
EXPERIENCED nurses and midwives on the Isle of Wight are being called-on to give up their time to train medical professionals in Africa's newest country.
Today, roughly one-quarter of the world's population lives in conflict-affected and fragile states.
Last Update: Sunday, May 19th 2013 23:09Z 13477 Articles available Events from Jun 19th 1999 to May 19th 2013 A Juba Airways Antonov AN-12, registration ST-JUA performing freight flight JUC-700 from Khartoum to Juba with 4 crew and 11 tons of cargo, was climbing out of Khartoum's runway 18 about 2 minutes into the flight when the crew reported a ... (more)
South Sudan's vice-president, Riek Machar, has strongly directed the Sudan People's Liberation Army to distance itself from the ongoing political debates in the country.
UNHCR is prepositioning aid for tens of thousands of Darfur refugees in eastern Chad amid fears heavy rains will cut off access to the group.
May 15, 2013: Last week's armed confrontation between JEM and its splinter group of the late Mohamed Bashar has attracted wide attention in the international media.
Some of the world's leading beauty pageants from a number of countries in Asia, America, Europe, Middle East and Africa are expected to visit Juba next month in response to an invitation by their South Sudanese counterpart, Atong Ajak De Mach.