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  1. 30 youth trained on conflict management skills in YambioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A local based entity known as Community Empowerment for Rehabilitation and Development Organisation, has organised the three-day workshop, which reportedly intends to equip youth with skills on conflict management. CEFORD's project manager, Valentino Asienzo, said Yambio was chosen as the venue for the workshop owing to recent experiences of conflict and between local youth and the army, which saw nearly a dozen people killed.

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  2. UN calls on AU to address impasse on peace in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, has called on the African Union to seize the opportunity of the upcoming summit to address the impasse in the implementation of the peace agreement signed in August 2015 by warring parties in the young nation. UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon briefs the Security Council on his visit to South Sudan in May 2014 to sound the alarm about the violence and the risk of catastrophic famine The UN Secretary-General expressed his concern over the parties' deadlock over the issue of the establishment of 28 states, and their failure to meet the 22 January deadline to establish the Transitional Government of National Unity in South Sudan.

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  3. S.Sudan government formation delayed as rebels reject new statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | New Vision

    Warring rivals in South Sudan missed a key deadline Saturday to forge a unity government, with rebels rejecting President Salva Kiir's creation of new regional states as fighting continues. The rivals were supposed to form a government by January 22, but rebels say Kiir's near tripling of the number of regional states in December undermines a fundamental pillar of an August power-sharing deal to end two years of civil war.

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  4. S.Sudan government formation delayed as rebels reject new Nairobi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Yahoo!

    Warring rivals in South Sudan missed a key deadline Saturday to forge a unity government, with rebels rejecting President Salva Kiir's creation of new regional states as fighting continues. The rivals were supposed to form a government by January 22, but rebels say Kiir's nearly tripling of the number of regional states in December undermines a fundamental pillar of an August power-sharing deal to end two years of civil war.

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  5. Fresh fighting erupts in S. Sudan's Western Equatoria stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    At least five people are feared dead after fresh fighting erupted in Yambio, the capital of South Sudan's former state of Western Equatoria on Thursday, officials said. Soldiers from the South Sudanese army jump from a vehicle while on patrol in the capital, Juba Sustained gun fire broke out at Birisi, Gangura payam, some 20 kilometre north of Yambio, the headquarters of the newly created state of Gbudue.

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  6. Alarming' outbreak of violence in new area of South Sudan uproots 15,000, UN reportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | United Nations

    Refugee mothers and their babies from South Sudan queue at a health centre located near the Nyumanzi refugee camp, north of Adjumani town in northern Uganda. Photo: UNICEF/Charles-Martin Jjuuko 8 January 2016 – Fighting between armed groups and Government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state, with hundreds of houses burned down or looted, has uprooted 15,000 people over the past five weeks, and 500 a day are now pouring into Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

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  7. Youth in Yambio call to end conflict and fight HIV/AIDSRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    An organization known as the Young Women Christian Association in South Sudan organized a football peace competition tournament in the Western Equatoria's state capital, Yambio, to discourage conflicts and fight against the HIV/AIDS by creating awareness in the state. Under the theme: "Youth together tournament for promoting peace and fighting HIV/AIDS", the event brought together youth groups from churches and civil society groups to promote peace and co-existence in the community.

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  8. Seven looted vehicles recovered from bandits in new Gbudue stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese army forces under brigade 6 commander in the newly created Gbudue state of Western Equatoria said they have recovered seven vehicles this week which were looted by armed youth group in the state during the recent confrontations in several places in Yambio, Ezo, and Tombura counties, respectively. According to brigade 6 commander, Kur Con, while speaking to the media in Yambio, he said after confrontations with the armed group in Diabio and in some areas in Ezo, the SPLA forces managed to flash the bandits and recovered from them seven vehicles in different locations in the state.

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  9. Ethiopian appointed force commander for UN mission in AbyeiRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Several independent MPs and the committee for freedoms and fundamental rights of the national dialogue conference are making vigorous efforts to lift the suspension of the Al-Tayyar newspaper. Al-Tayyar editor in chief January 15, 2016 - The first batch of the Sudanese miners who were detained in Algeria for several months and released last week has arrived in Khartoum Friday morning.

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  10. 'Alarming' outbreak of violence in new area of South Sudan uproots 15,000, UN reportsRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Newstime Africa

    PRN Africa - Fighting between armed groups and Government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state, with hundreds of houses burned down or looted, has uprooted 15,000 people over the past five weeks, and 500 a day are now pouring into Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency reported today. "Sporadic gunfire is commonplace, and there has also been an increase in crime involving car-jackings, attacks on Government property, looting of civilian homes and sexual assaults reportedly by armed youth," UN High Commissioner for Refugees spokesperson Adrian Edwards told a news briefing in Geneva.

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  11. Hundreds flee Western Equatoria state into DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Authorities in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state said hundreds of citizens have fled the capital, Yambio to the Democratic Republic of Congo and were living in critical conditions with no food, medicines and shelter. The mayor of Yambio town, Daniel Badagbu and a high level delegation visited Nabiapai border and met huge numbers of internally displaced persons stranded at the DRC border in very awful living conditions.

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  12. South Sudan: Violence Breaks Out in New AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 9 | AllAfrica.com

    Fighting between armed groups and Government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state, with hundreds of houses burned down or looted, has uprooted 15,000 people over the past five weeks, and 500 a day are now pouring into Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency reported today. "Sporadic gunfire is commonplace, and there has also been an increase in crime involving car-jackings, attacks on Government property, looting of civilian homes and sexual assaults reportedly by armed youth," UN High Commissioner for Refugees spokesperson Adrian Edwards told a news briefing in Geneva.

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  13. Alarming' outbreak of violence in new area of South Sudan uproots 15,000, UN reportsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 8 | United Nations

    Refugee mothers and their babies from South Sudan queue at a health centre located near the Nyumanzi refugee camp, north of Adjumani town in northern Uganda. Photo: UNICEF/Charles-Martin Jjuuko 8 January 2016 – Fighting between armed groups and Government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state, with hundreds of houses burned down or looted, has uprooted 15,000 people over the past five weeks, and 500 a day are now pouring into Uganda, the United Nations refugee agency reported today.

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  14. Growing insecurity triggers new displacement in and from S .Sudan, says UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | New Vision

    Fighting between armed groups and government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order has recently been reported in and near Yambio The United Nations Refugee agency has expressed worry about the growing insecurity in South Sudan saying more civilians are being displaced. Fighting between armed groups and government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order has recently been reported in and near Yambio some 300 kilometers west of Juba.

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  15. UN says thousands being displaced as fresh conflicts erupt in parts of South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Tens of thousands of civilians have been displaced in recent weeks as a result of conflict with the South Sudanese army in Western Equatoria and Western Bahr el Ghazal states, reports the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees . Staff from the UN World Food Programme register displaced people at the Eastern Bank transit camp in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state on 29 August 2014 UNHCR reports from Geneva on Friday said localized fighting between armed groups and government soldiers and an apparent breakdown in law and order are being reported in and near Yambio, some 300 kilometres west of Juba, the country's national capital.

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  16. Thousands Flee as South Sudan Violence IntensifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Voice of America

    Some of more than 30,000 people who flocked into Leer town, South Sudan, to receive food from the International Committee of the Red Cross, Dec. 15, 2015, which marks the two-year anniversary of South Sudan's civil war. The United Nations refugee agency reports thousands of people in South Sudan's Western Equatoria State are fleeing from growing violence and criminality.

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  17. Nuns attacked in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Catholic World News

    Five armed men stole computers, cell phones, and cash from religious sisters at a teachers' training school in Yambio, South Sudan on December 28, according to the Catholic News Service. South Sudan, which has 12.3 million people, is 40% Catholic.

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  18. Recent armed groups in WES are not Arrow BoysRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Soon after the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in 2005, community vigilante groups called Arrow Boys emerged in the former Western Equatoria State , now split into Amadi, Maridi and Gbudue States. Recent formations of armed groups in the area however, do not fit the basic characteristics of the Arrow Boys.

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  19. South Sudan bishop urges peace following attack on nunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 6 | St. Anthony Messenger

    An attack on religious sisters at a teacher training college in South Sudan has shaken and saddened the church, a church leader said, while urging people of faith to demand the implementation of the latest peace accord to end the civil war. Violence and fear-mongering seem "rampant in both church and society" in the northeast African country, said Bishop Edward Hiiboro Kussala of Tombura-Yambio.

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  20. Youth in Western Equatoria mobilize for peace and harmonyRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Youth groups in South Sudan's Western Equatoria state have called for peace and unity among various groups in the state. Over 50 youth members attended in Yambio, the state capital, a two-day forum on peace and conflict management organized by the civil affairs division of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan .

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