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  1. UN human rights experts end their visit to Wau stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    A team of experts from the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, who are on a six-day visit to South Sudan to discuss the current human rights situation in the war-torn nation, have just concluded their tour of Wau state. During the visit, the UN earlier said, the experts will meet South Sudan government officials, including key ministers and the First Vice President, members of civil society, religious leaders, diplomats, and UN agencies and staff of the UN Mission in South Sudan, including the Special Representative of the Secretary-General.

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  2. More than 170 killed in South Sudan clashes: MPRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Sudan Tribune

    More than 170 people died in the last week in clashes between two sub-clans in South Sudan, a Member of Parliament said Tuesday. The violence in the Western Lakes state has also seen more than 200 people injured, local MP Dharuai Mabor Teny was quoted saying.

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  3. UN mission starts rehabilitation of several roads in S.Sudan to ease accessRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Xinhuanet

    The UN Mission in South Sudan said Tuesday it has commenced the rehabilitation of some 2,305 km of roads to ease access in the vast war-torn country. UNMISS head David Shearer told journalists in Juba that together with the government, World Food Program and the UN Office for Project Services , they have targeted rehabilitation of key routes in the northern and central regions including those which were damaged during the rainy season.

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  4. Death toll rises to 172 in tribal clashes in central South SudanRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Xinhuanet

    The number of people killed in clashes between rival Dinka tribe clans in central South Sudan has risen to 172, a local official said on Tuesday. "The death toll is 172 and the wounded people are 213.

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  5. South Sudan:What Are the Alternatives to Salva Kiir?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | AllAfrica.com

    South Sudanese need to seriously think about a future beyond the inept regime of President Kirr. It is unacceptable that millions of citizens still live in decrepit camps internally and in neighbouring countries.

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  6. South Sudan wants thousands sheltering in UN camps to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 6 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, a displaced family stands behind the razor-wire that surrounds the United Nations' protected camp in Wau, South Sudan. Nearly four years after the United Nations threw open its doors to civilians fleeing South Sudan's civil war, more than 200,000 people still shelter in the often squalid camps but now the government is trying to entice them to go home, even as fighting rages on.

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  7. South Sudan wants thousands sheltering in UN camps to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

    In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, a displaced family stands behind the razor-wire that surrounds the United Nations' protected camp in Wau, South Sudan.

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  8. South Sudan wants thousands to leave UN campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 5 | ABC News

    In this Sunday, May 14, 2017 file photo, a displaced family stands behind the razor-wire that surrounds the United Nations' protected camp in Wau, South Sudan. Nearly four years after the United Nations threw open its doors to civilians fleeing South Sudan's civil war, more than 200,000 people still shelter in the often squalid camps but now the government is trying to entice them to go home, even as fighting rages on.

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  9. Wau state governor appoints new ministersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The move come weeks after Taban removed all cabinet ministers who had been appointed by his predecessor, Andrea Mayar Acho. The governor, in a decree, named Arkangelo Anyar Anyar as local government, law enforcement and parliamentary affairs minister, Naima Abas Ido , David John Pons , Michael Madut Chan , James Patris , Elia Kamilio Dimo and Mario Nyibang .

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  10. Wau state governor sacks deputy, appoints successorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The Governor of South Sudan's Wau state, Angelo Taban Biajo has sacked his deputy, Emilio Bafuka and appointed Joseph Zakaria Garang as the latter's successor. Garang, a former state minister for physical infrastructure, lost his position in 2015 when South Sudan's 10 states were divided into 28. Bafuka was appointed in August 2017, following the rejection by state assembly lawmakers and ruling party members of Cecilia Buhara's appointment.

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  11. Feature: South Sudan's male midwives overcome cultural prejudice to save livesRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 3 | Xinhuanet

    As violence continues in some parts of South Sudan, some health professionals in the war-torn country remain committed to saving lives despite difficult working conditions and shortage of drugs. And these include male midwives and nurses.

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  12. WFP says plan to feed 1.7m South Sudanese in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    The United Nations World Food Program said plans to feed 1.7 million people in South Sudan after its identified a new route in Aweil, a town in the Bahr El-Ghazal region. Part of an 18-truck WFP convoy crossing into South Sudan from Sudan, carrying 700 metric tons of food, in Nov 2014 The agency, in a statement issued Wednesday, said 19 trucks it had contracted and loaded with 500 tonnes of sorghum left El Obeid in Central Sudan on 22 November and arrived five days later in Aweil.

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  13. 50 dead, dozens abducted in South Sudan tribal raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | Manila Bulletin

    At least fifty people were killed in two raids by a tribal militia in eastern South Sudan, with about 60 women and children abducted, officials said Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities. Dut Achuek, a state minister, said eight people died in an attack Monday in Jonglei State, while a follow-up raid on Tuesday left "23 women killed and 19 men killed."

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  14. 50 dead, dozens abducted in S.Sudan tribal raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | New Vision

    Dut Achuek, a state minister, said eight people died in an attack Monday in Jonglei State, while a follow-up raid on Tuesday left "23 women killed and... 19 men killed." At least fifty people were killed in two raids by a tribal militia in eastern South Sudan, with about 60 women and children abducted, officials said Wednesday, the latest in a series of attacks between rival communities.

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  15. Four billion people have no social security protection - UN labour agencyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 29 | United Nations

    Ronda , who has been living in the open, washes clothes in the UN Protection of Civilians Site that houses thousands of displaced people in Wau, South Sudan. Photo: UNICEF/Ohanesian 29 November 2017 – More than half of the global population - some four billion people - have no social security protection, UN labour experts said on Wednesday.

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  16. .com | US threatens measures against South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | News24

    Ex-Zanu-PF party women's boss Oppah Muchinguri says she feared being killed after she was pressured by a lot of people to give up the powerful women's league position to Grace Mugabe, and Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in as president of Kenya. New York - The United States on Tuesday threatened to take unspecified measures against South Sudan's government unless it moves to end the nearly four-year war and stop harassing UN peacekeepers and aid workers.

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  17. Wau state commemorates 16 Days of ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    Civil society groups and international non-governmental bodies joined local non-governmental entities to and students to commemorate the16 days of activism against gender based violence in South Sudan's Wau state on Monday. The education ministry, in a statement, said the aim of commemorating global event was mitigate risks associated with all forms of gender based violence such as early and forced marriages and advocate for better policies among women and young girls.

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  18. Over 170,000 benefit from IOM's health services in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    At least 171,000 civilians and their host communities have benefitted from the recent expansion of HIV/AIDS services conducted by the United Nations migration agency . "The expansion of services is a crucial development in South Sudan, where internally displaced persons, such as those living in the PoC [Protection of Civilian] sites, are among key populations that are considered to be at higher-risk of contracting HIV/AIDS," said Salma Taher, IOM's Global Fund Project Officer.

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  19. Logistics hampering disarmament in B. el Ghazal region: GovernorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    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 emergency committee formed by President Salva Kiir two months ago, made these remarks while reporting on the security situation in the region.

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  20. S. Sudan risks more sanctions over its civil war: U.S officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    War-torn South Sudan could face more sanctions if the country's leaders do not utilize ongoing peace talks aimed at ending current civil war, a top United States official said. President Salva Kiir attends a session during the 25th Extraordinary Summit of the on South Sudan in Addis Ababa March 13, 2014 Michael Morrow, the charge d'affaires at the U.S embassy in Juba, said sanctions likely to be imposed on the young nation could come in form of an arms embargo or economic and banking restrictions.

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