Jonglei

By IAfrica
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Aug 26th, 2014
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Human Wrongs Watch By Mike Pflanz*, (UNICEF) – As a food crisis threatens millions in conflict-stricken South Sudan, families are eating whatever they can to survive. Without more urgent international help, many will likely die of starvation.* KIECH KUON, South Sudan, 25 August 2014 – In the field ne...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 23rd, 2014
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– By James Copnall Maban county, Upper Nile state, South Sudan, August 2014 Until early August, Maban county was mostly famous for the misery of others. Nearly 130,000 Sudanese refugees live – and sometimes die – in desperately difficult conditions in several makeshift camps in Maban, having fled the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2014
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By Andreas Hirblinger Inclusivity Will Fix It The peace negotiations for South Sudan could resolve the crisis only through a “genuine and inclusive political dialogue”, [1] according to Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister, Tedros Adhanom, recently speaking on behalf of the Intergovernmental Authority for Dev...
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Apr 25th, 2014
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By solomondersso Blog With its descent into an unconscionably self-destructive civil war, South Sudan lost its innocence, shattering the newly found hopes and aspirations of its people; a people that endured so much brutality for far too long. Little wonder that South Sudanese received the independen...
By IAfrica
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Apr 22nd, 2014
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By Peter Gai Manyuon “A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death”, from unknown author. According to what had happened in Jonglei State Capital Bor on the 17th of April 2014 where one hundred and for...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Apr 21st, 2014
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More than 200 people sheltering inside mosque killed after rebels ousted government troops, according to UN investigators Rebels loyal to renegade VP Reik Machar slaughtered hundreds of civilians when they seized the South Sudan oil hub of Bentiu, hunting down men, women and children who had sought r...
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Apr 18th, 2014
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BY: Tong Kot Kuocnin, JUBA, Very obvious, that this war is a needless war. This war is useless. This war is unjustifiable. This war is unreasonable. This war is uncalled for. Then, why for it? Why, because I needed to stay in power for long? Why, because I wanted to enriched my family and my [...]
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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VOA Officials in South Sudan say gunmen have raided a United Nations compound housing 5,000 civilians and U.N. peacekeepers, killing at least 20 people and wounding 60. Officials say armed youths overran the U.N. Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) compound Thursday in the capital of Jonglei state, Bor, ...
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Apr 15th, 2014
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By Biruk Mekonnen, Addis Fortune The recent media hype regarding military cooperation between South Sudan and Egypt has grabbed the attention of those who closely follow developments in the region. This is mainly because of the central role South Sudan is playing in the regional peace and security an...
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Apr 2nd, 2014
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By Margaret Barthel  1. It’s the world’s youngest country. The background: following years of conflict, South Sudan peacefully gained its independence from Sudan in July 2011 after voters approved a referendum creating the new country. The split was hailed as a step towards full peace in a region dee...