South Sudan Newswire (Page 4)

South Sudan Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for South Sudan. (Page 4)

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  1. U.S. envoy to assess humanitarian situation in Darfur, discuss peace plan : FMRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    ... to [email protected] Kind regards, The Sudan Tribune editorial team. By Brian Adeba The replacement of South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar with Taban Deng is a well-tested policy that dates back to the 1980s that the ruling Sudan ...

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  2. More than 37,000 flee South Sudan for Uganda: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    More than 90 percent of the arrivals were women and children, UNHCR said, with men forcibly recruited by armed groups and prevented from crossing the border. More than 37,000 people have fled South Sudan for neighbouring Uganda in the last three weeks following intense fighting between rival troops that left hundreds dead, the UN's refugee body said.

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  3. South Sudan soldiers allegedly raped dozens close to U.N. campRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Texarkana Gazette

    ... and in small groups. The Protection Cluster, a group of aid workers that monitors violence against civilians in South Sudan, noted a "significant spike in reported cases was observed on 18 July when large numbers of women began leaving (the camp) to ...

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  4. South Sudan swears in new vice president as incumbent still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... York. A fresh outbreak of violence between soldiers and opposition supporters erupted across the country just as South Sudan marked the fifth anniversary of its independence from Sudan on July 9. The U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday that more than ...

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  5. We Are Still Running: War Crimes in Leer, South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Amnesty International USA

    Amid a fresh outbreak of fighting in South Sudan, a new report by Amnesty International reveals the true horror suffered by civilians at the hands of government forces after the August 2015 peace agreement was signed. , details how South Sudanese government forces and allied militia hunted down and killed civilians, raped and abducted women, stole cattle and torched villages in opposition strongholds in Leer County, Unity State, between August and December 2015.

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  6. As South Sudan Faces Dangerous Crossroads, State Institutions Could Hold Hope for Future PeaceRead the original story

    Wednesday | PressReleasePoint

    A new report published today by the Enough Project points to an intentional effort by South Sudan's political elite to undermine state institutions in order to protect their corrupt extraction of national wealth and maintain power at any cost. As South Sudan's tenuous peace agreement holds, the country faces a tipping point that could lead to a new outbreak of devastating armed conflict largely driven by competition between its leaders over the spoils of power.

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  7. BC-AP News DigestRead the original story

    Wednesday | The Madison Press

    South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a U.N. camp where they had sought protection from renewed fighting, and at least two died from their injuries, witnesses and civilian leaders say. The rapes highlight two persistent problems in the chaotic country engulfed by civil war: targeted ethnic violence and the reluctance by U.N. peacekeepers to protect civilians.

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  8. CSOs set terms for bailoutRead the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Monitor

    ... Museveni made it clear that government would pay companies it owes money and those which exported goods to South Sudan but have not been paid because of the instability in Uganda's northern neighbour. In the event of a bail out, however, the CSOs ...

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  9. Why do our 'tycoons' fundraise for weddings but not to start a bank?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Monitor

    ... refunds and money it owes its suppliers and utility companies, help traders recover money and compensation from South Sudan. These problems are plainly just the tip of the iceberg. While considerably improved, the promise of an integrated and ...

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  10. How safe is S. Sudan for Ugandan traders?Read the original story

    Wednesday | Daily Monitor

    This newspaper yesterday reported that the government of South Sudan, through Mr John Luk Jok, the Transport minister of the troubled nation, has asked Ugandan traders to go back and resume their business operations. Mr Jok said the situation in his country is under control and that calm has been restored.

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  11. At least 120 cases of sexual violence in South Sudan capital - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Channelnewsasia.com

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations said on Wednesday there has been at least 120 cases of sexual violence and rape against civilians in South Sudan's capital Juba since fighting erupted three weeks ago between troops loyal to the country's rival leaders. Heavy fighting involving tanks and helicopters raged in Juba for several days between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and those backing Vice President Riek Machar earlier this month.

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  12. Video: Meet some of the athletes on the Refugee Olympic TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Globe and Mail

    From Syria to South Sudan, these athletes aren't letting their country's strife stand in the way of their dreams From Syria to South Sudan, these athletes aren't letting their country's strife stand in the way of their dreams

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  13. Why the Olympics are bigger than any one athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | MacLeans

    ... IOC flag. This team consists of 10 athletes from refugee camps or who are otherwise stateless; five were born in South Sudan, others come from Syria, Ethiopia and Congo. Of them, only one-Ethiopian marathoner Yonas Kinde-could have qualified for the ...

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  14. Report: S. Sudanese Soldiers Raped Women Outside UN CampRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Voice of America

    South Sudanese families rest in a camp for internally displaced people at the United Nations mission compound in Tomping, Juba, July 11, 2016. The United Nations says there will be "serious repercussions" if U.N. peacekeepers in South Sudan failed to protect women being raped outside a U.N. protection-of-civilians site, as reported Wednesday.

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  15. Sexual violence reports in South Sudan "deeply disturbing": UN spokesmanRead the original story

    Wednesday | Xinhuanet

    A picture taken on March 9, 2015 shows Evalina, a South Sudanese victim of sexual abuse, pointing at Unity State in South Sudan, indicating the location where she used to live, during an AFP interview in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Imprisoned by gunmen and sexually abused for two months, South Sudanese teenager Evalina has finally escaped the conflict wracking her country to her birthplace Khartoum.

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  16. Refugee Olympians to shine in the Rio Games, casting new light on the world refugee crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    ... beyond the war-ravaged nations of the Middle East. Continue reading below A Anjelina Nada Lohalith fled South Sudan when she was six, one of 1,000s of kids displaced and/or orphaned by civil war, her parents remain trapped in South Sudan. Now 21, ...

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  17. Letter To Editor: Larchmont Rector Defends Church's Helping RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Mamaroneck Daily Voice

    ... John's is committed to outreach in areas near and far. Whether it is providing financial support for a school in South Sudan, working with food pantries and soup kitchens in New Rochelle or Mamaroneck, or working with other faith communities to ...

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  18. Machar says his replacement with Taban Deng Gai illegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    ... to [email protected] Kind regards, The Sudan Tribune editorial team. By Brian Adeba The replacement of South Sudan's First Vice President Riek Machar with Taban Deng is a well-tested policy that dates back to the 1980s that the ruling Sudan ...

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  19. Sudan to produce 100 tonnes of gold by end of 2016: ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    ... partially compensated for the loss in oil revenues, which accounted for more than 50% of income until 2011 when South Sudan seceded, thus taking with it most of the country's oil reserves. Sudan approved a law to regulate traditional mining by ...

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  20. South Sudan denies order to kill MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    The office of South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Tuesday denied any knowledge of directives given to the army to carry out a search aimed at bringing only the head of the for former First Vice President Riek Machar from his hideout. "I am now aware of such orders.

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