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South Sudan lawmaker claims legitimacy of Maban militia

A South Sudanese member of national legislative assembly has described the formation of Maban Defence Force, a local militia outfit in Maban County, Upper Nile state, as "legitimate force".

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Scoop

NZratifies new treaty to control the $85bn global arms trade

Wellington, September 2nd 2014: By ratifying the new Arms Trade Treaty today New Zealand has played an historic role in helping end the irresponsible, lethal trade in weapons and ammunition that has devastated the lives of millions of people, according to campaigners.

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New York Post

ISIS threatens to kill British peacekeeper next

The malicious masked militant who has already beheaded two journalists has named his next victim - a former British soldier who had dedicated his life to peacekeeping in war-torn countries like South Sudan and Syria.

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Rediff.com

10 most dangerous places to work

The salary and profile was lucrative but something stunned him. In briefing, he was told that he has to deal with warlords and extremists and will not be given security on daily basis.

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Central Ohio

Capital Download: Hopes, then civil war in South Sudan

Susan D. Page was the first U.S. ambassador to the newest nation in the world, South Sudan.

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The Aiken Standard

NOBLE: SC Women - Afghanistan and Rwanda

The world is shrinking and with the Internet we are now all hyper-connected. One result of this is that where once we looked at problems as local or maybe state and national issues, now we can see issues simultaneously on a local to global level - all at the same time and in real time.

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New Vision

New UN rep for S.Sudan warns of 'huge challenge'

The new UN chief for South Sudan arrived in the conflict-wracked country Tuesday, a week after gunmen shot down a UN helicopter to break the fourth ceasefire deal in nine months.

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Daily Monitor

Another Lukaya bus accident victim dies in hospital

Another student among those that were involved in last Friday's road accident at Lukaya Town along Kampala-Masaka highway has died.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Rebels Warn of 'Full-Scale' War As Sanctions Loom

South Sudanese rebels led by former vice-president, Riek Machar have warned of "full-scale" war against government forces, days after negotiations between the two rivals were pushed by East African regional mediators to 13 September.

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Korea Herald

South Sudanese mayor thanks Park for humanitarian aid

A South Sudanese city mayor has sent a thank-you note to South Korean President Park Geun-hye for Korean troops' reconstruction efforts in the war-torn African region, the defense ministry here said Monday.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

In-depth Africa

Lul Koang & Philip Aguer: Two symbols of lies & greed for power

South Sudanese can sometimes be excused in many things because the country is new and its institutional strength is weak.

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Daily Monitor

11 killed, scores injured in four Gulu-Juba road accidents

The accidents involved a Fuso Truck travelling from Mbale to Juba that overturned at Atiak Trading Centre in Amuru District on Friday evening killing three and injuring four people.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Cholera Down but Malaria and Parasitic Disease Up - MSF

South Sudan's cholera crisis is waning but humanitarian workers are now battling increased cases of malaria and the parasitic disease kala azar, with children most affected.

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In-depth Africa

IGAD is Failing in South Sudan Mediation: Rebel Spokesperson

THE chief mediator mediating the peace talks between the two warring parties in South Sudan under the auspices of the African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development , has insisted that SPLM-In-Opposition led by the former vice-president, Riek Machar, did in fact sign the matrix on ceasefire agreement despite dismissal by the ... (more)

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MYREPUBLICA.com

CoAS Rana leaving for three African countries today

A five-member high-level team led by Chief of Army Staff General Gaurav Shumsher Rana is leaving for visit of three African nations on Sunday.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boston.com

Massimo Sestini/Italian Polizia di Stato via Afp/Getty Images/file...

Anyone conducting a global news search over the past few days under the terms "Catholic" and "politics" would find the usual wealth of material, including the following five storylines from around the world: In the United States, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, president of the US bishops' conference, issued a thumbs-down for new revisions to the Obama ... (more)

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New Vision

Chinese firm CHEC given $8bn railway deal

The Government has signed an agreement, finally giving away the giant and lucrative deal to upgrade and expand Uganda's railway network to standard gauge, to a Chinese firm China Harbor Engineering Company .

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The Globe and Mail

Keeping 10-year-olds out of uniform

Samantha Nutt is the author of Damned Nations: Greed, Guns, Armies and Aid. She is a founder of War Child.

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Foreign Policy

No Place to Heal

South Sudan's hospitals have become targets for both sides in the brutal, ongoing civil war.

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In-depth Africa

Western Bhar El Ghazal in South Sudan: Current Brutality

All that is happening in Western Bhar El Ghazal State now is major harassment, intimidation and arrests.

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