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  1. South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Newsday

    Violent clashes continued between South Sudan's warring factions Saturday before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday, U.N., government and rebel officials said. There was an exchange of fire Friday night, said Joe Contreras, spokesman for the U.N. mission in South Sudan.

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  2. Ethiopia: South Sudanese celebrate peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese musicians in Ethiopia stage a concert in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa to celebrate the final peace agreement signed by the two warring factions in the world's youngest nation. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir signs a peace agreement in Juba, August 26, 2015.

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  3. Why does South Sudan matter so much to the US?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    It wasn't so much a collective sigh of relief when President Salva Kiir finally signed the peace deal this week . It was more a sense of "let's see" as the US issued a warning that it would "hold to account" any of the leaders who might stray from their public commitment.

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  4. South Sudan: Uganda to Pull Out of South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Uganda says it will honour the requirement of the latest peace agreement to withdraw its army from South Sudan territory, but on condition that the safety of its citizens is guaranteed. Chief of Defence Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala told The EastAfrican that the Uganda People's Defence Forces will comply with the directive in the agreement that all foreign forces in the war must leave South Sudan within 45 days.

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  5. Sudan: Rival Sides Cry Foul As Truce Comes Into EffectRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    South Sudan government forces and rebels have accused each other of breaking a ceasefire agreement just hours after it came into effect. James Gatdet Dak, the spokesman for the rebel leader Riek Machar, told Al Jazeera from Kenya's Nairobi on Sunday that the army was attacking rebel bases along the Nile river.

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  6. S. Sudan rebels accuse army of violating ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | New Vision

    South Sudan rebels on Sunday accused the army of violating a ceasefire, just hours after it came into effect, by bombarding their positions along the White Nile river. "A military convoy -- two barges, seven gunboats -- has been moving from Bor to Panijar.

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  7. South Sudan rebels: Clashes continue after cease-fireRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | KSWO

    An author and neurologist who explored the wonders of the human brain in books like "Awakenings" has died. Dr. Oliver Sacks was 82. Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has... A large group of researchers set out to repeat 100 experiments published by leading psychology journals to see how often they would get the same results.

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  8. South Sudanese rivals trade accusations over ceasefire violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Rival forces in South Sudan conflict have issued statements counter-accusing each other of violations of the permanent ceasefire hours after it came into effect on Saturday midnight as declared by president Salva Kiir and armed opposition leader, Riek Machar. Soldiers from the South Sudan army patrol the streets in the Upper Nile state capital, Malakal, on 21 January 2014 The spokesperson of the government forces, Colonel Phillip Aguer, issued a series of statements on Saturday evening and again on Sunday, accusing forces loyal to the former vice president, Riek Machar, to have carried out attack on positions held by forces allied to president Kiir in Malakal town.

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  9. SPLM-IO refutes claims that peace agreement removes leader's bodyguardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement said their leader, Riek Machar, who is a designated first vice president in accordance with peace deal with president Salva Kiir, will have bodyguards in the capital, Juba, contrary to what some media outlets said to the contrary. Riek Machar gestures as he speaks to rebel General Peter Gatdet Yaka in a rebel controlled territory in Jonglei on February 1, 2014.

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  10. South Sudan: Internal Dissent Over Ceasefire EmergesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Dr Riek Machar have declared a ceasefire beginning midnight of August 29. This was one of the requirement of the agreement where both parties were to declare a ceasefire within 72 hours of the signing. For Dr Machar however his breakaway generals have vowed to continue fighting both the government and the rebels on the grounds that he was simply looking for government positions.

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  11. South Sudan ceasefire takes effect after 11th hour clashesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | New Vision

    A ceasefire aimed at ending a brutal civil war in South Sudan came into effect Saturday evening hours after fresh clashes between government forces and rebels, which sparked concern for a hard-won peace deal. The truce brokered by the regional eight-nation IGAD bloc, along with the United Nations, African Union, China, Britain, Norway and the United States, came into effect at 2100 GMT .

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  12. South Sudan: Long Road to Genuine Peace in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    The peace deal signed by President Salva Kiir and his rival Dr Riek Machar to end 20 months of fighting in South Sudan is a useful first step but many challenges remain for Africa's youngest country. First is the deal itself.

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  13. Fresh fighting erupts in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Juba: South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting yesterday in the north-east despite a peace agreement to end a brutal 20-month civil war. The renewed clashes came after the pact, brokered by the regional eight-nation IGAD bloc along with the United Nations, the African Union, China, Britain, Norway and the United States, provided for a permanent ceasefire supposed to enter into force yesterday.

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  14. Peace deal 'first step' in resolving South Sudan crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scoop

    Children at a protection of civilians site in Juba, South Sudan, run by the UN Mission, perform at a special cultural event in March 2015. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine Welcoming the recent signature by President Salva Kiir, SPLM/SPLA-IO Chairman Riek Machar and others of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan, the Security Council today called on all the parties, with the help of the United Nations, to implement the accord and adhere to the permanent ceasefire.

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  15. S. Sudan's government accuses rebels of violating cease-fireRead the original story

    Saturday | Nerve News

    The South Sudanese government on Saturday accused the rebels of violating a cease-fire declared by rebel leader Riek Machar late Friday and attacking the capital city of the oil-producing Upper Nile State. The rebels on Friday attacked our positions in Malakal, but we have repulsed them.

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  16. South Sudan rivals trade accusations over new fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Channelnewsasia.com

    South Sudan's rebels accused government troops on Saturday of launching attacks on their forces in the north of the country after a ceasefire that is part of a peace deal came into effect, a charge the government denied. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir is congratulated by Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ethiopia's Prime Minsiter Hailemariam Desalegn after signing a peace agreement in South Sudan's capital Juba, August 26, 2015.

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  17. Fears as S. Sudanese journalist is missing for three weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A South Sudanese journalist has gone missing nearly month after he was allegedly arrested and detained by security operatives in Eastern Equatoria state, his relatives and community members told Sudan Tribune on Saturday. Clement Lochio Lormonana, formerly a reporter with Gurtong Trust , was arrested on 6 August in Eastern Equatoria's Budi county, the Haula community, an association of the Didinga and Buya communities in Canada and the United States, said in a statement.

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  18. SPLM-IO condemns continued attacks by government forcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese armed opposition faction of SPLM-IO has condemned government forces for allegedly continuing with military offensive against their bases in violation of the peace agreement signed by the opposition leader, Riek Machar and president Salva Kiir on 17 and 26 August, respectively. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army on guard in Bentiu, the capital of South Sudan's Unity state on 12 January 2014 "SPLM/SPLA condemns in the strongest possible terms the continued military offensive by forces of the regime in Juba against bases of SPLM/SPLA in Unity and Upper Nile states.

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  19. Warrap governor pledges to unite executive with legislatureRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    The new governor of South Sudan's Warrap state has pledged to unite the ranks and files of the legislative and executive arms of the government, while underscoring the importance of cooperation between the various institutions in the state. The newly-appointed governor was speaking Friday at a reception rally held in the state capital, Kuacjok, upon returning from Juba to assume his new position.

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  20. Ex-Warrap governor accused of threatening political commentatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    An alleged threat by the former governor of South Sudan's Warrap state, Nyandeng Malek against a local political commentator has drawn lots of criticisms from opponents and those opposed to the latter's leadership capabilities. Simon Yel Yel, currently a columnist with MordernGhana , an Accra-based website, told Sudan Tribune he was threatened in a phone call from Malek allegedly asking him to prepare evidence of corruption accusations against her.

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