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SIMONA FOLTYN: The civil war originated in a power struggle over the country's top post between South Sudan's first president, Salva Kiir, and his former first vice president Riek Machar.
The move concerns some analysts, who point to a September report released by Amnesty International that accuses Sudan's government of using chemical weapons against people in Darfur's Jebel Marra region from January to August 2016. The report ...
Pa'gan Amum, now living in Denver, says diaspora woman trying to demonize him.
Francis Ogali, 13, mixes a chlorine solution which will be diluted in water trucks that pump water from the White Nile in Juba, South Sudan,. ... Abuk Garang, 15, at her home on the outskirts of Aweil town, South Sudan. ... Since violence erupted in ...
In a race against time to prevent four famines in Africa and western Asia, the U.N. and its humanitarian agencies need to raise $5.6 billion, fast.
The settlement is home to 272,000 South Sudanese; some of the 800,000 who, according to the United Nations, have escaped to Uganda.
It meant endless months of enduring hunger, dehydration, snakes, scorpions and exhaustion in the trek to leave his home in the Sudan, but if you ask Moses ...
In Uganda's massive Bidibidi camp, which is home to more than 272,000 South Sudanese refugees, aid workers are trying to identify and help sexual violence survivors - despite a dearth of resources.
... with the Lost Boys of Sudan - an estimated 20,000 boys who were displaced from their families and villages in Southern Sudan in 1987 during the Second Sudanese civil war, according to the International Rescue Committee's website
STOUGHTON -- A group of St. Ann school sixth graders is putting their empathy into action for people in a village more than 7,000 miles away.
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, refugees wait for U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi to arrive at a transit center for South Sudanese refugees in the remote northwestern district of Adjumani, near the border with South ...
UNHCR distributes relief items to IDPs in Western Bahr el Ghazal: In Wau, UNHCR distributed non-food items (NFIs) to 4,483 most vulnerable IDPs including 1,175 at Nog-lima, 1,262 at Ngisa 2,046 at the Episcopal Church (ECS) of Sudan premises outside ...
Globally, unsafe water, poor sanitation and hygiene cause around 842,000 deaths each year. By 2050, close to 70 per cent of the world's population will live in urban cities, compared to 50 per cent today. Currently, most cities in ... In Sudan, only 68 ...
South Sudan/Ngop: Famine was declared in South Sudan in February. Over 100,000 people have been affected so far. A million more ... Jalab lives in Ngop, in northern South Sudan. It is a village next to an area recently declared as in famine by the ...
The EG Ronda will conclude at the Africa Oil & Power 2017 conference in Cape Town, South Africa where South Sudanese President Salva Kiir will deliver a keynote address and the ministers of both nations will meet investors and promote their oil and gas ...
In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
Abuk Garang lives in a village on the outskirts of Aweil town, in northwest South Sudan. Every day, she walks about four kilometres to fetch water at this well.
Kurmuk - Dindiro in Kurmuk locality in Blue Nile state faces serious water shortages that have affected more than 11,000 people, including displaced people.
Vatican CITY (CNS) -- Some 5 million people in South Sudan -- half of its total population -- are on the brink of starvation and a quarter of a million children are already severely malnourished, a representative from the U.S.
Dongola / Khartoum - People from the Northern state carried out protests to demand the delivery of hydroelectricity to villages in Dalgo locality and an investigation into the funds' committee on Monday. Sudanese Nubians and their supporters held the ...
President Omar al-Bashir's government likes to keep a tight rein over Sudan's media and cultural institutions, with state-endorsed competitions and publications trying to replace a once-thriving poetry scene.
March 20, 2017 (Juba) - An Antonov AN-26 commercial aircraft on Monday crashed in South Sudan's Wau town, primarily reports indicate there are no human causalities only several people injured.
March 21, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan and Equatorial Guinea announced an historic partnership today in Juba, setting out the terms for a strong bilateral relationship between the African oil and gas producers.
Hyderabad: South Sudan rebels ambushed a vehicle carrying a Pakistani petroleum engineer and three others, and kidnapped them as they were travelling to Ghumry oilfield, 50kms from Palooch.
In 1987, when John Dau was 13 years old, his village in South Sudan was attacked by government troops who burned it down, shooting the men and raping the women.
One day earlier a medevac helicopter dropped Nyakosti in Maiwut, South Sudan, where an ICRC surgical team is stationed. ... In between villages the enemy saw us," she said. ... The village of Maiwut lies nestled in the southeast corner of South Sudan ...
March 20, 2017 (Juba) - An Antonov AN-26 commercial aircraft on Monday crashed in South Sudan's Wau town, primarily reports indicate there are no human causalities only several people injured.
The area is the only location in South Sudan currently estimated to be in a drought situation. At the time of the assessment, all water points in the counties were being shared by humans and livestock, while many schools in rural villages were closed ...
March 18, 2017 (Juba)- The South Sudanese government has protested to a confidential report by a panel of experts who were appointed by the United Nations on findings accusing the government of buying weapons while the country was experiencing a ...
March 18, 2017 (Addis Ababa) - The number of South Sudan refugees fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia has seen a surge since the beginning of March, the UN ...
Sudan: Inter-Agency Operational Update: South Sudanese refugee response, 1-28 February 2017. Report. from UN High ... Nearly 25,000 South Sudanese refugees arrived in Sudan in February, for a total of over 35,000 refugees arriving so far in 2017. It is ...
Mosul, Iraq - Iraqi forces said on Friday, March 17, they had seized ground inside Mosul's Old City, a district expected to see some of the fiercest clashes in the battle for the jihadist stronghold.
March 18, 2017 (Juba)- The South Sudanese government has protested to a confidential report by a panel of experts who were appointed by the United Nations on findings accusing the government of buying weapons while the country was experiencing a ...
"They told me on January 17 that my daughter Aya had been killed in fighting in Sirte," he said. Isbabygirl 703x422. Sudanese businessman Alithi Yousef and his wife Manal Fadlallah, holding their four-month-old grand-daughter Lojien, speak with AFP ...
That might be walking from his home village in South Sudan, to Ethiopia, when he was 11 years old. Or it might be ... A member of the Dinka tribe in South Sudan, Alaak grew up in the village of Kongor with two parents and three younger brothers. This ...
South Sudan's government is spending at least half its budget on security and weapons while 100,000 people are dying of starvation as a result of famine caused mainly by an upsurge in government military operations, U.N.
Victims of the civil war in South Sudan are staying alive with precious food dropped from airplanes thanks to the UN's World Food Programme (WFP).
Six years ago, while I was working in the small South Sudanese town of Wunrok, I had the opportunity to speak with two of Sudan's 'Lost Boys'. In the late 1980s, these boys, along with 20,000 more, had been forced to flee their homeland unaccompanied ...
In recent weeks, fighting in the Greater Upper Nile region has left the town of Wau Shilluk deserted and thousands of vulnerable people who fled the violence are now in urgent need of humanitarian assistance.
An inter-agency mission to Belle Elsereif village in East Jebel Marra locality, South Darfur, took place from 19 to 21 February to assess humanitarian needs in the area.
Melinda Henneberger The Kansas City Star. i. Halima Muzammil (right) fled her home in Kajo-Keji, South Sudan, with only her clothes and her children after watching her husband shot and killed by government soldiers in a country that the U.N.
(Updates after comments critical of African Union) By Tom MilesGENEVA, March 14 (Reuters) - The African Union is making itself complicit in South Sudan's bloodshed by failing to set up a court to try atrocities, members of a U.N. human rights ...
Can you imagine 272,000 refugees of another faith moving in just down the road in your previously tiny village over the last seven months?
March 14, 2017(YAMBIO) - Authorities in Gbudue, one of South Sudan's newly created states have confirmed the death of a commercial cyclist kidnapped on Monday.
... site in Padeah, South Sudan. South Sudanese who fled famine and fighting in Leer county emerged from South Sudan's swamps after months in hiding to receive food aid being distributed by the World Food Program. ... rebels in South Sudan have ...
Cholera outbreak in South Sudan has reached Malakal town, the United Nations said Friday, while the number of cases countrywide has reached 5,574.
Panelists from the Ebony Centre for Strategic Studies, the Sudd Institute, the government of South Sudan, the University of Juba, and WFP's Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping (VAM) unit presented their perspectives on food security and hunger in South ...
The devaluation of Sudan's currency and the on-going military operations in Iraq have been blamed for the 11 per cent decrease in net profits of the Middle East telecommunication giant Zain, according to the company's chairman Asaad Al-Banwan.
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, arrived yesterday in the Sudanese city of El Obeid for a field visit to the projects of Silatech foundation and education Above All Foundation in the city. She was welcomed ...
As tens of thousands of people in South Sudan starve to death amid a raging civil war, the government seems to be fanning the flames instead of trying to douse the fire.






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