Category Archives: South Sudan

South Sudan conflict: African Union approves regional force

By BBC Africa   Image copyright AFP Image captionAU troops will have a more robust mandate than the 12,000-strong UN force South Sudan st [...]

Machar appointed South Sudan’s Vice President

By Simon Alison South Sudan rebels welcome surprise move to reappoint leader as vice president.Decree gets cautious approval but analysts fe [...]

Aid worker raped in South Sudan refuses to leave

Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. Photograph: Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reu [...]

South Sudan – Greece

Nakout’s Great Escape Having survived life as a sex slave, a daring escape from her captors and a gruelling journey across land and sea, N [...]

Carter Centre covers sexual violence cases against staff in South Sudan

By Anna Leach and Sandra Laville Like other victims, Sarah Pierce – who was assaulted by a fellow aid worker in South Sudan – says [...]

South Sudan conflict: Army ‘raped and torched girls

  By Staff Reporter More than 40% of South Sudan‘s population is in need of food aid South Sudan strife South Sudan’s unhap [...]

Elusive asylum: African migrants in Israel

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPxv4Aff3IA By Staff Reporter THE OBSERVERS DIRECT  24 journalists meet eyewitnesses (Observers) to discuss [...]

Many South Sudan boys ‘kidnapped to be child soldiers’

By Staff Reporter The UN believes 12,000 children were used as child soldiers across South Sudan last year Hundreds of boys in South Sudan h [...]

South Sudan gunmen kidnap 89 boys

By Staff Reporter South Sudan gunmen kidnap at least 89 boys from village near Malakal Unicef estimates that at least 12,000 children have b [...]

Valerie Amos calls for arms embargo against South Sudan

By Staff Reporter Valerie Amos calls for arms embargo against South Sudan UN humanitarian chief supports international action during visit t [...]

War-torn South Sudan under economic attack from fall in oil price

By Staff Reporter ©AFP An oil production plant in Paloch in South Sudan’s upper Nile state War-torn South Sudan is receiving what tra [...]

South Sudan braces for more conflict as leaders fail to agree peace

By Staff Reporter Chinese construction workers are welding the final floor of the Juba’s tallest building — a $22m project with a roofto [...]

East Africa’s political borders flurring turmoil?

By Staff Reporter Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa‘s most dynamic region. How times have changed. In o [...]

South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

By Staff Reporter (Reuters) – A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampal [...]

Prominent African Leaders write to Kiir and Machar on eve of Peace Agreement

By Staff Reporter Re: A Message of Peace from Eminent African Leaders  Your Excellency President Salva Kiir, Your Excellency Dr. Riek Macha [...]

EU impose sanctions on South Sudan leaders

  By Staff Reporter The European Union on Thursday imposed travel bans and asset freezes on two South Sudanese military leaders it said [...]

South Sudan’s estimated 9,000 child soldiers

By Staff Reporter The national army has recommitted to the cause of sparing children from fighting, but it’s not totally up to them. E [...]

Sudan’s great survivor: Bashir’s 25 years in power

By Staff Reporter When Omar al-Bashir seized power in Sudan in a bloodless coup in June 1989, he was a relatively unknown army officer ̵ [...]

South Sudan ceasefire is shacky

By Staff Reporter Kiir, left, and Machar met in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Friday and agreed to halt fighting [Reuters] South Suda [...]

Kerry calls for more African troops to South Sudan

By Staff Reporter Secretary of State John Kerry took a “selfie” with workers at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday [...]

Kerry hopes to bring peace to Africa

Will focus on peace and democracy efforts in various countries Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry heads on his first major tour of sub-S [...]

Al Bashir is sponsoring Joseph Kony’s LRA-Uganda

By Staff Reporter   A senior Ugandan government official on Wednesday accused Sudan of resuming its support for the Lord’s Resist [...]

South Sudan state was abandoned at birth

By Staff Reporter Members of the White Army EVEN in a civil war that has been rife with atrocities, the scale of the massacre of civilians i [...]

South Sudan drops treason charges to promote peace

By Staff Reporter Pagan Amum was once a staunch ally of the president South Sudan strife South Sudan is withdrawing the case against four to [...]

Fighting breaks out again in South Sudan

By Staff Reporter   Fighting is reported to be taking place in Malakal‘s northern, southern and central zones South Sudan strife [...]

Ceasefire in South Sudan?

By Staff Reporter Juba, South Sudan The ceasefire was agreed on Thursday after talks in Ethiopia A ceasefire agreement has come into effect [...]

Child marriage rife in 15 African nations-UNICEF

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I was playing outside when my mother told me I would marry. My life was ruined’: Ethiopian child bride, forced i [...]

AU investigates South Sudan Human Rights abuse-Zuma

By Staff Reporter Addis Ababa *At last AU chief visits Juba *She does not plan to visit Bangui *Why is AU so paralysed? The Chairperson of t [...]

South Sudan Human Rights Abuse-UN singles out Machar

By Kelvin Mupungu Juba, South Sudan In a decision that will raise many eyebrows, United Nations has taken sides in South Sudan by apportioni [...]

The Role of Livestock Data in Rural Africa: The Tanzanian Case Study #WorldBank

Tanzania WORLD BANK Infographic: Livestock Data in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Tanzania Website: The World Bank in Africa Many fa [...]

The Nile Basin-Egypt and Ethiopia on the brink of war

Nile River Basin River Nile Basin has the potential of taking Egypt,Sudan,Ethiopia,Eritrea to war.Neighbours argue, Egypt has unfair advanta [...]
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