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9 min ago | 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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The Star Online

South Sudan ceasefire under threat as rebels, government troops clash

South Sudanese rebels and government soldiers clashed in the northern town of Nasir on Sunday, adding to fears that a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in May could totally collapse.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Greater Twic East Youth in USA Response to Bor County Citizens...

Before we jump to press response, we are wondering why our neighbor didn't cite the press they have been claiming it has agitated them to releases this press titled: "To Bor County around the Globe," the press was published on South Sudan News Agency website on July 12, 2014 By Daniel Mabior Turuk, the president of Bor County in North America [NB: ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: National Dialogue Would Reunite Islamic Forces

The secretary general of the Islamic Movement, al-Zubair Ahmad al-Hassan, said if the national dialogue process went well it will lead to a broad alliance among the Sudanese Islamists forces.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels wave to high profile growing calls for federalism

July 19, 2014 The rebel Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement in Opposition led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, has hailed the growing internal calls for federalism by senior officials of president Salva Kiir's government, but said there are challenges in making such demands under "dictatorial leadership."

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The Fresno Bee

Aid workers in Sudan freed after 32-day captivity

A freed humanitarian worker, right, one of the three workers released after 32 days in captivity, receives a hug from his friend as he arrives in El Fasher, North Darfur, Sudan, Saturday, July 19, 2014.

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The Washington Post

Aid workers in Sudan freed after 32-day captivity

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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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Umma Party Calls to Increase Opposition Representation in Dialogue Mechanism

The secretary-general of the National Umma Party , Sarah Nugd Allah, on Friday called to increase the representation of the opposition parties and civil society groups in the mechanism of the national dialogue.

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New Vision

S.Sudan leaders told to resume talks as famine looms

South Sudan's warring leaders were told on Friday to resume peace talks or face increased sanctions amid fears of a looming famine in the stricken nation.

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AlertNet

Each side of Sudan's border, hunger worsens as conflicts rage

A girl and her brother sit in a cave shelter in Tess village in rebel-held territory of the Nuba Mountains in South Kordofan, May 2, 2012.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nerve News

37 Indian suicides in six UAE emirates in 2014

At least 37 Indian nationals committed suicide in six of the seven emirates of the UAE in the first half of 2014, latest figures from the Indian consulate in Dubai show.

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