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Today, Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard announced nearly $22 million in additional humanitarian assistance for refugees and internally displaced persons in South Sudan and South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Uganda.
One of the surviving representatives of the Korean Comfort Women who were forced to be sex slaves for Japanese military men, she met in June with the Rev.
Health workers in Fashoda County in South Sudan's Upper Nile State say four people have died of cholera and about 100 people have been affected by the disease.
A month ago, the two protagonists in South Sudan's civil war promised to make peace within 60 days.
J. Peter Pham, the director of the Africa Center for the Atlantic Council in Washington, says the White House still sees Africa through a decades-old framework in which it is viewed as an impoverished continent with country leaders traveling to Washington hat in hand rather than as nations with robust and growing economies.
"Commanders and political leaders continue to obstruct the peace process. Perpetrators of gross human rights violations are enjoying impunity," the EU said.
A Sudan People's Liberation Army officer shouts during a parade at the 31st anniversary of the SPLA in Juba May 16, 2014.
The Sham fight is one of the largest cultural events in the Northern Ireland calendar and more than 100,000 people are expected in Scarva on Monday, July 14. The annual clash between King William and King James and the massive procession through the beautiful village, is now firmly established as a major tourist attraction.
Mobile subscribers in Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda and South Sudan are set to enjoy cross-border calls at the same rates under the planned 'One-Network-Area' scheme.
's 35-year-old sister Kourtney Kardashian was seen telling her partner, "I'm pregnant."
Lancet Global Health has published a research suggesting about 15 million children suffer from tuberculosis annually while 53 million succumb to latent TB infection that may eventually lead to contagious TB.
The day's top showbiz news and headlines including Justin Bieber faces his egg-throwing case, George Clooney criticizes Britain's Daily Mail, and Keira Knightley visits South Sudan.
People fled violence in Juba in December and sought shelter inside U.N. staff compounds like this one in Juba, which rapidly became camps for the displaced.
The British actress - who is no stranger to traveling for philanthropic work - recently toured a South Sudanese refugee camp on a trip that coincides with the region's three-year anniversary of its independence from Sudan.
South Sudan's Ministry of Health says only 6,800 people living with HIV are currently receiving treatment, less than half the number of people who enrolled for treatment a year ago.
More sub-Saharan Africans are living in extreme poverty now than in 1990, says a UN report, warning the region will miss most of its development goals.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 01:59 am
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