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  1. South Sudan: UN Mission deplores killing of civilian in Organization compoundRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Newkerala.com

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has condemned "in the strongest terms" the fatal shooting of an internally displaced person at one of its 'protection-of-civilians' sites - the second attack of its kind to strike the African nation and the Organization in less than a week. According to a press release issued by the Mission earlier today, UN personnel serving at the Organizations compound in Bentiu responded to a gunshot on the evening of 5 July only to find the body of a male IDP fatally wounded in the back.

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  2. Farmers in Western Bahr el Ghazal state boostedRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Farmers in South Sudan's Western Bahr el Ghazal state have aided by SORUDEV, a smallholder food security and livelihoods project to improve their skills. SORUDEV is an indigenous rural development programme funded by the European Union and is currently being implemented in the country's Greater Bahr el Ghazal region.

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  3. 730,000 South Sudanese fled to neighbouring countries as refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    United Nations Refugee Agency in Geneva, Switzerland, said a total number of 730,000 South Sudanese have fled to the neighbouring countries in the region following the outbreak of violence in the country in December 2013, with biggest chunk of number sheltering as refugees in Ethiopia. In a statement extended to Sudan Tribune on Tuesday, the refugee agency also commended the hospitality shown by the neighbouring countries of Ethiopia, Sudan, Kenya and Uganda in receiving and accepting to host the refugees despite rising numbers on daily basis.

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  4. World health groups ring alarm bell over threat of cholera in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    International health organizations said there has been serious threat of cholera in South Sudan, warning the disease could spread like wildfire this rainy season unless measures were taken to curb it.

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  5. Eastern Equatoria gender minister calls on leaders to unite peopleRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Eastern Equatoria state minister of gender, child & social welfare in South Sudan has called on intellectuals and politicians to unite and end the inter-communal violence across the state counties. Idwa Okuye lamented on Monday, saying many "evil deeds" were happening in Eastern Equatoria state including killing of women and children as well as child abduction between rival communities she did not mention by names.

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  6. Sudan's FM hopes talks with American envoy be based on new approachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's foreign minister expressed hopes that upcoming discussions with the United States special envoy to Sudan would be based on a new approach and allow to reach joint understanding on bilateral relations. Donald Booth is expected to be in Khartoum within two weeks where he will conduct his first visit for Sudan since nearly two years.

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  7. South Sudan's fourth anniversary offers little to celebrateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... for Thursday, when the governing party led by President Salva Kiir will celebrate the fourth anniversary of South Sudan's independence. It is a Potemkin celebration, they say, marking an occasion that was greeted with such great hope in 2011 but ...

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  8. More than 150,000 South Sudanese now sheltering in UN basesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    JUBA: The number of South Sudanese civilians sheltering in UN bases has risen above 150,000 for the first time in 18 months of civil war, the United Nations said Tuesday. A total of 153,769 civilians are now seeking safety behind the barbed wire of six peacekeeping bases of the UN Mission in South Sudan .

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  9. S Sudan rebels vow to continue fight against presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Rebels in oil-rich state of Upper Nile tell Al Jazeera that Salwa Kiir must step down for peace effort to succeed. South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011 following a peace deal to end Africa's longest-running civil war.

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  10. UNHCR: S. Sudan Fighting Displaces Over 2 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... in December 2013. It says the number of internally displaced and refugees is growing as fighting continues. As South Sudan marks its fourth anniversary of independence, people are being forced every day to flee their homes because of this young ...

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  11. One killed at UN camp in South Sudan's Unity stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A man sheltering at United Nations protection of civilian site in South Sudan's Unity state was killed by unknown gunmen, the mission said on Tuesday. People wait to fill up their water containers at a camp for internally displaced people in Unity state capital Bentiu "UNMISS personnel heard a gunshot at approximately 8:40 p.m. last Sunday that came from the northern perimeter of the PoC site.

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  12. Sudan's constitutional court orders reopening of Port Sudan's victims caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    Sudan's constitutional court has revoked a decision of the public prosecution which prevented families of the victims killed in a demonstration in Port Sudan ten years ago from filing charges under a legal rule known as the statute of limitations. On 29 January 2005, more than 20 demonstrators were killed, and at least 400 injured, among them women and children, during a peaceful protest, calling upon the government to allocate more resources to the marginalised eastern Sudan region.

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  13. S. Sudan rebels overrun key administrative headquarters in N. Bahr el GhazalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudanese rebels allied to former vice-president, Riek Machar, have overrun a key administrative headquarters in Northern Bahr El Ghazal state before eventually withdrawing, state government officials and armed opposition fighters said on Tuesday. Rebel fighters aligned with former vice-president Riek Machar march through a village inside rebel-controlled territory in South Sudan's Upper Nile state on 9 February 2014 The rebels, according to Aweil Centre county commissioner, William Ajonga Deng, carried out an attack on the area in early hours of Tuesday, overrunning the county administrative headquarters without any resistance from the government forces before pulling out.

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  14. Headmaster, teacher killed in Lakes state revenge attackRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2015 | Sudan Tribune

    A school headmaster and a teacher were killed in what authorities described as a revenge attack in South Sudan's Lakes state capital, Rumbek on Monday. A criminal investigation department officer said Maker Mabor Dharuai was killed on Monday in a remote village of Ayen-mayar while riding his motorcycle to Wulu county.

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  15. .com | Cholera kills 32 in South Sudan - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    A cholera outbreak in war-torn South Sudan has killed at least 32 people, a fifth of them children under five, and schools have a major role to play in stemming the spread of the disease, the United Nations said on Tuesday. More than 700 cholera cases have been reported in the capital Juba and Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, in the last five weeks, according to the UN children's agency Unicef.

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  16. .com | Sudan politicians publicly floggedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | News24

    ... the verdict against the party's Vice Chair for Political Affairs Mastoor Ahmed Mohamed and two other party officials. Sudan imposes strict Islamic laws which prescribe flogging as punishment, usually for morality related issues. The three were ...

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  17. Sudan politicians publicly flogged for 'disturbing order'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... verdict against the party's Vice Chairman for Political Affairs Mastoor Ahmed Mohammad and two other party officials. Sudan imposes strict Islamic laws which prescribe flogging as punishment, usually for morality related issues. The three were ...

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  18. South Sudan's Riek Machar wants 'power-sharing' dealRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    South Sudan gained independence from Sudan in July 2011, following a peace deal to end Africa's longest-running civil war. But a new war broke out in December 2013, after a power struggle between the president and his former vice president, Riek Machar.

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  19. South Sudan: UN Mission deplores killing of civilian in Organization compoundRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | United Nations

    Peacekeepers of the UN Mission in Sudan man a guard post overlooking a POC site in Juba. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine 7 July 2015 – The United Nations Mission in South Sudan has condemned “in the strongest terms” the fatal shooting of an internally displaced person at one of its 'protection-of-civilians' sites – the second attack of its kind to strike the African nation and the Organization in less than a week.

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  20. Children make up one fifth of cholera deaths in South Sudan: UNICEFRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    Stressing the role of education in stemming the cholera outbreak in , the UN children's agency is working with children and teachers throughout the country to raise awareness on how to prevent the disease from spreading further. . "One of the most powerful ways we can respond to this outbreak is by equipping school-children with the information and tools they need to protect themselves and their families."

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