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Sudan Newswire

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  1. Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Star Online

    ... the occasional fish. Dit's family have not eaten for days. Last week the United Nations declared that parts of South Sudan are experiencing famine, the first time the world has faced such a catastrophe in six years. Some 5.5 million people, nearly ...

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  2. Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Pope Francis waves as he leads his Sunday Angelus prayer in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican February 26, 2017. Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine.

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  3. South Sudan and the lure of a gleaming new capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... doesn't always work as intended. Traditional dancers take part in celebrations marking the third anniversary of South Sudan's independence, in the capital, Juba, in 2014. Now, the nation is considering building a new capital 130 miles to the north. ...

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  4. Emirates Environmental Group organizes 20th annual UAE 'Can Collection Day' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    In line with efforts to promote sustainability, the Emirates Environmental Group recently organized its 20th annual Can Collection Day campaign. More than 150 entities from across the UAE, representing from every segment of the society joined the environmental friendly nation-wide initiative.

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  5. Famine in Africa: The looming disaster we can't let happen againRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The world's newest country, South Sudan, is being hit by the first famine in the world for six years. OPINION: Any parent will tell you - you can pick out your child crying immediately.

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  6. Pope appeals for food aid as starvation declared in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Oak Ridge Observer

    Aid workers in South Sudan - the newest country in the world - say it is teetering on the brink of a humanitarian disaster. "New Zealand agencies are saving lives in South Sudan and the Greater Horn of Africa, but we need more money to keep up with the scale of the suffering", says Mark Mitchell, spokesperson for New Zealand's alliance of global relief agencies.

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  7. South Sudan denies receiving military support from EqyptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan government has dismissed the Sudanese president's claims that intelligence report allegedly showed the Egyptian government provided arms and ammunition to the world's youngest nation. Arms and light weapons have been used by both warring parties in South Sudan to commit abuses The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir on Tuesday ruled out the direct involvement of the Egyptian arm in South Sudan's conflict but said Cairo provided the Juba regime with weapons and ammunition.

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  8. Kenya bank denies involvement in S. Sudan money transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    EcoBank, a Kenyan-owned commercial financial institution has denied involvement in the $ 10 million allegedly transferred to it by a former South Sudan general who resigned from the military last week. Lt. Gen.

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  9. Gun fire, famine bring untold suffering to South SudaneseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    ... they were left to eating leaves in order to survive. The UN last week announced that famine had broken out in South Sudan, warning that war and a collapsing economy have left some According to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, many ...

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  10. Media paradigm shift to heighten Nile CooperationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Walta Information Centre

    ... the Nile water, close to 90 percent). A case in point, workshops which were held in Wad Medani and Khartoum towns of Sudan had capitalized on the importance of cooperation, which was unimaginable were it before the inception of the GERD and Ethiopia ...

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  11. Sudan: South Darfur Teachers Threaten With StrikeRead the original story

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    Teachers in Nyala and Nyala North localities have not received payments of financial arrears since 2012 and plan to go on strike from organising school examinations. The teachers' union in the two localities issued a statement on Thursday to clarify its position.

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  12. An evaluation of Radarsat-2 individual and combined image dates for land use/cover mappingRead the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    ... sites. Two dates of Radarsat-2 C-band quad-polarised images were obtained for Washington, DC, USA and Wad Madani, Sudan. Spectral signatures were extracted and used with a maximum likelihood decision rule for classification and thematic accuracies ...

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  13. Race to stop Sth Sudan famine before rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NEWS.com.au

    Aid groups warn there's a race against time to stop the spread of famine in South Sudan before the rainy season hits. Authorities this week officially declared more than 100,000 people in two counties of Unity state are experiencing famine while an additional one million are on the brink of starvation.

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  14. Sudanese port workers, medics strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Dear Kitty

    Radio Dabanga reported that workers at Sudanese seaports demonstrated at Port Sudan's state government administrative centre to protest job cuts. The protesters included 150 of the 600 port workers who had been dismissed by the state-owned Seaport Corporation.

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  15. Renewing the mandate of the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan ...Read the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    We, the undersigned South Sudanese, regional and international non-governmental organisations, write to urge your delegation to renew and strengthen the mandate and capacity of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan to address the continued lack of accountability for severe, widespread and on-going crimes under international law and human rights violations and abuses, many of which amount to war crimes and crimes against humanity, during the upcoming 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council . Since July 2016, the political, humanitarian and human rights situation in South Sudan has deteriorated.

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  16. South Sudan: Another African tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    The declaration this week by three United Nations agencies that war and a collapsing economy have left some 100,000 people facing starvation in parts of South Sudan did not come as a surprise to those of us who are familiar with the crisis in South Sudan. What is surprising is that it has taken this long for the U.N. to make this declaration.

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  17. Famine in South Sudan: Washington Post editorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | OregonLive.com

    Food is distributed by the World Food Programme at the Bidi Bidi refugee camp on Thursday in Arua, Uganda. The continued flow of refugees from South Sudan is putting pressure on the many humanitarian partners and their capacity to cope with the crisis.

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  18. Who's to blame for South Sudan's civil war?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Al Jazeera

    Two years after South Sudan gained its independence in 2011, a civil war erupted that has left the country devastated, with recent reports emerging of a man-made famine. For "Mama" Rebecca Garang, widow of the country's founder, its poor leadership is to blame, specifically President Salva Kiir.

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  19. Is Israel winning?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Al Jazeera

    In this week's UpFront, we speak to Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett, who cites the Bible as proof of Israel's claim over the occupied West Bank. And in a special interview, we speak to the "mother of South Sudan" and former adviser to President Salva Kiir, Rebecca Garang.

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  20. Ethiopia and South Sudan agree to construct oil routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Sudan Tribune

    President Salva Kiir and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have agreed to build a road linking the two countries enabling South Sudan to export its oil to the landlocked Ethiopia. Kiir and Desalegn on Friday signed eight cooperation agreements to enhance economic cooperation and border security between the two neighbouring countries.

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