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  1. South Sudan: Thousands risk starvation amid Nile blockadeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Thousands of civilians in South Sudan's Upper Nile state face starvation after the government blocked aid groups from using the Nile River to deliver relief food, aid agencies said Friday. The Nile is a transportation lifeline in a country with few all-weather roads or airstrips, but it currently forms the frontline in Upper Nile between rebel forces on the west side and government forces on the east.

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  2. SABMiller May Close South Sudan UnitRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. SABMiller Plc may be forced to halt operations in South Sudan unless it's able to access foreign currency and fuel needed to run the business.

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  3. Juba claims rebel consultation may not take place over infightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese government claimed on Saturday that reports of infighting within the ranks and files of the armed opposition leadership allied to the former vice president, Riek Machar, may not permit the conduct of consultative conference over recent peace proposal by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , scheduled to take place in Pagak. The area is a rebel held territory inside South Sudan at the border with neighbouring Ethiopia.

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  4. An elephant that was killed by poachers with a poison arrow three...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    A hopeful myth persists in this region that "wildlife refugees"-fauna in flight from war-ravaged habitats-will return one day when the conflict is over. Would that it were so.

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  5. S. Sudan army chief rejects IGAD power-sharing proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese army chief of staff, Paul Malong Awan has expressed disapproval of the content of the recent Intergovernmental Authority on Development proposal to end over 19 months of conflict in the young nation. South Sudanese army chief Gen.

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  6. South Sudan downplays global pressure to reach peace with rebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's president Salva Kiir has downplayed possibility of a peace agreement soon with the armed opposition faction led by his former deputy, Riek Machar, criticizing the compromise proposal from IGAD-Plus as a designed document to perpetuate the war in the oil rich Upper Nile region.

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  7. Local administer killed in South Sudan's Lakes stateRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese authorities in the country's central state of Lakes have confirmed on Friday that a senior payam [sub-district] administrator was killed by an unknown gunman in Yirol East county, east of the state capital, Rumbek. A senior officer from the state police's Criminal Investigation Department told Sudan Tribune that that Gabriel Makou Mayek, administrator of Pagarou payam was shot dead by the assailant after his attempts to convince the youth to return hundreds of heads of cattle they recently looted during clashes between rival sections of the Dinka ethnic group inhabiting the state.

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  8. US 'out of patience' with South Sudan's warring factions: envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The United States special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan, Donald Booth said his country had run of patience over delays by South Sudan's warring factions to resolve the ongoin conflict that has killed tens of thousands of people. "The patience of my country, of the region and of the other international partners has run out," Booth told reporters Thursday.

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  9. W. Equatoria suspends observing martyrs' day after gunman shot dead civiliansRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in Western Equatoria state in South Sudan have announced a decision suspending preparations marking annual commemoration of martyrs' day after a gunman shot dead at least two civilians on Wednesday in the state capital, Yambio, causing panic among the local population. It was not clear what prompted the tragic shooting although authorities and military sources gave conflicting accounts of the events preceding the incident, with state officials claiming it could be retaliation for an attack in which three government soldiers were killed in Birisi, an area outside the state capital, Yambio.

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  10. South Sudan's rebel commissioner of Panyijiar county of Unity state fires back on rivalRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's rebel appointed commissioner of Panyijiar county in the oil-rich Unity state under the leadership of former vice president, Riek Machar, has fired back on his rival pro-government official for calling the opposition fighters as "terrorists", saying they were defending the rights and lives of the people from the "genocidal" government of president Salva Kiir. Colonel John Tap Puot, a rebel commissioner whose forces control Panyijiar county, in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday accused the pro-government commissioner, William Nyuon Joak, of selling his soul to the regime that killed his family members just for the sake of personal survival.

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  11. South Sudanese president queries IGAD's peace proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir said on Thursday that he would not sign the Intergovernmental Authority on Development peace proposal with the rebels meant to end the 19-month long conflict in the young nation. President Salva Kiir, , accompanied by army chief of staff Paul Malong Awan, , waves during an independence day ceremony in the capital Juba, on July 9, 2015 Speaking to thousands of supporters on Martyrs' Day in Juba, Kiir said the proposal to give opposition three states of Upper Nile, Unity and Jonglei where the country's oilfields are located would means giving away the nation's wealth.

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  12. South Sudan's rebels receive from AU copy of report on atrocitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese armed opposition faction of the country's governing Sudan People's Liberation Movement led by former vice-president, Riek Machar, said it had finally received from the African Union the copy of the long awaited report on crimes committed by warring parties in the region since the outbreak of violence in the national capital, Juba, on 15 December 2013. Riek Machar sits in his field office in a rebel controlled territory in Jonglei State February 1, 2014.

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  13. .com | US envoy tired of South Sudan warringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | News24

    The US special envoy to South Sudan said on Thursday that patience has run out over the country's civil war, pressing the message that the warring parties were running out of time to strike a deal and stop fighting. Regional mediators, backed by US President Barack Obama during his recent visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, have given South Sudan's rivals until August 17 to stop the 19-month-old civil war.

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  14. South Sudan soldiers accused of stealing relief foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | SFGate

    In this photo taken on Saturday, July 25, 2015, James Gatmai Yoah, in Dablual, South Sudan, who has been living on leaves to survive. His home was burned in a previous attack.

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  15. Get your act togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Economist

    ON HIS recent foray into east Africa, Barack Obama did not pull his punches. While applauding the "extraordinary progress" of Africa in general, he told its leaders to cut out "the cancer of corruption".

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  16. It's time to act to stop South Sudan's sad unravelingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | The Washington Post

    THE SPECTACLE of failure in South Sudan is saddening. A nation that was brought to independence with the enthusiastic support of the United States, ending a long civil war, is now being torn apart by its own leaders.

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  17. In memoirs of Dr John Garang de MabiorRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The event of commemorating this day, as a memorial day of our martyrs since 1955 to 2005 was because of the Late Dr John Garang de Mabior. He died in a helicopter plane crashed on the 30th July 2005.

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  18. South Sudan's SPLM forms committees to study IGAD peace proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan's ruling SPLM party has formed three committees to study a peace proposal document released last week by mediators of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development to end the 19-month long civil war in the country. In a meeting chaired by president Salva Kiir on Wednesday, the SPLM officials in the executive and legislative organs gave the committees 48-hours to report their findings to a plenary.

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  19. Juba upset after being excluded from Obama-IGAD meeting on S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The South Sudanese government Tuesday expressed its dissatisfaction for not being invited to participate in a meeting with the American president Barak Obama on the 19-month conflict in the new African nation. U.S. President Barack Obama holds a meeting on South Sudan with IGAD leaders at his hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia July 27, 2015.

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  20. With clean seed and good roads, Kigezi farmers smile to the marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Daily Monitor

    Potato farmers in Kigezi region can afford a smile on their faces as the demand for potatoes in Uganda and neighbouring countries is grows, thanks to emerging consumer trends which favour potato-based fast-foods and snacks. In many urban areas, potato fries or chips are replacing traditional foods like bananas, especially among the youth.

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