South Sudan Newswire

South Sudan Newswire

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  1. 40,000 S. Sudanese on brink of catastrophe: UNRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Newkerala.com

    Khartoum, Feb 9 : At least 40,000 South Sudanese citizens are threatened to starve to death due to escalating food insecurity in the new-born state, UN agencies said Monday. "South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people -- nearly 25 percent of the country's population -- remain in urgent need of food assistance, and at least 40,000 people are on the brink of catastrophe," said a joint statement by UN Food and Agriculture Organisation , UN Children's Fund and the World Food Programme , Xinhua reported.

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  2. BU21 by Stuart Slade to Play Theatre503 This SpringRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... films and digital media about Disaster Response. As such he has produced films in places such as Gaza, South Sudan, Haiti, and Nepal. After starring in Cans, Graham O'Mara is once again working with Stuart Slade and plays Graham. Joining him are in ...

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  3. South Sudan, Uganda to re-map borderRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Daily Monitor

    Gulu- Uganda and South Sudan officials have started educating residents living on the 2,115km stretch of land that separates the two countries as they prepare to demarcate the boundary. In 2014, the two nations signed a memorandum of understanding to demarcate the border after residents living on both sides claimed ownership of some of the land, leading to sporadic clashes.

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  4. UN Agencies Warn Of Escalating Food Crisis In South SudanRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | PressReleasePoint

    South Sudan is facing unprecedented levels of food insecurity, as 2.8 million people - nearly 25 percent of the country's population - remain in urgent need of food assistance, and at least 40,000 people are on the brink of catastrophe, three UN agencies warned today. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations , the United Nations Children's Fund and the World Food Programme stressed that these numbers are particularly worrisome because they show an increase in hunger during the post-harvest period - a time when the country is traditionally most food secure.

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  5. Bility: 26 African nations won't support Salman in FIFA voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... it would instead be voting for Prince Ali of Jordan. Prince Ali said Egypt had also promised him its vote, while South Sudan declared its support for Infantino. There are five candidates in the running to succeed Sepp Blatter . Salman, Infantino, ...

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  6. Vital African vote split in FIFA electionRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Yahoo!

    ... would instead be voting for Prince Ali of Jordan. Prince Ali said Egypt had also promised him their vote, while South Sudan declared their support for Infantino. There are five candidates in the running to succeed Sepp Blatter. Salman, Infantino, ...

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  7. U.N.'s Ban Ki-Moon Heckled at New York SynagogueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Forward

    ... He recalled the genocides in Rwanda, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Cambodia, and referenced current massacres in South Sudan and Syria, and murders by the Islamic State and Boko Haram. The U.N. leader had told the body's Security Council, "It is human ...

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  8. UN: 40,000 Facing Starvation in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Voice of America

    Displaced people draw water from a hole dug in the ground, in the United Nations camp for displaced people in the capital Juba, South Sudan, Jan. 19, 2016. The United Nations says at least 40,000 people in South Sudan are on the brink of starvation and urged warring parties to let aid deliveries into the country.

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  9. Jimmy Carter hopeful for Guinea worm eradication in AfricaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Former US President Jimmy Carter says that Guinea worm disease may soon be eradicated, which would be the most exciting accomplishment of his career, although progress is hampered by ongoing conflict in Mali and South Sudan. Carter has led a campaign since 1986 through his foundation, the Carter Center, to rid the world of the once-widespread disease.

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  10. Machar addresses South Sudanese community in CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... security and destabilization, but more importantly it also constitutes fundamental challenge and eminent (...) South Sudan and the nation building! " Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey. By Dhano Obongo I have been delving in a ...

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  11. Sudanese president says dialogue recommendations tackle all national problemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... security and destabilization, but more importantly it also constitutes fundamental challenge and eminent (...) South Sudan and the nation building! " Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey. By Dhano Obongo I have been delving in a ...

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  12. South Sudan army chief threatens unrest if sacked from officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Malual Dinka tribe, whom he ferried to Aweil town for reasons yet to be established. The army chief lefts the South Sudan capital, Juba on Saturday with more than five serving army generals from his home area, who included his deputy in-charge of ...

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  13. IDPs and refugees body calls to boycott Darfur ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    ... security and destabilization, but more importantly it also constitutes fundamental challenge and eminent (...) South Sudan and the nation building! " Disagreement does't mean disapproval." Oprah Winfrey. By Dhano Obongo I have been delving in a ...

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  14. South Sudan: Release Joseph AfandiRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Amnesty International USA

    Joseph Afandi , a journalist with the 'El Tabeer' daily newspaper was arrested and detained by the South Sudanese National Security Service on 29 December 2015. He is currently being held incommunicado at the NSS headquarters in Juba.

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  15. Could Fifa rivals join forces?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | World Soccer

    ... the wake of the CAF announcement, Gianni Infantino and Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein received the public backing of South Sudan and Liberia respectively. Infantino, who has received backing from Europe, South America and the Caribbean, is widely seen as ...

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  16. Six more support InfantinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Sky Sports

    ... Sheikh Salman last Friday, but Liberia came out in support of Prince Ali later in the day, as did Egypt, while South Sudan offered support to Infantino. "As a nation we have the right (to vote for who we want)," Bility, who was among the early ...

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  17. Both Prince Ali, Infantino claim votes in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GhanaWeb

    Two FIFA voters have defied African soccer leaders by endorsing rival candidates in the presidential election for Sepp Blatter's successor. South Sudan pledged its vote for Gianni Infantino, the UEFA general secretary from Switzerland, and Liberia declared for former FIFA vice president Prince Ali of Jordan on Saturday.

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  18. 40,000 starving to death as S.Sudan teeters on famine: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Daily Star

    A child carries food air-dropped by ICRC , outside Thonyor, in South Sudan, on February 3, 2016.

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  19. Ethiopia's El Nino drought leaves 10m dependent on food aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | EurActiv.com

    ... for help couldn't come at a worse time, with massive humanitarian emergencies across the globe from Syria to South Sudan and Yemen. As a result, Ethiopia's $1.4billion drought appeal remains less than half funded. This simply isn't good enough. Save ...

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  20. East Africa: Govt Pulls Out of Regional Power Pool, Protests Use of Nile WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AllAfrica.com

    ... 2016 and 2017 and will be commissioned by 2020. The lines include Sudan-Ethiopia; Rwanda-Tanzania; Uganda-South Sudan and Uganda-Kenya. The Libya-Egypt and Egypt-Sudan interconnections will wait until Egypt's concerns are addressed. Egypt, which ...

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