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“We will also ensure that all women at the civilian protection site have a truly important cooking method that limits the number of patrols required and reduces their exposure to danger while preserving our environment,” she said. Since 2013, South Sudan has been in the thick of a civil war between forces ...
A second deminer, UNMAS said in a statement, received minor injuries in the incident which took place at Melut in South Sudan's Upper Nile region on 7 March 2018. UNMAS South Sudan Programme Manager, Tim Lardner, said the mine action community in South Sudan was deeply shocked by the loss ...

A new report says South Sudan's leaders are using the country's oil wealth to fund the violence in South Sudan; the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says insecurity in the Upper Nile region has forced thousands to flee from their homes; and women leaders in Jonglei State call for ...
Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma (left) receives Captain Pius Frank Njoroge and his co-pilot Kennedy Shamalla (not in the frame) at Wilson Airport, Nairobi, on February 20, 2018. They were freed after being detained by rebels in South Sudan. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA ...
Suddenly, the UN base and protection site in the Upper Nile region of war-torn South Sudan became the target with mortar bombs landing in the ... Their efforts are crucial to improving the lives of millions of South Sudanese, suffering from the ongoing violence and the lack of access to food, shelter and ...
The oil rich region has been a battle field for several years between government forces and rebels allied to the Sudan People's Liberation Army-In ... the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade specified that the advisory applies to Kenyans living in parts of the Greater Upper Nile region, ...

The South Sudanese government, believed responsible for firing the fatal shot, labeled him a “white rebel” and threatened other journalists who traveled to ..... Originally from the northern Upper Nile region, the Nuer fighters were alien to this land, almost certainly entering Kaya for the first time in their lives.
In South Sudan's northeastern Upper Nile State medical care for people living in remote areas is practically non-existent. Years of civil war ... MSF is providing decentralised medical outreach services to some of the most isolated places in the region, like Dethok or Oriny, from our main hospitals in the State.
Sudan on Monday announced the opening of the border between its White Nile province and South Sudan's Upper Nile region. Sudan's ... South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his Sudanese counterpart, Omar Al-Bashir, met in October last year in Khartoum and agreed to expedite implementation of the ...
Sudanese Trade Minister Hatem al-Sar on Wednesday announced the resumption of cross-border commercial traffic with South Sudan following a ... to local media reports, the two countries have now resumed full border services in Sudan's White Nile Province and South Sudan's Upper Nile region.
The remote community of Gel Achel, some 100 kilometres southeast of Malakal in the Upper Nile region, stands out for all the right reasons. Here, people from a ... But first the nimble, yet robust convoy of vehicles from the UN Mission in South Sudan's (UNMISS) had to reach Gel Achel. As we do, we are ...
JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- About 700,000 people were forced to flee South Sudan in 2017 as refugees to neighboring countries due to conflict, hunger ... 70 percent of the 700,000 fled in the first half of 2017, which saw multiple military offensives in Upper Nile, Jonglei, and the Greater Equatoria region.
The governor of Akobo, a region under the control of Sudan People's Liberation Army-In Opposition (SPLA-IO) allied to Machar, told The Saturday Standard that Captain Frank ... The pilots were taking off to Juba from the Upper Nile state's Akobo county according to Wachira when the plane crashed.
The majority of them are from Upper Nile State of South Sudan on the border with Sudan. (Xinhua/Mohamed Babiker). Citing partners in the region, OCHA said security concerns were mainly fueled by fear of indiscriminate killings, ethnically motivated attacks, torture, looting and burning of homes, and ...
“The Troika has seen strong evidence of violations of the CoH by Government of South forces in Unity State and by forces associated with opposition groups, including Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLA-IO), in Unity State and the Greater Upper Nile region, as witnessed by ceasefire ...
Humanitarian partners working in Malakal PoC site in Upper Nile are stepping up response activities to address the incidence of people attempting suicide. • As part of the ... Uganda now hosts over one million South Sudanese refugees; of those more than 85 per cent are women and children. The number ...
The Troika said it saw strong evidence of violations of the ceasefire agreement by government of South Sudan forces in Unity State and by forces associated with opposition groups, including Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition, in Unity State and the Greater Upper Nile region, as witnessed ...

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).
"The Troika has seen strong evidence of violations of the CoH by Government of South forces in Unity State and by forces associated with opposition groups, including Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition (SPLA-IO), in Unity State and the Greater Upper Nile region, as witnessed by ceasefire ...
December 29, 2017 (JUBA)-The deputy spokesperson of the armed opposition allied to the former South Sudan Vice President Riek Machar, has ... He claimed the government forces are planning to launch a full-scale attack on the SPLA-IO positions of in Equatoria, Bar El Gazal and Upper Nile after the ...
James Ajonga Mawut claimed there is no presence of South Sudanese rebels in the country and said that only a handful of them was operating on the border zones with Ethiopia, Sudan, and Uganda. In response to these statements, SPLA-IO Gen. James Koang Chuol rubbished the claim saying it a ...
22 (Xinhua) -- As South Sudan's government and rebel groups signed a peace agreement on Thursday, various regional and international actors are calling for full and effective implementation of the agreement ... The majority of them are from Upper Nile State of South Sudan on the border with Sudan.
It is unclear whether the parties would observe what they have signed after reports started emerging on Friday morning of attacks on positions held by rival groups in Bahr el Ghazal, Upper Nile and Equatoria. Observers expressed fears the new deal could follow the path of the previous deal. The regional ...
Overall, South Sudanese households are facing the worst food security situation since the Food Security and Nutrition Monitoring System (FSNMS) began in 2010. More than three-fourths (76 ... Food insecurity has spread out of traditional areas of Great Upper Nile region. High food insecurity levels are ...
The world's youngest country, South Sudan has spent much of its short life mired in conflict, riven by a political face-off between President Salva Kiir and his then former Vice-President Riek Machar that erupted into full-blown war late in 2013. The site, next to the UN base in Melut in the Upper Nile region, ...
These are the words of Rita Chol, one of the candidates from the United Nations Protection of Civilians (POC) site in Malakal, who completed the South Sudan Primary Level Education National Examinations in the Upper Nile region. For the first time, the UN Mission in South Sudan's Upper Nile office ...
A new team of community leaders has been elected to the Peace and Security Council (PSC) at the Protection of Civilians site next to the United Nations base in Malakal, in the Upper Nile region of South Sudan. The team is responsible for representing the nearly 25,000 internally displaced people who've ...
Similarly, the armed opposition's deputy spokesperson, Lam Paul Gabriel said their delegation boycotted the talks mediated by mediators in protest over government offensive against their forces around Nasir town in South Sudan's Upper Nile state region. “The regime forces this morning [Monday] attacked ...
On the West Bank of the Nile in the Upper Nile region of South Sudan lies Tonga. As civilians are slowly returning to what fighting had turned ... However, the war has caused markets to collapse. Previously cheap, Sudanese commodities have become very expensive, making profits significantly smaller.
February 12, 2018 (ABUROC) - One year after fighting erupted across South Sudan´s Upper Nile region, many of those who fled the violence remain in the village of ... It is not uncommon to hear of widowed women distilling and selling the local moonshine, called Marrisa, for a few South Sudanese pounds.
A year after fighting erupted across South Sudan´s Upper Nile region, many of those who fled the violence remain around the village of Aburoc. But soon this community will face a difficult choice: stay in the area, where living conditions are harsh and getting worse or return home to their old villages where ...
Unfortunately, only the Upper Nile Basin nations signed the Entebbe Agreement, effectively turning what should have been a comprehensive regional ... rate would apply to Sudan's Roseires Dam, which is situated on the Blue Nile before it converges with the White Nile in Khartoum, and to other Sudanese ...
The Troika has seen strong evidence of violations of the CoH by Government of South Sudan forces in Unity State and by forces associated with opposition groups, including Sudan People's Liberation Movement-In Opposition, in Unity State and the Greater Upper Nile region, as witnessed by ceasefire ...
UN peacekeepers of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have rebuilt the Akoka Bridge in the Upper Nile region, making it possible for local communities ... Initiatives such as this one demonstrate the power of peacekeepers to make a real difference in the lives of South Sudanese families,” he added.
JANET ADONGO Some 2,000 residents of the township of Akoka are jubilant: Indian peacekeepers serving the United Nations Mission in South Sudan have rebuilt the bridge which connects them with the state capital Malakal. The 300-metre-long stretch of road collapsed in June last year, due to heavy ...
The strategic shift is so not much in the geopolitical position of Egypt within the region and its direct involvement with the SPLM factions, but rather it is based ... Militarily, South Sudanese opposition groups have allegedly accused Egypt of rendering logistical, technical and air support to the Sudan People's ...
December 27, 2017 (AWEIL) - Chief of defence of forces of South Sudanese army Wednesday has pledged to implement the ceasefire agreement, urging ... operate along the border with Uganda, the same thing in Upper Nile, especially in Shilluk area, they operate in the bush along the border with Sudan, ...
The project is being carried out to repair 205 km of road from Malakal to Melut, in the northern region of South Sudan, which the United Nations has ... In a media release, the Head of UNMISS' Upper Nile Field Office, Hazel Dewet, said the Malakal-Melut road was critical to the Mission's operations in the ...
These resources, as well as oil, are sold to finance military operations and enrich South Sudanese elites, the report stated. ... factions of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) than in moves by the regional bloc the Intergovernmental Authority on Development to revitalise the peace agreement.
BINTOU KEITA, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, briefing the Security Council on the Secretary-General's 30‑day report on South Sudan, said the deployment of the Intergovernmental Authority for Development (IGAD) Regional Protection Force was making good progress, with the ...
UNMISS' mandate in South Sudan is to protect civilians and build ... the regional coordinator for the Greater Upper Nile branch of the SSCC.
JUBA South Sudan (Xinhua) -- South Sudan on Monday denied that it was ... to death, especially in the Upper Nile and Equatoria regions.
Uganda, South Sudan, Kenya: Regional Migration, Displacement and Return ... and trends affecting South Sudanese populations across their border. ... on movement into Sudan and Abeyei from Upper Nile and Unity States, ...
South Sudan's civil war rages, bringing complaints of abuses ... What was once the opposition heartland, Upper Nile state, is now mostly under ... In the Equatoria region, Amnesty International found many accounts of civilians ...
October 30, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan's Ministry of Oil and Gas on ... said the first round of the Sudanese-U.S. talks on oil industry has begun, ... of oil in Sudan in the late 1970s and 1980s in greater Upper Nile Region.
The Republic of South Sudan is ensnared in tumultuous conflict that is ... they exacted their vengeance on the Dinka villages of the Upper Nile region. .... The South Sudanese yearning to be a sovereign people began long ...
JUBA (Reuters) – A South Sudanese army commander on trial for his role ... When the region of Yei in South Sudan fell into ethnic cleansing in ...
Letter dated 20 November 2017 from the Panel of Experts on South Sudan addressed to the President of the Security Council - Interim report of the ... Specifically, the Panel finds that government forces have employed tactics to intentionally depopulate parts of Upper Nile and deliberately increase food ...
"South Sudan's humanitarian partners appreciate the step that ... people starving to death, especially in the Upper Nile and Equatoria regions.
Construction has already started on a refinery in the Upper Nile region. Safinat ... The South Sudanese company says it is also considering a product pipeline to ...


 

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