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  1. President Kiir Removes VP Machar, Appoints Taban DengRead the original story

    37 min ago | PressReleasePoint

    In a potentially destabilizing political move, South Sudan President Salva Kiir has removed First Vice President Riek Machar, replacing him with Mining Minister Taban Deng Gai. John Prendergast , Founding Director of the Enough Project , said: "This move represents another marker in the South Sudan's slow motion political suicide.

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  2. SPLM-IO Faction Moves to Replace First VP MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    Taban Deng Gai, shown Jan. 8, 2014, has been nominated to become South Sudan's Acting First Vice President to replace Riek Machar. Members of the SPLM In Opposition nominated Taban Deng Gai over the weekend to become South Sudan's Acting First Vice President to replace Riek Machar, who went into hiding shortly after fighting broke out in the capital, Juba, in early July.

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  3. South Sudan president sacks his deputyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Monday fired his deputy and rival Riek Machar in a presidential decree, deepening political crisis that has engulfed the youngest nation since the outbreak of heavy clashes on July 8. President Kiir appointed Mining Minister Taban Deng Gai after a faction of the former rebels Sudan People's liberation in Opposition in Juba on Saturday endorsed Gai as head of the movement following Machar's departure from Juba after days of clashes between his forces and those loyal to president Kiir.

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  4. South Sudan President replaces his rival and VP Riek MacharRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ABC News

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir has replaced Vice-President and rival Riek Machar, a move that could potentially undermine last year's peace deal and reignite war in Africa's youngest nation. According to a decree "for the appointment of the first vice-president of the republic of South Sudan", read on the country's national broadcaster, Mr Kiir said he had appointed Taban Deng Gai to the post.

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  5. South Sudan's president replaces his rival Machar as deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar and South Sudan's President Salva Kiir exchange signed peace agreement documents in Addis Ababa in this May 9, 2014 file photo. South Sudan President Salva Kiir replaced his vice president and rival Riek Machar on Monday, a move that could potentially undermine last year's peace deal and reignite war in Africa's youngest nation.

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  6. Africa/South Sudan -Food crisis heightens following fresh outbreak of civil warRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fides News

    The food crisis in South Sudan has worsened with the new outbreak of civil war . For thousands of people fleeing their homes and the many who stay behind, food is the main priority.

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  7. Police force return to work in North Darfur locality after 13-year absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    ... However, the different rebel groups dismissed these statements. Commissioner of Ambro locality Ali Ahmed al-Tahir told Sudan Tribune that the return of the police to the locality after 13 years underscores that the situation in the area is stable, ...

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  8. S. Sudanese operatives close newspaper, detain editorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    The editor of an Arabic newspaper has been detained and the paper shutdown by South Sudan security forces after it published inaccurate information. Information minister Michael Makuei Lueth speaks at a media forum as presidential press secretary Ateny Wek Ateny looks on in Juba on 7 September 2014 The editor of Al-Watan newspaper, Michael Christopher was arrested on Saturday by security operatives and his whereabouts remain unknown.

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  9. Advocacy group warns of "full-scale war" in S. SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Sudan Tribune

    South Sudan President Salva Kiir's removal of the armed opposition leader, Riek Machar and appointing Taban Deng Gai as the country's first vice-president could ignite a "full-scale war", an advocacy group warned on Monday. Arms and light weapons have been used by both warring parties in South Sudan to commit abuses "This move represents another marker in the South Sudan's slow motion political suicide," said Enough Project's Founding Director, John Prendergast.

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  10. South Sudan conflict: Artists sing for peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... t we need for this nation to go forward." "We can't hold a gun and fight - but this is how we can bring peace in South Sudan - through music."

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  11. South Sudan refugee influx overwhelms Ugandan reception centresRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | IRIN

    Uganda has received 30,000 refugees in just three weeks and reception facilities are overflowing. Recent fighting in South Sudan has caused a new wave of arrivals, putting pressure on its southern neighbour, which was already hosting half a million refugees.

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  12. Insecurity hampers fight against cholera outbreak in South SudanRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    Twelve-year-old South Sudanese William Nyarcoth has spent five days in a cholera treatment center at Juba Teaching Hospital after developing severe diarrhea that left him dehydrated and weak. The ailing teenager is receiving treatment for suspected cholera infection, which the South Sudan ministry of health said has been reported on more 140 people.

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  13. Insecurity hampers fight against cholera outbreak in S. Sudan: health agenciesRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Twelve-year-old South Sudanese William Nyarcoth has spent five days in a cholera treatment center at Juba Teaching Hospital after developing severe diarrhea that left him dehydrated and weak. The ailing teenager is receiving treatment for suspected cholera infection, which the South Sudan ministry of health said has been reported on more 140 people.

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  14. East Africa: Cattle Traders Stranded As South Sudan Buyers Stay AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Cattle traders and farmers in northern Uganda are stranded without market for their animals due to absence of buyers from South Sudan following the fighting there. Most farmers and dealers who had taken their animals for sale at Arapai cattle market in Soroti District on Thursday went back with their livestock as agents of South Sudan traders failed to show up.

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  15. Uganda: Govt May Use Social Security Fund to Bail Out Indebted 'Tycoons'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... that he too had been approached by several businesses seeking help. He said some of them lost their property in South Sudan; government owes others money while some said they were suffering because of high interest rates. Other businesses, he said, ...

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  16. Museveni advises S. Sudan to accept deployment of regional forces - Monday, 25 July 2016 08:42Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    ... discussions on regional peace and security, particularly the proposed deployment of additional foreign troops in South Sudan. This week, President Kiir vowed to not allow even a "single foreign soldier" to deploy in South Sudan in his reaction to ...

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  17. HMH Progressing Well on its - ECO Vision 2020'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Hospitality Management Holdings 106/107,Madina Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers, P.O.Box 66232 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Phone: +971 4 42 30 101 Fax: +971 4 42 30 102 Visit Website HMH is progressing well on its ECO Vision 2020 with the aim of reducing energy and water consumption at the various hotels managed by the group by 20 per cent year on year. In doing so, the pioneer among local hotel chains from the Middle East, is leading the way in sustainability programmes.

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  18. Uganda: Kiir Rushes to Kampala for Talks With MuseveniRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Embattled South Sudan President Salva Kiir at the weekend rushed to Kampala for talks with President Museveni amid mounting political tension back home. President Kiir held two back-to- back closed-door meetings at State House Entebbe with his counterpart and select government ministers, according to senior Presidential press secretary, Don Wanyama.

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  19. NFF sulks over F/Eagles ousterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Vanguard

    ... side failed the Afcon 2017 acid test on inferior away goal. The Flying Eagles won the first leg 2-1 in Omdurman, Sudan and needed just a draw to secure the Afcon ticket. Akinwunmi said the Afcon loss is bitter for a side that have not experienced ...

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  20. Africa: Holders Nigeria Dumped By Sudan - Egypt, South Africa ThroughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    Nigeria became the next in line on the casualty table of the qualifiers for the U-20 AFCON Zambia 2017 after Sudan shockingly beat them 4-3 in Lagos on Saturday, and confirm their place for next year's tournament. With the aggregate scores tied at 5-5 over the two legs, the continental record champions with seven titles under their belt thus failed to progress via away goals despite managing a 2-1 away win in Omdurman a fortnight ago.

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