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(Nairobi) - South Sudanese armed forces and armed opposition groups continue to recruit child soldiers and force them into the conflict, despite numerous commitments to stop, Human Rights Watch said today. The United Nations, the African Union (AU), the regional Intergovernmental Authority on ...
Deng, who referred to Kiir as a friend, expressed concerns over the political divide in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region, and urged the South Sudanese leader to resolve his differences with Gen. Malong. "(…) I still strongly believe that unity of Bahr el Ghazal within the SPLM and in the country is paramount.
"Communication is the engine that will allow them to move quickly in church projects," he said. The two-day training event was attended by 36 participants drawn from the three fields making up the South Sudan Attached Territory church region. Those areas are greater Bahr el Ghazal, Greater Equatoria, ...
The WFP South Sudan Interim Country Strategic Plan for 2018 to 2020 was approved by the WFP Executive Board in November 2017, to take effect on 1 ... Sudan opened up in late November allowing WFP to augment its food delivery requirement to assist people in Greater northern Bahr el Ghazal region.
... 252 incidents of grave violations affecting an estimated 4,385 South Sudanese children were documented through the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM). The conflict has escalated severely, affecting the greater Equatoria and Upper Nile regions as well as Western Bahr el Ghazal resulting in ...

Places like Greater Equatoria, Aweil in Bahr el Ghazal and the Upper Nile region, which are generally peaceful, have suffered rocketing food prices, because it's impossible to import or trade when surrounded by war, but also because of the drought. Whether suffering from drought or active conflict, extreme ...
MPs From Northern Bahr-el-Ghazal Region Condemn Malong's Rebellious Acts ... They said they will "communicate to the people of South Sudan in general and people of the former northern Bahr-el-Ghazal state in particular to remain calm and be in touch with their representatives at the national level."
A range of human rights abuses took place during fighting in the former states of Upper Nile, Jonglei, Western Bahr el Ghazal, and in the Equatorias. ... South Sudanese authorities have denied knowledge of their fate, but credible sources told Human Rights Watch the men were detained in South Sudan.
Following the formation of Sudan African National Union (SANU) in 1962, with Joseph Oduho as the President, William Deng Nhial as Secretary of External Affairs and Fr. Saturnino Lohure as Patron, the political ... The Southern region of Sudan had 3 provinces (Equatoria, Upper Nile and Bahr el Ghazal).
According to Payton Knopf of the United States Institute of Peace, there are currently five civil wars unfolding within South Sudan's broader conflict: (1) a war of resistance against President Kiir's regime in Juba by the population of the surrounding Greater Equatoria region; (2) a land contest between the ...
The government spokesperson blamed the armed opposition forces for having been responsible for violations in a number of places in the country, pointing to recent developments in Equatoria region, Bahr el Ghazal region specifically the incident in which humanitarian workers were abducted and ...
December 29, 2017 (AWEIL)- A South Sudanese senior military official has pledged to undertake his duties, especially amidst turbulent conditions and the ... The former rebel commander has been appointed this week as a commander of the SPLA third infantry division in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region.
December 27, 2017 (AWEIL) - Chief of defence of forces of South Sudanese army Wednesday has pledged to implement the ceasefire agreement, urging the international community to restrain rebel forces ... Whether in Equatoria, in Upper Nile and here in Bahr el Ghazal, there are no rebels and you know.
Juba South Sudan (Xinhua) -- The United Nations humanitarian agency on Wednesday welcomed news of the safe return of the six aid workers who went missing days ago in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal region. The six aid workers, including one international and five locals, were traveling on ...
November 23, 2017 (WAU) - The governor of South Sudan's Tonj state, Akech Tong Aleu said the ongoing disarmament process in Greater Bahr el Ghazal region faces logistical challenges, including mobility, food and other motivational needs. Tong, who chairs the Greater Bahr el Ghazal state of ...
WHO and partners respond to flood crises in the former Northern Bahr el Ghazal and Upper Nile States of South Sudan ... up the emergency response in the flood affected areas of Aweil West and Aweil North Counties of former Norther Bahr el Ghazal State, and Maban County of former Upper Nile State.

Standing at an ethnic and linguistic crossroads in the Western Bahr el Ghazal region, Wau town has been the site of large conflict-related displacements since September 2016. The main displacement site, the Wau Protection of Civilians Adjacent Area to the Wau UNMISS base (PoC AA), currently hosts ...
2017 was took a heavy toll on South Sudan -- the year started with famine being declared in two counties in Unity state, and 40% of the country was in urgent ... We are working in Unity state, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, and Juba, providing clean water and toilets, treating malnutrition in 10,000 mothers and ...
Amid Fresh Fighting in South Sudan, Peacekeeping Chief Urges Security Council to Demand Change of Course by Leaders, Those Fomenting Violence .... the 32 states and renegotiate a new power-sharing arrangement based on that number; and lastly, reverting to the three regions of Bahr El Ghazal, ...
With threat of famine looming for 2018, WHO helps worst cases of malnutrition in children in South Sudan ... over 50 severe acute malnutrition (SAM) kits to counties with high rates of Global Acute malnutrition (GAM) in the Greater Equatoria Regions, Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Western Bahr el Ghazal, Unity, ...
UNICEF and partners are in preparation to re/establish static or semi-static partnerships in locations where possible in greater Baggari region to ... to the current integrated scale-up strategies in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, southern Unity, Jonglei and Greater Equatoria, while maintaining preparedness to ...
Haley seems to understand the gravity of the situation in our country, as well as in the region, where millions of South Sudanese have fled as refugees. ... of the internal province of Northern Bahr El Ghazal, and John Jok Chol is bishop of the diocese of Akobo, both of the Episcopal Church of South Sudan.
Local authorities have joined forces with the United Nations in the Bahr el Ghazal region to combat violence against women during a 16-day ... in government decision-making positions or as traditional leaders to protect women and girls in our societies so that we achieve a better South Sudan that is free ...
Juba, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- The UN World Food Program (WFP) said Wednesday it plans to feed 1.7 million people in South Sudan in the next ten months after identifying a new route in northwestern city of Aweil in Bahr El-Ghazal region. WFP said some 19 WFP-contracted trucks loaded with 500 tonnes of ...
November 23, 2017 (WAU) - The governor of South Sudan's Tonj state, ... Tong, who chairs the Greater Bahr el Ghazal state of emergency ...
November 22, 2017 (Nairobi) - The Sudanese embassy in Nairobi has ... requests to go to his home village in Northern Bahr el Ghazal region.
Tarikh Tana Radio Series About the S. Sudan National Archives Part 2: The Gospel .... Little happened before the second Sudanese civil war started. ... Some regional files are missing, like those of Western Bahr el- Ghazal.
South Sudan denies using food supplies as a 'weapon of war' ... humanitarian access in the restive northern Wau and Bahr El Ghazal regions.
Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya: Regional Migration, Displacement ... trends affecting South Sudanese populations across their border. ... REACH will focus on understanding cross-border migration in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, ...
President Kiir Extends Bahr el Ghazal Region's State Of Emergency ... of humanitarian organizations across South Sudan after reports that aid ...
UN monitors accuse South Sudan army of blocking humanitarian assistance ... the South Sudanese government of preventing humanitarian assistance to ... in the war-affected areas located in Western Bahr el-Ghazal region, ...
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 5, 2017 file photo, Adel Bol, 20, cradles her 10-month-old daughter Akir Mayen at a food distribution site in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. In war-torn South Sudan 1.25 million people are facing starvation, double the number from the same ...
... in Malualkuel, in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region of South Sudan. ... hunger with 25,000 South Sudanese in humanitarian catastrophe in ...
South Sudan's Kiir washes his hands of support to Sudanese rebel ... of the State Northern Bahr el Ghazal region and the Rizeigat tribe of ...
November 1, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudanese authorities have ... The issue of Abyei, a contested oil-producing region claimed by both Sudan and South ... simultaneously part of South Kurdufan and Northern Bahr el Ghazal ...
A Sudanese man carries a bed past South Sudan People's ... areas in the Greater Equatoria and Greater Bahr-El-Ghazal regions of the country.
... of Life sciences- Norway, University of Bahr-El-Ghazal- South Sudan, ... as well as challenges brought by infectious diseases in the region.
South Sudan is considered as one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in the world. ... materials of traditional Sudanese music housed in the Folklore and ... Then, in each region, they held festivals where neighbouring tribes ... Eastern Equatorial, Western Bahr el Ghazal and Western Equatorial ...
After more than three years of civil conflict, South Sudan remains one of the ... in the Greater Bahr el Ghazal region and the Greater Equatoria region, ... and another 1.9 million South Sudanese remain internally displaced.
18 October 2017 - Since conflict broke out in South Sudan in 2013, the United Nations ... Western Equatoria and sought refuge in Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal.
South Sudan Emergency Livelihood Response Programme ... September in Northern Bahr el Ghazal (16 camps in the region), Lakes (four ...
Every South Sudanese born before December 2013 knew what ... With this chaotic situation, fighting intensified into Equatoria, Bahr el Ghazal and Upper Nile. ... are the real obstacles to peace in South Sudan other than Riak Machar. 1. ... conspired with the US and the Regional Leaders to exile Machar in ...
September 30, 2017 (Juba) - South Sudan human right Society for ... areas in Equatoria, Upper Nile, and Western Bahr el Ghazal. But a sizable number of South Sudanese faith-based leaders, women groups and youth leaders, he added, currently reside in Gambella region and other urban areas.
... and cattle farmers in the Bahr El-Ghazal region to learn to how to better ... forum organized by the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.
Rainfall was above average during September over much of Sudan, ... of floods and mudslides over Mt. Elgon region in eastern Uganda, ... and the green harvest is available in Greater Bahr el Ghazal and Greater Upper Nile.
These tribal chiefs, who claim supremacy over South Sudanese tribes, have ... Nimeiri went on to divide Southern Sudan into three regions and unilaterally .... from Greater Bahr el Ghazal region known as the Mathiang Anyor, ...
S. Sudan's Kiir decries war effect on development projects ... engineering unit to construct the road the links Juba to Bahr el Ghazal region. ... The South Sudanese leader said he regretted the suffering nearly four years of civil ...
The camp in the Western Bahr El Ghazal region is the most congested in South Sudan with 39,000 internally displaced people sheltering on ...
To celebrate the International Day of peace, South Sudanese students ... Dance troupes from South Sudan's Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile and ...


 

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