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3 hrs ago | Amnesty International

Freedom of Expression Under Attack in South Sudan

The government clampdown takes place at a time when South Sudan most needs independent voices to contribute to discussions about how to end the political crisis and internal armed conflict.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Activism, Amnesty International, Charitable Organizations, Human Rights Watch

5 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

Five key takeaways from PM Hailemariam Desalegne's latest presser

Hailemariam Desalegne The inflation rate was kept at single digit for two years; therefore all other factors that could give rise to inflation are in control.

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Related Topix: Canada, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Ethiopia

Thu Jul 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

South Sudan rebels downplay relocation of national capital to Wau

July 31, 2014 The South Sudanese rebels led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, have downplayed the idea to relocate the country's national capital to Wau in Western Bhar el Ghazal state, saying the proposal was unjustified and unnecessary.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir

In-depth Africa

UK minister calls for immediate ceasefire in S. Sudan

July 31, 2014 South Sudan risks facing famine unless its conflicting parties adopt immediate ceasefire for lasting peace, the United Kingdom minister for Africa warned on Thursday.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Famine, Natural Disasters, Ethiopia

In-depth Africa

South Sudan's Kiir leaves for US-Africa summit

South Sudanese president, Salva Kiir left for the United States-Africa summit, despite calls from activists to have the young nation's leader excluded from the forthcoming event.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Daily Monitor

Nakumatt eyes entry into Juba, Burundi

Nakumatt Supermarket is targeting entry into South Sudan and Burundi, making it potentially Kenya's first big retail chain to open shop in the two countries.

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Related Topix: Burundi, Africa, World News, South Sudan

In-depth Africa

Security situation deteriorating in Sirba, West Darfur

The residents of the camps for the displaced in Sirba locality, West Darfur, have not been able to enjoy the Eid El Fitr, as the security situation has deteriorated significantly.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Daily Kos

Tomgram: Nick Turse, An East-West Showdown in the Heart of Africa?

For the last two years, TomDispatch Managing Editor Nick Turse has been following the Pentagon and the latest U.S. global command, AFRICOM , as they oversaw the expanding operations of the American military across that continent: drones, a special ops surge , interventions , training missions , bases , proxy wars .

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Prison

AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Call for Global Action on Nuba Conflict

Bishop Emeritus of the Catholic Diocese of El Obeid, Rt Rev Macram Gassis has said that governments, international organizations, and the Catholic Church can save many lives in the troubled Nuba region if they give it serious attention.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Agriculture, Science

In-depth Africa

South Sudan - Threat of Cholera Grows

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 31, 2014/African Press Organization / - Thousands of displaced South Sudanese living in congested camps with poor hygiene and sanitation are at high risk of contracting cholera.

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Related Topix: Cholera, Health, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Medicine,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Spectator

I thought I had contracted Ebola. Life doesn't get much scarier than that

After an all-night rainstorm in Juba I woke to see the mosquito that bit me in the dark.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

In-depth Africa

Launching the people's front to oppose the genocidal SPLM cum SPLA oligopoly in South Sudan

"Last Wednesday, I made a well-attended rally in Juba in which I blasted both Kiir and Machar including IGAD."

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News,

In-depth Africa

South Sudan downplays lack of direct communication with US

July 30, 2014 South Sudan has downplayed the significance of the lack of direct communication between president Salva Kiir and his US counterpart, Barack Obama, saying the latter should be more concerned over the situation due to his country's heavy involvement in world affairs.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Salva Kiir, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

In-depth Africa

Sudan's capital paralysed by torrents, floods

Torrential rains and ensuing floods paralysed daily life in large parts of Sudan's capital of Khartoum State on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, World News

In-depth Africa

Gang members arrested in Nyala, South Darfur

Security forces on Sunday raided the house of a gang leader in El Riyadh district in northern Nyala, a resident of South Darfur's capital reported to Radio Dabanga.

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Related Topix: World News

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Famine Looming

The UN is warning of a famine in war-torn South Sudan where more than a million people have been displaced.

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Related Topix: Famine, Natural Disasters, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Agriculture, Science,

In-depth Africa

N. Bahr el Ghazal scribes under fire over security reports

July 2014 The government of South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state vowed to arrest journalists who report on security issues, imposing censorship on media houses in the region.

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Related Topix: Africa, South Sudan, World News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

In-depth Africa

Rights body condemns "barbaric" arrest of S. Sudanese youth

July 29, 2014 A South Sudanese human rights body has condemned last week's arrest of youth in Northern Bahr el Ghazal state, describing as "barbaric" the move taken by government.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: South Darfur Camp Without Water for More Than a Week

The residents of the Otash camp for the displaced in Nyala locality, South Darfur, are suffering from an acute drinking water crisis for more than a week.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

In-depth Africa

No date yet fixed for Machar's visit to Khartoum : spokesperson

July 28, 2014 Spokesperson for the South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar said a date had not yet been determined for the visit to Khartoum by the top leader of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement , but confirmed the plan was in existence.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Sudan, Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta,

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