South Sudan Newswire

South Sudan Newswire

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  1. US journalist killer 'annoyed' colleagues: ex-bossRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | New Vision

    ... march to Internet ubiquity: a billion people used the social network in a single day.... A deal signed by South Sudan's president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war was given a cautious welcome Thursday, with both sides in the conflict urged to ...

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  2. UN humanitarian agencies reach thousands of South Sudanese cut off for monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Emergency relief teams from the United Nations have managed to reach more than 27,000 people in a town in South Sudan cut off by insecurity since March where "there were only some fish and a few tomatoes for sale in the market, and almost nobody had the means to buy them." With little or no services available, children are going without nourishing food and healthcare in these villages, said Jonathan Veitch, Representative for the UN Childrens Fund in South Sudan.

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  3. Ban welcomes South Sudanese leader Kiir's signature of agreement to resolve conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Welcoming President Salva Kiir's signing of the agreement on the resolution of the conflict in South Sudan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the move is "a critical and necessary step towards ending the 20 month-long conflict that has devastated [the country] and subjected its people to unspeakable suffering." In a statement issued late yesterday by his spokesperson in New York, Mr. Ban commended the Intergovernmental Authority on Development Partners Forum -led mediation for its tireless efforts to bring the peace talks to a successful conclusion.

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  4. .com | South Sudan army ordered to end fighting ahead of ceasefireRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | News24

    South Sudanese President Salva Kiir has ordered all government troops to cease fighting rebel forces as part of a peace agreement, his spokesman said, ahead of a full ceasefire on Saturday. Kiir has ordered all government troops "to stop shooting and remain in their barracks where they are, but they can shoot in self defence once attacked," presidential spokesperson Ateny Wek Ateny told AFP on Friday.

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  5. Attacks threaten S Sudan peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... (rebels) is continuing unabated despite Salva Kiir signing the Agreement on Resolution of the Conflict in South Sudan," Machar said. "We are wondering whether the government is genuine on signing the agreement. We condemn the regime's continued ...

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  6. South Sudan: South Sudan's Unwanted Peace AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    South Sudan's leaders have failed their country in its short life. But it is not too late for them to redeem themselves.

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  7. IGAD mediators announce 'beginning of implementation phase' - Friday, 28 August 2015 11:14Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 28 August,2015 -Mediators of the East African regional bloc IGAD have celebrated the conclusion of peace talks between South Sudan's warring parties and announced the "beginning of the implementation" phase of the signed peace deal between the government and rebel group SPLM/A-IO. President Salva Kiir signed the deal on Wednesday in spite of criticism from other government officials who favored continuing the war instead.

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  8. Efforts on gender in peace and security gain paceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Mail & Guardian

    ... gender issues in peace support operations; and trained women from the Republic of Sudan, the Republic of South Sudan and various countries in the Great Lakes region on mediation and peacebuilding for IGAD's Mediation Support Unit. In 2015, Accord ...

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  9. Local author Shannon Peel launches novel in EnderbyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... by foreign soldiers. Peel says she was inspired to write after hearing about the trials of the Lost Boys of South Sudan. She hopes this will be the beginning of a series of novels aimed at readers aged 10 to 14. After a career in the financial ...

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  10. Stop giving political homilies, African prelate tells priestsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Catholic World News

    As belligerents in the nation's 20-month civil war signed a peace agreement, South Sudan's leading prelate exhorted priests not to give political homilies. Stating that priests "are almost becoming political people," Archbishop Paolino Lukudu Loro of Juba called upon priests to "preach the word of God without condemning people," according to a Radio Bakhita paraphrase of his remarks.

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  11. Christian Aid welcomes signing of South Sudan Compromise Peace AgreementRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Ekklesia Daily News

    Christian Aid has welcomed the signing of the South Sudan Compromise Peace Agreement and called on all parties involved to observe the Cessation of Hostilities, which is to be implemented within 72 hours of the signing, starting from 29 August. Millions of civilians have been affected by the 20 months of violence in the world's newest country, with many now needing access to food, shelter and clean water.

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  12. Refugee crisis: Could aid increase cut migration?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Age

    ... State was severely constrained. In a briefing to the Security Council last week, he described his visit to South Sudan in July as a "deeply harrowing experience", and told the council the attacks on civilians by warring parties there were "inhumane ...

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  13. 'The Second Mother' raises class issues with an engaging spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    @kennethturan South Sudan signs another peace deal. See new doc "We Come As Friends" and come away with real glimpse into the void. http://t.co/POeRLhaSBV "The Second Mother" is a satisfying contradiction. It's a soap opera with a social conscience ...

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  14. Gains in Life Spans Seen Around the GlobeRead the original story

    Yesterday | MedlinePlus

    ... with the lowest life expectancies were Afghanistan, Chad, Central African Republic, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, South Sudan, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The rise in overall life expectancy is due to significant declines in illness and death ...

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  15. S. Sudan President Tells Army to Observe Cease-fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir voices his reservations before signing a peace deal in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Aug. 26, 2015. South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has ordered the army to halt all military operations, ahead of a full cease-fire that goes into effect Saturday.

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  16. Facebook celebrates one billion users in single dayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... Find out why we moderate comments. For any questions please contact [email protected] A deal signed by South Sudan''s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war was given a cautious welcome Thursday, with both sides in the conflict urged ...

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  17. TDA unveils nomination forms...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... march to Internet ubiquity: a billion people used the social network in a single day.... A deal signed by South Sudan''s president aimed at ending 20 months of civil war was given a cautious welcome Thursday, with both sides in the conflict urged to ...

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  18. Kyrgyzstan: Two Week Countdown to World-First MTB AdventureRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... e include the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, Animal Planet and Channel 4, in countries from Afghanistan to South Sudan, Namibia, Greenland and Uzbekistan. Visit secretcompasstv.com for more information.

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  19. The happiest - and most miserable - countries on earthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    According to Gallup's 2015 Global Emotions report , released on Thursday, the saddest people in the world often live in countries in turmoil - economic or otherwise. Indeed, the countries with the highest levels of negative experiences among residents were, in this order: Iraq , Iran, Cambodia, Liberia, South Sudan, Uganda, Cyprus, Greece, Togo, Bolivia and the Palestinian Territories.

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  20. Writer concerned with side deals on nuclear arms agreement with IranianRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    ... the previous administration's two. Not to mention that we've waded into the politics of everyone from Egypt to South Sudan in less than seven years' worth of leadership. Iran, as happens with any dictatorship, will eventually have a revolution that ...

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