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South Sudan Presidential Aides Suspended Over Missing Millions

Voice of America: JUBA—. In the latest embezzlement scandal to hit the South Sudan government, President Salva Kiir has suspended two top aides amid a probe into a scam in which officials allegedly impersonated the president and got the Central Bank to pay them large ...

Wauwatosa native reflects on time in Afghanistan, Sudan

Wauwatosa Now: Following his completion of grad school, he took a one-year job doing humanitarian work in Nicaragua, and when the position came to a close, he had an offer to spend more than a year working in West Darfur in Sudan. In Sudan, Schmitt served as the area ...

South Sudan military is accused of widespread abuses

In this photo taken Friday, June 26, 2015, a displaced family arrives at the UN base in Bentiu, South Sudan. South Sudan's army has burned people alive, raped and shot girls, and forced tens of thousands from their homes, according to interviews with ...

South Sudan army accused of widespread abuses in campaign to push civilians

South Sudan's military is trying to depopulate the rural areas of Unity state through violence and hunger, said the group. The tactics, which include the alleged burning of grain stocks and the looting of life-sustaining property like cattle, are ...

Abyei, a non-state entity of post-war Sudanese divide

Aljazeera.com: Agok, a settlement of mainly displaced people on the southern border of Abyei with South Sudan, hosts tens of thousands of families displaced by fighting inside Abyei and also from South Sudan's troubled northern states. [Ashley Hamer/Al Jazeera].

NBI boosts South Sudan's water sector, Juba University

Sudan Tribune: June 30, 2015 (JUBA) - The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) secretariat on Monday handed over computing and other office equipment worth $90,000 to South Sudan's ministry of electricity, dams, irrigation and water resources as well as the University of Juba.

N. Bahr el Ghazal opens new health institute

Sudan Tribune: June 30, 2015 (RUMBEK) – A new health institute, supported by the health ministry and UN Population Fund has been opened in South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state. According to the state health minister, Tong Deng Anei, the newly unveiled Aweil ...

South Sudanese rebels say no differences among Equatorian opposition leaders

Sudan Tribune: June 30, 2015 (NAIROBI) – South Sudanese rebels said misunderstandings that emerged among Equatorian leaders in the opposition faction led by former vice president, Riek Machar, have been resolved and that there were no any longer differences.

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S. Sudan admits losing strategic town of Malakal to rebels

Sudan Tribune: Local officials and residents separately told Sudan Tribune that the armed fighters under the overall command of former government militia commander, Johnson Olony and forces allied to the former vice president Riek Machar under the command of General ...

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South Sudan warns of reduction in oil production if fighting continues

Sudan Tribune: June 30, 2015 (JUBA) - The South Sudanese government warned it may experience reduction in oil production if no peace agreement is reached with armed opposition under the leadership of former vice president turned rebel leader, Riek Machar.

Rebels recapture South Sudan's oil hub of Malakal

BDlive: KAMPALA — Rebels in South Sudan recaptured the oil-pumping hub of Malakal, a setback to the embattled government's effort to regain control of the top industry in a country slipping deep into economic and humanitarian crisis. South Sudan's military ...

Dispatches: End Foot Dragging on South Sudan at UN Rights Council

Human Rights Watch: Since May, tens of thousands of displaced civilians have arrived at a UN base camp in South Sudan's Unity State, and they are still coming as the fighting between government and opposition forces continues. They are hungry, need shelter, and are afraid ...

New levels of 'brutality' in South Sudan, says UN rights report

UN News Centre: 30 June 2015 – The South Sudanese armed forces may have committed widespread human rights abuses, including the alleged raping and immolation of women and girls, during the recent upsurge in fighting across the African State, according to a new ...

South Sudan army raped then burned girls alive · TheJournal.ie

SOUTH SUDAN'S ARMY raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign notable for its “new brutality and intensity”, a UN rights report has said. Rights investigators from the UN mission in South ...

South Sudan army raped, burnt girls alive – UN - The Punch

South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign notable for its “new brutality and intensity”, a UN rights report said Tuesday. “Some of the most disturbing allegations… focused ...

South Sudan army raped then burnt girls alive: UN

Juba (AFP) - South Sudan's army raped then torched girls alive inside their homes during a recent campaign notable for its "new brutality and intensity", a...

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George Clooney: Sanctions threats not enough in South Sudan

CNN: From refugees to photojournalists – Adil Mustafa Hamdan, 21, is a student at the Soba Secondary Refugee School. He was one of 21 students selected to take a digital storytelling course through the UN Refugee Agency project. Like many of the students ...

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Stray bullet hits infant in Upper Nile state clash

Sudan Tribune: June 29, 2915 (MALAKAL)- A stray bullet hit an infant on the leg at the United Nations protection of civilians site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state capital, Malakal following violent clashes between the country's main rival forces over the weekend ...

Stray bullet hits infant in Upper Nile state clashes

Sudan Tribune: June 29, 2915 (MALAKAL)- A stray bullet hit an infant on the leg at the United Nations protection of civilians site in South Sudan's Upper Nile state capital, Malakal following violent clashes between the country's main rival forces over the weekend ...

In South Sudan, a local radio project is calming community tensions

This was the scene at the protection of civilians (Poc) site in Malakal in South Sudan's Upper Nile State when fighting broke out on 21 April. The site, which is on the UN base just outside the town, is now a hissing pressure ...

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South Sudanese former minister of higher education dies

Sudan Tribune: June 29, 2015 (NAIROBI) – A South Sudanese former minister of higher education and scientific research has died in Germany after battling illness for many years. Peter Nyot Kok passed away on Sunday. He was in coma for 4 years in one of German's ...

South Sudanese army and rebels contest control of Farajalla in W. Bahr el Ghazal

Sudan Tribune: June 29, 2015 (JUBA) – South Sudanese government on Monday said they repulsed attack by rebels on Farajalla town, about 36km from the state capital of Western Bahr el Ghazal, Wau, but opposition forces said they were in full control of the area after ...

Tournament's Over but Memory of South Sudan's Manute Bol Lives On

Voice of America: JUBA—. There was more than a sense of sportsmanship and athleticism in the air this week when the Black Stars Basketball Club beat three other teams to win the inaugural Manute Bol tournament in the South Sudanese capital, Juba. "The theme of this ...

SPLM secretary-general meets South Sudanese rebel leader

Sudan Tribune: June 25, 2015 (NAIROBI) – The newly reinstated secretary-general of the ruling SPLM party in South Sudan, Pagan Amum, Thursday has met with former vice-president, Riek Machar, who leads an armed opposition faction of the party, to discuss a way ...

UNHCR - South Sudanese refugees moved from flood-prone camp

UNHCR and its partners move some 12660 South Sudanese refugees from the flood-prone Nip Nip refugee camp to Jewi in western Ethiopia's Gambella region.

ID cards bring life-saving benefits for South Sudanese in

KHARTOUM, Sudan , March 30 (UNHCR) – Teresa Majouk*, a 35-year-old South Sudanese refugee, did not appreciate the importance of the ID card she had received from the Sudanese authorities until she went into a ...

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