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1 hr ago | Voice of America

South Sudan Warring Sides Welcome Resumption of Peace Talks

South Sudanese information Minister, Michael Makuei, on July 24 welcomed news that peace talks are due to resume in a week.

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1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

S. Sudan government, rebels to resume talks next week

Despite fresh fighting over control of key town of Nasir, South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar, will resume peace talks next week, a regional bloc disclosed on Thursday.

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4 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rains and Lack of Toilets Threaten to Make Cholera Epidemic Even Deadlier

The cholera epidemic in South Sudan is bad, but now that the rains have begun - in areas where a lack of toilets means a lot of faeces out in the open - it may become much worse.

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8 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Opposition party refuses to apologise for its stance on Sudan militia

The Sudanese Congress Party refuses to offer any apology for the statements of its president on the Rapid Support Forces .

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12 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Ten convicted of violating 'emergency measures' in South Darfur

The Nyala Emergency Court, set up last week by the South Darfur State authorities as part of an "emergency measures package" to curb the rampant lawlessness in the state capital, has convicted ten people for violating the emergency orders.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan army commander warns against launching counter-offensive

July 23, 2014 South Sudanese army commander has warned against launching a major offensive on the rebel fighters allied to former vice-president Riek Machar amid repeated violations to a ceasefire agreement signed by both warring parties.

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In-depth Africa

Fact-finding committees to determine location of disputed Nyinakok area

July 22, 2014 South Sudan's Warrap and Western Bahr el Ghazal states have formed a fact-finding committee tasked with determining the jurisdiction of Nyinakok, the newly inaugurated Jur River county headquarters.

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United Nations

Ban appoints former head of UN Liberia mission to lead operation in South Sudan

Ms. Lj has a "wealth of experience in peacekeeping and international affairs," according to Mr. Ban's spokesperson, having served as his Special Representative and head of UN Mission in Liberia from 2008 to 2012.

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In-depth Africa

Date set for integration former rebels into Sudan Armed Forces

The former rebels of the split-off faction of the Justice and Equality Movement, led by Bakhit Abdallah Abdel Karim will be officially integrated into the Sudan Armed Forces next month.

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Christian Science Monitor

7 outrageous things S. Sudan's leaders are doing instead of making peace

A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan 's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.

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In-depth Africa

Rapid Support Forces assault, rob people in Sudan's capital

The independent Sudanese electronic newspaper Hurriyat reported on Tuesday that RSF troops riding a Land Cruiser assaulted a group of young men in Shambat district, Khartoum North.

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New Vision

Ethiopia connects Uganda to South Sudan

Traders and other organizations transacting business in South Sudan are beaming with smiles of satisfaction after Ethiopian Airlines being granted permission to operate direct flights between Entebbe and Juba starting next week.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudan accuses rebels of attacking Jonglei's Ayod town

July 22, 2014 Authorities in South Sudan's Jonglei state on Tuesday accused rebels of launching attacks on Ayod town so as to gain its control from pro-government forces.

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In-depth Africa

Two people killed, one injured in South Darfur state

Two people were killed and one other injured on Monday night in the town of Kass, 85 kilometres west of South Darfur state capital, Nyala following a botched kidnap attempt.

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In-depth Africa

Juba Accuses "Neighboring Country" Arming Rebels

By TesfaNews, SOUTH Sudan on Monday accused an unnamed neighboring country of allegedly supporting opposition forces fighting the Juba government.

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Christian Science Monitor

UN refugees in S. Sudan face perfect storm of woe as war drags on

When war broke out in South Sudan last December, the United Nations opened its bases to civilians fleeing the violence.

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In-depth Africa

IOM, ECHO Develop Malakal Protection Site for South Sudanese Fleeing Conflict

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 22, 2014/African Press Organization / - Almost 10,000 internally displaced persons have moved into a new UN Protection of Civilians site in Malakal in South Sudan's Upper Nile State, constructed by IOM and partners, and funded by the European Union's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department .

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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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