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Inner City Press: Okay. At Friday at 6 p.m. in New York in UN Headquarters… they've disclosed child rape, alleged child rape, by a Nepali peacekeeper in South Sudan, as well as in MONUSCO [United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo], more South ... Sudan
WAU, South Sudan - In a land where traditionally you'd look for a steeple and a cross to identify a church, today in South Sudan you're just as likely to find a ... As the priest in Riimenze, a once-sleepy village near the border with Congo, he's also the de facto mayor of 7,030 displaced people - he knows ... war

Kamal Abdul Marouf Al Mahi said in a statement carried by the official Sudanese news agency his country was proud of its forces' role in Yemen, and was ... for their victories in the northern Hajja province, where they took part in a military operation that pushed Al Houthis from the Red Sea city of Medi.
KEY HIGHLIGHTS & RECOMMENDATIONS. Although the community was massively displaced to Aburoc and Sudan in April 2017, following the intensified fighting in March to April1 leaving the Kodok town empty, return movements have now been observed. The overall food security, nutrition, ...
Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according to a BBC investigation. ... Arous tourist village, located on Sudan's east coast, consisted of 15 bungalows, a kitchen, and dining room that opened out to a beach and the Red Sea.
Kher is one of the so-called Lost Boys of Sudan, some 20,000 Sudanese children who escaped when their villages were attacked during the 1980's civil war ... When Kher's South Sudanese village was attacked and burned in the early 1980's, he was separated from his parents, who he never saw again.

Everyone and everything is a target in South Sudan's civil war, as attacks against health facilities and aid workers increase, a new report says. ... In one attack in July, six armed men broke into the Doctors Without Borders compound in the town of Pibor, threatening humanitarians, stealing phones ... Sudan workers
Unidentified gunmen killed four returnees and wounded six others in an attack by unknown gunmen on the village of Jamra in South Darfur's Katila on ... In February, Sudan's President Omar Al Bashir instructed the acceleration of the voluntary repatriation of Sudanese refugees in Chad and the return ...
The town's only public hospital predates Sudan's independence in 1956 and many among Suakin's 50,000 residents complain that Suakin has been deliberately neglected for decades by central governments in Khartoum, which have favoured investment in Port Sudan, the capital of Red Sea State 50 ...
Across South Sudan, local communities are mobilizing themselves to provide universal education, suspend child marriage, enact gun control and develop businesses. In one of South Sudan's largest cities, Rumbek, local residents, churches, and NGOs are working with the Rumbek and Lakes government ...
For the past month, graders, excavators, dump trucks and other heavy machinery have been humming and whirring throughout Torit in eastern South Sudan. They have been doing so with a purpose: to rehabilitate the town's main road, as part of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan's concerted, ...
Artala — The Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) has strongly condemned attacks by Sudanese government forces on the inhabitants of Artala village in Central Darfur. A statement issued by the Revolutionary Front said that the tribal militias of the government and its security services gathered the residents ...
The South Sudanese government, believed responsible for firing the fatal shot, labeled him a “white rebel” and threatened other journalists who traveled ... Three days later, he and Gabriel boarded a night bus bound for the northern Ugandan town of Yumbe, just 20 miles from the border with South Sudan.
A medical volunteer reported to Radio Dabanga that one of the patients in the isolation unit of Kuweila village died on Saturday. The medical units set-up in the villages of Kuweila, Mara, and Korifal in eastern Nierteti received 36 new cases the same day, bringing the total number of patients to 77.
El Kurmuk / El Damazin — On Tuesday, 103 students sat for the basic school examination in El Kurmuk, a town on the border of Sudan's Blue Nile state ... In addition to two mobile clinics that serve about 15 villages Unicef-in coordination with SMoH-plans to train 100 healthcare providers and community ...
UNITED NATIONS, March 7 – After UN Police in South Sudan allegedly sexually exploited those they were supposed to protect in Wau, Inner City Press went to the UN Security Council stakeout on February 27 to find out if the report will be made public. (Then on March 7 it asked the UN about reports that pro-Kiir militias ...
On March 6, the U.S. Government (USG) announced an additional $184 million in humanitarian assistance for the South Sudan response, including $145 million for interventions in South Sudan and nearly $39 million for life-saving assistance to South Sudanese refugees in neighboring countries. The new ...

Sudan's ambassador to Egypt has returned to Cairo more than two months after he was recalled by his government for consultations, a move that signaled deteriorating relations at the time. The return of Abdel-Mahmoud Abdel-Halim, who flew back to Cairo late on Monday, follows a January meeting ...
Hundreds of women who had recently returned to their villages sat on rocks at the bottom of the mountain as the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) made hundreds of piles of essential household items to be distributed to returnees and ...
Polish Humanitarian Action's mission in South Sudan has reported great improvements in all the projects' activities in recent interventions across the country. The mission has contributed towards livelihoods improvement for 106,200 beneficiaries within the last two months throughout December 2017 and ...
In the catalog of horrors afflicting the world's most hellish places, South Sudan can check about every bloodied box. More than four years of civil warfare has left tens of thousands dead, two million displaced, half the population at threat of starvation without aid and a trail of atrocities — genocide, child ...
Tuesday March 6 2018. Torit town, South Sudan, Imotong State. The children were killed near Torit town in South Sudan's Imotong State. PHOTO | GOOGLE MAPS ...
The archaeological site of Sedeinga is located in Sudan, a hundred kilometers to the north of the third cataract of the Nile, on the river's western shore. ... the sister of two grand priests of Amon, and one of her sons held the position of governor of Faras, a large city bordering the second cataract of the Nile.
Three members of the Rapid Support Forces, Sudan's main militia, intercepted Abdallah Mousa in Tur in Nierteti locality on Saturday. "Abdallah was on his way ... "Three militiamen of the Border Guards ambushed Mousa Abdelkarim while he was returning to his village after collecting firewood," he said.
After UN Police in South Sudan allegedly sexually exploited those they were supposed to protect in Wau, Inner City Press went to the UN Security Council .... I'd asked you whether UNMISS (United Nations Mission in South Sudan)… what they believe… what they think about this takeover of the town by Salva… you know, ...
South Sudan's state-owned oil company has been "captured by predatory elites" and is being used to fund the country's civil war, including a ... More than $80 million was paid to South Sudanese politicians, military officials, government agencies, and companies owned by politicians and members of their ...
A medical volunteer informed Radio Dabanga from Nierteti town that the isolation ward of the Nierteti Hospital admitted one new patient on Friday, bringing the total number of people currently being treated in the ward to five. The isolation unit in Kuweila village, east of Nierteti, is now treating 21 patients ...
These are survivors of South Sudan's latest round of butchery, now living in Bidi Bidi in northern Uganda, the world's largest official refugee camp, home to 287,480 of those who fled the fighting. A year and a half ago this massive settlement was empty bushland. Now it has a population greater than that of ...
Also on Wednesday the medical isolation centre at Korifal village in western Jebel Marra (Nierteti locality) received three new cases, bringing the number to ... He explained in press statements after his visit to Nierteti that the spread of health teams in the villages and cities of the state has contributed to the ...
After a year in Turkey, a Sudanese university student is now offering local children in his village free Turkish lessons on weekends. Halid Osman, a student at Khartoum's University of the Holy Qur'an and Islamic Sciences, returned home from a year studying in Turkey and decided to give lessons to children ...
MIDDELBURG, Netherlands — A bishop in South Sudan has won an award that recognizes the peace village he founded as the visible embodiment of his ... In 2016, Taban told the Jieng Council of Elders in Juba that, for lasting peace to be achieved, South Sudanese needed to learn 20 words and eight ...
Arous was an idyllic holiday resort in the Sudanese desert, on the shores of the Red Sea. But this glamorous destination was a ... Israeli agents with a secret mission. "Arous on the Red Sea, a wonderful world apart," the glossy brochure says, pronouncing it "the diving and desert recreation centre of Sudan".
Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according to a BBC investigation. ... Arous tourist village, located on the Sudan's east coast, consisted of 15 bungalows, a kitchen, and dining room that opened out to a beach and the ...
A senior newspaper editor and his reporter in Sudan are serving a one-month jail term over an article about land grabbing after they refused to pay a fine ... The case began when they were sued by a government worker over the publication which reported how state officials parceled out land in the city of ...
Some of the hundreds of thousands of refugees who escaped fierce fighting in the town of Pagak, a former rebel stronghold, to Ethiopia have returned to their homes, after the government recaptured the land. Government officials are urging all the refugees to return to the town, but many say life is not the ...
The village, whose name is Karmakol, turns out to be the birthplace of Altayib Salih, one of Sudan's most celebrated writers. .... As we left the city the random urbanism of the capital gradually disappeared, to be replaced by desert and those villages that make you wonder if the few people that live there ...
In the past two months, these western suburbs of Melbourne have found themselves under intense scrutiny after a spate of crimes, many of them attributed to African-Australian teens – particularly from war-torn South Sudan. The issue was already high on the political and media agenda in Victoria, but ...
According to the report, issued by the Commission of Human Rights on South Sudan, fighters “are deliberately targeting civilians on the basis of their ethnic identity” and their crimes include “killings, abductions, rape, and sexual violence, as well as the destruction of villages and looting.” These acts ...
Activists say Sudanese authorities have released dozens of people arrested for taking part in last month's protests against rising bread prices. Two protesters, Imtenan Ali el-Radi and Amal Habany, say they were released Tuesday from Kober prison, north of the capital, Khartoum. They say several families ...
The village, whose name is Karmakol, turns out to be the birthplace of Altayib Salih, one of Sudan's most celebrated writers. ... As we left the city the random urbanism of the capital gradually disappeared, to be replaced by desert and those villages that make you wonder if the few people that live there know ...
The United Nations mission in South Sudan says it has recalled a 46-member peacekeeping police unit after some members allegedly paid local women living in a protection camp for sex. A U.N. statement says the Ghanaian policemen have been recalled from Wau to the capital, Juba. The U.N. chief in ...
People visit the exhibition "Haneen, a Collective Work of Lebanese and Syrian Artists on the Impact of War on Childhood," in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, on February 20th, 2018. The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) launched the exhibition, which underlines how children experience war ...
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis' call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in war-torn countries like South Sudan and Congo is also a reminder for world leaders to protect their countrymen from violence and injustice, a Vatican official said. In an article for L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican ...
The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears. She had tried to defend her 17-year-old daughter from being raped by more than a dozen soldiers and didn't ...
In mid-January, protests broke out across Sudan - from the capital Khartoum to the western city of al-Junaynah to the eastern town of Sannar. ... Members of the Sudanese Communist Party - including its leader Mohammed Mukhtar el-Khatib - remain in prison as do the members of the Sudanese Congress ...
Port Sudan — A sitting of joint talks between Government of the Red Sea State and the visiting Turkish delegation led by Turkish Deputy Prime Minister , Hakan Cavusoglu was held , Wednesday in Port Sudan city. The talks reviewed horizons of cooperation and coordination to implement projects adopted ...
Khartoum — The Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman has given directive to expedite provision of services to villages and areas of voluntary return in Darfur States. Chairing meeting of Committee of Voluntary Return in Darfur in the Republican Palace, Tuesday , the ...
In the book Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino, the character Marco Polo conjures up ethereal portraits of 55 cities that could only exist in the imagination. The city of Octavia quivers ... If Wakanda were a real nation, it would border Uganda, Kenya, South Sudan, and Ethiopia. This precise spot is called the Ilemi ...
February 21, 2018 (KHARTOUM) Sudan's Vice-President Hassabo Abdel-Rahman said large numbers of refugees and internally displaced Persons (IDPs) have returned to their areas of origin following the improvement of security situation in Darfur. Abdel-Rahman, who chaired a meeting of the Darfur ...
In humanitarian crises like South Sudan's protracted conflict, people with physical disabilities struggle to escape when their villages are attacked. ... There are few people with physical disabilities like in Yiko in the village of Mangala Payam, but the young woman is determined not to let peoples' reactions ...


 

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